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Exergy is a microgrid platform located in Brooklyn, supporting peer-to-peer energy contracts between users through blockchain transactions. This type of peer-to-peer economy with blockchain transactions has several advantages over previous solar models.
Solar PV systems spend all their time outside, so it's natural for them to encounter the occasional animal droppings or falling acorns. You may wonder how to keep them intact when more prominent issues like thunderstorms and hurricanes roll around, though.
Innovation is inevitable, and technologies, digital or not, will progress as time goes on because it has too. Sustainable clean energy sources are vital to the future of our planet and with a little bit of commitment to innovation, we can get there sooner than we think.
In the solar industry, standards and regulations change quickly, with new standards emerging at a rapid pace. Morningstar has been using multiple compliance service providers, but struggled to find one that aligned with all their specific needs.
EcoSol Energy Systems a leading energy, water and sustainability consulting headquartered Dubai, United Arab Emirates was tapped to develop a lighting system to keep the oil fields running safely and efficiently.
The IEA predicts the world's renewable energy capacity will increase by 50% between now and 2024. This rise in renewable energy usage is mostly due to solar PV, which is becoming favorable in a wide range of industries.
Real estate developers, Kitson & Partners, have set a new standard for sustainable living. Their groundbreaking model of a 100 percent solar-powered town in South Florida called Babcock Ranch, is touted to be the largest self-sustaining community in the country.
Alternative Energy - Featured Stories
The five participating companies were selected through a multistage competitive evaluation and are focused on advancing novel utility grid or electric vehicle charging technologies – the areas of focus identified for this cohort.
-SunPower will continue as the leading North American distributed generation, storage and energy services company. -Newly-formed Maxeon Solar will be the leading global technology innovator, manufacturer and marketer of premium solar panels.
The ESNA Innovation Award winners were selected from the most geographically and technologically diverse group of Innovation Project Award nominates to date through a public, online voting process that received over 2,500 votes across three categories.
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Results Confirm Circular Economy Success; Lead Batteries Remain Most Recycled U.S. Consumer Product
Panasonic Recognizes Highest-Performing Solar Installers and Distributors with 2019 Customer Appreciation Awards
In addition, the company announced nationwide installer and distributor winners who were commended for their outstanding commitment to their customers and advancing solar technologies in the marketplace.
With three new large-scale projects in Asia and Latin America, the Schletter Group continues its international growth course. The PV plants in Nepal, Brazil and Honduras have a total output of 85 MWp and have all been mounted on Schletter's open area system FS.
EuroShop be held from February 16 - 20, 2020 at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany, the next ENERGY STORAGE EUROPE will take place from March 10 - 12, 2020 at the same venue.
Accelerator seeks sustainable energy innovations to advance energy transition
Alternative Energy - Featured Product
Morningstar's TriStar MPPT 600V charge controller leverages Morningstar's innovative TrakStar™ MPPT technology and our 20+ years of power electronics engineering excellence, to enable the widest input operating voltage range available from a solar array, wind turbine or hydro input. This controller's standard and DB versions are for off-grid applications, and the TR versions were developed to enable retrofitting grid-tied systems with battery backup.
Alternative Energy - Featured Company
Panasonic has been pioneering solar power since the green revolution began. Starting with production of amorphous cell technology in 1975, no one has spent more time on solar R&D. In 1997, our HIT® modules introduced high-efficiency solar panels to the world. Panasonic HIT® offers one of the most efficient solar modules available today, providing homeowners with decades of reliable sustainable power. Add our intelligent battery storage solutions and deliver the most complete solar + storage system under the sun. Help homeowners improve grid independence and save money with a fully integrated energy ecosystem that keeps their family powered up during outages and peak rate periods. With full support from one of America's most trusted brands, Panasonic installers stand by their work and product with confidence. Our industry-leading warranty on HIT® solar panels covers product, performance, parts and labor for 25 years.