Daily Archives: January 11, 2016

Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin Expands its Solar Fuels Research

By Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin Dr. Kathrin Maria Aziz-Lange has won approval to set up a Helmholtz Young Investigator Group (YIG) addressing the topic of solar fuels at Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB). The post Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin Expands its Solar Fuels Research appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Related posts: For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

Study: Second Generation Biofuels Can Reduce Emissions

By University of Illinois Second generation biofuels are much cleaner than corn ethanol thanks to a number of biological characteristics, said DeLucia, a professor of plant biology at the U. of I. The post Study: Second Generation Biofuels Can Reduce Emissions appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Related posts: For more great articles: Solar Thermal…

Solar supporters highlight how utilities’ campaign was designed to confuse voters

By Kathie Zipp Floridians for Solar Choice joins other parties in filing briefs with Florida’s Supreme Court opposing the utility-backed constitutional amendment, which proposes to maintain Florida’s regulatory status quo for solar energy. Calling the utility-backed solar amendment misleading, solar supporters note the utilities’ proposal was launched only to confuse voters Read Full Article Here…

Ford launches ambitious FordPass product as element in its strategic transformation to mobility company

By mmillikin At the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Ford announced FordPass—an ambitious new customer service product that incorporates software services and apps, human agents and storefronts—intended to support the company’s strategic transformation into an auto and a mobility company. With FordPass, Ford says it aims to do for car owners Read Full Article…

New alloy is amazingly tough and nanoscale look shows why

By Paul Dvorak Berkeley Lab-led team learns secrets of high entropy alloy. The secrets of a new alloy’s amazing toughness is seen in this transmission electron microscopy that shows the formation of nano-sized bridges across a growing crack. These bridges inhibit the crack’s growth, and are one of several mechanisms identified by the scientists Read…

Wind farm scheme scrapped after rules change #ENG

By National Wind Watch Plans for a large wind farm proposed at Ashwater near Holsworthy have been dropped. EDF Energy Renewables withdrew a planning application last year but said it would come back with a revised application for Hollow Panson wind farm. But yesterday the company confirmed that it will not be proceeding with Read…

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