Daily Archives: February 5, 2016

SPI Energy Expands Its Electric Vehicle Rental Business in Southern China

By Press Release The Internet-based electric vehicle rental service provider, which has existing operations in Beijingand Shenzhen, is expanding to Hainan, which is expected to see a spike in tourism during the upcoming Chinese New Year holiday. The post SPI Energy Expands Its Electric Vehicle Rental Business in Southern China appeared first Read Full Article…

RIT Student Team Wins Innovation Award at SpaceX Hyperloop Competition

By Rochester Institute of Technology Hyperloop is poised to revolutionize transportation. Travelling in an evacuated tube above the ground diminishes the drag force of atmospheric air and allows passenger travel at high velocity with low energy consumption. The post RIT Student Team Wins Innovation Award at SpaceX Hyperloop Competition appeared first on Solar Read Full…

BMW Focusing on Hybrids for the Future of M Performance Vehicles

By Tim Healey Hybrid vehicles don’t have to be fuel sippers, they can be performance vehicles, as well. And, BMW is banking on that assertion, as comments made by vice president for engineering Dirk Hacker suggest. BMW Blog reports that Hacker told AutoExpress this: “We will look at electrification – Read Full Article Here For…

Electric Cars, Hybrids Stand Atop ‘Greenest Vehicles’ List

By Tim Healey It’s not surprising that on hybrids and electric cars would dominate any list of top “greenest” vehicles, and that’s the case with the annual Greenest Vehicles list as compiled by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). The non-profit focuses on advocating on the behalf Read Full Article Here For more…

Clean Tech Jobs For The Week Of Feb 5, 2016

By Derek Markham The top clean tech jobs for this week include listings for a clean power sales specialist, a wind engineer, a mechanical engineering manager for an energy storage company, an energy technician, a hybrid vehicle systems technician, and more. As part of our collaboration with other projects within the Important Media Read Full…

How real is the Massachusetts SREC II crunch?

By Steven Bushong Blog by Colin Murchie, senior director of project finance, Sol Systems You’ve all heard about the rush for allocations in the Massachusetts SREC-II market. The outstanding question is just how real the project queue is. We feel there are two categories of projects likely to churn out Read Full Article Here For…

Duke Energy Renewable Services to maintain DTE Energy’s seven wind farms

By Michelle Froese In addition to O&M services, Duke Energy will now supply the wind farms with 24/7 remote-monitoring and balance-of-plant management. Duke Energy Renewable Services has partnered with DTE Energy Company via a five-year service agreement to operate and maintain DTE’s seven wind farms, which total 400 MW. The fully operational wind projects consist…

Motor and drives for small wind turbines

By Paul Dvorak Similar to the most sophisticated, highly automated and long lasting solar trackers; wind turbines too need motors and drives with similar, if not with much more stringent values. The motor and drives must withstand higher than normal shock and vibration, high to low extreme temperatures, stormy and windy conditions both on Read…

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