Orb Energy wants to expand solar energy throughout India

Orb Energy has plans to expand its business in India Orb Energy, a leading solar energy company, is looking to expand its business in India, where the demand for reliable access to clean power is growing quickly. According to Damian Miller, founder and CEO of Orb Energy, the company’s goal is to make affordable solar energy as accessible as possible. In order to accomplish this, the company designs and manufactures its own photovoltaic products. Orb Energy has also set up its own branch network in order to deliver these products…

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H&M offers million dollar reward for clothing recycling ideas

H&M is looking for new techniques to reused old clothes and is willing to pay for them. Due to mixed materials and the poor quality of recycled cotton, recycling clothing isn’t easy, but this hasn’t stopped the Swedish multinational retail-clothing company, H&M, from doing everything it can to find ways to recycle old clothes. While the company has launched previous clothing recycling initiatives, such as its global garment collection initiative, it’s now offering a $1.16 million reward for new ideas to reuse old clothes. Winners will be selected by a…

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Coca-Cola saves energy with green building technology

The Coca-Cola headquarters in Brussels improved its energy efficiency with Umisol window film. Coca-Cola has improved its energy efficient practices by installing a green building technology known as Umisol window film, an infrared blocking filter that offer effective energy efficient thermal insulation throughout the winter and solar control properties during the summer, which helps to improve indoor comfort and saves energy. Umisol window film improves the energy performance of existing buildings. The windows in the Coca-Cola HQ in Brussels were not replaced. Instead, they were double glazed with the film.…

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United Kingdom Solan Project Panorama Analysis and Market Growth, Trend, Research, Study and Forecast

“The Report United Kingdom Solan Project Panorama – Oil And Gas Upstream Analysis Report provides information on pricing, market analysis, shares, forecast, and company profiles for key industry participants. – MarketResearchReports.biz” United Kingdom Solan Project Panorama, GlobalDatas latest release, presents a comprehensive overview of the asset. This upstream report includes detailed qualitative and quantitative information on the asset, provides a full economic assessment and reflects several parameters including (but not limited to) geological profile, asset development and specific challenges. Based on this analysis, future outlook for the asset is presented…

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Uber has interest in electric vehicles from Tesla

Uber may be interested in purchasing 500,000 electric vehicles that are fully autonomous Famed ride-share company Uber may be interested in purchasing electric vehicles from Tesla Motors. Steve Jurvetson, an early investor in Tesla and a current board member of the company, has said that Uber’s CEO has shown significant interest in the company’s vehicles. According to Jurvetson, Uber may be interested in purchasing 500,000 electric vehicles from Tesla if the automaker can make these vehicles completed autonomous by 2020. Autonomous vehicles could have a major impact on the insurance…

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Ballard to bring hydrogen fuel cells to France

Ballard will supply Hydrogene de France with the fuel cells it needs Ballard Power Systems, a developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has announced that it has signed an agreement with Hydrogene de France, which intends to use fuel cells to power operations at a chemical plant in Bordeaux Metropole, France. Ballard will deliver a 1 megawatt fuel cell system, which is part of its ClearGen line of products. The fuel cell system will be used to provide electrical power and Ballard will offer engineering services and support for the program.…

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Amazon Makes Massive Wind Energy Investment

The e-commerce giant is showing it’s serious about its renewable energy goals. Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced that it has made an agreement with Iberdrola Renewables and will be purchasing electricity that is generated from a wind energy farm that Iberdrola will build, own, and operate. Construction started last week and the project is expected to come online December of next year. The wind farm will be called the Amazon Wind Farm U.S. East. The 208 megawatt (MW) wind project will be built in North Carolina’s Perquimans and Pasquotank…

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Electric car sharing may be expanded by BMW in the Future

The German motor company may eventually make EV sharing more than a simple side business. Presently, BMW offers a DriveNow electric car sharing service in several cities, which includes its i3 and ActiveE electric vehicles. However, the automaker is seeking to take its services even further, and will not only work toward expanding DriveNow, but also its other infrastructure-service concepts including ChargeNow and ParkNow, reported ecomento. BMW anticipates that car sharing will boost the profile of electric vehicles (EVs). Recently, BMW opened a Centre of Urban Mobility Competence. Its goal…

