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Hiring Trends to Know If You Want a Job in Alternative Energy

Due to lowering technology costs, public and private investments, and ethical pressure, the demand for green energy and corresponding jobs is rapidly increasing.

Unlocking the Future of EV’s with Ultra-Fast Charging and Artificial Intelligence

In this feature, Dr Doron Myersdorf, CEO of StoreDot, explores how AI might just hold the key to solving these issues, and the potential of this approach for the future of energy storage and EVs.

Newly Formed Strategic Solar Sourcing Equips Small And Medium Size Companies To Compete In Solar

The newly formed Strategic Solar Sourcing will provide enterprise-quality, supply chain services and products for residential and C&I solar installers, developers, EPCs, and other solar professionals with direct-to-manufacturer pricing without the need for large purchases.

The Latest Developments in the Electric Vehicle Industry

The electric vehicle market is performing better than ever before, averaging over 4,000 new registrations per month in 2017.

EY Survey Finds Us Consumers, Businesses Expect Massive Energy Transition in Next Decade

"Across the US, energy consumers are caught between two desires: protecting the environment while keeping energy costs in check," said Mitch Fane, US Energy Market Leader, Ernst & Young LLP.

Cracking the Code of Biomass Corrosion with HVTS

Biomass energy is a hot topic in our current climate. While some operators build new biomass-fired boilers, others retrofit old coal-fired boilers to burn biomass. Alcali- and sulfide-induced corrosion, however, has become a problem for many boilers.

HUB SB20 Energy Management and Storage System

As many industry technology integrators are learning, energy management solutions should no longer be considered as an add-on after the project. Instead, this category should now be viewed as a necessary part of the infrastructure, along with the network and control system.

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Neutrinovoltaic Technology: Solar Cells That Don't Need Light

The neutrinovoltaic technology developed by the Neutrino Energy Group derives electrical energy from neutrinos, which are invisible particles that bombard the Earth in roughly equal numbers every moment of every day.

Wind powers opportunity: American Wind Week 2019 kicks off August 11

During Wind Week, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and supporters of wind energy highlight the many ways that wind powers opportunity at dozens of events across the country and online with #AmericanWindWeek.

ENERGY STORAGE INVESTMENTS BOOM AS BATTERY COSTS HALVE IN THE NEXT DECADE

BNEF’s annual outlook revises up its forecast for global investment in stationary energy storage, and sees majority of capacity likely to be grid-scale

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Accel International Partners with Eversource on Energy-Efficient Facility

Manufacturer to save more than $100,000 annually in energy costs

EVERSOURCE TEAMS UP WITH A PLACE TO GROW TO HELP CREATE A THRIVING AND SUSTAINABLE

Early learning center turns to Eversource's energy efficiency expertise to cut energy costs and enhance comfort

Yotta Raises $1.5 Million for Development, Commercialization of its Panel-Level Energy Storage System

-Beta testing to be expanded to new installations -Management team now has over 100 years of combined industry experience with two new director-level appointments

NABCEP AND INTERSOLAR NORTH AMERICA PARTNER TO BRING INSTALLER-CONTRACTOR CEUS TO SAN DIEGO IN 2020

This is the first of several new program additions that the event will announce ahead of its move to San Diego for 2020. "It's not enough to just be the first major solar + energy storage event at a more convenient time of year, we also want to expand the programming available to attendees to help them start the year off with a clear business advantage," said Wes Doane, Event Director for Intersolar North America.

Solis Inverters Rank 3rd in Chinese Export Market

Ginlong Technologies leads in PV inverter exports from China. According to EnergyTrend, China exported $1.3 billion in inverters during the first half of 2019, with the country's top five inverter manufacturers accounting for 36 percent of total export value.

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Tigo’s New TS4-A-M (Monitoring) & TS4-A-S (Safety)

Tigo's New TS4-A-M (Monitoring) & TS4-A-S (Safety)

Tigo will announce the new product launch of the patented UHD-Core TS4-A (Advanced Retrofit/Add-on) Platform at SPI 2019. The new TS4-A-M (Monitoring) & TS4-A-S (Safety) units have improved lightweight hardware and lower labor costs to address a range of functions and budgets. The TS4-A-M allows module-level monitoring via Tigo's SMART Website & App. The TS4-A-S is UL-certified as a rapid shutdown solution for residential and C&I PV system. Both units join the Tigo's multivendor solution that works with almost any inverter and smart module in the global PV market. Contact sales@tigoenergy.com for pricing, shipping, and availability in Q4'19.

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SolarEdge Technologies

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SolarEdge Technologies provides end-to-end distributed solar power harvesting and PV monitoring solutions, allowing maximum energy production for faster return on investment. The SolarEdge power optimizers perform MPPT per individual module while monitoring performance of each module. The highly efficient solar inverter is tailor-made to work with power optimizers. SolarEdge enables more power from any PV system, optimal roof utilization, a complete panel-level monitoring, and enhanced safety.