Daily Archives: July 2, 2019

Chile powers through solar eclipse, as Australia prepares for 2028

By Michael Mazengarb Chile successfully navigates total solar eclipse that briefly knocked out 1500MW of solar. But will Australia be as prepared for its own eclipse in 2028? The post Chile powers through solar eclipse, as Australia prepares for 2028 appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

BMW unveils new EVs, says Europeans don’t want them

By Bridie Schmidt Minutes after announcing plans to accelerate its electrification strategy, senior BMW executive says Europeans don’t actually want to buy pure electric vehicles. The post BMW unveils new EVs, says Europeans don’t want them appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Electric Porsche Taycan debuts on streets of Shanghai

By Bridie Schmidt Porsche’s flagship all-electric car, the Taycan, has been captured cruising the streets of Shanghai ahead of its global launch this September. The post Electric Porsche Taycan debuts on streets of Shanghai appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

IEA awarded two new Texas wind-power contracts

By Michelle Froese The scope of IEA’s work on both Las Majadas and Coyote Wind will include wind-turbine installation, public road maintenance and repairs, turbine access roads, and MV collection system installation. Construction company, Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives (IEA), announced two new wind energy project awards valued at about $150 million. EDF Renewables North America…

Nordex wins second U.S. order for its Delta4000 turbine series

By Michelle Froese The Texas turbine order for the N149/4.0-4.5 will be delivered in 2020. The Nordex Group has received an order for 38 wind turbines from the N149/4.0-4.5 Delta4000 series. The wind turbines have an operating range of 4.8 MW and will be installed in Texas for a proposed 180-MW wind farm. The order…

Full-hybrid vehicle with 48-volt high power technology

Protecting the climate calls for environmentally efficient drive systems. For years now, technology company Continental has been backing environmentally friendly and cost-effective 48-volt electrification, which can be used with both gasoline and diesel engines. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

New Renewable Energy Group website offers biofuel resources

By Marta Ady North American biodiesel producer Renewable Energy Group (REG) has launched a new website that offers resources about biodiesel and renewable diesel.Educational, product and technical information is available on regi.com to those wanting to learn more about cleaner burning fuels.“For more than 20 years, REG has been transforming renewable resources into cleaner fuels…

OPEC EXTENDS CORRECTIONS

By Vladimir Vinogradov OPEC published.OPEC 176th Meeting concludes No 6/2019Vienna, Austria01 Jul 2019The 176th Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) was held in Vienna, Austria, on Monday, 01 July 2019, under the Chairmanship of its President, HE Manuel Salvador Quevedo Fernandez, People’s Minister of Petroleum of the Bolivarian…

Oberon Fuels secures grant for production of renewable dimethyl ether

By Marta Ady Clean transportation fuel producer Oberon Fuels has received a grant for almost $2.9 million (approximately €2.5 million) from the California Energy Commission (CEC) for a project to produce the first renewable dimethyl ether (rDME) fuel in the US.The multi-phase project, which Oberon has touted as the first of its kind, will realise…

Canada Will Demo, Deploy and Lead in SMR Nuclear Fission Reactors

By Brian Wang Canada has one of the world’s most promising domestic markets for SMRs (Small Modular Reactors – nuclear fission). Conservative estimates place the potential value for SMRs in Canada at $5.3B between 2025 and 2040. Globally, the SMR market is much bigger, with a conservative estimated value of $150B between 2025 and 2040….

Oklahoma Oil Rig Count Down 27% From a Year Ago

By Matt Chester “The number of working oil rigs in Oklahoma is down more than a quarter from this time last year, amid a nationwide decrease.Oilfield services firm Baker Hughes reported 102 rigs operating in the state Friday. The Journal Record reports this is down 27% from a year ago following a sharp drop in…

Solar Energy Costs Trends Over Time

By Ryan Austin Solar installation costs continue to come down. Since 2010, the cost of installing solar has dropped an incredible 65%. While buying a solar installation might’ve been only for the well-to-do just a decade ago, with today’s low prices (and great… Read More The post Solar Energy Costs Trends Over Time appeared first…

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