Daily Archives: April 26, 2017

What do we sell when they don’t want our coal?

By Keith Lovegrove If the world is to decarbonise, Australia’s key trading partners of ours must be part of that shift. That means zero emissions hydrogen fuels – powered by wind and solar – replacing coal and gas exports. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Australian solar capacity now 6GW, to double again by 2020

By Giles Parkinson Solar power capacity has reached 6GW in Australia, but it is just the start, with numbers expected to double by 2020 and rise ten-fold by 2040 as solar becomes the dominant provider of electricity in Australia – and potentially an export fuel as well. Read Full Article Here For more great articles:…

Swarms of autonomous aerial vehicles test new dogfighting skills

Aerial dogfighting began more than a century ago in the skies over Europe with propeller-driven fighter aircraft carried aloft on wings of fabric and wood. An event held recently in southern California could mark the beginning of a new chapter in this form of aerial combat. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric…

ACS Forecourt Conference Report Birmingham UK 26 April

This conference concerned petrol stations in the UK. They have collapsed in number from 35,948 in 1971 to a mere 8,434 today. The collapse would have been worse were it not for hypermarkets opening new stations. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Video of a Bubble Blowing Battery in Action

By U.S. DOE One reaction that hasn’t been fully explained is how oxygen blows bubbles inside a lithium-air battery when it discharges. The post Video of a Bubble Blowing Battery in Action appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

Duke Energy Foundation supports bat conservation with $50,000 grant

By Michelle Froese The effort to save North America’s imperiled bats has received a boost. Duke Energy Foundation recently announced that it is awarding $50,000 to support efforts by Bat Conservation International (BCI) to help with the recovery of the continent’s threatened and endangered bat species. Support from the Duke Energy Foundation comes at a…

Penn State earns top honors at Collegiate Wind Competition 2017

By Michelle Froese Last week at the National Wind Technology Center (NWTC) near Boulder, Colorado, teams from 10 of the 12 universities that participated in the U.S Department of Energy Collegiate Wind Competition 2016 reconvened for a shot at taking home the top prize at the Collegiate Wind Competition 2017 Technical Challenge. Group photo of…

Community wind investment firm, WindShare, adds to its advisory board

By Michelle Froese A consumer-owned WindShare lasts 20 years and pays yearly interest from the energy proceeds of community financed farms. The capital raised from WindShare is used to provide financing and marketing support of community wind projects. WindShare LLC has added depth to its advisory board with three new members. The company offers a…

Pope Francis Surprises The World With TED Talk From Vatican

By Steve Hanley Pope Francis made a surprise appearance at the international TED Conference yesterday to deliver a message of hope and renewal to the conference and the world. Pope Francis Surprises The World With TED Talk From Vatican was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+…

NEVS and ICONIQ form a joint vehicle development partnership

NEVS and ICONIQ Motors will develop future vehicles under each brand. ICONIQ’s vehicles will be manufactured in the NEVS’ joint venture manufacturing facility in Tianjin, China, while NEVS will use both its production facilities, in Tianjin and Trollhättan.Brought to you by: EV Driven Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles

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