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Boris Bans Petrol and Diesels, But the Future's Bright For Electric

The Prime Minister has labelled his ten-point action plan, which includes investment in sustainable energy and bettered public transport, a ‘green industrial revolution’.

Dawn of a New Day for Energy Companies

“The commercial, operational and safety benefits of smartphones and other smart technologies” are empowering the energy industry says Colin Abrey of Nextivity

How to Start a Renewable Energy Business

Now is a good time for entrepreneurs to get started in the renewable energy sector. The following best practices will help any business get off the ground.

Building Sustainable and Smart Energy Infrastructures with Wi-Fi HaLow Technology

The higher demands for long-range connectivity and low power requirements for many IoT and machine-to-machine (M2M) applications are ushering in Wi-Fi HaLow at an increasingly faster rate this year and for the years ahead.

China Sets Its Sights On Global EV Dominance

China, is looking to become a dominant player in the rising global ev market. Chinese EV manufacturers are expected to start expanding overseas, while Beijing already controls a large part of the global EV supply chain, beginning with critical minerals processing.

Emissions and Coal Have Peaked as Covid-19 Saves 2.5 Years of Emissions, Accelerates Energy Transition

BloombergNEF’s New Energy Outlook 2020 sees total oil demand peaking in 2035, and growth in clean energy technology – yet, world still heading for 3.3-degree temperature rise

Increasing the Efficiency of Solar Power - Power Resistors Are a Key Solar Component

Solar PV systems aren’t consistently efficient, with many hardly surpassing 20 per cent efficiency. Increasing the capability of solar PV systems is essential if we’re to incorporate more solar energy into the grid.

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The Zinc-ion Battery's Role in the Energy Storage Industry

Lithium-ion batteries are the only technology that can meet the performance requirements for electric vehicles and renewable energy storage. However, the demand for lithium-ion batteries is rising far quicker than investments in the raw materials required to produce them.

The Future of Warehouse Sustainability

The key areas to focus on are technology, the environment and public health. Then, warehouses can become sustainable in every sense of the word.

New Survey Finds More Countries Turning to Macro Grids to Enable Energy Transition

A global survey of Macro Grids conducted by Iowa State University shows countries around the world are scaling up their electric grids in order to tap low-cost domestic and foreign renewable resources, grow their economies, and strengthen security

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C2 Energy Capital Diversifies Portfolio with Acquisition of California's Largest Floating Solar Project

C2 Energy Capital announces its ownership of California's largest floating solar system. The project was purchased from Ciel & Terre®, a global leader in PV floating systems. Located in Windsor, the 1.78-MW installation uses Ciel & Terre's patented Hydrelio® technology to float a grid of 4,959 high-performance solar modules on a recycled storage pond, powering the town's wastewater treatment facility and saving $4M in electric costs over the next 20 years.

Monolith Materials Receives Investment from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) to Support Clean Hydrogen Production

Investment from global leader in manufacturing and engineering is latest vote of confidence in U.S. chemical manufacturer's proprietary hydrogen-producing technology

LONGi supplies 273MW of its solar modules for Southeast Asia's largest solar plant, Phase I of the Xuan Thien Ea Sup Project in Dak Lak, Vietnam

With nearly 2 million solar panels, 500 kV / 1,200 MVA transformer station and 22.2 km of 500 kV line, this is so far the largest solar power plant in Southeast Asia. The plant, which has been set up at an estimated cost of 20,000 billion dong, has been commissioned five months earlier than the scheduled date of completion due to joint efforts by the developers, logistics partners and equipment suppliers including LONGi.

Here's How Brands Could Use Webinars To Grow Their Business

Read on as we talk about how brands have been successfully using virtual webinar keynote speakers to expand their target audience and further boost their sales.

Natural Power appoints Offshore Analytics Lead

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has appointed Antoine Borraccino (PhD) as Offshore Analytics Lead.

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STI Norland - First dual-row tracker in the market

STI Norland - First dual-row tracker in the market

Developed in 2017, the STI-H250™ is consists of two linked torsion beams that rotate simultaneously following the sun's path. They are moved by just one motor, cutting supply and maintenance costs. STI-H250™ dual-row tracker includes backtracking mode to avoid shadowing between adjacent rows and stow function to protect the tracker in extreme wind conditions. For cleaning, vehicles can pass between trackers and each row can be placed in a different position.

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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.