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Unirac Expands Solutions Offering with Acquisition of Residential Attachments Specialist SolarHooks

"We're excited to provide a total solution for solar installers," said Peter Lorenz, President and CEO of Unirac, Inc. "Our customers have been asking us for a complete product line with the quality of Unirac's engineering and supply chain."

AltEnergyMag - Special Tradeshow Coverage
AWEA WINDPOWER 2018

AWEA WINDPOWER 2018 will take place in Chicago, IL May 7th - 10th. This AltEnergyMag.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years event.

sonnen Microgrid Brings Power, Shelter and Relief to a Farming Community in Puerto Rico

The eleventh humanitarian microgrid installed by sonnen provides immediate relief to Lares residents and creates a foundation for long-term revitalization in the wake of devastation by Hurricane Maria

Clean Energy from High Above

The new system including 100 kW generator is mobile and needs less construction material than wind turbines. Additionally the Kitepower system can flexibly use winds up to an altitude of 500 m.

Maximize Production and Revenues of Utility-Scale Solar with DC-Coupled Energy Storage

DC-Coupled Utility-Scale Solar Plus Storage leads to higher round-trip efficiencies and lower cost of integration with existing PV arrays and at the same time, opens up new revenue streams not possible with traditional AC-coupled storage.

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Panasonic Launches Off-grid Solutions Project to Mark Its Centenary

Panasonic will donate its products such as solar generation and storage systems, provide education and technical training to cultivate human resources, and help develop local business models taking advantage of electricity.

Wind powers forward to reach 30 percent in four states

Wind power, the largest source of U.S. renewable electricity generating capacity, now supplies more than 30 percent of the electricity in four states, Iowa, Kansas, Oklahoma, and South Dakota, after strong growth in 2017.

Engineers pioneer greener and cheaper technique for biofuel production

This is a major breakthrough in metabolic engineering and exhibits a foundational milestone in sustainable and cost-effective production of renewable biofuels and chemicals.

EnergySage Releases Its Latest Solar Marketplace Intel Report™ at Bloomberg's Future of Energy Summit

According to new report, consumer interest in energy storage has never been higher, and solar quotes with high-quality panels are the most likely to be selected

Alternative Energy - News Headlines

The GRC Awards - Seeking the Best in Global Geothermal

The winners will be announced at the GRC Annual Meeting & Expo in Reno, Nevada, USA.

SMA Elevates Monitoring and Control with Data Manager M

Powered by ennexOS, Data Manager M Provides Gateway to the Energy Market of the Future

Solar Permitting Made Easy by Planet Plan Sets LLC

New business launched by solar industry veterans helps solar contractors save time and money

DIGITAL INNOVATIONS IN INVERTERS HAVE ENORMOUS MARKET POTENTIAL

At Intersolar Europe, leading manufacturers and experts will showcase how digital solutions and business models are driving the market for inverters

HelioPower installs 70kWDC Solar Power System for First Lutheran Church

HelioPower is pleased to announce the successful installation of a 70kWDC commercial photovoltaic system at the First Lutheran Church of Vista (FLC) in San Diego County.

Alternative Energy - Featured Product

Array Technologies - DuraTrack HZ v3 solar tracker

Array Technologies - DuraTrack HZ v3 solar tracker

The DuraTrack® HZ v3 offers revolutionary features found nowhere else in the industry, including a single-bolt per module clamp and flexibly linked architecture. The single-axis tracker delivers a variety of efficiencies allowing for quick installation, zero scheduled maintenance and industry-leading uptime to deliver the best levelized cost of electricity (LCOE).

Alternative Energy - Featured Company

Dynapower

Dynapower

With over 400MWs of energy storage deployed worldwide, Dynapower is the leading independent manufacturer of inverters, DC Converters and fully integrated energy storage systems.