AHMM reveals its refurbishment of New Scotland Yard
London’s police force is moving back into its old 1930s home, originally designed by William Curtis Green, architect of capital’s Dorchester hotel. The neo-classical building in Portland stone has been remodelled and extended by AHMM, whose brief was to make it simultaneously welcoming to the public and super-secure.
Massachusetts incentive program for residential and commercial PV
This article has been pulled due to inaccuracies. An emergency regulation for the SMART program was filed by the DOER on June 5. Through the new program will come into force in 2018, but the final form of the program has not yet been released. In the interim the SREC-2 program is still active. We […]
Electrek green energy brief: largest grid tied battery installed, solar power + drones, South Carolina solar?, more - Electrek
30MW/120MWh lithium battery system online in California – world’s largest grid-tied system: Key quote, ‘California Public Utilities Commissioner Michael Picker said, “I didn’t expect to see these kinds of prices in batteries until 2022, 2024 …we are far in advance of where we expected to be.”’ This pricing, along with utility-scale solar power being at […]
SolarCoin: Incentivising solar PV energy production through blockchain innovation
At present, power utilities are designing and testing several applications of the blockchain technology. The crypto-currency called “SolarCoin” aims at accelerating the solar PV energy production. Florent Andrillon, Arthur Arrighi de Casanova and Louise de Brémond d’Ars of Capgemini Consulting take a look at how it works.
United States Added 2 Gigawatts Of Solar PV In 1st Quarter Of 2017
The United States solar industry installed an impressive 2 gigawatts of new solar capacity during the first quarter of 2017, with prices falling to ever-new lows, including utility-scale systems dropping to below the $1 per-watt barrier for the first time.