Daily Archives: September 6, 2017

Finding Better Wind Energy Potential

By American Institute of Physics The wind energy community is hampered by a collection of projects having large, negative discrepancies between calculated and actual resources and design conditions. The post Finding Better Wind Energy Potential appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

Detroit Electric Shows Teaser With Three EV Silhouettes

By Jon LeSage Detroit Electric just released a teaser sketch with outlines of three new all-electric vehicles scheduled to roll out over the next three years. The image was released during the Low Carbon Vehicles 2017 summit today in Bedfordshire, UK, and shows a sports car, crossover, and a large “saloon” type vehicle. The company…

Consumers Union Calls for EPA Economy Targets to Stay High

By Evan Williams A Consumers Union spokesman is going to the EPA midterm review hearings today, saying that Americans want better fuel economy and that the EPA’s cost of improved economy might be 40 percent too high. The Consumers Union, the policy and lobbying side of Consumer Reports, sent spokesperson Jack Barnett to speak at…

Technavio report announces top five leading anemometer vendors

By Michelle Froese Technavio has announced the top five leading vendors in their recent Global Wind Anemometers Market 2017-2021 report. This market research report also lists 14 other prominent vendors that are expected to impact the market during the forecast period. Technavio’s latest report determines the top five leading anemometer vendors. According to the research…

Ancient Technology Could Stabilize Electricity Prices for Renewable Energy

By Massachusetts Institute of Technology The collapse of electricity prices due to expansion of nonfossil energy is already happening and will continue to increase as renewable energy installations increase. The post Ancient Technology Could Stabilize Electricity Prices for Renewable Energy appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar…

Huge Tunisian solar park hopes to provide Saharan power to Europe

By Arthur Neslen Developer TuNur has applied to build a 4.5GW plant in the Sahara and pipe enough electricity via submarine cables to power two million European homes An enormous solar park in the Sahara could soon be exporting electricity to Europe if Tunisia’s government approves an energy company’s request to build it.The 4.5GW mega-project…

Mitigating risks from cyber attacks

By Michelle Froese By Michelle Froese, Senior editor Windpower Engineering & Development Last year, the Energy Department tested how state and emergency management officials would respond to a cyber incident. The simulated attack would take out power across seven states in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions, affecting infrastructure and some 16.7-million customers. The result? “Many…

Why US Battery Startup Companies Fail — And How to Fix It

By Cambridge University Press High upfront capital costs and long timelines to success lead many startup companies to fail, even with generous funding from venture capital. The post Why US Battery Startup Companies Fail — And How to Fix It appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar…

Gearbox Express partners with Eickhoff Bochum for gearbox service & repairs

By Michelle Froese Eickhoff has more than 800 wind-turbine gearboxes in service in North America, and Gearbox Express will serve as the company’s service and repair partner. (Photo: Gearbox Express) Gearbox Express (GBX), the only independent company in North America focused on providing down-tower, multi-brand wind gearbox remanufacturing services, announced that it has signed a…

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