Daily Archives: September 21, 2018

Virginia emerging as the South’s offshore wind giant

By Michelle Froese Over 250 local businesses and offshore wind experts met today to discuss Virginia’s emerging role in the U.S. offshore wind industry, positioning it as the South’s first offshore wind giant. The Business Network for Offshore Wind, along with the Sierra Club Virginia Chapter, served as hosts for the Virginia Offshore Wind Executive…

Europe is leading the way in environmental performance

By Nicola Mills With growing concerns around the long-term sustainability of our planet and increased carbon emissions, there has been a greater environmental focus for many nations around the world.One way of.. Click headline for full article Read Full Article Here For more great articles: The Energy Collective – The world’s best thinkers on energy…

What are the world’s greenest countries?

By Nicola Mills As concerns grow about carbon emissions and the sustainability of our planet, many countries around the world are beginning to focus more seriously on their environmental footprint.The.. Click headline for full article Read Full Article Here For more great articles: The Energy Collective – The world’s best thinkers on energy & climate

New Tesla Roadster vs. Bugatti Chiron — Nasty

By Guest Contributor Tesla’s next-generation Roadster has been making headlines ever since the Tesla Semi unveiling last year, where this futuristic all-electric supercar descended from the Semi trailer. Tesla aims to launch the Roadster in 2020 and recently teased a stunning new photo of the Roadster in white Read Full Article Here For more great…

Cleveland commits to 100% clean energy by 2050

By Michelle Froese This week, the City of Cleveland became the first municipality in Ohio to commit to 100% clean and renewable electricity. At Mayor Frank Jackson’s 10th Annual Sustainable Cleveland Summit, the city’s Office of Sustainability released the 2018 Climate Action Plan, which contains a goal of “100% of electricity demand from clean, renewable…

China Seeks To Achieve “Grid Price Parity” For Wind & Solar

By Joshua S Hill China is planning to increase efforts to ensure that the country’s wind and solar sectors can quickly compete without subsidies and achieve “grid price parity” alongside traditional energy sources like coal, according to new draft guidelines published earlier this month Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

Cleveland commits to 100% renewable electricity by 2050

By Kelly Pickerel On Sept. 20, the City of Cleveland became the first municipality in Ohio to commit to powering itself with 100% clean and renewable electricity. At Mayor Frank Jackson’s 10th Annual Sustainable Cleveland Summit, the city’s Office of Sustainability released the 2018 Climate Action Plan, which contains a goal of “100% of electricity…

Aeterna Energy adds solar+storage system to California movie theater

By Kelsey Misbrener The iconic state-of-the art Mary Pickford Theatre today hosted a ”Flip the Switch” event, showcasing a self-sustaining Renewable Energy plant housed at this privately owned commercial property. Consisting of a 620-kW roof mounted solar system paired with a 1000 kw/hour energy storage plant, making the Mary Pickford Theatre the first of its…

POSITAL updates its compact IXARC incremental encoder series

By Michelle Froese Position and motion sensor specialist POSITAL has added angled housings as a design option to its IXARC incremental encoder series. Position and motion sensor specialist POSITAL has announced that its popular IXARC incremental encoders will be available with a special housing that features a cable entry angled at 45° to the device’s…

ING To Steer €500 Billion Portfolio Toward Paris Agreement Goals

By Joshua S Hill Dutch banking giant ING announced last week that it would begin to steer its €500 billion lending portfolio toward meeting the Paris Agreement well-below 2°C warming target, starting by committing to using science-based scenarios to direct its business strategy Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

Electric Ratepayers Alliance sets sights on solar program fight in California’s Imperial Irrigation District

By Kelly Pickerel The California Solar & Storage Association (CALSSA) has joined in supporting alongside the individuals and companies of the Electric Ratepayers Alliance. The nonprofit is advocating for ratepayer access to financially viable solar programs across the country. They join existing members SunPower, CED, Energy Toolbase, Renova Energy Corporation and Soligent. The stated mission…

SunSystem Technology partners with Heliolytics for advanced aerial inspection and O&M services

By Kelly Pickerel SunSystem Technology, a provider of commercial and utility-scale PV solar O&M services, announced a collaboration with Heliolytics, a global provider of solar PV aerial inspection services, to expand SST’s suite of technologically advanced customer services. Heliolytics is the global leader in aerial infrared inspections and analytics for PV systems, having serviced 15…

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