Daily Archives: June 13, 2016

Solar and wind energy’s stunning cost falls to continue

By Giles Parkinson BNEF says solar to continue “precipitous” cost fall, and solar and wind will be cheaper than coal and gas by 2027, beginning relegation of fossil fuels to role of expensive back-up to cheap renewables – until battery storage takes that market away too. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew…

Could The US Really Elect A Conspiracy Theorist?

By Zachary Shahan It’s unclear whether Donald Trump really believes any of the conspiracy theories he pushes, or if he just uses them to attack things he doesn’t like, but he pushes so many that it’s clear he 1) really is so gullible and conspiratorial or 2) is just that keen to play on conspiratorial…

US flight testing for Ehang 184 taxi drone

IDTechEx finds that manned drones and helicopters from the Volocopter to the planned FlyKart have only around 30 minutes endurance with current battery capabilities. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Turbine strike on white-tailed eagle #SCT

When planning consent was granted for Edinbane and Ben Aketil windfarms environmental impact assessments recognised that a collision risk did exist for Golden Eagles. However, no such risk existed for White-tailed Eagles, apparently based on the lack of observations, and despite predictions that the population was expanding. With a growing White-tailed Eagle population it was…

TenneT Proposes Artificial Island For Up To 70 GW Of Offshore Wind

By Rogier van Rooij It has been a great week for clean energy in Europe. First, the energy ministers of nine North Sea countries met at an Energy Council in Luxembourg to discuss cooperation on offshore wind power. The nine countries: Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, France, Denmark, Ireland, and Belgium signed a Memorandum…

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