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Colorado Could Show the World Renewables Are Cheap

What’s happening in Colorado suggests that renewables, such as wind and solar, will continue to be cost-effective, even in the face of challenges. We may get closer to a renewable energy future than even many of the most optimistic analysts have predicted.

Case Study: Romania Grocery Store's OutBack Power Grid/Hybrid Installation

The owner noted a 60% electricity bill reduction in March, and savings reaching 80% during the summer which is the peak refrigeration season. Equally important, a recent spring outage due to a grid malfunction that resulted in no electrical power for an entire day did not af

NASA iTech Forum Showcases Innovators' Top Energy Solutions

The 2018 NASA iTech Cycle II Energy is a collaborative effort between NASA and the U.S. Department (DOE) of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to find and foster innovative solutions for critical energy challenges on Earth and in space.

China’s Solar Policy Change Triggers Another Cycle of Price Pressure and Industry Consolidation

Accelerated demand across the world will still only partially compensate for the reduced outlook in China. As a result, the IHS Markit outlook for global PV installations in 2018 has fallen from 113 gigawatts to 105 gigawatts, which is still 11 percent higher than in 2017.

Modern Solutions for the PPA Invoicing Pro

Time to start processing your PPAs again. It is an inevitable part of renewable energy management. Although a simple and routine task, someone must do it. This process takes too much time and is susceptible to error.

Solar Storage: Can Innovations Make Solar Accepted?

It is clear that solar power is a real contender for a reliable and affordable energy source if the issue of storage is overcome. Some of these solutions go a long way to showing that smart houses and bio-powered vehicles running on solar energy may become a reality.

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Intersolar & ees North America will take place in San Francisco, CA July 10th - 12th. This AltEnergyMag.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years event as well as Intersolar & ees Europe in June.

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BATTERIES BOOM ENABLES WORLD TO GET HALF OF ELECTRICITY FROM WIND AND SOLAR BY 2050

Coal to shrink to just 11% of global electricity generation by mid-century, from 38% now, as comparative costs shift heavily in favor of wind, solar and

Successful results from international project on fuel cells paves the way for commercialization

The project has resulted in better lifetime and performance for the fuel cells, as well as a fantastic cooperation between academic institutions and the private sector on both a national and international level.

CEA Releases 2018 Solar Energy Report; Finds Incentives Contributed Significantly to Solar Power Expansion

Report Highlights Effects of Incentive Programs on Solar Market and Future Reexamination of Solar Policies

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YSG Solar Extends Outreach to California

Company expands solar energy business with new office in San Francisco

Natural Power delivers on UK's first subsidy-free wind farm

Acting on behalf of developer Energiekontor, leading renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy, Natural Power has been appointed as Owner's Engineer for the construction phase of Withernwick Wind Farm Extension, located in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

REC Launches World's First n-Type Mono Solar Panel with Twin Design

The new panel breaks fresh ground for REC and the industry: this is the first solar panel to combine n-type mono half-cut cells with a twin-panel design, and promises excellent power output of up to 330 watt peak allied to lasting performance.

Natural Power delivers on UK's first subsidy-free wind farm

Acting on behalf of developer Energiekontor, leading renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy, Natural Power has been appointed as Owner's Engineer for the construction phase of Withernwick Wind Farm Extension, located in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Cheetham Hill Construction Ltd started balance of plant construction work on site this month, and the project is scheduled to be commissioned during early 2019.

THE SMARTER E AWARD 2018: WINNER WITH FUTURE-ORIENTED IDEAS

The winners were presented and awarded at 5 pm on 20 June 2018 at The smarter E Forum in Hall B2, booth 570.

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