Daily Archives: January 3, 2018

The top five wind stories of 2017

By Michelle Froese Happy New Year! Welcome to 2018, a year of great promise for new wind industry development in the U.S. Before looking too far into the future, however, let’s take a quick look back to appreciate the progress wind power made in America last year. 1. Offshore wind is hereWhere 2016 was a…

EDPR secures tax-equity financing for U.S. wind & solar projects

By Michelle Froese EDPR completed a $439.6 million funding of tax-equity financing for multiple U.S. wind farms. EDP Renováveis, S.A. (EDPR), through its fully owned subsidiary EDP Renewables North America LLC, has completed two institutional partnerships in the U.S. The total amount for all of its 2017 projects is $507 million, and includes the following….

100% — Chinese City’s Record-Smashing 16,359 Electric Bus Fleet

By Tim Dixon Electric buses are a fun topic. They offer smoother, quieter, cleaner transport that leaves passengers, drivers, and everyone nearby feeling better. We get excited about electric bus orders that for 4 buses, and we get really excited about orders for a couple of dozen electric buses. Hundreds? Come on, don’t be crazy!…

Project aimed at doubling range of next generation EVs

Nexeon and its partners have been awarded £7million in Innovate UK funding for a project to develop significantly better materials for Li-ion batteries. The work is an essential step to achieving electric vehicles with a range of 400 miles and above. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

China Keeps A Tight Leash On Its Businesses To Avoid Scandals

By Nicolas Zart China might be the world’s biggest polluter but perhaps no other country has done more to clean up its act and step up to its cleantech international stewardship in the past several years. But all of this comes at a price. Often times, it means reprehending its own businesses to avoid global…

Of Venomous Toads and Precious Jewels — Farewell 2017!

When Shakespeare’s Duke in As You Like It is deposed and forced into exile by his wicked brother, losing everything and living rough in the woods, he fears all is lost. But he soon sees unexpected blessings. So too do we in the year now ending. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar…

Quantum Dots Power Double-Pane Solar Windows

By U.S. DOE Using two types of “designer” quantum dots, researchers are creating double-pane solar windows that generate electricity with greater efficiency and create shading and insulation for good measure. The post Quantum Dots Power Double-Pane Solar Windows appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

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