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Futureproofing Tidal Power - How Technology Can Help Tidal Power to Realise Its Potential

Protecting submerged turbines from their marine co-habitants isn’t the only step tidal power plants should take. Sudden changes in water flow can be equally challenging for tidal turbines.

Contactless Handling of Wafers in the Solar Industry

Damage often occurs during the production and further processing of silicon wafers. In addition to downtimes and additional cleaning steps as well as readjustments, there are also increased material and process costs.

Will Wind-Powered Cars Have a Place Among Other Clean Transportation Options?

There’s still a ways to go concerning wind-powered cars, but we can look to specific examples like Chinook’s projects as steps toward future possibilities. However, we also can’t ignore that wind has limitations.

COVID-19 & looking ahead to 2021 and beyond, Insights from Baja Carports

The biggest challenge to the solar industry is the cost of land and cost of transmission to the end user. This combined with the spike in additional demand due to the rapid increase in electrical vehicles will put a tremendous burden on solar solutions.

Artificial Photosynthesis as a Renewable Energy Source

There is a growing effort toward establishing a high-tech energy-generating system that is fundamentally inspired by nature itself: artificial photosynthesis.

COVID-19 & Looking Ahead to 2021 and Beyond, Insights from Soltec

Soltec Power Holdings is continuously studying and investing in innovation to offer the best products to the market. In 2020 we introduced our new SF8 tracker, under the slogan "designed for greatness".

Solar Asset Management Predictions for 2021

We believe that changes that were long in the making will be implemented in very short time frames and that 2021 will stand out as an acceleration year towards industry maturity.

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Will Renewable Energy Transform Health Care?

Renewables can benefit any industry, but their impact on the medical sector could be transformative. The efficiency and flexibility of renewable energy could make healthcare more affordable and accessible on top of the usual sustainability improvements.

Getting green jobs back on the grid in a post-pandemic economy

At the start of 2020, the industry had been growing for five straight years, and more than 3.3 million Americans were employed in solar, wind, energy efficiency, clean vehicles and other areas, according to Clean Jobs America 2020.

Palari Group and Mighty Buildings Announce World's First Community of 3D Printed Zero Net Energy Homes in Rancho Mirage, California

Palari plans to develop the 5-acre parcel into a planned community of 15 eco-friendly homes, built utilizing the 3D-printed panelized Mighty Kit system by Mighty Buildings.

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Solar Wolf Energy selected as Solarize Mass Plus Yarmouth PV Installer for 2021

After a lengthy review and interview process, Solar Wolf Energy is excited to announce that they have been selected as the preferred photovoltaic installer for the Solarize Mass Plus Yarmouth campaign!

Ubiquitous Energy Receives Additional $3 Million Grant Award from the California Energy Commission for its UE Power™ Windows

"We are thrilled that the California Energy Commission selected Ubiquitous Energy to award with another grant. This award is a recognition of the incredible progress our team has made in advancing our UE Power™ transparent solar technology towards commercialization and production"

Mosaic and Congressional Bank Announce Financing Partnership

New loan program focuses on solar energy systems and battery storage to help homeowners convert to clean energy

The Solar Landscape Germany 2021- Update

Due to lots of positive feedback and high attention from all photovoltaic business segments, Solytic is now releasing an "unscheduled" update - increasing the circle of companies from 157 to 280.

Solar Industry Unveils Environmental Justice Priorities

The platform outlines principles for engagement, as well as environmental justice outcomes and policies that the organization will support to expand equitable access to solar energy and its benefits.

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