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Industrializing Offshore Wind Energy Development

University of Delaware: UD-led research team determines that constructing offshore wind turbines in port is the most cost effective method

Is It Possible for the World to Run on 100% Renewable Energy?

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.

Yingli Solar’s PANDA Bifacial Solar Module

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

Trump's Solar Tariff Confusion Creates An Opportunity

The solar sector is reeling from confusion, and stock prices are reeling right along with it.

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Solar farm in a box - 500 homes worth of solar power in a standardized kit

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.

Offshore wind farms have powerful advantage over land-based turbines, study finds

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.

Solar-Powered Cars Compete in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge

Justin Hughes for The Drive: The 30th anniversary of the solar car race shows how far technology has progressed since its inception.

Elon Musk says he can rebuild Puerto Rico's power grid with solar

BBC: Renewable energy entrepreneur Elon Musk says he could rebuild Puerto Rico's shattered electrical infrastructure with his solar energy technology.

Solar & Wind - News Headlines

Sunnova Energy Corporation Begins Battery Installations for Residential Solar Customers

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 racking chosen for 14.4MW rooftop project in zhoushan island, Zhejiang

Antaisolar, the solar solution provider in China, has been chosen for providing solar racking in Zhoushan island, Zhengjiang province.

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Solar Flexrack - Tdp 2.0 Solar Tracker With Balancetrac

Solar Flexrack - Tdp 2.0 Solar Tracker With Balancetrac

Solar FlexRack's latest solar tracker technology bundles an advanced tracker design with a full team of seasoned engineering and installation experts at your service. The next-generation solar tracker delivers a package of features that both enable increased energy yields for commercial and utility-scale solar installations, and significantly reduce project risks. That translates to smart installation cost-savings across your project budget.

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AllEarth Renewables, Inc

AllEarth Renewables, Inc

AllEarth Renewables is the designer and manufacturer of the AllEarth Solar Tracker, a complete grid-tied, dual-axis solar electric system that uses GPS technology to follow the sun, producing up to 45% more energy than fixed systems. With over 30 years of experience in the renewable energy industry, AllEarth Renewables has become the nation's leading solar tracker company.