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Care and Maintenance of Flooded Deep Cycle Battery Banks

The first session will provide an intermediate overview covering battery selection for various residential & commercial installations, proper system sizing and installation. The second session will continue this discussion. NABCEP Booth #43

Innovations And Increased R&D Opens New Opportunities For Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles

This is the age of fast automobiles and autonomous vehicles. And the depleting natural reservoirs is a pressing issue. Thus, investors are placing bets on hydrogen to be next-generation fuel.

Increasing Sustainability of Distributed Energy Systems

Companies looking to improve their sustainability while continuing to protect their power systems against risk are beginning to incorporate renewable energy into their distributed energy power systems.

New Solar Technology Could Generate Power at Night

This technology could represent a turning point in sustainable power. Scientists have been working for decades to make our way of life more environmentally friendly. One of the most critical aspects of this effort is to generate reliable alternative energy.

California Ramping Up Its Reliance on Geothermal

After years of being overshadowed by solar and wind, geothermal is set to become a major player in California's renewable energy. Here is how geothermal is growing in California right now.

Electric Cars Take Flight in 2019

EVs stepped on the gas in 2019. With the demand curve hitting no breaks, the battery electric vehicle market is likely to be reaching its tipping point by 2022.

The Progression of the Energy Industry in 2020

People have realized that they can take control of their energy in lots of other ways. With their smart devices and a little bit of planning, consumers can now make money on their energy use, while simultaneously keeping the grid stable.

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Solar Jobs Up Nationwide and in 31 States After Two Years of Losses

The U.S. solar industry employed nearly 250,000 workers in 2019, an increase of more than 5,600 jobs (or 2.3%) since 2018, according to the 10th annual National Solar Jobs Census released today by The Solar Foundation.

The Race for the Best Electric SUV

In 2019, the Mitsubishi Outlander proved to be the top electric vehicle by fleet size (41,265) The fact that this SUV had out-sold smaller, more traditional electric vehicles, such as the Nissan Leaf, proves the impressive rise of the electric SUV.

Waste to Energy Market size is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of over 7% by 2024.

The surging urban population and industrialization has resulted in a massive increase of waste generation every year. This trend is particularly growing across emerging economies.

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KiloVault Unveils PLC Advanced Pure Lead Carbon Batteries

Navigant Research Report Shows Pairing Wind with Energy Storage Is Critical for Renewable Energy Future

Wind plus storage projects offer similar benefits as solar plus storage projects but are far less established

Johnson Matthey Joins Greentown Labs as Gigawatt Partner

Global leader in sustainable technologies and chemicals partners with startup incubator to drive cleantech innovation

Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Contracts for Energy Industry

Mastering the legal and commercial framework, contract negotiation, financing, risk and contractor relationship complexities of upstream and downstream EPC projects

Renewable Power Purchase Agreements (RPPAs)

This practical 3-day workshop will provide clear explanations of the new models of Renewable PPA risk allocation, of managing more competitive energy markets, and practical models for attracting new private investments into renewable energy, through a series of real case examples of PPA contracts, transactions, and markets. Case Studies will include real examples from Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and North America.

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HPS EnduraCoilTM Cast Resin Medium Voltage Transformer

HPS EnduraCoilTM Cast Resin Medium Voltage Transformer

HPS EnduraCoil is a high-performance cast resin transformer designed for many demanding and diverse applications while minimizing both installation and maintenance costs. Coils are formed with mineral-filled epoxy, reinforced with fiberglass and cast to provide complete void-free resin impregnation throughout the entire insulation system. HPS EnduraCoil complies with the new NRCan 2019 and DOE 2016 efficiency regulations and is approved by both UL and CSA standards. It is also seismic qualified per IBC 2012/ASCE 7-10/CBC 2013. Cast resin transformers are self-extinguishing in the unlikely event of fire, environmentally friendly and offer greater resistance to short circuits. HPS also offers wide range of accessories for transformer protection and monitoring requirements.

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Sun Xtender Batteries

Sun Xtender Batteries

Sun Xtender is a division of Concorde Battery Corporation in West Covina, CA & Austell, GA. Sun Xtender Deep Cycle AGM Lead Acid Batteries are the preferred choice for reliable renewable energy storage. Concorde Battery Corporation is committed to standards of excellence in safety, reliability and longevity that have been sustained over 40 years in business. Concorde is committed to providing the highest quality lead acid battery solution and world class customer support. www.sunxtender.com