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Solar and Storage: Latest Market Surveys Show Dynamic Growth

The number of large-scale PV power plants is growing rapidly, as is the number of residential, commercial and industrial PV installations combined with storage systems.

PV for RVs: Introducing One of the Country’s First RV Parks to Run on Solar Power

As the owner of the Glades Resort, an RV park in Moore Haven, Florida, Tom Tripoli noticed an opportunity to practice environmental stewardship and save money on his power costs by switching from traditional to renewable energy.

Lithium Batteries for Renewable Energy Applications

Considering A Lithium Battery For Your Electrical Back-up Station? Here's Some Facts You Need To Know

Greening the Automotive Industry: Sustainable Practices in EV Battery Manufacturing

This article explores how advanced inspection systems are pivotal in driving these sustainable practices by enhancing manufacturing precision, reducing waste, and ultimately leading to more environmentally friendly production processes.

Corporate Sustainability Strategy within the Renewable Energy Industry

We recognize the potential for growth, innovation, and development in the shift towards a low-carbon economy, and our position allows us to leverage these opportunities for the benefit of our customers and the planet.

Against great odds: Solar power in the Antarctic

Temperatures below -89 °C, winds over 200 km/h, extreme variances in hours of sunlight, with up to 16 hours in the summer and only two during winter, pose tremendous challenges for both research teams and equipment.

Turbine Blade Inspection Using Vibro-Thermography

This article explores the application of vibro-thermography as an effective non-destructive testing (NDT) technique for detecting both surface and subsurface cracks in turbine blades.

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Olympic Champion and Team Panasonic Brand Ambassador Michael Phelps Embraces Solar at Home with Panasonic EVERVOLT® Solar Modules and Battery System

The 23-time Olympic gold medalist has teamed up with Panasonic to convert his Arizona home to solar power as part of his commitment to building a more sustainable future for tomorrow.

So you want to build a solar giga-factory?

As U.S. domestic production lines for solar modules kick off, some prospective manufacturers hope to simply buy a turnkey production line. This “factory in a box” approach can work but still requires careful planning and expert implementation.

Avangrid Receives Full Federal Approval for Construction of New England Wind Offshore Projects

The New England Wind 1 and New England Wind 2 projects have the potential to create thousands of jobs and provide enough clean, reliable energy to power nearly 1 million homes and businesses in the region.

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Platte River Partners with Qcells to Bring Largest Solar Project to Northern Colorado

Black Hollow Solar will have capacity for 257MW of power for the utility's service region.

Sungrow's PowerTitan to equip the Vilvoorde BESS 800MWh project by ENGIE in Belgium

The project will be developed by ENGIE, an international utility group who is a global reference in low-carbon energy and services.

Desay Battery Showcases Cutting-Edge Energy Solutions at Smarter E Europe 2024 in Germany

Desay Battery Showcases Cutting-Edge Energy Solutions at Smarter E Europe 2024 in Germany

SolarEdge Marks Milestones in U.S. Manufacturing Strategy: Achieving Targeted Inverter Production Level in Texas and Shipping First Power Optimizers from Florida

Manufacturing plans are expected to generate 1,750 new jobs in the U.S. by year end and help customers reach full Domestic Content for residential offering by Q4 2024.

POWWR reveals UK businesses are spending 12.6% more for their energy

What businesses pay for their energy varies massively region upon region

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MORNINGSTAR - GenStar MPPT

MORNINGSTAR - GenStar MPPT

GenStar MPPT is the industry's first fully integrated solar DC charging system, an all-new design with "lithium DNA" from the leader in charge controllers. Out of the box, GenStar is an overachiever-delivering legendary Morningstar quality, efficiency, power and reliability along with the latest in advanced communications and control technologies. All the most installer-requested features are on-board; additional features can be easily added via Morningstar's ReadyBlock expansion technology, with snap-in blocks that provide battery metering and monitoring, signaling and load control, and lithium battery communications/control

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MoviTHERM

MoviTHERM

MoviTHERM - Advanced Thermography Solutions is a FLIR Systems, Inc. distributor for FLIR thermal cameras and application specific thermal imaging solutions. The company offers infrared thermal imaging systems for remote monitoring, automated thermal imaging and non-destructive testing.