Daily Archives: July 19, 2018

Tesla invests $76k in K-12 education program Solar Rollers

By Kelly Pickerel Tesla announced the first recipients of the company’s Nevada K-12 Education Investment Fund — a $37.5 million investment by Tesla that supports K-12 STEM and sustainability education initiatives. An initial distribution of $76,000 has been granted to Solar Rollers to bring its innovative energy education program to Reno-Sparks students, as the initiation…

Vestas extends partnership with gearbox provider, ZF

By Michelle Froese Vestas is expanding its partnership with gearbox provider ZF to offer global service solutions for customers’ gearboxes. As a result, Vestas will become ZF’s preferred supplier to perform uptower repair work and ZF becomes Vestas’ preferred supplier for shop repairs and replacement units. As part of Vestas’ service strategy to optimize the…

Subsidies for new household solar panels to end next year

By Adam Vaughan Energy correspondent Renewable energy installations will no longer benefit from feed-in tariff, ministers confirmThe renewables industry and green groups have accused ministers of striking a major blow against household solar power after the government said a green energy subsidy scheme would end next year without a replacement.The closure of the feed-in tariff…

UL releases Q2 2018 Wind Trends Bulletin

By Michelle Froese Renewable energy consultants, UL (formerly AWS Truepower) have released their Q2 Wind Trends Bulletin. Monthly wind performance maps for the first quarter of 2018 show deviations in the wind resource from average conditions for the month in every region of the world. In the second quarter of 2018, winds were above normal…

Report: Proposed coal, nuclear power plant bailout could exceed $34 billion

By Michelle Froese A new report has been released that estimates the cost of the Trump Administration’s proposed plan to bail out failing coal and nuclear plants across the country. An independent assessment was commissioned by a diverse group of energy industry associations representing natural gas, oil, energy efficiency, storage, grid services, solar, wind and…

Facebook taps Invenergy sun

By Robin Lancaster Two Oregon PV plants totalling 100MW to supply Prineville data centre Read Full Article Here For more great articles: reNEWS – Renewable Energy News

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