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The Latest Developments in the Electric Vehicle Industry

The electric vehicle market is performing better than ever before, averaging over 4,000 new registrations per month in 2017.

EY Survey Finds Us Consumers, Businesses Expect Massive Energy Transition in Next Decade

"Across the US, energy consumers are caught between two desires: protecting the environment while keeping energy costs in check," said Mitch Fane, US Energy Market Leader, Ernst & Young LLP.

Cracking the Code of Biomass Corrosion with HVTS

Biomass energy is a hot topic in our current climate. While some operators build new biomass-fired boilers, others retrofit old coal-fired boilers to burn biomass. Alcali- and sulfide-induced corrosion, however, has become a problem for many boilers.

Neutrinovoltaic Technology: Solar Cells That Don't Need Light

The neutrinovoltaic technology developed by the Neutrino Energy Group derives electrical energy from neutrinos, which are invisible particles that bombard the Earth in roughly equal numbers every moment of every day.

HUB SB20 Energy Management and Storage System

As many industry technology integrators are learning, energy management solutions should no longer be considered as an add-on after the project. Instead, this category should now be viewed as a necessary part of the infrastructure, along with the network and control system.

Mitigating Frost Upheaval with Earth Anchor Mounting System

This technology allows a project to mitigate a lot of the typical pain points which are usually associated with solar ground mount installs making it faster and cheaper to install and with fewer assets required.

Sustainable, Conscious Capitalism: The Way Forward

Adopting conscious capitalism does not mean that you can’t pursue profit. Rather, it focuses on profiting while considering the interests of all stakeholders (even the ones that can’t speak for themselves, like the environment).

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Wind powers opportunity: American Wind Week 2019 kicks off August 11

During Wind Week, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and supporters of wind energy highlight the many ways that wind powers opportunity at dozens of events across the country and online with #AmericanWindWeek.

ENERGY STORAGE INVESTMENTS BOOM AS BATTERY COSTS HALVE IN THE NEXT DECADE

BNEF’s annual outlook revises up its forecast for global investment in stationary energy storage, and sees majority of capacity likely to be grid-scale

Corporate Solar Investments Surge in United States, Report Finds

This year’s report contains data from both on-site and off-site installations, tracking more than 7,000 MW of installed solar capacity across 35,000 projects, up from 2,500 MW and 7,000 projects in the 2017 report.

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Wave energy gets boost to pioneer green economy with US patent approval.

US Patent Office grants AW-Energy's Patent Application for WaveRoller® technology.

Neutrino Energy - Game-Changing Energy-Generation Technology

How Renewable Energy Is Possible Without Environmental Degradation

Sungrow Supplies Argentina's Largest Solar Plant with 1500Vdc Central Inverter Solutions

The project is located in Cafayate, a region optimized for solar energy due to a high-volume of sunny days, while frequented by sandstorms, putting solar project equipment susceptible to significant wear-and-tear.

Senator Boozman Visits LM Wind Power Production Plant in Recognition of American Wind Week

Production plant employs more than 500 to manufacture turbine blades for wind farms in the region

TERRASMART ANNOUNCES A BREAKTHROUGH BIFACIAL RACKING SOLUTION

Carrying forward TerraSmart's long tradition of accommodating slope tolerances up to 36%, GLIDE's intuitive design pulls forward 10 years of direct field experience to improve install velocity with simplified connections, agile parts and a significant reduction in hardware.

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Baja’s Full Cantilever Carports for Optimal Coverage and Performance

Baja's Full Cantilever Carports for Optimal Coverage and Performance

Baja Carports offers an extensive solar support system product line customized to customers' site specifications by in-house engineers, meeting their parking lot coverage, plus optimal PV production needs. Baja's Full Cantilever Tee is often paired with its Semi and Full Cantilever carports to meet live/loads up to 60psf and wind speeds to 160mph. All Baja products are pre-fabricated, bolted connections, pre-galvanized structural steel for fast on-site installation and project aesthetic requirements."

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Megan Ray Nichols - Contributing Author

Megan Ray Nichols - Contributing Author

Megan Ray Nichols is a blogger and freelance science writer. She posts weekly on her blog, Schooled By Science, about the latest news in science and technology. When she isn't writing, Megan enjoys reading and hiking.