Clean energy business accelerating program open now – Energy Matters

A clean energy business accelerating program designed to help startups and businesses to achieve a 100% clean energy future has announced its second intake with registration open now. The program is now accepting its second intake of businesses after only 2 months of launching in April according to a press release. Of the first four … Read more

Report: Trump DOE budget would cut renewables office 70%, fossil 54%, nuclear 31%

Dive Brief: The Trump administration is planning deep cuts for offices focused on renewable energy, nuclear power and fossil fuel research at the Department of Energy, according to Axios. A draft budget document viewed by the outlet reportedly includes a 70% cut to the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, a 54% cut to … Read more

Amazon’s Clean Energy Procurements Should Include Nuclear, Say Advocates

A coalition of scientists, clean energy advocates, business leaders and Ohio political leaders is asking Amazon to expand its renewable energy procurement policy to include nuclear power, in the hopes of saving two plants in Ohio that might go out of business. Amazon is a major employer and energy customer in the Ohio, where Republican … Read more

China, India on track to beat climate goals by cutting coal, boosting renewables

Slowing coal use in China and India has put the world’s two most populous countries on track to beat their carbon emission goals under the Paris climate agreement, according to a new analysis. Greenhouse gas emissions from both countries are growing more slowly than they predicted just a year ago, and the difference is substantial—roughly … Read more

StoreDot demos EV battery that reaches a full charge in 5 minutes

StoreDot, an Israeli startup known for making fast-charging batteries, announced its model for EVs in 2015. The company claims that its EV battery can reach a full charge within only five minutes and can keep the car running for 300 miles. Now, to prove that its technology works, StoreDot has demonstrated its product’s charging capability … Read more

Hey IoT developers — it’s time you knew your rights

Ahead of the IoT World conference in Santa Clara, California, today, IoT network firm Silver Spring Networks, laid down a marker and published their “Know your Rights” white paper, pointing out what IoT developers should require from network providers. Issues around the best network options for the growing world of IoT are critical right now, and … Read more

India ranked 2nd in EY renewable energy attractiveness index

India has moved up to the second spot from third position in this year’s ‘Renewable energy country attractiveness index’ released by EY. This is primarily due to a combination of strong government support and increasingly attractive economics, EY said in a statement. According to the statement, India continued its upward trend in the index to … Read more