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AltEnergyMag Newsletter - Apr 22/15

Wind Energy Timeline - From Persian Windmills Crushing Grains to Vesta's Wind Turbines Churning out 8 MW of Output

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AltEnergyMag Newsletter - Apr 22/15
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Wind Energy Timeline – From Persian Windmills Crushing Grains to Vesta’s Wind Turbines Churning out 8 MW of Output

The global wind power market continues to rapidly expand in 2015. It is expected that global wind energy production will surpass 65 gigawatts by 2020!

Improving Solar Tracker Performance With SMARTracking™

This case study is based on a real project in South West France. Results have been validated by an independent third party.

Solar Energy Index Outperforms S&P in Q1 2015

Similar to the S&P 500 Index, the Solar Stock Index is a market cap weighted composite index.

Storing Energy by Making Ice

Ice Energy has been awarded a five-year contract from Riverside Public Utilities to provide 5 megawatts of behind-the-meter thermal energy storage using Ice Energy’s proprietary Ice Bear system.

Wind Engineers Salary & Employer Trends

Wind engineers are in heavy demand as Wind Energy becomes a stable source for alternative energy. Our research explored salary levels for Wind Engineers across the US and key employers.

Using EagleView and Pictometry to Determine Solar Suitability and Prepare a Proposal

Contractors can access high-resolution aerial imagery of properties - top-down and north, south, east and west views.

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Toshiba Begins Operation of Independent Energy Supply System Utilizing Renewable Energy and Hydrogen

Toshiba Corporation announced the start of demonstration operation of H2One, an independent energy supply system based on renewable energy and use of hydrogen as a fuel for power generation. Kawasaki City and Toshiba have installed the system at the Kawasaki Marien public facility and Higashi-Ogishima-Naka Park in the Kawasaki Port area.

Top 5 Richest Tycoons in Renewable Energy

The growth of the solar industry is truly astounding, particularly in China, the world’s solar leader. Between 2011 and 2012 the Chinese solar market grew by 500 percent. According to a 2014 report by Frost & Sullivan, a consulting firm, the global solar market earned revenues of nearly $60 billion in 2013. The firm estimates that by 2020 it will double to $137.2 billion.

The $5 Billion Race to Build a Better Battery

Professor Donald Sadoway remembers chuckling at an e-mail in August 2009 from a woman claiming to represent Bill Gates. The world’s richest man had taken Sadoway’s Introduction to Solid State Chemistry online, the message explained. Gates wondered if he could meet the guy teaching the popular MIT course the next time the billionaire was in the Boston area, Bloomberg Markets magazine will report in its May issue. 

Wind Power Creates 30,000 Texas Jobs, Generates $85 million in Taxes

The boom in West Texas wind-powered electricity generation has delivered a major economic boost to the region, including creation of over 40 new businesses and 30,000 construction jobs in 57 West Texas counties since 2001, according to data collected by Public Citizen’s Texas office.

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AEE Solar - A Three Decade Commitment to Renewable Energy

AEE Solar was founded by David Katz 1979 as Alternative Energy Engineering with the goal of bringing renewable, non-polluting power to homes and businesses in the northern California coastal redwood region. Thirty years later, AEE continues to deliver the products, training and support needed to succeed. We supply resellers, contractors, integrators, and installers the field-tested, reliable products they need to design, install and maintain renewable energy systems.

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Exosun provides global solutions for utility-scale PV plants equipped with solar trackers. As a solar engineering company, Exosun designs, develops, and supplies a range of patented solar trackers. They offer some of the lowest life-cycle costs on the market, delivered with a full range of associated engineering services. The company's mission is to drive down the cost of the solar kilowatt-hour with the use of efficient, optimized solar tracking systems designed for PV and CPV installations.

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NRG Home's New Solar/Water Bundle Helps Residents More Efficiently Use Resources

SMA Announces Educational Roadshow, Releases U.S. Schedule


RT-E [Mount] AIR from Roof Tech Quickly Solves a Range of Challenges for Acushnet Alternative

Kyocera TCL Solar Inaugurates Floating Mega Solar Power Plants in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan



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