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Stationary Battery Storage Market To Exceed USD 120 Billion By 2030

Surging popularity of renewable energy sources like wind and solar along with growing electrification initiatives across rural sectors might accelerate the adoption of off-grid services.

Silicon Ranch Launches Regenerative Energy at Tennessee’s Largest Operating Solar Farm

In the case of the Millington Solar Farm, Silicon Ranch has partnered with Cabriejo Ranch to release over 1,000 ewes to graze on the site. Along with other regenerative practices in place, the grazing of these ewes is a critical component of Regenerative Energy™.

Solar Tracker Configuration, The Key to Reducing the LCOE

The solar tracker market is increasingly more focused on the role of wind as a decisive factor leading to reduced solar project power generation.

Cattle Ranch Beefs Up Savings with Solar Energy

The farmer realized it would be more cost-effective and environmentally sound to begin sourcing their electricity from the sun. Impressively, the new solar system provides enough energy to irrigate 450 hectares (1,112 acres) of corn, oat and pastures for cattle ranching.

Why Resource Recovery is Critical to the Future of Clean Transportation

Recently, a report from industry analysts stated that by the end of this year - 2020 - China alone will generate approximately 500,000 metric tons of used lithium-ion batteries and that by 2030.

How Are Eco-Friendly Transformers Improving Renewable Energy?

The distribution of renewable energy throughout the electric grid requires a new take on transformers, and the solution is here. How can eco-friendly versions improve our clean energy efforts?

Is Wave Energy in Our Future?

The waves are converted into energy through turbines that are either placed on the surface or under the ocean. These turbines are activated by the force of water. They spin and produce energy, which is transmitted to the grid.

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AN AUTOMOBILE FUTURE WHICH IS ELECTRIC

There have been debates regarding the pollution caused during the manufacturing of batteries for Electric Vehicles. For instance, some studies seem to suggest that the life-cycle emissions (including battery manufacturing) of an electric vehicle barely helps in reducing carb

Solar Tracker Market to Reach $3.5 Billion by 2026

Various federal bodies across the world have started to shift their focus towards adopting clean energy technologies as a primary source of energy.

Floating Solar Panels Market To Reach US$ 5,861.36 Mn By 2027

Floating solar plants are emerging as alternatives to conventional ground mounted photovoltaic systems. Majority of the countries are shifting to offshore-based solar power generation owing to shortage of land area.

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EKO Instruments Launch MS-90 Plus+ Solar Monitoring Solution

NEW Cost-Saving Package Measures DNI, DHI, and GHI

Ruling Upholds FERC Order to Include Energy Storage in Wholesale Electricity Markets

Following is a statement from Katherine Gensler, vice president of regulatory affairs at the Solar Energy Industries Association, on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit's decision upholding the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC's) Order No. 841, which requires wholesale markets to allow participation by energy storage resources:

ACORE Commends Decision to Uphold FERC Order No. 841 on Energy Storage

Following is a statement from American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) President and CEO Gregory Wetstone on today's decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to uphold FERC Order No. 841, a bipartisan and unanimous landmark rule that removes barriers to energy storage participation in wholesale electricity markets:

Some clean energy employees are returning to work, but sector's full recovery unlikely if Congress doesn't act

• 106,300 clean energy workers returned to their jobs in June • 514,200 clean energy workers remain jobless in wake of COVID-19 • Troubling signs cloud clean energy sector's outlook; stimulus needed now

CALSSA launches Virtual Product Expo Series

CALSSA's Product Expo Series is meant to solve this problem by mimicking the conversations you'd have on the trade show floor without leaving your desk. The series is designed to give attendees exposure to each company's latest and greatest in a short period of time while keeping the experience simple, no-nonsense, affordable and accessible.

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Rolls Battery - Maintenance-Free AGM & GEL Batteries

Rolls Battery - Maintenance-Free AGM & GEL Batteries

With a full range of capacity options (85AH-3300AH) and voltage configurations to choose from, Rolls Battery maintenance-free 2V, 6V & 12V AGM and broad range of 2V GEL models offer a valve regulated lead acid (VRLA) battery option with the same dependable energy storage and heavy-duty construction customers have grown to expect from the Rolls brand for over sixty years. Installed in off-grid, grid-tied or backup float applications, these sealed batteries require minimal ongoing maintenance and provide a versatile energy storage solution for remote or confined installations. Rolls Battery AGM and GEL battery lines deliver superior cycle life and are backed by an industry-leading warranty.

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Morningstar Corporation

Morningstar Corporation

Morningstar Corporation is the world's leading supplier of solar controllers and inverters. Proven on all seven continents and in a myriad of off-grid solar electric powering applications, Morningstar's products have been delivering the industry's best overall customer value for more than twenty-five years. Setting new standards in performance, innovative features, quality and reliability Morningstar's products are an integral power electronic component in more than two million PV power installations.