Daily Archives: January 16, 2019

Bell Reveals Its 5-Seat Nexus Air Taxi At CES Las Vegas

By Nicolas Zart The air taxi space is crowded — if not on paper, then with prototypes and flying demos. Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, is a global helicopter leader and no stranger to the vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) world. It announced the Bell Nexus, a hybrid-electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft…

One of Australia’s largest solar farms inks PPA with coal generator

By Sophie Vorrath The 275MW Darlington Point Solar Farm will begin construction “shortly” after reaching financial close and sealing a power off-take deal with Trevor St Baker’s Delta Electricity. The post One of Australia’s largest solar farms inks PPA with coal generator appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew…

First solar powered yacht in Asia

The yacht uses silent electric propulsion for unlimited range,with no noise or fumes and minimal vibration, and is self-sufficient as well as virtually maintenance-free. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

US Wind To Exceed Hydropower In 2019 For First Time

By Joshua S Hill The latest energy and electricity forecasts from the US government has predicted that wind energy will outperform hydropower for the first time, providing a greater share of the country’s electricity mix in Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

Volvo Group Venture Capital invests in wireless EV charging

By Blagojce Krivevski Volvo Group Venture Capital AB, a subsidiary of the Volvo Group, announced an investment in Pennsylvania-based Momentum Dynamics Inc. that specializes in the high power wireless charging of electric vehicles. Wireless electric charging allows any type of vehicle to automatically and without supervision connect to the electrical power grid without the use…

Barclays “On Wrong Side Of History” In New Climate Change Policy

By Joshua S Hill British banking giant Barclays has revised its stance on investing in fossil fuels which includes halting investment in coal mining and coal-fired power stations, but the bank has come under fire for not going far enough, with environmental organization Greenpeace comparing its lack of action with the bank’s previous stance on…

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