Power for America, Utility Workers Launch First-of-Its-Kind Renewable Energy Specialist Apprenticeship Program

Program Offers Path to Employment for In-Demand Renewable Industry Jobs WASHINGTON, DC (AUGUST 5, 2019) – The Power for America Training Trust Fund (P4A) and Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA), AFL-CIO today announced a unique, new union apprenticeship program… Read morePower for America, Utility Workers Launch First-of-Its-Kind Renewable Energy Specialist Apprenticeship Program

Forget Fast Fashion: 7 Things You Need to Know About Slow Fashion

Our climate has changed drastically over the past century, and 97% of climate scientists agree that human activities are of the main root causes of this issue. On a more positive note, people are starting to become aware of the impact we… Read moreForget Fast Fashion: 7 Things You Need to Know About Slow Fashion

Union groups create new renewable energy apprenticeship program

The Power for America Training Trust Fund (P4A) and Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA), AFL-CIO announced a unique, new union apprenticeship program that provides world-class skills training and a path to employment for in-demand jobs in the renewable energy… Read moreUnion groups create new renewable energy apprenticeship program

Canadian Solar brings Argentina’s largest solar farm on line

Canadian Solar has switched on the 100MW Cafayete PV plant in the northern Argentine province of Salta, taking the country’s installed solar capacity to more than 400MW — from almost nothing two years ago. The solar farm, which was contracted… Read moreCanadian Solar brings Argentina’s largest solar farm on line

Partners Launch Renewable Energy Apprenticeship Program

The Power for America Training Trust Fund (P4A) and Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA)-AFL-CIO have announced a new union apprenticeship program that will provide skills training and a path to employment for jobs in the renewable energy sector. According… Read morePartners Launch Renewable Energy Apprenticeship Program

Shell Installing Solar At Lubricant Plants

Shell is installing solar photovoltaic panels on the roofs of seven of its lubricant plants in China, India, Italy, Singapore and Switzerland. Altogether, the panels are expected to generate over 7,500 MWh of electricity annually, resulting in the avoidance of… Read moreShell Installing Solar At Lubricant Plants

DOE Announces Preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement to Examine Building a Versatile Test Reactor in the U.S.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published a Notice of Intent in the Federal Register announcing that the department will develop an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to… Read moreDOE Announces Preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement to Examine Building a Versatile Test Reactor in the U.S.

Brazilian oil giant Petrobras exits renewables business

Brazil’s state-controlled oil company Petrobras will scrap plans to invest in renewable energy projects, but says it will continue research and development projects in the field, according to chief executive Roberto Castello Branco. “About renewables, we are investing in research… Read moreBrazilian oil giant Petrobras exits renewables business

SibFU scientists discovered material that can make solar cells more efficient

Researchers at Siberian Federal University, together with colleagues from the Royal Institute of Technology (Stockholm, Sweden), discovered new properties of material based on palladium, which can increase the performance of solar cells. Palladium diselenide is a promising material whose properties… Read moreSibFU scientists discovered material that can make solar cells more efficient

OXIS Energy to develop proof-of-concept lightweight lithium sulfur cells for BYE AEROSPACE

The OXIS Energy Lithium-Sulfur battery cell technology offers significant benefits to aviation and as a result, it is collaborating with Bye Aerospace of Denver, Colorado to produce a common Li-S advanced battery cell for the high voltage battery pack system… Read moreOXIS Energy to develop proof-of-concept lightweight lithium sulfur cells for BYE AEROSPACE