Yingli Solar announces 1 MW of accumulative solar shipments to Jordan

first_imgYingli Solar announces 1 MW of accumulative solar shipments to JordanAs Jordan aims for 600 MW of installed solar capacity by 2020, Yingli Solar are well positioned to improve on their 20% market share in the country. November 19, 2013 Ian Clover Legal Manufacturing Markets Markets & Policy Share The world’s largest vertically integrated PV module manufacturer, China’s Yingli Solar, has reached 20% market share of Jordan’s blossoming solar industry with this week’s news that the company has now shipped more than 1 MW of PV modules to the country. The Kingdom of Jordan has set an ambitious target of 600 MW in installed solar capacity for 2020, with Yingli Solar one of the early movers in a market that, like many of its Middle East neighbors, is filled with untapped potential. “We are delighted to develop strong partnerships with Jordan’s leading solar energy companies and have shipped more than 1 MW of PV modules to this new market in a short period of less than one year,” siad Yingli Solar CEO and chairman, Liansheng Miao. “The Middle East has a huge potential for solar adoption because of its abundant sunlight resource, and we are aiming to achieve more development opportunities in this region through our advanced technology, high quality products, strong brand recognition and professional experience in manufacturing and marketing.” Jordan’s Master Strategy of Energy Sector set the 600 MW target in 2007, and has since updated the nation’s energy law to allow investors to develop grid-connected electricity through new renewable energies, including solar.Popular content The Hydrogen Stream: 20 MW green hydrogen plant in Finland, two Australian projects move forward Sergio Matalucci 20 April 2021 pv-magazine.com Storegga, Shell and Harbour Energy want to set up a 20 MW blue hydrogen production facility in the U.K. Australia’s Origin Energy wants to build a hy… Enabling aluminum in batteries Mark Hutchins 27 April 2021 pv-magazine.com Scientists in South Korea and the UK demonstrated a new cathode material for an aluminum-ion battery, which achieved impressive results in both speci… ITRPV: Large formats are here to stay Mark Hutchins 29 April 2021 pv-magazine.com The 2021 edition of the International Technology Roadmap for Photovoltaics (ITRPV) was published today by German engineering association VDMA. 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The re… Solar park built on rough wooden structures comes online in France Gwénaëlle Deboutte 26 April 2021 pv-magazine.com French company Céléwatt energized its 250 kW ground-mounted array, built with mounting structures made of raw oak wood.April 26, 2021 Gwénaëlle Debo… Spanish developer plans 1 GW solar plant coupled to 80 MW of storage, 100 MW electrolyzer Pilar Sánchez Molina 22 April 2021 pv-magazine.com Soto Solar has submitted the project proposal to the Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge (Miteco). The solar plant could start produc… We all trust the PV performance ratio test Dario Brivio, Partner 20 April 2021 pv-magazine.com The performance ratio test is at the core of the handover from EPC to owner. 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Ride like a King of Spain on Chris Froome’s limited edition Pinarello Dogma F10

first_imgAs one does when your star sponsored rider is about to win another Grand Tour, Fausto Pinarello flew to Madrid on September 9th to deliver a special bike in person to Chris Froome for the final stage of La Vuelta a España 2017. The one-off Dogma F10 in the Spanish flag’s red and yellow was meant to congratulate Froomie for his double Tour-Vuelta 2017 wins, not coincidentally mixing the color of the leader’s jerseys of the two Grand Tours.Apparently, Pinarello got a lot of positive feedback for the bike’s graphics, so they are adding it to the options for the F10 in 2018 as a limited edition to join the Tour winning yellow bike…and a special F100 to celebrate 100 years of the Giro (even though Sky only got one rider in the top 20 at the Italian tour.) The Dogma F10 King of Spain can be ordered as of today, with first customer deliveries heading out in late November 2017.It is actually available in three versions,  one complete Froome replica with full Sky team logos and Froomie’s Rhino logo on the headtube…one Team Sky version that drops the rhino…and a replica that keeps only the red design with white detailing, instead of any yellow, Sky, or Froome accents.The bike is the same asymmetric aero carbon F10 updated at the start of this year, with a max 25mm tire clearance. The special King of Spain edition is available as a frameset only in the full eleven size range from 44-62cm.Pinarello.comlast_img read more

