Daily Archives: March 8, 2016

Floating solar installed at Brazil hydro plant

By Sophie Vorrath Brazil launches first stage of project targeting 10MW floating solar at its hydropower plants, in bid to reduce evaporation and bolster electricity output in drought. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Zayed Future Energy Prize 2017 open for submissions

By Sophie Vorrath Entries have opened for the $US4 million Future Energy Prize – a UAE-based international competition designed to reward innovators across business, schools and NGOs in renewable energy and sustainability. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Norway Aiming For 100-Percent Zero Emission Vehicle Sales By 2025

By Jeff Cobb If you thought Norway was the poster child for zero-emission vehicles you’ve just seen the beginning assuming a proposed National Transport Plan for 2018-2029 is fully implemented. The country already buys nearly one plug-in electrified vehicle (PEV) out of every four sold, has over 3 percent PEVs on the roads now, and…

Can Tesla Autopilot Detect Alignment Issues?

By Kyle Field Users over at the Tesla Motors Club forum recently brought up the possibility of the Tesla Model S being able to detect alignment issues using only the existing set of sensors. Leveraging onboard sensors — including those included with the autopilot suite — TMC members theorize that it is plausible that the…

56MW/20MWh Energy Storage For South Korea

By Jake Richardson The South Korean company Kokam Co. Ltd. has been busy installing a number of large energy storage systems recently. A 24-megawatt (MW) system / 9-megawatt hour (MWh) system (the largest capacity Lithium NMC ESS used for frequency regulation in the world) and a 16 MW / 6 MWh Lithium NMC system came…

Boskalis strengthens position in growing offshore wind market

By Michelle Froese The Netherlands company, Boskalis, will acquire the maritime and offshore wind energy activities of VolkerWessels. Bokalis (Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V.) has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire offshore activities from VolkerWessels. Under the transaction, The Netherlands company will acquire the maritime and offshore wind energy activities of VolkerWessels, which comprises of…

UK company wins multi-million Galloper offshore wind services contract

By Michelle Froese James Fisher and Sons is responsible for providing key elements of marine services to the Galloper wind team, including construction site set-up, vessel re-fueling, emergency services, and more. UK-based Galloper Wind Farm Limited (GWFL) confirmed the appointment of marine specialists, James Fisher and Sons, for the delivery of an integrated suite of…

Ocean Naiad plans to produce water, energy, & minerals from wind & waves

By Paul Dvorak Climate-drying trends and increasing natural resource demands, which include freshwater and minerals for the agricultural and chemical industries are driving a new global growth market. Additionally, provision of these resources can be energy intensive, adding to the cost of production unless addressed through innovation. Challenges of the so-called ‘Water-Energy Nexus’ also provide…

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