Daily Archives: August 4, 2016

Solas Energy awarded construction management contract for North Dakota wind project

By Michelle Froese Solas Energy will provide construction management services of Sunflower Wind Project, and oversee the turbine supplier and balance-of-plant work. U.S. and Canadian partner companies, Solas Energy, have been awarded a major contract to provide comprehensive construction management services for the 104-MW Sunflower Wind Project under construction near Hebron, North Dakota. Solas Energy…

Tesla and SolarCity: Do they fit together?

By Peter OConnor There are synergies between EVs and solar, so the basic concept of merging Tesla and SolarCity seems sound. The biggest risk is that somebody else might execute it better. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

GE Haliade 150-6MW turbines soon to arrive at Block Island Wind

By Michelle Froese Progress continues on the Block Island Wind project with GE Haliade turbines en route to the first offshore wind farm in the U.S. America’s first offshore wind farm off the shores of Rhode Island is one step closer to completion. Only one tower section remains to be mounted on the Block Island…

Six seat energy independent car

Sono Motors Germany is developing a Sion car that can be energy independent or externally charged. This is in the tradition of the four seat solar car in the Netherlands that does the daily commute and still donates electricity to the grid and the IFEVS solar electric microcar and solar/ wind power pizza van in…

Bus that travels above traffic

In August 2016, China Xinhua News reported that the Transit Elevated Bus has had its first road test in Qinhuangdao City. It consisted of a brake and power consumption test of this electric vehicle that runs on tracks. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

The financial case for net zero energy districts

By Iain Campbell While gaining momentum around the world, there remains an industry-wide perception that net zero energy building is too expensive, or comes at a much higher incremental cost over business as usual. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

STORM Pulse Electric Motorcycle To Go From Europe To China

By James Ayre The Eindhoven University of Technology student research team behind the electric STORM Pulse motorcycle will be sending it on a cross country trip from Europe to China later this month, according to recent reports. The trip will be undertaken by two of the researchers behind the electric motorcycle project, and is intended…

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