Monkey No More, Brit Sensation Charlie Stemp Shines in Hello, Dolly!

first_img View Comments Show Closed This production ended its run on Aug. 25, 2018 At the age of 22, Charlie Stemp had the kind of breakout role that young actors dream of when he headlined the 2016 West End revival of Half a Sixpence, rising to the top ranks of in-demand British actors. The buzz for this young charmer hopped the pond, and producers of Broadway’s hit Hello, Dolly! soon came knocking, offering Stemp the role of shop clerk Barnaby Tucker. Soon, Stemp was joining a new batch of stars for the show alongside Bernadette Peters and Victor Garber. Just weeks into his run, Stemp talks with Broadway.com about how a monkey made him want to dance and how Broadway audiences have made him feel welcome.SPORTING LIFEStemp was born and raised in Peckham, London, just five miles from the famed West End theater district. As a young student, he found physical activities easier than academics. “I had far too much energy,” he says. “I always struggled with math and English, but I would do every sport under the sun: judo, rugby…and I started dancing when I was about 12.” Although initially resistant, something clicked after six months of lessons and Stemp found his love of dance.MONKEY DREAMSAt the age of 13, Stemp found himself in Apollo Victoria Theatre experiencing the mega-musical Wicked, a profound experience for the young Brit. “I remember thinking, ‘I want to do this; this is fun,'” he says. “But it was the monkeys that fascinated me the most.” He wondered how an actor threw himself into the role of one of Elphaba’s winged monkeys and when he was 19, was able to find out for himself, when he was cast in the show’s ensemble. “I loved the physicality of it,” he says, “and the beating of the chest and the testosterone of being this big monkey and throwing stuff at the audience. It was great!” SHINING STARSA nice perk of his Broadway gig is meeting some of his idols. His first school role was playing Lieutenant Frank Cioffi in the Kander and Ebb musical Curtains, a part that won original Dolly! star David Hyde Pierce a Tony Award—a fact that Stemp did not share with the well-loved actor when they met at the Shubert. “I didn’t want to be that guy that goes, ‘I played you in a part once!’ So, I kind of just sat there, but goodness me, he’s such a sweet man.” He says new leading lady Bernadette Peters is also a charmer. “On our first night, she came upstairs-two flights of stairs—just to say hello to everyone before the show,” he remembers. “That just means so much. With everything that must be going through her head, she took the time to make sure we all knew she was there for us. That is the epitome of a leading lady, of an absolute star.”CHEER FACTORAlthough he’s used to getting standing O’s in the West End, Stemp says Broadway audiences are even more eager to send love across the footlights. “It’s strange how here on Broadway, they cheer you before you do anything!” he laughs, referring to entrance applause. “We don’t do that back in the West End—we tend to wait until someone has proven themselves to cheer them. But it’s lovely because you feel the support from the moment you enter the stage.” Although he has dream roles (anything Dick Van Dyke has done, really), Stemp is happy to roll with his career as it comes after Dolly: “As long as I’m happy, I’ll take whatever comes my way.” Charlie Stemp photographed by Caitlin McNaney Related Shows Star Files Hello, Dolly! Charlie Stemp STEPPING OUTStemp’s became a bit of an overnight sensation for U.K. theater fans when he took on the leading role of Arthur Kipps in the Chichester Festival Theatre production of the British musical Half a Sixpence. After rave reviews rolled in for the show, and especially Stemp’s vibrant performance, Sixpence moved to the West End, earning the young star an Oliver Award nomination for Best Actor in a Musical. Stemp was onstage for the most of the show, and his personal life suffered for the commitment to his craft: “For a whole year, I didn’t drink! I went to bed every night at 11 o’clock. In fact, I had a car home after the show, and I’d fall asleep in the car because I was exhausted.” Now that Stemp has taken on the less taxing featured role of Barnaby Tucker in Hello, Dolly!, he jokes, “it’s drinks all around!”BECOMING BARNABYThe Broadway newcomer is still amazed that he didn’t have to audition to replace Taylor Trensch as Barnaby in the smash hit revival of Dolly. “It was wonderful,” he says. “But also very scary because when you get something after auditioning, you feel you earned it.” When Stemp came to New York City to see the production after getting cast, he was even more daunted by the high-profile task at hand. “Taylor is an absolutely wonderful, beautiful guy and he was doing this hilarious character. I was thinking, ‘Oh, that’s tough to beat.'” Now that’s he’s settled into the role, Stemp says things seem to be going well. “I’ve not upset anyone, which is good,” he laughs. Photos by Caitlin McNaney | Grooming by Rachel Estabrooklast_img read more

