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AltEnergyMag Newsletter - June 17/14

Maintaining Satcon Inverters

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Maintaining Satcon Inverters
06/17/14, Contributed by, Photon Energy
When Satcon, the former inverter manufacturer, closed shop, Photon Energy moved quickly and hired key technical personnel.

How battery technology can contribute to realize sustainability of electricity storage? 
06/17/14, Shinichi Komaba, Ph.D., , Professor at Tokyo University of Science
We can avoid hazardous materials by using the sodium-ion battery and I believe that the higher performance stationary sodium-ion batteries will provide abundant energy without relying on expensive and hazardous chemicals.

Solar Monitoring Q&A with Locus Energy
06/17/14, Adrian De Luca, Locus Energy
The growth of distributed PV is showing no signs of slowing down, and with it solar monitoring is set to grow as well.

Obama's Climate Plan Is Leaking Methane 
06/17/14, Nicholas Cunningham ,
Natural gas production leaks methane along its entire supply chain – from drilling to storing, processing to distributing.

Improving the reliability and predictability of Hydro One’s transmission and distribution assets
06/17/14, Contributed by, Space-Time Insight
Millions of Assets and Data from Thirty Different Systems Visualized and Analyzed To Improve Grid Reliability

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Buffett to double his $15 billion solar, wind investments

Warren Buffett is ready to double his $15 billion investment in renewable energy, according to reports.
Speaking at the Edison Electric Institute’s annual convention in Las Vegas Monday, Buffett described how he had briefly lost track of how much Berkshire Hathaway had invested in the sector and  needed a reminder from a deputy. Buffett said he responded “there’s another $15 billion ready to go,” according to Bloomberg News.
Buffett’s investments include wind farms in Iowa as well as solar farms in California and Arizona.
Buffett also vowed to keep investing in utilities. The sector may not make you rich, but it will keep you rich, the legendary investor was quoted as saying in another report.
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