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AltEnergyMag Newsletter - Jan 10/18

Piezoelectric Power Generation in Automotive Tires

AltEnergyMag Newsletter
AltEnergyMag Newsletter - Jan 10/18
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Piezoelectric Power Generation in Automotive Tires

As the vehicle moves, a new area of the tire continually deforms and relaxes in a cyclic pattern whose frequency is dependent upon the speed of the vehicle. The piezoelectric bender elements would deform and relax with the tire. 

Improving Utility Scale PV Plant Operational Reliability via Effective Monitoring

This article examines the hidden power-loss case study data from a utility scale array. The role of string-level monitoring in identifying hidden power losses and its use as a tool in maintaining a high-level PV array operational reliability will be discussed.

Solar-only Tower Sites - A Recipe for Success or Failure?

Regardless of whether a tower company or an MNO is establishing a new tower site or upgrading an existing one, a hybrid power system is the clear answer to being able to balance customers' demands for network reach and reliability and operational demands

What is Flexibility Management Software?

At the heart of what we do is the notion that the flexible capacity from grid-connected distributed energy resources (DER) that can be ramped up or down needs to be optimized to support an efficient, decarbonized grid.

Alternative Energy Sources We Probably Didn't Know

These are some of the alternative energy sources we probably didn't know because we may never have bothered to learn about them. However, as the sources are now available or will be available soon it is essential for us to understand them and make the best use of them
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Story of the Day

The Future of Residential Home Energy Storage

2017 - Most Popular Article - With the market growing so rapidly, consumers need to understand which product best suits their household’s energy needs. Again, the key is starting with a customer’s energy usage and determining how they will use an energy storage system.
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News Headlines
SEIA Announces Release of Two Documents to Open Commercial & Industrial Solar
Tigo Releases New TS4 Product as the Most Cost-effective Rapid Shutdown Solution with Powerline Communication
Hyundai to Debut All-New Autonomous Features on Next-Generation Fuel Cell Vehicle at CES 2018
Navigant Research Finds Global Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Surpassed 1 Million in 2017
FlexSol solar roof tile is one step closer to nation-wide distribution
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POWER RAIL™ Commercial Mounting System

The Power Rail™ Commercial Mounting System is designed with the professional PV solar installer in mind. Both the XD/UD and LD/MD rails feature single tool assembly with the revolutionary patented RAD™ Lock-in-Place bolt for fast and secure module clamping. The high strength marine-grade aluminum rails include an integral wiring channel for securing cables and providing a professional finish.

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Rolls Battery

Surrette Battery Company, the exclusive manufacturer of Rolls Battery, is one of North America's leading lead-acid battery manufacturers. Established in 1935, with a production facility in Salem, Massachusetts, Surrette Battery Company relocated to Canada in 1959 and is the Nation's only remaining independent battery manufacturer.

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