SunPower Embraces Drones and Robots to Help Evolve Its Solar Farms

Katie Fehrenbacher for Fortune:  Solar panel maker and farm developer SunPower is embracing the latest in computing technology to help lower the cost of its solar panel farms while minimizing the impact that the farms have on land.

The Richmond, Calif.-based company on Tuesday announced an array of new technology that it’s using to design, build, operate, and monitor big solar panel farms that are built to sell energy to utilities and large companies.  Cont'd...

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FUGRO FOCUSES ON INNOVATION AT WIND ENERGY, HAMBURG

The Fugro stand at Wind Energy, Hamburg will feature a selection of recent innovations that reduce costs and improve efficiency in the development of offshore wind farms.

Itek Energy Releases New High-Efficiency SE Solar PV Module

Itek Energy announces the release of its SE Solar PV Module, with updates including higher-efficiency PERC cells and a PID-free certification after 500 hours of testing.

Natural Power takes WindEnergy Hamburg by storm

Natural Power is set to attend the world's leading expo for wind energy, WindEnergy Hamburg, from 27th - 30th September at the Hamburg Messe Exhibition Center, Germany.

More than Three-Quarters of Americans Say Next President Should Speed Up Adoption of Renewable Energy

Public Opinion Split over Whether Elected Leaders Fully Understand Fossil Fuel Costs

Wind turbine operators benefit from digitalised inspection

TÜV SÜD presents a smart solution for inspecting wind turbines and systematically evaluating the findings. The solution enables results to be recorded on site using mobile devices and saved in a database in a structured manner in accordance with the RDS-PP® industry standard. TÜV SÜD's smart inspection system can be used for onshore and offshore wind turbines.

FUGRO'S CABLE LAY SPREAD REDUCES VESSEL DOWNTIME AT OFFSHORE WIND FARM DEVELOPMENTS

An innovative development by Fugro for its work class remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) has been utilised successfully in cable lay touchdown monitoring operations at the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm (off the coast of Southern England). A new track base unit, fitted to its FCV ROV, has been introduced to ensure highly accurate cable positioning during cable lay operations in strong currents.

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Continued Reductions in Wind Energy Costs

Experts anticipate cost reductions of 24%-30% by 2030 and 35%-41% by 2050, under a median or 'best guess' scenario, driven by bigger and more efficient turbines, lower capital and operating costs, and other advancements

Solar on Houses Needed for 2020 Target

In the last ten years, the installed global solar energy capacity has multiplied nearly 50 times. The cost of purchasing and installing a solar panel has decreased by 80 percent in five years and is still falling. The comparable cost of electricity generation has made solar energy the cheapest energy source today, from being the most expensive only six years ago. This is truly a green revolution.

IREC's National 3iAwards Presented For Innovation, Ingenuity & Inspiration in Clean Energy

Winners Announced at Awards Ceremony at Solar Power International

New software program can enhance utility of small hydropower in growing economies

Hydropower generation relies on water flow and head to generate energy, SHPP can be installed in any system where these factors are available.

Drones, Robots and Fully Integrated Design: Third-Generation SunPower® Oasis® Platform Reinvents Solar Power Plants

More than 700 Megawatts Awarded To Date

REC Solar Surpasses 100 Installations for Agriculture Industry with Latest Installation for Renewables Leader Taylor Farms

Solar pacesetter completes milestone project for longstanding customer

Siemens to build offshore wind project with innovative foundations and cable systems

-Gravity jacket concept for cost-efficient foundations -First offshore installation of SWT-7.0-154 wind turbine including 66kV transformer, cable and switchgear -Cable in pipe for cost-efficient cable systems

SPI 2016 - Antaisolar at Solar Power International

The SPI 2016 took place at Las Vegas Convention Center on 12th-15th September. This yearly event generates success for solar energy professionals and global solar industry.

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