Daily Archives: May 30, 2017

Wind Energy Update releases new O&M report

By Michelle Froese Wind Energy Update’s research clearly shows that drivetrain components take the longest time to repair, while most other component failures are resolved quickly. Wind Energy Update recently published their latest Wind Energy Operations & Maintenance Report 2017, which provides the data and analysis required of wind-farm owners and operators to adopt a…

America’s Most Efficient Plug-in Cars

By Jeff Cobb At a time when 25 mpg is average, and 50 mpg is stellar, plug-in electrified vehicles handily leap over these efficiency markers from conventional and regular hybrid cars. Consisting of both plug-in hybrid and all-electric cars, even the lower-level PEVs boast more than triple the efficiency of average petroleum-burning vehicles, but getting…

Acciona begins operation of hybrid wind & storage plant

By Michelle Froese ACCIONA Energía has started up the first hybrid plant for storing electricity in batteries that is part of a grid-connected wind farm in Spain. The company has also developed simulation software that will be used in the plant, for which it has been awarded the ‘Eolo Innovation’ prize for by the Spanish…

Enel signs tax-equity deal for 300-MW Missouri wind farm

By Michelle Froese Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (EGPNA), the U.S. renewable energy company of the Enel Group, acting through its subsidiary Rock Creek Wind Holdings, has signed a tax-equity agreement worth about $365 million with Bank of America Merrill Lynch and J.P. Morgan for the 300-MW Rock Creek wind farm located in Missouri….

Innogy CEO on EV progress

The future has no exhaust pipe. If we want to achieve our climate protection objectives, we will also need a transformation of the transport sector in addition to the transformation of the energy market, since year upon year we go through tonnes of CO2 in road transport. Read Full Article Here For more great articles:…

Telstra signs deal for 70MW solar farm to cap energy costs

By Giles Parkinson Telstra signs deal for 70MW solar farm in Queensland to help manage energy costs. It is yet another sign that the corporate PPA market for wind and solar is finally taking off in Australia, and is the first move of the new Telstra Energy division. Read Full Article Here For more great…

Residential Energy Efficiency: Taking It To The Next Level

By Tina Casey The residential energy efficiency field is gearing up to become a major force of job growth and economic activity in cities and towns Residential Energy Efficiency: Taking It To The Next Level was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook…

BMW’s Motorrad Concept Link Electric Scooter Is Stylish (14 Pics)

By James Ayre BMW’s newly revealed all-electric Motorrad Concept Link scooter concept is probably worth giving a bit of time, despite being only a concept. The rather stylish-looking “zero-emissions” scooter was revealed at this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2017 in Italy, and looks as though it was designed with the event in mind BMW’s…

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