Daily Archives: December 11, 2017

Fraunhofer researches how to prevent rain erosion on turbine blades

By Michelle Froese Smalls drops, big impact: Even just minor rain erosion damage on rotor blade surfaces can impair performance and shorten the service life of wind turbines. This is according to research and development institute, Fraunhofer Iwes, which has launched a three-year study into the effect of rain erosion on wind-turbine blades. Fraunhofer has…

Stem to build the first energy storage virtual power plants in Japan

By Michelle Froese Stem Inc., the global provider of artificial intelligence-driven energy storage services, and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. are partnering to build one of the first aggregated fleets of industrial customer-sited energy storage operating in Japan. This pilot will help inform Japan’s plans to develop aggregated demand response resources as flexible capacity to manage…

ComEd Announces Recipients of $3 Million Solar Job Training Grants

By Press Release ComEd announced four organizations have been selected to develop and conduct solar pipeline job training programs made possible through grants funded by FEJA. The post ComEd Announces Recipients of $3 Million Solar Job Training Grants appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

Strong demand for the Panamera with hybrid drive

Around 60 per cent of all new Panamera models that have been delivered in Europe were equipped with a hybrid drive. The new Panamera plug-in hybrid models were launched on the European market in June 2017. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

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