Tagged Efficiency

Castrol launches new Wind Academy to “up-skill” O&M techs

By Michelle Froese Castrol, a provider of lubricants to the wind energy industry, is launching the Castrol Wind Academy. The new Academy is a multi-channel training program designed to up-skill wind energy operations and maintenance (O&M) technician teams with the latest insights, technologies, processes, and examples of how best practices in O&M can improve operational…

Ameresco Plots Larger Role for Solar and Storage

By [email protected] Ameresco is best known as a commercial and industrial energy services company, or ESCO, competing against giants like Honeywell, Siemens, Johnson Controls and a host of other national and regional providers on HVAC retrofits, LED lighting upgrades, and other building energy-efficiency services. The Massachusetts-based company also has a significant military microgrid resume for…

ACT unveils scheme to encourage households to quit gas

By Michael Mazengarb ACT energy efficiency scheme expanded to support a transition away from gas, as ACT Government targets next stage of emissions reductions. The post ACT unveils scheme to encourage households to quit gas appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

New BMW 330e plug-in hybrid launched

By Blagojce Krivevski A combination of peerless dynamics and exemplary efficiency defines the character of the new BMW 3 Series Sedan. And now the addition to the range of drive solutions of a plug-in hybrid system brings an extra, particularly future-focused angle to the new sports sedan’s core attributes. The latest generation of BMW eDrive…

Key factors in how some algae harness solar energy

Scientists have discovered how diatoms — a type of alga that produce 20 percent of the Earth’s oxygen — harness solar energy for photosynthesis. The discovery could help lead to more efficient and affordable algae-based biofuels and combat climate change from fossil fuel burning. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Energy News…

Panasonic Solar Panels Review

By Kailey Fralick A Complete Review of Panasonic Solar Panels You probably know Panasonic for its TVs, home appliances or cameras, but it’s also an industry leader in solar panel technology. Its panels stand out for their high efficiency in all weather conditions… Read More The post Panasonic Solar Panels Review appeared first on EarthTechling….

FreeVolt, Apparent partner on solar+storage offerings in California

By Kelly Pickerel Newish European-based panel manufacturer FreeVolt has entered into a partnership with California-headquartered energy management company Apparent. FreeVolt’s U.S. installation division FreeVolt USA will team with Apparent to provide solar-plus-storage systems to California homeowners and C&I customers. FreeVolt’s panels (manufactured in Poland) incorporate graphene, a highly conductive carbon derivative that the company claims…

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