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Distributed Energy Resources (DERs)

As utilities move towards distributed energy, the customer’s role in the energy value chain increases dramatically. The utility’s ability to influence mutually beneficial DER adoption and behavior will dictate whether or not DERs serve as an opportunity or threat

LG Solar Panels, Energy Star Appliances Bring Green Technology To 2019 'New American Remodel' Home

Advanced solar panels and energy efficient home appliances from LG Electronics are delivering high-performance energy savings and unparalleled design to The New American Remodel® (TNAR), the official show home of the 2019 International Builders' Show® in Las Vegas this wee

Proxy Revenue Swaps for Wind Farm Development

In this Interview with Georgios Papadimitriou, President and CEO of Enel Green Power we will disucss how Enel Green Power is utilizing Proxy Revenue Swaps to partially fund the High Lonesome wind project in Texas.

Wind Farms Now More Affordable than Coal Plants

Lazard stated that building and operating solar and wind facilities will now be cheaper than running a coal plant in particular areas of the US. As a result, it is actually leading to the closure of many coal plants across the country.

Are Solar-Powered Cars the Future?

The idea of the solar car is relatively new on the market and holds very real promise. If successful, the solar car will offer the ability to drive anywhere without burning any environmentally damaging fuels.

8 Reasons to Integrate your Monitoring System with an Asset Management Software

Integration between solar and wind asset management software and monitoring software lets owners and operators automatically retrieve weather and production information, providing an up-to-date overview of the status of their portfolio.

PV System Installation Tips and Training

Railless systems can sometimes save on logistics costs, come fully assembled, and go up to the roof quickly. Generally, these systems shine at low to moderate roof slopes, snow-loads and wind speeds.

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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE SOLAR DECATHLON 2020 BUILD CHALLENGE TEAMS!

The Solar Decathlon is a collegiate competition, comprising 10 contests, that challenges student teams to design and build highly efficient and innovative buildings powered by renewable energy.

Party is over for dirt-cheap solar panels, says China executive

Solar panel prices tumbled around 30 percent last year after China, the world’s largest producer, cut subsidies to shrink its bloated solar industry, pushing smaller manufacturers to the brink of collapse.

IREC's 2019 Clean Energy States Honor Roll

After a colossal year of energy policy activity across the states, the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) calls out some favorite 2018 success stories in its 2019 Clean Energy States Honor Roll, announced today.

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Ford Motor Company to Procure Locally Sourced Michigan Wind Energy Through Collaboration with DTE Energy

Ford Motor Company is announcing the procurement of 500,000 megawatt hours of locally sourced Michigan wind energy through DTE's MIGreenPower program

AES to Help APS Customers Get Solar After Sunset with New 100 MW Energy Storage System

Battery-based energy storage system will deliver cleaner energy to Arizona customers at times of peak usage

Solaria Doubles Global Production Capacity; First High-Performance PowerXT® Panels Delivered from Collaboration with SHINSUNG E&G

Solaria Doubles Global Production Capacity First High-Performance PowerXT® Panels Delivered from Collaboration with SHINSUNG E&G

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LG Solar Unveils NeON R with Enhanced Aesthetics and Energy Savings
LG Solar Unveils NeON R with Enhanced Aesthetics and Energy Savings

LG Solar Unveils NeON R with Enhanced Aesthetics and Energy Savings

The NeON R module features "Back Contact" cell technology delivering an entirely black panel that is aesthetically pleasing and energy efficient. The cell's seamless, surface blends perfectly into nearly all rooftop designs while the module's electrodes are positioned on the rear of the cell. Using LG's N-type cell structure, the panels produce 365W of energy, up to 7.3kWp, compared to 5.8kWp of the p-type cell. The module's new design minimizes LID, thereby delivering a longer lifespan and increased energy output.

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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, & Italy.