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Four Reasons the Long Tail Installer Will Win

Independent contractors should be very confident their solar installation businesses are competitive with national solar installers and that their businesses are the future of residential solar.

Emerging Methods for Wind Turbine Operation and Maintenance

With the robust growth in the wind energy market, industry players have increased their focus on the optimization of O&M cost and aiming to sharpen their O&M strategies.

Car Insurance and Its Impact on Adoption of Electric Cars

Electric car insurance has also come down in cost because of a spurt in speciality mechanics to fix these cars and fewer complex moving parts that can be damaged compared with an engine. EVs are typically less likely to be stolen and more likely to be recovered in comparison

Best Emerging Technologies for Solar Energy

For example, scientists are currently researching a form of organic photovoltaics with a chemical additive which mitigates their fragile qualities.

The Challenges of Measuring Flare Gas

Measuring the flow rate of flare gas is challenging because a flare is not a pure gas, but a mixture of many different gases. In order to correctly measure the flow rate of the constituent gases, the composition of the flare must be known.

30% of U.S. Counties are Suitable for On-Site Wind Energy Projects

For a Wind for Industry® project to be viable, the wind resource must be attractive, the factory must use enough energy, and the area grid pricing must exceed our projected rates.

MassRobotics, MassCEC Bring the Worlds of Robotics and Clean Energy Together

"The cleantech sector is ideal for robotics innovation. We believe disruptive ideas will come from startups committed to solving energy challenges using robots, and we want to provide an environment for them at MassRobotics"

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DLS Converts 2 Million Pounds of Label Waste into Clean Energy

DLS, a national label converter, finds a cost-effective waste management solution that saves 2 million pounds of label matrix annually from reaching landfills while providing a clean burning fuel source for energy companies.

American Wind Week 2018 kicks off

Wind power supporters organize nearly 30 events nationwide in recognition of U.S. leadership in wind power and its benefits

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.

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Soltage and Basalt Launch Helios Power to Deploy 200 MW of Solar in the U.S.

Expansion follows upon the successful investment of ~135 MW under Hyperion Power

Natural Power appointed for pioneering district heating network in Stoke

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has been awarded a three-year contract by Stoke-on-Trent City Council, under the Stoke DEPO framework, to provide mechanical and electrical designs for the development of the pioneering £52m Stoke-on-Trent district heat network (DHN).

Ballard Power Systems Announces Purchase of B.C.'s First Fleet of Hydrogen-Powered Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles

• Global fuel cell pioneer celebrates 40th birthday through expected purchase of Toyota Mirai FCEVs by Ballard employees • Hydrogen movement continues to gain momentum in British Columbia and globally

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Solar FlexRack - TDP 2.0 Solar Tracker with BalanceTrac
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Solar FlexRack - TDP 2.0 Solar Tracker with BalanceTrac

Solar FlexRack's latest solar tracker technology bundles an advanced tracker design with a full team of seasoned engineering and installation experts at your service. The next-generation solar tracker delivers a package of features that both enable increased energy yields for commercial and utility-scale solar installations, and significantly reduce project risks. That translates to smart installation cost-savings across your project budget.

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Emily Folk - Contributing Author

Emily is an environmental writer, covering topics in renewable energy and sustainability. She is also the editor of Conservation Folks.