Daily Archives: May 22, 2017

Graphene-nanotube hybrid boosts lithium metal batteries

Scientists have created a rechargeable lithium metal battery with three times the capacity of commercial lithium-ion batteries by resolving something that has long stumped researchers: the dendrite problem. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Consumer Protection For PV Systems — Finally In The Limelight

By Guest Contributor More than 1.4 million homes in the U.S.A. are currently powered by solar, and 3 million additional households are estimated to install PV systems by 2021. Therefore, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SIEA) launched a timely educational campaign for consumers to understand the fundamentals of solar, to ask the right questions from…

Mark Fields Out At Ford — Who’s Next In Big Auto?

By Steve Hanley Mark Fields, CEO of Ford Motor Company, has been pushed aside by the company and several of his top lieutenants are busy updating their resumés. Joe Hinrichs, currently head of operations for the Americas; Raj Nair, the global technology and product development director; and Mark LaNeve, head of sales, service and marketing,…

Toyota Invests In SkyDrive With Cartivator VTOL

By Nicolas Zart Another intriguing virtual take-off and landing (VTOL) vehicle is receiving high-profile attention, this time from Toyota, which is investing into the SkyDrive Cartivator Toyota Invests In SkyDrive With Cartivator VTOL was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS…

Norway Lands World’s First 3 Opel Ampera-e Deliveries On Constitution Day

By Kyle Field The first three consumer Opel Ampera-Es (Ampera-E?) for Norwegian customers have arrived in Norway, with these first three deliveries handed over to the owners by Opel’s Chairman and Managing Director for Norway, Bernt G. Jessen Norway Lands World’s First 3 Opel Ampera-e Deliveries On Constitution Day was originally published on CleanTechnica. To…

Market reform, not subsidies, needed for battery storage market

By Giles Parkinson CEC throws support behind proposal to buy out premium feed in tariffs in exchange for a battery storage device, and says storage does not need new subsidies, but widespread reform to bring the country’s energy market into the 21st Century. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

SOLV completes new Operations and Control Center

By Kelsey Misbrener SOLV, a Swinerton company, announced the completion of its new Operations and Control Center (OCC) in San Diego. Construction on the 7,000 square foot facility began in December 2016 and has served as the home office for the SOLV team since May 1, 2017. SOLV provides full-service operations and maintenance (O&M) and…

EDF to install 3M Wind Vortex Generators on turbine blades across the U.S.

By Michelle Froese O&M provider, EDF Renewable Services, has announced a new agreement to install 3M Wind Vortex Generators on wind turbines across the U.S. The collaboration will leverage the materials expertise of 3M with the skilled installation and wind- turbine blade repair teams from EDF to provide wind-plant owners with turnkey solutions to increase…

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