Daily Archives: September 10, 2019

Colorful microreactors utilize sunlight

The sun is the most sustainable energy source available on our planet and could be used to power photochemical reactions. Scientists now present a widely applicable, cost-effective photomicroreactor. It is based on ”Luminescent Solar Concentrators”, which harvest, convert, and make photons available for chemical reactions. Thus, the researchers were able to synthesize various substances, including…

Australia hits 2020 large-scale renewables target

The Clean Energy Regulator of Australia has approved enough capacity to guarantee that the large-scale Renewable Energy Target of 33,000 GWh of additional renewable energy will be met in 2020. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Tech News – RenewableEnergyWorld.com

Vikram Solar launches three 400-W+ solar panels to U.S. market

By Kelly Pickerel Indian solar module manufacturer Vikram Solar has announced the availability of three new product lines for pre-order in the United States. The panels all have the capability of reaching 400 W and feature half-cell and bifacial designs. Vikram Solar was named a top performer in PVEL’s 2019 Reliability Scorecard earlier this year…

Fifth GE wind turbine collapse leaves worker injured

A utility worker at the Delta 6 wind park in Brazil has been injured following yet another collapse of a General Electric (GE) turbine, bringing the total number of turbines to have failed in the America’s to five in 2019. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News – RenewableEnergyWorld.com

Solar Frontier Americas acquires 100-MW Pioneer Solar project

By Kelsey Misbrener Solar Frontier Americas, the U.S.-based renewable energy business of Idemitsu Kosan Company, announced that it has acquired a 100 MWDC solar plant from GCL New Energy, a member of GCL New Energy Holdings Limited. The project is located east of Denver, Colorado, in Adams County, and is currently in the final stages…

ALE Helps Apollo Prep for Moray East Piling Ops

By Nadja Skopljak ALE has provided a full pre-piling template installation package to DEME Group’s jack-up vessel […] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore Wind » News by topic

Study: CA Needs a Safe, Managed Transition Away from Gas

By Pierre Delforge 6/11/2019: Updated to reflect the market share targets in the Building Decarbonization Coalition’s RoadmapCalifornia needs a “natural” (fossil) gas transition strategy to shield Californians from sharply higher heating bills, protect workers, and meet the state’s climate targets. These are the starkly clear implications of the preliminary findings of a.. Click headline for…

SLO Could Pass the Next Landmark Clean Energy Building Code

By Pierre Delforge Update: on 9/3/2019, the San Luis Obispo City Council voted 4-1 to adopt its proposed zero-emission new construction reach code that will go into effect on January 1, 2020. Momentum is building across California to address a longstanding pollution blind spot: natural gas use in buildings. With a city council vote next…

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