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GETTING ON TRACK FOR NET-ZERO BY 2050 WILL REQUIRE RAPID SCALING OF INVESTMENT IN THE ENERGY TRANSITION OVER THE NEXT TEN YEARS

BloombergNEF’s New Energy Outlook charts three distinct pathways for the world to reach climate neutrality by mid-century

S-5! Case Study – Hawaii H-POWER Solar Project VersaGard™ & S-5-S Mini

Elevating the PV panels on rooftops would reduce shadowing from adjacent properties and maximize power generation, and was therefore more favorable to achieve reliable and consistent system performance.

Latest Technical Breakthroughs in Wind Energy

This paper will review recent advancements in wind energy over the last two to three years, with specific focuses on improving wind energy harvesting, offshore wind turbine foundation designs, and decreasing turbine fatigue.

New Columbia Solar Puts $30,000 Per Year on Scoreboard for D.C. United’s Audi Field

To save money, and operate sustainably while doing so, a growing number of stadiums around the world are turning to solar to power their massive banks of floodlights, sound systems, luxury boxes and flashing video screens.

Fieldnotes from Corporations’ Different Paths to Decarbonization

From technology and manufacturing companies to real estate and big-box retailers, companies are committing to decarbonization; there are a variety of approaches these companies are taking to meet commitments, while also weighing the balance of economics.

Storage Boosts Hydro Usage for Alaskan Microgrid

Jim McDowall, Saft Senior Technical Advisor, explains how a small salmon fishing town in Alaska has implemented a grid-scale 1MW energy storage system (ESS) to reduce its reliance on diesel generators.

The Future of Energy Storage & Microgrids

As electric utility companies look to drastically reduce their CO2 emissions over the next several decades, significant steps are already being taken to begin modernizing the grid. Microgrids represent a key component of that modernization.

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What Is the Carbon Footprint of Wind Turbines?

Until America develops enough renewable power to support all industrial production, turbines may continue generating atmospheric pollution. Over time, professionals predict the effects will decrease as society transitions away from fossil fuel-reliant energy.

3 Pros and Cons of Tidal Power Plants

Tidal power plants display promising potential for climate change prevention. When the U.S. expands the quantity and diversity of energy sources in the industry, it may significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Top Trending Technologies to Redefine Solar Power in the Near Future

The solar energy industry is supposed to introduce many exciting solar panel technologies to refurbish the growth chart post the pandemic.

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Bumps in the road for electric vehicles?

Year on year, the market for electric vehicles (EVs) continues to grow. As the G7 commits to the target of reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2050, actually achieving these lofty goals will rely on all sectors adapting to encompass these green ambitions. In transport, many people look to EVs as a means of reaching national targets. Here, Steve Hughes, managing director of EV power specialist REO UK, discusses the growth of the EV industry.

How to maximise financial returns from battery storage: new guide published

Centrica Business Solutions has published a free new guide to maximising financial returns from investment in battery energy storage.

Fuel Cell Stack and Systems Market Know What Statistics Show About Market After This Pandemic Ends

Global Fuel Cell Stack and Systems Market By Product Type (Below 5W Fuel Cell Stacks, 5W to Below 100W Fuel Cell Stacks) And By End-Users/Application (Aerospace, Automotive) Global Market Share, Forecast Data, In-Depth Analysis, And Detailed Overview, and Forecast, 2013 - 2026

Mass Megawatts Increases its Manufacturing Capabilities for Solar Tracker Production

The purchase of solar trackers with the solar units for many businesses is an opportunity to save money for the commercial users of solar power. It can use solar trackers to save (or earn) money on the cost of electricity, with the growing number of utilities implementing time of use pricing plans.

6 Tips on How to Find the Perfect Keynote Speaker For Your Event In The New Normal

If you thought that the most popular celebrities are the best virtual webinar speakers you could get, think again. Here's a quick guide.

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