American Institute of Physics via Science Daily: Researchers have created green solar panels using soft imprint lithography to print an array of nanocylinders that scatter green light
Solar Power International 2017 was held from September 10th to 13th in Las Vegas, Nevada. This AltEnergyMag.com Special Tradeshow report aims to bring you news, articles and products from this years events.
In sustainability terms, RMI estimates that electrification and deployment of renewables in the mining industry could reduce up to a gigaton of carbon emissions from the sector.
Timothy Cama for The Hill: A bipartisan group of senators is expressing "deep concern" over a federal agency considering potential trade penalties for imported solar panel technology.
Annette Choi for VOX: A model predicts the impact of the eclipse on the national solar energy supply will be greatest at 13:40 PM on August 21 while the eclipse is passing over Wyoming.
This year we will be demonstrating how our products work by attaching them to mock roofs. Installers will also be able to speak directly with our Sales team to learn more about new products.
We offer a full range of mounting solutions for comp/asphalt shingle, tile, metal shingle, shake, slate and low slope commercial roofs. In addition, we will showcase Quick Rack, our patented rail-free mounting system.
Along with meeting our friendly and knowledgeable staff, a visitor to AllEarth Renewables' booth will collect useful information about our Dual Axis Solar Tracker solutions, gain updates on our proprietary technology, and discover financing innovations for residential and commercial solar.
We will be taking customers on a tour of our Complete System Solutions, and introduce them to our new Ku modules which generate less heat and more power.
John Harrington for 247WallStreet: Mazda said in a press release that the engine technology will be up to 30% more efficient than the carmaker's conventional systems. It hopes to have the system ready for 2019 models.
Archimedes once remarked that if given a lever of sufficient length and a fulcrum against which to place it, he could move the world. Musk's first Gigafactory, aptly (if unimaginatively) named 'Gigafactory 1' is a Nevada-based production facility tasked with nothing less than shifting the world toward clean energy.
Energy Internet is the idea initiated by the China Government and like the information internet, the Energy Internet will be another energy revolution after Information technology revolution.
Fred Lambert for Electrek: German electric car startup Sono Motors unveiled the crowdfunded prototype of its battery and solar-powered vehicle; the Sion.
Sonali Paul for Reuters: One of Australia's leading power suppliers, AGL Energy (AGL.AX), has offered cheap batteries to 1,000 homes with solar panels as part of what it describes as the world's biggest "virtual power plant" in Adelaide, South Australia, a state plagued by blackouts over the past year.
High-performance and flexible multiport power converters will be a key enabling component for solar-plus-storage adoption, and deployment. The power conversion system is critical when implementing solar coupled with storage, as the efficiency of conversion will come into play at several stages throughout the system: PV to grid, PV to battery, and battery to grid.
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The addition of energy storage to an existing or new utility-scale PV installation allows system owners and operators the opportunity to capture additional revenues. Traditional storage plus solar applications have involved the coupling of independent storage and PV inverters at an AC bus or the use of multi-input hybrid inverters. An alternative approach - coupling energy storage to PV arrays with a DC-to-DC converter - can help maximize production and profits for existing and new utility-scale installations. DC-Coupled Utility-Scale Solar Plus Storage leads to higher round-trip efficiencies and lower cost of integration with existing PV arrays and at the same time, opens up new revenue streams not possible with traditional AC-coupled storage, including clipping recapture and low voltage harvesting, while being eligible for valuable tax incentives.