Posts Tagged ‘Made’

Made in China 2025 plan irking Beijing’s trading partners

Issued in 2015, it calls for China to develop its own global competitors in fields from information technology to electric cars to pharmaceuticals. The U.S. Trade Representative's Office cited “Made in China 2025” in announcing last week a $50 billion list of Chinese goods targeted for President Donald Trump's tariff hike. View full post on […]

Kirby Mercer says progress still being made on offshore wind…

Last summer, Kirby Mercer said he and his partners needed an offtake agreement by the end of 2017 or key investors might lose interest in his offshore wind energy project. Two months into 2018, there is no such agreement with government, the utilities and potential customers for the power generated, but Mercer says things are […]

Climate activist Bill McKibben: We’ve made “nowhere near…

Despite consensus among most scientists that climate change is real, and that humans are contributing by burning fossil fuels, there is still resistance to actually doing something about it. Oil, gas, and coal companies are fighting it. View full post on Wind Power News

Business cards are made from cotton T-shirt scraps

In the olden days, people made paper from leftover fabric, but as wood pulp became cheaper and more accessible, this traditional way of papermaking fell by the wayside. Now a printing company called MOO is hoping to bring back fabric-based paper with the launch of Cotton , a line of unusual business cards. View full […]

Business | Jeff Grybowski: 16 Who Made a Difference in 2016

Deepwater Wind has been in the spotlight now for years – and this December, finally came online , under the direction of CEO Jeffrey Grybowski. Grybowski, who had been a top staffer under then-Governor Don Carcieri, was the focus of a CBS News feature on Tuesday. View full post on Wind Power News

Here’s Why Your Solar Panel Was Probably Made In China

A man walks through solar panels at a solar power plant under construction in Aksu, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region April 5, 2012. U.S. solar panel manufacturers are still optimistic of winning substantial duties on solar panel imports from China, despite an initial U.S. government ruling that many found surprisingly low, the lead attorney for the […]

Apple just made its first major investment in wind power

Much like other Silicon Valley giants, Apple is serious toward cutting its reliance on non-renewable energy sources – and this week, it took a major step on this front. The Cupertino company has invested in four Chinese companies owned by Beijing Tianrun New Energy Investment, a subsidiary of Goldwind. View full post on Wind Power […]

Renewables made up half of net electricity capacity added last year

Experts hail rapid transformation that will see clean energy outgrow fossil fuels in the next five years – but warn UK is failing to exploit huge potential Green energy accounted for more than half of net electricity generation capacity added around the world last year for the first time, leading energy experts have found. The […]

7 of the biggest innovations that made headlines in 2015

A woman demonstrates the Oculus virtual reality headset at the Facebook F8 Developers Conference in San Francisco. Once seen as mainly a tool for alien-blasting video gamers, now major movie studios, television producers and even budding artists are adopting the technology that has users donning bulky goggles, entering house-sized domes, even rigging their smartphones to […]

With Money to be Made, Wind Power Booms in Oil-Rich Texas

This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Live Science’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. View full post on Wind Power News