Daily Archives: September 10, 2016

Mercedes-Benz Vans Reveals adVANce — 3-Pronged “Strategic Future Initiative” Focusing On Connectivity, New Hardware Solutions, & On-Demand Services

By James Ayre Mercedes-Benz Vans just revealed its new adVANce “strategic future initiative,” an initiative focused on 3 main areas of coming change: greater connectivity, new hardware solutions, and on-demand transportation services. According to a press release, the company will “no longer be a mere manufacturer of globally successful vans and the associated services, but…

How To Design A Build SuperCapacitors

By Gordon Smith Learning to Build SuperCapacitors. There is so much research and research money being focused on developing the perfect electric battery. Lithium-ion has been the… The post How To Design A Build SuperCapacitors appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

Judge dismisses Bourne taxpayers’ lawsuit against town #MA

BARNSTABLE – A Barnstable Superior Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Bourne officials accused of filing a suit challenging a set of Plymouth wind turbines that the town did not intend to fight. A group of taxpayers in Bourne filed the lawsuit against the town administrator, selectmen, town counsel, and the Board of Health…

Where do wind turbines go to die? #USA

America’s energy future may be blowing in the wind. As the U.S. moves away from coal-fired electricity, wind power has been growing. The Energy Information Administration estimates that in 2017 wind power in the U.S. will grow another 11 percent. But wind turbines don’t last forever, said Xcel Energy spokesperson Mark Stutz. “Wind farms, at…

Oregon offshore wind project stalls #OR

A renewable energy project that would have put Oregon at the forefront of offshore wind development in the West appears to have stalled. The company behind the WindFloat Pacific energy project, Principle Power, wanted to install wind turbines about 15 miles off the coast of Coos Bay. Now the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the…

What Vermont will learn with Swanton Wind #VT

The developers of the seven-turbine wind project in Swanton Thursday officially began the process of asking the state for its approval to begin construction. It promises to be a journey that tests the limits of state and federal law, the applicability of the state’s renewable resource goals, and the relationship between those who would build…

Obama issues first offshore wind plan #USA

The Obama administration on Friday issued the first federal strategy for developing wind farms off the U.S. coast as part of the president’s agenda to combat climate change. The National Offshore Wind Strategy aims to create 86 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2050, which is enormous given that the only offshore wind farm in…

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