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Understanding Wind Turbine Fire Protection

A whopping 90% or more of wind turbine fires originate in the nacelle. The nacelle contains the gear box, the generator, the controller, the low- and high-speed shafts, and the brake—and it (the nacelle) sits atop the tower.

CAREFUL POLICY DESIGN COULD UNLOCK MASSIVE ROOFTOP SOLAR MARKET AROUND THE WORLD

New BloombergNEF and Schneider Electric report finds rooftop solar market still largely untapped with potential to exceed 2,000 gigawatts of solar and 1,000 gigawatt-hours of energy storage by 2050

Green Software – A New Trend for a Better Planet

How to call the wider group of companies which bring to market innovations that could replace existing technologies with more environmental-friendly ones, even if their primary goal doesn’t strictly align with the definition of Green Tech?

First Ward Park Combines Air and Sun with Smartflower

The Smartflower is connected to First Ward Park’s general electrical system, meaning that the energy it produces will offset park lighting, restrooms, its upcoming Air Quality Learning Station (AQLS), and all other electrical uses.

3 Best-Practice Initiatives to Mitigate Risks of Cyber Attacks

Cybersecurity risks have become a major headache for utilities. Attacks have been escalating in intensity, as well as frequency. Leaders must prioritize these key areas if they are to mitigate the risks of cyberattacks that will surely keep coming.

The Top 10 Most Common Myths about Traditional DC Power Optimizers: Part 2

In part one of this blog post series we talked about how MLPE technologies impact performance and shared five common myths about power optimizers. In this second post, SMA expert Blair Reynolds continues providing clarification on five more of the most common misconceptions.

What You Need to Know About Energy Storage System Fire Protection

When dealing with any form of energy and its storage, there is always some degree of risk with an associated hazard involved. With PSH, there is a risk that the containment could fail producing the hazard of cascading water rushing through the surrounding area.

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Why Are Environmental Tests Crucial for Solar Power Success?

Many leading solar panel manufacturers guarantee their products for 25 years. However, investigations show that the equipment often fails much sooner than that. Researchers sought to find out why.

Rising Demand for EVs Will Disrupt Auto Manufacturing

The most significant transformations are likely to happen in factories, where the differences between EV and ICE vehicles could reshape workflows and drastically reduce labor hours.

DRINKing It in: Five Teams and Their Desalination Designs Earn a Spot in Final Stage of Waves to Water Prize Competition

This month, DOE and NREL officially announced the five teams that earned a spot in the fifth and final competition stage, DRINK. Now, these five have 180 days to prepare their devices for an open-ocean trial at the Coastal Studies Institute in North Carolina in April 2022.

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New internship programme for aspiring solar professionals

African solar training provider GREEN Solar Academy is going one step further in its commitment to preparing installers for a successful career in solar energy by launching an internship programme.

HYDROGEN RUNS LIKE A SILVER THREAD THROUGH DCARBONISE WEEK

Is hydrogen the solution to all decarbonisation challenges? It certainly runs like the proverbial silver thread during the first three days of Dcarbonise Week: Virtual Sustainability Summit (4-8 October), featuring in many of the All-Energy and Dcarbonise webinars being held during the first three days of the Summit. https://www.all-energy.co.uk/en-gb/dcarbonise-week/programme.html

Webinar: Planet vs. Profit - how to find the balance for your organisation

Balancing financial and environmental goals in pursuit of net zero is the topic of a free webinar - hosted by Centrica Business Solutions on Tuesday 12 October (11am to 12pm BST).

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