Daily Archives: May 17, 2017

Coal plants failed in Queensland heatwave on day of record demand

By Giles Parkinson Are Australia’s coal and gas generators able to power Australia through next summer’s heatwaves? The evidence of last summer suggests they cannot be relied upon, with a new report showing how coal plants melted in the Queensland heat on a day of record demand. Read Full Article Here For more great articles:…

Lyndon Rive to leave Tesla in June

By Christian Roselund SolarCity’s co-founder and former CEO Lyndon Rive is leaving the company that he helped start to his cousin Elon Musk. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Swarming robots and autonomous blimps

Researchers have created a team of free-flying robots that obeys the two rules of the air: don’t collide or undercut each other. They’ve also built autonomous blimps that recognize hand gestures and detect faces. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Scottish Offshore Wind Farms Given Second Life Following Court Ruling

By Joshua S Hill A legal ruling in Scotland has given second life to as much as 2.3 gigawatts worth of offshore wind farms that had previously been halted due to concerns over their impact on migratory seabirds. Scottish Offshore Wind Farms Given Second Life Following Court Ruling was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read…

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