Category Archives: Clean Energy

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Saudi Arabia’s $200 billion solar bet

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman revealed on Tuesday a Memorandum of Understanding with Japanese group SoftBank to invest $200 billion dollars in the development of a 200 GW solar power plant in Saudi Arabia. You read it right, $200 … Continue reading

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Norwegian winter EV test finds surprise winner

Any EV enthusiast knows that Norway is a country of early adopters, so much so that it actually keeps breaking records. Thanks to a generous incentive regime, something like half of all new car sales in the Scandinavian country are … Continue reading

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What’s so important about Geneva’s 2018 Motor Show

This year’s Salon Auto in Geneva will be remembered as the one where electric concept cars got finally replaced with production models. The transition has been years in the making, around ten or so in fact, but never did it … Continue reading

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Plans for World’s largest solar plant unveiled in India

India is set to build the largest solar power project in the World, with a proposed capacity of 4,000MW. The Government has announced the massive scheme in a press release by the Ministry for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises. The … Continue reading

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Largest tidal project in Europe gets go ahead

The largest tidal energy project in Europe has been granted permission by the Scottish Government. MeyGen Ltd., a joint venture between American investment bank Morgan Stanley, French independent power generator International Power and Australian tidal technology provider Atlantis Resources Corporation, … Continue reading

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PV market topped 21 GW in 2010, recession ahead

As more reliable data are released over last year’s photovoltaics installations figures, the picture of solar market’s growth is getting clearer. The latest information gathered from the World’s top markets have been summarised by EPIA (the European Photovoltaic Industry Association) in … Continue reading

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Italian ‘killer’ Decree threatens global solar industry

In a move that will shake the global PV industry like an earthquake, the Italian Government approved on 3rd March a long awaited Renewable Energy Decree that marks an unanticipated, early end to its incredible solar race. After months of … Continue reading

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Italy’s solar market booms beyond all predictions: 6 GWs in 2010

Just a few days ago I was about to start an article on the fast-rising pace of the Italian solar market, based on the available data from GSE (the Italian Government’s Energy Agency). I was to comment on what I … Continue reading

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Italian roads go solar with first sun powered motorway

Most people will be surprised, but Italy was the first country in the world to build motorways. In fact, the A8 “Milano-Laghi” motorway (“Milan-Lakes”, as it connects the city of Milan to Lake Como and Maggiore) was completed in 1926. … Continue reading

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World’s largest tidal turbine successfully installed in Scotland

On 24th August, Atlantis Resources Corporation successfully deployed its brand new AK1000 tidal turbine – the world’s largest rotor diameter tidal turbine – on its subsea berth, under 35 meters of water at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in … Continue reading

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