Tagged Manufacturing

CHANEL, Sunrun partner on 30-MW solar project serving low-income households

By Billy Ludt Luxury products manufacturer CHANEL has committed $35 million toward solar energy projects for low-income multifamily households with Sunrun, residential solar, battery storage and energy services company. The partnership will expand access to solar for nearly 30,000 low-income residents across California, offering families on average up to $40 to $50 a month in…

Verton remote-control load orientation solution coming to Vestas turbines

By WPED Staff Installation of offshore wind turbines is about to become considerably safer thanks to the new partnership struck between wind turbine manufacturer MHI Vestas and the inventor of a remote-control load orientation solution, Verton. Working on offshore wind projects presents unique challenges due to their inherent operational complexity and offshore location. MHI Vestas…

Historic carbon removal on the rise | Net Zero Carbon

By Alfa Energy Group This week, Google announced that it has eliminated its entire carbon legacy, joining a select group of companies that are taking radical steps beyond net zero.Microsoft and Danish roof window manufacturer Velux have also made the commitment to wipe away historic carbon emissions, going back to 1975 and 1941, respectively. Click…

Soltec releases bifacial-ready single-axis solar tracker

By Billy Ludt Soltec, a global manufacturer and supplier of single-axis solar trackers, has unveiled its new SF8 tracker. The SF8 has a new minimum 2-by-60 panel configuration and a 4- to 6-string module connection. “We think our SF8 will revolutionize the solar tracking market. Its 2 by 60 minimum configuration will not only reduce…

GM to lead design, development and manufacturing of own family of next-generation EV drive units and motors: Ultium Drive

By mmillikin General Motors announced that it will design, develop and manufacture a family of five interchangeable electric drive units and three motors, known collectively as “Ultium Drive.” GM said that Ultium Drive and its modular architecture will help it transition to a fully electric lineup, and provide significant advantages over GM’s previous EVs in…

Reducing waste in manufacturing is imperative for the wind industry

By FORESIGHT Contributor With careful planning and utilising materials within a circular economy, the wind industry can reduce its waste during the production process, says Olivier Fontan, the new CEO at blade manufacturer LM Wind PowerAccording to International Renewable Energy Agency’s (IRENA) 2020 Global Renewables Outlook report, in order to set the world on a…

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