Daily Archives: August 15, 2018

GM files patents for new active aerodynamic aids

By [email protected] (Eric C. Evarts) General Motors filed patent applications in June for three types of active aerodynamic systems that could make cars more efficient and potentially even give electric cars longer ranges. The three patent applications were all filed as part of Chevrolet’s design for the new eighth-generation Corvette, but they could make their…

Silfab to produce high-power back-contact solar panels with DSM backsheets

By Kelly Pickerel Silfab Solar announced a strategic alliance with DSM to mass produce high-power back-contact PV solar modules. Today’s announcement continues Silfab’s ongoing efforts to deliver the highest efficiency premium quality solar modules. DSM recently launched a conductive backsheet that is capable of increasing module efficiency. Silfab is incorporating this reliable connectivity technology into…

XsunX installs solar carport for Garden Grove Seventh Day Adventist Church

By Kelsey Misbrener XsunX announced that the company has delivered another state-of-the-art commercial solar carport power system. The latest, an 85-kW solar carport installation in Garden Grove, California, is coupled with energy demand control technology to deliver the potential of well over $1 million in projected energy savings in just its first 25 years of…

Wind turbine plan gets blowback in Bay County’s Monitor Township #MI

By National Wind Watch MONITOR TWP., MI – Many residents of Bay County’s Monitor Township turned out Tuesday, Aug. 14, to voice opposition to wind turbines being built in the area and how the township’s planning commission has handled the process. After hearing the complaints, the planning commission voted unanimously to create a committee to…

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