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Automating Renewable Energy Maintenance

Companies can prevent issues by performing routine maintenance. These actions extend a renewable energy device's life and prevent its components from experiencing additional stress. Well-kept machinery can operate more efficiently than neglected solar or wind technology.

Beyond Declining Battery Prices: 6 Ways to Evaluate Energy Storage in 2021

2021 is expected to be another record-breaking year for storage, but with technological innovation accelerating across the market, renewable energy asset owners need to carefully select safe and reliable systems to protect their storage investments.

4 Effective Tactics for a Successful C&I Solar Sales Strategy

Whether you’re a long-time solar contractor or an HVAC or electrical contractor looking to get into solar, an effective strategy remains crucial for success.

Using Wind Energy for Hydrogen Production : An Innovative Concept

As a way to resolve wind curtailment, the integration of hydrogen fuel at a wind farm allows flexibility to shift production to best match the resource availability with its particular operational needs and market factors.

Europe’s Sustainable Finance Taxonomy: the Challenges and Opportunities

The EU’s proposed sustainability legislation poses hydrogen manufacturers a problem – if grid electricity is used in production, it will not be considered green. So, what’s the solution? Here, we consider wave power as an off grid alternative

How IIoT Thermal Monitoring Solutions Can Increase Asset Lifetime and Prevent Fires on Solar Farms

Learn how remote thermal monitoring enables early detection of high resistance joints and prevents overheating, increasing asset lifetime.

Case Study - MicroTech Manufacturing Facility, Costa Rica

The PVKIT’s pre-assembled components provided a simple, secure and economical method for attaching the solar panels. Because the solution is rail-less, it also cuts costs in freight, logistics, lifting equipment and labor associated with traditional rail.

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Awty Unveils Carbon-Neutral Container Farm Thanks to Sustainability Grant From Green Mountain Energy Sun Club

The solar-powered container farm will provide fresh produce to the school’s cafeteria and hands-on education for students through a newly formed urban farming elective class.

Bloom Energy Successfully Deploys its First Fuel Cells Powered Solely by Hydrogen

New hydrogen pilot with SK Engineering & Construction generates carbon-free power, paving the way for South Korea to reach carbon neutrality by 2050

How Will a Lithium-Ion Battery Shortage Impact EVs?

Many people are becoming increasingly interested in electric vehicles (EVs). For some, the reduced environmental impact is a primary driver. However, a possible battery shortage threatens to put the brakes on any anticipated EV boom.

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Post-pandemic EV investment acceleration: UK businesses planning £16bn of spending on electric vehicles in 50% uplift on previous year

UK businesses are set to invest £15.8bn in the electrification of their vehicle fleets over the next year, a 50% uplift on their spending during the previous 12 months, according to new data.

Tigo Energy Demonstrates Optimization to Installers in Brazil with Stark Renováveis Installation

Electrical Distributor Installs Commercial Solar with Tigo Optimizers on Central Brazilian Headquarters

Solar inverter or PV inverter

Solar inverter or PV inverter is one of the most critical components of the solar power system and is often referred to as the heart of a solar PV system. Solar inverter converts DC (like 12V/ 24V/ 48V) electricity from solar panel into AC (like 120V/ 230V/ 240V ) power required to run your applicance.

FUEL CELL STACKS - the power of the future

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Former Google Head of Energy Strategy Neha Palmer Joins TeraWatt Infrastructure to Address Critical Gap for Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

With the first actionable investment vehicle and real estate strategy of its kind, TeraWatt Infrastructure is building a new charging infrastructure asset class and enabling the transformative shift to all-electric transportation

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S-5!® PVKIT™ 2.0 Solar Rooftop Solutions

S-5!® PVKIT™ 2.0 Solar Rooftop Solutions

The concept of combining PV arrays with standing seam metal roofing is growing-for good reasons. Metal roofs have a life expectancy of more than 40 years. Shouldn't the mounting system last as long? With S-5! zero-penetration attachment technology and PVKIT 2.0, the solarized metal roof is the most sustainable system available -and without compromising roof warranties! PVKIT 2.0 is the also the best solution for attaching PV modules directly to any exposed fastener metal roof.

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Panasonic Solar

Panasonic Solar

Panasonic has been pioneering solar power since the green revolution began. Starting with production of amorphous cell technology in 1975, no one has spent more time on solar R&D. In 1997, our HIT® modules introduced high-efficiency solar panels to the world. Panasonic HIT® offers one of the most efficient solar modules available today, providing homeowners with decades of reliable sustainable power. Add our intelligent battery storage solutions and deliver the most complete solar + storage system under the sun. Help homeowners improve grid independence and save money with a fully integrated energy ecosystem that keeps their family powered up during outages and peak rate periods. With full support from one of America's most trusted brands, Panasonic installers stand by their work and product with confidence. Our industry-leading warranty on HIT® solar panels covers product, performance, parts and labor for 25 years.