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US Electric Component Manufacturing on the Rise

By [email protected] Accurate descriptions of the U.S. clean energy market have always required a bit of nuance. Installations of solar panels, wind turbines and energy storage have routinely vaulted the U.S. to the top of global rankings of market size. According to Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables’ most recent forecast, for example, the U.S. was…

Are rumours of the demise of the internal combustion engine premature?

By Richard Newcombe Synthetic fuels are compatible with existing internal combustion engines and could be produced via carbon-neutral processes to offset the carbon dioxide generated when the synthetic fuels are burnt. Porsche is teaming up with Siemens, Enel, AME, and ENAP to develop and build a pilot factory. The plant will initially produce 130,000 litres…

Bridgestone Americas tire plant now powered by 2-MW ground-mounted solar project

By Kelsey Misbrener Bridgestone Americas announced its first ground-mounted solar array providing power directly to the manufacturing process. The new solar array is located at the company’s Aiken County, South Carolina, Passenger/Light Truck Tire Plant in Graniteville, South Carolina. The new installation includes approximately 8 acres of solar panels that generate 2 MW of energy….

Mars Australia completes switch to 100% renewable electricity supply

By Joshua S Hill After inking one of the nation’s first major corporate PPA’s in 2018, Mars Australia is now powering its six manufacturing sites across the country with 100% renewables. The post Mars Australia completes switch to 100% renewable electricity supply appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew…

Apple partner Foxconn might build Fisker electric car for global markets

By news[email protected] (Stephen Edelstein) Apple contract manufacturer Foxconn is partnering with Fisker Inc., a collaboration that could see the Taiwanese firm building Fisker electric cars for global markets beginning in 2023. On Wednesday the two companies announced a memorandum of understanding for a jointly-developed “global electric vehicle project,” to be manufactured by Foxconn… Read Full…

Fisker and Foxconn to collaborate on EV project; start of production of Project PEAR in Q4 2023

By mmillikin Fisker Inc. has entered into a MOU with Hon Hai Technology Group (Foxconn) supporting a project to develop a breakthrough electric vehicle. Highlights of the proposed collaboration, codenamed “Project PEAR” (Personal Electric Automotive Revolution): Fisker and Foxconn to jointly develop a breakthrough new segment vehicle. Foxconn to manufacture the vehicle at projected annual…

Labor promises 1,000 stand-alone solar, battery and hydrogen microgrids

By Sophie Vorrath Western Australia to build and install 1,000 standalone power systems including solar, battery and hydrogen electrolysers, to replace poles and wires and diesel gen-sets, and boost the state’s green manufacturing sector. The post Labor promises 1,000 stand-alone solar, battery and hydrogen microgrids appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more…

Vestas backs wooden wind tower start-up

Danish manufacturer’s corporate venture capital arm Vestas Ventures backs Swedish firm Modvion to scale-up the production of wooden wind turbine towers Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

South Korea announces ambitious 8.2GW wind complex

By Renewable Energy World South Korea has unveiled a KRW 48.5 trillion ($43.2 billion) project to develop an 8.2GW wind complex offshore the Sinan County, South Jeolla Province. The project is said to be the world’s largest of its kind and forms part of the country’s efforts to support a green recovery. The agreement is…

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