Sonnenstromfabrik and REC Group to strengthen their partnership

The REC Group, an international solar energy firm, and Sonnenstromfabrik (CS Wismar GmbH), a solar PV producer, have agreed to develop a strategic alliance. The planned collaboration will focus on establishing a high-performance module manufacturing facility at the Sonnenstromfabrik facility in Wismar, Germany, employing REC’s unique split cell & junction box technologies, as well as… Continue reading Sonnenstromfabrik and REC Group to strengthen their partnership

As BYD prepares to power 1 million electric vehicles per year, the fixed price for Atto 3 has been confirmed

Following the announcement that Eagers Automotive stores will sell the BYD Atto 3 electric crossover, EV Direct has stated that there will be no price increases or haggling. At the very same time, BYD revealed that it has begun building on a new battery factory in China alongside FAW, which will allow it to produce… Continue reading As BYD prepares to power 1 million electric vehicles per year, the fixed price for Atto 3 has been confirmed

The data-relay constellation of SpaceLink is being expanded with smaller satellites

SpaceLink revealed plans on February 24 to launch an inaugural constellation of tinier satellites than previously envisaged, in order to reduce costs and accelerate the introduction of data-relay services. SpaceLink Chief Executive Officer Dave Bettinger informed SpaceNews, “We’re putting a group of smaller satellites into our constellation roadmap.” “With less capacity, we’ll be able to maintain the… Continue reading The data-relay constellation of SpaceLink is being expanded with smaller satellites

The DeLorean, reborn as an electric vehicle, will make its debut at Pebble Beach in August

Although not everyone is aware of the name DeLorean Motor Company, most people are familiar with the company’s now-legendary item: the DMC DeLorean. The sports vehicle’s stainless steel body panels, as well as gullwing doors, rendered it—and continue making it—a truly distinct and head-turning vehicle, even though it was only sold for 1981 to 1983… Continue reading The DeLorean, reborn as an electric vehicle, will make its debut at Pebble Beach in August

State-to-State Battle: A coast-to-coast fight to bring space employment back home

To persuade space industries to relocate, cities, counties, and states give grants, tax incentives, facilities, land, and worker training. “California will always and forever be the world’s startup capital because of the venture capital ecosystem,” said Sean Casey, former managing director of the Silicon Valley Space Center as well as the New York Space Alliance’s co-founder. “Based… Continue reading State-to-State Battle: A coast-to-coast fight to bring space employment back home

Despite China’s denials, a moon-bound rocket stage is still most likely from the Chang’e mission of 2014

Despite China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ denial, a rocket stage scheduled to affect the moon is most probably to belong to the country’s 2014 moon mission. A Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson’s reaction may have mistaken the mission in question, citing the 2020 “Chang’e-5 mission” rather than the 2014 Chang’e-5 T1 mission. A week after launch,… Continue reading Despite China’s denials, a moon-bound rocket stage is still most likely from the Chang’e mission of 2014

Siemens Energy and Göteborg Energi have formed a unique partnership

Siemens Energy and Göteborg Energi have successfully run a gas turbine in the Rya CHP plant using liquid biofuel instead of natural gas, thanks to breakthrough technology. This opens up new possibilities not just for the transformation of Rya KVV, but also for the production of sustainable power on a national and worldwide scale. The renewable… Continue reading Siemens Energy and Göteborg Energi have formed a unique partnership

The spike in demand for electric vehicle batteries boosts nickel prices

On Monday morning (February 24), nickel reached its highest level in over a decade. The three-month nickel contract on the London Metal Exchange (LME) has broken above January’s high of $24,435 for every tonne to hit $24,610, which is a level previously traded in 2011. Time-spreads are still under severe pressure, with the cash premium ending… Continue reading The spike in demand for electric vehicle batteries boosts nickel prices

Renewable energy programs are working in four states in the United States

According to the Institute for Local Self-(ILSR) Reliance’s Community Power Scorecard, New York, California, Massachusetts, and Illinois lead the country in renewable energy legislation. The Community Power Scorecard for 2022 gives each state a letter grade based on whether its energy policies allow cities, individuals, and communities to generate clean energy wealth locally rather than relying on… Continue reading Renewable energy programs are working in four states in the United States

Axiom has been hired by SpaceLink to assist with the ISS communications demonstration

SpaceLink and Axiom Space announced plans to undertake the first demonstration of their space data relay offering on the ISS (International Space Station) on February 17th. The ISS National Laboratory’s manager, the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space, has given McLean, which is a Virginia-centered SpaceLink a deal to test transmission of data from the Space… Continue reading Axiom has been hired by SpaceLink to assist with the ISS communications demonstration