Tag Archives: green energy

Lake Erie Wind Turbine Project Halted

In an earlier post I detailed the threat to migratory songbirds, shorebirds, waterfowl, and bald eagles with the proposed wind turbine project planned for the shores of Lake Erie. In a recent development, one of several wind turbine projects planned … Continue reading

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The Wind Energy Threat to Birds Is NOT Overblown

Two environmental issues are at a crossroads on the shores of Lake Erie with two prominent natural resources on a collision course. Birds and birders flock to the shores of Lake Erie. There is more of a concentration of bald … Continue reading

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Electric Powertrain Maker Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Azure Dynamics, a maker of electric powertrains and other parts for commercial vehicles, has filed for bankruptcy protection, the latest sign of turmoil in the electric-vehicle industry. Along with providing power for the electric version of the Ford Transit Connect, … Continue reading

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Elkhart’s EV Dream Dies as RVs Surge Anew

Elkhart, Indiana, is known as the RV capital of the world. The city suffered badly when the recession hit, and demand for recreational vehicles all but screeched to a halt. That’s when local and state leaders started looking for ways … Continue reading

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Enova and Freightliner Display Green for Free Vehicle

Torrance, California-based Enova Systems, Inc., a leading developer of proprietary hybrid electric and all-electric drive systems and drive system components for the emerging green commercial vehicle market announced that one of the first pre- production vehicles resulting from Enova’s and … Continue reading

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Feds Petitioned to Regulate Wind Industry

American Bird Conservancy (ABC), the nation’s leading bird conservation organization, formally petitioned the U.S. Department of the Interior to protect millions of birds from the negative impacts of wind energy by developing regulations that will safeguard wildlife and reward responsible … Continue reading

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Fuel Cells in RVs Expected to Expand

A market research and consulting firm reports that the market for fuel cell auxiliary power units (APUs), used to power electrical systems for recreational vehicles, boats, and other vehicles, will expand in the coming years. Fuel cells are increasingly being … Continue reading

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Blue Eye Noah: A Revolutionary RV

In sunny days, it is a recreational vehicle to luxuriate your life. When a hurricane blows, it’s your Noah trailer sailing through rough seas. It’s your best choice of RV against all weather, according to a Blue Ark Enterprise news … Continue reading

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EverGreen Introduces Twin-Axle Element Trailer

Middlebury, Indiana-based EverGreen Recreational Vehicles LLC, a leading innovator in eco-friendly, lightweight composite travel trailers, has added two new twin-axle floor plans to its Element travel trailer series, designed for “larger families and more camping comfort,” according to a news … Continue reading

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Aqua-Hot Systems Now Available in Additional Monaco Coaches

For consistent warmth and dependable hot water, Aqua-Hot Hydronic Heating Systems are now available on additional luxury motorhome models from Monaco RV LLC. The Aqua-Hot 400 comes standard on the 2012 Monaco Diplomat and Holiday Rambler Endeavor motorhome lines while … Continue reading

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