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S-5! Case Study – Hawaii H-POWER Solar Project VersaGard™ & S-5-S Mini

Elevating the PV panels on rooftops would reduce shadowing from adjacent properties and maximize power generation, and was therefore more favorable to achieve reliable and consistent system performance.

What Is the Carbon Footprint of Wind Turbines?

Until America develops enough renewable power to support all industrial production, turbines may continue generating atmospheric pollution. Over time, professionals predict the effects will decrease as society transitions away from fossil fuel-reliant energy.

Latest Technical Breakthroughs in Wind Energy

This paper will review recent advancements in wind energy over the last two to three years, with specific focuses on improving wind energy harvesting, offshore wind turbine foundation designs, and decreasing turbine fatigue.

New Columbia Solar Puts $30,000 Per Year on Scoreboard for D.C. United’s Audi Field

To save money, and operate sustainably while doing so, a growing number of stadiums around the world are turning to solar to power their massive banks of floodlights, sound systems, luxury boxes and flashing video screens.

5 Questions Developers Ask About Pneumatics

More and more developers, EPCs and investors are evaluating tracker systems that use the power of air, also known as pneumatic power, instead of electric power because of the many advantages that pneumatics has to offer.

Partnerships Amplify Velocity of Offshore Wind Innovation

The U.S. Department of Energy and the White House have made offshore wind a centerpiece of plans to strengthen the nation's energy infrastructure, announcing a goal to deploy 30 gigawatts of offshore wind by 2030—a huge leap from the 42 megawatts currently in operation.

Ai-driven Home Solar and Usage Monitoring

On the sales side, showing customers how a home consumes electricity and how their bill is derived – and then how the proposed solar array would help solve their electric bill concerns – makes solar tangible.

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Top Trending Technologies to Redefine Solar Power in the Near Future

The solar energy industry is supposed to introduce many exciting solar panel technologies to refurbish the growth chart post the pandemic.

Can Perovskite Make Solar Power More Efficient?

The vast majority of solar panel semiconductors today consist mostly of silicon, which has limited efficiency. But in the past few years, a potential alternative has emerged. Perovskite.

NEXT Energy Technologies Delivers Solar Prototype Window Wall To Bouygues Construction

French Industrial Group to Showcase NEXT’s Solar Installation to Global Network of Architects, Building Owners, and Commercial Developers

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How to maximise financial returns from battery storage: new guide published

Centrica Business Solutions has published a free new guide to maximising financial returns from investment in battery energy storage.

Mass Megawatts Increases its Manufacturing Capabilities for Solar Tracker Production

The purchase of solar trackers with the solar units for many businesses is an opportunity to save money for the commercial users of solar power. It can use solar trackers to save (or earn) money on the cost of electricity, with the growing number of utilities implementing time of use pricing plans.

39th World Conference on Applied Science, Engineering & Technology

39th World Conference on Applied Science Engineering and Technology (39th - WCASET) is organized by IFERP on 24th & 25th November 2021 at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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STI Norland - First dual-row tracker in the market
STI Norland - First dual-row tracker in the market

STI Norland - First dual-row tracker in the market

Developed in 2017, the STI-H250™ is consists of two linked torsion beams that rotate simultaneously following the sun's path. They are moved by just one motor, cutting supply and maintenance costs. STI-H250™ dual-row tracker includes backtracking mode to avoid shadowing between adjacent rows and stow function to protect the tracker in extreme wind conditions. For cleaning, vehicles can pass between trackers and each row can be placed in a different position.

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Hammond Power Solutions

Hammond Power Solutions (TSX: HPS.A) is a North American leader for the design and manufacture of dry-type standard and custom electrical engineered magnetics, electrical dry-type and cast resin transformers. Leading edge engineering capabilities, high quality products, and responsive service to customers' needs have all served to establish HPS as a technical and innovative leader in the electrical and electronic industries. HPS has operations in Canada, the United States, Mexico & India.