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Wind Farms Now More Affordable than Coal Plants

Lazard stated that building and operating solar and wind facilities will now be cheaper than running a coal plant in particular areas of the US. As a result, it is actually leading to the closure of many coal plants across the country.

Are Solar-Powered Cars the Future?

The idea of the solar car is relatively new on the market and holds very real promise. If successful, the solar car will offer the ability to drive anywhere without burning any environmentally damaging fuels.

8 Reasons to Integrate your Monitoring System with an Asset Management Software

Integration between solar and wind asset management software and monitoring software lets owners and operators automatically retrieve weather and production information, providing an up-to-date overview of the status of their portfolio.

Consistent Battery Maintenance Is Key To Longevity And Performance

Failing to consistently check water levels and add water to your batteries can also result in low capacity and eventual battery failure if left unchecked.

Hydrostor Announces Australia's First Compressed Air Energy Storage Facility, Advances Global Pipeline of Utility-Scale Projects

The technology works by using electricity from the grid to run a compressor, producing heated compressed air. Heat is extracted from the air stream and stored inside a proprietary thermal store preserving the energy for use later in the cycle.

PV System Installation Tips and Training

Railless systems can sometimes save on logistics costs, come fully assembled, and go up to the roof quickly. Generally, these systems shine at low to moderate roof slopes, snow-loads and wind speeds.

Solar-Powered Surveillance Systems Empower Game Rangers

An advanced security monitoring network using infra-red technology can successfully combat wildlife-threatening poaching in Zambia. The remote security surveillance stations in the network use PV/solar electricity for a reliable, consistent power source.

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KeraCel, a World Leader in Solid-state Lithium Ion Batteries, Announced a Breakthrough in its Multi-material Ceramic Battery Using its Proprietary 3D Printing Technology

KeraCel is developing its ceramic solid-state batteries using proprietary additive manufacturing 3D printing technology resulting in unique monolithic structure. The unique structure allows for greatly increasing battery energy density, and producing safer and longer lasting

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE SOLAR DECATHLON 2020 BUILD CHALLENGE TEAMS!

The Solar Decathlon is a collegiate competition, comprising 10 contests, that challenges student teams to design and build highly efficient and innovative buildings powered by renewable energy.

Party is over for dirt-cheap solar panels, says China executive

Solar panel prices tumbled around 30 percent last year after China, the world’s largest producer, cut subsidies to shrink its bloated solar industry, pushing smaller manufacturers to the brink of collapse.

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Geothermal Resources Council Welcomes New President

Dr. Andrew Sabin is the new President of the GRC.

LevelTen Energy Shakes Up Renewable Energy Industry in First Year of Operations

Seattle-based renewable energy procurement platform launches product suite, expands client roster in 2018

R.K. Copper & Alloys LLP

RK COPPER & ALLOY LLP or R K Metals is global player in offering copper bars, bush bars, wire & continuous cast copper wire, established in 1991 & successfully supplying these products to industrial and commercial projects.

SolaX Power PV Inverters Gain Rapid Shutdown with Tigo's UL Certification

The combined solution provides reliable Rapid Shutdown for NEC 2017-compliant residential and commercial PV installations.

Encore Renewable Energy Announces Completion of UVM Medical Center Solar Rooftop

New facility now generating clean electricity, on track for $124,000 in revenue and savings

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Solar FlexRack - TDP 2.0 Solar Tracker with BalanceTrac

Solar FlexRack - TDP 2.0 Solar Tracker with BalanceTrac

Solar FlexRack's latest solar tracker technology bundles an advanced tracker design with a full team of seasoned engineering and installation experts at your service. The next-generation solar tracker delivers a package of features that both enable increased energy yields for commercial and utility-scale solar installations, and significantly reduce project risks. That translates to smart installation cost-savings across your project budget.

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