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AltEnergyMag Newsletter - July 20/16

Special Tradeshow Coverage of Intersolar

AltEnergyMag Newsletter
AltEnergyMag Newsletter - July 20/16
>>> Articles - Special Tradeshow Coverage of Intersolar

Intersolar Europe was held from June 21st - 24th in Munich, Germany, Intersolar North America ran July 14th - 16th in San Francisco, California. This Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years events.

Solar Energy Becoming More Predictable Thanks to Forecasting

Ultimately, the use of forecasting allowed the plant operator to send commitments in line with what is required by the grid operator.

Using Silicon in Lithium Ion Batteries to Increase Capacity

A key attribute of silicon in lithium ion batteries (LIB) is the higher capacity that Si can offer which leads to greater electric vehicle driving range or longer operating consumer electronics.

Social Media Coming of Age in Clean Tech

Achieving engagement with a customer is about meaningful interaction with the consumer.

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>>> Stories of the Day

Energy Storage Would Get U.S. Tax Credits in Bipartisan Bill

Chris Martin for Bloomberg Politics:  Energy storage would gain access to the same tax incentives that helped make renewable energy the biggest new source of electricity in the U.S. last year under a bill introduced in the Senate.

Why Drones Are 'Game-Changing' for Renewable Energy

Julia Pyper for GreenTechMedia:  This week at Intersolar North America, DroneDeploy, a cloud software platform provider for commercial drones, and DJI, a leading maker of drones and camera technology, announced a partnership that is expected to dramatically increase the efficiency of solar panel installation and inspection using drone-based thermal imagery capture and analytics.

SolarCity pushing industry to 40% increase in useful lifetime of solar power installations

John Fitzgerald Weaver for Electrek:  In a new report released by SolarCity, we are seeing that solar power systems have a usable lifetime of at least 35 years – 40% longer than the market expects. 

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>>> Featured Product

Bonfiglioli USA - A leading supplier of solar power conversion systems

Bonfiglioli designs and manufactures a variety of products for renewable energy applications including inverters for utility-scale solar PV installation, yaw and pitch drives for wind turbines, and mechatronic solutions for hybrid and electric vehicles (consumer and commercial). Worldwide, over 2GW are installed with Bonfiglioli PV inverters and one of every three wind turbines has a Bonfiglioli gearbox. We are commtted to solutions that reduce emissions for a cleaner, brighter future for all.

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>>> Featured Company

Kipp & Zonen USA Inc.

Kipp & Zonen offers high quality solutions for the measurement of both natural and simulated solar radiation, from the ultraviolet to the infrared, for both photovoltaic and thermal solar energy systems.

More Companies
UH Researchers Discover Key Mechanism for Producing Solar Cells
Storage a Promising Source of Solar Job Growth, Paper Finds
OutBack Power Showcases System Solutions at Intersolar North America
sonnen Announces Commercial Energy Storage Solution in Partnership with Ideal Power
Quick Mount PV Introduces Tile Replacement Mount for Simple and Clean Solar Installations on Tile Roofs

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Sep 13 - 15 2016, Novi, Michigan
Sep 26 - 28 2016, Guangzhou Pazhou, China
Sep 27 - 28 2016, Brooklyn, NY
Oct 04 - 06 2016, San Diego, CA
Oct 05 - 07 2016, Edmonton, Alberta
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