A leading provider of maintenance to the wind energy sector, GEV Wind Power's Houston office will serve as a central hub for America's thriving wind energy sector.
Richard Martin for MIT Technology Review: At the giant Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park under construction near Dubai, a desalination facility goes into operation this month. Run by an array of solar panels and batteries, the system will produce about 13,200 gallons of drinking water a day for use on site. That’s insignificant compared with desalination plants elsewhere, but it’s a start toward answering a pressing question: can countries stop burning fossil fuels to supply fresh water? Hundreds of desalination plants are planned or under way worldwide because fresh water is increasingly precious. According to a report from the International Food Policy Research Institute, more than half the world’s population will be at risk of water shortages by 2050 if current trends continue. In drought-ridden California, a $1 billion plant at Carlsbad, north of San Diego, will produce 54 million gallons of fresh water a day. The giant Sorek plant in Israel can crank out more than 160 million gallons a day (see “Megascale Desalination” and “Desalination Out of Desperation”). But these plants are a devil’s bargain; they use power from plants that, in most cases, emit greenhouse gases, ultimately worsening the problem of drought. Saudi Arabia, for instance, uses around 300,000 barrels of oil every day to desalinate seawater, providing some 60 percent of its fresh water supply. That’s not sustainable. Finding a way to produce fresh water without burning fossil fuels is critical not just for the desert countries of the Middle East but for a growing number of places around the world. Cont'd...
When the increasing awareness of new energy , Tesla Model 3 has come to market with a more affordable price ,so where can we get the endless electricity?
This instructional video is about installing wood blocking for solar installations. Learn the best tips and tricks from our industry expert and Sr. Director of Policy, Jeff Spies!
SolaTrim™ Adds National Solar Distributors Inc. as Third Canadian Supplier for Innovative Solar Protective Barriers
More Canadian Solar Installers Adopt SolaTrim Protection System to Aid Compliance with Recent Pest Abatement Subrule Added to Canadian Electrical Code
Companies encouraged to respond to provide clear picture to inform policy
Broadwind will produce these towers for delivery in 2016 and 2017.
PVinsights:Polysilicon price uptrend softens after the scheduling production retrieval of REC silicon
Polysilicon rally turns slow this week as the REC silicon production retrieval has alleviated buyer¡¦s speculation on supply shortage. Although polysilicon price in China continues on the rise, the scope is relatively incremental as compared to the past few weeks. In addition, since the non-American polysilicon suppliers have increased shipments to China for better spot prices, the supply level in overseas has become rather limited, leading the price in overseas to increase obviously this week. Nevertheless, the polysilicon has gradually losing its momentum amid the speculations on increasing supply level.
It's official: Roof Tech is now a player in the commercial solar market and the loyalty of one dedicated customer made it happen.
5DWatts has developed a patent pending concentrated solar system that allows you to get heat and electricity from the sun with a single device!
Today, 5D Watts, a custom composite manufacturing company, initiated formal certification testing of Hybrid Solar Concentration PV and Heat Energy System.
Rudolph Libbe Inc. has received two Varco Pruden 2016 Hall of Fame awards for the Allermuir-Senator Group headquarters in Monclova Township and the Hirzel Canning warehouse in Ottawa.
Tokyo, May 9, 2016 - Solar Frontier Americas, US subsidiary of the world's largest CIS solar energy solutions provider, Solar Frontier, announced today its solar modules have been selected to be installed in a pipeline of residential, agri-business and agro-industrial solar power generation projects in and around Sonora, Mexico, by Enilso. Enilso is a rapidly-growing solar distribution and installation organization serving Mexico.
SMART Wind Roadmap pinpoints top actions to innovate and boost U.S.-led distributed wind manufacturing
DWEA and Sustainable Manufacturing, Advanced Research & Technology (SMART) Wind Consortium publish shared-vision Roadmap of key strategies to reduce lifecycle costs, maintain high quality, and expand production volumes
With the technology, infrastructure and energy mix demand developing, marine energy can be seen as a key frontier in clean energy generation. The UK Marine Energy Conference 2016 focuses on accelerating wave and tidal energy as viable energy alternatives, whilst maintaining the UK & Ireland's position at the forefront of marine energy development.
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