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Cleantech Revolution — The Plan

June 16th, 2017 | by Andrea Bertoli

Cleantech leaders from 11 countries are now set to converge on Berlin and Wroclaw for the next edition of our Cleantech Revolution Tour. We have longtime EV and solar leaders from the UK, France, the Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Ukraine, Slovakia, Hungary, the USA, Sweden, and Portugal joining the conference


Unilever UK Now Powered 100% By Renewable Energy

May 30th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

European consumer goods company Unilever has announced that its UK manufacturing sites are now powered 100% by renewable energy, thanks to several Power Purchase Agreements it has signed over the past six months.


“Think Blue” Volkswagen Program Intends To Cut Environmental Impact ~50% By 2025

May 27th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

The goals of Volkswagen's ongoing effort to be more environmentally friendly go beyond producing more electric cars. The environmental targets of its resource-optimized factories are also focused on aligning with the Paris Climate Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. Volkswagen is now planning 45% reduction instead of 25% reduction in CO2 emissions, energy and water consumption, waste production, and solvent emissions by 2018 (compared with 2010)


UK Renewables Break Records, Coal Drops To 6%

May 16th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

The first quarter of the year was an impressive one for the UK's renewable energy fleet, with wind farms recording their highest ever quarterly output and solar power reaching a new high of its own for peak power output.


Cities Across USA Continue To Commit To 100% Renewable Electricity

May 6th, 2017 | by Kyle Field

Hello Solar put together an interactive map documenting all of the cities in the US that have committed to moving to 100% renewable energy*. The map includes the timing on which the cities have committed to complete the transition and the population of each for context. (Note: since the site and many cities write "100% renewable energy," we are using that language, but many of these commitments are actually just about 100% renewable energy for electricity or electricity + heating.)


Renewables = Over 50% New Electricity Capacity But 16% Of Energy Investment

January 24th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

Only 18% of energy investment in renewables despite >50% of new power capacity being renewables is, to me, a sign that the carbon bubble is still growing, but it's also a giant Post-it note telling investors that it's time to shift focus and put money into the future ... if they want the future to be kind to them


Renewables Now Cheapest, But How To Enable Faster Renewable Energy Growth?

January 22nd, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

Renewable energy is now the cheapest option, on average, for new electricity capacity around the world — developed countries like the US as well as developing countries. As I noted the other day, we need to keep channeling this message to the broader public, and especially decision-makers, but there are other things to do in order to increase renewable energy growth



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