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Maximizing ROI – a common goal The renewable energy market continues to expand as government in....
How Demand Response ...
This summer has proven to be incredibly challenging for our industry. Heat waves across the United S....
Boosting Value by In...
Declining levelized costs of energy and rising capacity factors for renewable energy assets continue....
Solar and Batteries ...
Low-cost Variable Renewable Energy (VRE) is altering the power delivery landscape – for the greene....

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The Peak of Service
One aspect of my job that gives me great satisfaction is providing on-site support for my wind customers. I don’t know too many other STLE-Certified Lubrication Specialists out there that are climbing wind turbines to provide up-tower consultations....
Out of Sight: Submarine cables are crucial for off-shore wind growth
Globally, offshore wind farms are an increasingly popular source of cost-effective and dependable renewable energy. The United States has begun to harvest the strong winds off its coasts to build out this industry; from a modest 30 MW currently in op....
Trailblazing Island Utility Uses AI for Financial and Environmental Gains
Despite the sudden drop in fossil fuel prices due to low demand during the global pandemic, the trend to rely on more renewable energy sources continues. The reduction in emissions from industry and commuters in urban settings has resulted in cl....
Ingeteam’s DFIG converter series offer cost-optimized products for each market for high power applications in the range of 6MW to 8MW. The....
Wölfel Wind Systems has extended the existing SHM.Tower product with an inclination sensor in the foundation. SHM.Foundation provides the a....
SKYLOTEC’s decontamination agent, Rescueclean S1, is virucidal with limited effect and also fights the corona virus SARS-CoV-2, the trigge....
Enerpac recently released a series of five cutters. EB-Series Bar Cutters consist of hydraulic and electric tools that quickly and easi....

Raising Capital While Cutting Loss
Large developers who create lucrative projects are very attractive for long term investors. Development is a side of the industry that runs primarily local, which is why big corporations require working with local companies to build their portfolios.....
Boosting Value by Integrating OEM Agnostic Data
Declining levelized costs of energy and rising capacity factors for renewable energy assets continue to fuel industry growth globally. With intermittent resources increasingly competitive with more traditional, “dispatchable” energy sources, asse....
Solar and Batteries Graduate from Intermittent Renewable Class
Low-cost Variable Renewable Energy (VRE) is altering the power delivery landscape – for the greener and better. The most notable alternative energy source illuminating new possibilities is the pairing of photovoltaics (PV) and batteries, particular....
SMA has developed the SMA 360 app for PV solar power professionals. It connects PV system simulation, planning, commissioning, and monitorin....
GAF Energy announced the launch of their “Flex” option for use with the company’s redesigned Decotech 2.0 roof-integrated solar produc....
WAGO is adding to its existing product line for their 2600 Series PCB Terminal Blocks for Power Electronics range featuring Push-In CAGE CLA....
GoSun has released a portable, solar-powered water purification and sanitation system. The GoSun Flow is small enough to fit into a bac....

Energy Storage

How Demand Response is Solving this Summer’s Energy Challenges
This summer has proven to be incredibly challenging for our industry. Heat waves across the United States, coupled with more than 40 percent of the labor force working from home due to the pandemic, has led to historical energy shifts and unpredictab....
Overcoming the Barriers to Energy Storage Interconnection - New DOE-funded project will develop solutions to the challenges of storage interconnection
The energy storage industry has advanced rapidly, demonstrating the critical role storage technologies have to play in enabling a 100 percent clean energy future. But while energy storage has become an integral component of the clean energy sector, m....
Electriq Power Introduces New Longer-Lasting, Cobalt-Free Residential Battery System, the PowerPod LFP
Electriq Power (“Electriq”), a developer of intelligent and integrated home energy storage, management, and monitoring solutions, announced that it has added the PowerPod LFP, a high-performance, cobalt-free model, to their industry-leading famil....
ABB’s Power Grids business has launched its APM Edge solution for transformers to accommodate the growing complexity of grid operations to....
Recently, OutBack Power released an AC coupling firmware update to its SkyBox hybrid inverter. AC coupling is suitable when users have an ex....
Stem, Inc., announced the debut of Stem University, an online certification program that provides required educational classes and tools for....
Dynapower is currently delivering two DC-coupled PV+S configurations to help power the evolution in solar plus storage. In the standard DC-c....

Energy Efficiency

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 in....
With the launch of the PWRview ATS, Generac offers a Home Energy Monitoring System (HEMS) built into the switch. The PWRview ATS allows any ....
TDK Corporation has added to its portfolio of EPCOS film capacitors for DC link applications with the B3277*X/Y/Z series. The new capacitors....
STM32 microcontrollers (MCU) from STMicroelectronics are now available in an 8-pin package, enabling simple embedded projects to leverage 32....
Featuring a distortion-cancelling input-current shaping (ICS) circuit, the HVLED007 AC/DC LED driver from STMicroelectronics enables energy-....