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GM to expand Chevy Volt plant, battery operations

Alternative Energy, Industry News

Investments will support next generation batteries and plug-in hybrid vehicles.

GreenTech Automotive buys composites supplier

Alternative Energy, Industry News, Oil/Gas

Boeing spinoff Advanced Composite Technology supplies strong, lightweight materials.

Samsung, Pattern Energy complete Canada's largest wind project

Alternative Energy, Industry News, Wind

South Kent wind project features 124 wind turbines, has capacity to to produce energy for approx. 100,000 homes a year.

Natural gas truck population to more than double

Alternative Energy, Industry News, Oil/Gas

Navigant Research: 3.7M alternative fuel commercial vehicles on the road by 2022.

Walter announces two marketing appointments

Movers & Shakers

Two positions part of company's plan to restructure its marketing organization.

DOE: $4M for to advance water power industry

Alternative Energy, Industry News

Funding for research universities aims to accerelate development of marine and hydrokinetic energy industry.

Ikea makes first wind farm investment in US

Alternative Energy, Industry News, Wind

98MW Hoopeston Wind project is the largest single Ikea renewable energy investment globally to date.

US cutting tool consumption down 1.2% in February

Alternative Energy, Tooling/Cutting, Industry News

Reported totals represent approx. 80% of US market for cutting tools, based on participants in the CTMR collaboration.

Baker Hughes acquires Perfomix

Industry News, Oil/Gas

Software technology company focuses on solutions to enhance oil and gas operations' performance.

Industrial electronics chip market rebounds

Alternative Energy, Electrical/Electronic, Industry News

IHS reports the market has been invigorated by resurgent activity.

A molecular approach to solar power

Alternative Energy, Industry News, Solar

Switchable material could harness the power of the sun — even when it’s not shining.

Standard Solar completes 800kw solar installation Del. Tech. Community College

Alternative Energy, Industry News, Solar

Project marks Delaware’s largest combined use of carports, rooftops, and ground mounts.

Hillary Clinton to speak @ National Clean Energy Summit

Alternative Energy, Industry News, Oil/Gas, Wind, Solar

Clinton named keynote speaker at the seventh annual event in Las Vegas.

Top winners of the MTConnect Challenge 2

Alternative Energy, Industry News

[MC]2 2014 conference attendees vote and award prizes to the top three MTConnect Challenge 2 winners,

NFPA: Hydraulic and pneumatic industry trends

Industry News

NFPA data show industry shipments of fluid power increased from year-over-year, but decreased since previous month.