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Tallest Wind Turbine Tower in Vietnam

By Gordon Smith The tallest wind turbine gets the best winds. The first wind turbine designed to generate electricity is believed to have been invented in 1888 in Cleveland, Ohio by Charles F. Brush. This first wind turbine… The post Tallest Wind Turbine Tower in Vietnam appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article…

First SG 5.8-170 Siemens Gamesa Largest Rotor Wind Turbine

By Gordon Smith Wind turbine blades are turning slower, getting larger in physical size and producing a lot more clean electricity. Siemens Gamesa now boast that they have the largest rotor wind turbine on the market. As one… The post First SG 5.8-170 Siemens Gamesa Largest Rotor Wind Turbine appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine….

The Harley LiveWire Battery Performance

By Gordon Smith Electric motorcycle range is determined by many factors. The battery design, chemistry and size is important as it the weight and power of the bike. The driver of course also can have a impact. The… The post The Harley LiveWire Battery Performance appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here…

The Ultra Fast Carbon Battery

By Gordon Smith Ultra Fast Carbon Batteries -An Energy Storage Revolution? Today’s lithium ion batteries do a pretty good job of storing electricity for our laptops, phones and other mobile devices. Having higher power available often means a… The post The Ultra Fast Carbon Battery appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here…

Are All Electric Vehicles Green?

By Gordon Smith However, as the carbon intensity of the EU energy mix is projected to decrease, the life-cycle emissions of a typical electric vehicle could be cut by at least 73 % by 2050.The post Are All Electric Vehicles Green? appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles:…

The Truth About Black Carbon Black Snow.

By Gordon Smith Fossil fuel combustion is the main contributor to black carbon collected at five sites around the Arctic, which has implications for global warming, according to a study by an international group of scientists that included a United States team from Baylor UniversityThe post The Truth About Black Carbon Black Snow. appeared first…

Designing The Fast Charge Battery

By Gordon Smith Fast charging is very important for electric vehicles. We’d like to be able to charge an electric vehicle battery in under 15 minutes, and even faster if possibleThe post Designing The Fast Charge Battery appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

A Solar Powered Florida – FPL

By Gordon Smith You would think that a state that refers to itself as the sunshine state would be rushing to install solar power technology. I mean…The post A Solar Powered Florida – FPL appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

Sunrun New England

By Gordon Smith Sunrun won its bid to provide 20 megawatts of energy capacity from Sunrun’s Brightbox home solar and battery systems to ISO New England beginning in 2022The post Sunrun New England appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

2019 Zero Motorcycles Lineup – Mainstream Electric Mobility.

By Gordon Smith More evidence that we are living in the future. Electric motorcycles are here and they are becoming mainstream. They are also faster and more…The post 2019 Zero Motorcycles Lineup – Mainstream Electric Mobility. appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

Harvesting Waste Heat As Energy From A Curved Surface

By Gordon Smith A team of researchers led by Osaka University developed an inexpensive large-scale flexible thermoelectric generator (FlexTEG) module with high mechanical reliability for highly efficient…The post Harvesting Waste Heat As Energy From A Curved Surface appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

Turning Carbon Dioxide Into Sustainable Chemicals And Fuels

By Gordon Smith What to do about all that carbon dioxide? For decades, scientists have searched for effective ways to remove excess carbon dioxide emissions from the…The post Turning Carbon Dioxide Into Sustainable Chemicals And Fuels appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

Renewable and Biodegradable Plastic Polymers

By Gordon Smith We need to find new ways to make all those great products that rely so heavily on. Everything from our cell phones and laptops to our vehicle interiors.The post Renewable and Biodegradable Plastic Polymers appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

Is Air Pollution Lowering Solar Power Capability?

By Gordon Smith In the near future, the solar investors who could benefit the most from the government applying stringent air pollution control measures are those on the east coast, where solar expansion is growing the fastest.The post Is Air Pollution Lowering Solar Power Capability? appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here…

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