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IDTechEx Takes a Look at the Emerging Industrial Thermal Energy Storage Market

While TES systems offer reduced emissions for heat production compared to fossil fuels, recently, higher and volatile natural gas prices in key regions have highlighted an additional benefit TES offers, which is potentially reduced and more stable costs for heat production.

Renewable Energy Solutions with Intermountain Wind & Solar

This installation just down the street from Weber State University maximizes solar panel placement to offset the energy needs of the newly constructed five-story apartment building in the scenic Gardens neighborhood on 40th Street.

Improving Post Harvest Management through Portable Solar Cold Storage Systems – A Case Study from the Northeastern Part of India

The local farmers were informed about the Solar-Powered Cold Storage through the field staff and the District Agriculture Department. About 40 farmers started using Solar Cold Storage facilities in a year, primarily for storing potatoes.

Current Developments, Issues, Discoveries and Advancements in Geothermal Energy

Geothermal energy can bridge the transition away from fossil fuels, as it currently makes use of the tools and existing wells in the oil and gas industry, while also addressing the unreliability of current renewables.

Wall Mounted Solar Thermal System

Our solar thermal system consists of a panel mounted on a building's south-facing wall (panel size depends on the heating objective - 4x6', 4x8', 4x10'), a controller (the system's "brain"), a fan to push or pull the warm air, & some ducting.

Rapid Assessment of Wind Damage

The asset owner needed to quickly assess the damage to prepare for possible insurance claims and develop a remediation strategy. Raptor Maps' analysis found more than 20MWdc of site capacity was impacted by equipment anomalies.

Mini-grid for extended family - NZ Homestead gets private power

The power supply at Tim and Fiona’s homestead in Auckland, New Zealand is distributed from a micro grid which serves their extended family of eight, across three tiny homes, the main residence, and large workshop.

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Puerto Rico Can Reach Its 100% Renewable Energy Goal by 2050

NREL Led PR100 Study That Modeled Possible Scenarios Built on Stakeholder Priorities of Energy Affordability, Resilience and Reliability, Land Use, and Economic Benefits

Why Getting Women Involved Is Key to Renewable Energy Growth

Publicity surrounding green energy expansion features photos of men climbing wind turbines or on rooftops installing solar panels. There are women in the industry, but there is room for growth.

Trina Solar Powers New Zealand's Largest Solar Farm with Integrated Module-Tracker Solution

This is the first Trina Solar project in the Oceania region to integrate both Trina Solar modules and TrinaTracker (a business unit of Trina Solar) smart tracking systems.

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SAKOR TECHNOLOGIES RELEASES DYNOLAB™ GENV NEXT GENERATION TEST AUTOMATION CONTROLLER

DELIVERS NEW BENCHMARK IN MODULARITY, PERFORMANCE, ROBUSTNESS AND EXPANDABILITY

Happiest Minds collaborates with ENERCON, to drive sustainable wind energy solutions

Happiest Minds has established its role as a long-term development partner in ENERCON's pioneering efforts to expand onshore wind energy.

Repsol completes the construction of Frye Solar in the United States, its largest solar plant

Frye Solar, located in Kress (Texas), is the largest solar project built by Repsol, with nearly one million panels, a total installed capacity of 637 MW and 570 MW currently in operation.

EchoSense study receives final approval from DOE

Now concluded, approved, and published by the US Department of Energy (DOE), this multiyear study confirms the system's effectiveness and enables broader adoption of EchoSense as a smart curtailment solution in the United States, in turn, advancing the clean energy transition by maximizing the productivity of wind assets.

Accelerating Electrolyzer Industrialization: SolydEra, Bosal, and VDL Forge Partnership

- A Consortium of Italian, Belgian, and Dutch High-Tech Innovators - Uniting Expertise in Stack Technology (SolydEra), HotBop (Bosal), and System integration and production (VDL) - Scaling Production and Reducing Costs - Memorandum of Understanding Signed, Full Cooperation Agreement Expected by June

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Canadian Solar - HiKuBlack - Black Backsheet & Frame (Mono)

Canadian Solar - HiKuBlack - Black Backsheet & Frame (Mono)

Aesthetic appearance for residential systems: With black backsheet & black frame, Power range 380 ~ 405 W, Low power loss in cell connection. Enhanced reliability: · Low temperature coefficient (Pmax): -0.34 % / °C, LID LeTID less than 2.0%, Lower hot spot temperature, Better shading tolerance.

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Stäubli Electrical Connectors, Inc.

Stäubli Electrical Connectors, Inc.

Stäubli Electrical Connectors are used on more than 300 GW, over 50% of the PV capacity worldwide. The MC4 family of UL and TUV listed products include connectors, in-line fuses, branch connectors, cable assembly and more.