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Solar panels to be fitted on 250 trains in India

Climate Action UN: According to local reports, Indian Railways will install flexible solar panels and batteries to power lights and fans on board 250 of the network’s trains.

Global Wind And Solar Costs To Fall Even Faster, While Coal Fades Even In China And India

This year's forecast from BNEF sees solar energy costs dropping a further 66% by 2040, and onshore wind by 47%, with renewables undercutting the majority of existing fossil power stations by 2030

Why Design Matters for Solar O&M

When evaluating SATs, I want to consider whether the failure of any individual hardware component could threaten the system’s overall production. In the case of a decentralized SAT, for example, each row’s independent motor is powered by its own dedicated solar panel (wi

3 Ways to Prevent a Solavalanche

Because the face of solar panels are fabricated from glass, there’s no surface area/friction for snow to grip onto, and nothing to stop it from building up, eventually releasing in an avalanche manner, in the form of what we Alpine-ites like to refer to as a solavalanche.

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AltEnergyMag.com - Special Tradeshow Coverage of Intersolar & EES

Intersolar & EES North America run July 10th - 13th 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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Future trucks fueled by hydrogen created with solar power: Exhaust? Pure water vapor

Science Daily: Heavy-duty trucks will soon be driving around in Trondheim, Norway, fuelled by hydrogen created with solar power, and emitting only pure water vapour as "exhaust."

Why rising temperatures don't make solar power rise

Isha Salian for San Francisco Chronicle: Sunny skies sound like a positive for energy production, but this week’s heatwave in California isn’t a boon for solar power.

Can Offshore Wind Power Revive U.S. Ports?

Benjamin Storrow for Scientific American: Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey and Maryland are all eyeing up manufacturing and maintenance businesses that would support wind energy

U.S. Reports a Major Milestone in Wind and Solar Power

Bobby Magill for Scientific American: 10 percent of electricity generated in the country in March came from these renewables

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Leading power industry event announces final keynote

POWER-GEN Europe and Renewable Energy World Europe 2017, the prominent conference and exhibition for the international power and renewable industries, has unveiled the final industry-leading speaker at the Joint Opening Keynote.

Panasonic HIT® Solar Module Achieves World's Leading Output Temperature Coefficient(1) at -0.258%/°C

The improved output of the temperature coefficient results in a nearly 50% reduction in necessary power generation during the hot summer months

Sun Bandit Produces Solar Hot Water In Sub-Zero Temperatures to Heat Dwellings and Grow Fresh Produce North of the Arctic Circle

Freeze-Resistant Properties Allow World's First Certified PV-Powered Solar Water Heating System to Heat Water, Channel Stored Energy to Feed Radiant Wall and Floor Heating and Extend Growing Season for Hydroponically Produced Fresh Vegetables In Sub-Zero Temperatures

MERSEN TO EXHIBIT DURING EES NORTH AMERICA / INTERSOLAR NORTH AMERICA, JULY 11-13, 2017.

Mersen will showcase its broad line of innovative bus bar, cooling, surge protection and Over Current Protection Devices solutions for the Electrical Energy Storage and Solar Applications during the EES North America / Intersolar North America, July 11-13, 2017 in San Francisco, California.

Ideal Power Delivers Hybrid Microgrid to Island Business

200 Kilowatt / 300 Kilowatt Hour Solar-Plus-Storage System Enables Off-Grid Building to Reduce Reliance on Diesel Fuel Through Cost-Effective Renewable Power.

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