Solar & Wind - 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.”

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.

Off-grid Solar-Powered Charging Stations

A certain creatively charged atmosphere is generated by people hanging out and charging their phones—it’s an environment that can create a market opportunity for public-space owners who want to attract people to linger at their sites.

How and Why: Bio-solar House

This Bio-Solar home of Soontorn Booyantikam can harvest 20 to 25 gallons of water per day, the air conditioning produces 8 gallons of condensation. Rain and dew also do not go to waste and gets collected from the roof, the amount varies from season to season.

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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.

World's largest wind turbines may double in size before 2024

Jillian Ambrose for Telegraph: The wind developer behind the world’s largest working wind turbines has said the size of its giant offshore blades, currently in UK waters, will double again within seven years.

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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.

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Lg Solar Unveils Neon R With Enhanced Aesthetics And Energy Savings

Lg Solar Unveils Neon R With Enhanced Aesthetics And Energy Savings

The NeON R module features "Back Contact" cell technology delivering an entirely black panel that is aesthetically pleasing and energy efficient. The cell's seamless, surface blends perfectly into nearly all rooftop designs while the module's electrodes are positioned on the rear of the cell. Using LG's N-type cell structure, the panels produce 365W of energy, up to 7.3kWp, compared to 5.8kWp of the p-type cell. The module's new design minimizes LID, thereby delivering a longer lifespan and increased energy output.

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