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California Will Hit Climate Targets More Than 100 Years Too Late If Current Pace of Emissions Reductions Holds

Eleventh annual California Green Innovation Index finds state climate goals in question without major policy and technology breakthroughs to dramatically accelerate emissions decline.

Software Is Changing The Solar Power Industry: Here’s 5 Reasons Why

With advanced technology, companies have embarked on an energy software development process that has enabled companies and individuals to control how energy is produced, circulated, and used.

Laws Helping to Tackle Carbon Emissions

As of June 27th, 2019, the UK government became the first major economy in the world to draft legislation pinpointing an end date to carbon emissions.

Solar Energy Storage Market is Expected to Cross An Annual Installation of 3 GW by 2025

Industrial inclination favoring the installation of energy storage solutions coupled with the lowering cost related to implementations will foster solar energy storage industry share over the projected time period.

Energy to Go

No matter if it’s a flashlight or a Tesla: They don’t work without a battery. But what is the battery technology of the future? Researchers all over the world are looking for new solutions.

Is Nuclear Energy Still Viable?

Our aging nuclear plants need to be replaced but the new ones fail to compete on price with natural gas and renewable sources such as wind and solar energy.

Wind Turbines - Safe Operation After Expired Service Life

As wind farms age, an increasing number of turbine operators are confronted with crucial business decisions. Should the turbines be decommissioned? Will replacement bring a benefit?

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USTR Rushes to Judgment on Bifacial Exemption

Following is a statement from SEIA's President and CEO Abigail Ross Hopper regarding the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative’s decision to impose tariffs on bifacial solar panels:

Energy Trading: Blockchain Energy Market

The growth of the blockchain in energy market is mainly driven by the rising security concerns across the globe, need to manage infrastructure and other business functions through high transaction speeds and immutability, and increasing popularity in the energy sector.

Diversity & Inclusion Cuts Through Noise of North America's Largest Solar Trade Show

As part of the solar industry’s commitment to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce, customer base and supply chain, SPI and NASEW 2019 featured an array of new programming to address and discuss diversity & inclusion challenges.

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REC Group Kicks Off Mass Production of Its Ground-breaking Alpha Module in Singapore

REC Group's Alpha Series with HJT technology and a patented panel design rolls off the lines on October 10 at the manufacturing site in Singapore. Being the highest power 60-cell module, this marks a significant step for REC and the whole solar industry. With the Alpha, REC once again demonstrates its commitment to empower consumers with clean solar energy through innovative high-performance products.

Suntrace and BayWa r.e. support B2Gold in implementing the Fekola Solar Project

Suntrace and BayWa r.e. were selected to support B2Gold during implemention of the project as solar experts, providing all relevant technical expertise, such as detailed engineering, procurement support and support during construction and commissioning until completion of the project.

Solar Energy World Changes Floridians' Misperceptions About Solar, Hires Locally to Fulfill Increasing Demand

Although Florida is the "Sunshine State" some residents still don't know all of the benefits of going solar. Solar Energy World (SEW) is investing in Florida's clean energy future by educating ratepayers about the value of solar power. Headquartered in Maryland, Solar Energy World opened in Tampa in June 2019. Its rapid growth there has led to expansion into Orlando. The company is currently hiring more local installers, engineers and customer service representatives to keep up with demand. SEW attributes this growth to its proven experience helping homeowners across the region save substantially on energy costs and its goal to defeat common misconceptions area residents have about solar power.

Siemens Gamesa CEO calls on students to choose science to halt climate change as new report highlights social benefits of wind energy

• Call to action to society comes at launch of new wind energy report highlighting significant social, health and economic benefits of accelerated drive to renewable energy • Markus Tacke identifies students' lack of interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) as a potential obstacle to fighting climate change in the near future

Hanergy's Renewable Energy Center Becomes the World's First Certified LEED Zero Carbon Building

As one of the most influential green building organizations in the world, USGBC (United States Green Building Council) has been committed to promoting the "greening" process of the global construction industry, with its LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certification system considered the most authoritative and most widely used green building certification system in the world.

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LG Solar: Premium Technology and Reliable Performance

LG Solar: Premium Technology and Reliable Performance

LG Solar is transforming today's solar landscape, offering precision-manufactured and high-efficiency solar panels for homeowners who demand high performance, reliability and consistently strong energy yield from a brand they can trust. LG modules feature outstanding durability, appealing aesthetics and high-efficiency technology, backed by a limited 25-year product, performance and labor (up to $450) warranty. Homeowners who purchase LG Solar modules know they're protected by a diversified global brand.

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Baja Construction Inc.

Baja Construction Inc.

Baja Construction Co. Inc. specializes in designing, engineering, supplying, and installing high-tensile, light-gauge steel Solar Support Structures that exhibit both high quality and cost-effectiveness. Our ability to customize solar projects allows our customers to provide highly versatile assets to their end users. All of our projects are tailored to optimize specific structural objectives for commercial, municipal, and residential developments. After 37 years in business, Baja Construction has perfected the craft of optimizing the "Design to Build" process, which has resulted in Baja being a leader in the solar industry and provided invaluable support to our customers nationwide.