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The Connection Between Alternative Energy Technology and Building Trends in the Intermountain West

Nevada led the renewable energy pack by voting in favor of Question 6, with 59 percent of voters approving the measure. Known as the Renewable Energy Standards Initiative, it will require Nevada to source at least 50 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030

Solar and Renewable Energy Trends in 2019

The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. Sven Lindström, CEO of Swedish solar energy technology leader Midsummer, gives us his insights as to what developments we can we expect from the solar and renewable energy sectors in 2019

The Most Common Solar Circuitry Schemes

Apart from the solar panel itself, virtually any circuit consists of a solar regulator, inverter and, most commonly, a battery. Let’s briefly go through their functions.

Designing Solar Arrays for Extreme Weather

After a storm like Michael or Florence, it may take weeks or months to fully restore electricity. Solar and energy storage technologies can help address immediate, short-term needs while building a resilient electricity grid for the future.

Highview Power Partners with Citec to Modularize its Gigawatt-Hour Scale Cryogenic Energy Storage Systems

With a simplified design and streamlined engineering from Citec, a standard plant configuration of 50 MW/500 MWh can be easily and cost-effectively scaled up to multiple gigawatt hours, or down, without limitation.

2019 Renewable Energy and Power Industry Outlook

Despite uncertainty about federal tax reform effects and a spate of new import tariffs, strong fundamentals continue to underpin wind and solar growth and supported growth in 2018. And these are buoyed by the 3 enabling trends of emerging policies...

Infrastructure to be Powered by Dedicated Renewable Energy Systems

The time is right to amp-up blended renewable energy and energy storage solutions dedicated to solely power our infrastructure.

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NREL Details Great Potential for Floating PV Systems

While the United States was the first to demonstrate floating PV panels—with the first installation occurring 10 years ago on pontoons on an irrigation pond in Napa Valley, California—the idea has not received widespread national acceptance.

EDF Renewables and Shell Invest in New Jersey Offshore Wind

“As the costs of offshore wind are declining, the U.S. offshore wind industry is quickly advancing with strong Federal and State support. The industry is well-positioned to meaningfully contribute to the New York and New Jersey economies through employment and supply chain

Energy Drone Coalition Releases Inaugural "Drones in the Energy Industry" Benchmark Survey Results

This first study precisely details how drones in the energy industry are a powerful tool with massive room for growth still ahead.

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SEIA Commends NY Gov. Cuomo for Boosting the State's Investments in Solar Energy

Today, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) commended New York Governor Andrew Cuomo for his announcement that the state is doubling the NY Sun solar goal to 6 GW by 2025, extending the state's existing incentive program and launching a new round of large-scale solar awards.

LONGi Solar Named Approved Vendor by U.S. Residential Solar Provider Sunnova

Sunnova's nationwide network of local installers will now offer LONGi's aesthetically appealing and high-efficiency modules to residential customers

Cleantech to watch in 2019

From the harrowing IPCC report on global warming to cases of whales dying after ingesting many kilograms of plastic, 2018 was rife with stories underlining the importance of clean technology. So, what will 2019 have in store for the cleantech industry? Here, Matthew Stone, CEO of cleantech investment company US Cleantech, explores three clean technologies set to change the game in 2019.

Sen. Ernst receives "U.S. Wind Champion Award"

Senator earns recognition from AWEA for advancing Iowa cash crop: wind energy

Natron Energy Announces Strategic Investment by Chevron Technology Ventures

Prussian Blue Battery Technology Targeting Demand Charge Management at Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

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