Daily Archives: January 2, 2018

Developing national offshore wind standards in the U.S.

By Michelle Froese A solid offshore wind industry offers great potential and benefit to the United States. In fact, according to the Department of Energy (DOE), if the country could develop 86 GW of offshore wind by 2050, it would create at least 120,000 jobs, cut greenhouse-gas emissions by 2.8%, and provide American with much-needed…

Businesses prepare to construct offshore wind farm without a subsidy

By Paul Dvorak Businesses are prepared to start constructing and operating the Hollandse Kust Wind Farm Sites I and II without any contribution from the government. This situation means that an offshore wind farm will be built without any subsidy. Market players had until recently to submit their applications for a permit to the Ministry…

Swanton Wind battles continue: All sides seek reimbursement of costs #VT

By National Wind Watch Swanton Wind’s permitting process is on hold, indefinitely, and nearly everyone involved wants a refund – and doesn’t think the opposing party should get one. The Public Utility Commission (PUC) regulates that permitting process. Both sides of that process, namely Swanton Wind, the applicant, and a collection of 40-or-so “citizen intervenors,”…

BMW i3 Wins November (Europe Electric Car Sales Report)

By Jose Pontes The European passenger plug-in vehicle market had its best not-last-month-of-quarter record in November, with over 29,000 vehicles delivered to happy customers. This is the 7th time in the last 8 months that we saw +50% growth rates Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

Nissan LEAF UK Prices Announced — Full List

By Cynthia Shahan Nissan hasn’t publicly announced 2019 Nissan LEAF pricing and specs (even though we found some scoops about those), but it has just released the full range of pricing for this year’s version of the “world’s best-selling electric vehicle.” (Technically, the LEAF is no longer the best selling electric car in the world…

DeLorean DR7 Wants To Fly Us Back To The Future

By Nicolas Zart Short of the revolutionary Burt Rotan wild aircraft designs, airplanes have changed little over the past decades. Winged-cylinder with a propulsion system is how we travel through the air. Unless you have the astronomical budget the military enjoys to design hypersonic aircraft, not for the general public, the choice is simple —…

Studying the Mutriku Wave Energy Farm

By University of the Basque Country The offshore power plant or wave energy farm at Mutriku is the only commercial facility (it is not a prototype) in the world that operates by regularly feeding the grid with electrical power produced by waves. The post Studying the Mutriku Wave Energy Farm appeared first on Solar Thermal…

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