Daily Archives: July 31, 2015

New Electric Highway In Australia Boosts Electric Vehicle Industry

By Gordon Smith This deal is considered to be the first of its kind in Australia. The post New Electric Highway In Australia Boosts Electric Vehicle Industry appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Related posts:Sydney International Airport Tests the Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

Council abandons plans for three wind turbines on its land #ENG

By National Wind Watch Cornwall Council has dropped plans to erect wind turbines on three pieces of land it owns, due to a change in government policy. The sites were at St Ewe, Grampound and Tregony. Greg Clark, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, announced after the general election that only turbine Read…

Gamesa to carry turbine components through town #MA

By National Wind Watch Acushnet residents who are up late shouldn’t be surprised to see or hear massive tractor trailers loaded with wind turbine components rumbling through town in the middle of the night over the next few weeks, Gamesa Corporation, the Spanish manufacturer of wind turbines, told selectmen July 27. Gamesa said it Read…

Wind meeting ‘likely won’t happen:’ Premier’s office #ON

By National Wind Watch Mayor Robert Quaiff has been informed that there is likely no chance of a having a meeting with Premier Kathleen Wynne regarding industrial wind farms destined for the County. Last week, mayor Quaiff wrote the Premier and Ministry of Environment on behalf of the municipality after WPD’s $200 million White Read…

Hundreds attended Grain Belt Express hearing #IL

By National Wind Watch PANA – Christian County Sheriff Bruce Kettelkamp wasn’t expecting trouble at an Illinois Commerce Commission hearing on a proposed high power electrical transmission line Wednesday morning, but he was ready for it. Kettelkamp, several Christian County deputies and commission police were on hand at Pana Junior High School as more Read…

Tiny Grains of Rice Hold Big Promise for Bioenergy

By ST Staff Writers Similarly, carbon and resulting sugars channeled to stems and leaves increases their mass and creates more plant biomass, a bioenergy feedstock. The post Tiny Grains of Rice Hold Big Promise for Bioenergy appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Related posts: For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

North America’s First Mobile PV Testcenter for Solar Module Testing

By ST Staff Writers The Mobile PV Testcenter targets a key PV installation challenge—underperforming modules—and brings a solution right to the source of where it is needed. The post North America’s First Mobile PV Testcenter for Solar Module Testing appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Related posts: For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

Barge accident dents Deepwater wind farm foundation #RI

By National Wind Watch As it works to build the first offshore wind farm in the nation, Deepwater Wind is experiencing the potential difficulties of marine construction. First, it was the weather. Rough seas forced the Providence company to push back until last Sunday the installation of the first steel foundation for the five-turbine Read…

Clean Power Plan = Lower Electricity Bills

By Steve Hanley Originally published on Solar Love. A report from the University of Georgia says that states can reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by using a combination of renewable energy sources and energy-saving strategies. It says those changes are affordable if done properly. Marilyn Brown, the project’s lead researcher and the Brook Read Full…

Travel Grants for MBA Renewables & MSC Energy Efficiency Degrees in Germany

By ST Staff Writers the accredited MBA Renewables combines economic, technical, legal, political and organisational knowledge tailored to the needs of the renewable energy markets. The post Travel Grants for MBA Renewables & MSC Energy Efficiency Degrees in Germany appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Related posts: For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

78% Of German Electricity Came From Renewables On July 25

By Steve Hanley Originally published on Solar Love. On Saturday, July 25, 2015, Germany got 78% of its electricity from renewables. That performance eclipsed the old record of 74% set in May 2014. How did the country do that? First, July 25 was a Saturday, a day when most of Germany’s industrial operations Read Full…

Tesla’s Autopilot Mode Is About To Get Smarter

By Editorial Staff Tesla Motors is close to releasing a software update on its autopilot technology. Last fall, Tesla introduced an optional, semiautonomous “autopilot” mode on its Model S, which allowed the autopilot-equipped models to detect other cars and obstacles around it and change lanes on highways. There’s also the 360-degree ultrasonic Read Full Article…

Human–Climate Link Still 97%? Nope. Over 99%. (VIDEO)

By Sandy Dechert James L. Powell, director of the National Physical Sciences Consortium and whistleblower on climate change denial, has a mission to bring media and readers up to date on how many scientists believe people cause climate change. The anthropogenic climate change number is larger than you might think. Dr. Powell has Read Full…

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