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5 Simple Ways to Hel...
Business is simple on paper - spend less money than you bring in through revenue and profit. &n....
New York is Raising ...
Two recent reports, representing a virtual consensus among climate scientists and federal government....
Global wind and sola...
What do renewable energy project owners in India, Germany, and the USA have in common? The answer; i....
Reliable Insulation ...
Energy policies around the globe continue to focus on the increasing need for renewable energy, and ....
Forecasting EPC Pric...
As the Investment Tax Credit step down becomes more imminent in 2020, and beyond, EPCs and installer....

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Global wind and solar fluctuations highlight the need for more detailed resource reporting
What do renewable energy project owners in India, Germany, and the USA have in common? The answer; in the summer of 2018, they all experienced first-hand just how fickle wind and solar resources can be as a source of fuel – and revenues. In May,....
Conquering the Sub Layer Paradox
The term “terra firma” often aligns with the sentiment of voyagers returning from adventures at sea, as they encounter relief from the solid ground beneath their feet. For those involved in the operations of industrial and infrastructure projects....
Reliable Insulation System for Wind Turbine Generators
Energy policies around the globe continue to focus on the increasing need for renewable energy, and the wind industry is at the lead of developing technologies. To remain competitive in the clean energy market, the Cost of Energy (CoE) must be consid....
Pure Safety Group’s (PSG) Series 3 and Series 5 full-body fall protection harnesses are used for personal fall arrest, work positioning, r....
Seeq Corporation’s latest release, R21, is an analytics solution for process manufacturing customers. Seeq enables engineers and scientist....
ILSCO has announced an enhancement to their line of hydraulic TaskMaster Tools. New to the line includes battery powered, remote operated, a....
Enerpac’s new electric tensioning pump, the ZUTP1500-S Series, with a pendant-operated solenoid valve is suited for multiple bolt tensioni....

Forecasting EPC Prices: Challenges and Possibilities
As the Investment Tax Credit step down becomes more imminent in 2020, and beyond, EPCs and installers have seen renewed price pressure on lower-cost delivery of solar systems. As a matter of course, construction and delivery firms regularly receive R....
Bifacial PV: A new approach to PV rooftop design
The last few years brought several new models of bifacial PV panels to the North-American PV market, along with a wide range of prices and performances. Until recently, most bifacial PV panels were significantly more expensive than standard PV panels....
How Graphite is Lighting the Way to a Solar Future
Recently, news that solar and wind power could be used to generate as much as 80 percent of all the United States’ energy needs, boosted graphite’s status as a hot commodity.  Its vital role in the production of lithium-ion batteries has ....
Endress+Hauser’s Memograph M RSG45 Advanced Data Manager DIN rail version, is an intelligent remote device with extensive communication ca....
TDK Corporation’s compact ThermoFuse NT14 and NT20 series feature a footprint that fits into existing circuit board layouts. The NT14 seri....
Urban Solar’s solar lighting product line, the Streamline Solar Series incorporates lithium-ion battery technology. For parks, pathways, p....
Tigo’s new SMART Website features a better user experience on desktop, tablet, and mobile displays. A new summary page shows new a system ....

Energy Storage

Warranties and Performance Guarantees in the Stationary Energy Storage Market: How are they validated?
The growth of the energy storage industry comes with greater exposure to commercial risk. Battery manufacturers are addressing this risk with warranties built on self-developed testing and models. But this creates inconsistency on warranty offerings ....
Utility-Scale Storage Across the Grid
As followers of the energy industry know, energy storage is growing at a phenomenal rate. Install size predictions that seemed aggressive only a few years ago, now look to have been far too conservative. The pace of projects is not only picking up in....
AI-Driven Storage: How solar developers can ensure incentive program compliance
Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered energy storage is enabling the rise of “intelligent” solar, where solar deployed with storage will soon dominate the market.   The reasons are myriad: energy markets are shifting, supply chains ar....
The Delta Battery Energy Storage Skid (BESS) Solution is a fully integrated battery storage system with power of 250kW and 500kW a....
Dynapower’s energy storage system, the BTM-250, featuring their UL listed 1741 MPS-250 smart inverter integrated with Samsung SDI batterie....
Victron Energy’s MultiPlus-II comes with a stylish steel enclosure, a large internal electronics redesign, and a low production cost, whic....
Rittal’s VX25 is an enclosure system designed specifically to boost productivity in control and switchgear manufacturing and Industry 4.0 ....

Energy Efficiency

5 Simple Ways to Help Lower Your Business’s Energy Bills
Business is simple on paper - spend less money than you bring in through revenue and profit.  Achieving this is easier said than done, but lowering your energy bills is one way that can sustainably lead to increased profits. Here are 5 easy....
New York is Raising the Renewable Energy Bar – Just in Time
Two recent reports, representing a virtual consensus among climate scientists and federal government agencies, just turned up the heat on the need for clean energy fast. In its Special Report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) ....
Risk Landscape: Cybersecurity for energy & utility operations
The evolution of technology in energy and utility operations brings incredible opportunities, as well as risks. The number of technology attacks in the United States doubled last year - hackers targeted power grids, gas lines, and electric utilities.....
The new SeaConnect 370 IoT edge device allows users to monitor and control real-world processes and trigger actions with SeaCloud, a cloud-b....
Rexroth’s energy-efficient axial piston variable pumps reduce diesel consumption in fork lift trucks - power class up to 3 tons load capac....
The VIPer11 off-line converter with embedded 800V avalanche-rugged MOSFET from STMicroelectronics enables equipment makers to design tougher....
Announcing the introduction of the Swiffer Continuous Clean Air Cleaning System, specifically designed to help keep room surfaces cleaner 2x....