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NREL Identifies Where New Solar Technologies Can Be Flexible

Rigid silicon solar panels dominate the utility and residential markets, but opportunity exists for thin-film photovoltaic and emerging technologies notable for being lightweight and flexible

Solar Spotlight: Pistachio and Almond Grower Invests in Solar for a Harvest of Savings

The ground-mounted system installed by JKB Energy located in Kettleman City, California, is the second largest net-metered solar project in PG&E territory and has a projected annual savings of $435,490

Transformative Utility-Scale Energy Storage Technology

The Tata Power Company to deploy an initial 35 MWh Energy Vault system planned for 2019; CEMEX partnership will support rapid adoption and deployment of Energy Vault’s unique storage solution.

Geo-exchange: Green Potential Muddied by Misconceptions

We can’t have confusion hamper uptake of geo-exchange technology. That matters, because the technology has the potential to be a key contributor to decarbonization efforts and offers real benefits to American businesses, households and grid operators.

NRG Systems Displays Forgotten Carter Administration Solar Panel

Once Buried in a White House Warehouse, the Historic Panel is on Display in Vermont.

Statewide Renewable and RPCS Build 1.2MW Solar Site in South Texas

Statewide Renewable is working with partners like RPCS to further their commitment to helping commercial, industrial, educational, and property development sectors in reducing energy costs while also reducing their carbon footprint.

6 Benefits of Automating Your Renewable Energy Asset Management

Automating your processes is important for a variety of reasons and can be done with very little effort using an asset management software like BluePoint. Here are 6 benefits to automating your asset management workflows with software:

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Stanford researchers develop a rooftop device that can make solar power and cool buildings

Tom Abate for Stanford News: A new rooftop device under development will be able to produce electricity from sunlight while also beaming heat directly into space to cool buildings.

sonnen and Pearl Homes Partner to Develop the First Affordable, Carbon-Free Home Community

Pearl Homes and sonnen create a community of solar + storage smart homes using Google Home, showcasing the future for affordable carbon-free living via energy storage, home automation and homebuilding

ENERGY STORAGE IS A $1.2 TRILLION INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY TO 2040

BNEF has significantly increased its forecast for global deployment of behind-the-meter and grid-scale batteries over coming decades

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Panasonic Residential Solar Business Charges Forward with Cross-country Premium Installer Program Expansion

Company grows installer network from coast-to-coast with six new premium installers across three regions

Freedom Solar launches Texas' first solar financing vehicle

Freedom Solar Financial Services LLC, the first solar financial vehicle of its kind in Texas, has raised an initial round of $7.5 million in funding to finance commercial solar projects. Financing through Freedom allows companies to finance up to 70 percent of the cost of an entire solar installation and ensures that an investment in solar is cash-flow positive from day one. The company offers a simple one-page application and a rapid one-week underwriting process.

Schneider Electric and Scale Microgrid Solutions Deliver Sustainable Energy Management to Bowery Farming

System will leverage Schneider Electric's EcoStruxure Microgrid Advisor cloud-connected software platform to collect, forecast and optimize operations

National Offshore Wind Consortium Announces Roadmap to Accelerate Offshore Wind Industry in the United States

Roadmap for Developing Offshore Wind Technology Will Drive Cutting-Edge Innovation and Create Economic Opportunities Across the Nation to Combat Climate Change

EVGO CONTINUING TO ELECTRIFY LOS ANGELES

Nation's Largest EV Fast Charging Network Expands in L.A. with 6 New Locations in 6 Weeks

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