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NRL PRAM Mission: One Year and Still Going

PRAM is testing functional components of what would be part of a power satellite network that could transmit energy from space to anywhere on Earth. Since the launch, the team has been receiving data regularly.

How Farmers Harvest Their Own Power with Solar Energy

If you think about it, an industry that is wholly dependent on nature and the environment should look to the sun for free power.

Solar Spotlight: Ageto Energy Powering Community Projects

Of the many suppliers and customers SMA works with, one outstanding partner is Ageto Energy of Fort Collins, Colorado. Ageto produces microgrid control systems, and has selected SMA’s CORE1 Inverter in their projects around the world since 2017.

Advances in Solar Panel Technology in Recent Years and Its Use in Solar Car Development

Currently, a high-efficiency car company, Aperta Motors, is conducting test drives and safety tests on a new design of cars. These Aperta are three-wheelers, covered by 34 square feet of solar panels, which provide enough energy to drive up to 40 miles on a sunny day.

Best Practices for Installing a Solar-Ready Low Slope Roof

When installing a solar array, having a coverboard as part of the roofing assembly is a best practice. As such, most manufacturers of solar mounts test and evaluate their mechanical attachment products with a coverboard over polyisocyanurate (polyiso) insulation.

4 Effective Tactics for a Successful C&I Solar Sales Strategy

Whether you’re a long-time solar contractor or an HVAC or electrical contractor looking to get into solar, an effective strategy remains crucial for success.

Using Wind Energy for Hydrogen Production : An Innovative Concept

As a way to resolve wind curtailment, the integration of hydrogen fuel at a wind farm allows flexibility to shift production to best match the resource availability with its particular operational needs and market factors.

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First Batch of World's Largest Tidal-Flat 300MW Utility Scale Solar PV Plant Successfully Connected to the Grid

The first batch of units of world's largest tidal-flat utility PV plant (300 MW) have been successfully connected to the grid for power generation. This completed the annual grid connection goal safely, efficiently and satisfactorily.

Clean Energy Boom to Create Quality American Jobs

New U.S. jobs report shows America’s clean energy transition will drive massive expansion of good-paying jobs in wind, solar, and energy storage

Solar Energy Production Shines Brighter With Data Analysis Tools

Many people understandably want clear ideas of the expected results before and after installation. Data analysis tools can provide that, removing much of the uncertainty that may cause customers to delay their solar energy investments.

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF ANNUAL COLLEGIATE WIND COMPETITION

Students From 13 Universities Represent the Next Generation of Wind and Clean Energy Professionals

Businesses struggling to justify green investment in wake of pandemic despite commercial benefit

UK businesses appear to be struggling to justify investment in low-carbon technology because of the impact of COVID-19, according to new research.

ALL-ENERGY & DCARBONISE POSTPONED UNTIL 11-12 MAY 2022 - MAJOR VIRTUAL SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT PLANNED FOR AUTUMN 2021

RX (Reed Exhibitions Limited) has announced that All-Energy, the UK's largest annual renewable and low carbon energy exhibition and conference, and the co-located Dcarbonise, are now scheduled to take place on Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 May 2022 at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC). But there is something to look forward to before then - Dcarbonise Week 2021 - Virtual Sustainability Summit.

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Solar FlexRack - TDP 2.0 Solar Tracker with BalanceTrac
Solar FlexRack - TDP 2.0 Solar Tracker with BalanceTrac

Solar FlexRack - TDP 2.0 Solar Tracker with BalanceTrac

Solar FlexRack's latest solar tracker technology bundles an advanced tracker design with a full team of seasoned engineering and installation experts at your service. The next-generation solar tracker delivers a package of features that both enable increased energy yields for commercial and utility-scale solar installations, and significantly reduce project risks. That translates to smart installation cost-savings across your project budget.

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Soltec

Soltec technical reliability comes from our team of amazing people combining seasoned solar tracker experience with young talent and cutting-edge technology to push the boundaries of innovation within standard product cost-effectiveness criteria. Customers choose Soltec for the combined cost-effectiveness of high-yield equipment with high-tolerance installation features, and the proven reliability of Soltec to meet project criteria of schedule, cost and quality.