German Construction Company Arikon Will Build Tesla Gigafactory In Brandenburg


German construction company Arikon is scheduled to start building Giga Berlin on March 19.

CASE 580 EV | Project Zeus Promises Quieter Job Sites


Agriculture Air Quality Clean Transport Electric Vehicles backhoe case case construction construction construction equipment electric construction equipment loaderCASE is calling its new machine "Project Zeus," and it's the industry's first electric backhoe loader.

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Liebherr Releases First All-Electric Cement Mixer


Swiss construction firm Liebherr recently announced an all-electric first for heavy-duty construction sites. Meet the ETM — a five-axle semi truck mixer based on the new 670 HP all-electric Volvo FM. It's the first mixer that's 100% electric, and 100% awesome.

The climate case for construction


But there are solutions to make construction more efficient, resilient and safer. Buildings have an outsize impact on the environment. Buildings Built Environment Clean Economy Cleantech Pollution Prevention

Become a Leader in the Construction Industry by Incorporating These 5 Innovative Strategies

U.S. Green Technology

Leadership and Innovation in the Construction Industry The construction industry is one of the largest industries in the world. The post Become a Leader in the Construction Industry by Incorporating These 5 Innovative Strategies appeared first on U.S.

Could Green Concrete Change the Construction Industry?

U.S. Green Technology

The construction industry is undergoing a significant adjustment in recent years, with global trends leaning toward more sustainable sourcing and building practices. The post Could Green Concrete Change the Construction Industry?

Converting Plastic Waste Into Construction Materials


The Center for Regenerative Design and Collaboration (CRDC), which is based in Costa Rica, has been developing a process to convert waste plastic into building materials like bricks and concrete.

Lucid Motors Begins Construction Of Arizona Factory


After 3 years of delay, Lucid Motors has begun building its factory in Casa Grande, Arizona, thanks to a $1 billion line of funding from Saudi Arabia. Production is expected to begin in about a year. Cars Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Lucid Air Lucid factory Lucid Motors

The Construction Industry Meets Technology Disruption – Finally

CleanTech Group

Construction is a $12 Trillion industry, accounting for almost 13% of the Global GDP. Construction and buildings are also responsible for 38% of global emissions, producing ~25%-30% of all waste in Europe. While construction incumbents. Cross-sector Trends Energy & Power Energy Efficiency Construction

How Renewable Energy Is Being Used by Construction Companies

U.S. Green Technology

The post How Renewable Energy Is Being Used by Construction Companies appeared first on U.S. In the last decade, the U.K. has decreased their dependency on carbon energy more than any other country in the world.

Tesla Kicks Off Construction Of Phase 2 At Gigafactory 3 In Shanghai


Tesla hasn't even shipped the first production vehicle from the first phase of construction at Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai, China, but it's already breaking ground on the second phase of construction next door, according to a new report from gigafisherman Chao Zhou.

All American to finish construction of hydrogen fuel cell vessel

CleanTech Alliance

has been awarded a contract by Switch Maritime (SW/TCH) to complete the construction and outfitting of an aluminum 70?, Source: Workboat Staff, WorkBoat, March 26 All American Marine (AAM), Bellingham, Wash., 84-passenger zero-emissions, hydrogen-powered, electric drive e-ferry. The ferry (referred to as the ‘Water-Go-Round’ project) will operate in the San Francisco Bay Area. Prior to its transfer to […]. Industry News

How to Boost Your Career in Construction

The Environmental Blog

The construction industry is a popular, ever-growing field, and with more young people than ever before opting to learn a trade in favor of attending college and earning a degree, the competition is getting fiercer.

Brazil to support construction of four new hydropower plants

Renewable Energy World

Dam Design and Construction Environmental Latin America News Hydropower FinanceBrazil has included four hydropower plants among the projects that will receive support as part of the country's investment partnerships program, called Programa de Parcerias de Investimentos or PPI.

Electric-Hybrid Yacht With 26 KW Of Solar Power Under Construction


The Silent 80, from Silent Yachts, is a trans-ocean electric-hybrid catamaran with a 26 kW solar power system onboard. Franz Bose, from SILENT-YACHTS, answered some questions for CleanTechnica. Boats Clean Power Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Solar Energy Solar Panels Silent Yachts

Casa I combines traditional courtyard typology with modern construction in Chile

Inhabitat - Innovation

Rooted in a tradition of embracing outdoor space, the residence — simply dubbed Casa I — is also decidedly modern in design and construction

World's largest 3D-printed building opens in Dubai after 2 weeks of construction

Inhabitat - Innovation

Located in Dubai, the 6,998-square-foot administrative building was constructed in just 2 weeks

McCarthy begins construction on 61-MW Turquoise Solar project in Nevada

Solar Power World

McCarthy Building Companies recently began construction on a large solar project in Sparks, Nevada. The Turquoise Solar project encompasses a 61-MWDC solar farm located on approximately 180 acres in Washoe County, Nevada.

A Carbon Hierarchy for (Net) Zero Carbon Construction


Construction projects are carbon-positive: Strict carbon planning and management is key. Carbon and Construction carbons are not understood. Therefore, the most responsible thing we can do is to design and construct buildings that are carbon sinks.

