Category Archives: News

China Revs Up Green Car Industry with Fresh Subsidies

published: 2010-07-09 15:42 | editor | category: News
Sixteen Chinese car firms, including high-profile plug-in electric hybrid manufacturer BYD, were approved for generous new subsidies as part of a government programme designed to drive adoption of greener vehicles. An announce...  more

JA Solar Announces 70MW Supply Agreement With Solar-Fabrik AG

published: 2010-07-09 15:39 | editor | category: News
JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: JASO), a leading manufacturer of high-performance solar power products, today announced it has entered into supply agreements with Solar-Fabrik AG. Under the terms of the agreements, JA Solar...  more

Vestas Receives Order for 23 MW in Italy

published: 2010-07-09 15:37 | editor | category: News
Vestas has received an order for the delivery of 13 – plus one in option - V90-1.8 MW wind turbines for the “Volturino” wind farm in Apulia, Italy. The contract includes supply, installation and commissioning...  more

U.K.: Ford Set to Go Live With Electric Vehicles

published: 2010-07-08 15:01 | editor | category: News
Ford's global electric vehicles plan is benefitting from participation in the UK Government's "Ultra-Low Carbon Vehicle Demonstrator" programme.    Ford's European electrification programme...  more

Solar-Powered Swiss Plane Gets Its Day in The Sun

published: 2010-07-08 14:59 | editor | category: News
Solar energy technology took an important step this week as Swiss researchers prepared for the longest test flight ever undertaken by a solar-powered airplane. The test flight began on Wednesday in Switzerland and was set to co...  more