World Bank to Put Up $5.5B for Cleantech: The World Bank plans to set up funds this July — both a $5 billion cleantech fund and a $500 million R&D fund — and hope to start raising cash by the end of the year – VentureBeat.
Bay of Fundy Sees More Tidal Interest: The Bay of Fundy, with its world famous tides, will have its tidal power potential further tested in a new partnership between New Brunswick’s Irving Oil and non-profit Huntsman Marine Science Centre – Cleantech.
Tesla’s Powertrain 1.5 Update: Tesla’s CTO JB Straubel posted a very thorough engineering update on the company blog saying the permanent powertrain solution is on schedule for August completion – Tesla Motors.
EPA Director Roasted by Senate: In case the write ups of the news that the White House meddled in EPA director Stephen Johnson’s decision to deny California’s request for an emissions waiver weren’t enough, here’s the video! – Veracifier.