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Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Autonomous electric vehicles in the US by 2020 claims China-backed startup NIO

http://www.renewableenergymagazine.com/electric_hybrid_vehicles/autonomous-electric-vehicles-in-the-us-by-20170328


NIO, a next-generation car company, recently supported by Chinese funding, has announced that they will have autonomous electric vehicles in the U.S. market in 2020.

Friday, 24 March 2017

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Tidal Energy for the UK: An interview with Doreen Nixon of Lockheed Martin Energy

http://www.renewableenergymagazine.com/interviews/tidal-energy-for-the-uk-an-interview-20170323



Lockheed Martin has installed its first Tidal Energy Turbine off the coast of Scotland. The turbine will produce about 1.5 MW of energy and contribute to the massive MeyGen tidal energy project, designed to harness the motion of the tides to provide clean power for up to 175,000 homes in Scotland. Atlantis Resources Limited has deployed the first AR1500 tidal energy turbine with new Lockheed Martin technology off the coast of Scotland. The installation is the latest development in the MeyGen project designed to harness the motion of the tides to provide clean, sustainable, predictable power for up to 175,000 homes in Scotland.

REM spoke to Doreen Nixon, Marine Energy Market Segment Chief Engineer for Lockheed Martin Energy, to find out more about the project and its benefits for UK clean energy development.

Monday, 20 March 2017

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Camden County (USA) wastewater solar project

Plains & Eastern Clean Line Project

AREVA Solar Salt Storage

EMEC wave test site Orkney

New Vestas low wind turbine

Los Alamos smart grid demonstration project

Renewable energy in Germany