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COVID-19 & Looking Ahead to 2021 and Beyond, Insights from SMA America

Relative to market dynamics, we are seeing more markets reducing or eliminating incentives. Whether it’s net metering or the ITC, the industry must account for changing financial models.

Advancements in Desalination Using Solar Energy

Solar energy has a large potential as a renewable desalination energy source because of its abundance on Earth. Furthermore, advances in solar-wind hybrid desalination systems will be looked at, that demonstrate high efficiency and low carbon emissions as well.

Smart Solutions Help Farmers Adapt to Changing Climate

As farmers learn to adapt to a changing climate, the industry must also reduce its own carbon intensity by 2030 in alignment with the Paris Agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Morgan Stanley: Gasoline Industry Is About to Become Totally Worthless

But nowhere has this change been as dramatic as the transport industry, with EV titans such as Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) and NIO Ltd. (NYSE:NIO) now commanding substantially higher valuations than their imposing ICE brethren, General Motors (NYSE:GM) and Ford Motors (NYSE:F).

The Benefits of Composite EV Battery Enclosures

Aluminum and steel are traditional material choices for battery enclosures. Yet, composites could provide an improved alternative, which will significantly improve the performance of the EVs.

Covid-19 & Looking Ahead to 2021 and Beyond, Insights From Electriq Power

One of the most recent developments in the industry is the shift to LFP chemistry, a non-toxic, non-hazardous solution that allows for longer battery cycle life, increased reliability, and enhanced safety. We knew we had to create our own LFP option.

Is Automotive Ready for Hydrogen?

The move away from petrol, diesel and hybrid cars can seem like a shifting target. Despite deadlines for the ban on such vehicles varying by country, we can be sure that global change is happening — and soon.

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How Is Automation Changing Water Treatment for the Better?

As in virtually every other industry, automation can bring substantial improvements to water treatment. Here’s how this technology is changing the sector for the better.

Will Snow Be Used in the Future for Renewable Energy?

It turns out that we might be able to use snow for energy. This feat would allow homes and businesses to generate clean power from a previously overlooked renewable resource — and save some money in the process.

NexWafe GmbH Lands €10 Million Funding Round, Aims to Cut Solar Production Costs by 30%, Reduce CO2 Emissions by 70%

High-efficiency monocrystalline silicon wafer manufacturer gears up for commercialization of its wafer technology, adds veteran VC to corporate board

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Eaton's "Home as a Grid" approach to residential energy transition enables a renewable-driven future

• Demand for low-carbon energy is creating new opportunities for distributed energy resources in the home • Eaton's intelligent home energy portfolio and market-leading partner integrations enhance renewable benefits, from load management to cybersecurity

Solar power is using AI and machine learning for better efficiency

Solar-energy experts are working together to utilize artificial intelligence (AI) diagnostic ability to increase performance in solar power systems.

TOYOTA AND HORIZON EDUCATIONAL INVITE YOU TO THE STEM SPLASH

Invite your students and their parents to an event where everyone will have the opportunity to experience the All-New 2021 Toyota Mirai. There will be STEM activities and Giveaways.

Natural Power supports NTR co-location acquisition in Ireland

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has provided advisory services to NTR in support of its acquisition of a 54MW portfolio of co-located solar and battery storage projects in Co. Wexford, Ireland.

Sistine Solar's Award-Winning SolarSkin™ Technology Used in Flagship Universal Orlando Installation

Sistine Solar's patented SolarSkin™ technology brings to life the world's first custom-branded floating solar array

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S-5!® PVKIT™ 2.0 Solar Rooftop Solutions

The concept of combining PV arrays with standing seam metal roofing is growing-for good reasons. Metal roofs have a life expectancy of more than 40 years. Shouldn't the mounting system last as long? With S-5! zero-penetration attachment technology and PVKIT 2.0, the solarized metal roof is the most sustainable system available -and without compromising roof warranties! PVKIT 2.0 is the also the best solution for attaching PV modules directly to any exposed fastener metal roof.

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QuickBOLT

QuickBOLT

Today, QuickBOLT has a wide range of innovative products for mounting solar panels onto residential roofs. QuickBOLT can produce custom products from start to finish in 60 days and are continually working with installers to deliver the exact products needed for any type of roof.