Daily Archives: February 5, 2016

Enlighted’s CEO Joe Costello Sheds Light on IoT

By Robyn Purchia Last week, Cleantech Group named Enlighted, Inc. in its 2015 Global Cleantech 100 list. This isn’t the only award the company received for its digital sensor and analytics platform, which has made commercial buildings smarter and greener. Enlighted also received the “North American Company of the Year” Award, which recognizes Read Full…

Americans Watch As Honda Launches High-MPG Odyssey Hybrid Minivan in Japan

By Jeff Cobb A month after Fiat-Chrysler announced America’s first plug-in hybrid minivan, long-time minivan leader Honda announced an Odyssey hybrid too – for its home market. Honda’s announcement this week is that today dealers across Japan will begin offering its Odyssey with a version of the Accord Hybrid’s powertrain alongside conventionally powered Read Full…

5 Low-Income Community Solar Projects Announced In Colorado

By Jake Richardson About 579 kW of low-income solar projects have been announced by the Colorado Energy Office and GRID Alternatives. Five projects will be built by the Delta Montrose Electric Association, Gunnison County Electric Association, Holy Cross Energy, San Miguel Power Association, and the Yampa Valley Electric Association. They are being constructed Read Full…

Data Centers Using 30% More Coal As Microsoft Takes Things Underwater

By Joshua S Hill Despite best intentions to go green, data centers have underestimated their coal usage by 30% or more, according to a new report. Data-services companies like Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon are well known for their recent efforts to transition their entire operations to 100% renewable energy. Google especially has been Read…

Energinet.dk Seeks Vessels for Subsea Cable O&M

By Offshore Wind Energinet.dk is looking to charter vessels for emergency repairs and planned maintenance on submarine power cables and gas pipelines. Energinet.dk will award 4-year framework agreements, which will also cover submarine power cable laying and protection. The overall amount of contracts is valued at DKK 200 million (approx. EUR 26.8 million). Read Full…

HRL Laboratories achieves 1st demo of GaN CMOS FET technology

Researchers at HRL Laboratories, LLC, have achieved the first demonstration of gallium nitride (GaN) complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) field-effect-transistor (FET) technology. In doing so they have established that the semiconductor’s superior transistor performance can be harnessed in an integrated circuit. —DR. —Dr. Brought to you by: Electric Vehicles Read Full Article Here For more great articles:…

DONG Energy Sees Increased Profit In 2015, Loses Out On Oil & Gas

By Joshua S Hill Danish wind energy giant DONG Energy has published its 2015 financial results, reporting a 13% increase in operating profit over 2014 figures. Unsurprisingly, given continually good figures all throughout 2015, DONG Energy revealed an operating profit increase of 13%, reaching DKK 18.5 billion in 2015, and falling right in the Read…

Offshore Project Progress – 5 February

EUROPE: Recent project updates, including Iberdrola’s Wikinger project in the German Baltic Sea and Statoil’s floating project planned for off the Scottish coast. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

Will Smith’s Son, Jaden Smith, Now A Tesla Model X Owner

By Kyle Park Points Originally published on Gas2. The Tesla Model X is certainly a baller item, and at 17 years old, Jaden Smith is the youngest baller to own one. The son of former Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith was spotted by photographers posting up with his Tesla Titanium Read…

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