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Landmark Demonstration Shows How Common Wind Turbine Can Provide Fundamental Grid Stability

NREL Uses Advanced Grid Research Environment for First-Ever Example of Type-3 Turbines Using Grid-Forming Controls

Winter-ready SolarEdge PV System Set to Produce Over 80% of Wisconsin Manufacturer’s Energy Needs

The rooftop array is comprised of 1,037 solar modules, each paired with SolarEdge Power Optimizers for maximum energy production at the site – despite challenging cold weather conditions typical to Wisconsin.

Recent Advancements in Nuclear Technology : an Overview

Many researchers claimed that smaller modular reactors (SMRs) are the way to address the existing issue with reactor designs. SMRs are designed to generate up to 300 MW of electric power, and the parts of the reactors can be easily broken down and transported to plants.

Solar-powered Solutions on the Farm: Purdue-affiliated Company Completes Microgrid for Crop Production Facility

Adding solar power with energy storage was the first step in the company's long-term vision of lowering its carbon footprint and using clean energy to power its operation.

From Fuel to Photovoltaics - How Photovoltaic Technology Can Be Used in Transport

In their current state, photovoltaics cannot generate the amount of energy needed to fully power electric vehicles like cars and buses. However, they will augment power needs, making batteries last longer and generating power for features such as air-conditioning.

Advances in the Conversion of Ocean/MSW Waste Plastic to Fuels

The conversion of plastic waste into fuel is beneficial for the global economy and environment. Plastic conversion to fuel has the potential to create almost 40,000 jobs.

Intersolar & Energy Storage North America Product Preview

Intersolar and Energy Storage North America takes place January 13th - 15th in Long Beach, California. The Exhibit hall floor will be loaded with new products and services. Here is a preview of some things to look forward to at this years event.

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Aigen raises a $4M seed led by NEA

From Gigafactory to the Farm: Solar-powered robotics company founded by engineering and business leadership from Tesla and MIT

5 Emerging Obstacles With Fleet Electrification in 2022

While electrifying long-haul truck fleets would bring considerable environmental benefits, it’s proven to be a challenging task. Fleets must find ways past these obstacles to embrace sustainability.

Utility Technology Already Exists for Preventing Wildfires

By deploying a series of low-cost sensors on poles, wires, and more, the company can track parts of the grid that might be at risk for failure. This can help prevent the sorts of catastrophic accidents that could cause devastating wildfires.

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KROHNE's PipePatrol Health Check Program Improves Overall Pipeline Operations

Evaluating and Guiding Pipeline Operators in the compliance requirements, selection, integration and management of leak detection technologies and methodologies

TÃœV SÃœD to assess wind turbines for the Korean market

TÃœV SÃœD can now offer design examination of wind turbine generators (WTGs) to be placed on the market in South Korea. The international testing and certification company has recently been approved by the Korean Energy Agency (KEA) for this task. Design examinations are a prerequisite for KEA certification and thus market access.

Offshore Wind to Generate Billions for North Carolina Economy

The state must actively pursue development of offshore wind projects to capture the maximum economic opportunity

NH Research Launches Next Generation Regenerative Grid Simulator for Testing High Power Grid-Tied Applications

New Regenerative Grid Simulator emulates real world conditions for testing electric vehicle charging and grid-tied applications.

Stryten Energy Enters the Long-Duration Energy Storage Market with Acquisition of Storion Energy's Vanadium Redox Flow Battery Technology

Vanadium Redox Flow batteries are ideal for renewable energy sources such as wind and solar needed to power the U.S. transition to clean energy.

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Sun Xtender® Deep Cycle AGM Batteries

Sun Xtender® Deep Cycle AGM Batteries for renewable energy storage are manufactured in the USA by Concorde Battery Corporation and are built to the same demanding standards crucial to supporting the aircraft industry. To facilitate maximum conductivity & charge acceptance Sun Xtender® batteries are constructed with copper alloy corrosion free terminals & robust intercell connections. Endurance and optimal float life are achieved through plates thicker than the industry standard. Sun Xtender® Batteries' AGM maintenance free design is an ideal solution for off grid and grid tied systems.

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Rolls Battery

Rolls Battery

Surrette Battery Company, the exclusive manufacturer of Rolls Battery, is one of North America's leading lead-acid battery manufacturers. Established in 1935, with a production facility in Salem, Massachusetts, Surrette Battery Company relocated to Canada in 1959 and is the Nation's only remaining independent battery manufacturer.