Tagged Efficiency

Everybody Solar brings solar to Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

By Kathie Zipp Everybody Solar has received a donation from JinkoSolar. The 29.57 kW of high-efficiency modules will reduce Everybody Solar’s project costs by one third and help provide renewable energy systems to two sites on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota–the One Spirit Allen Youth Center and One Spirit Buffalo House. One…

EU Reaches Tepid 32.5% Energy Efficiency Goal & 40% GHG Emissions Target

By Joshua S Hill The European Union’s governing bodies have this week sealed negotiations on three separate objectives of the so-called Energy Union including the previously-reported 32% renewables target, as well as a goal of 32.5% energy efficiency savings and a 40% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. Read Full Article Here For more great articles:…

Audi and Hyundai to partner on fuel cell technology

By mmillikin Audi AG and Hyundai Motor Group will partner on the development of fuel cell technology. The two companies plan to cross-license patents and grant access to non-competitive components. The agreement is currently subject to approval from the applicable regulatory authorities. Through their collaboration, both partners aim to bring the fuel cell to volume…

Senate Should Reject Fossil Fuel Hawk for Renewable Energy Office

By Frank Andorka By Frank Andorka, Senior Correspondent I can’t lie: I’d completely forgotten about poor ol’ Dan Simmons. In a previous engagement, I’d written about Simmons when President Donald J. Trump appointed him as the interim head of Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), a post in which he’s served ever since….

Vikram Solar launches Tigo-integrated smart modules

By Kelly Pickerel Vikram Solar will launch its new line of integrated smart modules with Tigo during Intersolar Europe 2018. The Solivo series is the latest addition to Vikram Solar’s crystalline silicon PV module product portfolio with the highest efficiency to date: up to 19.07% for 72 cells and up to 19.36% for 60 cells….

LONGi wins ‘Top Runner’ bid for 250MW PV power plant in Tongchuan

Leading integrated high-efficiency monocrystalline module manufacturer and ‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member LONGi Green Energy Technology has won a bid to build a ‘Top Runner’ PV power plant of 250MW with partner, Three Gorges New Energy in Yijun County, Tongchuan City, China. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: PV-Tech

Pennsylvania Governor Sets Aggressive PACE For Clean Energy Growth In The Keystone State

By Frank Andorka Harrisburg, Pennsylvania By Frank Andorka, Senior Correspondent Yesterday, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed legislation designed to open up more clean-energy investment in the state by creating a statewide Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program into law. PACE is a financing mechanism that enables low-cost, long-term funding for energy efficiency, renewable energy, and…

Samsung to source 100% renewables from U.S., Europe & China

By Michelle Froese Samsung Electronics Co. announced its commitment to building on its strong progress of energy efficiency and operational emissions reductions to expand the use of renewable energy in its operations. Samsung Electronics’ renewable energy goals are part of its ongoing efforts to demonstrate its commitment to environmental responsibility. As part of its commitment…

Ford introduces two new taxis: diesel and hybrid

By mmillikin Ford introduced two new taxis: the new 2019 Transit Connect Taxi and Ford’s most fuel-efficient, purpose-built taxi, the 2019 Fusion Hybrid Taxi. Transit Connect Taxi, when equipped with available 1.5-liter EcoBlue diesel engine, is targeted to return an EPA-estimated Highway rating of at least 30 mpg. Actual mileage will vary. Final EPA-estimated ratings…

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