Daily Archives: January 22, 2019

Conti Solar takes home award for top safety record

PV EPC, O&M and energy storage development company Conti Solar took home a special honor this week, as it received a Division of Public Safety Certificate – Citation of Merit from the State of New Jersey, Department of Labor and Workforce Development, for its efforts toward preventing workplace injury and illness. Read Full Article Here…

First turbine goes up at Neoen’s wind and battery hub in Victoria

By Sophie Vorrath First of 56 turbines being installed at Bulgana Green Power Hub – Neoen Australia’s ground-breaking wind power and battery storage project in Victoria. The post First turbine goes up at Neoen’s wind and battery hub in Victoria appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Bell unveils full scale design of air taxi

The air taxi, named Bell Nexus, is powered by a hybrid-electric propulsion system and features Bell’s signature powered lift concept incorporating six tilting ducted fans that are designed to safely and efficiently redefine air travel. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Toyota and Panasonic Form Joint Venture to Make Electric Vehicle Batteries

By [email protected] Toyota Motor Corporation and Panasonic Corporation announced Tuesday that the two companies will establish a joint venture next year to produce prismatic lithium-ion batteries, solid-state batteries, and next-generation batteries for electric vehicles. Contracts concluded today confirm earlier reports of a formal partnership between the two companies, and build on an agreement that the…

NEXTracker has sued SunLink Corporation for alleged patent infringement

By Billy Ludt NEXTracker, a Flex company, filed a lawsuit for patent infringement against SunLink Corporation in December 2018. The lawsuit, filed in Delaware District Court, asserts SunLink used NEXTracker’s patented tracking technology without authorization. The patents included in the lawsuit are Patent 9806669 for Single-axis support system for a solar collector, which was awarded…

Need of the hour: Solar Adoption not Project Cancellation

By Gyanesh Chaudhary Indian Solar industry has shown incredible growth, with an inspiring trajectory of increasing capacities from 5 GW in 2015 to 10 GW in 2016 to ~24 GW growth in 2018. Although there is growth, India still has to install more than 18 GW of solar capacity each year for the next 4…

BEIS Consults on a Smart Export Guarantee Scheme

By Alfa Energy Group The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) launched an eight-week consultation on 8 January on the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG), a new legislative drive for small-scale low-carbon electricity generators. Click headline for full article Read Full Article Here For more great articles: The Energy Collective – The world’s best…

Cleantech Incubator Powerhouse Launches Seed-Stage VC Fund

By [email protected] Powerhouse, the Oakland-based cleantech incubator and workspace, has launched a seed-stage venture capital fund. The new entity, Powerhouse Ventures, raised $5.5 million from industry luminaries and legacy energy companies, which it will invest in increments of between $50,000 and $200,000. The firm will focus on pre-revenue or early-revenue companies that engage with digital…

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