Vermont AG, Human Rights Commission release guide on the use of gender-based pricing

first_imgVermont Business Magazine The Vermont Attorney General’s Office and the Vermont Human Rights Commission issued Guidance(link is external) on gender-based pricing, which is the practice of charging different prices for goods or services based on the consumer’s gender. Gender-based pricing occurs right here in Vermont – from services such as haircuts and dry cleaning to goods such as personal hygiene products and children’s toys.According to Attorney General Sorrell, “many Vermont businesses may not realize that they are engaging in illegal gender-based pricing, and many Vermonter consumers may not realize that they have been subjected to the unfair practice. We have produced the Guide to raise awareness and help eliminate all gender-based pricing in Vermont.”A 2015 study(link is external) produced by the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs found that similar products were priced the same for women and men only 40% of the time, women’s products carried higher price tags 42% of the time, and men’s carried higher price tags 18% of the time. The 2015 study referenced an earlier study which found that women pay a “gender tax” of approximately $2,191 more than men each year as a result of gender-based pricing.Gender-based pricing violates Vermont’s Public Accommodations Act, which prohibits a place of public accommodation from treating people unequally based on, among other things, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity. The Human Rights Commission is charged with enforcing the Public Accommodations Act. Executive Director Karen Richards said: “As a nation, more than 50 years after passage of the Equal Pay Act, we still have not reached pay equity for men and women. Here in Vermont, women make approximately 85 cents for every dollar earned by a man, are over-represented in lower paying jobs and under-represented in higher paying jobs. This ‘gender tax’ on goods and services exacerbates the pay inequity and further erodes the ability of women, particularly single women, to adequately support their families.”Additionally, gender-based pricing violates Vermont’s Consumer Protection Act, which prohibits unfair or deceptive acts or practices in commerce. Attorney General Sorrell, whose office is charged with enforcing the Consumer Protection Act, said: “As the State’s primary enforcer of the Consumer Protection Act, I want to make it clear that gender-based pricing is an unfair practice in commerce. The Guide provides businesses with practical information on gender-based pricing and tips for eliminating the practice from existing pricing schemes.”The Guide also offers information for consumers on what to do if they encounter gender-based pricing. Among other options, consumers are encouraged to file a Complaint(link is external) with the Human Rights Commission. The Human Rights Commission will share all complaints with the Attorney General’s Office.The Guide is available on the Attorney General’s website(link is external).last_img read more

General Motors aspires to New York state hydrogen stations

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World rail infrastructure market February 2017

