Daily Archives: October 4, 2017

Stunning new low for solar PV as even IEA hails “age of solar”

By Giles Parkinson Saudi solar tender attracts stunning low bid of $US17.9/MWh, as even the conservative IEA hails a “new era of solar.” And while Australia currently enjoys an investment boom, a new report by Climate Council says “politics” is the only major barrier to a high penetration renewable grid. Read Full Article Here For…

September 2017 Dashboard

By Jeff Cobb Overall sales for September were exceptionally strong, as fleet sales and replacement demand from Harvey and to a lesser extent, Irma, led to the highest monthly rate (adjusted for seasonality) since July 2005 (when the auto industry provided incentives so that everyone could buy vehicles at employee prices). While sales for the…

AfDB to help finance 50MW PV portfolio in Burkina Faso

The president of African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, arrived in Burkina Faso’s capital city of Ouagadougou and pledged to financially support a 50MW PV portfolio to electrify rural areas within the country, per AllAfrica.com. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: PV-Tech

Siemens nabs two world records

Siemens announced September 2017 that an electric aerobatic plane powered by its latest motor has nabbed two world speed records. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

New Cumnock is being surrounded by windfarms #SCT

By National Wind Watch New Cummock Community Council (NCCC) are ready to do battle against the latest windfarm proposals for the area at Pencloe. Part of their objection is illustrated by the creation of the map, shown right [below], which shows the number of developments which are almost surrounding the community. It was compiled by…

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