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Transmission: The Backbone of our Renewable Energy Revolution

From the ground, you can see them for miles. From high above, they look like a row of stitches. At a single upstate New York wind farm, there are dozens of wind turbines spanning thousands of acres. Atop a 500-foot tower, massive 144-foot blades...

Buildings vs. Behavior: Why structural energy efficiency is the future of energy conservation

Which takes more effort, altering a people’s conservation habits or altering the buildings they occupy? Considering how long the average New Year’s resolution lasts, it’s safe to assume that installing the latest...

2020 Ends With 429,000 Fewer Americans Employed in Clean Energy

Due to the hard-hitting impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the clean energy industry finished 2020 with its fewest number of workers since 2015. It also marked the first year clean energy saw a decline in jobs compared to the previous year. About...

How DER Management will Help Drive the Clean Energy Transition

Technology R&D and business innovation are key drivers of the clean energy transition, along with supportive policy, smart finance, and collaboration across relevant stakeholder groups. There have been amazing strides forward in the...

Retrofit Solution Complies with Approaching NERC Requirements

Utilities are facing an upcoming 2022 deadline from the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), whereupon they must fully comply with an updated protection and control standard (PRC-002-2) for disturbance...

Electrical Systems ROI - How to improve your return through maintenance and life-extension services

Maximizing ROI – a common goal The renewable energy market continues to expand as government incentives encourage project development, states establish renewable standards, and sustainable power-generation equipment costs decline. Increasingly,...

Security and Stability at the Coupling Point

The generation of power traditionally involved a small number of extremely large power stations. This market structure made it relatively easy to control power generation centrally, along with energy feeding into the grid. However, recent years have...

Busting the High-Cost Wave Energy Myth

The high-cost of wave energy narrative is all too well-known, and a common knock against investing in wave energy conversion. However, given the latest technological advances, it’s time to bust the wave-energy myth and the barriers it creates to...

Open Source – the answer to greening the grid

The renewable energy sector shouldn’t be surprised by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, it was only a matter of time before we faced this kind of catastrophe; the increase in pandemics is a direct symptom of climate...

Leveraging SaaS to Deliver Sustainable Energy Initiatives in Delaware

As more U.S. states and Canadian provinces look to develop their own demand side management (DSM), energy efficiency, and clean energy programs, the need to leverage cloud-based and easily configurable software solutions continues to...

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A Call for Net Zero Energy


According to the Union of Concerned Scientists, sea level rise is the very predictable outcome of rising carbon...

Sheep’s Wool Insulation: A Natural, Non-Toxic, High-Performance Building Material

Insulation in the built environment has been undervalued for too long. Fortunately, that’s changing. Indoor air...

Portable Generator Usage

Portable Generator Usage Important safety considerations Every year, unfortunate carbon monoxide incidents occur as a...

Solving Thermal Management Challenges in Electric Vehicles

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A Strong 2011 for Clean Technology

Investments will remain vibrant, and industries to watch will include efficiency, biofuels, nuclear, recycling, and...

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