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"Sun in a box" would store renewable energy for the grid

Design for system that provides solar- or wind-generated power on demand should be cheaper than other leading options.

Want sustained solar growth? Just add energy storage.

Solar resources will need to provide firm, flexible energy commitments even when the sun goes down, as well as critical grid services like frequency regulation and spinning reserves to stabilize the grid.

What is Energy Sprawl?

Energy sprawl is the product of the total amount of energy produced annually and the land-use concentration of production. Basically, this means the amount of energy that can be produced in a given amount of space.

Solar and Onshore Wind Leading as Cheapest Source of New Bulk Power

Every half year, BloombergNEF runs its Levelized Cost of Electricity (LCOE) analysis, a worldwide assessment of the cost competitiveness of different power generating and energy storage technologies – excluding subsidies.

Preparing For NEC 2017

NEC 2017 690.12 is a listed provision for module level control on PV arrays installed on or in buildings, but its implementation was delayed. That provision goes live in January 2019, updating the PV Rapid Shutdown System (PVRSS) requirements.

Cloud County Community College Goes Solar

New solar energy courses—spurred by the installation of a new on-campus solar site—will train students for high-tech, high-wage jobs in the exciting, emerging solar industry through innovative teaching and educational partnerships.

Gridsolv Energy Storage Solution

GridSolv consists of one ISO 40’ container and includes batteries, a safety system, fire suppression system, power distribution and air conditioning system.

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eMotorWerks and LO3 Energy Partner on Local Energy Trading Platform Between Electric Vehicles and Renewable Microgrid Projects

The project will connect eMotorWerks' JuiceNet EV charging platform to LO3's energy platform Exergy, activating the trading of local renewable energy between EV owners and local energy marketplaces.

Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities Unveils First-of-its-Kind HouseZero Lab & Prototype

HouseZero's advanced data-driven infrastructure will enable cutting edge research, aims to shift the design and operation of buildings

Air Liquide to build first world scale liquid hydrogen production plant

These new commitments will serve the growing needs of the hydrogen mobility market in California and help enable and complement the deployment of hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles and support the hydrogen merchant market across the state.

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ABB to power Europe's largest electric car battery factory in Poland

Substation and key technologies to ensure reliable power supply for manufacture of electric car batteries and support sustainable transportation

AWEA supports a level playing field for energy storage technologies

Broad coalition of over 150 companies and energy groups ask Congress for a stand-alone storage ITC

8minutenergy Announces Company Buyout by Co-Founder Tom Buttgenbach

Nation's Leading Independent Developer Expands to 10+ GW Solar + Storage Pipeline

Hanergy Exhibits Latest Solar Power Innovations at Japan's EcoPro Exhibition 2018

Introduces its pioneering solar rooftop solution, HanTile, dedicated to the Japanese market

South Korea Renewable Energy Summit 2019 | 17-18 April, Grand Ambassador Seoul Associated With Pullman, Seoul

South Korea Renewable Energy Summit 2019 will be held on March 13th - 14th in Grand Ambassador Seoul Associated With Pullman, Seoul. The summit will include the Conference, Exhibition, Sub-forum and project match-making forum, which will create an idealistic platform for the international players to connect with the local firms in South Korea. More about the Organizer Neoventure Corporation is an independent investment advisory agency based in China assisting international investors identify investment opportunities in emerging market. The footprints of Neoventure's business spread across the region inclusive of some of the hottest investment destinations as Vietnam, Myanmar, Singapore, Turkey etc. be held on March 13th - 14th in Hanoi, Vietnam. The summit will include the Conference, Exhibition, Sub-forum and project match-making forum, which will create an idealistic platform for the international investors.

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