Tagged Efficiency

Volkswagen Group joins collaboration for responsible sourcing of strategic minerals using blockchain; focus on cobalt

By mmillikin Volkswagen has joined an open industry collaboration for the responsible sourcing of strategic minerals that will use blockchain technology to increase efficiency, sustainability and transparency in global mineral supply chains. Ford Motor Company, Huayou Cobalt, IBM, LG Chem and RCS Global announced the collaboration earlier this year. (Earlier post.) Joining the collaboration will…

Leeward repowers Illinois’ Mendota Hills Wind Farm

By Michelle Froese Leeward Renewable Energy has successfully completed the full-scale repowering of its Mendota Hills Wind Farm in Lee County, Illinois. The repowering of Mendota was completed on March 21, 2019. Through the construction phase of Mendota, Leeward generated about 250 jobs and will increase its contribution to Lee County in the form of…

Romo Wind and eta Blades collaborate to extend lifecycle of aging turbines

By Michelle Froese Romo Wind and eta Blades are cooperating to provide customers with solutions to improve the performance and extend the lifecycle of the growing number of aging wind farms. Romo Wind’s iSpin technology monitors the performance and the wind site conditions for detailed load and lifetime assessments. eTa Blades re-designs and manufactures lighter…

Enphase microinverter upgrade program hits milestone

By Kelsey Misbrener Enphase Energy announced that over 2,500 homeowners have joined the Enphase Upgrade Program, a service program that gives homeowners several options for upgrading to the latest, more efficient and reliable microinverters from Enphase. This program is for warranty holders of legacy Enphase microinverters and represents the company’s continued commitment to quality and…

Aussie homes getting larger and more efficient

By Press Release A new data portal from Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO will track residential energy efficiency progress to support the next wave of sustainable homes. The post Aussie homes getting larger and more efficient appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

AWEA’s statement on Trump’s energy & infrastructure executive orders

By Michelle Froese The two new executive orders fail to address or mention clean energy or its infrastructure. The U.S. Government recently announced two new executive orders aimed at streamlining the federal processes around energy infrastructure development. According to a government-released fact sheet, the first order is designed to “addresses the regional and local energy…

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