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Increasing Sustainability of Distributed Energy Systems

Companies looking to improve their sustainability while continuing to protect their power systems against risk are beginning to incorporate renewable energy into their distributed energy power systems.

New Solar Technology Could Generate Power at Night

This technology could represent a turning point in sustainable power. Scientists have been working for decades to make our way of life more environmentally friendly. One of the most critical aspects of this effort is to generate reliable alternative energy.

California Ramping Up Its Reliance on Geothermal

After years of being overshadowed by solar and wind, geothermal is set to become a major player in California's renewable energy. Here is how geothermal is growing in California right now.

Electric Cars Take Flight in 2019

EVs stepped on the gas in 2019. With the demand curve hitting no breaks, the battery electric vehicle market is likely to be reaching its tipping point by 2022.

The Progression of the Energy Industry in 2020

People have realized that they can take control of their energy in lots of other ways. With their smart devices and a little bit of planning, consumers can now make money on their energy use, while simultaneously keeping the grid stable.

Crystal Paint for Solar Panels Could Innovate Renewable Energy

Now, researchers have developed a new way of creating solar panels that may make it easier to install than ever before — a crystal-based liquid that has allowed researchers to effectively paint on solar panels to suitable surfaces.

How Digital Marketing Can Grow Your Solar Business

Any solar business who wants to stand out from their competition will have to embrace digital marketing as it is a powerful tool to use to connect with customers.

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Solar Jobs Up Nationwide and in 31 States After Two Years of Losses

The U.S. solar industry employed nearly 250,000 workers in 2019, an increase of more than 5,600 jobs (or 2.3%) since 2018, according to the 10th annual National Solar Jobs Census released today by The Solar Foundation.

The Race for the Best Electric SUV

In 2019, the Mitsubishi Outlander proved to be the top electric vehicle by fleet size (41,265) The fact that this SUV had out-sold smaller, more traditional electric vehicles, such as the Nissan Leaf, proves the impressive rise of the electric SUV.

Waste to Energy Market size is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of over 7% by 2024.

The surging urban population and industrialization has resulted in a massive increase of waste generation every year. This trend is particularly growing across emerging economies.

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THE SMARTER E AWARD - CHAMPIONING THE ENERGY GAME-CHANGERS

Focusing on intelligently connected concepts and solutions for the efficient generation, storage and use of energy, The smarter E is the world's leading exhibition and conference series for the new energy world. The innovation hub unites the four exhibitions Intersolar, ees, Power2Drive and EM-Power to take an in-depth look at cross-sector solutions and technologies for an intelligent, sustainable and cost-effective energy supply.

Rewire-NW Smart Local Energy project gets funding green light

Heat network specialist Switch2 joins partners to design a smart local energy system for Warrington, following funding announcement from UK Research and Innovation.

LG Chem & Span Launch Energy Storage with Customizable Backup Power

The LG RESU home battery and Span smart panel provides customizable backup power and controllable home energy loads

Trimark Operations Center Announces Advanced Alerting System for Utility-Scale Solar Sites

Checks if equipment is online and operating correctly in real-time for quicker issue resolution eliminating costly site visits

In Tokyo? Visit Clenergy at Booth S16-36 at PV EXPO 2020

Clenergy Japan will exhibit at the upcoming PV EXPO 2020, scheduled on February 26 (Wed) - 28 (Fri) at Tokyo Big Sight, Japan. Don't miss Clenergy's Booth at S16-36.

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OMG Roofing Products  - PowerGrip Universal

OMG Roofing Products - PowerGrip Universal

Eliminate Solar Rack Ballast and Reduce Rooftop Material Handling. PowerGrip™ Universal (PGU) is a commercial roof mount system designed to secure solar racks and other equipment to any type of commercial roofing system. PGU provides a secure connection directly to the roof deck or structural members and is designed to reduce or eliminate ballast in solar racking systems, so there's less weight on the roof and less material handling. Made of heavy-duty cast aluminum, PGU units include a base ring which is secured through the roofing cover and into the structural roof deck, and a waterproof top plate.

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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.