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Better Financing Opt...
By the close of 2018, the world’s installed global capacity of renewable energy had reached 4....
Bright Spots in the...
In terms of adoption, rooftop solar in the U.S. still has a way to go. According to the Solar Energy....
Keeping the Promise ...
Community solar gardens (CSGs) offer the promise to millions—perhaps someday billions—of people ....
The Wind Industry Wa...
Whether it’s improving the accuracy of a medical diagnosis, boosting student outcomes, or advancin....
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Make no mistake, the wind energy industry has experienced a serious boom.  In 2018, wind e....

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Best Practices in Early-Stage Wind Project Development and Construction
The global market for wind energy installations is projected to reach an annual total of $70 billion in the near future. According to the American Wind Energy Association, the U.S. wind industry added 7,588 megawatts (MW) of new wind capacity last ye....
The Wind Industry Wakes Up to Artificial Intelligence
Whether it’s improving the accuracy of a medical diagnosis, boosting student outcomes, or advancing autonomous vehicle capabilities, artificial intelligence (AI) has become embedded into many aspects of our lives. Now you can add wind energy to the....
Grease is the Word
Most lubrication basics are fairly well-understood in this day and age, and there are plenty of resources of documentation regarding lubricating systems and analysis. But there’s still one lubricant that remains a mystery to many – grease. Grease....
The Lufft I-Box and Opus20 combination makes it easy to set up E-mail alerts from a Datalogger to smart phones and other devices. The Lufft ....
2-in-1 impact sockets by Klein Tools allow hands-free adjustment to switch between two sizes within the same socket. These deep 1/2" drive s....
Emerson is now offering professionals four new models of Greenlee battery hydraulic crimpers and cutters: the In-Line Quad Point Indenter, t....
Enerpac’s HM-Series HydraMax for bolt tightening is engineered to achieve accurate bolt-load in single or multiple tensioner configur....

Better Financing Options Power Solar Growth
By the close of 2018, the world’s installed global capacity of renewable energy had reached 480.3 GW - around one-third of the world’s total installed electricity generation, according to IRENA. In the United States, the EIA report....
Employees are at the Heart of the Solar Industry
As with any growing industry in the construction field, the solar power industry is facing a shortage of skilled labor that needs to be addressed if the industry is going to ride the wave of growth.  According to the Solar Jobs Census&....
Bright Spots in the Changing Rooftop Solar Industry
In terms of adoption, rooftop solar in the U.S. still has a way to go. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), there are currently 1.9 million solar installationsin the U.S. That’s just a small fraction of U.S. housing uni....
GameChange Solar announced the introduction of the 2-portrait configuration Genius Tracker. The 2P system is designed specifically as a cost....
QOS Energy’s Quantum Nano mobile application includes a set of comprehensive analytics brought to users’ fingertips. In a few swipes, re....
Mersen Electrical Power has announced that a new enhanced cross reference tool is now available on ep.mersen.com. This robust cross referenc....
Vertical solar cylinder street lighting offers cylindrical solar panels which can be mounted to any shape of poles with a diameter up to 6.1....

Energy Storage

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....
Lead Batteries Upgrade to the 21st Century
The lead battery was invented in the 19thcentury. Today, in the 21stcentury, it remains the most commonly used rechargeable battery, in spite of the emergence of newer technologies such as lithium-ion. When it comes to key performance indicators – ....
Adapting to Climate Change as a Caribbean Energy Developer
Since Hurricanes Irma and Maria tore through the Caribbean in 2017, energy resilience has been at the forefront of industry conversations, as communities restore damaged infrastructure and debate future systems. The storms not only ramped up the ....
Rhombus Energy Solutions’ VectorStat Energy Management System (EMS) software is a distributed EMS software package providing reliability, ....
Iron Edison introduces its newest lithium battery for solar, the 4LiFe Lithium Ion Battery, which can be used as a direct replacement for le....
The latest version of QuESt, Sandia's open source software for energy storage valuation, has been released. QuESt v1.2 features the debut of....
The Protecta X LED, from Chalmit, has a user-definable light distribution, a maintenance-free lifespan of over 120,000 hours at 77°F (25°C....

Energy Efficiency

Mitigation Best Practices for Investors and Financial Institutions
Renewable energy policy is vital to the development and deployment of renewable energy. According to the Sierra Club, ninety U.S. cities, ten counties, and two states have already adopted ambitious 100 percent clean energy goals. How are these projec....
Blackouts in the Developing World How Microgrids are helping us cope
For residents of Maracaibo, March 7 to March 12 represented hell on earth. Power blackouts crippled the second largest city in Venezuela and left its residents struggling to find ways to survive. With the sun beating down overhead, bas....
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....
Larson Electronics announced the release of a solar powered explosion proof LED indicator light for remote areas and standalone applications....
Schneider Electric’s Premset, is a compact and modular vacuum, medium voltage (MV) switchgear providing reliability, s....
Xeleum Lighting introduces its Phaeton Parking Garage fixture, a high efficiency outdoor/indoor IP65 wet location rated LED luminaire featur....
The new SeaConnect 370 IoT edge device allows users to monitor and control real-world processes and trigger actions with SeaCloud, a cloud-b....