Hawaii is making progress toward its goal of going all-renewable by 2045, increasing its electricity generated by renewables to more than 21 percent and its efficiency savings to 1,575 gigawatt-hours, Maui Now reports.
STOCKHOLM (AP) — National Electric Vehicle Sweden, the electric vehicle company born out of the ashes of Swedish automaker Saab, has inked a $12 billion deal with a Chinese leasing firm that it says goes a long way to meeting its business objectives.
In a statement Thursday, the company said it will be providing 150,000 sedans to Panda New Energy Co., a vehicle leasing company with a focus on low emission mobility solutions. It valued the deal at 78 billion yuan.
AES Energy Storage’s deal with LG Chem to supply batteries for its Advancion platform being marketed for grid operators is a signal of the accelerating growth in the sector, The Washington Post reports.
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled unanimously against tycoon and U.S. presidential contender Donald Trump in his battle to stop an offshore wind farm near his upscale Scottish golf resort.
Trump claims the 11-turbine project, approved by the Scottish government in 2013, will spoil the view from his golf course near Aberdeen in eastern Scotland. He has vowed to stop further development of the resort if the wind farm goes ahead.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gov. Brian Sandoval called Nevada lawmakers into a special legislative session starting Wednesday to approve tax breaks and incentives for electric carmaker Faraday Future, which wants to build a $1 billion plant in North Las Vegas.
The Republican governor issued a formal proclamation late Tuesday that scheduled a session for 5 p.m. Wednesday in Carson City. The incentive package is the only item up for discussion, in spite of lobbying to add more items to the agenda, and the session is expected to wrap up within a few days.
Pioneer Natural Resources is the second U.S. firm, after Enterprise Products, to begin exploring how to take advantage of the end of the U.S. oil export ban and could begin shipments by the middle of next year, The Hill reports.
Two competing initiatives designed to give Florida residents a constitutional right to rooftop solar energy are running out of time without enough signatures yet to make next November's ballot, the Naples Daily News reports.
SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive joined Sen. Charles E. Schumer in Buffalo this week to call the five-year extension of a federal tax subsidy "super important" to the continued growth of the solar power industry, The Buffalo News reports.
Continued concerns about oversupply forced oil prices downward early Wednesday, nearing an 11-year low already reached once this week. London Brent fell 31 cents to $37.05 a barrel while U.S. crude remained unchanged at $37.50, Reuters reports.
A group of researchers at MIT, the University of California-Berkeley, and the University of Colorado have developed a new computer microchip that uses optical technology and creates the potential to make future computer data centers more energy efficient, the journal Science reports.
A Japanese court on Thursday rejected safety concerns and approved letting Kansai Electric Power, the country's second biggest utility, restart four nuclear reactors shuttered since the 2011 Fukushima disaster, Reuters reports.