Daily Archives: October 9, 2018

Know your NEM: Coalition looks stupid to anyone with an education

By David Leitch The Coalition’s energy policy looks stupid, and the election can’t come quick enough. But there are some important things happening in grid investments and regulatory tests. The post Know your NEM: Coalition looks stupid to anyone with an education appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew…

Spain scraps “sun tax,” moves to boost solar self-consumption

By Joshua S Hill Spanish government agrees to scrap much-reviled tax on solar self-consumption, brings in new rules removing all costs and barriers to self-consumed power. The post Spain scraps “sun tax,” moves to boost solar self-consumption appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Solar brings new energy to Chernobyl nuclear disaster zone

By Joshua S Hill 1MW plant signals new beginning for Chernobyl, where as much as 100MW of PV generation is expected to be built at the site of the world’s worst nuclear disaster. The post Solar brings new energy to Chernobyl nuclear disaster zone appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great…

World’s first floating wind farm delivers promising results

By Michelle Froese Written by Greg LupionContributor Three months after deployment, the world’s first floating wind farm surpassed performance expectations, according to its operator, Statoil. The five-turbine, 30-MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park — situated 15 miles off the Aberdeenshire Coast — operated at 65% of its maximum theoretical capacity last November, December, and January, the…

Yikes, BMW Board Member Doesn’t Inspire Confidence In BMW

By Matt Pressman Over half a century ago, the auto industry fought against seat belts. Then, in the 1970s, they fought against smog regulations because of expensive catalytic converters. They also opposed other safety standards, like airbags. Today, legacy automakers cling to diesel and fight against reducing emissions. The latest target of their displeasure and…

Tesla’s Model 3 billed as safest car ever tested

By Bridie Schmidt Tesla’s “mass market” EV given top billing by US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for lowest and second lowest probability of injury rating of all cars tested. The post Tesla’s Model 3 billed as safest car ever tested appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

IKEA Plans Emissions-Free Deliveries In 5 Cities

By Jake Richardson IKEA is well-known for using solar power at some of its stores, and for offering solar panels for sale within some of them as well. The company just added a new green wrinkle — emissions-free delivery in 5 cities by Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

New rules to increase cost of EV charger installs in Australia/NZ

By Bryce Gaton New rules will increase cost of installing car chargers, and could cause major headaches for strata managers unless combined with ‘demand management’ software. The post New rules to increase cost of EV charger installs in Australia/NZ appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

One-third of Australian drivers looking to buy EV: Nissan

By Tony Bosworth Study of consumers who intend to purchase a new car in next three years found two out of three considering going electric. The post One-third of Australian drivers looking to buy EV: Nissan appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Make Time To Take The Solar Foundation’s Jobs Survey

By Frank Andorka By Frank Andorka, Senior Correspondent I know it seems like we just did this, but that’s because as you get older, time speeds up exponentially. So when you receive your notification from The Solar Foundation that it’s time to fill out their National Jobs Survey again, don’t think it’s a mistake; it…

Antaira Technologies expands line of Serial to Modbus Gateways

By Michelle Froese Antaira Technologies, a global developer and manufacturer of industrial networking devices and communication solutions for harsh environment applications has announced the expansion of its industrial networking infrastructure family with the introduction of the STM-60XC series of Serial to Modbus Gateways. The new STM-601C, STM-602C, and STM-604C provide dual Ethernet connections with the…

Solar Tracker Maker Soltec Gains €100 Million For Expansion

By Charles W. Thurston Soltec Solar, the third largest photovoltaic solar tracker maker in the world, has secured a financing package worth €100 million to continue its global expansion on five continents. The company has recently increased its visibility in the United States with the opening of its Livermore, CA, testing site for bifacial solar…

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