Daily Archives: March 16, 2016

How eagles are making wind turbines safer for birds

By Michelle Froese Editor’s note: Researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) teamed up with the wind industry at the National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) to study the flight patterns of two eagles. Data collected will lead to the development of systems to better detect birds and prevent collisions with turbines. Here is information…

My Tesla Powerwall: Tales of an early adopter

By Nick Pfitzner A Sydney household’s perspective on pairing home battery storage – a 6.4kWh Tesla Powerwall – with a 5kW rooftop solar system. How much solar power is being exported, how much is being imported… and when to bake cake. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

2016 Ford F-150 SuperCab Review

By Larry E. Hall Full Disclosure: Since I was a young teenager I have owned Ford pickups. It started with a 1939 model, then a 1952 F-100 with a Hemi V8, followed by several others. Yes I do like Ford trucks, but I’ve also owned an International and a couple of Chevys. You’ve probably seen…

Dominion, Microsoft and Virginia to partner up for new PV project

The Commonwealth of Virginia, Microsoft and Dominion Virginia Power — a wholly owned subsidiary of Dominion Resources — announced a partnership deal to develop a new project and provide 20MW of solar energy to the grid in Virginia, enough energy to to power 5,000 homes. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: PV-Tech

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