Daily Archives: January 25, 2021

First Solar Sells Off Majority of Development Pipeline

By [email protected] First Solar will pass 10 gigawatts of in-development projects to wind developer Leeward Renewable Energy, the companies announced Monday, as the solar manufacturer continues to overhaul its business. The sale accounts for a majority of First Solar’s project assets, in an anticipated move underscoring the company’s plans to concentrate primarily on manufacturing. First…

Solar powered cars – the hidden mystery

By Markus Dirnbacher By definition, solar-powered cars only run on solar power. However, in most cases, they are powered on partially by the sun and have a complimentary battery under the hood to increase their reach. Ultimately, the term describes battery electric vehicles with solar panels on their roof to charge the battery on the…

Will Airborne Wind Power Finally Fly in 2021?

By [email protected] An energy technology that even Google parent company and tech behemoth Alphabet couldn’t get to work might finally achieve commercial takeoff this year. The German company SkySails Power last month announced that its energy kite concept would be taking to the skies this year on the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius. This…

America’s largest energy buyers ask federal government to implement zero-carbon energy policies

By Kelsey Misbrener America’s largest energy customers are calling on the federal government to implement strong and specific national policies to accelerate the transition to a zero-carbon power sector and expand access to clean energy for customers. “Clean energy presents an unprecedented opportunity to recover after the triple whammy of 2020: pandemic-induced recession, climate calamities,…

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