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Toyota is creating a combustion engine that directly generates electricity

Electric vehicles have come a long way in recent years, but even the premium-priced Tesla cars are short on range compared to good old internal combustion. Gasoline is probably going to remain part of our transportation makeup into the foreseeable … Continue reading

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Date set for start of India’s solar anti-dumping investigation

The Indian government has announced a date for a preliminary hearing for its investigation into anti-dumping allegations against PV module manufacturers in China, Taiwan, USA and Malaysia. The investigation was announced last year following a petition by the Solar Manufacturers Association, representing … Continue reading

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European Commission reveals August duty rates on Chinese solar companies upto 67.9%

The European Commission has published in its Official Journal details of duties levied on Chinese manufacturers with Delsolar hit the hardest. Yingli fared best with a duty rate of 37.3% as well as Jinzhou Yangguang Energy 38.3%. Delsolar was handed … Continue reading

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The largest PV System Integrator / EPC companies for 2012: First Solar, Sun Edison, BELECTRIC…..

IHS’s table of the world’s top 15 EPC companies. Source: IHS. US giant First Solar became the world’s largest engineering, procurement and construction contractor (EPC) last year, according to a report from IHS Research. The study also revealed a shift … Continue reading

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Mixed Greens: EU talks climate targets as global fossil subsidies hit $2tn for oil, natural gas, coal and electricity production

The European Union has proposed a new package of carbon and renewable energy targets for 2030 that could see the introduction of a 40 per cent carbon reduction target, as well as a 30 per cent share target for renewable … Continue reading

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JNNSM Phase II – Draft Policy

Moving forward after 2 successful bids, MNRE has now released the JNNSM_Phase_II_Dec_2012_Draft The draft policy makes for some good reading on the current scenario of Solar in India with information presented on the various facets of the prior policies and summaries … Continue reading

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Andhra Pradesh Solar Policy – 2012

GOVERNMENT OF ANDHRA PRADESH – ABSTRACT Clean and Green Energy – Development of Solar Power in Andhra Pradesh – Andhra Pradesh Solar Power Policy – Order – Issued. —————————————————————————————- ENERGY (RES-A1) DEPARTMENT G.O. Ms. No. 39 Dt. 26-09-2012 ORDER:- In order … Continue reading

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FutureShip Designs Zero-Emission Fuel Cell Ferry for Scandlines

Further to Scandlines’ expression of interest in fuel cell ferries for the Fehmarn Belt crossing between Denmark and Germany, a shipping efficiency consultancy has produced a design for the proposed ferries. Germanischer Lloyd subsidiary FutureShip has developed a zero-emission propulsion concept for Scandlines, which could … Continue reading

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Complete Tamil Nadu Solar Energy Policy 2012

Tamil Nadu has again proved to be at the forefront of generating renewable energy by creating an investor and environmental friendly Solar Policy which puts in the right set of incentives to bridge the tremendous power gap as well as … Continue reading

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Solar water heaters see high demand

RENEWABLE POWER:Solar water heaters installed in Coimbatore. Thrust on green concepts, increasing power cuts and better awareness on solar products have resulted in high demand for solar water heaters in the last two years. Some companies in Coimbatore say that … Continue reading

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