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New generation battery-driven machines for sustainable mining

Epiroc, a leading productivity partner for the mining, infrastructure and natural resources industries, launches its second generation of battery-operated machines that will lower mining customers’ costs and promote a healthier work environment. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

More Than 200 Mayors Join Group’s Efforts To Support Solar Energy

By Frank Andorka By Frank Andorka, Senior Correspondent With a decided lack of leadership at the national level on moving clean energy policy forward – and in some cases taking significant steps backward instead – the power to affect change in environmental policy necessarily is defaulting to the city and state level. That’s why the…

Coalition to reform EV tax credit

The EV Drive Coalition is working to urge Congress to reform the federal electric vehicle tax credit so automakers can continue producing, workers can continue building, and consumers can continue buying vehicles that produce zero emissions. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Heading towards zero emission airports

The Finnish airport operator Finavia has decided to adopt Neste MY Renewable Diesel in its vehicles at Rovaniemi, Kuusamo, Ivalo and Kittilä airports. Neste MY Renewable Diesel is produced from waste and residues. The switch to renewable fuel is part of Finavia’s goal to make its airports carbon dioxide neutral by 2020. Read Full Article…

Jolywood receives TUV certification for new transparent mesh backsheet for bifacial modules

By Kelly Pickerel Jolywood Sunwatt Co., a global supplier of solar backsheets and n-type high-efficiency bifacial solar cells, has released its new Transparent Mesh Backsheet, which was developed together with DuPont China and certified by TUV Rheinland. Jolywood’s research and development team has developed a transparent mesh backsheet that features additional reflective mesh on the…

Energy-management tech uses EV as storage batteries

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has developed a technology for efficiently managing photovoltaic and other power-generation systems and also the charging/discharging of electric vehicles parked on company campuses. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

New York makes it official: state seeks 800 MW of offshore wind

By Michelle Froese Re-elected New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has issued a comprehensive solicitation seeking 800 MW or more of new offshore wind projects for New York. This highly anticipated first offering, issued by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) kicks-off competition for New York State’s first large-scale offshore wind…

BMW sets out electric vehicle plan

By 2021, the BMW Group will have five all-electric models: the BMW i3, the MINI Electric, the BMW iX3, the BMW i4 and the BMW iNEXT. By 2025, that number is set to grow to at least twelve models. Including plug-in hybrids – whose electrically powered range will increase significantly in the coming year –…

Fleets of drones could aid searches for lost hikers

Finding lost hikers in forests can be a difficult and lengthy process, as helicopters and drones can’t get a glimpse through the thick tree canopy. Recently, it’s been proposed that autonomous drones, which can bob and weave through trees, could aid these searches. But the GPS signals used to guide the aircraft can be unreliable…

GE sharpens blade research facilities

UNITED STATES: LM Wind Power has unveiled its expanded US blade research centre at the NASA Michoud Campus near New Orleans, Louisiana. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

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