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Intersolar North America and Energy Storage North America Announce Launch of Solar + Storage Webinar Series

Today’s Progress, Tomorrow’s Promise, a free webinar series designed to educate and energize solar + storage professionals ahead of its inaugural collaborative conference and tradeshow set for July 14-16.

Solar Wind Could Replace Solar Energy

As the solar wind streams toward Earth, it carries the Sun’s magnetic field. Moving very fast, it hits into the Earth’s magnetic field, causing a shock to our magnetic protection, which results in turbulence.

S-5-PVKIT®2.0 & S-5-S Mini - KC Bailey Orchards Case Study

The Bailey’s goal is to integrate a vertically holistic approach to fruit growing and operating their orchard utilizing sustainable materials and renewable energy sources, thereby reducing their carbon footprint and working towards their goal of running a net-zero farm.

The Road to Greener Hydrogen - Hydrogen Now Isn’t Everything That Hydrogen Could Be

Whether hydrogen fuel holds the key to delivering widespread renewable power remains under heavy debate. What cannot be argued is the shear investment that backers are putting into the energy source — as much as 470 billion euros by 2050.

Panasonic Expands EverVolt™ Portfolio with New High Power, High Efficiency Solar Modules

EverVolt modules are more resistant to the effects of shade than conventional panels as the cells’ connections are split in parallel, so even if one part is shaded, another parallel connected part can generate the electricity.

Readers Choice 2020: How to Prevent Industrial Air Pollution in Manufacturing

With the constant growth in demand for manufactured goods and environmental protections under coordinated assault, there’s never been a more important time for manufacturers to take their part in air pollution seriously.

Readers Choice 2020: How Solar and Wind Energy Are Now Cheaper than Fossil Fuels

In two-thirds of the world, renewable sources of power are more affordable than carbon-based electricity. This shift represents a substantial victory for green energy, as it may offer the push the industry needs to become the new norm. Here's how this monumental shift happen

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The Benefits of Pairing Geothermal With PV Systems

There are many advantages to enjoy when you use renewable energy. Did you know that you can incorporate more than one source to reap even more benefits? Take a look at why you might combine geothermal with photovoltaic or PV systems for maximum results.

An electrifying history - The developments that steered electric vehicles from past to present day

With sales of electric vehicles (EVs) already rising by 144 per cent in 2019, the popularity of EVs will only continue to increase ― but they haven’t always been racing ahead.

On the road to invisible solar panels: How tomorrow's windows will generate electricity

By combining the unique properties of titanium dioxide and nickel oxide semiconductors, the researchers were able to generate an efficient, transparent solar cell.

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Lidar Enabled Wind Turbine Technology Increases Speed to Market While Reducing Both Mass and Cost of the Turbine

Ocean Tomo Bid-Ask™ Market announces a LIDAR technology auction that reduces wind-power generation costs by improving turbine performance in the design process resulting in a 5-10% projected CapEx advantage.

Tigo Energy Raises $20 Million in Funding

Investment Will Bolster Customer Experience and Fund Market Expansion

Unico Solar Investors, Excelsior Energy Capital and Namast Solar break ground on four new community solar gardens totaling 8 MW

Subscription-based model available to both commercial and residential properties through Xcel Energy

Panasonic's Residential Solar Products and Installer Program Reach More Homeowners in High Growth Solar Markets

Panasonic promotes 13 certified installers in Florida, Arizona, Texas, Iowa, Indiana and New Mexico

Atkore Launches New American Made Wire Basket with Quick Latching Design

Atkore is proud to announce the launch of EAGLE BASKET™, one of the strongest welded wire mesh cable management systems in the industry.

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Have you discovered SMA ShadeFix optimization?

Have you discovered SMA ShadeFix optimization?

A recent university study showed SMA ShadeFix optimization produces more energy than traditional optimizers. It also utilizes far fewer components, reducing the need for costly service visits. Systems with ShadeFix optimization and SunSpec certified shutdown devices are the ideal solution for residential and commercial PV systems. Visit SMA's website to learn more and download the whitepaper.

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