Daily Archives: February 26, 2018

What if every car sold in the world was an electric vehicle?

By Giles Parkinson BP considers scenario where only electric vehicles are sold after 2040. It also considers peak oil, ponders the rise of shared car ownership, and predicts a faster rise for renewables and faster decline for coal. But it still doesn’t get it. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Know your NEM: Bad news keeps coming on NEG

By David Leitch NEG is largely a smokescreen designed to bury electricity policy under a motherhood blanket. The policy is supposed to endure for decades but its major design issues have to be decided in weeks. This is just nuts. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Rhode Island Convention Center Authority signs new wind deal

By Michelle Froese Green Development is currently constructing seven, 3-MW wind turbines. Each turbine was procured from VENSYS, a manufacturer of direct-drive turbine technology. Green Development LLC, a renewable energy solutions provider in Rhode Island, has announced a net-metering credit agreement with the Rhode Island Convention Center Authority (RICCA). RICCA will purchase, at a discounted…

Keeping wind techs safe

By Michelle Froese By Susan Rambo Contributing writer After watching the recent winter Olympics, we can all appreciate the athlete’s journey to master the physics of a sport while confronting the limitations of the human body. The analogy of athlete easily applies to the wind tech, those workers who construct and maintain wind towers, often…

Video: Minnesota SEIA — Gateway to Solar Presentation

By John Farrell In September of 2017, ILSR Energy Democracy initiative director John Farrell spoke in front of the Minnesota Solar Energy Industry Association‘s Midwest Gateway to Solar event. In his talk he spoke about the importance of sound renewable energy policies that enable growth in locally-owned solar energy and how massive electric utilities are…

UPS To deploy first electric truck

UPS announced it plans to deploy 50 plug-in electric delivery trucks that will be comparable in acquisition cost to conventional-fueled trucks without any subsidies – an industry first that is breaking a key barrier to large scale fleet adoption, as reported in Electric Vehicles Research. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles…

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