Alternative Energy - Articles, Stories & Interviews

Arizona utility signs game-changing deal cutting solar power prices in half

Joe Romm for ThinkProgress: Tucson Electric Power to buy new solar power at under 3 cents per kWh, a “historically low price.”

Reverse mode fuel cells for energy storage

Although it requires the hydrogen handling infrastructure to be set up, the use of fuel cell systems in reversing mode for alternating power storage and power generation within a unique system boundary is a readily available engineering solution to the issues currently conne

Intersolar Q&A with Jeff Myles of Rolls Battery

Rolls is excited to announce the expansion of our 5000 Series range with the launch of select premium models with enhanced charge performance and added capacity. With improved charge efficiency at lower voltages, these models require shorter recharge times which is especiall

AltEnergyMag.com – Intersolar Q&A with SolarMax

According to the motto “Smarter, Lighter and more Compact” the MaxStorage TP-S will be a very appropriate solution for private applications.

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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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Industry asserts 'brand new attitude' at WINDPOWER 2017

U.S. wind industry leaders and the leader of the California Senate described the mounting economic benefits of increased wind power as thousands arrived in Anaheim for the American Wind Energy Association’s annual WINDPOWER Conference and Exhibition.

India's plan to tax solar panels higher than coal prompts alarm

Kiran Stacey for Financial Times: Renewables sector and foreign investors complain GST will drive up prices

The World's Largest Floating PV Power Plant of 40MW Connected to the Grid

Sungrow, the global leading PV inverter system solution supplier, announced that the world's largest floating PV power plant of 40MW with Sungrow's PV inverters utilized has been successfully connected to the grid in Huainan, China.

Scientists propose better battery system for smart home use

Phys.org: Smart homes need smart batteries. Current systems overuse power, which can shorten the life of batteries and the devices they power. Future batteries may get an intelligence boost to mitigate the problem.

Alternative Energy - News Headlines

Speed equals efficiency when it comes to green energy storage batteries

iDemand Energy Storage offers charge controller that doesn't require a second inverter, saving time and money

UK solar generation breaks new record

Overtakes electricity generated by nuclear for the first-time ever

SolarWorld Americas Inc. Joins Section 201 Trade Action to Address Global Import Surge

SolarWorld has joined the case as the company plans for ongoing operations in a U.S. solar marketplace that remains highly distorted by state-sponsored overcapacity and exports from China and other countries.

SEIA Statement on SolarWorld Joining Section 201 Trade Case

Following is a statement from Abigail Ross Hopper, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), on today's announcement that SolarWorld Americas Inc. has joined the Section 201 trade action:

Natcore Technology to Present Paper to IEEE Photovoltaic Conference

"This will be the first time that the Natcore Foil Cell™ will be exposed in detail to the PV scientific community": Provini

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