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Taylor Farms Taps Bloom Energy, Ameresco and Concept Clean Energy to Take California Fresh Vegetable Production Facility Off the Grid

Taylor Farms is completing the installation 2MW of solar power at its facility in San Juan Bautista, California, which will be combined with 6MW of fuel cells from Bloom Energy and a 2MW/4MWh battery into a microgrid designed to power the entire 450,000 sq. ft. facility.

Solar in Paradise: Getting Renewable Wins in Tough Island Conditions

Solar just makes sense in island conditions. Dependence on imported fuels, high electricity costs, increasingly devastating storms, and an urgent need for improved grid resiliency makes solar a clear choice for island nations and territories over the world.

Inverters for High-current Modules: the Great IDC Max Misconception

The PV industry is using high-current modules to combat rising system costs. This type of module consists of M10 or larger PV cells, which can accommodate correspondingly high MPP currents (>12 A).

From the First Job, RT-MINI Inspires Enduring Loyalty from Ensolar

Vazquez explained that roof leaks are a main concern for new customers, so his installers always take time to explain the benefits of RT-MINI. “All our installers have a construction background, and they have full confidence that there will never be any leaks,”

The Importance of Lead Batteries in the Future of Energy Storage

Lead batteries have operated efficiently behind the scenes to provide dependable energy storage to a number of industries and applications for over 160 years. Today, they have been overshadowed by new battery chemistries such as lithium.

Customer-Centric Energy Products to build the Solutions needed to Fight Climate Change

Despite rapid growth, the market is still so nascent that the prospective customer population is still largely unaware of the opportunity community solar provides.

RE+ 2022 Product Preview

RE+ 2022 takes place September 19th - 22nd in Anaheim, California. The Exhibit hall floor will be loaded with new products and services. Here is a preview of some things to look forward to at this years event.

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Using transparent solar power for cultivating crops

NextGen Nano has released an infographic highlighting how the production of solar-powered glazing for greenhouse windows can help contribute to a sustainable future.

IoT and the Cloud for Renewable Energy Adoption

Both will enhance the renewable energy sector as demand for solar and wind power increases. These are a few of the most notable benefits for industry professionals who take advantage of new technologies.

Shanghai Electric Completes Phase B of 900-MW fifth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

Shanghai Electric has also made great efforts to control the costs. Compared to the pre-pandemic period, container shipment has become widely unavailable, with transportation prices for cables having generally increased by a factor of ten. T

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Sungrow Offers Liquid Cooled Energy Storage System PowerStack for North American C&I ESS Market

The PowerStack is designed for the 250kW mainstream market, which is a portfolio with a battery capacity ranging from 500kWh to 1MWh, available for 2-hour and 4-hour applications.

Up to 6kW, 79kWh: BLUETTI Unveiled Modular Energy Storage System EP600 & B500 at IFA 2022

Ever since the launch of AC300+B300 system in 2021, BLUETTI has started to make their premium solar power systems modular, bringing extraordinary versatility and flexibility. The latest EP600 and B500 inherit this fine tradition.

International Lithium battery manufacturer EVE Energy Storage Co., Ltd debuted at SPI

Popping up in SPI USA, EVE an international leading battery manufacturer steals the show

3Degrees' new Smart Launch Solution™ helps gas utilities deliver on customer demand to address emissions

The product provides a cost-effective, low-risk solution to easily launch a voluntary program

Leading Global Organizations Launch New Consortium to Assess Climate Benefits of Energy Storage

The Energy Storage Solutions Consortium will develop a first-of-its-kind methodology to quantify the greenhouse gas emissions benefits of stored energy usage.

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