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Mazda North America’s Research & Development facility in Irvine, Calif., is now powered by solar energy. Mitsubishi Electric photovoltaic (PV) modules are now powering Mazda’s automotive research and development facility. Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. said it supplied Mazda with 1222 PV modules for a 317 kilowatt solar electric system that is expected to deliver half […]

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The Volkswagen Group, though its Spaniard Seat division, now has the biggest solar panel installation in the automotive industry. The solar panel array is located at SEAT’s Martorell factory. Known as the Seat al Sol (Seat Sun) project, the third and final phase of which was completed this month, the array comprises of 53,000 solar […]

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General Motors will be building transmissions in Toledo with partial help from the sun. GM said a 1.8-megawatt rooftop solar array at its Toledo Transmission plant in Ohio would be completed next month. The project, which GM said will generate nearly 3 percent of the plant’s overall electricity consumption, is expected to be the largest […]

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Envision Solar International, Inc. is introducing its EV ARC charging station this week at the Charge Across Town event in the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley. The EV ARC is described by Envision as a cost-effective, easy-to-install, standalone solar charging station that requires no foundation, no trenching, no building permit and no grid […]

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