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The Talk of the Neighborhood: A Residential ESS Case Study

How a Retiree Impressed His Neighbors, Reduced His Energy Bill and Increased His Energy Storage Capabilities with Solar Panels and Home 8 Energy Storage System.

Evolution of Raw Materials in Green Hydrogen Production: A Comparative Analysis of Current Trends and Technologies

Recognized for its versatility and potential as a clean energy carrier, hydrogen is poised to address the energy requirements of various sectors, including heavy industry, transportation, and power generation.

The Construction Procurement Process, Explained

How companies organize their procurement team and the technology they choose to manage the process can make a huge difference in building project costs.

What the Renewables Industry Needs to Learn From Coal and Oil About Worker Safety

Green power installation and expansion are happening faster than standards and instruction recommendations can keep up.

How NREL Helps Startups From the Beginning

To put it simply: Antora Energy, a startup focused on decarbonizing industry by converting low-cost, intermittent renewable electricity into reliable industrial energy, would not be where it is today without the help of the U.S. Department of Energy’s NREL.

Digging Deep to Preserve the Longevity of Solar

Asset owners increasingly are seeking longer design lives for their solar power plants. While 25 years was the accepted standard for the last two decades, power plant life spans now are being pushed out to three or four decades.

Biomass One’s Journey to Improving Power Plant Fire Protection

In this article, we delve into the success story of Biomass One and shed light on the key role played by the Intelligent Early Fire Detection (iEFD) solution provided by MoviTHERM.

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Avangrid Pilots Mobile Robot Dog to Advance Substation Inspections with Artificial Intelligence

Company collaborating with Levatas and Boston Dynamics to launch pilot project. Among utility industry’s pioneers using artificial intelligence to detect and analyze substation equipment

Three Domestic Energy Storage Supply Chain Trends for 2024

What are the latest supply chain trends? Energy storage manufacturers are building domestic supply chains and experimenting with new materials to bring about the future of clean energy.

Chung-Ang University Team Achieves High-Safety Ultra-Fast Charging for Lithium Batteries

Scientists have introduced innovations in electrolyte design to address safety concerns and improve the charging rates of lithium-ion batteries, which are widely utilized in electric vehicles.

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The Surging Energy Storage Market Demand and Untapped Potential

The energy storage market size was USD 50.82 billion in 2023 and is anticipated to reach around USD 167.90 billion by 2032, expanding at a CAGR of 14.20%.

New Mini Lever Actuated Plunger Saves Time And Space

Limited space should not mean limited quality. Experience quick and reliable actuation in a more compact package with Southco's new 56 Mini Lever Actuated Plunger. This solution features the same lever-actuated operation as the full-size version for faster and easier latching and unlatching of electronic components.

Energy Vault Begins Construction of the Largest Green Hydrogen Long Duration Energy Storage System in the U.S.

Project supported by a 10.5-year tolling agreement; Commercial operation expected by the end of Q2 2024, solidifying Energy Vault's global leadership role in green hydrogen and gravity-based technologies for long duration energy storage

EnergySage Releases Its 18th Solar & Storage Marketplace Report

Latest report showcases the resilience of the home electrification sector amidst a dynamic year

INNOVATIVE, AGILE, BOLD: START-UPS PRESENT PIONEERING ENERGY AND MOBILITY SOLUTIONS AT THE SMARTER E EUROPE 2024

More than 2,800 exhibitors and over 115,000 visitors from all around the world are expected to attend. The event will take place across 19 exhibition halls and an outdoor exhibition area.

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Morningstar Corporation

Morningstar Corporation

With over 4 million products installed and sold since 1993-in some of the most extreme environments and mission-critical applications in the world-Morningstar Corporation is the world's leading supplier of solar controllers and inverters. The US-based, privately-owned company is headquartered in Newtown, Pennsylvania, with an engineering research and development center in Maryland, and a global network of dedicated, best-in-class distribution and manufacturing partners. With some three decades of consistent, independent ownership and management behind it, Morningstar today enjoys stability and staying power unique in the industry- a result of the high morale, independent culture carefully cultivated by its founders and their original vision.