Tagged Sustainable

‘Artificial leaf’ successfully produces clean gas

A widely-used gas that is currently produced from fossil fuels can instead be made by an ‘artificial leaf’ that uses only sunlight, carbon dioxide and water, and which could eventually be used to develop a sustainable liquid fuel alternative to gasoline. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renewable Energy News — ScienceDaily

PepsiCo’s Modesto Frito Lay Facility to Use BYD Electric Trucks

By Blagojce Krivevski BYD announced that three of its 8Y electric yard trucks will be deployed by PepsiCo’s Modesto Frito Lay facility as part of a state project designed to showcase economically and environmentally sustainable warehousing and distribution technology. The BYD 8Y electric yard trucks are part of what the California Air Resources Board (CARB)…

SunPower signs 200-MW safe-harbor contract with Hannon Armstrong

By Kelly Pickerel SunPower announced today that it has entered into a joint venture with Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital to acquire and deploy 200 MW of safe-harbored solar panels, preserving the federal ITC’s 30% value for third-party owned commercial and residential systems and meeting safe harbor guidelines. The companies expect to increase the volume…

Wind leaders launch California offshore advocacy group

By WPED Staff A coalition of wind industry leaders have announced the launch of Offshore Wind California (OWC). Committed to providing industry expertise, innovative solutions and a dedicated voice for offshore wind in California, OWC is poised to lead the promotion of responsible and sustainable deployment of offshore wind power in the state’s energy system….

Bentley Commences Deliveries Of The Bentayga Hybrid

By Blagojce Krivevski Bentley has confirmed that first deliveries of the Bentley Bentayga Hybrid SUV have now taken place, marking a significant milestone for the company as it leads the push towards the delivery of sustainable luxury mobility. As Bentley celebrates its centenary year, the pioneering Bentayga Hybrid is blazing the trail for the British…

Sprint buys in to 173 MW of wind going up in Texas

By WPED Staff Sprint and Duke Energy Renewables announced a 12-year virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) for 173.3 MW of new wind energy. Duke Energy Renewables will build, own and operate the 182-MW Maryneal Windpower project located in Nolan County, Texas, that will come online in 2020. The agreement will enable Sprint to significantly reduce…

CleanSpark gets into cannabis with microgrid feasibility study

By Kelsey Misbrener CleanSpark has been selected to conduct a project feasibility study for the creation of an independent and comprehensive power system for a cannabis grower to be located in a rural part of California. “We will apply our advanced energy systems expertise to scope and design a sustainable, affordable and reliable power system…

Keys for Renewable Energy Exploration

By Emily Folk As concerns surrounding the unreliable and damaging nature of fossil fuels continue to rise, renewable energy exploration becomes a pressing topic. Today, many homeowners and business leaders want to incorporate more sustainable energy sources into their daily operations. But while the buzz surrounding renewable energy doesn’t look like it’ll simmer anytime soon,…

Episode 74: Translating Research to Policy with Dr. Johannes Urpelainen

By ISEP Initiative for Sustainable Energy Policy Podcast – Episode 74: Translating Research to Policy with Dr. Johannes Urpelainen appeared first on ISEP.Dr. Johannes Urpelainen is the Director and Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Professor of Energy, Resources and Environment at the Johns Hopkins Kreiger School of Advanced International Studies, as well as, the Founder Director…

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