Tagged Technology

Wind energy has issues #NJ (letter)

By National Wind Watch I agree that alternative energy resources will contribute to the future health of the planet. The issue as I see it is the practicality and sustainability of the alternate resources. Wind farms are being touted as one of these options. The idea sounds great; but, is there a significant downside? The…

DOE issues Notice of Intent for 2020 advanced vehicle technology research

By mmillikin The US Department of Energy’s Vehicle Technologies Office published a notice of intent to issue a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) titled “Fiscal Year 2020 Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research FOA.” This FOA may include the following topics: Lithium-ion batteries using silicon-based anode. The objective of this potential area of interest is to research, fabricate,…

Volkswagen Group of America joins Automated Vehicle Safety Consortium

By mmillikin Volkswagen Group of America (VWGoA) has joined The Automated Vehicle Safety Consortium (AVSC). The group, which includes automakers and technology companies, is focused on jointly developing standards and best practices for testing and deploying highly automated vehicles for the future. It’s important that the industry work together in the development of standards and…

Array Technologies and EDF Renewables establish supplier partnership

By Billy Ludt Array Technologies, the manufacturers of single-axis solar trackers, and EDF Renewables North America, one of the largest renewable energy developers in North America, announced a new partnership between the two companies. This agreement provides EDF Renewables with nearly 2 GW of reliable single-axis solar tracking equipment supplied by Array Technologies to deploy…

Don’t Let Gas Provide False Sense of Climate Security

By Sheryl Carter In the midst of our climate crisis, and unprecedented calls for action, 2019 is turning out to be another record year for climate warming greenhouse gas pollution. And we are still not on track to meet our emissions-reduction goals. There is certainly cause for optimism with smarter energy use, renewable energy, and…

Vivint Solar chooses InMoment to document customer experience

By Kelsey Misbrener Vivint Solar has chosen InMoment, a provider of experience intelligence (XI), as its primary technology platform to expand its Voice of Customer (VoC) program. Vivint Solar customers must go through an important process to begin operating their homes with solar power; alongside this customer journey, InMoment offers the company its strategic guidance…

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