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REC Launches World's First n-Type Mono Solar Panel with Twin Design

Fri, 06/22/2018 - 13:19
The new panel breaks fresh ground for REC and the industry: this is the first solar panel to combine n-type mono half-cut cells with a twin-panel design, and promises excellent power output of up to 330 watt peak allied to lasting performance.
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Colorado Could Show the World Renewables Are Cheap

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 11:53
What’s happening in Colorado suggests that renewables, such as wind and solar, will continue to be cost-effective, even in the face of challenges. We may get closer to a renewable energy future than even many of the most optimistic analysts have predicted.
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Case Study: Romania Grocery Store's OutBack Power Grid/Hybrid Installation

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 11:50
The owner noted a 60% electricity bill reduction in March, and savings reaching 80% during the summer which is the peak refrigeration season. Equally important, a recent spring outage due to a grid malfunction that resulted in no electrical power for an entire day did not af
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NASA iTech Forum Showcases Innovators’ Top Energy Solutions

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 10:48
The 2018 NASA iTech Cycle II Energy is a collaborative effort between NASA and the U.S. Department (DOE) of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to find and foster innovative solutions for critical energy challenges on Earth and in space.
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China’s Solar Policy Change Triggers Another Cycle of Price Pressure and Industry Consolidation

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 11:55
Accelerated demand across the world will still only partially compensate for the reduced outlook in China. As a result, the IHS Markit outlook for global PV installations in 2018 has fallen from 113 gigawatts to 105 gigawatts, which is still 11 percent higher than in 2017.
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Modern Solutions for the PPA Invoicing Pro

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 11:54
Time to start processing your PPAs again. It is an inevitable part of renewable energy management. Although a simple and routine task, someone must do it. This process takes too much time and is susceptible to error.
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BATTERIES BOOM ENABLES WORLD TO GET HALF OF ELECTRICITY FROM WIND AND SOLAR BY 2050

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 10:45
Coal to shrink to just 11% of global electricity generation by mid-century, from 38% now, as comparative costs shift heavily in favor of wind, solar and
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Successful results from international project on fuel cells paves the way for commercialization

Mon, 06/18/2018 - 10:40
The project has resulted in better lifetime and performance for the fuel cells, as well as a fantastic cooperation between academic institutions and the private sector on both a national and international level.
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CEA Releases 2018 Solar Energy Report; Finds Incentives Contributed Significantly to Solar Power Expansion

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 08:56
Report Highlights Effects of Incentive Programs on Solar Market and Future Reexamination of Solar Policies
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Solar Storage: Can Innovations Make Solar Accepted?

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 11:32
It is clear that solar power is a real contender for a reliable and affordable energy source if the issue of storage is overcome. Some of these solutions go a long way to showing that smart houses and bio-powered vehicles running on solar energy may become a reality.
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Talking Intersolar with IMO Precision Controls

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 11:31
IMO Precision Controls will be exhibiting at Intersolar Europe booth B3.149. We will be exhibiting our two core solar safety products - the FireRaptor Solar Panel Rapid Shutdown solution, and the SI/SIM ranges of TRUE DC solar isolators.
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Enphase Energy to Acquire SunPower's Microinverter Business

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 13:14
5-Year Agreement Expected to Accelerate Global Adoption of AC Modules as the De Facto Residential Solution
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IMO Precision Controls - Keeping Solar Safe

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 12:23
The IMO FireRaptor provides three forms of Solar Panel Rapid Shutdown to ZERO VOLTS in case of fire or other emergency: Manual Panel Shutdown to 0V Operated from Ground Level, Automatic Panel Shutdown to 0V at >85°C (185°F) Temperature, and an automatic Panel Shutdown to 0V on External Power Loss. The FireRaptor can be installed without any set-up and with any string inverter as its functionality is completely independent. “Plug & Play” style installation using industry standard connectors is easy, whether fitted to new installs or retrofitted to existing projects to upgrade fire safety functionality. Meeting NEC2017's regulation to switch DC current at the PV panel in under 30 seconds, FireRaptor is remains one of the safest and most effective means of isolating DC current at the source, and the only rapid shutdown with a 20 year warranty.
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FireRaptor - Solar Panel Rapid Shutdown Solution

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 12:23
The IMO FireRaptor is designed to be the ultimate Solar Panel Rapid Shutdown Solution. Developed by UK based IMO Precision Controls, already well known in the solar industry for their DC isolator which is widely used by solar inverter manufacturers, the FireRaptor is designed with fire safety prominently in mind.
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How Renewable Energy Is Redefining HVAC

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 10:47
Renewable energy resources are transforming the HVAC industry and the systems it depends on. As the technologies change, so does the way HVAC systems operate, the skills required to work with them and the impacts they have on our lives and environment.
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Three Signs Your Asset Management Practices Have Outgrown Excel

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 10:45
A professional and modern asset management system can help to connect a team, streamline workflow and help a company scale. Look out for these three signs that a company has outgrown Excel.
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US Solar Market Adds 2.5 GW of PV in Q1 2018, Growing 13% Year-Over-Year

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 08:50
Solar PV accounted for 55 percent of all U.S. electricity capacity added during the quarter and added more than two gigawatts for the 10th straight quarter, the study said.
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Talking Intersolar with Mark Kanjorski of Ampt

Thu, 06/07/2018 - 11:49
Amptwill be exhibiting at Intersolar & EES North America booth #8541. Ampt will display new products for repowering existing PV systems to improve performance or to enable low cost replacements of legacy inverters when needed.
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RIÉBSL, RIÉGÎM and EDF Renewables Celebrates the Inauguration of the Nicolas-Riou Wind Project

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 09:02
“The strong partnership formed with RIEBSL and RIEGÎM demonstrates EDF Renewables commitment to working collaboratively with local communities and stakeholders and the success that results from pairing project development experience with local expectations, skills and talent
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Talking Intersolar with Outback Power

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 12:09
Outback Power will be exhibiting at Intersolar Europe Booth B1.182. We will have on display, a complete range of energy storage based solutions and battery options ranging from flooded lead acid all the way to Lithium ion.
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