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Category: Emerging Technologies


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Study: Wind Availability To Shift Away From the United States

December 15, 2017

Via: Energy Manager Today

Researchers from the University of Colorado published a new study this week showing that GHG emissions are shifting wind energy resources from the Northern Hemisphere to the Southern Hemisphere, Wired reported. For companies in the north banking on renewables, this […]


Emerging Technologies, Energy Consumption, Renewable Energy, World

Commentary: Plotting a path for greater bioenergy use

November 27, 2017

Via: International Energy Agency

The recent discussions on renewable energy are mostly focused on the rapid growth of wind and solar deployment and their impressive drop in cost. While these developments are remarkable, they also overshadow what remains the most important source of renewable […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Commentary: Renewable energy offers cost-effective options to cut carbon emissions from industry

November 9, 2017

Via: International Energy Agency

Reducing long-term greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the industry sector is one of the toughest challenges of the energy transition. Combustion and process emissions from cement manufacturing, iron- and steelmaking, and chemical production are particularly problematic. But there are a […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Aggregation: An Unstoppable Trend in Solar Power Plant Monitoring

October 30, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

Historically, PV monitoring vendors developed fully-integrated solutions, including both on-site hardware to acquire the data and remote software to collect, process, and present it. While this one-stop-shop approach to data acquisition and presentation remains dominant, it is increasingly getting challenged […]


Emerging Technologies, Energy Economics, Renewable Energy

Solar Industry Finds Renewed Source to Optimize Revenue With PayStand

October 27, 2017

Via: PR Newswire

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — PayStand, the next generation B2B billing & payment company, today announced a number of new solar industry customer wins as businesses have adopted PayStand’s digital payment network to overhaul their receivables. New […]


Emerging Technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, U.S.

Wind in the US’ sails

October 26, 2017

Via: Petroleum Economist

Offshore wind is taking off in America, offering growth opportunities for the usual renewable operators and a potential entry point for offshore oil specialists Wind turbines jutting out of the sea are now a common sight from Europe’s shores, where […]


Emerging Technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, U.S.

Get Ready for Energy Storage Combinations We have Never Seen Before

October 25, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

Battery storage is breaking into an ever longer list of grid-scale configurations, as new business cases arise. Every major solar developer has begun at least contemplating storage paired with solar, even if few large projects have been built yet. GE […]


Emerging Technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

CleanChoice Energy Launches New York City Office

October 18, 2017

Via: PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — CleanChoice Energy, a renewable energy company providing 100% clean electricity to customers across the country, announced it has opened a Manhattan office to develop new solar software and clean technological innovations. The new […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

New Solar Technology to Increase Energy Production by 30% Per Day

October 10, 2017

Via: Energy Manager Today

A new solar tracking technology is increasing energy production by 30% per day, adding to the return on investment of rooftop solar arrays. Edisun Microgrids, a solar technology company, and West Hills Construction, Inc. announced a partnership to develop up […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Module quality emerges as new marketing tool for the solar industry

October 3, 2017

Via: PV Resources

With many of the top-20 module suppliers to the solar industry now having multi-GW shipment volumes, attention has turned firmly to assessing metrics that companies can use to benchmark the quality and reliability of shipped products against their competitors. Almost […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

The future of wind turbines could be bladeless

September 29, 2017

Via: CNBC energy

With their considerable height and large blades turning almost hypnotically, wind turbines have become an iconic symbol of the planet’s shift to renewable sources of energy. In Spain, however, one business is looking to design wind generators that produce renewable […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

5 Prospects for Renewable Microgrid Technology Innovation

September 25, 2017

Via: Renewable Energy News

Current research is providing groundbreaking innovations that could help renewable energy-based microgrids become “the energy supply of the future,” according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The innovations outlined by IRENA in its new report […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Why Do We Need Grids Today To Further Grow Renewables?

September 25, 2017

Via: CleanTechnica

Grids are needed to further increase the share of renewable energy sources in the system. We are in the middle of an energy revolution. The rate of change is massive, even if most of it goes unnoticed by many of […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Automobile giant General Motors is going big on wind power in Ohio and Indiana

September 20, 2017

Via: CNBC energy

General Motors (GM) has announced that all its manufacturing facilities in Ohio and Indiana will have their electricity needs met by 100 percent renewable energy. In a statement on Tuesday, GM said it would purchase 200 megawatts (MW) of wind […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Fernhill Corporation Announces Patent Application for Hybrid Energy Storage Systems

September 18, 2017

Via: PR Newswire

FOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz., Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Fernhill Corporation (OTC PINK: FERN) announces patent application for a Capacitor-Lithium hybrid battery storage system with integrated system management. This application could provide a fully functional solution that provides an array of […]