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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 […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

U.S. Department of Energy – Energy Department Announces up to $8.8 Million for Innovations in Algae Technology

September 11, 2017

Via: Energy Manager Today

Today (9/8), the U.S. Department of Energy announced the selection of four additional projects from the Productivity Enhanced Algae and ToolKits funding opportunity to receive up to $8.8 million. These projects will deliver high-impact tools and techniques for increasing the […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

The Growing Potential of Green Hydrogen

September 5, 2017

Via: Energy Collective

The idea of a hydrogen-based economy has been around since the oil crises of the 1970s, but it has not materialized up to this point. Yet according to Jan Cihlar of Ecofys, a Navigant company, hydrogen could still become a […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

National Renewable Energy Laboratory – Researchers Validate UV Light’s Use in Improving Semiconductors

August 25, 2017

Via: Energy Manager Today

A discovery by two scientists at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) could aid the development of next-generation semiconductor devices. The researchers, Kwangwook Park and Kirstin Alberi, experimented with integrating two dissimilar semiconductors into a heterostructure by using […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Offshore Oil and Gas Has Experience and Innovative Technology To Help US Offshore Wind

August 17, 2017

Via: Renewable Energy News

While last week’s Offshore Wind Executive Summit was formulated in order to illuminate the offshore wind business opportunities that offshore oil and gas supply chain companies could take advantage of, it was clear during the conference that the US offshore […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

4 Emerging Trends in U.S. Offshore Wind Technologies

August 14, 2017

Via: Renewable Energy News

Is offshore wind the next big thing? It could be for the United States. As global project costs continue to drop, America is building on the momentum of its first commercial offshore wind farm. The Block Island Wind Farm, off the […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

U.S. Researchers Developing 50-MW Wind Turbines

July 27, 2017

Via: Power Engineering

Though the biggest currently-functioning offshore wind turbines top out below 10 MW, researchers lead by the University of Virginia are hoping to develop a 50-MW wind turbine with blades 200 meters in length. The Segmented Ultralight Morphing Rotor Project was awarded […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Renewables Sector Embraces the Promise of Virtual Reality

July 18, 2017

Via: Greentech Media

A lab that opened last month in Fife, Scotland shows how the energy industry is embracing virtual reality systems considered futuristic just two years ago. The Fife College Immersive Hybrid Reality lab is designed to “enhance the training and development of […]