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Intersolar North America Connects Energy Innovators at Special Pavilions

California Pavilions, Powerhouse Pavilion Return to the Premier Solar-Plus-Storage Industry Event to Showcase Emerging Solar and Energy Storage Companies

Solar Power Takes the Suburbs

Beyond the economics, beyond the savings, beyond the ROI (return on investment), which we also considered, what we consume and how we consume it is very important to us – having less of an impact on the environment versus a traditional home.

AWEA WindPower Q&A with Bonfiglioli Group

We will show our solutions for condition monitoring in yaw and pitch drives, which can bring important advantages to our customers with predictive and preventive maintenance.

The Future of Offshore Renewable Energy

While offshore wind has come the farthest and gets the most attention, there are other offshore generation resources that may start making waves in the near future too.

IEEE 802.16s Standard and Its Use for Distributed Energy Resources

The standard is now being leveraged to support applications at the grid edge including communication with distributed energy resources (DER) including solar, wind and local storage. DER applications are becoming increasingly important in supplying electricity.

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EnergySage and NABCEP Release Findings of 2017 Solar Installer Survey; Report Shows Battery Demand is Surging, Trump's Tariff May Get Absorbed by Installers

Solar installation professionals report one in three solar shoppers are also interested in home energy storage, while two-thirds of installers plan to absorb some or all of the solar tariff's added cost

First Solar Enters Energy Storage Game

Travis Hoium for Motley Fool: Energy storage opens up some important opportunities for the solar power plants. First, it expands the market potential.

Dutch plan to build giant offshore solar power farm

Anthony Deutsch for Reuters: An offshore seaweed farm in the North Sea will be turned into a large solar power farm that aims to pipe energy to the Dutch mainland in roughly three years.

FPL unveils first solar-plus-storage system in the U.S. that can increase solar power plant output

By incorporating this new technology into the FPL Citrus Solar Energy Center, a solar power plant that was built in 2016, FPL expects to increase the amount of solar energy that the plant can deliver to the electric grid by more than half a million kilowatt-hours a year.

Solar & Wind - News Headlines

Montgomery County Chooses Solar Energy World to Install Hundreds of Home Solar Systems

Solar Energy World, the fastest-growing locally owned solar company in Maryland with thousands of installations since its founding in 2009, has been selected to install solar panels for a Montgomery County Co-op. Members of Solar United Neighbors selected Solar Energy World through a competitive proposal process over several other firms because of their ability to offer quality components at very competitive prices, and its extensive experience.

SEIA Urges New Jersey Legislature to Pass Bill Raising State's Solar Energy Goal

The bill is being examined today in a joint hearing held by the state Senate Budget and Appropriations and the Assembly Telecommunications and Utilities committees.

Pattern Energy Pilots Uptake's Software at Wind Site

Global renewable energy operator Will deploy on 87 turbines to generate more power

Solar & Wind - Featured Product

Array Technologies - Duratrack Hz V3 Solar Tracker

Array Technologies - Duratrack Hz V3 Solar Tracker

The DuraTrack® HZ v3 offers revolutionary features found nowhere else in the industry, including a single-bolt per module clamp and flexibly linked architecture. The single-axis tracker delivers a variety of efficiencies allowing for quick installation, zero scheduled maintenance and industry-leading uptime to deliver the best levelized cost of electricity (LCOE).

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AllEarth Renewables, Inc

AllEarth Renewables, Inc

AllEarth Renewables is the designer and manufacturer of the AllEarth Solar Tracker, a complete grid-tied, dual-axis solar electric system that uses GPS technology to follow the sun, producing up to 45% more energy than fixed systems. With over 30 years of experience in the renewable energy industry, AllEarth Renewables has become the nation's leading solar tracker company.