Daily Archives: July 26, 2016

Good things unfolding in the wind industry says MAKE Consulting

By Paul Dvorak The PTC extension has been the most substantial news for the wind industry in recent months, but there are other positive developments in the sector. For instance, average turbine nameplate ratings are trending towards 3 MW, which surprisingly may cost a bit less to install than smaller 2MW class machines. Today’s turbines…

New autonomous unmanned surface vessels

To its manufacturer MOST (Autonomous Vessels) Ltd in the UK, USV means controlled by satellite from anywhere on the planet. AutoNaut is the answer to the age-old challenge of affordable oceanic data gathering for science, commerce and military purposes. It creates new opportunities to meet unique mission requirements in a changing world. Read Full Article…

We’ll Get What We Deserve…

By Zachary Shahan The people who put together the political system that the United States is based on did a pretty dern good job of it. Sure, it would have been swell if they had inserted some details on how to modify certain aspects of the system once computers, the internet, and Big Data came…

Top-Selling Chevy Volt Crosses 100,000 US Sales Milestone

By Jeff Cobb Ranking as the cumulatively best-selling plug-in electrified in the U.S., the Chevrolet Volt is crossing a 100,000 unit milestone. Also the first PEV to undergo a complete redesign, and now in its second generation, the extended-range EV may have quietly sold its 100,000th example this past weekend. As of June, the tally…

Solar Impulse completes historic round-the-world trip

By Abigale Sherman A solar powered plane has landed in Abu Dhabi, completing a historic round-the-world trip with stops in India, Asia, Europe and North America. “I’ve been waiting for this moment for 15 years,” said Solar Impulse chairman and pilot, Bertrand Piccard, in an impromptu speech on the tarmac shortly after landing. “We should…

Porsche to create 1,400 jobs for Mission E electric sports car

By Editorial Staff Mission E is taking Porsche into the future as an employer brand as well. The company will hire more than 1,400 new employees in the Stuttgart region to work on the development and production of the first all-electric sports car from Porsche.The company plans to recruit experts in the fields of digitalisation,…

European Commission Releases Strategy to Speed Up Low- and Zero-Emission Vehicle Deployment

By Jon LeSage The European Commission is taking measures to speed up deployment of low- and zero-emission vehicles and alternative energy sources. The commission just released its “European Strategy for Low-Emission Mobility” to move towards low- and zero-emission vehicles. It also embraces deployment of low-emission alternative energy for transport including advanced biofuels, renewable electricity, and…

The four benchmarks of quality commercial solar sales leads

By Steven Bushong William Wickey By William Wickey, content and media strategy, LeadGenius Lead generation can be a loaded term—and an elusive one to define. But no matter how you define a lead, what will really matter when it comes to your bottom line is lead quality. How do you identify the right potential customers,…

Want to live off-grid or in an Eco-village

By dmblackstock I am a middle aged woman and full-time student with 2 dogs, looking for a chance to move out of town and get back to my rural roots. I am currently studying Environmental Science and hope to expand my education into the direction of Sustainability or another related and interdisciplinary direction. I prefer…

UK Commercial Rooftop Solar PV Guide Launched By Industry Leaders

By Derek Markham Two renewable energy leaders in the UK, BRE National Solar Centre and the Renewable Energy Association (REA), have just released a new guide to installing solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on commercial rooftops, which can help both owners and tenants of commercial buildings in their bids to decrease energy costs and reduce their…

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