Daily Archives: June 28, 2017

Converting Organic Waste Into Fuel

By Technical University of Munich But hitherto, converting organic waste to fuel has not been economically viable. Excessively high temperatures and too much energy are required. The post Converting Organic Waste Into Fuel appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

New report forecasts 7 million plug-in EVs on U.S. roads by 2025

By Michelle Froese The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) and the Institute for Electric Innovation (IEI) released a new report, Plug-in Electric Vehicle Sales Forecast Through 2025 & the Charging Infrastructure Required, which projects more than 7 million plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) will be on U.S. roads by 2025. The report also assesses the charging infrastructure…

Research Into Hydrogen Fuel Cells Still Sexy

By American Chemical Society The hype around hydrogen fuel cells has died down, but scientists have continued to pursue new technologies that could enable such devices to gain a firmer foothold. The post Research Into Hydrogen Fuel Cells Still Sexy appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar…

Rising wind-turbine sizes spur new hoisting & design solutions

By Michelle Froese This article comes from New Energy Update, and is authored by Richard Wachman. Read the full version here. Larger turbines with higher efficiency rates are driving down the cost of onshore wind power. Companies are installing longer blades to similar generator sizes to raise output efficiency and improve the competitiveness against other…

CEO: US Solar Trade Case is a Job Killer

There’s another solar trade war brewing and if the US solar manufacturing companies that have brought it to the forefront are successful, it’s estimated that up to $.78 per watt could be added to solar panel costs in the United States. For background, earlier this spring, bankrupt Georgia-based manufacturer Suniva filed a complaint about its…

Court Sides with FERC, Against Consumers and Clean Energy

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approval of controversial new rules for America’s largest power market. We are disappointed because these rules unnecessarily funnel money from electricity consumers to fossil and nuclear power plants while largely excluding competition from reliable, economical wind and solar power and demand response….

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