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Solar Panel Cleaning Market size is estimated to achieve over 11% CAGR through 2026.

Operation of solar panels completely depends upon exposure to the sunlight; more light hits the panel, more power it will generate. Solar panels are placed in upward angle, which makes them prone to bird droppings, general dust and dirt that cannot be washed off by rain alon

Upgrading the Grid to Accommodate Renewable Energy

Despite efforts to lower energy use, the rising population and economic growth are driving global energy demand. To balance global demand with clean energy use, we must invest in projects that enable increased use of energy from renewable resources

Power-to-Molecules, a multistage rocket to a new energy area

The idea behind ‘Power-to-X’ is to convert water and carbon dioxide to renewable fuels and chemical building blocks. To get this done, we need to develop and upscale new technology.

Community Monitoring at Ground Zero Nuclear Test Sites

The program currently encompasses twenty-four monitoring stations placed in publicly-accessible areas of communities surrounding the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS). To keep these systems running full-time, the DRI turned to Morningstar solar charge controllers.

How Egypt Banks on Renewables to Meet Expected Surge of Energy Demand

To meet its soaring demand for energy, Egypt is turning to renewable sources. Its targets, if accomplished, will see it become a pioneer in the African energy landscape. But are the plans realistic?

NREL Research Points to Strategies for Recycling of Solar Panels

Researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have conducted the first global assessment into the most promising approaches to end-of-life management for solar photovoltaic (PV) modules

Transparent and Double-Sided Sun-Tracking Solar Panels Could Be the Future

Becoming more affordable or practical are essential steps in driving the switch to renewables. Still, more innovation needs to happen. The solar panel industry needs to see substantial changes, and thankfully, it looks like there are some on the horizon.

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Tech Giants Prepare for Renewables Surge

With COVID-19 exposing the link between public health and clean energy, tech giants are preparing for a renewables surge. As it happens, they must take charge and fully integrate the most sustainable solutions.

C2 Energy Capital Works with Solar Partners to Guide a School Solar Project to Successful Completion

C2 Energy Capital supported Solar Power & Light working alongside First Solar to complete a solar power generation plant for the Otsego School District

Offshore Wind Turbine Market to witness steady growth of 18% during 2020-2026

The offshore wind turbine market is anticipated to witness a lucrative growth over the forthcoming years owing to the global shift towards renewable energy and increasing R&D by key market players.

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The First SmartFlowers in Boston Bloom at Assembly Row

Creating Visible Connections Between Solar Energy & Artistic Expression

Advanced Energy Introduces Innovative, Five-Output Power Supply for Solar PV Manufacturing Industry

Ascent MS optimizes power delivery and lowers costs for crystalline silicon PECVD processes in the production of solar cells

Q CELLS to acquire Geli, expanding its offerings in integrated energy storage solutions

Q CELLS has signed an agreement to purchase a 100% stake in Geli, a leading energy storage solutions and software provider. The acquisition marks Q CELLS' expansion into the U.S. solar + storage market beyond existing solutions in Europe and Australia.

Murata Electronics and Yotta Energy Announce Collaboration to Enable Innovative and Safe Energy Storage Solution

JinkoSolar releases its RE100 roadmap committing to be 100% renewable powered by 2025

"We're proud of our ambitious roadmap we have set for the coming ten years," said Dany Qian, vice president of JinkoSolar. "As the world's largest solar module manufacturer, it doesn't make sense that we produce renewable equipment but not use renewable energy ourselves. We are well positioned to lead the industry in the pursuit of giving the next generation a livable planet, an affordable and sustainable energy solution."

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