first_imgBulgaria: NKZI has awarded contracts for construction of bridges over the Septemvri – Plovdiv line to Strabag (7·8m leva) Gigastroy (3·2m leva) and Porr (4·1m leva). Canada: London Trackwork is to supply trackwork including turnouts and crossovers for the first phase of Edmonton’s Valley Line light rail project. G3 Global has appointed Peter Kiewit Infrastructure to design and build a high capacity grain export terminal at the Port of Vancouver, with a rail loop able to hold three 134-wagon trains which will be unloaded while moving. Chile: A joint venture led by ETF and including Colas Rail has won a €35m seven-year preventive maintenance contract covering lines 1, 2, 4, 4A and 5 of the Santiago metro. China: China Railway Construction Corp and China Railway 14th Bureau Group have won a 6·3bn yuan contract to build the Guangzhou Nan – Baiyun Airport section of the Guangzhou-Foshan Circle Line, which forms part of the Pearl River Delta Intercity Railway. France: A consortium of Alstom and Colas Rail has won an €11m contract to provide power supplies for Nice tram Line 2, which will use Alstom’s SRS static charging technology. Systra is managing the construction of 10 conduits in a 5 km section of the Tarascon – Arles route, which will allow water overtopping River Rhône flood defences to disperse. Holight has won a €1·2m contract to install LED lighting on the Paris metro. India: IR has commissioned TPWS train protection on the 68 km Basin Bridge – Arakkonam line running west from Chennai, using ETCS Level 1 equipment supplied by Thales. Italy: General contractor Cociv has awarded the Saturno Consortium a contract to supply signalling and power systems for the Terzo Valico line under construction between Milano and Genova. Ansaldo STS’s share is worth €174·6m. Peru: Siemens is to upgrade power supplies on Lima metro Line 1. Poland: As part of a CEF-funded upgrading of the Warszawa – Poznan E20 corridor, PKP PLK has selected Torpol as best bidder for a 1bn złoty contract to modernise the 125 km Barogi – Swarzdz section. A consortium of ZUE, Budimex and Strabag is to modernise the 59 km from Barogi to ychlin under a 689m złoty package which includes reconstruction of the important junction at Kutno. PKP PLK has selected Intercor to modernise the 35 km Sadowne – Czyew section of corridor E75 for 160 km/h operation at a cost of 576m złoty. ZUE has submitted the best offer of 214m złoty to rehabilitate the single-track Wyczerpy – Chorzew Siemkowice line. PRB TOR is to modernise the 50 km Radzice – Radom section of PLK’s Koluszki – Radom line for 42m zloty. ZUE is to lay 800 m of double-track tramway in Elblg for 10·3m złoty, to enable route reconfiguration. Senegal: RATP and SNCF have signed a framework agreement to participate in the operation and maintenance of the electrified railway under construction between Dakar and the new Blaise Diagne airport (RG 1.17 p8). The French operators are also to assist with a training centre. Serbia: Infra ŽS signed a contract with China Civil Engineering Construction Corp on January 5 for reconstruction of 7·5 km of the Beograd – Niš line through Rakovica and Resnik. The work is being funded through a €95m EBRD loan which will also fund modernisation of the 75·9 km Jajinci – Mala Krsna line. Spain: ADIF has awarded a series of nine-month contracts for the maintenance of 1668 mm gauge infrastructure, while tendering is undertaken for multi-year agreeents covering the entire conventional network. Thales España has been awarded an €89m contract to maintain signalling, fixed telecommunications and CTC equipment on the Ourense – Santiago de Compostela route for 40 months. Taiwan: China Steel Corp has awarded Thales a 4½ year contract to supply signalling for Kaohsiung light rail phases two and three. UK: Network Rail has awarded Carillion Powerlines a £49m contract for electrification of the 74 track-km Holytown – Shotts – Midcalder line, as part of a £160m project to provide a fourth electrified route between Edinburgh and Glasgow. Uruguay: CFU has taken delivery of a Plasser & Theurer PBR 400 ballast regulator. USA: LK Comstock has won a $223·3m contract for enabling and installation works on New York’s Queens Boulevard subway resignalling project, where Siemens and Thales are supplying CBTC and RailWorks is to undertake track and civil engineering works. Vietnam: WEGH Group has won its first order from DSVN, covering the supply of 150 Type PL TD96/2 level crossing machines equipment to upgrade 75 crossings on the Hanoi – Ho Chi Minh City main line.last_img read more

Ten students to vie for Reading Competition title

first_imgEducationLocalNewsPrimary Ten students to vie for Reading Competition title by: Dominica Vibes News – July 1, 2015 Jarrett Jean-Jacques of the St. Luke’s Primary School is the 2014 reading competition winnerThe search for the 2015 best primary school reader will end tomorrow July 2, 2015 at 3pm at the Arawak House of Culture.Ten students will compete in the DBS Radio, Courts sponsored OECS Reading Competition in collaboration with the Ministry of Education.Various rounds of the competition were held with over sixty primary school students entering. The competing students will participate in two rounds consisting of a narrative round and the second round which will be reading a news item.The finalists include Madanah Auguiste – W.S Stevens Primary; Naomi Francis – Petite Savanne Primary; Makeda Cornelius – Roosevelt Douglas Primary; Ariana Cools-Lartigue – Convent Preparatory; Sarica Lazare – Roseau Seven Day Adventist; Mya Belle – Lighthouse Christian Academy; Ajjad Achmed – Massacre Primary; Tinna Alexander – Pioneer Preparatory; Edicia Sanford – Salybia Primary and Ebenezer St. Claire – Berean Christian Academy.Coordinator of the competition Mr Felix Henderson told Dominica Vibes that thought at the beginning of the competition he was a bit disappointed with the level of the competition, as the competition progressed further the best readers came out. “We have ten good readers in the finals and we expect a great finals,” he said.He informed that all the participants will be housed at Hotels around the city ahead of the competition tomorrow. He added that there will be several performances for the pupils at the competition.The regional leg of the DBS Courts OECS Reading Competition will be held in Dominica later down this year. Share 144 Views   no discussions Sharing is caring!center_img Share Share Tweetlast_img read more

