Alternative Energy - Articles, Stories & Interviews
In addition to renewable energy, this new bill also includes an aim to boost solar power’s influence by 2041. Despite the attention and positive support, we should note that the bill hasn’t yet been signed and will be reviewed by Mayor Muriel Bowser.
Nevada led the renewable energy pack by voting in favor of Question 6, with 59 percent of voters approving the measure. Known as the Renewable Energy Standards Initiative, it will require Nevada to source at least 50 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030
The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. Sven Lindström, CEO of Swedish solar energy technology leader Midsummer, gives us his insights as to what developments we can we expect from the solar and renewable energy sectors in 2019
Apart from the solar panel itself, virtually any circuit consists of a solar regulator, inverter and, most commonly, a battery. Let’s briefly go through their functions.
After a storm like Michael or Florence, it may take weeks or months to fully restore electricity. Solar and energy storage technologies can help address immediate, short-term needs while building a resilient electricity grid for the future.
Despite uncertainty about federal tax reform effects and a spate of new import tariffs, strong fundamentals continue to underpin wind and solar growth and supported growth in 2018. And these are buoyed by the 3 enabling trends of emerging policies...
The time is right to amp-up blended renewable energy and energy storage solutions dedicated to solely power our infrastructure.
Alternative Energy - Featured Stories
Highview Power Partners with Citec to Modularize its Gigawatt-Hour Scale Cryogenic Energy Storage Systems
With a simplified design and streamlined engineering from Citec, a standard plant configuration of 50 MW/500 MWh can be easily and cost-effectively scaled up to multiple gigawatt hours, or down, without limitation.
While the United States was the first to demonstrate floating PV panels—with the first installation occurring 10 years ago on pontoons on an irrigation pond in Napa Valley, California—the idea has not received widespread national acceptance.
“As the costs of offshore wind are declining, the U.S. offshore wind industry is quickly advancing with strong Federal and State support. The industry is well-positioned to meaningfully contribute to the New York and New Jersey economies through employment and supply chain
Alternative Energy - News Headlines
Solar commitments declined 24% in dollar terms even though there was record new photovoltaic capacity added, breaking 100GW barrier for the first time
The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC) has issued a call for papers for the world's biggest annual geothermal energy conference of the year taking place September 15-18, 2019, at the Palm Springs Convention Center, Palm Springs, California, USA.
Under current plans, the region will install 7 gigawatts (GW) of new power generation capacity from renewable sources by the early 2020s
Innovative microgrid platform a step toward next-gen clean energy technologies
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