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The Home Depot Converting 50 Rooftops to Solar Farms

The project will reduce electricity grid demand by an estimated 30 to 35 percent annually at each Home Depot store; the equivalent of powering 2,300 average U.S. homes for a year.

Tech Guru Unveils New Battery To Challenge Lithium-Ion

The three main possible applications of the new alkaline battery technology would be consumer electronics, electric cars, and energy storage for the power grid, according to the developers.

How Will the Eclipse Affect Solar Power?

Electricity generation for the entire country will be somewhat affected by the eclipse, but some states will see a larger drop in solar power than others, depending on how much of the sun is blocked by the moon in their specific location. Fortunately, there are plenty of ene

AltEnergyMag.com - Special Tradeshow Coverage of Solar Power International 2017

Solar Power International 2017 will take place from September 10th to 13th in Las Vegas, Nevada. This AltEnergyMag.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years events.

How the Mining Industry Can Win with Renewables

In sustainability terms, RMI estimates that electrification and deployment of renewables in the mining industry could reduce up to a gigaton of carbon emissions from the sector.

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Solar panels: Nanotechnology gives green energy a green color

American Institute of Physics via Science Daily: Researchers have created green solar panels using soft imprint lithography to print an array of nanocylinders that scatter green light

Senators fight proposed tariffs on solar panels

Timothy Cama for The Hill: A bipartisan group of senators is expressing “deep concern” over a federal agency considering potential trade penalties for imported solar panel technology.

Solar eclipse 2017: how the solar power industry is prepping for a huge sunlight blip

Annette Choi for VOX: A model predicts the impact of the eclipse on the national solar energy supply will be greatest at 13:40 PM on August 21 while the eclipse is passing over Wyoming.

Mazda Combustion Technology News Sends Jolt Through Electric Car Industry

John Harrington for 247WallStreet: Mazda said in a press release that the engine technology will be up to 30% more efficient than the carmaker’s conventional systems. It hopes to have the system ready for 2019 models.

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Current, powered by GE Helps Home Depot Expand Rooftop Solar Energy to 30 East Coast Stores

-Current is building 30 onsite solar energy power plants at Home Depot locations in New Jersey, Connecticut, Maryland and Washington, DC -Each store will reduce electricity grid demand by an estimated 30 to 35 percent annually -Select stores to collect data with digital metering and weather sensing technology

Intersolar South America - BREAKING LAST YEAR'S RECORDS AGAIN!

Intersolar South America will open its doors from August 22-24, 2017.

Explore the Advances in Chemical Engineering

Conference Series Ltd. extends a cordial welcome to all the Scientists, Researchers, Research fellows, Corporate personnel, Students, Professors and members across the globe related to Chemical Engineering departments to attend its upcoming conference, 2nd International Conference on Advances in Chemical Engineering and Technology, scheduled during November 16-17,2017 at Paris, France with the theme, Exploring the latest trends in Chemical Engineering.

SOLAREDGE TO LIVE BROADCAST SOLAR ECLIPSE FROM ITS PV MONITORING PLATFORM

The broadcast can be viewed at: https://www3.solaredge.com/us/pveclipsetracking. "Being one of nature's most magnificent events, the solar eclipse is a reminder of the importance of sunlight in all our lives.

Lisa O'Neill joins GEM Energy as Customer CARE Manager

Lisa O'Neill has accepted the position of Customer CARE (Customer Assurance, Review and Evaluation) Manager with GEM Energy, of the Rudolph Libbe Group.

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