Daily Archives: January 14, 2019

What Changed In The Solar Industry In December?

By Zachary Shahan The solar energy industry keeps on plowing forward (or shining forward?), even in the winter. Below were notable developments in the industry last month — not just big project news, but industry-changing news. Enjoy! Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

John Hewson appointed as chair of Bioenergy Australia

By Press Release The Bioenergy Australia board appointed Dr John Hewson as a Director and on 9 January 2019 has elected Dr John Hewson as new Chair, replacing outgoing chair Clean Energy Finance Corporations Chief Investment Officer Paul McCartney whose term as chair concluded. The post John Hewson appointed as chair of Bioenergy Australia appeared…

Know your NEM: Looking forward, after looking back

By David Leitch The worm is starting to turn, as wind and solar power become widely acknowledged as the forthcoming mainstream suppliers of energy into the NEM. But can governments and regulators keep pace? The post Know your NEM: Looking forward, after looking back appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great…

Terregra appoints Balance as solar EPC contractor

By Press Release Terregra Renewables has appointed Balance Utility Solutions as the EPC contractor for the 5MW Mobilong Solar Farm. The post Terregra appoints Balance as solar EPC contractor appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

El Paso announces 200MW of solar, 100MW of energy storage

By Joshua S Hill Texas electric utility announces winning bids for its 2017 request for proposals, including a total of 200MW of utility-scale solar and 100MW of battery storage. The post El Paso announces 200MW of solar, 100MW of energy storage appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Hawaiian electric submits plans for seven solar-plus storage projects

By Joshua S Hill Hawaii utility announces seven grid-scale solar-plus-storage projects to add approximately 262MW of solar energy and 1,048MWh of energy storage to the islands. The post Hawaiian electric submits plans for seven solar-plus storage projects appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

What Changed In The EV Industry In December?

By Zachary Shahan Here’s another edition of “What Changed?” It is not the last EV summary for 2018, as a full-year piece is on the way, but it is a summary of notable EV industry updates from the month of December. Read on for details about Tesla, electric cars from other automakers, EV charging, EV…

Canadian Solar buys up S.A. solar farm, confirms PPA with Flow Power

By Sophie Vorrath 300MW solar and battery-ready Mannum Solar Farm set to be built by Canadian Solar, help power Mid-Murray region agribusinesses, including major wine maker Pernod Ricard. The post Canadian Solar buys up S.A. solar farm, confirms PPA with Flow Power appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew…

California-based utility PG&E files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E), one of the largest utilities serving Northern California and the surrounding region, announced Monday that it will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The utility plans to formally file for bankruptcy on 29 January 2019, with the company tasked with providing a 15-day advance notice as part a recently enacted…

2D materials may enable EVs to get 500 miles on a single charge

Lithium-air batteries, which currently are still in the experimental stages of development, can store 10 times more energy than lithium-ion batteries, and they are much lighter. That said, lithium-air batteries could be even more efficient and provide more charge with the incorporation of advanced catalysts made from two-dimensional materials. Read Full Article Here For more…

Ford introduces hybrid version of new 2020 Explorer

By mmillikin Last week, Ford unveiled the new 2020 Explorer, featuring lighter, leaner and stronger construction with its broadest model lineup to date, equipped with more powerful and efficient EcoBoost engines. At the Detroit Auto Show on Monday, Ford announced two new members of the 2020 Explorer lineup: the Explorer Hybrid and Explorer ST. Explorer…

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