Renewable energy boom will mean vastly cheaper electricity

By Lucas Mearian, ComputerWorld:  Renewable energy, combined with prolific battery storage, will soon result in vastly cheaper electricity -- and solar power that's less expensive than what fossil fuel-based power plants can produce. Additionally, solar power with lithium-ion and flow-battery storage systems will make the combination of renewable energy so inexpensive that it will surpass nuclear power and obviate the need for futuristic power sources such as fusion. That was consensus view from a several keynote speeches delivered at the Intersolar Conference in San Francisco this week. Eicke Weber, director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, said that in sun-rich countries, the cost of solar power is already below 5 cents per kilowatt and it will continue to plummet as battery storage systems become more prolific and less expensive. Cont'd...

Intersolar - CURB Exhibits Award-Winning Home Energy Intelligence Solution at Intersolar North America

Intuitive and Adaptive Solution Delivers Affordable Solar Energy Monitoring

Intersolar - ABB highlights comprehensive solar portfolio at Intersolar North America

ABB demonstrates the industry's broadest solar value proposition with the largest product portfolio, while launching new rapid shutdown devices for inverters, WiFi logger cards and solar pump drives.

Intersolar - Aurora Solar Surpasses 500 MW of PV Designs

Since launching in January, Aurora's software is already processing over 1,000 PV projects per week and has created over 500 MW of designs

Intersolar North America Honors 2015 Intersolar AWARD Winners for Projects in North America

Former California Assemblyperson Nancy Skinner Named Champion of Change

Intersolar - LG Launches Enhanced NeON 2 Solar Panel In United States

LG Solar's Advanced Cello Technology Delivers Improved Performance, Greater Efficiency

Intersolar - Hulk Energy Technology Company Debuts World's Most Powerful Green CIGS Solar Module; Enters U.S. Solar Energy Market

The U.S. debut of the Cigs-3000 Series modules at Intersolar North America signifies HULKet's entrance into the U.S. solar energy market.

Intersolar - Locus Energy Launches PVIQ Excel Datalink at Intersolar North America

PVIQ Excel Datalink allows users to automate the analysis and presentation of key performance data directly in Microsoft Excel.

Intersolar - OutBack Power Launches FLEXpower Radian to Save Installers Time, Labor

Renewable energy equipment manufacturer upgrades pre-wired systems with flexible inverter

Intersolar North America 2015 Kicks Off in San Francisco

Tesla Co-Founder JB Straubel keynotes most-attended industry event in U.S.

Intersolar 2015 Tradeshow Report

AltEnergyMag.com has once again partnered with Intersolar to bring all the industry news and exciting new products to help our readers make sense of this key tradeshow. Here we have compiled a list of some product releases from this years show.

Intersolar 2015 - Special News Report

News and Product Announcements from InterSolar North America 2015

Intersolar - NABCEP Announces Associate Program

Industry-Recognized Credential Promotes Standards for Renewable Energy Workforce

Intersolar - Continental Control Systems to Highlight the Fast Power Option on the WattNode Modbus for PV Production Feed-In Limiting at Intersolar 2015

Continental Control Systems announced today that it will preview the fast-power option enhancement to its revenue-grade electric power meters and highlight its ACT line of high-accuracy, split-core current transformers at Intersolar 2015, July 14-July 16. Option FP provides power updates every 200 milliseconds, allowing for a utility feed-in response time of 500 milliseconds.

Intersolar - RCS Solar's Booth at Intersolar Europe Generated Increased Sales

RCS Solar's booth and presence at the show helped to solidify the company's role as a significant international player.

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