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SMA Feeds Power to the Grid so New Jersey Food Bank Can Feed Families in Need

Collectively, the solar installation donated to the pantry will relieve an annual electrical bill exceeding $10,500. Going forward, the new 33 KW system will mean those funds can instead be allocated to purchasing food for pantry clients—enough food to prepare 6,360 meals.

ENERGY TRANSITION INVESTMENT HIT $500 BILLION IN 2020 - FOR FIRST TIME

The world invested unprecedented amounts in low-carbon assets last year, from renewables to cleaner transport, energy storage to electric heat

Google Announces Plans for Clean Data Center Solutions

The COVID-19 pandemic, upon initial lockdowns and social distancing orders, showed that fast change is possible with the right tools. While pollution drops haven’t lasted, a way forward is clear.

Solar Wind Could Replace Solar Energy

As the solar wind streams toward Earth, it carries the Sun’s magnetic field. Moving very fast, it hits into the Earth’s magnetic field, causing a shock to our magnetic protection, which results in turbulence.

S-5-PVKIT®2.0 & S-5-S Mini - KC Bailey Orchards Case Study

The Bailey’s goal is to integrate a vertically holistic approach to fruit growing and operating their orchard utilizing sustainable materials and renewable energy sources, thereby reducing their carbon footprint and working towards their goal of running a net-zero farm.

The Road to Greener Hydrogen - Hydrogen Now Isn’t Everything That Hydrogen Could Be

Whether hydrogen fuel holds the key to delivering widespread renewable power remains under heavy debate. What cannot be argued is the shear investment that backers are putting into the energy source — as much as 470 billion euros by 2050.

Panasonic Expands EverVolt™ Portfolio with New High Power, High Efficiency Solar Modules

EverVolt modules are more resistant to the effects of shade than conventional panels as the cells’ connections are split in parallel, so even if one part is shaded, another parallel connected part can generate the electricity.

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How Optimized Energy Management Delivers Reliability, Efficiency and Sustainability at the Fekola Gold Mine

The addition of a 35MWp solar photovoltaic (PV) plant and 17MW/15MWh of energy storage to the existing 64MW thermal engine plant was decided. This new energy mix is anticipated to save over 13 million litres of fuel

Intersolar North America and Energy Storage North America Announce Launch of Solar + Storage Webinar Series

Today’s Progress, Tomorrow’s Promise, a free webinar series designed to educate and energize solar + storage professionals ahead of its inaugural collaborative conference and tradeshow set for July 14-16.

The Benefits of Pairing Geothermal With PV Systems

There are many advantages to enjoy when you use renewable energy. Did you know that you can incorporate more than one source to reap even more benefits? Take a look at why you might combine geothermal with photovoltaic or PV systems for maximum results.

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EV Battery Tech commences pre-orders on the Home ESS SmartWall

Two weeks after the Company announced the specifications of the IoniX Pro Home Smart Wall, the company has now began pre-orders for one of the most powerful and cost effective Home Smart Wall available today.

Tigo Welcomes Cathal McCarthy as VP of Customer Success

Hiring represents an investment to improve the focus on customer experience and growth

GERMANY, OFFSHORE WIND TO DRIVE EUROPEAN PPA MARKET GROWTH BEYOND 10GW IN 2021 - PEXAPARK

- Pexapark market outlook for 2021 predicts continued investment in energy risk management to prepare for evolving PPA market dynamics - Mergers and acquisitions in renewable energy predicted to increase as companies seek to vertically integrate energy sales capabilities from across the value chain

Future of Internet of Things (IoT) in Energy Market: Opportunities and Challenges Research Report

Internet of things (IoT) is a technology that consists of interconnected devices that are embedded with software and network connectivity that helps devices to exchange and collected data. IoT in energy is useful in monitoring energy-related functions, for residential and commercial applications.

Cornwall Insight strengthens its Board

Cornwall Insight, an award-winning international firm delivering comprehensive Insight that enables businesses, markets, and policymakers to succeed in the net zero transition, has further strengthened its Group Board. The company has appointed two new Non-Executive Directors, Dr. Kate Broughton, and Steve Jennings, in addition to Claire Skinner as a Special Advisor. With the rest of the Group Board, they will now work in tandem with private equity firm BGF, who successfully invested in the company in November 2017, to continue the impressive growth of the business.

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STI Norland

STI Norland is an international manufacturer of solar trackers and fixed structures for large-scale PV projects. Headquartered in Spain, where it was founded in 1996, it has subsidiaries in Brazil, Chile, India, Israel, Mexico, South Africa, and the United States.