Solar & Wind - Articles, Stories & Interviews

How Will the Eclipse Affect Solar Power?

Electricity generation for the entire country will be somewhat affected by the eclipse, but some states will see a larger drop in solar power than others, depending on how much of the sun is blocked by the moon in their specific location. Fortunately, there are plenty of ene

Solar panels: Nanotechnology gives green energy a green color

American Institute of Physics via Science Daily: Researchers have created green solar panels using soft imprint lithography to print an array of nanocylinders that scatter green light

AltEnergyMag.com - Special Tradeshow Coverage of Solar Power International 2017

Solar Power International 2017 will take place from September 10th to 13th in Las Vegas, Nevada. This AltEnergyMag.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years events.

Solar Power International 2017 Q&A with SolarRoofHook

This year we will be demonstrating how our products work by attaching them to mock roofs. Installers will also be able to speak directly with our Sales team to learn more about new products.

Solar Power International 2017 Q&A with QuickMount PV

We offer a full range of mounting solutions for comp/asphalt shingle, tile, metal shingle, shake, slate and low slope commercial roofs. In addition, we will showcase Quick Rack, our patented rail-free mounting system.

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Senators fight proposed tariffs on solar panels

Timothy Cama for The Hill: A bipartisan group of senators is expressing “deep concern” over a federal agency considering potential trade penalties for imported solar panel technology.

Solar eclipse 2017: how the solar power industry is prepping for a huge sunlight blip

Annette Choi for VOX: A model predicts the impact of the eclipse on the national solar energy supply will be greatest at 13:40 PM on August 21 while the eclipse is passing over Wyoming.

Sono Motors unveils its solar and battery-powered electric car

Fred Lambert for Electrek: German electric car startup Sono Motors unveiled the crowdfunded prototype of its battery and solar-powered vehicle; the Sion.

Panel beaters: Australia utilities branch out as customers shift to solar

Sonali Paul for Reuters: One of Australia's leading power suppliers, AGL Energy (AGL.AX), has offered cheap batteries to 1,000 homes with solar panels as part of what it describes as the world's biggest "virtual power plant" in Adelaide, South Australia, a state plagued by

Solar & Wind - News Headlines

SOLAREDGE TO LIVE BROADCAST SOLAR ECLIPSE FROM ITS PV MONITORING PLATFORM

The broadcast can be viewed at: https://www3.solaredge.com/us/pveclipsetracking. "Being one of nature's most magnificent events, the solar eclipse is a reminder of the importance of sunlight in all our lives.

Broad, Bipartisan Opposition to Solar Tariffs as ITC Hears Trade Case

Hundreds of workers rally in Washington to protect their jobs

Array Technologies Completes 102 MW (ac) Installation in Texas

RES selects DuraTrack® HZ v3 for installation advantages and reliable long-term performance

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Quick Mount PV

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