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Exploring Federal Funding Avenues for Cutting-Edge Research and Development

Federally funded research projects create strong ecosystems that result in new products and services, new industries, policies, innovation and regulations. The White House recently released a memorandum outlining its research priorities for 2025.

The Talk of the Neighborhood: A Residential ESS Case Study

How a Retiree Impressed His Neighbors, Reduced His Energy Bill and Increased His Energy Storage Capabilities with Solar Panels and Home 8 Energy Storage System.

Evolution of Raw Materials in Green Hydrogen Production: A Comparative Analysis of Current Trends and Technologies

Recognized for its versatility and potential as a clean energy carrier, hydrogen is poised to address the energy requirements of various sectors, including heavy industry, transportation, and power generation.

The Construction Procurement Process, Explained

How companies organize their procurement team and the technology they choose to manage the process can make a huge difference in building project costs.

How NREL Helps Startups From the Beginning

To put it simply: Antora Energy, a startup focused on decarbonizing industry by converting low-cost, intermittent renewable electricity into reliable industrial energy, would not be where it is today without the help of the U.S. Department of Energy’s NREL.

Digging Deep to Preserve the Longevity of Solar

Asset owners increasingly are seeking longer design lives for their solar power plants. While 25 years was the accepted standard for the last two decades, power plant life spans now are being pushed out to three or four decades.

Biomass One’s Journey to Improving Power Plant Fire Protection

In this article, we delve into the success story of Biomass One and shed light on the key role played by the Intelligent Early Fire Detection (iEFD) solution provided by MoviTHERM.

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Photovoltaic installers expect the installation of charging stations to become increasingly important in their field of business

More than 80 percent of the installers surveyed offer photovoltaic systems in addition to charging stations for electric cars, and around 10 percent even identify primarily as solar installers.

What the Renewables Industry Needs to Learn From Coal and Oil About Worker Safety

Green power installation and expansion are happening faster than standards and instruction recommendations can keep up.

Avangrid Pilots Mobile Robot Dog to Advance Substation Inspections with Artificial Intelligence

Company collaborating with Levatas and Boston Dynamics to launch pilot project. Among utility industry’s pioneers using artificial intelligence to detect and analyze substation equipment

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Ascent Solar Technologies to Fly Space Solar Modules on NASA's Upcoming LISA-T Mission

The mission, led by NASA's Space Technology Mission Directorate and the agency's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, will demonstrate the capability to deploy large-area arrays on lightweight, low-cost and small spacecraft.

First Solar Releases Study Analyzing Economic Impact of American Manufacturing and Supply Chain Investments

-First Solar forecast to support over 30,000 direct, indirect, and induced jobs representing approximately $2.8 bn in labor income in 2026. -Study reveals that every First Solar job in 2026 is expected to support 7.3 jobs across the nation. -Solar manufacturer expected to add $5 bn in value and over $10 bn in output to 2026 US economy.

PowMr Launches Revolutionary POW-SunSmart 8KL3 and 12KL3 Off-Grid Inverters, Setting New Standards in Off-Grid Solution

Engineered to meet the evolving needs of consumers seeking reliable and affordable energy independence, these state-of-the-art inverters are set to redefine off-grid power solutions worldwide.

New EV Charging Provider V-Go Join Forces with Replenishh as Exclusive Launch Partner

V-Go's new home, workplace and commercial smart charging range will be available through our exclusive launch distributor Replenishh who will provide full trade facilities and online purchasing.

Perovskite Solar Cells Lighting Up the Path to a Greener Planet

Perovskite solar cell market size is estimated to grow from USD 94.8 million in 2022 to USD 2,479.2 million by 2032, growing at a double-digit CAGR of 38.1% from 2023 to 2032.

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