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Swag with a conscience: Choose eco-friendly promotional products

There is a wealth of choice when it comes to choosing promotional products for your business. To stand out and attract customers, one strategy is to capitalize on the fact that more and more consumers are shopping with an environmental conscience in mind.  There are many reasons why distributing eco-friendly promotional products is a good idea. There are many affordable options.  Pencils made from sustainable materials, for example, are an affordable and environmentally responsible choice. It is increasingly easy to locate environmentally responsible promotional products.  More and more companies are…

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Alternative energy news PR service on sale for a limited time

Big news deserves the best exposure. Alternative fuels, renewables, climate change and other environmental-related matters are hot topics right now, and Hydrogen Fuel News wants to help you spread the word about these important matters by offering a decreased rate for its PR submission service. Starting today, Monday June 22 and continuing for 20 days until July 11, you can take advantage of incredible savings on this excellent service that gives your alternative energy news wide scale brand exposure. Don’t miss out on the $5.99 press release submission service 20-day…

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IKEA to invest 600 million euros in renewables

Ikea also plans to provide 400 million euros in funding to support disadvantage communities most impacted by climate change. The world’s largest furniture retailer has announced that it intends to spend 1 billion euros ($1.13 billion) on renewables and on an IKEA Foundation funding commitment to help nations in need of support cope with climate change. The announcement coincides with a fundamental meeting in Bonn, where governments are getting ready for the negotiation of a global climate agreement at the COP21 meeting that will take place in Paris this December.…

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North American fuel cell market to experience healthy growth

Report highlights the growth of the fuel cell market in North America TechNavio, a market research publisher, has released a new report concerning the promise of the North American fuel cell market. Renewable energy has been gaining significant attention throughout North America, and fuel cells are beginning to attract more support in the region, especially when it comes to transportation. Because these energy systems produce no emissions, they are seen as an effective alternative to conventional energy systems, and their popularity is quickly rising across numerous sectors. US and Canada…

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Netflix wants a clean energy future

The on-demand internet media streaming service is pro renewable energy. Netflix, one of Amazon Web Service’s (AWS) major customers, wants to run a clean energy operation, and, according to the company’s recently released tech blog, it is committed to its goal of working with datacenter operators to boost its reliance on renewable sources of power. Netflix’s current energy mix includes an estimated 50 percent from renewable sources. Due to the fact that Netflix relies most heavily on clean powered AWS regions, such as the Oregon region, which is carbon neutral,…

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Study calls for reform to energy subsidies

Energy subsidies may be outdated and could be much more costly than previously thought A new study from the International Monetary Fund suggests that the cost of fossil-fuels is much higher than many believe. The study has found that the post-tax subsidy for energy, which also represents the environmental and health costs associated with traditional forms of power, will be $5.3 trillion in 2015. This is approximately 6% of the global gross domestic product and this is more than twice as high as the original predictions from the International Monetary…

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Solar energy companies are flocking to India

India is proving itself to be a good home for solar energy India continues to grow more attractive as a prominent market for solar energy. Over the past few months, several solar energy companies have announced that they will be coming to India to set up manufacturing facilities. These facilities will be responsible for the development and production of photovoltaic technologies, which will then be shipped throughout India and the rest of the world. Some companies are currently investigating the benefits of taking similar courses of action in India. Companies…

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Green efforts to help combat planned obsolescence

Consumer goods with low life spans means products need to be replaced more frequently. Planned obsolescence has existed for years and is a policy of deliberately creating consumer goods that quickly become obsolete and need to be replaced, which could be because the item was made using nondurable materials, frequently changing the designs for next gen models, or terminating the supply of replacement parts. Thus, these types of products are not only purposely designed to ensure that consumers will end up spending more in the long run to replace them,…

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