Daily Archives: January 24, 2018

Strata Solar installing 1,500 solar panels at pine chemicals plant

By Kelly Pickerel Ingevity will install a photovoltaic solar panel system at its pine chemicals plant in North Charleston, South Carolina. Once the installation is complete, the company will be participating in South Carolina Electric & Gas’s customer-scale solar generation program, which will allow Ingevity to offset part of their electric usage at the facility….

Elon Musk Under New 10-Year Compensation Plan in All-or-Nothing Deal

By Ray Prince It’s high stakes for Elon Musk’s net worth in an all-or-nothing deal based on hitting new Tesla milestones. On Tuesday, Tesla announced Musk’s new 10-year compensation plan, with performance awards given based on completion of “market cap and operational milestones.” The company said that if Tesla’s market cap increases to $650 billion…

Limited-market Toyota Mirai Hits 3,000-Unit Sales Milestone

By Ray Prince Toyota has reached a sales milestone for its hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle, the Mirai, selling its 3,000th car in California. “Toyota remains at the forefront of developing and deploying hydrogen fuel cell technology, and we believe strongly in its potential to help realize a more sustainable and zero-emissions society,” said Bob…

The Community Microgrid As A Virtual Power Plant

By George Harvey The design for a community microgrid project that is forming in Warner, New Hampshire, seems rather prosaic at first glance. It is simple, with a few buildings, some solar panels, batteries, inverters, and all the regular gear. It seems an appropriately small start for a town with only 444 people in its…

CPPIB invests US$144 Million in ReNew Power

Global investment management organisation Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) has acquired a 6.3% stake in Indian renewables developer ReNew Power Ventures from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for US$144 million. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: PV-Tech

3 Riders Travel 25,000 Miles On Custom Electric Motorcycles

By Nicolas Zart What happens when three riders decide to tackle over 25,000 miles spread over 15 countries on converted electric motorcycles? It not only shows that electric vehicle technology is mature enough to handle long trips; it also shows traditional motorcycle companies lag way, way behind on electric mobility Read Full Article Here For…

The Electric Kid

By Editorial Staff Adam Lansing’s prized possession started out as a few thousand pounds of trash with a tree branch growing through the rear bumper. When Lansing was just 12 years old, a friend’s dad overheard him talking about wanting to convert a gas-powered car into a fully electric vehicle. So the dad gave Lansing…

EU backs Austrian triple

By Robin Lancaster EIB provides €48m for three wind farms operated by Windkraft Simonsfeld Read Full Article Here For more great articles: reNEWS – Renewable Energy News

Sunpreme bifacial solar modules now have 30-year power warranty

By Kelly Pickerel Sunpreme, a U.S.-based solar PV manufacturer, has upgraded its warranty to guarantees 15 years of product manufacturer and 30 years of power production. This warranty is in line with Sunpreme’s confidence that its products are able to withstand extreme weather including heavy snow loads, high wind speeds, sand storms, salt mist, humidity,…

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