Category Archives: Evwind

Indonesia continues to develop Lithium-Ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles

Indonesia recently reported continues to develop Lithium-Ion batteries for electric vehicles including cars and bus. Growth in Indonesia’s automotive industry lately has increased significantly, also thanks to the 2012 Indonesia Motor Show. This rapid growth has made the Indonesian government increasingly interested in developing electric vehicles. As you know, the electric vehicles can offer better … Continue reading Indonesia continues to develop Lithium-Ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles

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The Auto Industry Races Toward Electric Vehicles

Force Energy Corp. (OTC:QB:FORC Company) is a junior lithium and rare earth metals mineral Canadian exploration company with over 1.7 million tons of lithium reported. Demand for lithium is currently  at an all time high , as today lithium batteries power the majority of mobile electronics and electric car batteries. It is predicted that carmakers … Continue reading The Auto Industry Races Toward Electric Vehicles

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As wind energy jobs blow away, pressure for PTC extension rises

As AWEA has been predicting for months, layoffs are mounting in the U.S. wind energy and related industries due to Congress’s delay in extending the federal wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC). The PTC is an incentive that reduces taxes on the operators of wind farms and leaves more of the money they earn from … Continue reading As wind energy jobs blow away, pressure for PTC extension rises

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Reason Foundation FAIL on wind energy and emissions

A number of fossil fuel-funded groups recently set out to attack wind energy by paying for a new report (http://reason.org/news/show/the-limits-of-wind-power) claiming wind energy is difficult to integrate onto the utility system and doesn’t provide the expected benefits. The only problem? The Reason Foundation’s analysis ended up producing results that contradict those claims and actually support … Continue reading Reason Foundation FAIL on wind energy and emissions

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Wind power: Washington gridlock costs Nebraskans jobs

Congressional inaction on an extension of the federal wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC) is likely to cost more than 200 Nebraskans their jobs next month, U.S. Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Nebr.) said in an op-ed in yesterday’s edition of the McCook (Nebr.) Daily Gazette. Mr. Nelson explained that uncertainty caused by Congress’s delay “has resulted … Continue reading Wind power: Washington gridlock costs Nebraskans jobs

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Alabama Power ‘doubles down’ on wind energy

Alabama Power Co. said recently that it has received approval from the Alabama Public Service Commission to purchase more electricity from Midwestern wind projects. A new purchase of electricity from Buffalo Dunes Wind Project, LLC, the firm said, mirrors one previously approved with Chisholm View Wind Project, LLC. Combined, the deals add up to 404 … Continue reading Alabama Power ‘doubles down’ on wind energy

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Wind energy in Finland: Gamesa debuts in the wind farm market

The 18 MW contract with TuuliWatti Ltd also includes operation and maintenance (O&M) services for 10 years, extendable for another five year. The company is making progress in its expansion in northern Europe’s wind power market, following its arrival in Sweden over a year ago. Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has bolstered … Continue reading Wind energy in Finland: Gamesa debuts in the wind farm market

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Morocco seeks to be solar energy leader

Morocco’s driving to become the world’s leading solar power state with a pilot project in the Sahara Desert. Morocco is driving to become the world’s leading solar power state, with a 7,400-acre pilot project in the Sahara Desert it hopes will lead to vast carbon-free solar energy plants that could supply much of Europe’s electricity … Continue reading Morocco seeks to be solar energy leader

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Fraunhofer researchers earn environmental award: Concentrated solar power

An achievement for the solar experts: Dr. Andreas Bett of Fraunhofer ISE and Hansjörg Lerchenmüller of the Soitec Company received the 2012 DBU German Environmental Award. Federal President Joachim Gauck will honor them with this distinction on Oct. 28, in recognition of the development and industrial application of concentrator photovoltaic systems. Climate change, dwindling fossil … Continue reading Fraunhofer researchers earn environmental award: Concentrated solar power

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Europe‘s wind energy is growing with Enel Green Power

