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AltEnergyMag Newsletter - Feb 3/16

AltEnergyMag.com - Special Tradeshow Coverage of Solar Power PV Conference & Expo

AltEnergyMag Newsletter
AltEnergyMag Newsletter - Feb 3/16
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AltEnergyMag.com - Special Tradeshow Coverage of Solar Power PV Conference & Expo

Solar Power PV Conference & Expo 2016 will be held from February 24th - 25th in Boston.

NREL Launches Sustainable Mobility Initiative, Joins CDOT Partnership

NREL's Sustainable Mobility Initiative approaches transportation as an integrated system, where travelers and transportation resources are viewed as a dynamic network that can be used to optimize mobility and significantly reduce related energy consumption and emissions.

EnergySage - 2015 Solar Installer Survey Report

We are noticing a major shift in the way today's homeowners shop for solar. The era of the solar "hard sell" is coming to an end - solar shoppers are educating themselves about all their options beforehand, and placing more value in the ability to compare multiple quotes before they commit.

Advancing Solar Storage Solutions

As battery storage solutions advance and become more available, our reliance on fossil fuels will decrease and grid reliability will increase, putting us on the right track to a sustainable future.

Why You Should Start Investing in Solar

A solar-powered home reduces carbon emissions by 3-4 tons annually, equivalent to planting 100 trees every year).

Introducing ManufacturingTomorrow 

Our new Online Trade Magazine devoted to Industry 4.0, Advanced Manufacturing and Factory Automation. With fresh articles, case studies and interesting news from around the industry and the globe ManufacturingTomorrow is on its way to be a leading resource whether you work in the manufacturing and 3D printing field or just share an interest for everything manufacturing.

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>>> Stories of the Day

France to pave 1000km of roads with solar panels

Derek Markham for TreeHugger:  Over the next five years, France will install some 621 miles (1,000km) of solar roadway using Colas' Wattway solar pavement.

California narrowly upholds critical solar policy

NICHOLA GROOM for Reuters:  California, which boasts more than half of the households with solar panels in the United States, on Thursday extended a policy that has underpinned the rooftop solar industry's dramatic growth over the last decade.

1.2-million sq. ft. solar panel 'Gigafactory' in Buffalo almost ready, will make 1 GW/year

Michael Graham Richard for TreeHugger:  Soon after SolarCity acquired solar panel maker Silevo in the summer of 2014, it announced the construction of a 1.2-million-square-foot 'Solar Gigafactory' in Buffalo, New York. The move had two main goals: 1) For the solar installer to get its own secure supply of high-efficiency solar panels (Silevo panels are currently 21% efficient, but the company claims that they can get to 24%) and 2) drive down the cost of the panels and of installing them.

The Two Things To Note In The DOE's Solar + Storage Initiative

Michael Kanellos  for Forbes:  The Department of Energy doled out $18 million in grants this week as part of an effort to drive down the cost of solar plus storage down to less than 14 cents a kilowatt hour. The DOE, under its SunShot program, has long had a goal of driving down the cost of solar alone to 6 cents per kWh by 2020.  So far, the program has hit its milestones.

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>>> Featured Product

Kipp & Zonen - Smart SMP Pyranometers

Equipped with an extremely low power, smart interface the Smart SMP pyranometers offer industry standard digital and amplified analog outputs within the well-known CMP series housings. The output range is programmed so that all SMP pyranometers have identical sensitivities, allowing easy installation and exchange for recalibration. Serial communication allows access to measurement data, instrument status, operating parameters and calibration history. Building on the proven CMP Series design and technology that is used around the world, the new SMP pyranometers add digital signal processing and interfaces optimised for industrial data acquisition and control systems.

Learn More About Kipp & Zonen USA Inc.

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>>> Featured Company

Array Technologies, Inc.

Array Technologies, Inc is the leading U.S.-based manufacturer of smart, cost-effective, reliable and robust solar tracking systems. We work to provide utilities, corporations, small businesses, and homeowners the right system for each project, whatever its scale, location or requirements.

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News
Ice Energy Introduces Ice Bear 20, an Ice Battery That Manages Residential Cooling Load for Utilities
US Continues Solar Installation Boom, with Extended Investment Tax Credit, IHS Says
ManufacturingTomorrow.com launches its Online Trade Magazine
SolarWorld Partners with sonnen to Launch Energy Storage Solutions
Solar Industry Commends California Public Utilities Commission for Maintaining Net Metering
Events
WORLD SMART ENERGY WEEK 2016
Mar 02 - 04 2016, Tokyo, Japan
TECHOMEX
Mar 21 - 23 2016, Orlando, FL
INTERSOLAR SUMMIT USA 2016
Mar 24 - 24 2016, Brooklyn, New York
ALL-ENERGY
May 04 - 06 2016, SECC, Glasgow
RENEWABLEUK REGATTA 2016
May 10 - 11 2016, The Solent, Hampshire, UK
AWEA WINDPOWER CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION
May 23 - 26 2016, New Orleans, LA
 
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