Daily Archives: September 29, 2017

China Playing by New Set of EV Rules

By Ray Prince China has tightened the reins on automakers to accelerate electric car adoption by raising its production quotas, which will go into effect in 2019. The latest rules call for automakers to obtain a new-energy vehicle score (NEV), expressed as a percentage of the production output of various low-emission vehicles relative to its…

Vestas to deliver 174 MW to MidAmerican Energy’s Wind XI project

By Michelle Froese Vestas has received another order from MidAmerican Energy Company, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, for 100 V110-2.0-MW turbines for the Wind XI project. The order includes previously purchased PTC-qualifying components. The 100-turbine order will make up 174 MW of MidAmerican Energy’s 2,000-MW Wind XI project in Iowa. The turbines will be…

Megger donates electrical testing equipment to the Wind Energy Technology Program at Mesalands Community College

By Michelle Froese Mesalands Community College recently received a Digital Low-Resistance Ohmmeter, the DLRO200 Microhmmeter, from Megger a Valley Forge, PA-based manufacturer of portable electrical testing equipment. Wind energy technology student, Kevin Blea, uses the DLRO200 Microohmmeter in the North American Wind Research and Training Center at Mesalands. This the new electrical testing equipment was…

Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions Levels Continue Slow & Steady Increase

By Joshua S Hill New figures from the PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency have confirmed global greenhouse gas emissions levels continued to increase in 2016, albeit at a relatively slow rate, reaching 49.3 gigatonnes in CO2 equivalent Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions Levels Continue Slow & Steady Increase was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more…

Looking for an off-grid partner

By Thalia Hi there, I’m a 35 year-old woman. I was born and raised in France, then I lived abroad from age 20 to 32 (UK, SE Asia, Australia, USA, Canada and Ireland) and since 2015 I’ve been back in France … working 9 to 5 , paying a mortgage, etc. This is absolutely not…

Global Sustainable Investing Is On The Rise

By Joshua S Hill A recent survey of 22,000 investors across 30 countries by global investment manager Schroders has found that sustainable investing is on the rise across the globe, further finding that investors see sustainable investments as a way not only to drive societal, social, and environmental change, but also as a means to…

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