EVs Only as Green as Their Grids

Though EVs are two to three times more efficient than conventional, gasoline-powered vehicles and have no tailpipe emissions, the greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) reductions and air quality benefits they bring depend on the mix of energy generation sources on the grid used to charge them.

U.S. Solar Market and 15 States See Best Quarter Ever for Residential Solar

The U.S. residential solar market reached record highs in the third quarter of 2019 with 712 megawatts of solar installed, according to the latest U.S. Solar Market Insight report from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).

Implementing Drones to Inspect Electric Utility Wires

It's plotting a new course to the destination utilities are already sailing to (a proactive condition based asset management) and that this new course or technology is often seen as a disruption first before realizing it as an opportunity.

Battery Pack Prices Fall as Market Ramps Up With Market Average at $156/kwh in 2019

Cost reductions in 2019 are thanks to increasing order size, growth in battery electric vehicle sales and the continued penetration of high energy density cathodes. The introduction of new pack designs and falling manufacturing costs will drive prices down in the near term.

59% of Consumers' Next Car Will Likely Be Electric

We found there was more EV adoption in California than in the Northeast. There are many factors, but it is the case that public regulators have been approving significant funding to promote electric vehicles in the west, including widespread public media campaigns.

Neuron EV Introduces Pure Electric TORQ

Visionary automotive company Neuron EV has recently unveiled the Neuron EV TORQ, the firm's electric semi-truck that sets new standards in clean energy vehicles.

Streamlining Grid Interconnections: Cooperation Over Competition in an Increasingly Renewable World

While huge leaps of progress have been made, there is still work to be done. Last year, DG solar accounted for just 0.7% of all U.S. grid power generation. Limited market penetration has allowed a number of states to refrain from adopting statewide grid interconnection standards.

More than 50,000 new jobs through photovoltaics and storage technology

Recent study by Bonn market researchers: Expansion of photovoltaic and storage technology could triple the number of jobs. Rapid removal of PV market barriers in the EEG as well as release of brakes on expansion necessary to close the climate protection gap and avoid shortfalls in power generation as a result of nuclear and coal phaseout.

Understanding and Installing Split-Cell Modules

With split-cell (aka half-cell) modules becoming more prominent in the market, it is important to understand their inherent differences and have the know-how necessary to install them.

Study: Solar Tariffs Cause Devastating Harm to U.S. Market, Economy and Jobs

More than 62,000 jobs, $19 billion in investment and 10.5 GW of solar are lost due to tariffs

First Theme Park on the West Coast Powered by Solar is Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Moving forward, 80% of the park's energy usage will be powered by one of the largest solar carport installations in the country.

Heliogen Achieves Breakthrough Temperatures From Concentrated Sunlight for Industrial Processes

Heliogen will be able to replace the fuel that generates greenhouse gas emissions from industrial processes with solar energy for the first time. For instance, cement production - one of the industrial processes well suited to Heliogen's technology - alone accounts for more than 7 percent of global CO2 emissions.

Commercial Real Estate and Clean Power Investment Tips

Despite the uncertainty surrounding S2289, there's no need for eco-savvy business owners to shy away from investing in clean energy. Renewable power offers numerous benefits at the corporate level, and you'll find that sustainability is good for business.

What is Geoengineering?

Geoengineering is also called climate engineering or climate intervention. It is the planned intervention in the Earth's climate with the intention of moderating the undesirable effects of global warming.

8minute Solar Energy and Capital Dynamics Celebrate Landmark 450 Megawatt Springbok Solar Cluster

The Springbok Cluster is the first place in the country where solar beat the price of fossil fuels. This is where we helped prove to the world that the future of energy belongs to solar--we're so happy to be back to celebrate with our many partners and supporters.

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