Daily Archives: February 10, 2019

Tesla vs. Self-Driving Competition — New MIT Video

By Guest Contributor Autonomous driving technology promises to unleash sweeping changes on our society. However (perhaps fortunately), it’s likely to be some time before self-driving cars become frequent sights on the roads Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

Rooftop solar, batteries early winners in NSW election race

By Sophie Vorrath NSW Coalition and Labor unveil separate pledges to boost distributed renewables in state: a rooftop solar rebate from Labor and zero-interest loans for PV and batteries from LNP. The post Rooftop solar, batteries early winners in NSW election race appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew…

Notes from a long Aero winter

By Sarah Spaugh The team is excited to shake off a long period of radio silence and share that we’ve successfully wrapped up the aerodynamic design of our upcoming 2019 competition vehicle! Aero team members Sam Kim, Isabella Rios, Kathleen Miller & Julia Gordon, led by co-leads Jason Trinidad & Yuji Sugimoto, worked long hours…

A Solar Powered Florida – FPL

By Gordon Smith You would think that a state that refers to itself as the sunshine state would be rushing to install solar power technology. I mean…The post A Solar Powered Florida – FPL appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

New Tesla Shuttle Website For USA

By Zachary Shahan As some of you know, a few friends and I launched a city-to-city “Tesla Shuttle” network in Europe a year and a half ago. At some point last year, one of those guys suggested, “Hey, why don’t we open up our platform for other Tesla owners around the world who would like…

World’s first hybrid retrofit for short-sea shipping vessel

Wärtsilä has signed an agreement with Hagland Shipping AS for a hybrid retrofit installation. The project will take place onboard the ‘Hagland Captain’, a general cargo vessel owned by Hagland Shipping. It will be the first project of its kind ever in short-sea shipping applications. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles…

Iron-platinum catalyst keeps fuel cells clean, even in cold weather

Batteries are currently outpacing fuel cells in the technological race to power the electric vehicle. Lithium batteries keep getting cheaper, while fuel cells remain hampered by pricey, short-lived platinum catalysts. Researchers suggest that adding a bit more platinum—albeit in a novel form—could help fuel cell cars catch up. Read Full Article Here For more great…

Blaming renewables for reliability issues is “wrong and dangerous”

By Giles Parkinson Grattan debunks conservative claims that an increase in renewable energy will inevitably make the electricity system less reliable, and says such views are both wrong and dangerous. The post Blaming renewables for reliability issues is “wrong and dangerous” appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Blade break in Randolph County, Indiana #IN

By National Wind Watch The blade broke off from a wind turbine in Randolph County on Saturday, south of Winchester, in the “Headwaters” facility which is owned by the Portuguese company EDP Renovaveis. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: National Wind Watch

Sunrun New England

By Gordon Smith Sunrun won its bid to provide 20 megawatts of energy capacity from Sunrun’s Brightbox home solar and battery systems to ISO New England beginning in 2022The post Sunrun New England appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

MIT Researchers Find Path for Flexible Perovskite Solar Cells

By Ryan Austin Researchers now understand how to increase efficiency of flexible solar cells A team of researchers from MIT, with assistance from UC San Diego, have taken us one step closer to commercializing perovskite solar cells, a technology that is cheaper, more flexible, and easier to manufacture than crystalline solar cells used in conventional…

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