Daily Archives: December 29, 2015

Year In Review: 2015’s Top 5 Green Car Stories

By Jeff Cobb The U.S. alternative energy car market had its ups and downs this year but several bright spots lit the way. Our most popular stories by page-view ranking were about leading-edge cars expected on the near horizon. This may sound normal, and it is – people always like what is Read Full Article…

Economic Recycling for LEDs

By Fraunhofer ISE The most valuable materials are found within the LEDs themselves. The post Economic Recycling for LEDs appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Related posts:Building Integration of Polymeric Solar Collectors Demonstrated For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

ET Solar Connects First Two Solar PV Plants in Turkey

By ST Staff Writers ET Solutions Istanbul, has completed the construction and grid connection of its first two Turkish solar PV plants. The post ET Solar Connects First Two Solar PV Plants in Turkey appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Related posts: For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

Florida: People vs. Utilities

By Nick Rosen If you are in Florida – Register for Solar Choice A battle is developing in Florida between the solar power movement, and some of the most venal and vindictive utility companies in America. At stake is the economic viability of Solar power in the state. Florida is one of four Read Full…

Montana Music Man

By rooter Greg Grant, born in New York, has spent the last 21 years living in his self-built off-grid home in Montana. In this clip we interview Greg about his lifestyle and Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Living Off the Grid

The Take Away on Cost: How Geothermal Can Compete with Solar

NV Energy’s Jack McGinley recently put the U.S. geothermal industry’s current challenge in succinct terms: Geothermal is not competing with solar PV on cost, and when it comes to utility power procurements, “low cost wins.” Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Tech News – RenewableEnergyWorld.com

Clean Tech Jobs For The Week Of December 28

By Derek Markham The top clean tech jobs for this week include listings for a mechanical engineer at the Tesla Gigafactory, a data center renewable energy principal at Google, a wind energy research analyst, a battery electrical engineer at Apple, a business development manager at an energy storage company, and more. As part Read Full…

Volkswagen To Be Wind Powered In Mexico

By Cynthia Shahan Wind will be the energy source for two of Volkswagen’s factories in Mexico. That is, if all goes through as planned. Spanish turbine maker Gamesa agreed last week to build a 130 MW wind farm to power these two VW sites. Is this part of Volkswagen’s comeback after the diesel Read Full…

Canadian-based Boralex acquires a 350-MW wind-power project in France

By Michelle Froese Boralex has carved out a major share of the wind-power market in Canada, and is also considered one of France’s largest private wind producers. Montreal-based company Boralex announced the acquisition of a 350-MW wind energy project in northern France that will help reinforce its presence overseas. This acquisition, combined with wind projects…

Tesla To Hire 4,500 Employees For Autonomous Driving Project

By Brian Ro Tesla Motors, fresh off the first deliveries of its Signature Series Model X, is not standing still as it looks to hire 4,500 workers in California over the next four years who’ll be dedicated to self-driving technology. According to the The Wall Street Journal, the electric carmaker which the Journal says Read…

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