Monthly Archives: March 2018

Bucknell Asks For ‘All Hands On Deck’ To Address Climate Change

What can we do now? That simple but compelling question was at the heart of the sixth annual Bucknell Sustainability Symposium, held March 19–23 on campus. The interdisciplinary event featured faculty-led discussions, student presentations, snap talks, an outdoor movie and a keynote address, all centered on the call-to-action theme “Climate Changes: All Hands on Deck.” “We […]

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Tracy Morgan & Racing Royalty Nelson Piquet Jr. Lead Electric Vehicle Parade To Open New York Auto Show

Comedian Tracy Morgan and racing driver Nelson Piquet Jr. led an electric vehicle parade  officially opened the 118th New York International Automobile Show on Saturday morning. A fully-electric Formula E racing car led a fleet of electric vehicles along 11th Ave. to the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on the west side of New York.  […]

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DTE Energy to double renewable energy capacity by early 2020s

DTE Energy has submitted its 2018 Renewable Energy Plan to the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) proposing approximately 1,000 additional megawatts of carbon-free electricity from new wind and solar projects in Michigan scheduled to be completed by 2022. If approved, these new renewable energy projects would drive investment of more than $1.7 billion in Michigan […]

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Delaware River Solar, Ampion completes largest community solar project in New York State

Delaware River Solar and Ampion have completed the largest community distributed generation solar project in New York State. Serving over 350 customers, the 2.7 MW array will supply clean and affordable power to residents in rural New York. Under CDG, solar projects feed energy directly into the electric grid, and customers receive dollar credits for […]

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NextEra Energy, JinkoSolar announces deal for millions of solar panels; JinkoSolar opening factory in US

Two global solar energy leaders, U.S.-based NextEra Energy and China-based JinkoSolar Holding announced one of the largest solar panel supply deals in history. NextEra Energy announced that it is the counterparty to a major supply agreement that was announced by JinkoSolar in January. The companies amended the agreement this month, and JinkoSolar will supply NextEra Energy […]

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India should open up solar photovoltaic market: Trina Solar

Trina Solar of China, the largest manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels globally and India’s biggest supplier, awaits further easing of business conditions for the sector to begin production in the country for which the company has acquired land in Andhra Pradesh, according to Chairman and CEO Gao Jifan. In an exclusive chat here with […]

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JMI signs MoU with Sunsource Energy to install rooftop solar power plant

Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) has is all set to have the largest rooftop solar plant for which it has signed an MoU with Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) approved company, Sunsource Energy Pvt Ltd. As per the MoU, the NOIDA based company will execute the project on turnkey basis and maintain it for next […]

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China reaches 2020 carbon emission target three years ahead of schedule

China reached its 2020 carbon emission target three years ahead of schedule with the help of the country’s carbon trading system according to Xie Zhenhua, China’s representative to UNFCCC negotiations. The development provides an important boost to the Paris Agreement on Climate Action, which has the central goal to limit the global average temperature increase […]

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BYD warns profit to plunge on electric car subsidy cuts, shares tumble

China’s BYD Co, backed by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, warned subsidy cuts for new-energy vehicles could slash its quarterly profit by as much as 90 percent, driving its shares down almost 10 percent. The squeeze on BYD’s profits underscores the challenge carmakers are facing in the world’s largest auto market, which is moving toward pure […]

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