Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Hold On, That Infiniti Q Inspiration May Be Electric After All

Infiniti Q InspirationsNissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa announced at the Detroit auto show on Tuesday that all new Infiniti models will be electric or plug-in hybrids beginning in 2021.
Hold On, That Infiniti Q Inspiration May Be Electric After All syndicated from Clean Technica

Greenlots Working With Californian Utility For Turnkey Charging Solutions In Critical Spots

GreenLotsIf you live in PG&E’s utility network, there is a program you might be interested in checking out. Greenlots provides grid-enabled EV smart charging solutions that have caught the eyes of Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), which has launched a program that will help further the adoption of electric vehicles in the region. In particular, PG&E is working with Greenlots to roll out intelligent EV charging in the areas of most latent demand — at multifamily buildings, workplaces, and universities
Greenlots Working With Californian Utility For Turnkey Charging Solutions In Critical Spots syndicated from Clean Technica

Europe & UK Decide To Get Serious About Plastic Pollution, Sort Of

New proposals from the EU and the UK are meant to address the scourge of plastic-based trash, most of which ends up in landfills and in the oceans. But are those proposals too little too late?
Europe & UK Decide To Get Serious About Plastic Pollution, Sort Of syndicated from Clean Technica

BlackRock CEO Calls For Social Justice In Corporate Culture

Laurence Fink, CEO of Black Rock, an investment firm with over $6 million in assets under management, has written a letter telling corporate CEOs they must be socially responsible or risk losing their social license to operate.
BlackRock CEO Calls For Social Justice In Corporate Culture syndicated from Clean Technica

Volkswagen To Pay $232 Million Settlement In Canada Relating To Diesel Emissions Scandal

Volkswagen will be paying a settlement of up to $232 million (CAD$290.5) in Canada relating to excess emissions from 3.0-liter diesel vehicles sold there in recent years, according to recent reports
Volkswagen To Pay $232 Million Settlement In Canada Relating To Diesel Emissions Scandal syndicated from Clean Technica

UK’s Climate Change Watchdog Warns Clean Growth Strategy “Does Not Go Far Enough”

The UK’s Committee on Climate Change has warned that the Government’s Clean Growth Strategy, though ambitious, does not go far enough and that urgent action and additional measures are necessary in order to meet the country’s carbon targets. 
UK’s Climate Change Watchdog Warns Clean Growth Strategy “Does Not Go Far Enough” syndicated from Clean Technica

Shell, Swedfund, ENGIE Invest $20 Million In Rural Distributed Renewables In Asia & Africa

Husk Power Systems, a leading rural distributed utility company which operates mini-grids in Asia and Africa, has announced the closure of a $20 million equity investment from Shell, Swedfund, and ENGIE, which will serve to accelerate the company’s growth in the global mini-grid market. 
Shell, Swedfund, ENGIE Invest $20 Million In Rural Distributed Renewables In Asia & Africa syndicated from Clean Technica