Daily Archives: May 8, 2017

Death spiral for cars. By 2030, you probably won’t own one

By Giles Parkinson By 2030, you probably won’t own a car, but you may get a free trip with your morning coffee. Transport-As-A-Service will use electric vehicles and will upend two trillion-dollar industries. It’s the death spiral for cars. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

CEFC to provide funding for 42.5MW solar farm in Queensland, Australia

The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) announced Monday that it has committed approximately US$44.5 million in financing to RATCH-Australia Corporation — which the company will use to redevelop a disused coal-fired power station in Collinsville, Queensland, as a 42.5MW solar farm. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: PV-Tech

SEFA issues grant for 20MW off-grid solar project in Zimbabwe

The African Development Bank’s Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) has approved a US$965,000 grant to Oxygen Energy Private Limited to support the development of a 20MW off-grid solar rooftop project atop buildings owned and managed by Old Mutual Property Group Zimbabwe countrywide. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: PV-Tech

Installing Solar Microgrids is Important for National Security at U.S. Military Bases

By Michigan Technological University …we can start thinking about PV as a security measure by integrating microgrids–and then creating local resilience based on military technologies.” The post Installing Solar Microgrids is Important for National Security at U.S. Military Bases appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal…

Vattenfall’s Largest Land-Based Wind Farm Begins Operations

By Press Release Vattenfall’s largest land-based wind farm, Pen y Cymoedd in South Wales, UK, is now supplying electricity at full capacity. The post Vattenfall’s Largest Land-Based Wind Farm Begins Operations appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

Solar Design Associates win SunPower design award

By Kelly Pickerel Solar Design Associates, a Harvard, Massachusetts-based solar engineering firm, has received the SunPower “Intelegant Award for Excellence” for an exceptionally well designed and installed commercial solar system completed in 2016 for Clark University in Worcester, Mass. The 143-kWdc solar photovoltaic (PV) rooftop canopy is producing clean energy from above Clark University’s new…

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