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NASA iTech Forum Showcases Innovators' Top Energy Solutions

The 2018 NASA iTech Cycle II Energy is a collaborative effort between NASA and the U.S. Department (DOE) of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to find and foster innovative solutions for critical energy challenges on Earth and in space.

China’s Solar Policy Change Triggers Another Cycle of Price Pressure and Industry Consolidation

Accelerated demand across the world will still only partially compensate for the reduced outlook in China. As a result, the IHS Markit outlook for global PV installations in 2018 has fallen from 113 gigawatts to 105 gigawatts, which is still 11 percent higher than in 2017.

Modern Solutions for the PPA Invoicing Pro

Time to start processing your PPAs again. It is an inevitable part of renewable energy management. Although a simple and routine task, someone must do it. This process takes too much time and is susceptible to error.

Solar Storage: Can Innovations Make Solar Accepted?

It is clear that solar power is a real contender for a reliable and affordable energy source if the issue of storage is overcome. Some of these solutions go a long way to showing that smart houses and bio-powered vehicles running on solar energy may become a reality.

Talking Intersolar with IMO Precision Controls

IMO Precision Controls will be exhibiting at Intersolar Europe booth B3.149. We will be exhibiting our two core solar safety products - the FireRaptor Solar Panel Rapid Shutdown solution, and the SI/SIM ranges of TRUE DC solar isolators.

How Renewable Energy Is Redefining HVAC

Renewable energy resources are transforming the HVAC industry and the systems it depends on. As the technologies change, so does the way HVAC systems operate, the skills required to work with them and the impacts they have on our lives and environment.

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AltEnergymag - Special Tradeshow Coverage
Intersolar & ees

Intersolar & ees North America will take place in San Francisco, CA July 10th - 12th. This AltEnergyMag.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years event as well as Intersolar & ees Europe in June.

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BATTERIES BOOM ENABLES WORLD TO GET HALF OF ELECTRICITY FROM WIND AND SOLAR BY 2050

Coal to shrink to just 11% of global electricity generation by mid-century, from 38% now, as comparative costs shift heavily in favor of wind, solar and

Successful results from international project on fuel cells paves the way for commercialization

The project has resulted in better lifetime and performance for the fuel cells, as well as a fantastic cooperation between academic institutions and the private sector on both a national and international level.

CEA Releases 2018 Solar Energy Report; Finds Incentives Contributed Significantly to Solar Power Expansion

Report Highlights Effects of Incentive Programs on Solar Market and Future Reexamination of Solar Policies

Alternative Energy - News Headlines

Voltaiq Selected by Mobile Power Solutions to Enhance Battery Design, Testing, and Prototyping Capabilities

Advanced Data Analytics will extend MPS leadership in Battery Quality and Reliability

Wärtsilä introduces new hybrid solar PV and storage solution

This is just the latest hybrid energy solution offering Wärtsilä has brought to the market. Most recently, Wärtsilä delivered a 15 MW solar PV hybrid power plant - the largest in the world - to Essakane Solar SAS in Burkina Faso, which operates with 55 MW Wärtsilä thermal power plant.

SOLAREDGE UNVEILING ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATION AT INTERSOLAR EUROPE

Following the recent debut of its EV-charging single-phase inverter, SolarEdge will now also provide a standalone EV charger that offers greater system design flexibility, specifically for sites where the inverter and EV charger cannot be installed at the same location.

Renewable Energy Aggregators Now on Accelerated Path to 100% Baseload Renewable Energy

Proposed projects will also create new jobs and reclaim abandoned mines

VARTA Storage with strong network partners at Intersolar

VARTA Storage is focussing on the use and connectivity of energy storage systems in smart homes as part of its trade fair presentation at Booth 210 in Hall B1.

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SolarRoofHook - Low Profile QuickBOLT

SolarRoofHook - Low Profile QuickBOLT

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Sierra Instruments, Inc.

Sierra Instruments, Inc.

Sierra manufacturers high performance mass flow meters and controllers for nearly any gas, liquid, or steam. Customers choose Sierra when they need an accurate and repeatable flow measurement, short delivery lead times, expert flow advice, and long term support.