Daily Archives: March 17, 2016

Global Wind Service to install GE Haliade offshore prototype in Denmark

By Michelle Froese With a 150-meter diameter rotor and blades stretching 73.50 m, GE’s Haliade turbine has a yield 15% better than existing offshore turbines. Global Wind Service (GWS) announced it will install the Haliade 150 offshore wind-turbine prototype at the National Test Center for Large Wind Turbines in Osterild, Denmark. GWS have been given…

Fire sparks concerns over lack of standards on battery storage

By Giles Parkinson Photos of battery storage device that “exploded” in household garage underline concerns about the lack of standards on product quality and installation. The message from experts is that you will probably get what you pay for. Cheap is not cheerful – it may in fact be dangerous. Read Full Article Here For…

Chevy Volt Named ‘2016 Green Machine of the Year’

By Jeff Cobb The 2016 Chevy Volt edged out plug-in offerings by Tesla, BMW, as well as Toyota’s new hybrid Prius and fuel-cell Mirai as the New York Daily News’ “Green Machine of the Year.” “Does the best eco-friendly vehicle wear a Chevrolet ‘bowtie’ badge on its grille?” poses the publication while implicitly observing Chevrolet…

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