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Intersolar North America Connects Energy Innovators at Special Pavilions

California Pavilions, Powerhouse Pavilion Return to the Premier Solar-Plus-Storage Industry Event to Showcase Emerging Solar and Energy Storage Companies

Solar Power Takes the Suburbs

Beyond the economics, beyond the savings, beyond the ROI (return on investment), which we also considered, what we consume and how we consume it is very important to us – having less of an impact on the environment versus a traditional home.

AWEA WindPower Q&A with Bonfiglioli Group

We will show our solutions for condition monitoring in yaw and pitch drives, which can bring important advantages to our customers with predictive and preventive maintenance.

The Future of Offshore Renewable Energy

While offshore wind has come the farthest and gets the most attention, there are other offshore generation resources that may start making waves in the near future too.

From Fossil Fuel To Electricity Without CO2: Ohio State University Makes It Possible

The chemical looping process refers to the use of a metal oxide material to take oxygen from air (and water, and/or CO2), and supply that oxygen to a fossil fuel and/or biomass. Using the chemical looping concept, one can make many products such as electricity, liquid fuels,

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EnergySage and NABCEP Release Findings of 2017 Solar Installer Survey; Report Shows Battery Demand is Surging, Trump's Tariff May Get Absorbed by Installers

Solar installation professionals report one in three solar shoppers are also interested in home energy storage, while two-thirds of installers plan to absorb some or all of the solar tariff's added cost

Energy Storage Is Coming, But Big Price Declines Still Needed

Joshua Rhodes for Forbes: Cheap energy storage got a steroid shot this week when FERC announced that it was going to let energy storage operate in the wholesale markets as both a buyer and a seller.

First Solar Enters Energy Storage Game

Travis Hoium for Motley Fool: Energy storage opens up some important opportunities for the solar power plants. First, it expands the market potential.

Dutch plan to build giant offshore solar power farm

Anthony Deutsch for Reuters: An offshore seaweed farm in the North Sea will be turned into a large solar power farm that aims to pipe energy to the Dutch mainland in roughly three years.

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Montgomery County Chooses Solar Energy World to Install Hundreds of Home Solar Systems

Solar Energy World, the fastest-growing locally owned solar company in Maryland with thousands of installations since its founding in 2009, has been selected to install solar panels for a Montgomery County Co-op. Members of Solar United Neighbors selected Solar Energy World through a competitive proposal process over several other firms because of their ability to offer quality components at very competitive prices, and its extensive experience.

SEIA Urges New Jersey Legislature to Pass Bill Raising State's Solar Energy Goal

The bill is being examined today in a joint hearing held by the state Senate Budget and Appropriations and the Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities committees.

Pattern Energy Pilots Uptake's Software at Wind Site

Global renewable energy operator Will deploy on 87 turbines to generate more power

SolarEdge to Offer StorEdge with Power Backup for European Markets

SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. ("SolarEdge") (NASDAQ: SEDG), a global smart energy leader, is launching its StorEdge Solution with power backup for European PV markets.

Saft joins forces with European partners to develop the battery of the future

• Ambitious program of research, development and industrialization for advanced high-density lithium-ion (Li-ion) and Solid-State new generations of batteries • European industrial champions from at least three countries will work together to harness European expertise and technology leadership • Support from European and national authorities key to success

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