Glenn McDonald for Seeker: A California startup is repurposing trains and rail cars to help the storage capacity of renewable energy utilities compete with fossil fuels.
The drivers of growth are threefold: price parity with traditional energy sources, a greener footprint, and a government push towards cleaner energy.
White Paper contributed by Stäubli Electrical Connectors: Attention to the smallest detail always shows the biggest returns. Connectors may be small components, but their influence on the efficiency and bankability of a PV project is undeniable.
Tom DiChristopher for CNBC: Analysts cautioned against assigning causation and instead pointed to a trade dispute and potential new tariffs on foreign solar panels.
Akshat Rathi for Quartz: Wind and solar energy helped avoid between 3,000 and 12,700 premature deaths in the US between 2007 and 2015.
The project will reduce electricity grid demand by an estimated 30 to 35 percent annually at each Home Depot store; the equivalent of powering 2,300 average U.S. homes for a year.
The three main possible applications of the new alkaline battery technology would be consumer electronics, electric cars, and energy storage for the power grid, according to the developers.
Electricity generation for the entire country will be somewhat affected by the eclipse, but some states will see a larger drop in solar power than others, depending on how much of the sun is blocked by the moon in their specific location. Fortunately, there are plenty of energy resources available to fill the gap.
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.
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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.