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The Challenge of Electrifying the Modern Home

We live in a world vastly different from even a few years ago. Homeowners and commercial business operators are increasingly concerned about climate change, grid reliability problems, 1,000-year storms every year, record numbers of damaging...

Don’t Dig There - Cutting down on line strikes (and related accidents) in renewable energy development and construction

The world needs renewable energy now more than ever. Fortunately, renewables are here to stay, but ironically, in the pursuit of clean energy, developers run the risk of damaging existing underground power infrastructure. The risk is real, and the...

Transportable Electrons Can Jump-Start Renewable Energy Development in Emerging Markets

The world is waking up to the fact that the climate is changing – and unless there is a significant reduction in carbon emissions, our planet will become uninhabitable for human life. While cutting back on fossil fuels helps, key steps are also...

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...

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...

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A Call for Net Zero Energy


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

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Solving Thermal Management Challenges in Electric Vehicles

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A Strong 2011 for Clean Technology

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