Daily Archives: January 8, 2020

Science Historian Oreskes Responds to Fossil Industry Attack

By The Energy Mix Author and Harvard University science historian Naomi Oreskes is responding to over-the-top accusations, published last week by a fossil industry blogger on The Energy Collective, accusing her of being “anti-energy” and an opponent of free speech.Oreskes and colleagues have produced multiple, meticulously-researched and -argued books and articles, helping to document the…

Our Most-Read Research Spotlights From 2019

By [email protected] Which research-focused stories got the most traffic last year? Below, a few pieces from 2019 that are worth catching up on. The Energy Transition in 4 Charts (August 2019) In August, Wood Mackenzie released four charts summarizing the global energy transition. The figures include carbon emissions scenarios through 2040, plus annual solar, storage…

Drones Effective Tools for Fruit Farmers

Researchers are researching the use of drones for fruit trees. Most of the agricultural applications for drones – or, more technically unmanned aerial vehicles – have been on grain crops like wheat, corn and soy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Bosch Completes Sensor Portfolio for Automated Driving

Good things come in threes – and automated driving is no exception. Before safe automated driving can become a reality, a third sensor principle is needed in addition to camera and radar. Consequently, Bosch is making long-range lidar sensors production-ready – the first lidar (light detection and ranging) system that is suitable for automotive use….

Excelsior Energy Capital acquires 109-MW operating wind portfolio

By Billy Ludt Excelsior Energy Capital, an independent North American renewable energy investor, announced that its North American Renewable Energy Fund has closed on the acquisition of 90.1% of Invenergy’s sponsor equity interests in the combined 109-MW Prairie Breeze II and Prairie Breeze III wind farms. These systems are located in Antelope and Boone counties,…

Objectors welcome rejection of proposed wind farm near Hawick #SCT

By National Wind Watch Proposals for the £8m Barrel Law development, consisting of seven turbines up to 132m tall, were thrown out by Scottish Borders Council’s planning committee in September. The company behind the plans, West Lothian-based ABO Wind, submitted an appeal to the Scottish Government’s planning and environmental appeals division in November, however. That…

Columbia wind project proposed #ME

By National Wind Watch COLUMBIA – The wind may be blowing a new source of power into Washington County. Apex Clean Energy, based in Charlottesville, Va., is developing plans for a wind farm in Columbia and land nearby in the Unorganized Territory, with hopes of completing the project in October 2022, said Paul Williamson, a…

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