NewEnergyNews: ADVANCED WIND-MAKERS MAKANI, SHEERWIND READY DEMOS

NewEnergyNews

Gleanings from the web and the world, condensed for convenience, illustrated for enlightenment, arranged for impact...

While the OFFICE of President remains in highest regard at NewEnergyNews, this administration's position on climate change makes it impossible to regard THIS president with respect. Below is the NewEnergyNews theme song until 2020.

The challenge now: To make every day Earth Day.

YESTERDAY

  • TODAY’S STUDY: Using Economics To Grow Energy Efficiency Habits
  • QUICK NEWS, February 20: Cities’ Climate Fight Sets Goals; Solar On Every Roof; Wave Power For Ocean Water Desalination
  • THE DAY BEFORE

  • TODAY’S STUDY: Rewarding Utilities For Giving Customers What Customers Want
  • QUICK NEWS, February 19: The Campaign To Get Conservatives To Fight Climate Change; A Perfect Match Of Distribute Energy And The Grid; U.S. Navy Moves On Wave Energy
  • THE DAY BEFORE THE DAY BEFORE

  • Weekend Video: Colbert Nails EPA Head Pruitt
  • Weekend Video: Ocean Life And Offshore Wind, Better Together
  • Weekend Video: Australia’s 50,000 Home Virtual Power Plant
  • THE DAY BEFORE THAT

  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Get Ready ‘Cause Here It Comes
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-World Power Grids Are Ready For New Energy
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-World Wind Numbers Reach New Highs
  • FRIDAY WORLD HEADLINE-Global Data Giants Drive New Energy Growth
  • THE LAST DAY UP HERE

    THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, February 15:

  • TTTA Thursday-Conception In A Time Of Climate Change
  • TTTA Thursday-Introducing The EV Policy Fights
  • TTTA Thursday-The Oklahoma Wind War
  • TTTA Thursday-New Things To Do With Solar
  • --------------------------

    --------------------------

    Founding Editor Herman K. Trabish

    --------------------------

    --------------------------

    Some details about NewEnergyNews and the man behind the curtain: Herman K. Trabish, Agua Dulce, CA., Doctor with my hands, Writer with my head, Student of New Energy and Human Experience with my heart

    email: herman@NewEnergyNews.net

    -------------------

    -------------------

      A tip of the NewEnergyNews cap to Phillip Garcia for crucial assistance in the design implementation of this site. Thanks, Phillip.

    -------------------

    Pay a visit to the HARRY BOYKOFF page at Basketball Reference, sponsored by NewEnergyNews and Oil In Their Blood.

  • ---------------
  • TODAY AT NewEnergyNews, February 21:

  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Common Ground In Texas On How To Drive Utilities To New Energy
  • ORIGINAL REPORTING: Are Electricity Customers Ready For Dynamic Pricing?

    Thursday, October 23, 2014

    ADVANCED WIND-MAKERS MAKANI, SHEERWIND READY DEMOS

    Minnesota wind energy firm Sheerwind looking to test technology in Hawaii

    Duane Shimogawa, October 16, 2014 (Pacific Business News)

    and

    Google-owned Makani to test wind technology on Hawaii's Big Island

    October 9, 2014 (Pacific Business News)

    “…SheerWind Inc., which has developed a patented technology [called the INVELOX system] that captures, accelerates and concentrates wind energy, ultimately [outperforms traditional wind turbines and reduces] costs, may help solve major problems that have plagued the industry, including low turbine reliability, intermittency issues and environmental impacts…Makani, a wind-power startup owned by Google that is developing an energy kite to generate electricity at high altitudes, plans to be testing its technology on the Big Island of Hawaii by this time next year..[It] tested a smaller version of the product on Maui…[and] plans to test a wind kite that flies more than 1,000 feet from the ground on the end of a tether…mimics the motions of a wind turbine blade…[and] can generate enough electricity to power 300 homes.” click here for more

    0 Comments:

    Post a Comment

    << Home