Daily Archives: November 23, 2016

How energy efficiency will reshape power markets

By Giles Parkinson The impact of new highly efficient fridges and washing machines, zero carbon homes and LED lighting will likely reshape the global energy markets, Citigroup says, removing pricing power from fossil fuel plants. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

IDTechEx Show! Reveals Next Big Thing

The IDTechEx Show! last week in Silicon Valley revealed that energy independence for everything from electronics to aircraft is the next big thing. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Demand Charges Dropped From Illinois Energy Bill

By Guest Contributor Originally published on SolarWakeup. By Yann Brandt Senate Bill 2814, introduced during the regular session, came back during the latest special session with a new amendment, House Amendment 2. This amendment had multiple objectives but the primary one is a mechanism to keep two nuclear power plants in operation. The two plants,…

Trump Budget Could Demolish Climate Funding

By Guest Contributor The world is waiting to hear what President-elect Donald Trump has in mind for governing the U.S. Among the biggest questions is what will happen to the budget for climate and energy-related activities Trump Budget Could Demolish Climate Funding was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000…

2017 Zero Motorcycles Lineup — Promo Videos

By James Ayre As I discussed in my last article on the subject, the 2017 Zero Motorcycles lineup is a big improvement over the lineup from earlier years — which is really saying something, as the company is at the top of the industry, making really high-quality but affordable electric motorcycles 2017 Zero Motorcycles Lineup…

Phoenix Contact Innovation Ventures invests in wind IoT firm, Windesco

By Michelle Froese Internet of Things specialist for the wind industry, Windesco, is looking to expand its services and increase its installed base worldwide. Phoenix Contact Innovation Ventures, the venture capital company of the Phoenix Contact Group, completed an investment in Windesco Inc. Windesco, based in Boston, is a hardware/software and Internet of Things (IoT)…

GE and Eni partner to develop multiple renewable energy projects

By Michelle Froese Eni has signed an agreement with General Electric (GE) to develop renewable energy projects and hybrid solutions with a focus on energy efficiency. Through this agreement, Eni and GE intend to jointly identify and develop large-scale power generation projects from renewable energy sources. With the support of GE, this agreement — which…

GTM’s Book of Customs, Traditions and Etiquette, Vol 1: Talking ‘Grid Edge’ at Thanksgiving Dinner

By [email protected] Reader, beware. The holidays are descending upon a nation torn asunder like a poorly carved turkey. The alcohol-fueled congregation of extended families across generations and lines of longidute threatens to create a tinderbox, where the slightest spark could ignite a Hieronymous-Boschian hellscape in which grown adults prove incapable of civil discourse, and the…

Deepwater Wind plans offshore wind farm to serve Maryland

By Michelle Froese America’s leading offshore wind company Deepwater Wind has announced plans for the Skipjack Wind Farm, a new offshore wind farm that will help Maryland meet its clean-energy goals at far lower prices than state law anticipates, saving Maryland ratepayers millions of dollars. Block Island Offshore Wind developer has selected offshore Maryland for…

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