Daily Archives: April 23, 2020

How Tesla’s long range electric cars have transformed the grid

By Bridie Schmidt Long range electric vehicles such as the Model 3 are transforming the auto market but are also changing how energy utility providers need to respond. The post How Tesla’s long range electric cars have transformed the grid appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Volvo and Daimler Planning Joint Venture

Sharing the Green Deal vision of sustainable transport and a carbon neutral Europe by 2050, two leading companies in the commercial vehicle industry, Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group, have signed a preliminary non-binding agreement to establish a new joint venture. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Rooftop solar displaces more coal as W.A. grid reaches new demand low

By Giles Parkinson Rooftop solar pushing out coal fired generation and causing new demand lows for the W.A. grid, underlying the state’s case for its distributed roadmap. The post Rooftop solar displaces more coal as W.A. grid reaches new demand low appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Victoria expands home battery rebate scheme to pave way for VPPs

By Sophie Vorrath Solar Victoria says it will expand its home battery rebate scheme starting July to encourage the aggregation of distributed battery systems and pave the way for VPPs in the state. The post Victoria expands home battery rebate scheme to pave way for VPPs appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For…

DTE Energy powers on Michigan’s largest wind facility

By WPED Staff DTE Energy‘s Polaris Wind park, located in mid-Michigan’s Gratiot County, is operational, providing enough clean energy to power more than 64,000 homes. With 68 turbines generating 168 MW, Polaris Wind is now the largest operating wind facility in Michigan and the first of four new wind parks DTE will commission in 2020….

Construction underway on Leeward Energy’s 170-MW Colorado wind farm

By WPED Staff Leeward Renewable Energy closed on a $162.9 million construction financing and tax equity commitment for its 170-MW Mountain Breeze Wind Farm located in Weld County, Colorado. Leeward developed the Mountain Breeze Wind Farm and will own and operate the project for the long-term. The project will utilize GE 2.3 and 2.82 wind…

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