Daily Archives: July 12, 2019

Device channels heat into light

Engineers have shown how their carbon nanotube films can be used to create a device to recycle waste heat. The device could enhance solar cell output and increase the efficiency of industrial waste-heat recovery. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Energy News — ScienceDaily

Vineyard Wind to request superseding order from MassDEP to avoid project delays

By Michelle Froese Vineyard Wind says that it will request a superseding order from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) to overturn denial of the project’s application before the Edgartown Conservation Commission. The company announced yesterday that U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management delayed the issuance of Vineyard Wind’s final environmental…

NREL researchers examine potential of taller turbine towers

By Michelle Froese Higher hub heights make it possible to cost-effectively tap wind resources beyond the reach of today’s typical turbines. (Photo: Lee Jay Fingersh, NREL) In a new study by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Increasing Wind Turbine Tower Heights: Opportunities and ChallengesPDF, researchers examine opportunities for increasing the height of wind turbine…

Oil prices reflect unease about Iran tensions, hurricane damage

By Alfa Energy Group “We have so many near misses,” said John Hall, chairman of U.K.-based Alfa Energy.In the latest incident, a British naval ship intervened Thursday after a trio of Iranian vessels reportedly tried to block a U.K. oil tanker near the Strait of Hormuz, a critical choke point through which roughly one-third of…

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