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Purdue researchers test 3D concrete printing system as part of NSF-funded project

Transitioning to clean wind energy could become more cost-efficient as Purdue University researchers test a new technology created by an international startup to anchor offshore wind turbines.

NREL Explores Innovative Manufacturing Approach for Next-Generation Wind Turbine Blades

Led by NREL senior wind technology engineer Derek Berry, the team’s novel techniques could revolutionize how wind turbine blades are manufactured.

Scale Your Solar Organization Seamlessly With APIs

As an organization scales, bespoke cross-team communications become a major choke point. In addition to being slow, error-prone, and redundant, these manual touchpoints also result in unnecessary spending and lost sales.

Will 2021 Challenges Slow the 2022 Renewable Energy Market?

Increasing costs are the result of converging factors, including decreasing supplies of key raw materials, changing logistics and shipping costs, and an unstable labor market. Here’s a breakdown of the biggest factors affecting renewables right now.

Nova Solar Discovers the Benefits of RT-REB for Efficient Wire Management

Nova Solar is a family-owned company founded by two brothers, Barklie and Trip Estes. When Barklie was searching for panel attachments they could use without metal flashing, he got in touch with Roof Tech and began using the RT-MINI on their residential projects.

Turning the Tide for Renewables in Alaska

NREL Tidal Research Reveals Opportunities for Rebuilding Alaska’s Economy with Renewable Energy

Next Generation of Wind Turbines

Wind turbines can have negative impacts on ecosystems present in the air and underwater. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has been researching solutions with the help of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

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It's time for change - Technology essential to tackle climate change

To pursue a sustainable future, manufacturers need to find options to increase energy efficiency. Industrial robotics is an ideal way to help improve sustainability and minimize the environmental impact of manufacturing activities.

NREL Researchers Point Toward Energy Efficiency Instead of Long-Term Storage

As more communities plan to eventually rely on 100% renewable energy, the researchers offer a strategy that could guide their paths—one that shifts away from long-duration storage.

Solar Energy Infrastructure: Is It Cyber Secure?

Increasing the production of solar energy comes with specific security concerns. Before evaluating the safety of a smart grid, individuals must assess the technology's structure and functions.

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New Patented Technology from EO Charging Set to Transform Fleet Charging

-EO is the UK's leading provider of charging solutions for electric vehicle fleets, supporting customers like Amazon, DHL, Uber and Tesco -ISO 15118-compliant AC chargers scheduled for trial by EO's largest fleet customer in early 2022 before becoming more widely available for all electric fleets globally -Charging technology unlocks the future integration of commercial EVs into the smart grid (vehicle-to-grid or V2G) and will leverage AI-based learning to help optimise large-scale fleet charging

Five Startups Selected to Participate in Shell Gamechanger Accelerator™ Powered by NREL

The program's fifth cohort will receive world-class research support and non-dilutive funding to deploy clean technologies that decarbonize industrial processes and optimize electric vehicle charging

BayWa r.e. Expands Distribution Network with Acquisition of Beacon Solar

Beacon Solar will be fully integrated into BayWa r.e. Solar Systems LLC, the U.S. solar distribution business.

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