Wind farms and reducing hurricane precipitation

Via ScienceDaily: New research reveals an unexpected benefit of large-scale offshore wind farms: the ability to lessen precipitation from hurricanes.

NREL Inks a Future for Perovskites

Moore, a staff scientist at NREL, is researching fast-drying solvents for the development of perovskite ink-a shortcut to the eventual commercialization of perovskite technologies.

SEIA Releases New Go-To Guide for Residential Installations

The white paper, developed by members of SEIA's Solar Quality Assurance Working Group, provides recommended best practices on everything from contractor qualifications to the design and actual installation of a solar photovoltaic (PV) system.

GreenBlu Begins $1.6 Million U.S. Department of Energy Award to Commercialize Adsorption Desalination Technology

New technology to make zero-carbon, zero-discharge desalination and wastewater treatment affordable

Solar Industry Unveils Campaign to Streamline Solar Permitting

With the support of industry leaders, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and The Solar Foundation today are unveiling the Solar Automated Permit Processing (SolarAPP) initiative, which will streamline permitting and slash the cost of solar installations.

Utility Solar Procurement Booms as Residential Market Stabilizes in Q2 2018

Utility solar project procurement soared in Q2 2018 as component prices declined and home solar installations steadied after a 15 percent contraction last year, according to the latest U.S. Solar Market Insight Report

North American Wind Power O&M Costs to Increase Nearly 40 Percent in Coming Decade, IHS Markit Says

Expanded North American benchmarking study says larger projects have greater cost-stability over time

Printed Solar Cells - Electric partnership powers energy innovation

Created by University of Newcastle Physicist, Professor Paul Dastoor, organic printed solar cells are electronic inks printed onto sub-millimetre thin plastic sheets using conventional printers.

Solar FlexRack Mounting Solution Installed in Exyte Energy (formerly M+W Energy) Landfill Solar Project in Massachusetts

Landfills converted to solar generally do not allow penetration in the site's land surface, requiring that mounting and foundation technology be flexible, reliable, and lighter to meet all site regulations.

New Testing Facility Launches: Is the Future of Utility-Scale Solar Projects in Bifacial?

The new facility will serve as the test ground for analyzing and validating field data to determine optimal system output utilizing bifacial modules with tracking technology under a range of variables and conditions.

Green Building Certifications at All Time High in Nation's Largest Metros

Researchers have found green certified office space across America's 30 largest metros has reached 41 percent of market totals - the highest in the index's history.

California startup HahaSmart aims to become low-cost disruptor in solar

The first solar O-2-O platform (hahasmart.com) enables lower solar costs for homeowners and more business for small solar contractors

Corporate Renewable Energy Procurement Sets New Record in 2018

Nonutility buyers of renewable energy contract for more than 3.5 gigawatts of new projects in 2018 to date, setting a new single-year record in the U.S.

American Wind Week 2018 kicks off

Wind power supporters organize nearly 30 events nationwide in recognition of U.S. leadership in wind power and its benefits

Record wind farm construction underway at close of second quarter

U.S. wind farms surpass 90 GW with strong demand from Fortune 500 brands and utilities

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