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Innovations And Increased R&D Opens New Opportunities For Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles

This is the age of fast automobiles and autonomous vehicles. And the depleting natural reservoirs is a pressing issue. Thus, investors are placing bets on hydrogen to be next-generation fuel.

Increasing Sustainability of Distributed Energy Systems

Companies looking to improve their sustainability while continuing to protect their power systems against risk are beginning to incorporate renewable energy into their distributed energy power systems.

New Solar Technology Could Generate Power at Night

This technology could represent a turning point in sustainable power. Scientists have been working for decades to make our way of life more environmentally friendly. One of the most critical aspects of this effort is to generate reliable alternative energy.

California Ramping Up Its Reliance on Geothermal

After years of being overshadowed by solar and wind, geothermal is set to become a major player in California's renewable energy. Here is how geothermal is growing in California right now.

Electric Cars Take Flight in 2019

EVs stepped on the gas in 2019. With the demand curve hitting no breaks, the battery electric vehicle market is likely to be reaching its tipping point by 2022.

The Progression of the Energy Industry in 2020

People have realized that they can take control of their energy in lots of other ways. With their smart devices and a little bit of planning, consumers can now make money on their energy use, while simultaneously keeping the grid stable.

Crystal Paint for Solar Panels Could Innovate Renewable Energy

Now, researchers have developed a new way of creating solar panels that may make it easier to install than ever before — a crystal-based liquid that has allowed researchers to effectively paint on solar panels to suitable surfaces.

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Solar Jobs Up Nationwide and in 31 States After Two Years of Losses

The U.S. solar industry employed nearly 250,000 workers in 2019, an increase of more than 5,600 jobs (or 2.3%) since 2018, according to the 10th annual National Solar Jobs Census released today by The Solar Foundation.

The Race for the Best Electric SUV

In 2019, the Mitsubishi Outlander proved to be the top electric vehicle by fleet size (41,265) The fact that this SUV had out-sold smaller, more traditional electric vehicles, such as the Nissan Leaf, proves the impressive rise of the electric SUV.

Waste to Energy Market size is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of over 7% by 2024.

The surging urban population and industrialization has resulted in a massive increase of waste generation every year. This trend is particularly growing across emerging economies.

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AWEA Wind Project O&M and Safety Conference 2020

Natural Power will be at AWEA Wind Project O&M and Safety Conference which takes place at the Hotel Del Corondo, California, on February 26 and 27, 2020.

Trina Solar's module shipments worldwide exceed 10 GW in 2019

In 2019, the company broke the world record for the conversion efficiency of N-type monocrystalline and N-type cast-mono i-TOPCon solar cells, while continuing to promote multi-busbar, double-glass, bifacial and other advanced module technologies, leading the PV industry in terms of technical advantages.

Renewable Energy Outpace Coal: What Can Be Done to Accelerate Positive Changes?

For the first time in history, in 2019, the EU countries generated more energy using renewable sources than coal. According to the recent report, it was the sharpest reduction in the European power sector's carbon emission in three decades. A solar plant developer Sun Investment Group explains what could be done to increase renewable energy production within the region and expedite the transition.

Natural Power advises Gresham House on solar deal

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has acted as technical adviser to the specialist alternative asset manager Gresham House for its acquisition of Bumpers solar farm from developer, Anesco.

Natural Power advises Gresham House on solar deal

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has acted as technical adviser to the specialist alternative asset manager Gresham House for its acquisition of Bumpers solar farm from developer, Anesco.

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Soltec Solar Trackers - SF7 Bifacial

Soltec manufactures and supplies solar trackers designed and proven for extreme climate conditions, which is an ideal solution for any region's environment. Soltec's trackers are self-powered, requiring no additional PV module or grid-powered connection. Bifacial modules collect energy on both the front and rear sides, capturing reflected irradiance from the ground surface under and around the tracker and from other modules. Depending on site conditions, bifacial yield-gain can reach +30 percent.

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