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Nuclear Fusion : Could This Be the Next Thing?

Although weaning off fossil fuels in favor of nuclear fusion will take massive amounts of time and money, this incredible feat for man will be a giant leap for all of mankind.

AlphaStruxure to Design, Construct, and Operate JFK's New Terminal One Microgrid, Creating the Largest Rooftop Terminal Solar Array in the U.S.

The 11.34 megawatt microgrid will transform the New Terminal One into the first fully resilient airport transit hub in the New York region that can function off-grid during power disruptions.

Huawei Unveils Top 10 Trends of Smart PV for a Greener Future

At the conference, Chen Guoguang, President of Huawei Smart PV+ESS Business, shared Huawei's insights on the 10 trends of Smart PV from the perspectives of multi-scenario collaboration, digital transformation, and enhanced safety.

The Keys to Clean Energy Resilience

One specific challenge presented to engineers, developers and operators is how to balance a project’s financing while prioritizing resiliency as a result of increasing extreme weather events and climate change.

Aerial Thermography Findings from the Field: The Lesser-Known Impact of Shading on Power Production

While each instance of shading is unique and can affect power production to varying degrees, there has been little investigation into whether shading of a single string happens in isolation, or whether it also affects neighboring, non-shaded strings and modules.

The Hydrogen Future of the Automotive Market - Could Hydrogen Decarbonise Transport?

Despite the growing maturity of the sector, hydrogen technologies still need considerable development in order to reach net zero targets and to become a viable fuel source for automotive applications.

Advancements in Nuclear Energy Technology (Small Modular Reactors)

SMRs are used to decrease capital costs and help economies with series production and short construction times. They are designed with module factory fabrication and generally use less than 300 MWe.

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A new frontier for Agrivoltaics: the launch of the SYMBIOSYST project

The project will develop technological solutions and strategies to increase the competitiveness of agri-PV solutions across Europe minimizing the impact on landscape and surrounding environments.

EtherCAT measurement terminals in wind farm monitoring

By continuously monitoring the turbine, blades, and foundation performance, you can support decision making on planned maintenance and design validations, which in turn can help to avoid unplanned shut down periods or making costly repairs in the event of failure.

WILL THE INFLATION REDUCTION ACT IGNITE THE US ENERGY TRANSITION?

The new US Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) requires those possessing the relevant expertise to read between the lines to determine exactly what areas to address.

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Solarplaza Summit Poland 2023

The rapid growth of the Polish solar PV market has been one of Europe's biggest recent surprises. Its attractive auction scheme is expected to last until 2026 and is already forecasted to boost the market past 20 GW of green energy by 2025. However, it is also one of the most complex policy schemes of Europe, weighed down by heavy permitting and a full grid. At the third edition of Solarplaza Summit Poland, hosted in Warsaw on 9 May 2023, you'll gain critical knowledge that will allow you to truly tap into the potential - and overcome the challenges - of the Polish market. As the green energy market grows at a rapid pace, many international developers, asset owners and financiers are planning to kickstart or expand their Polish operations, often collaborating with local partners. The balanced split between local and international players and high-level profile makes the Solarplaza Summit Poland crowd in Warsaw an invaluable networking pool, with key decision-makers willing to explore strategies and new business opportunities.

EV Charging Station Market Statistics 2022 to 2030

The global EV charging station market was stood at 896.0 thousand units in 2018, and is projected to reach 74,369.9 thousand units by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 28.7% from 2022 to 2030.

ESFI Partners with NEMA's Solar PV Council to Promote Solar PV Connector Safety

Untrained workers installing photovoltaics (PV) can lead to issues, so it's imperative to train your employees about solar PV connector safety.

Perceptual Robotics announces first close round of funding with investment from Brookstreet

Perceptual Robotics has announced the first close of the newest funding round led by investment from Brookstreet Equity Partners LLP ("Brookstreet").

S-5! Solar Expert Presents at Intersolar North America & Introduces New Product

Attendees are invited to stop by S-5! Booth #2124 to see first-hand the newest addition to its balance of systems lineup, the Module-Level Power Electronics (MLPE) clip. The MLPE clip provides a cost-effective attachment method for various MLPE devices directly to the PV module frame.

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