Want sustained solar growth? Just add energy storage.

Solar resources will need to provide firm, flexible energy commitments even when the sun goes down, as well as critical grid services like frequency regulation and spinning reserves to stabilize the grid.

What is Energy Sprawl?

Energy sprawl is the product of the total amount of energy produced annually and the land-use concentration of production. Basically, this means the amount of energy that can be produced in a given amount of space.

Solar and Onshore Wind Leading as Cheapest Source of New Bulk Power

Every half year, BloombergNEF runs its Levelized Cost of Electricity (LCOE) analysis, a worldwide assessment of the cost competitiveness of different power generating and energy storage technologies - excluding subsidies.

Preparing For NEC 2017

NEC 2017 690.12 is a listed provision for module level control on PV arrays installed on or in buildings, but its implementation was delayed. That provision goes live in January 2019, updating the PV Rapid Shutdown System (PVRSS) requirements.

Cloud County Community College Goes Solar

New solar energy courses-spurred by the installation of a new on-campus solar site-will train students for high-tech, high-wage jobs in the exciting, emerging solar industry through innovative teaching and educational partnerships.

Pulling the Strings: a Look at the Latest Trends in Utility Solar Farm Designs and How Their Efficiency Can Be Improved

As energy costs increase and governments offer incentives for increased use of renewable energy, utilities are building more large solar farms, and pushing to increase their efficiency.

Trends in the Residential Solar Industry

By storing clean solar power in a battery, people can use that power at night when the sun isn't shining, withstand power outages that are growing in frequency, keep the grid stable during times of high usage, and make 100% renewable, clean energy achievable.

The Sense Home Energy Monitor

Sense tracks energy usage in the entire home and for many customers it's eye opening. You can track what's on, what's off and how much energy they are using.

Concentrator Photovoltaics Shows Peak Performance - Module Efficiency Reaches 41.4 %

In the EU-funded project CPVMatch, a consortium of research institutions and companies has demonstrated how to optimize both of these aspects and thus better exploit the potential of this technology.

4 Residential Solar Tech Advancements That Are Making It Big in 2019

Some of the notable advancements that have come to the fore include solar skins, solar roof tiles, floating solar farms, the latest solar mounts, and so on.

Tesla slashes prices on home solar systems to spur sales

Effective on Thursday, price quotes for potential solar customers will be between $3,000 and $5,000 lower, representing savings of about 15 to 25 percent.

NREL Identifies Where New Solar Technologies Can Be Flexible

Rigid silicon solar panels dominate the utility and residential markets, but opportunity exists for thin-film photovoltaic and emerging technologies notable for being lightweight and flexible

Solar Spotlight: Pistachio and Almond Grower Invests in Solar for a Harvest of Savings

The ground-mounted system installed by JKB Energy located in Kettleman City, California, is the second largest net-metered solar project in PG&E territory and has a projected annual savings of $435,490

Stanford researchers develop a rooftop device that can make solar power and cool buildings

Tom Abate for Stanford News: A new rooftop device under development will be able to produce electricity from sunlight while also beaming heat directly into space to cool buildings.

NRG Systems Displays Forgotten Carter Administration Solar Panel

Once Buried in a White House Warehouse, the Historic Panel is on Display in Vermont.

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