Daily Archives: June 15, 2016

Household solar and storage to change grid, says market operator

By Giles Parkinson Solar and battery storage to dramatically change the nature of the grid, reducing daytime grid demand to zero, pushing peaks into winter. Rooftop solar is expected to account for one quarter of electricity demand in South Australia, unless tariffs are changed to slow it down. Read Full Article Here For more great…

48 States In A Nissan LEAF, + A New Tree For Each State

By Brian Kent Editor’s Note: About this time last year, one of our electric vehicle enthusiasts and occasional writers began planning an ambitious challenge for his 2013 Nissan Leaf. Brian Kent hoped to travel to all 48 contiguous states and their capitals en route to a world-record-breaking all-electric road trip, which he expected would take…

June 2016 issue: New ideas to boost production, AEP up 5% + more

By Skylar Aubuchon 02 Editorial: Wind energy inspires present and future generations 08 Windwatch: A chilling story of blade abuse, What to do with extra towers, Journal bearings in a planetary stage, Ask a wind tech, Wind work around North America 42 How small data from material science accurately predicts failure rates and more Decades…

Extend life and improved performance of fuel cell electrodes

Researchers have developed a practical and physically-based way of treating the surface of materials called perovskite oxides, to make them more durable and improve their performance. These materials are promising candidates to serve as electrodes in energy-conversion devices such as fuel cells and electrolyzers. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Maryland PSC Approves Final Community Solar Regulations

By Derek Markham Maryland could soon be one of only 11 US states with community solar programs, as the state’s Public Service Commission has just approved its final regulations for establishing a three-year pilot community solar program, which are expected to be published in the coming weeks and become final in mid-July. By allowing more…

Mercedes-Benz GLC Plug-in Fuel-Cell Vehicle On Tap For 2017

By Tim Healey Mercedes-Benz has previewed a plug-in hybrid hydrogen fuel-cell GLC for 2017. Yes, you read that right. Unlike other fuel-cell vehicles such as the Toyota Mirai, Honda FCX Clarity, or the like, Mercedes’ GLC fuel-cell vehicle will utilize a 9 kWh battery pack, making it rather unique. The merging of a li-ion battery…

Global Wave and Tidal Energy Market to Reach US$ 11.3 Bn in 2024

By Press Release Wave and tidal energy are the two major forms of harnessing ocean energy. These have significantly different market dynamics. The post Global Wave and Tidal Energy Market to Reach US$ 11.3 Bn in 2024 appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

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