By Paul Dvorak | Editor Windpower Engineering & Development With interest in the wind industry growing nationwide, localities in which the farms are considered would probably like to know their financial impact. You could hire an accountant for a few guesstimates, but the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory might have better answer and sooner
The drivetrain sports a single-stage gearbox designed by Romax Technology, a medium-speed permanent-magnet generator, and a power converter developed by DNV Kema with high-efficiency modules developed by Cree (now Wolfspeed).
Foothill Transit has fully electrified one route in its service area and is investigating the feasibility of electrifying other routes as well.
The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory is awarding four subcontracts under the fourth round of funding through DOE’s Distributed Wind Competitiveness Improvement Project.
TIR teams up senior lab technologists with industry professionals in “technologist pairs” for a period of up to two years.
The man who assisted in establishing what is now the National Wind Technology Center in 1977, now part of NREL, still comes to work at the Center most days.
A new report by NREL’s Mark Singer highlights what consumers really think about plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) — including pure electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) — and what is needed to overcome widespread barriers to adoption.
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While it has certain limitations and requirements, project finance can be used to raise a large amount of funds in an efficient manner.
Significant expansion of wind energy deployment will be required to achieve the goal of doubling renewable energy production in the United States by 2020.