Daily Archives: August 13, 2018

Coalition votes to kill renewables, encourage new coal generation

By Giles Parkinson Coalition MPs vote for NEG designed to stop wind, solar and battery investments, while Turnbull hails possibility of a new coal fired generator to provide “baseload” power. The post Coalition votes to kill renewables, encourage new coal generation appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

NASA plugs into Australian electric vehicle chargers

By Sophie Vorrath Brisbane-based EV charger maker Tritium has notched up some pretty significant installs lately, but this one is perhaps the coolest. The post NASA plugs into Australian electric vehicle chargers appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

5 ways ultracapacitors operate in utility grids & microgrids

By Michelle Froese Editor’s note: This article comes MaxPower Weekly, a blog from Maxwell Technologies. It is authored by Dr. Kim McGrath Ph.D., Sr. Director of Business Development & Technical Marketing. Microgrids support resilience objectives by maintaining continuity of energy supply when primary sources are affected by natural or man-made disruptions and can ensure optimal…

The Energy Show: Upgrading Your Solar System

By Frank Andorka The Energy Show: By Barry Cinnamon Over a million buildings in the U.S. have rooftop solar. These systems are extremely reliable: solar panels are guaranteed for 25 years, and inverters are guaranteed for 10-25 years. Our experience as a contractor since 2001 bears out the terrific reliability record of rooftop solar. Nevertheless,…

NABCEP goes global with certification exam now available in 97 countries

By Kelly Pickerel The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) announced that NABCEP’s Photovoltaic Installation Professional (PVIP) Certification exam is now available internationally. The international exam is the same as the one offered in the United States and Canada, using a computerized format, and it is available in English in over 370 cities…

Map shows possible wind turbine sites in Northumberland #ENG

By National Wind Watch Vast swathes of Northumberland could be designated as suitable for wind turbine development through the county council’s new local plan. However the areas, which include parts of the North Tyne, Rede and Allen Valleys, as well as land in Hexhamshire, Prudhoe and Stocksfield, would only be a starting point and any…

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