Daily Archives: January 10, 2016

Seven Teams Won Big at Catalyst Energy Innovation Prize Demo Day

By U.S. DOE The Catalyst Energy Innovation Prize program is designed to accelerate ubiquitous, affordable solar energy and energy-efficient building technology deployment by connecting American innovators to the tools, capabilities, data sets, and resources developed by the Energy Department and its national laboratories. The post Seven Teams Won Big at Catalyst Energy Read Full Article…

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Harnessing Computers to Create a Sustainable Future

By Vanderbilt University Harnessing the power of computers to help create an economically, environmentally and socially sustainable future – that is the purpose of a major new grant issued by the National Science Foundation. The post Harnessing Computers to Create a Sustainable Future appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Related posts: For more great articles:…

A new way to store solar heat

A new material that can store solar energy during the day and release it later as heat, whenever it’s needed. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Human Technology Defines New Geologic Epoch: The Anthropocene

By Sandy Dechert Remember hearing back in school the basic explanation of geologic periods and epochs and the creatures that inhabited the world during those times? Thanks to Jurassic Park and other science fiction narratives, the dinosaurs of the Mesozoic era come to mind immediately. Experts now tell us that with technology, humans Read Full…

Top News of the Week Jan 4 – 10, 2016

By Offshore Wind Hornsea One Onshore Construction to Kick Off Onshore works for the Hornsea Project One wind farm are scheduled to start this month with the construction of an onshore substation at North Killingholme, North Lincolnshire. E.ON Splits Its Business Operations As announced earlier, E.ON separated its operations from Uniper’s effective 1 Read Full…

Tesla Model S 7.1 Firmware Update Adds New Feature (Videos)

By Kyle Field When Autopilot was first rolled out to the masses, we saw some dumb and just plain scary videos popping up on YouTube. With the software being a beta release, these kinds of moves seemed just plain reckless. Coming out of the initial launch, we reported that Tesla was working on Read Full…

US Electric Car Sales Projections For 2016

By Zachary Shahan Originally published on EV Obsession. 2016 looks like it will be an interesting year for electric car sales. We have some significantly upgraded versions of the Nissan LEAF and Chevy Volt, as well as several new entrants to the market — such as the Tesla Model X, the Chevy Bolt Read Full…

Wind project developers waiting for PSB to sign off on project #VT

By National Wind Watch DEERFIELD VALLEY- According to Iberdrola Renewables and the US Forest Service, pre-construction testing at the site of the potential Deerfield Wind Project began in mid-November. Work on the site in Readsboro and Searsburg involves testing the prospective wind turbine locations, determining where the access road connecting the turbines may go, Read…

Wind farm neighbours concerned with project changes #NS

By National Wind Watch AMHERST – Neighbours of a proposed wind farm between the John Black and Pumping Station roads are concerned with changes to the project they’ve been fighting against for a couple of years. Natural Forces sent a newsletter out to residents late last week saying the project would have two turbines Read…

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