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Tips for Choosing an...
As the federal Production Tax Credit (PTC) for wind and Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for solar subsid....
Meeting California...
The solar industry in California is facing several challenges: (1) New California building codes req....
How Europe is Commit...
A rising tide of countries around the world have begun to craft sustainable energy systems designed ....
The Revolution of Su...
Commercial size carports are often the easiest solution to deploy large areas of solar collectors in....
Following “Traditi...
The “traditional” operating lease has been used for decades by equipment salespeople to sell all....

CURRENT ISSUE


No Fear - Trusting remote sensors in wind farm prospecting
Our industry is pretty risk-averse. Some of us like to take things very slowly when it comes to embracing change in the wind farm development sector. For others, it’s all about change and innovation. Bigger and more efficient wind turbines added to....
Ready for Winter Ice?
After last winter, bringing up a topic such as ice accumulation to turbines may draw a few groans. If anything, it confirms just how significant the impact of extreme cold and icing can be on wind turbine performance and production. Of course, there ....
Tips for Choosing and Using Land Management and GIS Software
As the federal Production Tax Credit (PTC) for wind and Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for solar subside, clean energy companies face increased pressure to boost profitability from their assets. Knowing what you own and managing operations efficiently r....
The newly developed DoMega+ makes handling heavy-duty round slings easy. The round sling is made of ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene....
The new SpinTORQ 360 Continuous Rotation Torque Wrench from Snap-on Industrial is a continuously spinning, low profile torque wrench and is ....
Antaira Technologies has expanded its industrial networking infrastructure family with the introduction of the LMP-1600G and LMX-1600G ....
Emerson has expanded its Greenlee hand tool line to include new 9" High Leverage Pliers. These new plier offerings have a double-dipped grip....

The Revolution of Sun Tracking Carports
Commercial size carports are often the easiest solution to deploy large areas of solar collectors in an urban area or on corporate sites, but these fixed carports have a major flaw; because they usually follow the drive lanes azimuth, they are often ....
Following “Tradition” - How a well-known operating lease makes a compelling financing alternative for commercial solar
The “traditional” operating lease has been used for decades by equipment salespeople to sell all types of commercial equipment, from office equipment to factory machinery - even big-ticket items like aircraft. Unfortunately, in the solar ind....
Unlocking Solar Diversity: NYC’s community solar option
Community solar has experienced enormous growth across the country over the past few years. From 2016 to 2019, the total capacity leapt from roughly 300 to 1400 megawatts (MW), more than quadrupling the supply. By 2020, community solar could reach be....
Kinetic Solar introduces an economical new mount for commercial metal roof projects. With commercial installations in mind, the design has b....
Portland General Electric recently launched Green Future Impact, a new solution that helps large commercial and industrial customers source ....
The SOLA-TECS F system was developed for cleaning PV modules on ground mounted systems. With the F system horizontal oriented brush movement....
Dynapower announces that its DPS-500 DC to DC converter for solar plus storage has been certified for IEC 62109 from TÜV Rheinland. It is t....

Energy Storage

Meeting California’s New Home Solar Mandates with Battery-less Off-Grid Solutions
The solar industry in California is facing several challenges: (1) New California building codes require all newly built residential homes to incorporate rooftop PV solar beginning January 1, 2020. (2) Illustrated by the Duck Curve from California In....
How Close Are We to Plug-and-Play Energy Storage?
Plug-and-play technology is a natural part of our daily lives. We buy all of our devices with the expectation that they will work right out of the box, without having to jump through hoops, install drivers, or fight with software to make it function.....
Charging the Marine Industry for Tomorrow’s Demand
The demand for sustainable solutions is a relatively new concept in the maritime and shipping industry.  Historically, the marine and shipping market segment has fallen under the radar on policy discussions regarding carbon footprint reductio....
ABB has introduced the next generation of automatic transfer switches (ATS), which increase system reliability, connectivity, and ease of us....
Dynapower, in partnership with LCA, is pleased to offer financing options for system integrators and buyers of Dynapower energy st....
The SMA Energy System Home delivers value to homeowners through backup power and energy management functionality, and simplicity to solar pr....
Highview Power has developed, in partnership with Finland-based Citec, a modular cryogenic energy storage system, the CRYOBattery, that is s....

Energy Efficiency

Energy Awareness Month: How using renewable energy helped one environmental footprint
As October brings in low temperatures contrasted by rising thermostats, energy efficiency is at the forefront of our minds. First implemented in 1991, October also marks National Energy Awareness Month, aiming to promote the importance of energy....
How Europe is Committing to Smarter Energy for a Better Future
A rising tide of countries around the world have begun to craft sustainable energy systems designed to save energy users time and money while providing a cleaner energy future. EU countries have developed different strategies towards reaching th....
Efficiency Matters: Cleaner Energy for Your Commercial Facility
Did you know the average commercial building owner wastes 20-30 percent of the energy they pay for? Not only is that bad for the environment, it’s bad for your bottom line! Becoming more conscientious about your building’s energy usage is a neces....
SAKOR Technologies Inc. announces it has developed a series of dynamometer systems for customers required to test and verify the level of ef....
energyOrbit has announced a new service to support customers using its existing cloud-based management platform. Through this service, calle....
The STMicroelectronics VIPer26K high-voltage converter integrates a 1050V avalanche-rugged N-channel power MOSFET enabling offline power sup....
Baltimore Aircoil Company’s (BAC) HXV Hybrid Cooler offers both evaporative and dry cooling in a water saving and energy-efficient solutio....