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Morningstar's New SureSine Off-grid Inverter Line

There are over 1,600 off-grid inverters out there now in our power class, and coming out with 6 more means we had to make them exceptional. They are– the polar opposite of “me too” thinking, designed for “mission-critical” industrial applications.

Qatar's 800MW power plant deploying LONGi modules connected to the grid

The project, part of Qatar's "National Vision 2030", is expected to provide an annual 1.8 billion kW/h of clean energy, meeting the electricity consumption of some 300,000 households and reducing carbon dioxide emissions by nearly 900,000 tons.

Award-winning Elementary School With Unique Roof Design Has Minimal Environmental Impact

The 58,000 square foot roof is indeed a unique aspect of the building, featuring 11 different raised sawtooth profiles each designed to both “optimize the amount of natural daylighting in the classrooms, and to provide the best orientation for the building’s solar array.

The Only Battery That Can Survive a Bullet? Nanotech Energy Shoots for Unprecedented Safety Performance

A Nanotech Graphene-Powered Lithium-Ion Battery 18650 cell was shot by a 4.5BRA bullet at a speed of 2,917 feet per second. Despite the ferocious force of impact, the battery did not catch fire and even still held a charge.

Technological Advances for Solar and Energy Storage are Making Energy Solutions More Accessible

The perception of fossil fuels at today's current high prices, paired with an aging utility/grid infrastructure that shuts down more often than any time in recent history, people want and need the energy security.

Using Digital Twins to Improve Solar Farms

"Utilizing a digital twin changes the picture by minimizing the impact of anomalies in the short term, with a seamless path to restoring power. We think of a digital twin as a ledger that provides an auditable system of record for solar assets that will last 25+ years."

Electrifying Agriculture - How EV Tractors Can Support the Sector’s Sustainable Shift

Battery technology needs to be developed in order to withstand the heavy loads of agricultural vehicles and supply a lasting and reliable source of power.

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European pilot line for innovative photovoltaic technology based on tandem solar cells

PEPPERONI, a four-year Research and Innovation project co-funded under Horizon Europe and jointly coordinated by Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin and Qcells, will support Europe in reaching its renewable energy target of climate neutrality by 2050.

Assembling the world's largest floating offshore wind farm

Floating offshore wind will be key to delivering cost-effective renewable energy to consumers. Equinor is leading the way in developing this technology with Hywind Tampen, the largest floating wind farm to date.

Key milestone for LiNa Energy as it successfully demonstrates its sodium-ion technology for battery energy storage systems

LiNa Energy passed a key milestone after it successfully completed an independent demonstration of its lithium-free energy storage systems (made up of its sodium batteries) with commercial partner ion Ventures.

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Solarplaza Summit Energy Storage The Netherlands 2023

Join Solarplaza Summit Energy Storage The Netherlands on 16 February in Amsterdam, the leading storage event in the Netherlands. You will connect with local & European players from both the energy storage field and the PV and wind industries. This event will empower you to take charge of and integrate your ambitions in the Dutch market. In 2021, 33% of the electricity production in the Netherlands came from renewable energies, a 22% increase since 2020. This influx of renewables into the national power grid has surpassed the speed with which the grid can sustain this growth. Power grid congestion and energy curtailments are realities of our energy management and storage is the leading solution to help mitigate these challenges. This energy storage summit will ensure developers and manufacturers have a full picture of the current market as well as an update on regulations in the Netherlands, and much more.

CEP Renewables Completes Largest Landfill Solar Project in North America

Township recoups nearly $2.3 million in past taxes while transitioning landfill into a revenue-generating, clean energy asset

Kseng Solar Unveils New Solar Roof Mount Solutions at Solar Solutions Düsseldorf

November 30-December 1, Kseng Solar made its debut at the Solar Solutions Düsseldorf in Germany, the leading trade fair for solar professionals in North-Rhine Westphalia.

Nexeon Opens Korea Office and Makes Key Appointment

Strengthens Presence in Asia Markets

Centrica and Ryze agree to develop hydrogen pathway

Centrica Business Solutions and Ryze Hydrogen are set to jointly build and operate hydrogen production facilities aimed at providing a reliable supply of hydrogen for industry and transportation.

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