Daily Archives: May 15, 2019

New standard accelerates digitalization efforts of wind industry

By Michelle Froese Often times digitalization is implemented within an organization without clear understanding of how digital tools can be used to address problems and generate business value. This is according to Sentient Science, which has developed a new damage classification standard for the wind industry. For example, the first wave of digitalization involved digitizing…

Labour reveals plans to fit solar panels to 1.75m homes

By Peter Walker Political correspondent Jeremy Corbyn to make pledge as part of party’s ‘green industrial revolution’Labour have announced plans to fit solar panels to 1.75m homes lived in by socially housed or low-income households as part of its promised “green industrial revolution” to try to combat climate change and boost jobs.The programme is due…

GLOBAL ENERGY INVESTMENT 2018: $1.8 TLN

By Vladimir Vinogradov IEA wrote. Global energy investment totalled more than USD 1.8 trillion in 2018, a level similar to 2017. For the third year in a row, the power sector attracted more investment than the oil and gas industry. The biggest jump in overall energy investment was in the United States, where it was…

Phocos debuts new 5-kW hybrid inverter at Intersolar Munich

By Kelsey Misbrener Phocos announced its new Any-Grid Hybrid Inverter Series at Intersolar Europe. The first product release in this series is a 48 VDC input, 5 kW, 230 VAC output sine wave inverter with built-in 80A MPPT PV charge controller. The Any-Grid Hybrid Inverter Series is designed for flexible energy access to support a…

AES Distributed Energy installs 2.76-MW solar array for Anheuser-Busch

By Billy Ludt Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the completion of a 2.76-MW solar project in Central New York. Located in the Town of Van Buren, Anheuser-Busch’s Baldwinsville brewery is the sole off-taker of the commercial solar project, which complements “Central New York Rising,” the region’s comprehensive strategy to generate robust economic growth and community development…

Are Uber and Lyft Bad for Energy and Climate?

By [email protected] Uber and Lyft are now public — and now under more investor pressure to expand quickly. What does that mean for energy use and carbon emissions as more cars hit the roads? Multiple new studies show that these transportation networking companies are causing more traffic and pulling people away from public transit. Meanwhile,…

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