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GE, ORE Catapult sign R&D agreement to advance offshore wind technologies in UK

EBR Staff Writer Published 25 April 2018 GE Renewable Energy has signed a five-year research and development (R&D) agreement with the UK’s Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult to test and develop next generation offshore wind technologies. As part of the agreement, GE’s recently unveiled next-generation 12-MW offshore wind turbine and… Read More

Acciona to invest $600m to build four renewable power projects in Chile

EBR Staff Writer Published 25 April 2018 Spanish infrastructure group Acciona has announced its plans to build 400MW of wind and solar projects in Chile. The firm intends to invest $600m for the construction of two new photovoltaic plants in the regions of Atacama and Antofagasta, and two wind farms… Read More

Siemens installs 8VM1 gas-insulated SF6-free switchgear at Danish offshore wind farm

EBR Staff Writer Published 25 April 2018 Siemens has delivered and deployed four panels of 8VM1 gas-insulated sulfur hexafluoride (SF6)-free high-voltage switchgear (GIS) for the Nissum Bredning Vind wind farm in Denmark. The switchgear with a capacity of 72.5kV has been installed at wind farm, which is being built by… Read More

Volkswagen & JAC Unveil SOL E20X

Cars Published on April 24th, 2018 | by Tim Dixon April 24th, 2018 by Tim Dixon  Image via XCAR On the 24th of April, 2018, at the 2018 Beijing Auto Show, Volkswagen Group held a massive press conference showing off cars like the Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo, Lamborghini Urus,… Read More

The Self-Driving Industry Forces Government Interventions By Not Regulating Itself

April 24th, 2018 by Nicolas Zart  For all the talk of free markets and self-regulation, we are forced to observe that little to no market has proven to self-regulate itself well. Despite its rhetoric, autonomous vehicle (AV) companies proclaim working towards industry standards while acting otherwise behind the scenes. The… Read More