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The Dynamic Road Ahead: England To Conduct Trials Of Dynamic Wireless Charging For Electric Cars

The popularity of electric cars in the UK has shot up over the last few years, with around 50,000 plug-in vehicles on the road, compared with just 3,500 in 2013. This huge increase in electric cars in 2015 has augmented because of a shift in the public’s approach towards e

Renewable Energy Readiness of Pakistan

Distribution companies are reluctant to expand grid into rural areas and revenues for tariffs cannot provide sufficient returns to recover the investment. Providing energy access to such villages through stand-alone off-grid solar systems or mini or micro-grids can provide t

SAENORE - South Asian Experts Network on Renewable Energy

SAENORE will create and maintain knowledge transfers amongst renewable energy experts in South Asia and it will work in the areas of Energy efficiency, Solar Energy, Wind Energy, Small Hydro Power, Bio-energy and Geothermal Energy.

Californians Are Getting Paid To Install Awesome Energy Storage Systems

SGIP stands for Self Generation Incentive Program, a way to motivate consumers to use alternative energy sources to generate and store their own electricity. The SGIP pays energy storage users over a dollar per watt.

The Fourth Industrial Revolution in the Energy Industry

The Fourth Industrial Revolution means providing a personalised energy experience for the consumers, prosumers and utility companies. Consumers and prosumers want to see their impact on their bill, the grid and the environment - and they want to be accountable for their ener

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Boeing delivers fuel cell energy storage system to U.S. Navy

Ryan Maass for UPI:  Boeing has delivered its reversible solid oxide fuel cell, for generating clean electricity, to the U.S. Navy for testing.

The fuel cell system is designed to generate, compress and store hydrogen from renewable sources such as wind and solar to produce zero-emissions electricity.Boeing's delivery to the Navy follows 16 months of development.

The technology is capable of both producing and storing energy. The first unit was commissioned on the Southern California power grid prior to its installation on the Navy's 'microgrid' for further testing.

"This fuel cell solution is an exciting new technology providing our customers with a flexible, affordable and environmentally progressive option for energy storage and power generation," Boeing Advanced Technology Programs director Lance Towers said.

Boeing officials say they were able to develop the fuel cell using their experience with the energy systems used for their unmanned undersea vehicles.  Cont'd...

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altE Adds National Electric Code Review Workshop Day to 2016 Annual Solar Installer Conference

Solar National Electric Code Expert, Dr. Sean White, to provide interactive class for solar installers and electric code inspectors at altE's 2016 Annual Solar Installer Conference

Corvus Energy wins Environmental Award at the 2016 Offshore Support Journal Conference, London.

The Environmental Award sponsored by Nor-Shipping is awarded to a company, project or product that has made a significant contribution to a reduction in the environmental footprint of the OSV industry.

skytron energy chosen for 86.2 MWp PV plant in South Africa

skytron energy's monitoring technology helps to regulate electricity in an energy intensive region

Advanced Biofuels USA's Joanne Ivancic Recognized as One of Top 100 People in the Advanced Bioeconomy by Biofuels Digest

Readers and editors of the international online publication, Biofuels Digest, for the sixth consecutive year, recognized Advanced Biofuels USA executive director Joanne Ivancic as one of the Top 100 People in the Advanced Bioeconomy.

Clean Energy Collective Co-Founds Community Solar Trade Association

Coalition for Community Solar Access to help cultivate community solar market growth.

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