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China Nears Completion of First Commercial Walk-away Safe Nuclear Reactor

By Brian Wang Twin HTR-PM reactors will drive a single 210 MWe turbine in China’s high-temperature pebble bed reactor. This new reactor could eventually be mostly factory mass-produced. The higher temperature will make it about 45% thermal efficiency versus 34-40% efficiency for pressure water reactors. 18 more HTR-PM units are proposed at Shidaowan. * pebble…

Could There be a Li-Ion Battery Shortage?

By [email protected] (Dr Alex Holland) IDTechEx forecast Li-ion demand to grow almost 10-fold from 2020-2030, but can supply meet this demand? Automotive manufacturers the world over are pledging to electrify their fleets. Volkswagen have a target of producing 1.5 million EVs by 2025 and have entered a joint venture with Northvolt to build a 16…

Siemens Gamesa Restarts Production at Hull Factory

By Adrijana Buljan Siemens Gamesa has resumed production at its blade factory in Hull today (1 April), after pausing operations on 24 March. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore Wind » News by topic

Solaria sues Canadian Solar for stealing shingled module process

By Kelly Pickerel U.S.-headquartered solar panel provider Solaria announced it has filed suit against Chinese panel manufacturer Canadian Solar in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. The suit alleges that Canadian Solar, with operations in China and Southeast Asia, infringes Solaria’s U.S. patent that covers a process for separating PV…

World’s largest solar PV module factory planned for China

By Joshua S Hill GCL System Integration is planning to build what would be the world’s largest solar PV module factory, capable of producing 60GW of solar panels each year. The post World’s largest solar PV module factory planned for China appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

COVID-19: 96 Pct of European Wind Turbine Factories Open

By Adnan Durakovic 96 percent of Europe’s wind turbine and component manufacturing factories continue to operate, WindEurope […] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore Wind » News by topic

Tesla Shanghai Production for the Rest of 2020

By Brian Wang Tesla Shanghai factory experts and key investors exchanged conference calls and the production level information from the call from Shengang Securities was obtained by Ranjing Finance, on March 1, 2020. Current production capacity of the first phase of the Tesla Shanghai plant is 2,000 units per week, with single shifts per day…

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