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Industrializing Offshore Wind Energy Development

13 hours 58 min ago
University of Delaware: UD-led research team determines that constructing offshore wind turbines in port is the most cost effective method
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Is It Possible for the World to Run on 100% Renewable Energy?

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:02
Not only is transitioning to 100% renewable energy possible, but the benefits far outweigh the costs and obstacles.
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Solar farm in a box – 500 homes worth of solar power in a standardized kit

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 09:14
John Fitzgerald Weaver for Electrek: Their goal in designing the Solar Block is to lower the cost and speed the deployment of utility-scale solar power. The units can be daisy chained into larger plants.
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What did You Miss When You Bought Your Solar System? How to Assure You Save For Your Systems Life Time

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 13:28
Though there is a perception that maintenance costs money and a solar system should run on its own, preventative maintenance can increase your ROI by 25% and reduce your cost significantly.
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Yingli Solar’s PANDA Bifacial Solar Module

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 13:28
The Panda bifacial modules are 1500Vdc capable and when compared to the traditional 1000Vdc systems the balance of systems (BOS) cost can be reduced from system design adjustments by 3%, which translates to almost 2 mil savings for a 10MW system
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The U.S. solar industry's new growth region: Trump country

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 08:46
Nichola Groom for Reuters: The 10 fastest-growing U.S. solar markets between the second quarters of 2016 and 2017 were Western, Midwestern or Southern states that voted for Trump.
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Offshore wind farms have powerful advantage over land-based turbines, study finds

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 08:47
Eli Kintisch for Science: Floating wind turbines at sea could create up to three times as much electricity as turbines on land, increasing the energy potential for a technology that has yet to be proven at scale.
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Interview with Richard Reno of GE Power Conversion’s Renewables Segment

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 09:29
Our strategy is to look at complete system and plant design – so everything to do with electrification, grid integration and connection, exceptionally also extends to the panels themselves – to provide one integrated package to customers to optimize overall plant design for cost-efficiency, and financial services as the project enabler.
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Interview with Doug Campbell, CEO of Solid Power

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 09:29
Solid Power is developing the next-generation of all solid-state rechargeable batteries. Our materials platform is centered around our solid electrolyte, which takes the place of both the separator and traditional liquid electrolyte in our cells.
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Solar-Powered Cars Compete in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 08:59
Justin Hughes for The Drive: The 30th anniversary of the solar car race shows how far technology has progressed since its inception.
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Trump's Solar Tariff Confusion Creates An Opportunity

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 12:05
The solar sector is reeling from confusion, and stock prices are reeling right along with it.
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Wind Energy Sector Growth: UK & Beyond

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 09:46
From wind turbines to wave power, renewables is a buoyant market. However, it’s wind power that has made the most significant impact on how we generate and use energy — and we’re becoming increasingly reliant on it as an energy source.
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Elon Musk says he can rebuild Puerto Rico's power grid with solar

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 08:43
BBC: Renewable energy entrepreneur Elon Musk says he could rebuild Puerto Rico's shattered electrical infrastructure with his solar energy technology.
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Saudi Arabia Gets Cheapest Bids for Solar Power in Auction

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 08:53
Anthony Dipaola for Bloomberg: The energy ministry said Abu Dhabi’s Masdar and Electricite de France SA bid to supply power from a 300-megawatt photovoltaic plant for as little as 6.69736 halalas a kilowatt hour, or 1.79 cents, according to a webcast of the bid-opening ceremony on Tuesday in Riyadh.
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Offshore Wind Farms Give New Possibilities to Renewable Energy

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 12:08
The United States has enough offshore wind resources to generate twice the amount of electricity used by the current population, or nearly 2,000 gigawatts annually.
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IoT and Utilities: What’s Hype? What’s Real Change? ...and What You Need to Do

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 12:08
Utilities’ commercial and operational infrastructures are fast evolving. There is broad agreement that the Internet of Things (IoT) and digitization are altering the competitive landscape in significant ways.
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Roll-up solar panels power Flat Holm island

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 08:52
Geraint Thomas for BBC News: The Rapid Roll system allows flexible solar panels to be unrolled like a carpet from a trailer in two minutes.
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Berkeley Lab's "Utility-Scale Solar 2016" Finds Solar Power Increasingly Competitive

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 12:04
While focused on key developments in 2016, this report explores trends in deployment and project design, installed project prices, operating costs, capacity factors, and power purchase agreement (PPA) prices among both utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) and concentrating solar thermal power (CSP) projects.
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Interview with Jason Slattery, Director of Solar at GEM Energy

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 12:04
Most of our customers see annual savings a 20% or more. Additionally, many of them also select a third-party-financing option, allowing them to not use any of their own money to develop and build the solar array.
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Europe Could Attract $417 Billion With Higher Wind-Power Target

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 08:58
Jess Shankleman for Bloomberg Technology: The European Union may create 716,000 jobs with a target for member states to produce 35 percent of their energy from renewables within 12 years.
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