Daily Archives: December 30, 2015

Exclusive Video On GM’s Electric Vehicle Path, Plans, & Highlights

By Zachary Shahan Originally published on EV Obsession. GM’s Britta Gross, Director of Advanced Vehicle Commercialization Policy, gave perhaps my favorite presentation at the EV Transportation & Technology Summit. Her presentation was essentially split into two (or three) sections. She first talked about Drive Electric Florida, then Drive Electric Orlando, and then got Read Full…

Flash charging is just the ticket for cleaner transportation

By Paul Dvorak Editor’s note: This article, from ABB Review: Corporate Technical Journal, should be of interest to all power producers because the right electric bus, battery, and charging scheme has potential to take dirty diesels out of city centers and create demand for more electric power. DOE reports that Read Full Article Here For…

160,000 Mexican homes host PV systems

Around 0.5% of Mexican residences reported a PV installation in 2015. Statistics from Mexico’s INEGI show Baja California Sur and Durango as the states with the highest penetration of solar PV in homes at 2.1%. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: pv-magazine.com

British Columbia’s Dokie Wind Farm achieves record-high generation

By Michelle Froese The Dokie Wind Farm recently surpassed its old generation record of 328,553 MWh, which was set in 2011. Canadian-based Alterra Power announced that British Columbia’s Dokie 1 Wind Project recently achieved a record annual generation. As of December 23, 2015, Dokie surpassed its old generation record of 328,553 MWh, which was Read…

Large-scale reaction screening study of advanced cellulosic biofuel pathways finds ethyllevulinate and 2-MTHF promising alternatives to ethanol

By mmillikin A team at RWTH Aachen University has identified ethyllevulinate and 2-methyltetrahydrofuran as promising alternatives to cellulosic bioethanol with respect to cost and environmental impact based on a large-scale reaction screening study. In addition, the study of 97 reactions for 23 advanced biofuel candidates found that lignin-based biofuels can be excluded from Read Full…

2015 Was A Big Year for the U.S. DOE

By U.S. DOE The U.S. DOE had quite a year in 2015. They were involved in two major international agreements… The post 2015 Was A Big Year for the U.S. DOE appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Related posts: For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

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