Daily Archives: June 6, 2019

Electric Vehicles Reinvented: Join Our Business Insight Forums In Novi

How do you leapfrog Tesla? How do you avoid failure in the car industry when global sales decline? A whole world of new technologies and new markets awaits at the IDTechEx Business & Technology Insight Forums on “Electric Vehicles and Energy Storage” in Novi Michigan 10-12 June. Read Full Article Here For more great articles:…

Electric Light Aircraft Order Rush: Deeply Significant

Not long ago it was just dreams. Small internal-combustion aircraft provide taxi services, serve the declining market for private flying and a few other needs. Some are over 30 years old because total cost of ownership is an issue. Designing electric replacements seemed like entering a dust bowl. Read Full Article Here For more great…

Newsflash: You can drive from Melbourne to Sydney in an electric car

By Bridie Schmidt It’s not just the Coalition who are confused about what EVs can and can’t do. Thankfully, actual Australian electric car drivers are here to clear things up. The post Newsflash: You can drive from Melbourne to Sydney in an electric car appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great…

Sydney Catholic schools install 1.3MW “power generator” worth of solar

By Sophie Vorrath 1.3MW of rooftop solar installed across 19 Western Sydney Catholic schools, to cut grid power supply by 25%, save a collective $1 million a year on electricity. The post Sydney Catholic schools install 1.3MW “power generator” worth of solar appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew…

Burns & McDonnell hires offshore wind industry veteran, Tony Appleton

By Michelle Froese Burns & McDonnell, a full-service engineering, architecture, construction, environmental, and consulting solutions firm, has hired offshore wind industry veteran Tony Appleton to lead their rapidly expanding offshore wind initiatives and team of professionals. Tony Appleton, new Burns & McDonnell hire, to lead firm’s offshore wind initiatives. A mechanical engineer with more than…

SolarEdge adds “smart panels” to rooftop offering

By Sophie Vorrath Israel-based inverter maker SolarEdge has launched its own PV panel offering on the Australian residential market. The post SolarEdge adds “smart panels” to rooftop offering appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Steve Miller leaves his island haven

By spy_vondega The Joker flies away like an EagleRocker Steve Miller’s remarkable off-grid retreat in Washington’s San Juan Islands finally sold for $8.5 million. The property was originally listed for $20 million in 2014. The most recent list price on the 39-acre compound was $9.95 million, and the sale closed in mid-May for about $1.5…

The Oil and Gas Sector is a Great Place for Women

By Alexandra Jones Having worked in Oil and Gas recruitment, I’m regularly reminded of the amount, or lack, of women that are in the industry. Whilst I seek them out to provide diverse shortlists for my clients, it’s often a challenge to find any women working in certain areas of the O&G space.For the next…

Sector coupling / Universal power

By Philipp Schmid Large aspects of our society, such as transportation and heating rely on fossil fuels. This has to change, as the global population must reduce its environmental impact to combat global warming. Sector coupling may form the catalyst for this change. By powering vehicles, manufacturing plants, and homes with renewable electricity, we could…

Africa’s Wind Project Pipeline Grows to 18GW

By [email protected] The wind industry has been slow to take off in Africa. Developers commissioned projects in only four African markets in 2018. However, the policy inconsistency that has held the market back in previous years is beginning to change. The continent’s wind project pipeline stands at 18 gigawatts as of Q1 2019, although the…

Ameresco developing 4.3-MWdc solar project at a Virginia NASA facility

By Billy Ludt Energy efficiency and renewable energy company Ameresco has broken ground on a solar array project at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center’s Wallops Flight Facility (NASA WFF) in Wallops Island, Virginia. The savings-funded solar renewable energy project will help NASA WFF to meet its ambitious energy-savings and sustainability goals. Designed to be completed…

Sun Badger Solar expands into Minnesota

By Kelly Pickerel Midwest solar installer Sun Badger Solar announced it has expanded service coverage into Minnesota. The company, previously with offices in Wisconsin and Illinois, expects to employ a dozen workers in Minnesota by the end of the year. Throughout the month of June, Sun Badger will offer 5% off qualifying, competitive quotes. Sun…

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