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Solar Storage: Can Innovations Make Solar Accepted?

It is clear that solar power is a real contender for a reliable and affordable energy source if the issue of storage is overcome. Some of these solutions go a long way to showing that smart houses and bio-powered vehicles running on solar energy may become a reality.

Talking Intersolar with IMO Precision Controls

IMO Precision Controls will be exhibiting at Intersolar Europe booth B3.149. We will be exhibiting our two core solar safety products - the FireRaptor Solar Panel Rapid Shutdown solution, and the SI/SIM ranges of TRUE DC solar isolators.

How Renewable Energy Is Redefining HVAC

Renewable energy resources are transforming the HVAC industry and the systems it depends on. As the technologies change, so does the way HVAC systems operate, the skills required to work with them and the impacts they have on our lives and environment.

Talking Intersolar with Mark Kanjorski of Ampt

Amptwill be exhibiting at Intersolar & EES North America booth #8541. Ampt will display new products for repowering existing PV systems to improve performance or to enable low cost replacements of legacy inverters when needed.

Talking Intersolar with GameChange Solar

GameChange Solar will be exhibiting at Intersolar North America Booth #9421. We are excited to share the owner and installer benefits of our Genius Tracker system which increases leveraged ROE up to 30 % for owners.

Talking Intersolar with SimpliPhi Power

SimpliPhi Power will be exhibiting at Intersolar & ees North America Booth #8217. SimpliPhi's full product line will be on display, including our PHI batteries -- now with larger capacity and lower price points

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.

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Financial Close for one of the largest PV Power Plants with an Industrial Offtaker in Namibia and Africa

SunEQ Namibia has reached financial close with the Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) for a 5 MWAC solar project for Ohorongo Cement, the largest cement factory in Namibia.

Natural Power supports construction of European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre

Following the final turbine installation at the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), Scotland's largest offshore wind test and demonstration facility, Natural Power is delighted to have been involved throughout the construction phase supporting the Environment and Consents Manager for the Vattenfall development.

SAKOR TECHNOLOGIES ESTABLISHES PARTNERSHIP WITH PREMIERE LOCAL INDIAN DYNAMOMETER PRODUCER SAJ TEST PLANT PRIVATE LTD

PRESENTS SEMINAR FOR MAJOR HYBRID AND ELECTRIC VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS

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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