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The Future of Organic Photovoltaics

At this time, OPVs are applicable only in limited markets that require lightweight, flexibility, and variable angle performance.

Best Practices: Installing PV on Tile Roof

The use of either hanger bolt assemblies or standoffs mean that you’ll need to drill, grind or cut the tile when installing, which is not an ideal solution, and will make the time you spend on the roof more time consuming as well as more frustrating.

DVO Commissions First Anaerobic Digester Installation in Pennsylvania

The dairy is utilizing the separated digested solids for bedding, having previously bedded with sand. The digested liquid is stored in a lagoon to be applied as fertilizer on to growing crops, increasing crop yield and reducing the likelihood of nutrient runoff.

Road Trips Could Be Made Much More Sustainable Through Accessible Electric Vehicles

Everyone is talking about electric cars, but small passenger vehicles aren’t the only ones that are switching to electric. Recreational vehicles, or RVs, are also starting to make the switch to electric.

Engineers pioneer greener and cheaper technique for biofuel production

This is a major breakthrough in metabolic engineering and exhibits a foundational milestone in sustainable and cost-effective production of renewable biofuels and chemicals.

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NASA is testing solar panels that unfurl like Fruit Roll-Ups in space

Sarah Fecht for Popular Science: The experiment is set to fly to the space station this week

Tesla's Solar Roof Is Finally Ready For You to Buy

Tom Randall for Bloomberg: Elon Musk says orders will begin today. Pricing details have yet to be revealed.

Gigantic Wind Turbines Signal Era of Subsidy-Free Green Power

Jess Shankleman , Brian Parkin , and Anna Hirtenstein for Bloomberg: Offshore wind turbines are about to become higher than the Eiffel Tower, allowing the industry to supply subsidy-free clean power to the grid on a massive scale for the first time.

Record-breaking solar panel converts more than a quarter of sunlight into electricity

Ian Johnson for Independent: A record-breaking solar panel that can convert more than a quarter of the sunlight it receives into electricity has been developed by researchers in Japan.

- News Headlines

ULVAC Announces the LS High-speed Series of Dry Vacuum Pump

A new series combining high pumping speed with signature low power consumption

Low carbon heat: levelling the playing field

Natural Power's Senior Renewable Heat Manager, Andy Yuill, will be joining speakers at Scottish Renewables' Low Carbon Heat Conference on 24th April 2018 at The Studio in Glasgow.

Hawaiian Electric and Opus One Solutions Working to Boost Distributed Energy Resources on O'ahu Grid

Hawaiian Electric Company and Opus One Solutions are collaborating to integrate and manage increasing levels of customer energy resources on the O'ahu grid. This project will help address the challenges of managing high levels of distributed energy resources (such as private rooftop solar, energy storage, electric vehicles) while controlling infrastructure costs. It is funded in part by Elemental Excelerator, a growth accelerator and catalyst for deployment and growth of new technologies.

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Sierra Instruments, Inc.- Innovamass. Reinvented.

Sierra Instruments, Inc.- Innovamass. Reinvented.

Sierra was the first to introduce a combination volumetric vortex and multivariable mass flow meter in 1997. Today, Sierra's completely redesigned InnovaMass® iSeries™ 240i/241i builds on two decades of success measuring five process variables for gas, liquid and steam with one connection. Now, with the latest hyper-fast microprocessors, robust software applications, field diagnostic and adjustment capability, and a new state-of-the-art flow calibration facility, Sierra's vortex iSeries delivers precision, performance, and application flexibility never before possible.

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Len Calderone - Contributing Author

Len Calderone - Contributing Author

Len contributes to this publication on a regular basis. Past articles can be found with an Article Search and are listed below. He also writes short stories that always have a surprise ending. He has also written a book on wedding photography on a budget. These can be found at http://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/Megalen