Daily Archives: January 30, 2017

A Better Way to Farm Algae for Biofuels

By Press Release Scientists have long known of the potential of microalgae to aid in the production of biofuels and other valuable chemicals. The post A Better Way to Farm Algae for Biofuels appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

Trump’s “America First” Energy Plan Actually Leaves America Behind

By NRDC On the eve of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources confirmation vote for Rick Perry to be Secretary of Energy, it’s important to take a close look at the Trump administration’s plans for America’s energy future. Trump’s “America First” Energy Plan Actually Leaves America Behind was originally published on CleanTechnica. To…

Drones and starlings

As I sat in the sunshine in Poole Harbour UK finishing my new IDTechEx report, “Electric UAV Drones: Autonomous, Energy Independent 2017-2027”, I was mentioning software that endows drones with curiosity and with the ability to swarm as demonstrated with multiple drones dropped from US aircraft recently. Read Full Article Here For more great articles:…

Stem connects 1 MW of energy storage for Hawaiian Electric

By Michelle Froese Stem, Inc., a provider in commercial-scale intelligent energy storage services, has completed testing on its customer-sited storage fleet installed for Hawaiian Electric Company. Stem integrates reliable energy storage hardware with predictive, cloud-based analytics in real time. The storage fleet currently provides 1 MW of intelligent storage services across 29 customer sites to…

Laufer Wind intros first FAA-approved commercial Aircraft Detection Lighting System for a U.S. wind farm

By Michelle Froese Laufer Wind announces the first FAA-approved commercial operation of an Aircraft Detection Lighting System (ADLS) on a U.S. wind farm. The radar-activated lighting technology was installed on a recently constructed and commissioned 80-MW wind farm in Wyoming. Flight tests were successfully conducted and the system went operational in November of 2016. Laufer’s…

WPPI Energy, NextEra Energy Resources plan to build Wisconsin’s largest solar energy center

By Kelsey Misbrener WPPI Energy and NextEra Energy Resources announced plans to build a 100-MW solar energy center–Wisconsin’s largest–with a capacity to serve more than 23,000 people with affordable, clean energy. “This solar energy center adds diversity to WPPI Energy’s power supply portfolio in a way that’s more cost-effective than other opportunities currently available to…

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