Researchers create new shades for a solar-light-absorbing surface that combine form and function
Every month the Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration (EIA) publishes data about energy production and use in the U.S. Until now it had not included information about distributed and rooftop solar power. That changed in December as EIA noted the increased role that small-scale solar installations like rooftop solar makes up roughly a third of all solar power in the U.S.
Housing authority expects to save $14 million over the next 20 years
Project contracted to sell generated power to Volkswagen
SheerWind a Disruptive Wind Power Technology Company Investor Opportunity to Impact Expanding Global Growth
SheerWind, the developer and licensor of the patented INVELOX wind funnel technology, is seeking growth funding to meet expanding global demand for its clean, affordable electricity systems
Survey finds only one-third of projects fully subscribed; one-quarter, less than 50 percent
Midsummer is the leading provider of turnkey equipment for the manufacturing of high-efficiency lightweight and flexible solar panels.
Increased competition in China, the United States and other key growth markets -- combined with stagnating markets in Japan and Germany -- have exacerbated falling prices, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight.
Applied Energy Technologies (AET) Selected to Provide Solar Racking for BayWa r.e.'s First U.S. Solar Project, a 6.9 MW Ground-Mount System
The projects total 6.9 MW and are located in Selma, Newton Grove and Smithfield, North Carolina.
Many of the largest operational onshore wind farms are located in Germany, China and the United States.
Company leveraging scalable, secure tech systems in its solar solutions to advance grid stability and security
There could be a limit on how much solar power can grow. That’s because the more solar power we add to the grid, the less valuable it becomes. It’s a simple supply-and-demand story: solar reaches peak generation during sunny afternoons, but there’s a limited demand for such additional power during those times. As a result, solar begins to compete with itself, driving down the price that utilities are willing to pay generators. Solar power accounts for less than 1 percent of the world’s electricity generation today, but as more is added to the energy mix, the economics become increasingly unfavorable. Shayle Kann, head of GTM Research, and Varun Sivaram, a fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, cite recent studies of the grids in Texas and Germany that suggest the value of solar will be cut in half by the time it makes up 15 percent of the energy mix. A study of California’s grid concluded that if solar power were to reach 50 percent of the grid, it would be only a quarter as valuable as it was before any solar had been added. Kann and Sivaram combined the data from those studies to make the comparison below. Cont'd...
Fluor completed the project safely by working more than 700,000 construction hours with no lost-time accidents and no recordable incidents.
Funding will be used to support Accio Energy's transformational work developing utility-scale electrohydrodynamic (EHD) wind energy generation systems offering much lower cost offshore energy with a higher capacity factor and significant siting advantages.
Pilot Hill Wind Project will power 100 percent of the energy needs of Microsoft Corporation's Chicago data center.
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