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Consistent Battery Maintenance Is Key To Longevity And Performance

Failing to consistently check water levels and add water to your batteries can also result in low capacity and eventual battery failure if left unchecked.

Hydrostor Announces Australia's First Compressed Air Energy Storage Facility, Advances Global Pipeline of Utility-Scale Projects

The technology works by using electricity from the grid to run a compressor, producing heated compressed air. Heat is extracted from the air stream and stored inside a proprietary thermal store preserving the energy for use later in the cycle.

Just Right: How to Size Solar + Energy Storage Projects

The first question to ask yourself when sizing energy storage for a solar project is “What is the problem I am trying to solve with storage?” Usually the problem you are trying to solve falls into one of three buckets:

Virtual Power Plants – Time for Some Truly Whole-systems Thinking

By definition then, VPPs are an attempt at whole-systems thinking; looking to combine DERs in such a configuration that they’re greater than the sum of their parts.

The Connection Between Alternative Energy Technology and Building Trends in the Intermountain West

Nevada led the renewable energy pack by voting in favor of Question 6, with 59 percent of voters approving the measure. Known as the Renewable Energy Standards Initiative, it will require Nevada to source at least 50 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030

Solar and Renewable Energy Trends in 2019

The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. Sven Lindström, CEO of Swedish solar energy technology leader Midsummer, gives us his insights as to what developments we can we expect from the solar and renewable energy sectors in 2019

2019 Renewable Energy and Power Industry Outlook

Despite uncertainty about federal tax reform effects and a spate of new import tariffs, strong fundamentals continue to underpin wind and solar growth and supported growth in 2018. And these are buoyed by the 3 enabling trends of emerging policies...

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KeraCel, a World Leader in Solid-state Lithium Ion Batteries, Announced a Breakthrough in its Multi-material Ceramic Battery Using its Proprietary 3D Printing Technology

KeraCel is developing its ceramic solid-state batteries using proprietary additive manufacturing 3D printing technology resulting in unique monolithic structure. The unique structure allows for greatly increasing battery energy density, and producing safer and longer lasting

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE SOLAR DECATHLON 2020 BUILD CHALLENGE TEAMS!

The Solar Decathlon is a collegiate competition, comprising 10 contests, that challenges student teams to design and build highly efficient and innovative buildings powered by renewable energy.

Highview Power Partners with Citec to Modularize its Gigawatt-Hour Scale Cryogenic Energy Storage Systems

With a simplified design and streamlined engineering from Citec, a standard plant configuration of 50 MW/500 MWh can be easily and cost-effectively scaled up to multiple gigawatt hours, or down, without limitation.

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Go Electric Inc. To Develop Mobile Microgrid Platform for United States Africa Command

The company has secured $8 million in military energy contracts to date

FOUR CONFERENCES UNDER ONE ROOF: ACCESS A WEALTH OF EXPERTISE WITH A SINGLE TICKET

On May 14 and 15, attendees can gain access to all four events in Munich with just a single ticket. The conferences cover aspects of tomorrow's decentralized, digital and renewable energy supply and bring together the most important stakeholders in the energy industry.

SolaX Power PV Inverters Gain Rapid Shutdown with Tigo's UL Certification

The combined solution provides reliable Rapid Shutdown for NEC 2017-compliant residential and commercial PV installations.

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Sun Xtender Batteries

Sun Xtender is a division of Concorde Battery Corporation in West Covina, CA & Austell, GA. Sun Xtender Deep Cycle AGM Lead Acid Batteries are the preferred choice for reliable renewable energy storage. Concorde Battery Corporation is committed to standards of excellence in safety, reliability and longevity that have been sustained over 40 years in business. Concorde is committed to providing the highest quality lead acid battery solution and world class customer support. www.sunxtender.com