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Farms like Zoltenko need a lot of energy to run at capacity, and that’s where Big Dog Solar—with the help of Schletter—recently came in.
Larger grids make more sense in places that have more landmass, like continents. But even they can benefit from the concept of adding in microgrids to help supply power during blackouts, which is pretty much the entire concept of a microgrid.
Making your air better is as simple as trying to reduce your impact on the environment. Practically every time we consume something, we contribute to the air quality. We can choose to make it either better or worse. A few changes to your daily routine can make a huge difference
Soteria Forms Consortium to Promote New Architecture for Mass Production of Safe Lithium Ion Batteries
"This technology is too important for us to keep to ourselves and rely on our own capabilities to bring to market. Instead, we will allow broad access through the normal lithium ion and automotive supply chain," said Brian Morin, co-Founder and CEO of Soteria.
The IQ System optimizes connected renewable energy, batteries, Electric Vehicle charger, and smart devices through real-time analysis of utility rates, weather forecasts, historical energy usage, and other factors to manage backup power and electric bills.
With increased use of renewables, resiliency issues, and sustainability concerns, there’s an opportunity for technology to play a central role in helping energy companies adjust to the varying regulatory and pricing demands of the market
Concorde’s Vice President of Advanced Battery Technology, on Sun Xtender® Renewable Energy Batteries: including maximizing the life of your storage battery & battery aging, technology costs and risks
While overall growth was down from the 15 GW installed in the record-shattering 2016, last year’s capacity addition still represents 40 percent growth over 2015’s installation total.
The newly reinstated tax credit is a positive step that further aligns geothermal as a significant energy source for the market. The tax break will drive sales in the industry and encourage people to adopt geothermal systems.
Hawaiian Electric, Amber Kinetics Begin Kinetic Energy Storage Demonstration with Elemental Excelerator Support
The five-ton flywheel stores electricity as rotational kinetic energy and is capable of charging and discharging for multiple duty cycles per day with no loss of capacity. The environmentally friendly system is 98 percent steel that can be recycled at the end of its 30-year
Jeremy Hodges & Anna Hirtenstein for Bloomberg Markets: The London-based private-equity firm is seeking to raise 100 million pounds from the initial public offering expected later this month on the London Stock Exchange. The fund will invest in large-scale batteries.
Power Smart Neighborhood, a part of Pulte's Altus at the Quarter development, is located in Atlanta's Upper West Side, one of the city's most vibrant and popular areas.
Anson County will increase its property tax revenue by more than 98%. Before the solar farm, the county received around $700 each year in property taxes from the previous landowner. Upon completion in December 2017, the solar farm is now taking in about $32,000 annually.
Utilities and system operators are searching for cost-effective and reliable solutions. I think energy storage – batteries in particular – are at price points now where they represent a cost effective solution.
The Reservoir seamlessly integrates across the Grid to enable customers to increase Renewables integration, improve financial performance, enhance grid operations, reduce energy costs and enable more distributed, local generation
The low cost of European offshore wind energy is the result of several factors, including advanced turbine technology, the availability of specialty construction vessels, concentrated supply chain expertise and consistent policy support.
To convince investors of the business case, energy storage must deliver a high return on investment in terms of substantial savings and operational advantages. Equally, there can be no reduction in reliability and power quality.
Utility companies have mastered integrating solar and wind, the main utility-scale renewables, into the power grid. Integrating distributed renewable resources--such as rooftop solar, Tesla Powerwalls, micro CHPs – is still a challenge.
Solar racking on carports is an innovative way to derive clean energy, reduce other energy costs, and keep cars and people shaded, and the Cummins carport project met all these goals!
Once Complete, the Indian River Eco-District Plans to Become a Positive Showcase of Multiple Sustainable Businesses Operating Cohesively with the Local Community.