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Solar & Wind Cheaper To Replace Coal In UK Than Biomass

Joshua S Hill for CleanTechnica:  A new study has concluded that transitioning to wind and solar power would be a cheaper option for the United Kingdom to replace its coal fleet than using biomass electricity generation. According to a new study published this week b

What is a Stacked Perovskite/CIGS Solar Module?

As this result shows that the combination of two PV technologies can outperform the power generation of single junctions the significance of this result shouldn’t be underestimated as it breaks the current limitations of solar technology and shows that higher performing mo

Digitization and the Evolving Utility: The Song Remains the Same

Energy suppliers face change. New forms of alternative energies, new network technologies and the transition to the digital world all present challenges. There are lessons to be learned about how to make the new world work.

Will the World Do Enough to Improve the Use of Sustainable Energy by 2020?

The need for renewable energy is high, but governments need to commit to salvation of the future. Short-term goals shouldn’t come at the cost of our future.

Idaho company debuts solar power sidewalks

Nicholas K. Geranios for AP:  Scott Brusaw has a vision for the nation's roads. He believes the solar-powered glass pavers his company makes could transform thousands of miles of pavement into a new energy source. His business, Solar Roadways, recently un

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Europe's offshore wind industry booming as costs fall

The Guardian:  On a sunny October morning, our boat passes the run-down relicts of Liverpool’s maritime past and heads down the river Mersey and into the Irish Sea. As we steam offshore, I see in the distance a cluster of tall structures that soon reveal themselves to be towers of a wind turbine array. Arriving at the windfarm, six miles offshore, the turbines rise as high as 650ft, taller than the tallest church in the world. Each of the turbines’ three shiny metallic rotor blades is nearly 300ft long.

“A single rotation of an eight-megawatt turbine will cover the daily electricity consumption of an average British household,” says Benj Sykes, vice president of Dong Energy Wind Power, the company that is constructing and co-owns this wind project, as the boat rocks in five-foot swells.  Cont'd...

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JLM Energy Places 4 MW Purchase Order for Ideal Power's 30kW and 125kW Power Conversion Systems

For commercial battery energy storage systems and microgrid projects

Smart Grid, Battery Storage and Efficiency Companies Bring in $102 Million in Venture Capital Funding in Q3 2016

$625 million goes to Battery Storage residential and commercial project funds

NREL to Lead New Consortium to Develop Advanced Water Splitting Materials for Hydrogen Production

HydroGEN Consortium to accelerate R&D and deployment

Energy Toolbase Joins the Green Button Alliance

Innovative Software Provider for Solar and Energy Storage Market Leverages Green Button Energy Usage Data; To Collaborate on Growing Green Button Ecosystem

EXERGY ACHIEVE ANOTHER SUCCESS IN TURKEY: new contract signed with repeat customer Bestepeler Enerji for a 24 MWe geothermal power plant

This new contract raises EXERGY porfolio to 360MWe with 336 MWe representing geothermal applications.

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