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Intersolar 2016 - Special News Report

News and Product announcements from the show. Exhibitors are encourages to post news on this page --- a free service.

The inventor of this solar-powered water filtration system wants to win the Nobel Peace Prize

Clinton Nguyen for Tech Insider:  Marco Attisani wants his company to be the first to win the Nobel Peace Prize. It's a lofty goal for a 10-person startup, but Attisani is sure that the solar-powered water filtration systemsthey're producing

Futuristic device is helping scientists break solar-efficiency record

Ariel Bogle for Yahoo News:  Looking a little like the world-saving stones from sci-fi classic The Fifth Element, a new device is expected to have a big impact on renewable energy. Built by Mark Keevers and Martin Green from the University of New

EIA’s Annual Energy Outlook is a Projection, not a Prediction

EIA's approach to addressing the inherent uncertainty surrounding the country's energy future is to develop multiple cases that reflect different sets of internally consistent assumptions about key sources of uncertainty such as future world oil prices, macroeconomic growth,

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AltEnergyMag.com - Special Tradeshow Coverage of Intersolar

Intersolar Europe will be held from June 21st - 24th in Munich, Germany, Intersolar North America runs July 14th - 16th in San Francisco, California. This AltEnergyMag.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years events.

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American wind power sets sights on doubling in five years

From WINDPOWER 2016By continuing to advance technology and lower costs, wind power, America's fastest growing new source of electricity, will stay on pace to grow to supply 10 percent of U.S. electricity by 2020. That's according to leading wind energy executives this morning during the American Wind Energy Association's WINDPOWER 2016 Conference and Exhibition, as thousands of attendees continued to file into the Western Hemisphere's largest wind energy industry event all year. 

Helping to grow wind energy in the U.S. are a mix of stable federal policy, passed late last year on a bipartisan vote by Congress, forward-looking states raising their renewable energy targets, and corporate and other non-utility buyers aiming to cut carbon pollution and pass savings onto American homeowners and businesses.   Full Press Release. 

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GreenPowerMonitor increases its growth and is a leading solar monitoring provider

According to "Global PV Monitoring 2016-2020" published by GTM Research, GreenPowerMonitor is one of the worldwide leading companies among independent providers of management, control and monitoring solutions for photovoltaic plants and ranks # 2 among ISV monitoring firms in the Americas utility-scale segment.

Online market place www.wind-turbine.com acquires Dutch portal

• Acquisition accelerates growth of the leading online market place for the wind industry • The move has added 2,300 international customers • Online marketing with the focus on energy transition and export promotion

OST BOLSTERS US TEAM, REACHES SOLAR AND WIND MILESTONE

Wind, solar and storage consultancy advises on 2GW of US projects, transfers Sion Haswell to head US investor engineering operations

WINDPOWER 2016 - GE Renewable Energy Introduces New Suite of Digital Wind Farm Apps

Five software applications built to enhance annual energy production and improve wind farm profitability Industrial wind apps include Energy Forecasting for business strategy optimization, Wind PowerUp* Services and Digital Plan of the Day to streamline site operations, and Diagnostics & Prognostics for turbine-level asset performance management All apps are built on GE's Predix* software platform and include cyber security protection for operational technology

CWIEME seminar unveils new frontiers of brushless PM motor technology

Dr. Dan M. Ionel - Professor of Electrical Engineering and L. Stanley Pigman Chair in Power at the University of Kentucky - used his seminar at the recent CWIEME Berlin exhibition to highlight record-breaking developments in the design and materials for brushless PM machines.

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AEE Solar - A Three Decade Commitment to Renewable Energy

AEE Solar - A Three Decade Commitment to Renewable Energy

AEE Solar was founded by David Katz 1979 as Alternative Energy Engineering with the goal of bringing renewable, non-polluting power to homes and businesses in the northern California coastal redwood region. Thirty years later, AEE continues to deliver the products, training and support needed to succeed. We supply resellers, contractors, integrators, and installers the field-tested, reliable products they need to design, install and maintain renewable energy systems.

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