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Avery Thompson for Popular Mechanics: By imitating the microscopic structure of a butterfly wing, a group of researchers designed a more efficient solar cell.
Not only is transitioning to 100% renewable energy possible, but the benefits far outweigh the costs and obstacles.
What did You Miss When You Bought Your Solar System? How to Assure You Save For Your Systems Life Time
Though there is a perception that maintenance costs money and a solar system should run on its own, preventative maintenance can increase your ROI by 25% and reduce your cost significantly.
The Panda bifacial modules are 1500Vdc capable and when compared to the traditional 1000Vdc systems the balance of systems (BOS) cost can be reduced from system design adjustments by 3%, which translates to almost 2 mil savings for a 10MW system
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University of Delaware: UD-led research team determines that constructing offshore wind turbines in port is the most cost effective method
John Fitzgerald Weaver for Electrek: Their goal in designing the Solar Block is to lower the cost and speed the deployment of utility-scale solar power. The units can be daisy chained into larger plants.
Nichola Groom for Reuters: The 10 fastest-growing U.S. solar markets between the second quarters of 2016 and 2017 were Western, Midwestern or Southern states that voted for Trump.
Eli Kintisch for Science: Floating wind turbines at sea could create up to three times as much electricity as turbines on land, increasing the energy potential for a technology that has yet to be proven at scale.
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Surya Utama Nuansa (SUN) is a one of the leading start-up renewable energy company focusing on solar energy. We are experienced as the industry frontrunner in power and automated solutions, providing innovative technologies that bring convenience to human kind and the most powerful impact can be achieved through the provision of electrical infrastructure.
$3.1M to UC Davis for pilot project that could reduce strain on grid during peak hours.
Amazon Launches Biggest Wind Farm Yet - Company's Renewable Energy Projects Will Together Generate Enough Clean Energy to Power More Than 330,000 Homes
-Amazon Wind Farm Texas will generate over 1,000,000 MWh of clean wind energy each year -Amazon has launched 18 wind and solar projects across the U.S., with more to come
Antaisolar, the solar solution provider in China, has been chosen for providing solar racking in Zhoushan island, Zhengjiang province.
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Surrette Battery Company, the exclusive manufacturer of Rolls Battery, is one of North America's leading lead-acid battery manufacturers. Established in 1935, with a production facility in Salem, Massachusetts, Surrette Battery Company relocated to Canada in 1959 and is the Nation's only remaining independent battery manufacturer.