According to the EWEA, Europe’s installed wind power capacity now exceeds 100 GW, ensuring electric supplies to 57 million households. In this growth Enel Green Power has played an essential role. Wind energy in Europe now exceeds 100 GW of capacity, reported the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) in a recent paper. According to EWEA … Continue reading Europe‘s wind energy is growing with Enel Green Power

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Lithium-Air Battery Tech Could Store Four Times More Energy than Today’s Accumulators

Lithium-air batteries promise to store four times more energy than conventional batteries. Unfortunately, exactly what goes inside advanced lithium-air batteries as they charge and discharge has always been impossible to observe directly. Now, a new technique developed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers promises to change that, allowing study of this electrochemical activity as it … Continue reading Lithium-Air Battery Tech Could Store Four Times More Energy than Today’s Accumulators

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China’s State organs to use electric vehicles

total of 23 electric cars will be used among 11 State organs in a pilot program to promote new-energy vehicles for official use, according to a statement from the Ministry of Science and Technology, or MST, on Tuesday. The 11 departments include the MST, the Government Offices Administration of the State Council, or GOASC, the National … Continue reading China’s State organs to use electric vehicles

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Renault will supply DHL France with a fleet of electric vehicles by 2015

A total 50 electric vehicles have already been confirmed. The first four which are Kangoo Z.E., will be delivered by the end of 2012. Renault already chose DHL in 2011 to manage the logistics of battery shipments to all Z.E. centres and expert sites across France. The new partnership signed today strengthens the cooperation between … Continue reading Renault will supply DHL France with a fleet of electric vehicles by 2015

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Interior department authorizes Chokecherry and Sierra Madre wind energy project site

After extensive environmental analysis and stakeholder collaboration, U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar signed the Record of Decision approving the Chokecherry and Sierra Madre Wind Energy site located in Carbon County, Wyoming as suitable for wind energy development. Advancing President Obama’s all-of-the-above strategy for expanding domestic energy resources, Secretary of the Interior Ken … Continue reading Interior department authorizes Chokecherry and Sierra Madre wind energy project site

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Map and Assess Virginia’s Offshore Wind Energy Resources on your iPad

Under the direction of the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy, Timmons Group collaborated with researchers and scientists from the Virginia Center for Wind Energy at James Madison University and WeatherFlow Inc. to develop the Wind, Weather and Energy Viewer on the recently deployed Virginia Offshore Wind Website http://wind.jmu.edu/offshore. The Wind, Weather and Energy … Continue reading Map and Assess Virginia’s Offshore Wind Energy Resources on your iPad

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Illinois Wind Energy for Schools

A Fulton County school was the site of this year’s “Illinois Wind for Schools” project kickoff. Astoria Junior High School is one of six schools around the state to participate this year. A workshop there Tuesday included presentation of the school with model wind turbines, a weather station, lab activities, a comprehensive wind energy curriculum … Continue reading Illinois Wind Energy for Schools

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Reliance Power raises $302m to fund 100 MW concentrated solar power project

Reliance Power has achieved financial closure for the largest concentrated solar power (CSP) project at Dhursar in Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer district. The 100-MW plant is being built adjacent to India’s largest thin film PV Project, the 40-MW photovoltaic project, commissioned by the company in March. Rajasthan Sun Technique, a wholly owned Reliance Power subsidiary, is developing … Continue reading Reliance Power raises $302m to fund 100 MW concentrated solar power project

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JLM Energy Introduces the Gyezr Solar Thermal Collector

Gyezr solar thermal collectors utilize commercial grade technology to deliver solar-powered hot water generation. JLM Energy Inc., an energy technology company, introduces Gyezr, a family of solar thermal collectors built for commercial applications. “Solar thermal technology is a tremendous energy saving opportunity for industries that use a lot of hot water. Solar thermal is four … Continue reading JLM Energy Introduces the Gyezr Solar Thermal Collector

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