Daily Archives: June 10, 2016

Opinion: What 1 million solar strong looks like

By Steven Bushong By Andrew Savage, chief strategy officer at AllEarth Renewables America has reached the milestone of 1 million solar systems nationwide. But what is even more remarkable is what that looks like in communities across the country and what comes next. It took us 40 years to get to 1 million solar systems…

Solar Speaks: Intersolar North America CEO offers exhibition preview

By Steven Bushong Markus Elsässer, founder and CEO of Solar Promotion International, a global tradeshow company with a focus on renewable energy and energy efficiency, discusses the upcoming Intersolar North America conference and exhibition, which runs July 11 through 14, 2016, in San Francisco, in this Solar Speaks podcast. To view the Intersolar photo gallery…

Photos: Intersolar, past and present

By Steven Bushong The Intersolar North America conference and exhibition runs July 11 through 14 in San Francisco. While Intersolar North America was established in 2008, the company behind the tradeshow, Solar Promotion International, has been organizing Intersolar events globally for 25 years. This photo gallery takes a look back and across four continents at…

Google’s Larry Page Backing Flying Car Startups

By Jon LeSage Google co-founder Larry Page has added flying cars to his list of next-generation technologies that he supports, along with self-driving cars. Page is investing in two startups that are working on flying cars. He’s funded one of them, Zee.Aero, more than $100 million since it started in 2010, Bloomberg Businessweek reported on…

Daimler’s car2go Sees Fast Growth in Chinese City of Chongqing

By Jon LeSage Daimler’s car2go carsharing service has turned out to be very popular in the Chinese city of Chongqing. After operating in the city for less than two months, car2go now has more than 78,000 registered users in Chongqing, Daimler says. There have been more than 40,000 rentals of Smart Fortwo hatchbacks during that…

Dairyland Power expands wind-power resources

By Michelle Froese Dairyland Power Cooperative announced a significant expansion of wind resources at its recent 75th Annual Meeting. The company has reached a power purchase agreement with EDP Renewables North America, and will purchase renewable energy from a 98-MW wind project in southwestern Wisconsin. EDP Renewables will develop, operate, and maintain the Quilt Block…

SunPower’s Solar Energy Academy for High School Students

By Press Release Approximately 530 students from more than 30 California school districts are planning to participate in this summer’s SunPower® Solar Energy Academy The post SunPower’s Solar Energy Academy for High School Students appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

Kluber Lubrication offers rolling bearing grease for enhanced protection against friction and wear

By Michelle Froese Klübertherm HB 88-182 is a long-term grease that provides good corrosion and wear protection for rolling bearings subject to high loads. Klüber Lubrication, a worldwide manufacturer of specialty lubricants, has announced the availability of Klübertherm HB 88-182. This new product is a versatile long-term grease that provides good corrosion and wear protection…

New “WIND Act” to spur offshore wind energy in the U.S.

By Michelle Froese Senators Edward J. Markey, D-Mass and Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., have proposed legislation that would extend the 30% ITC through 2025. As Europe now supports roughly 60,000 jobs in the offshore wind sector, U.S. Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) have introduced legislation that would spur the growth of offshore…

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