More than a Million Kiwis Cycling into Summer

More than one million(1) New Zealanders regularly get on their bikes, and that number is growing. The NZ Transport Agency has a target of 10 million more cycling trips annually by 2019, and national cycling manager Dougal List says he’s heartened by reaching the million milestone. “It’s fantastic that more than a quarter of our

Google Powering the Internet with Renewable Energy

Today we’re announcing the largest, and most diverse, purchase of renewable energy ever made by a non-utility company. Google has already committed to purchase more renewable energy than any other company. Now, through a series of new wind and solar projects around the world, we’re one step closer to our commitment to triple our purchases

SolarCity Opens Regional Workforce Training Center in West Las Vegas

Democratic Leader Senator Aaron Ford, Senator Ruben Kihuen, and other Nevada leaders participate in celebrating local job creator’s commitment to make Nevada the regional hub for training the 21st century energy workforce LAS VEGAS – SolarCity® (NASDAQ: SCTY), America’s #1 solar power provider, is expanding its Nevada presence with a new, 13,000-square foot regional training center

UK HS2 Route from West Midlands to Crewe to Open 6 Years Early

Chancellor George Osborne confirmed today that the high speed rail link connecting the West Midlands to Crewe will open six years ahead of schedule in 2027. For North Wales the planned hub station at Crewe will provide access to high speed passenger services and unlock new employment and business opportunities in the region. Set to

Five Things You Need To Know About COP21

On Monday, November 30, 2015, the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP-21) – the annual meeting of countries that are parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) – will kick off in Paris, France. Here are five things to know about COP-21, and about the importance of global climate action. 1.  COPs have

COP21: Behind the Scenes at the U.S. Center

Nearly 200 nations are gathering in Paris for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which is also known as the 21st Conference of the Parties or COP-21, from November 30 through December 11, 2015. These negotiations are a critical step forward toward global climate action. Throughout the two weeks of COP-21, the State

Formula E & Kinetik Announce Driverless Support Series

Formula E and Kinetik today announced a partnership with the intention to launch a global race series for driverless electric cars. This new championship called ‘ROBORACE’ will provide a competitive platform for the autonomous driving solutions that are now being developed by many large industrial automotive and technology players as well as top tech universities.

S&P: How Climate Change Can Impact Sovereign Ratings

MADRID (Standard & Poor’s) – Climate change will exacerbate the negative sovereign rating impact of major natural disasters, Standard & Poor’s said in a report published today, “The Heat Is On: How Climate Change Can Impact Sovereign Ratings.” “Our simulations indicate that climate change-related natural hazards can harm sovereign ratings,” said Standard & Poor’s credit

Sustainability Changing Cities for the Better

More than 800 experts in planning, urban design and commercial property will come together at the City of Sydney-sponsored Green Cities conference to discuss sustainable building initiatives. The annual conference, run by the Property Council of Australia and the Green Building Council of Australia, will attract some of the most innovative and influential specialists in

Kandi to Deliver Up to 3,000 K17 Units to MPT Program in Nanjing

Jinhua, China – Kandi Technologies Group, Inc. (the “Company” or “Kandi”) (NASDAQ GS: KNDI), today (11-23-15) announced that Kandi Electric Vehicles Group Co., Ltd. (the “JV Company”, a 50/50 Joint Venture between Kandi and Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd.) signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Nanjing Bustil Technology Co., Ltd. (“Nanjing Bustil”) and its related subsidiaries for