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SOLAR 20/20: Renewable Energy Vision Goes Virtual

After much deliberation, the NOC has ultimately decided to convert the live event in Washington D.C. to a virtual conference in order to ensure the safety and health of our attendees, speakers, and sponsors.

Wire Management: Materials, New Module Geometries and the NEC

The trends with the biggest impact that we are seeing all revolve around the design of module frames. There are a number of module manufacturers who have reduced the length of the flange found on the underside of a typical module frame.

Upcoming Webinars - PV Mounting in Asphalt and Metal Roofs

This is a Technical webinar with tips on installing both rail-less and rail option Roof Tech systems. Building a long lasting array and code compliance are important topics.

Solar Light Systems Provide Crucial Light Sources in Remote Oil Fields

EcoSol Energy Systems a leading energy, water and sustainability consulting headquartered Dubai, United Arab Emirates was tapped to develop a lighting system to keep the oil fields running safely and efficiently.

Fire Protection for Stationary Lithium-ion Battery Energy Storage Systems

This challenge can be addressed effectively by means of an application-specific fire protection concept for stationary lithium-ion battery energy storage systems, such as the one developed by Siemens through extensive testing.

Assessment of Ransomware Event at U.S. Pipeline Operator

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) reported on 18 February 2020 on a ransomware incident impacting a natural gas compression facility at an unidentified U.S. pipeline operator.

What is the Safest Energy for the Future?

Energy’s deathprint is the number of people killed by one kind of energy or another per kWhr produced. Coal is the worst. According to the World Health Organization, the Centers for Disease Control, and the National Academy of Science.

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ZERO-PLUS Project: Building the residential settlements of the future

The ZERO-PLUS project has developed and implemented a comprehensive and cost effective system composed of innovative solutions for the building envelope, for building energy generation and for energy management at the settlement level.

IDTechEx Research: Redox Flow Batteries' Advantages for Stationary Energy Storage Market

One of the main characteristics of this technology is the decoupled energy and power capacity. In fact, while the energy is stored in the electroactive species present in the electrolyte.

Carbon Offsetting - Invest in the Future

Amid other problems, one of the UK’s major challenges in modern times is how to tackle the ever-present issue of climate change. As our population and economy has grown dramatically, so has the pressure on the environment as the demand for energy spikes.

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Voters Strongly Favor Offshore Wind Energy

-New polling shows near identical support among Republicans and Democrats for adding more offshore wind to the American energy portfolio -Majority of voters say wind energy will be more important in 10 years than oil and natural gas

Navigant Research Report Shows Rapid EV Growth and Battery Cost Declines Are Creating a Renewed Interest in Battery Swapping

Previous market failure does not reflect future opportunities, report finds

ABB partners with China's State Grid to integrate large-scale renewables

ABB Power Grid's HVDC transformer and high-voltage technology an essential part of integrating large-scale renewables in China

Switch2 shares heat network know-how with launch of webinar series

Heat network developers and operators can keep up to date on the latest know-how during the Covid-19 period via fortnightly interactive webinars, launched by Switch2 Energy.

Ballard Congratulates ABB and HDF Energy on Collaboration for Fuel Cell System Production to Address Marine Applications

Ballard Power Systems congratulates ABB and Hydrogene de France on their April 8, 2020 announcement of a Memorandum of Understanding for the assembly and production of fuel cell power systems for marine applications, based on Ballard fuel cell technology.

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Rolls Battery - Maintenance-Free AGM & GEL Batteries

Rolls Battery - Maintenance-Free AGM & GEL Batteries

With a full range of capacity options (85AH-3300AH) and voltage configurations to choose from, Rolls Battery maintenance-free 2V, 6V & 12V AGM and broad range of 2V GEL models offer a valve regulated lead acid (VRLA) battery option with the same dependable energy storage and heavy-duty construction customers have grown to expect from the Rolls brand for over sixty years. Installed in off-grid, grid-tied or backup float applications, these sealed batteries require minimal ongoing maintenance and provide a versatile energy storage solution for remote or confined installations. Rolls Battery AGM and GEL battery lines deliver superior cycle life and are backed by an industry-leading warranty.

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Pfeiffer Vacuum

Pfeiffer Vacuum

We've been a part of it right from the very beginning - For more than 125 years! Our quest to supply each and every customer with a perfect vacuum solution is what spurs us on time and time again to top achievements. Our fascination with vacuum and the opportunities it offers for industrial manufacturing processes and research can be seen in all of our activities.