U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OPENS MICROGRID RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITIES
The two communities of 219 homes have separate microgrids that can be connected when shared energy resources are determined to benefit both communities. In addition to the home batteries, a community battery will be shared among the homes.
Plans Unveiled for Texas' First Commercial Building Striving to Achieve Net Zero Energy Operational Carbon
This project is expected to minimize wasteful energy use from the implementation of a rainwater harvesting cistern, full roof solar panels, LED lighting, and a sensory system.
NREL Enables Affordable Housing by Expanding Beyond Energy Efficiency
When looking at how energy efficiency can lower housing costs, "Utility bills are the easiest target," said NREL engineer Kristin Field-Macumber. "Now we are also looking at advanced manufacturing and making production more efficient."
How to Stay Informed About Advances in Sustainable Building Materials and Strategies
Green energy proponents need to be aware of their colleagues' work and the state of sustainable developments at large to implement the best of their ideas.
How Will Automation Impact the Sustainability Sector?
Automation is rapidly gaining momentum around the world. Many people talk about the advantages it can bring in aiding productivity and scalability. Those perks are important, but how might automation promote sustainability?
Robotic Assistance and the Future of Energy Sustainability
We already know that robotics can help protect our oceans in a number of ways, from improving wastewater treatment to improving fuel efficiency on ships. Thus, it makes sense that robotic assistance can have a positive impact on the sustainable energy sector.
Here's How Renewable Energy Benefits the Wastewater Industry
The gap between the demand for clean water and the world's supply of it will only widen in the coming decades. Wildly inconsistent access to potable water sources is one major challenge in the world today when it comes to hydration.
Re-Using Waste Heat for Reducing Residential Energy
Simply, waste heat is heat that is produced by a machine or an energy output process, as a byproduct of doing work. According to the laws of thermodynamics, all such processes give off some waste heat.
Bleutech Park Las Vegas unveils global technologies being incorporated into local "Smart Mini-City"
"Bleutech Park is paving the road for new developments with its forward thinking approach to putting public safety first by planning the integration of advanced technologies like autonomous security robots alongside the likes of power, water management and Internet service."
Atlantic Wind & Solar Launches Sustainable Living Construction Initiative to Build New Communities and Resorts
Atlantic will work with large land owners and real estate developers to develop communities and resorts that are designed, at their core, to deliver self-sustainable and highly efficient homes and resorts of the highest quality, with the added benefit of requiring minimal maintenance.
Top 10 Sustainable Cities and their Efforts in the Renewable Energy Sector
The Sustainable Cities Index from ARCADIS shows that among the top ten cities in the list, most are from Europe, while there are a few cities which are from Asia. Strangely, not a single city from North America makes it to the top-ten list.
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Stäubli Electrical Connectors
Stäubli Electrical Connectors are used on more than 300 GW, over 50% of the PV capacity worldwide. The MC4 family of UL and TUV listed products include connectors, in-line fuses, branch connectors, cable assembly and more.