Renewable Energy

October 2022
Crowley, Humboldt Bay to Develop and Operate California Wind Terminal

Crowley, Humboldt Bay to Develop and Operate California Wind Terminal

­Crowley signed an agreement with the Port of Humboldt Bay to exclusively negotiate to be the developer and operator of a terminal to serve as California’s first hub for offshore wind energy installations.   Through Crowley’s Wind Services group, the company will enter into negotiations with the
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Date:
10/28/2022
PearlX Announces New Community Solar & Storage Virtual Power Plants for Renters in California following $70M Series B Round

Participating tenants will gain access to solar, storage and electrification initiatives on-site, enabling them to significantly reduce their energy bills, as well as a cheaper way to charge their EVs and adopt smart thermostats.

­Flexible energy provider, PearlX Infrastructure LLC (PearlX), announces the launch of its unique multi-family Virtual Power Plant (VPP) model in California. Following the success of the company’s VPP multi-family initiative in Texas earlier this year, PearlX is now replicating the model at a much la
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Date:
10/25/2022
Superaerophobic Polyethyleneimine Hydrogels for Improving Electrochemical Hydrogen Production by Promoting Bubble Detachment

Professor Jungki Ryu and his research team in the Department of Energy Engineering at UNIST.

­A research team, affiliated with UNIST recently reported that the performance of electrodes for alkaline hydrogen evolution reaction (HER) can be significantly improve even without expensive electrocatalysts and complicated processes by modifying them with superaerophobic polymeric hydrogels. This br
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Date:
10/25/2022
Robust Capacitors with Low Self-Inductance and High Design Flexibility

Robust Capacitors with Low Self-Inductance and High Design Flexibility

­TDK Corporation presents the B3271*H* series, new EPCOS film capacitors for DC link applications that feature high energy and power density. The capacitors are rated for voltages from 500 V DC to 1600 V DC, offer capacitance values from 0.47 µF to 170 µF and are suitable for a maximum operating temperature of
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Date:
10/13/2022
New Initiative Builds First Solar Mini-Grid Powered Large-Scale Irrigation Systems in Africa

The DREAM Initiative announces the building of the first solar mini-grid powered large-scale irrigation systems in Africa during a launch event in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

­The Distributed Renewable Energy – Agriculture Modalities (DREAM) initiative will build the first solar mini-grid powered large scale irrigation systems in Africa, providing famers with reliable, affordable, and sustainable irrigation. Today, the initiative begins with the launch of nine renewable energy mi
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Date:
10/11/2022
UK Green Home Upgrades Could Provide £7bn in Annual Benefits, but Caveats Remain

Jason Lomberg, North American Editor, PSD

­According to a study, green home upgrades could boost the UK economy by £7bn a year (about $8 bn U.S. dollars) and create 140,000 new jobs by 2030. But that’s contingent on a huge multitude of factors, including a giant upfront investment for renewable energy in general. The study in question, by Cambri
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Date:
10/01/2022
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