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Beating Covid: How t...
President Joe Biden pledged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to half of 2005 levels by 2030. He al....
A New Kind of Wind E...
Hundreds of billions in institutional dollars are pouring into now-conventional tech: wind, solar, a....
Structural Health Mo...
Environmental protection alone isn't enough; power from renewable energy sources must also be compet....
ADLS 101: Choosing a...
An Aircraft Detection Lighting System (ADLS) is a sensor-based system that monitors the airspace aro....

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A New Kind of Wind Energy
Hundreds of billions in institutional dollars are pouring into now-conventional tech: wind, solar, and batteries. Their costs have plummeted below the price of natural gas. Regardless of who holds political office or what the pandemic can throw ....
Structural Health Monitoring: Quantifying material fatigue for lifetime extension
Environmental protection alone isn't enough; power from renewable energy sources must also be competitive with its fossil-fuel-generated counterparts. Especially for offshore wind turbines, whose production represents a significant proportion of rene....
Pushing the Boundaries of Offshore Wind
The next phase of the wind industry is focusing on the continuous expansion of the massive offshore market. Existing offshore windfarms cannot reach the maximum amount of energy production needed for a growing worldwide population. That level of prod....
Altech Corporation introduces Crimpit F Multi, a hand-held tool that automatically loads and crimps insulated ferrule. The tool's handle sto....
Snap-on Industrial’s line of Plasma Cutters can cut up to 3/4'' thickness on a variety of ferrous, non-ferrous, and high-strength material....
Hitachi ABB Power Grids launched a portfolio of transformer products for offshore floating applications, designed to overcome the challengin....
Enerpac introduces the Cordless Bar Cutter to its hydraulic cutters line. The new battery-powered model was designed for those who work in e....

Inrush Current Causes Rapid Voltage Change - A barrier to widespread adoption of Distributed Energy Resources
The electric grid has long been recognized as an important engineering accomplishment, enabling modern services that range from life-saving water purification to lighting.  Modern conveniences are integrated so seamlessly into daily life that....
Leveraging Aerial Imagery for Solar
Over the past few years, the use of technology in the solar installation workflow has absolutely exploded. Yet there’s one question I continue to hear time and again, one that stumps the most brilliant minds in the industry. “What’s the diff....
Strategies for Solar Success
In the blink of an eye, solar power has shifted from an emerging option for clean energy to an expectation. Solar readiness is an integral part of the journey to a better clean energy future. Although photovoltaic (PV) design is repeti....
KEEN Utility’s Troy, featuring KEEN.BELLOWS Flex technology, an ergonomically engineered system designed to offer multidirectional flexion....
WAGO’s new TOPJOB S Mini terminal block series has all of the advantages of their TOPJOB S line, but with an even smaller footprint. At a ....
Valentin Software’s design program for heat pump systems has been expanded to support system designers, installers, and engineers. As befo....
AEROCOMPACT’s new CE-certified clamps enable roofers and installers to mount framed solar modules of any length and width without needing ....

Energy Storage

Beating Covid: How the worst pandemic in 100 years couldn’t stop NY utility’s first battery storage site
President Joe Biden pledged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to half of 2005 levels by 2030. He also promised that the USA would have 100 percent carbon pollution-free electricity by 2035, citing clean generation and energy storage as the cornersto....
Powering On While Off the Grid
Working remotely has offered many people the flexibility to relocate from their primary residence to spend more time at summer homes and cottages. For some, this has also provided an opportunity to extend the use of these properties throughout the ye....
Tradeoffs in Remote Dispenser EVSE Architectures for EV Fleets
For electric vehicle (EV) fleet operators, especially those operating medium- and heavy-duty (M/HD) EVs, EV Support Equipment (EVSE) approaches using remote dispensers (those where the dispenser is physically separate from the AC/DC conversion and po....
Delta-Q Technologies’ (Delta-Q) XV3300 combines a high-performance 3.3kW charger, a 500W DC-DC converter, and an EV charging station inter....
BYD (“Build Your Dreams”) has introduced a lithium iron phosphate battery-electric Type D school bus with safety features and performanc....
JOLT Energy’s MerlinOne is a mobile and flexible charging station. Its high-power technology enables fast charging and due to its integrat....
Fortress Power’s new Lithium Iron Phosphate battery, the eVault Max 18.5, packs the essential features of the eVault battery into a robust....

Energy Efficiency

Electric Boilers are in Vogue Again
Industrial producers in North America and Europe have been tasked with significantly reducing their environmental footprint in record time. In December of last year, the 27-nation European Union (EU) agreed to cut greenhouse gas carbon emissions by 5....
CCS-Enabled Clean Firm Energy: A Needed Portfolio Addition to Meet California’s Emissions Targets
California is leading the charge in taking proactive action against climate change. From low carbon fuel standards, to aggressive GHG emission reduction targets, to the dictate that all cars sold in the state must be zero emission by 2035, to the sta....
In Search of Emissionality
The world of corporate sustainability has commonly used the biggest and boldest terms to demonstrate commitment to climate action: Net zero, carbon negative, carbon neutral. How do we know that these climate pledges are more than just buzzwords? How ....
Aircuity’s new “Airside” Energy Dashboard lets building owners quickly identify which areas across the entire portfolio are consuming ....
Created in partnership with Recurve, the Demand FLEXmarket provides tools to measure hourly reductions in energy use that will allow MCE to ....
Endress+Hauser launched iTEMP TMT142B, new generation smart temperature transmitter with Bluetooth. The transmitter delivers accurate and re....
Franklin Energy’s Curist provides personalized participation paths designed to benefit both utilities and their customers. Curist is a cus....