Daily Archives: May 31, 2017

Seacat Services signs O&M deal with Siemens Gamesa for 336-MW Galloper Wind Farm

By Michelle Froese Seacat Services, and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (Siemens Gamesa), have signed a two-year charter deal to support early Operations & Maintenance (O&M) activity at the 336-MW Galloper Wind Farm. Seacat Services is a class-leading offshore energy support vessel (OESV) operator and Siemens Gamesa is a global offshore wind manufacturer and service provider….

Regulators’ wake up call: Fossil fuel majors are gaming markets

By Giles Parkinson Regulators issue grim warning about power of big fossil fuel generators to game energy markets, forcing up prices. They say the price surge to “unprecedented” highs in coal-dependent Queensland is being driven by market concentration and the lack of large-scale wind and solar. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew…

Largest drone logistics network

JD.com, China’s largest retailer, online or offline, has reached an agreement with the provincial government of Shaanxi to build China’s largest low-altitude drone logistics network. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Big Investment in Smart Meters Yielded Very Small Electricity Savings

By University of Waterloo Smart meters to enable time-of-use pricing were installed by hydro utilities across Ontario at a cost of about $1 billion. The post Big Investment in Smart Meters Yielded Very Small Electricity Savings appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

Canada Creating Advisory Group To Recommend EV Policies

By James Ayre The Canadian government is now working to create an advisory group that will recommend policies that can be pursued to increase adoption rates for electric vehicles, according to recent reports. The new advisory group will reportedly contain members from a variety of environmental groups and auto industry firms and organizations. The goal…

UK Lobbied European Union To Weaken Climate Rules

By Joshua S Hill Leaked documents obtained by Greenpeace’s Energydesk reveal that the UK Government lobbied the European Union to weaken its own energy regulations on the very same day that UK Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50, the country’s ‘Brexit’ out of the EU. UK Lobbied European Union To Weaken Climate Rules was…

Tidal Energy in Puget Sound

By University of Washington This is the first U.S. study to look broadly at residents’ beliefs and feelings about tidal energy and one of only a few worldwide to take a social science approach to examining this young industry that, in fact, affects people in personal ways. The post Tidal Energy in Puget Sound appeared…

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