Daily Archives: December 21, 2015

Putting the Pee into PC

By techstar Pee power – at last there’s a use for it! A new form of recycling is about to hit Silicon Valley. The eco-friendly technology uses urine to power a computer. The technology is the next best thing to water power – it creates enough energy to send a wireless signal Read Full Article…

Lufft joins global network of companies focused on environmental monitoring

By Michelle Froese The VENTUS is an example of a Lufft ultrasonic wind sensor that measures wind speed, wind direction, and air pressure. Following regulatory clearance, Lufft will become a part of Hach Environmental, a group of companies, including Ott Hydromet, Sutron Corporation, and Sea-Bird Scientific. The network of companies serves customers with high-quality Read…

Honeywell’s safety training schedule is now available

By Michelle Froese Honeywell’s training includes courses in more than 30 cities throughout the U.S. and Canada. Honeywell Industrial Safety has announced their 2016 Honeywell Safety Training schedule, which includes live demonstrations and hands-on training courses by experienced wind technicians and instructors. The schedule includes open enrollment courses in more than 30 cities throughout the…

New Hybrid Electrolyte for Solid-State Lithium Batteries

By U.S. DOE Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have developed a novel electrolyte for use in solid-state lithium batteries that overcomes many of the problems that plague other solid electrolytes The post New Hybrid Electrolyte for Solid-State Lithium Batteries appeared first on For more great articles: Solar…

What Is Faraday Future Up To?

By Jeff Cobb With a $335 million incentive package approved by Nevada’s governor last Saturday for its planned $1 billion factory, and a first production electric car projected by 2017, Faraday Future’s shorthand – FF – might be interpreted as fast-forward. That is, it could assuming the California-based company realizes bold aspirations leaving Read Full…

GE Signs Its Largest French Onshore Wind Deal to Date

By admin The agreement marks GE’s largest French onshore wind deal to date and will include the largest installation of its 2.75-120 technology anywhere in Europe. The post GE Signs Its Largest French Onshore Wind Deal to Date appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Related posts: For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

XALT Energy to supply Li-ion packs to Efficient Drivetrains for PHEVs

By mmillikin XALT Energy and Efficient Drivetrains (EDI) announced a tentative agreement through which XALT will supply EDI with its NMC graphite Lithium-ion battery energy storage packs for use in EDI’s PHEV PowerDrive and electric power export solutions. Initially, EDI will use the first generation XALT Energy battery system in a first-of-its-type Read Full Article…

New hybrid polymer-glass electrolyte for solid-state lithium batteries

By mmillikin Scientists at the US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have developed a novel electrolyte for use in solid-state lithium batteries that overcomes many of the problems that plague other solid electrolytes while also showing signs of Read Full Article Here…

Hillary Clinton vs Bernie Sanders vs Martin O’Malley (Climate Plans Chart) A Few Months Later

By Cynthia Shahan Back in August, I shared a chart CleanTechnica posted from ThinkProgress regarding the climate-related plans Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, and Martin O’Malley. The issues mentioned concern the country’s (and the planet’s, as well) ecological well-being. In the same commentary, Scott Cooney predicted that, “Making this public now, early in the Read Full…

IN DEPTH: Brazil searches for a rooftop PV model

By [email protected] (Andrew Lee) A few days after the revision of Brazil’s net-metering regulation, and before the government announced a new distributed power generation incentive plan, a researcher in the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA) launched a new ‘solar Condominium’, spearheading the country’s search for new business models for rooftop solar. Read Full Article Here…

GE signs its largest French onshore wind deal

By Michelle Froese GE Renewable Energy (GE) will provide 43 wind turbines and a full services agreement for two new wind projects in eastern France. The agreement marks GE’s largest French onshore wind deal to date and will include the largest installation of its 2.75-120 technology anywhere in Europe. The Rougemont and Vaite wind Read…

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