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Clean Power

San Diego Has Vast Solar Parking Lot Potential

Published on January 18th, 2019 | by Charles W. Thurston

San Diego has an untapped 500 megawatt solar potential at commercial sites within the city, with parking lots representing three-quarters of the total, according to a new survey by the Clean Coalition. ... Read More


Clean Power

Siemens Gamesa Unveils 10 Megawatt Offshore Wind Turbine

Published on January 18th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Spanish wind energy giant Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy announced the launch of its newest offshore wind turbine on Wednesday, a 10 megawatt (MW) behemoth which will increase individual turbine output by as much as 30% and pit the company against its peers, GE Renewable Energy and MHI Vestas in the race for the most powerful offshore wind turbine. ... Read More


Cars

Nissan’s Resistance Is Futile — Renault Will Assimilate It

Published on January 17th, 2019 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen

History is sometimes ironic. The French state saw Carlos Ghosn's refusal to merge Nissan into Renault as an obstacle to the growth of the former national car company. They attributed it to his megalomania, and not to sentiments within Nissan and Japan. He could only keep his job at Renault when he promised to make the alliance irreversible, nearly as good as a full merger. That job would be for his successor... Read More


Autonomous Vehicles

Bell Nexus eVTOL Air Taxi

Bell Reveals Its 5-Seat Nexus Air Taxi At CES Las Vegas

Published on January 16th, 2019 | by Nicolas Zart

The air taxi space is crowded — if not on paper, then with prototypes and flying demos. Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company, is a global helicopter leader and no stranger to the vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) world. It announced the Bell Nexus, a hybrid-electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft a few years ago at CES. This year, we caught up with the team at CES in Las Vegas to find out what it looks like and what it means for our future mobility needs by ... Read More


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