Tagged Generation

Alliant Energy adds fifth project to Iowa wind expansion

By Michelle Froese Located in west-central Iowa, Richland Wind Farm is expected to create more than 150 construction jobs, and inject tens of millions of dollars in economic benefits to the local area. Alliant Energy and Invenergy have partnered to develop the 210-MW Richland Wind Farm in Sac County, Iowa. The project is part of…

ICCT paper suggests new supersonic aircraft unlikely to comply with existing environmental standards for subsonic aircraft

By mmillikin Findings presented in a new working paper by a team at the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) suggest that the new generation of supersonic aircraft currently in development by three US-based companies (e.g, earlier post) are unlikely to comply with existing international environmental standards for subsonic aircraft. The ICCT team, led by…

AKASOL developing second-generation Li-ion battery systems for Mercedes-Benz’ eCitaro; 35% more energy in 2020

By mmillikin This autumn, AKASOL will begin serial production of the first-generation battery system AKASYSTEM OEM for the Mercedes-Benz eCitaro electric bus. AKASOL is also starting to develop second-generation lithium-ion battery systems in close cooperation with Daimler Buses. Being upwards compatible, these will offer about 35% more energy and contribute to an improved range in…

EnSync livestreams EnSync Home Energy System in action at Intersolar

By Kelsey Misbrener EnSync, a developer of innovative distributed energy resources (DERs), business models and controls, announced that the company will feature an interactive livestream at Intersolar North America of a system running the EnSync Home Energy System (EnSync Home), which includes solar, energy storage, power electronics and an Internet of Energy control platform. Booth…

Wave Solar acquires educational website SolarPowerRocks.com

By Kelsey Misbrener Wave Solar, a sales software and lead generation platform for solar installers announced today that it has completed the acquisition of SolarPowerRocks.com, a top-ranking educational solar website. Colin Walsh, CEO of Wave Solar, said, “SolarPowerRocks.com is the top website where homeowners interested in solar can research information about policies in their state….

Conti Solar expands regional staff

By Kelsey Misbrener Conti Solar, a national solar engineering, procurement and construction (EPC), O&M and energy storage development company, is expanding its regional staff to support its growing operation west of the Mississippi. The company currently has over 84 MW of solar projects in various stages of construction in California, Minnesota, Illinois, and Utah. The…

Nuance Energy to supply LADWP with up to 6 MW of ground mounted solar

By Kelsey Misbrener Nuance Energy, manufacturer of the patent-pending Osprey PowerPlatform and developer of distributed generation solar projects, announced it was awarded a contract with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power for ground mount solar arrays to be deployed at LADWP facilities. The contract was awarded after a competitive bidding process that attracted…

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