Alternative Energy - Articles, Stories & Interviews
If you anticipate your solar company to thrive for the next two decades, it’s time to begin thinking about the responsibility we have to ensure modules stay out of our nation’s landfills.
A resilient and reliable electricity grid is essential not only to the security of the infrastructure powering our economy, but also to the everyday lives of all Americans.
States up efficiency investments & power savings; push net-zero buildings & electric vehicles; NJ, CT, CO, SD improve most; MA and CA lead.
This white paper aims to provide an overview of the US utility rooftop solar market, and the main challenges it faces in terms of O&M
Inverters, like all semiconductor-based equipment, are sensitive to overheating and, in general, operate best at cooler temperatures, while suffering power losses and damage at higher internal temperatures.
Whether it's saving every electricity customer money or hardening our infrastructure against climate change, it's hard to imagine another project right now that looks as appealing, practical and unifying as developing a national energy grid.
In this article, I discuss the primary reasons why autonomous vehicles are emerging, what factors go into developing self-driving cars, and how energy storage is a vital part of autonomous vehicle design.
Alternative Energy - Featured Stories
Moore, a staff scientist at NREL, is researching fast-drying solvents for the development of perovskite ink—a shortcut to the eventual commercialization of perovskite technologies.
The white paper, developed by members of SEIA’s Solar Quality Assurance Working Group, provides recommended best practices on everything from contractor qualifications to the design and actual installation of a solar photovoltaic (PV) system.
GreenBlu Begins $1.6 Million U.S. Department of Energy Award to Commercialize Adsorption Desalination Technology
New technology to make zero-carbon, zero-discharge desalination and wastewater treatment affordable
Alternative Energy - News Headlines
Centrica Business Solutions Helps Customers Optimize Day-to-Day Performance with 100% Renewable Energy Solutions
Powering Performance: The Buyers Guide to Solar Now Available
The process could enhance the use of the earth's own heat as a source of clean energy.
End-to-End Data Intelligence Platform Makes Battery Storage Project Sizing and Performance Predictable
All four projects are slated to be in service by March 2020.
North America's Two Leaders in Electric Vehicle Charging Enter into the Region's First Ever Roaming Agreement
Alternative Energy - Featured Product
The NeON R module features "Back Contact" cell technology delivering an entirely black panel that is aesthetically pleasing and energy efficient. The cell's seamless, surface blends perfectly into nearly all rooftop designs while the module's electrodes are positioned on the rear of the cell. Using LG's N-type cell structure, the panels produce 365W of energy, up to 7.3kWp, compared to 5.8kWp of the p-type cell. The module's new design minimizes LID, thereby delivering a longer lifespan and increased energy output.
Alternative Energy - Featured Company
sonnen was founded in Germany in 2010 and is the European market leader for smart storage systems with over 24,000 energy storage systems installed globally. The company's all-in-one storage-plus-solar solution, the sonnenBatterie intelligent energy storage system, is available in the U.S. and provides benefits to residential customers, from cost savings through better energy management, to backup power in the event of grid outages and the capability to go off-grid, supplying customer with up to 100% of their energy.