Daily Archives: August 19, 2019

Landmark deal to power Coles underpins three NSW solar farms

By Sophie Vorrath Coles becomes first major Australian retailer to strike a renewbles PPA, in a deal that will supply 10% of its power needs and set three proposed solar farms under construction in regional NSW by next month. The post Landmark deal to power Coles underpins three NSW solar farms appeared first on RenewEconomy….

The rise and fall of the petrol station

By Bryce Gaton It is 100 years since the first fuel station was installed in the UK, but now the number of public electric vehicle charging stations surpasses the number of servos. The post The rise and fall of the petrol station appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew…

NSW manufacturer shifts to 50% renewables with wind and solar PPA

By Sophie Vorrath Molycop Australia inks solar and wind PPA with Flow Power, to cover more than half its NSW electricity needs and tap into the demand response market. The post NSW manufacturer shifts to 50% renewables with wind and solar PPA appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew…

CalChoice enters PPA with Avangrid Renewables for California wind energy

By Michelle Froese California Choice Energy Authority (CalChoice) announced three new power purchase agreements (PPA) for wind energy from Avangrid Renewables’ Mountain View III Wind Farm in Palm Springs, California. CalChoice will buy the entire output of the 22.44-MW wind farm starting in 2021 on behalf of three of its members: Apple Valley Choice Energy…

The Wind Power Story Part V: The Disruptors

By Brandon Owens This is the fifth part in a seven part series on the history of wind power innovation based on my new book, The Wind Power Story (https://amzn.to/2YGXmSU), which is available to ship this month. This installment focuses on wind turbine technology disruption in the 1990s, which laid the groundwork for wind power…

Visualizing North Dakota Oil & Gas Production (Through June 2019)

By Enno Peters This article contains still images from the interactive dashboards available in the original blog post. To follow the instructions in this article, please use the interactive dashboards. Furthermore, they allow you to uncover other insights as well.These interactive presentations contain the latest oil & gas production data from all 14,948 horizontal wells…

Guyana Has Limited Scope to Increase Royalties While Maintaining Competitiveness – GlobalData

By Alessandro Bacci Dear friends,I would like to share with you the link to GlobalData’s press release “Guyana Has Limited Scope to Increase Royalties While Maintaining Competitiveness,” which was distributed on July 19, 2019.Thank you.Kind regards,AlessandroGlobalData. “Guyana Has Limited Scope to Increase Royalties While Maintaining Competitiveness,” in GlobalData, July 19, 2019. Click headline for full…

Tesla to ramp up Solar Roof production by end of year

By Ryan Austin Elon Musk announced on Twitter that Tesla is planning to rapidly ramp up production of its Solar Roof to 1,000 per week. Tesla is known for setting high goals and working relentlessly until they’re met, but that’s still a tall… Read More The post Tesla to ramp up Solar Roof production by…

Porsche Taycan covers 3,425km in 24 hr endurance test

By Blagojce Krivevski In 24 hours a pre-production Taycan covered a distance of exactly 3,425 kilometres (2,128 miles) right before the world premiere on September 4 as part of a test at the Nardò high-speed track in Italy. This roughly corresponds to the distance from Nardò to Trondheim in Norway. In sizzling temperatures at the…

Wisconsin aims for 100% carbon-free electricity by 2050

By Michelle Froese Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers recently signed Executive Order #38, which sets a goal of ensuring all electricity consumed within the state is 100% carbon-free by 2050. The Office of Sustainability and Clean Energy will be charged with promoting the development and use of renewables across the state to achieve carbon-free electricity. “A…

AI firm to provide performance analytics for GE wind turbines

By Michelle Froese Artificial intelligence (AI) and internet of things (IoT) startup, mCloud, announced a deal to provide performance analytics for 35 GE wind turbines. Leveraging data from hundreds of turbine sensors, mCloud says it will apply its proprietary AI analytics solution to predict annual energy production and turbine longevity, enhancing output while reducing operations…

National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium names executive director

By Michelle Froese The National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium recently announced a new executive director, Carrie Cullen Hitt, and board of directors’ private sponsor member, General Electric Renewable Energy (GE). These two announcements further solidify the Consortium’s position as a key national resource for offshore wind development and technology funding, helping to combat…

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