Top 14 threatens Champions Cup boycott: report

first_img French Top 14 clubs could boycott next season’s European Champions Cup if they are stopped from having eight sides in the competition, newspaper Midi Olympique reported on Monday. The league wants an increase from the usual six outfits in the top-tier continental competition so record 20-time French champions Toulouse, who were seventh in the table when the Top 14 was declared over in April, and Montpellier who were eighth, can feature in it. The EPCR, who run both the Champions Cup and second-tier Challenge Cup, are considering reform for next season due to issues regarding the coronavirus pandemic.Options include increasing the main tournament from 18 to 24 teams, which is the preferred solution for French sides, but the English Premiership and the Pro14 also have unresolved problems with both leagues postponed. “We have particularly attractive formats available to us to do it. We will adapt in the common interest,” EPCR president Vincent Gaillard told the paper. This term’s Champions Cup has been put on hold at the quarter-final stage due to COVID-19.  First Published: 12th May, 2020 07:25 IST SUBSCRIBE TO US LIVE TV WATCH US LIVE Last Updated: 12th May, 2020 07:25 IST Top 14 Threatens Champions Cup Boycott: Report French Top 14 clubs could boycott next season’s European Champions Cup if they are stopped from having eight sides in the competitioncenter_img Press Trust Of India Written By COMMENT FOLLOW USlast_img read more

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson delays sneaker launch “out of respect for Jacob Blake”

first_imgSteve Dietl/NBC(LOS ANGELES) — Add Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson to the list of celebrities who are boycotting events following the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Sunday.Johnson was to debut his new sneaker collaboration with UnderArmor today, but posted to social media that he was rescheduling it “Out of respect to Jacob Blake & his family.” The star, Titan Games producer, and entrepreneur added, “Unbelievable we’re here again. Shot 7xs. In the back. In front of his kids. There’s no progress without humanity.”On Wednesday, the NBA announced it chose to postpone all three playoff games scheduled for the day after the Milwaukee Bucks refused to play their Game 5 against the Orlando Magic. The WNBA announced its three regular season games Wednesday at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, would also be postponed.Various Major League Baseball teams followed suit, according to ESPN.By Stephen IervolinoCopyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Letter to the editor: Anita Judd-Jenkins is our choice

first_img Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comment (1) Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings Sort by: Date Rating Last Activity Loading comments… You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. +2 Vote up Vote down Jim Miller · 105 weeks ago She does not listen to the Trump supporters. She will not get our votes this go round. Bill Rhiley only way to go. Report Reply 0 replies · active 105 weeks ago Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments                                                                                     Shawn and Lara McGrew                                                                                    Arkansas City  Letter to the editor: Anita Judd-Jenkins, R.-Arkansas City, is our choice for Kansas House District 80.Anita is a common-sense legislator with integrity.  She has worked hard to serve rural Kansas and the companies that employ the citizens in OUR district, not obliged to the big money interests.  Anita is fair, studies issues thoroughly and makes informed decisions on what is best for our district.Anita served on the Board of Directors for Twin Rivers Developmental Supports, Inc. for 12 years.   Twin Rivers Developmental Supports, Inc. is an agency that provides services to individuals with intellectual developmental disabilities.  She understands the needs and the issues surrounding disabled individuals and the current Medicare/Medicaid programs that affect the individuals we serve.  We can count on her to listen and ask questions to better understand the obstacles with which agency’s similar to ours face.  Anita’s door has always been open to me and individuals with developmental disabilities and we visit her when we make our annual trips to Topeka.Vote for Anita Judd-Jenkins, your Representative for Kansas House District 80.center_img Follow us on Facebook.Follow us on Twitter.last_img read more