Daily Archives: July 29, 2016

Lear licenses Qualcomm wireless EV charging technology

By Editorial Staff Qualcomm and supplier of automotive seating and electrical systems Lear Corporation have entered into a Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging (WEVC) license agreement.Lear will be including Qualcomm Halo WEVC technology in its product portfolio to commercialize WEVC systems for plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles manufacturers, as well as wireless charging infrastructure companies. Under…

CBS Solar installs PV project for third microbrewery in Michigan

By Kelly Pickerel Brewery Vivant in Grand Rapids, Michigan, recently turned on its 58-kW solar PV system. This is now the third microbrewery in Michigan to go solar guided by CBS Solar’s design, engineering and installation team. CBS Solar of Copemish, Michigan, was thrilled to be part of this unique and challenging project. The firm…

OCI’s Alamo 6 blooms in West Texas desert

By [email protected] (Richard A. Kessler) OCI Solar Power expects to complete construction of the 110MW(ac) Alamo 6 project in West Texas on time in the fourth quarter, a sprawling PV facility that it says will be the world’s largest utilizing dual-axis tracker systems. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: www.rechargenews.com

Sumitomo Corporation to invest in Galloper Offshore Wind Farm

By Michelle Froese Galloper Offshore Wind Farm is located in the North Sea, 27 kilometers off the coast of Suffolk, UK. The wind farm comprises of 56 wind turbines manufactured by the Siemens Group, and supported by monopile foundations. Sumitomo Corporation has signed a contract to invest alongside Macquarie Capital in Galloper Offshore Wind Farm….

The Rashomon Effect In Our Energy System

By Guest Contributor By Kathleen Gnocato and Ron Dizy The Rashomon effect refers to different interpretations of the same event by different people, arising from distinct perspectives or experiences. It derives from the 1950’s Japanese film, Rashomon, based on the (sometimes wildly) differing accounts by witnesses, suspects, and victims of a crime — and has…

IEA Publishes Key Renewables Trends For 2016

By Joshua S Hill The global production of renewable energy grew by 2.6% between 2013 and 2014, accounting for 13.8% of the world’s Primary Energy Supply, according to a new publication from the International Energy Agency. Intended for publication in August or September, the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) Renewables Information 2016 report will provide “a…

Elon Musk Makes Libertarian Argument for a Carbon Tax

By Tim Healey Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been tweeting a lot lately, and one of his tweets links to a newspaper article in which he advocates a libertarian argument for a carbon tax. Musk’s tweeting of several stories could be an attempt by the Tesla CEO to shape the conversation during a time of…

TRC to support Plains & Eastern Clean Line transmission project

By Michelle Froese TRC will provide land acquisition and survey services for the Clean Line transmission project, one of the largest clean-energy infrastructure projects in the U.S. TRC Companies announced that it has been awarded a $12 million contract by Clean Line Energy to provide land acquisition services, survey permissions and overall project management for…

Minnesota Power seeks proposals for large-scale wind and solar power

By Michelle Froese Minnesota Power is seeking power-supply proposals for up to 300 MW of wind generation beyond the 625 MW of wind it already has on its system. Minnesota Power has released the first in a series of Requests for Proposals as part of the company’s broad resource evaluation process to further its EnergyForward…

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