Resources & Information related to Clean Technology, Recycling, Renewable Energy, Green Buildings and more.

dnv-kema

Interview: Jacob Fontijne of DNV KEMA on Energy Efficiency

Rapid growth has begun to outstrip supplies of energy in the UAE and elsewhere in the region – a problem for sure, but also an opportunity for relatively inexpensive gains to be had in terms of energy efficiency.

The Ford Atlas Concept Truck drops from the ceiling while construction men look on (presumably in awe)

Ford Doubles Down on Small Business Owners

Ford says of itself, “We own work.” The company is betting that improvements to its commercial vehicle line-up will bolster the bottom line.

Solar panels on your home

Why is Abu Dhabi Investing in Solar Energy?

One of the key take-a-ways from a vist to Abu Dhabi is how seriously the emirate is taking solar (and other renewable) energy. It’s common sense really – take advantage of oil and gas while they last and build tomorrow’s infrastructure today. The UAE has a goal to produce 7% of their energy from renewables … Continued

tesla store

In a Blow to Car Dealers, Court Affirms Tesla’s Right to Operate Company-Owned Stores

A lawsuit brought by Massachusetts auto dealers against Tesla Motors seeking to prevent the company from selling its electric vehicles in company-owned retail stores has been dismissed.

The suit, brought by the Massachusetts State Automobile Dealers Association (MSADA) in Norfolk County Superior Court, alleged that Tesla was violating state franchise laws by opening a company-owned store in Natick, Mass., last September. Judge Kenneth Fishman dismissed the case based on the auto dealers’ lack of standing and failure to state a claim.