Daily Archives: May 19, 2017

Two Wins for Renewables in Nevada, While Virginia Creates Its Own Clean Power Plan [GTM Squared]

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Show Me the Data: The Truth About Tesla Battery Degradation

By Kyle Field The largest single chunk of the cost of a Tesla is the battery, which also poses a single point of failure risk for Tesla owners. Buyers are typically not worried about an event-based failure, even though fires could certainly be a concern, but rather about the degradation of the battery over the…

Mercedes-Benz Confirms Electric Citaro Bus Coming Next Year

By James Ayre Following earlier reports that Mercedes-Benz (Daimler) was working on an electric version of its Citaro bus, company execs have revealed that the electric Citaro will be entering series production in Mercedes-Benz Confirms Electric Citaro Bus Coming Next Year was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other…

Why Didn’t Any Canadian Energy Companies Make The Top 100?

By Roy L Hales More than 500 start-ups, from 66 countries, made submissions. Though the Start-up Energy Transition Tech Festival is a German Energy Agency (Dena) initiative, even a casual perusal of literature reveals its’ international character Why Didn’t Any Canadian Energy Companies Make The Top 100? was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more…

The Quest to Find the Locational Value of Energy Efficiency [GTM Squared]

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Audi Rolling Out Three New All-Electric E-tron Models By 2020

By Jon LeSage This month during Audi’s annual general meeting in Germany, chairman Rupert Stadler said the company will launch three new battery electric models by 2020. Stadler said they’ll be battery-electric e-tron models. One of them, the Audi e-tron Quattro SUV, will be the first out next year. News of the all-electric SUV had…

Ameren Unveils Advanced Distributed Energy Microgrid

Ameren Corp. has completed an advanced utility-scale microgrid. The $5 million facility, located at Ameren’s Technology Applications Center (TAC) adjacent to the University of Illinois campus in Champaign, Illinois, is capable of serving paying customer loads on a utility distribution feeder. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Tech News – RenewableEnergyWorld.com

PG&E lowers cost of Solar Choice program

By Kelsey Misbrener Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced the cost to participate in its 100% solar energy program has dropped by 30% for residential customers and by nearly 50% for some business customers. This significant cost reduction in the company’s Solar Choice program is thanks in part to PG&E’s continued investment in…

Block Island Offshore Wind Farm powers first American homes

By Michelle Froese Editor’s note: The first offshore wind farm in the U.S. is now fully online and powering an island community off the coast of Rhode Island with wind energy, thanks in large part to GE’s Haliade 150-6MW offshore turbines. In the latest GE Reports, writer Tomas Kellner shares more… Block Island Wind Farm…

Bandera Electric Cooperative releases new solar monitoring software

By Kelsey Misbrener Bandera Electric Cooperative announced the release of their new cloud-based software, Apolloware, a solution for monitoring solar and energy storage installations in real time. The software allows the solar array owner to receive enhanced financial benefit from energy generated during daily peak energy consumption which, in turn, helps accelerate the return on…

Pay-As-You-Go Transactions in Off-Grid Solar Top $41M in Late 2016

By [email protected] People in developing nations used pay-as-you-go services to purchase more than $41 million in small-scale, off-grid solar products in the latter half of 2016. The number of PAYGO transactions, as they are known, is actually probably far higher, according to the latest semi-annual report from the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association. This is the…

Vestas launches InteliLight in the U.S.

By Michelle Froese Vestas‘ InteliLight, its active aviation light-management solution for wind turbines, has demonstrated performance to FAA standards and is officially ready for use in the U.S. The approval follows authority approval in Canada, Finland, Germany, Norway, and Sweden. Vestas’ InteliLight combines aircraft-detection and aviation light control to provide aviation safety at wind farms….

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