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How We Can Protect Raw Materials for an Energy Transition

Transitioning to a world with net-zero emissions is a tall task. Protecting raw materials is one of the greatest challenges of such a massive energy transition.

The Hidden Side of BESS: What US Companies Should Know

Given their availability, efficiency and technological advances, BESS are expected to lead the way in energy storage in the coming years.

The Importance of Solar Panel and PV Management Equipment Recycling

Solar panels contain hazardous materials. If they get into our landfills, our environment and our entire ecosystem will be effected. In our industry, solar panels been considered to be part of the “last mile” of electronic waste that needs to be responsibly recycled.

PV Forecasts and Managing Supply Chain Issues and Customer Expectations

Planning and pipeline transparency are essential, and customers need to be made aware of the items that can threaten deadlines well in advance.

Battery Swapping: From Two-Wheelers to Trucks, Reports IDTechEx

The conductive fast-charging system as we know it today has drawbacks such as long dwell times, high power demand from the grid, availability and reliability issues.

Scientists Look to the Sky in Effort To Mitigate Carbon Problem

A global research effort spearheaded by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has assessed two promising technologies to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

NextGen PV Soiling Mitigation

PV soiling monitors are one of the best ways to know when solar panel cleaning makes sense from an economic standpoint. By knowing how much performance we are losing and our PPA values we can determine when the cost of cleaning < the cost of being dirty (performance loss).

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Experts optimistic about converting coal plants to production of clean geothermal energy

As the world moves away from fossil fuels in the battle against climate change, could coal plants be repurposed to produce renewable geothermal energy? Panelists addressing the topic at PIVOT2022, a recent weeklong geothermal conference, were excited about that potential.

Recent Innovations Show Promise for Pulsed-Power Technologies

Pulsed power may not be a familiar term for many. These technologies have yet to break into mainstream applications, but even now, in their early stages, they show significant potential.

Making the "Pearl" on the Old Silk Road Shining Again - GoodWe Demonstrates Prowess in the 80MW PV Project in Gansu, China

Harsh environmental conditions like these make for high demands of advanced & powerful solar technologies. Inverters installed outside are required to be subjected to high temperature fluctuations and sandstorms.

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Trax Expands Leadership Team with President and CRO

Trax, developer of the Carbon Emissions Tracker for the transportation industry, announces Josh Bouk as president and Chris Cassidy as Chief Revenue Officer

Solar Tracker Market Size USD 64.60 Billion by 2030

The global solar tracker market size is expected to reach around USD 64.60 billion by 2030 and growing at a CAGR of 15.6% between 2022 to 2030, according to new report study.

Nexamp Chosen by National Grid for "Self-Performance" Pilot Program to Speed Interconnection

Nexamp and National Grid are working together in a pilot program that will speed interconnection by enabling developers to do some of the infrastructure work themselves.

Electric Vehicle Market Registering Growth 24% by 2030

The global electric vehicle market is registering growth at a CAGR of 24% over the forecast period 2021 to 2030, according to new report study by Vision Research Reports.

Natural Power completes wind farm emergency rescue training

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has completed a series of emergency rescue training exercises at three major wind farm sites in Scotland with the global training expert, Maersk Training.

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OMG Roofing Products  - PowerGrip Universal

OMG Roofing Products - PowerGrip Universal

Eliminate Solar Rack Ballast and Reduce Rooftop Material Handling. PowerGrip™ Universal (PGU) is a commercial roof mount system designed to secure solar racks and other equipment to any type of commercial roofing system. PGU provides a secure connection directly to the roof deck or structural members and is designed to reduce or eliminate ballast in solar racking systems, so there's less weight on the roof and less material handling. Made of heavy-duty cast aluminum, PGU units include a base ring which is secured through the roofing cover and into the structural roof deck, and a waterproof top plate.

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Pfeiffer Vacuum

Pfeiffer Vacuum

We've been a part of it right from the very beginning - For more than 125 years! Our quest to supply each and every customer with a perfect vacuum solution is what spurs us on time and time again to top achievements. Our fascination with vacuum and the opportunities it offers for industrial manufacturing processes and research can be seen in all of our activities.