A PQQ for Regenerative Construction


From COST Restore publication : Regenerative Construction and Operation Bridging the gap between design and construction, following a Life Cycle Approach consisting of practical approaches for procurement, construction, operation and future life.

NextEra starts construction on largest solar project in Arkansas

Solar Power World

A subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources and Entergy Arkansas announced the start of construction of Arkansas’ largest universal, utility-scale solar energy project — the Chicot Solar Energy Center.

Sunworks constructing 2.5-MW public works solar project in Northern California

Solar Power World

Sunworks, a solar power solutions provider for agriculture, commercial, industrial and residential markets, has received approval to commence construction of a public works project for a state-sponsored institution in Northern California.

Tesla Autopilot & Smart Summon Handle Construction Zone & Traffic Cones Like A Boss


Elon Musk and the Tesla software team are aiming to roll out all of the features of its Full Self-Driving package by the year-end, a tough goal but one that should be achievable with a little margin here and there.

Duke Energy Renewables acquires 9 under-construction Georgia solar projects

Solar Power World

The projects are in construction or have begun commercial operations across central Georgia under Georgia Power’s Renewable Energy Development Initiative (REDI).

Taiwanese 376 Megawatt Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm Takes Step Closer To Construction


Offshore wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announced this week that it had received a firm order for 47 of its 8 megawatt (MW) offshore wind turbines for the 376 MW Formosa 2 Offshore Wind Farm project off the coast of Taiwan. .

Sunfolding launches network to assist single-axis solar project construction

Solar Power World

Sunfolding, a single-axis tracker systems developer, announced the launch of the Sunfolding Construction Network (SCN), a membership program for tracker installation companies.

Development & construction teams selected for 150-MW Texas solar project

Solar Power World

Merit SI and KOMIPO America announced the execution of a Joint Development Agreement to complete the development and construction of the 150-MW Concho Valley Solar project located in Tom Green County, Texas. “We

Investors call on construction material companies to commit to net zero emissions by 2050


Investors supporting the Climate Action 100+ initiative expect construction material companies to make commitments in respect of. As the most widely used construction material globally, cement is the source of 7 percent of global man-made carbon dioxide emissions.

New York governor wants to speed up solar permitting and construction

Solar Power World

Cuomo today announced he is advancing a 30-day budget amendment to dramatically speed up the permitting and construction of renewable energy projects, combat climate change and grow the state’s green economy. New York Governor Andrew M.

Two Arkansas counties pursue solar energy with construction firm McKinstry

Solar Power World

Construction firm McKinstry is working on solar projects in two Arkansas counties. In Sebastian County, McKinstry also completed efficiency retrofits and is currently… The post Two Arkansas counties pursue solar energy with construction firm McKinstry appeared first on Solar Power World.

What should sustainable construction look like?

Business Green

We all know what sustainable construction doesn't look like: A testament to a bygone era of construction first, user second, and not even a third thought for the world's resources. This means considering regenerative design in all refurbishment and new construction projects.

[Blog] 10 Construction Trends Impacting the Industry

Home Energy

The construction industry is continuing to grow and evolve as new technology emerges. Let's take a closer look at some of the biggest construction trends that are currently Companies and workers will need to adapt or risk being left behind as the entire industry shifts into something new and different.

Sunpin Solar begins construction on 98-MW California solar project

Solar Power World

Sunpin Solar, a California-based solar developer, held a groundbreaking ceremony on January 10, 2020, celebrating the start of construction on its 98-MW Titan Solar 1 Project in Ocotillo Wells, California.

Construction begins on 12.44-MW Rhode Island community solar project

Solar Power World

TurningPoint Energy and Nautilus Solar Energy have begun construction on the King community solar project in North Smithfield, Rhode Island.

$13 trillion: China's expected construction spending by 2030. Will some go to zero carbon buildings?


This article originally appeared on WRI Insights.China is in the midst of a construction mega-boom. China Buildings Built Environment Cities Energy & Climate Energy

Buildings Account For 11% Of Global Emissions. Here Are Two Ways To Slash That Number


Buildings carbon dioxide emissions from construction cross-laminated timber green building techniques Renewable Energy zero carbon cementAbout 11% of global carbon emissions come from the building industry, much of it from making cement. Here are two ways to reduce that figure.

ENGIE begins construction on 225-MW Long Draw Solar Project

Solar Power World

Slated to come… The post ENGIE begins construction on 225-MW Long Draw Solar Project appeared first on Solar Power World. ENGIE North America hosted a ceremonial groundbreaking with county officials and customers for the 225-MW Long Draw Solar Project on Nov.

New report says the building and construction sector can reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050

Envirotec Magazine

Non-profit organisation’s report describes actions that would gear the buildings and construction sector towards a net zero future, through elimination of embodied carbon emissions. Oslo, Norway, has a commitment to fossil free construction sites.

Lightsource BP constructing 70-MW Penn State University solar project

Solar Power World

Lightsource BP will build, own and operate the facility and sell the electricity to Penn State under a… The post Lightsource BP constructing 70-MW Penn State University solar project appeared first on Solar Power World.

Origis Services constructing large solar + storage operations center in Austin

Solar Power World

Origis Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Origis Energy, announced the start of construction on one of the industry’s largest solar and energy storage Remote Operations Centers (ROC).