Daily Archives: April 29, 2017

How We Can Help Climate Researchers ?

By Gordon Smith As he hiked up and down the mountain some 150 times during the three years of the study, he probably could not imagine how important his study would be a hundred years later. The post How We Can Help Climate Researchers ? appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here…

This Is Yuuuge! Musk Retweets 350.org Climate March Video

By Steve Hanley Elon Musk has retweeted a Tweet from 350.org showing a video of people marching in the Climate March in Washington on April 29. This Is Yuuuge! Musk Retweets 350.org Climate March Video was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook…

Kitty Hawk Flyer (Backed By Google’s Larry Page) Takes Flight

By Nicolas Zart And another vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft takes to the sky, this one being Silicon Valley’s much lauded Kitty Hawk, which is backed by Google’s Larry Page Kitty Hawk Flyer (Backed By Google’s Larry Page) Takes Flight was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other…

Zero Energy Ready Home – Design Competition Winners Announced

By U.S. DOE Criteria for recognition included adherence to the Department’s Zero Energy Ready Home Program criteria, clear project plans, and overall competency in applying best practices from DOE’s Building America Program. The post Zero Energy Ready Home – Design Competition Winners Announced appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more…

Ten Terawatts Power From Sunlight by 2030

By admin Fifty-seven experts met in Germany in March 2016 for a gathering of the Global Alliance of Solar Energy Research Institutes (GA-SERI), where they discussed what policy initiatives and technology advances are needed to support significant expansion of solar power over the next couple of decades. The post Ten Terawatts Power From Sunlight by…

Developing CO2 Neutral Fuels Using The Power Of The Sun

By Gordon Smith Hydrogen is not a primary energy, the energy carrier has to be produced by means of other sources of energy. However, hydrogen, in relation to its mass, contains more energy than any other chemical fuel The post Developing CO2 Neutral Fuels Using The Power Of The Sun appeared first on Solar Thermal…

Joy as Hoddlesden Moss wind turbines plan withdrawn at 11th hour #ENG

By National Wind Watch Campaigners are celebrating after a controversial plan for three new wind turbines was withdrawn a day before a final decision was due. Applicant Viridis Wind Turbines wanted to erect the 77-metre high structures on Hoddlesden Moss. Blackburn with Darwen Council’s planning officers had recommended the proposal for refusal and it was…

Not exactly a breeze: Offshore wind still faces challenges #MA

By National Wind Watch NEW BEDFORD – Amid all of the challenges that could face offshore wind power along the East Coast – legal disputes from commercial fishing advocates, construction plans altered by whale migrations, President Donald Trump’s emphasis on revitalizing fossil fuels and more – some promising news for renewable industry supporters arrived in…

We’re funding the wind industry #ME

By National Wind Watch Here’s why western Maine is under pressure to site industrial wind developments on our mountains: Over the past decade all the New England states have enacted legislation requiring varying amounts of energy be supplied by renewable energy sources. That sounds all well and good. Renewable sources include such things as solar…

Wind energy, regulatory bills find support #NC

By National Wind Watch RALEIGH – A House committee gave a tentative nod to new changes in proposed wind energy legislation, while both chambers worked through dozens of bills in an attempt to beat an end-of-week deadline. Crossover week in the North Carolina General Assembly is generally a marathon followed by a sprint. Any non-appropriations…

‘We’ll have what they’re having’ #NY

By National Wind Watch According to a state press release dated April 21, the New York Department of Environmental Conservation bought 17 acres “in the historic maritime hamlet of Setauket” with state Environmental Protection Funds. Why? “For watershed protection, forest health, and passive recreation in accordance with a Unit Management Plan that will be developed…

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