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5 Virtual Renewable Energy Summits and Events to Watch This Fall

Renewable energy summits are going to look very different this year. However, the pandemic isn't stopping these events from happening — they're simply transitioning to the digital world.

How to Obtain the Extra Energy Gain Promised by Bifacial Technology

The solar generation gain in the change from monofacial to bifacial is currently around 6-8%, a percentage known as bifacial gain, which is conditioned by multiple factors.

What Is Preventing Some Countries From Making the Switch to 100% Renewables?

The most stubborn barrier is the cost of installation. Renewables are designed for simplicity, meaning solar panels and wind turbines are relatively easy and inexpensive to maintain, the initial price of the equipment to power companies and homeowners is not insurmountable.

Solar Energy Powers ‘Home of the Future’

Located in Memphis on the banks of the Mississippi River, the civitas home project is a 2,800-square-foot residence that aims to be one of the first homes in America to be certified Zero Emissions, Zero Energy, and Reveal, along with attaining LEED Platinum certification.

NREL, ExxonMobil Teams Imagine, Research New Solutions for Tomorrow’s Energy Challenges

Through a research partnership with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the corporate giant that once urged motorists to “Put a tiger in your tank,” may one day suggest they fuel up with some algae.

Can Erosion at Solar Farms Be Prevented?

Erosion is one risk that workers must mitigate or fix when working with solar panels. These farms can span several acres, with the structures covering most of that land. Underneath it all, the soil and dirt must stay in place.

What Training Do You Need to Work in Renewables?

The renewable energy field is gaining momentum. More individuals enter the industry each year to become professionals in the field and work toward creating a better environment and economy.

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Nearly 500K Clean Energy Workers Remain Out of Work After Only 13K Jobs Returned in August

• 14% of clean energy workforce still jobless as industry nears slow season • August growth rate far below 2020 projections made before COVID-19

Utility Solar Market Drives Q2 Growth as Pandemic Causes Drop in Rooftop Solar Installations

The U.S. solar market installed 3.5 GW of new solar photovoltaic capacity in Q2 2020, a drop of 6% from Q1 installations. At the same time, utility-scale solar remained resilient despite the Covid-19 pandemic, representing 71% of all new solar capacity brought online in Q2.

Solar PV Module Market to witness steady growth of 8.5% during 2020-2026

The solar PV module market is expected to witness a period of flourishing growth owing to a global shift towards renewables and the subsequent rise in large-scale solar energy projects across the world.

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Joules Accelator Program Announces Next Class of Cleantech Entrepreneurs for NC

Game changing innovation includes environmental credit card scores, flood mapping, and solar storage panels

SEIA Continues Fight Against Unlawful PURPA Rules

National trade group challenges FERC changes to PURPA implementation rules

Save the date! Don't miss Global Offshore Wind 2020 virtual conference and exhibition

Many events and activities have been disrupted this year, but Renewable UK is delighted to confirm that Global Offshore Wind 2020 is going ahead - it's just going online.

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