Tesla opens much anticipated

Tesla opens much anticipated 'Gigafactory' to expand battery production

Tuesday, 26 July 2016 Dan McCue

Tesla officially opened its $5 billion "Gigafactory" outside Sparks, Nevada  on Tuesday, unveiling a facility that could almost double the world's production of lithium-ion batteries by 2018.

The Blue Circle approved for Vietnamese wind project

The Blue Circle approved for Vietnamese wind project

Thursday, 28 July 2016 Robin Whitlock

Leading Southeast Asian wind energy developer The Blue Circle has received an Investment Certificate from the relevant authorities in Vietnam for its 40 MW Dam Nai project in Ninh Thuan province, South Vietnam.

Solar survey reveals a third of UK jobs lost over the past year

Solar survey reveals a third of UK jobs lost over the past year

Tuesday, 26 July 2016 Robin Whitlock

A third of solar jobs have been lost in the past year and a further 30 percent of solar businesses expect to cut staff in the next 12 months, according to a detailed new analysis published today by the Solar Trade Association and PwC.

Scientists in US state of Florida develop military grade aviation biofuel

Scientists in US state of Florida develop military grade aviation biofuel

Thursday, 21 July 2016 REM

A team of scientists at West Palm Beach, Florida-based Alliance BioEnergy Plus Inc.’s subsidiary Ek Laboratories havedeveloped a pathway to produce JP-8, an advanced military grade aviation biofuel.

Wello signs LOI for wave energy demonstration project

Wello signs LOI for wave energy demonstration project

Monday, 25 July 2016 Robin Whitlock

Finnish wave energy technology developer Wello Oy has signed a letter of intent with its local Korean partner company BSR CO. Ltd to establish an ocean wave energy demonstration project in Korea.

New public hydrogen station installed at Hyundai Motor HQ in Offenbach, Germany

New public hydrogen station installed at Hyundai Motor HQ in Offenbach, Germany

Friday, 29 July 2016 Robin Whitlock

Hyundai Motor Europe’s headquarters is to become home to a hydrogen station operated by Air Liquide which will enable drivers of fuel cell electric vehicles to refill in only 3-5 minutes.