Daily Archives: February 5, 2016

Stanford’s GCEP Awards $7.6 Million for Energy Research

By Stanford University The Global Climate and Energy Project (GCEP) at Stanford University has awarded $7.6 million for research on advanced energy technologies for industrialized countries and the developing world. The post Stanford’s GCEP Awards $7.6 Million for Energy Research appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Related posts: For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

US Electric Car Sales Rise 15% (January Electric Car Sales)

By Zachary Shahan Originally published on EV Obsession. Based on the latest electric car sales numbers from auto manufacturers, as well as estimates for Tesla and Fiat electric car sales, plug-in electric car sales in the US seem to have increased 15% in January 2016 compared to January 2015. However, most manufacturers have Read Full…

€3.4M OmniSteer project seeks to increase urban maneuverability with highly-integrated lateral and transverse guidance systems for EVs

Automobile maneuverability is limited by cramped inner city conditions. Those who need to park their vehicles frequently—such as delivery services and mobile care providers—lose a lot of working time searching for and then getting into parking spaces. million (US$3.8 million). —Dr. The OmniSteer project is set to last three years. Brought Read Full Article Here…

Emlagh Wind Farm plans rejected #IRL

By National Wind Watch Plans for the controversial 46-turbine Emlagh Wind Farm development in North Meath have been refused by an Bord Pleanala. Element Power had sought permission for the construction of three wind farm clusters of up to 46 wind turbines with a maximum tip height of up to 169 metres and associated Read…

County shows support for wind farm #NY

By National Wind Watch The Tompkins county legislature unanimously passed a resolution in support of Black Oak Wind Farm on Feb. 4, noting that the wind farm “constitutes a $40 million investment in clean, renewable energy,” is consistent with the County’s greenhouse gas emission goals, and that “the Tompkins County Energy Roadmap documents that Read…

Turbine plan for Glentrool #SCT

By National Wind Watch Members of Cree Valley Community Council have decided to officially object to plans for a windfarm at Balunton Hill, near Glentrool. The CVCC, after a comprehensive discussion, decided that the plans for the nine turbines, by North British Windpower, would spoil an area of natural beauty that was important to Read…

From Allergens to Anodes: Pollen Derived Battery Electrodes

By Purdue University Pollens, the bane of allergy sufferers, could represent a boon for battery makers: Recent research has suggested their potential use as anodes in lithium-ion batteries. The post From Allergens to Anodes: Pollen Derived Battery Electrodes appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Related posts: For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

UK Green Bank, BlackRock Buy GLID Wind for $615 Million

The U.K. Green Investment Bank Offshore Wind Fund and funds managed by BlackRock Inc. acquired GLID Wind Farms TopCo Ltd. from Centrica Plc and EIG Global Energy Partners LLC for 423 million pounds ($615 million). Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News – RenewableEnergyWorld.com

NASA Team Demonstrates Loading of Swedish Green Propellant

By NASA A NASA team has successfully demonstrated the handling and loading of a new-fangled, Swedish-developed “green propellant” that smells like glass cleaner, looks like chardonnay, but has proven powerful enough to propel a satellite. The post NASA Team Demonstrates Loading of Swedish Green Propellant appeared first on Solar Read Full Article Here For more…

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