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Thu, 03/22/2018 - 09:06
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.
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Renewable Energy’s Role in Emergency Restoration

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 12:00
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.
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Why Air Pollution Poses the Greatest Threat to Human Health

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 11:53
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
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Soteria Forms Consortium to Promote New Architecture for Mass Production of Safe Lithium Ion Batteries

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 09:20
"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.
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ElectrIQ Power and Mattamy Homes Partner in New Arizona Smart Housing Development

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 08:48
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.
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How New Energy Can Act Like Facebook and Google

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:44
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
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Battery Technology from A to Z

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:37
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
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U.S. Solar Market Adds 10.6 GW of PV in 2017, Community Solar Soars

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 09:00
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.
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Geothermal Tax Credits Reinstated

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 11:42
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.
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Hawaiian Electric, Amber Kinetics Begin Kinetic Energy Storage Demonstration with Elemental Excelerator Support

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 08:58
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
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World’s First Energy Storage Fund to List in London

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 15:21
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.
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Atlanta's first Smart Neighborhood™ features latest smart-home technologies

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 08:35
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.
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The Wadesboro Solar Farm Touts Quick Installation and Big Benefits for the Community

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 11:37
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.
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Integrating Renewable Energy into the Grid

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 11:36
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.
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GE Announces Innovative Energy Storage Platform Called the Reservoir

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 09:02
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
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Europe Blows Away the Competition

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 12:09
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.
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Taking Microgrids to the Next Level With Li-ion Energy Storage

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 12:02
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.
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Local Energy Marketplaces: An Emerging Business Model Powered by Digital

Tue, 03/06/2018 - 12:00
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.
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The Cummins Carport Project — a Park@Sol Success Story

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 10:43
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!
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Indian River Bio-Refinery in Florida to Be Converted to Innovative Eco-District

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 10:42
Once Complete, the Indian River Eco-District Plans to Become a Positive Showcase of Multiple Sustainable Businesses Operating Cohesively with the Local Community.
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