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New Additives to Perovskite Tandem Solar Cells Boost Efficiency, Stability

Scientists at NREL have demonstrated a tin-lead perovskite cell that overcomes problems with stability and improves efficiency. The new cell, a tandem design with two layers of perovskites, measured a 25.5% efficiency.

How Keeping It Simple Can Lower O&M Costs

To mitigate the increasing cost of running a utility-scale solar project, many owners and operators have switched their focus from CapEx to operations and maintenance (O&M).

Solar Training Courses for 2022

SEI is scaling the organization on several fronts to give people more access to hands on, more classes online, and more services for employers to help bridge the gap between training and employment.

Rooftop Solar’s Unspoken Truth: Fires and Safety Risks are Uncomfortably Common

Due to inconsistent installation practices, intense manufacturer competition, and sometimes conflicting motives between Operations and Maintenance (O&M) providers and end-owners, the risk of fires looming on rooftop installations is uncomfortably common.

Making Solar an Even Safer Investment

As more businesses, utilities, and state bodies look to solar energy to help them meet their carbon reduction goals and cut energy costs, safety is coming under ever more scrutiny.

A Tiny Plexiglass House Featuring RT-MINI Closes Deals on the Spot

“I wanted my customers to see the product up close for themselves, not just view an iPad demo,” he said. “So, I built a tiny house using plexiglass and mounted RT-MINI II on the roof.”

Digitizing the Energy Transition: How Are Digital Technologies Accelerating Decarbonization?

With growing energy demand and increasing focus on energy security and supply resiliency, governments and businesses alike have turned to digital strategies to shape the new energy landscape.

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Is the Future of Residential Solar Shingle Roofing?

Solar shingles look nearly identical to traditional asphalt shingles. They have rectangular shapes that lay across a roofing structure, covering it with the same cornered edges that people can recognize from the street.

Sustainable roads of the future--Canada is home to world's first sound absorptive solar highway noise barrier

Mitrex is the world's largest designer and manufacturer of integrated solar products that produce sustainable and renewable electricity to transform any exterior surface into an energy-generating power plant.

US DOE Closes $504.4 Million Loan to Advanced Clean Energy Storage Project for Hydrogen Production and Storage

The hub will use Utah’s unique geological salt domes to store green hydrogen across two massive salt caverns, each capable of storing 150 gigawatt hours of energy.

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Electriq Power Becomes Sole Supplier for Barrio Elctrico to Provide Puerto Rican Homes with Energy Storage

Electriq's PowerPod 2 battery systems will help households weather the island's frequent electrical outages, as well as help residents manage the electricity costs.

QuickBOLT receives Miami-Dade NOA for QB2 Solar Mount

QuickBOLT's QB2 with 3" Microflashing® has officially received Miami-Dade County Acceptance meaning easier permitting processes, greater permit approval coverage, and savings on solar installation projects.

ION Renewables Signs Exclusivity Agreement to Bring Mitsubishi Power's Emerald Storage Solutions to Ireland

The Battery Energy Storage Projects Will Add 185.5 Megawatt / 371 Megawatt-hours of Fast Frequency and Capacity Response

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Stäubli Electrical Connectors, Inc.

Stäubli Electrical Connectors are used on more than 300 GW, over 50% of the PV capacity worldwide. The MC4 family of UL and TUV listed products include connectors, in-line fuses, branch connectors, cable assembly and more.