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A resilient and reliable electricity grid is essential not only to the security of the infrastructure powering our economy, but also to the everyday lives of all Americans.
States up efficiency investments & power savings; push net-zero buildings & electric vehicles; NJ, CT, CO, SD improve most; MA and CA lead.
This white paper aims to provide an overview of the US utility rooftop solar market, and the main challenges it faces in terms of O&M
Inverters, like all semiconductor-based equipment, are sensitive to overheating and, in general, operate best at cooler temperatures, while suffering power losses and damage at higher internal temperatures.
Whether it's saving every electricity customer money or hardening our infrastructure against climate change, it's hard to imagine another project right now that looks as appealing, practical and unifying as developing a national energy grid.
In this article, I discuss the primary reasons why autonomous vehicles are emerging, what factors go into developing self-driving cars, and how energy storage is a vital part of autonomous vehicle design.
Gone are the days of block walking and door knocking for new customers or paying for old leads. Instead, social media and customer generated reviews are lowering the cost of getting local and interested prospects asking about solar.
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Moore, a staff scientist at NREL, is researching fast-drying solvents for the development of perovskite ink—a shortcut to the eventual commercialization of perovskite technologies.
The white paper, developed by members of SEIA’s Solar Quality Assurance Working Group, provides recommended best practices on everything from contractor qualifications to the design and actual installation of a solar photovoltaic (PV) system.
GreenBlu Begins $1.6 Million U.S. Department of Energy Award to Commercialize Adsorption Desalination Technology
New technology to make zero-carbon, zero-discharge desalination and wastewater treatment affordable
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- Assigns ETS as a distributor for its innovative BIPV product - HanWall - The cooperation aims at achieving $5.4 million annual sales
Report: Companies leading the renewable energy buying revolution should participate in the transmission planning processes
Participation could help ensure companies can deliver on their own clean energy targets, as well as shape the grid's future
esVolta, a developer and owner of utility-scale energy storage projects across North America, has been selected by Southern California Edison Company (SCE) to deliver a series of lithium-ion battery energy storage systems in Riverside and Ventura Counties.
Valley Forge and Hancock plans take advantage of seasonality to better manage energy spend over time
Among several updates, the new guide incorporates the commence construction guidance issued by the IRS earlier this year and includes the effects of the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" enacted at the end of 2017.
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