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  1. Tesla begun large-scale production of solar roof tiles
    Tesla begun large-scale production of solar roof tiles 4 Sep 2017

    American automaker, energy storage company, and solar panel manufacturer Tesla launched large-scale production of its glass solar roof tile at its Buffalo plant.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. Duke Energy Florida cancels nuclear project and invests $6 billion in clean energy projects instead
    Duke Energy Florida cancels nuclear project and invests $6 billion in clean energy projects instead 1 Sep 2017

    Energy company Duke Energy Florida filed a revised settlement agreement with the Florida Public Service Commission (FPSC) to cease plans to build a nuclear plant in western Florida and invest in a solar energy, storage, grid modernisation and other clean energy projects.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  3. New Jersey Congressman develops legislation to secure transition of fossil-fuel industry workers
    New Jersey Congressman develops legislation to secure transition of fossil-fuel industry workers 31 Aug 2017

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr announced his plans to create strong legislation able to secure the transition of workers employed by the fossil-fuel industry towards clean energy jobs.

    North America,Policy,Sustainable Energy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. Colorado electric utility Xcel Energy to shut down two coal units
    Colorado electric utility Xcel Energy to shut down two coal units 30 Aug 2017

    Xcel Energy, US electricity utility based in Minneapolis, announced that it is considering decommissioning two coal units-a decade earlier than planned, and replace the generational capacity with solar and wind energy, as well as natural gas.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. US investment management company Vanguard urges for disclosure of climate change risks
    US investment management company Vanguard urges for disclosure of climate change risks 25 Aug 2017

    Earlier this August, Pennsylvania-based investment management company, Vanguard, officially announced its stance towards climate risks, urging companies to disclose how investment and asset management companies will be affected from climate change.

    North America,Finance,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum
  6. 100% renewable energy fuelled micro-grid successfully operated in 24h test in Illinois
    100% renewable energy fuelled micro-grid successfully operated in 24h test in Illinois 23 Aug 2017

    Ameren Corporation, a Midwest-based utility and S&C Electric Company, a Chicago-based leader in smart grid solutions announced that they had successfully conducted a 24-hour islanding test at the recently deployed Ameren microgrid in Champaign, Illinois.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. Biggest city in Florida, Orlando, commits to 100% renewables
    Biggest city in Florida, Orlando, commits to 100% renewables 10 Aug 2017

    US city Orlando has approved on Tuesday the new target of reaching 100 per cent clean and renewable energy by 2050.

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  8. Utility to launch solar programme for low-income customers
    Utility to launch solar programme for low-income customers 7 Aug 2017

    The new pilot programme to make renewable energy available for low-income customers proposed by the utility Con Edison has recently been approved by the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC).

    North America,Sustainable Energy,Smart Cities,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  9. Hawaii launched construction of its first public hydrogen vehicle fuelling station
    Hawaii launched construction of its first public hydrogen vehicle fuelling station 4 Aug 2017

    With a ground-breaking ceremony, Hawaii started the construction of its first public fuelling station for hydrogen vehicles, enabling the state to start selling hydrogen-fuelled cars by 2018.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,COP 23
  10. California Regulators approve first phase of $800 million Volkswagen Zero-Emission Cars Investment
    California Regulators approve first phase of $800 million Volkswagen Zero-Emission Cars Investment 1 Aug 2017

    The California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved the first of four plans by VW to invest $800 million over 10 years in Zero-Emission Vehicle (ZEV) infrastructure, public outreach, and access to electric vehicles for residents of disadvantaged communities.

    North America,Finance,Tech. & Innovation,Policy,Smart Cities,Transport,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum,Sustainable Investment Forum

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