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Category: Emerging Technologies


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Ponds, reservoirs could host floating solar in space-constrained Massachusetts

September 7, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

A new joint venture between Boston-based BlueWave Solar and European photovoltaics firm Ciel et Terre is poised to bring floating solar panels to the ponds and reservoirs of Massachusetts for the first time. Supporters say the plan has the potential […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Canada’s geothermal energy opportunity

August 31, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Geothermal energy is naturally occurring heat that exists within the interior of the Earth. It is produced primarily from two sources. There is the primordial heat that remains from the formation of the Earth and that continues to emanate from […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

‘Smart Grid Ready’ Generator Changes Game for Backup Power

August 25, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Residential applications for smart grid technologies continue to grow as electricity customers take more control of their energy usage and costs. Homeowners with rooftop solar have been selling power back to the grid for years, and more opportunities for power […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Decarbonizing the Power Grid with Hydrogen and Advanced Technology

August 11, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Many leaders around the world are focused on decarbonizing their countries’ energy supplies. For most, that means adding renewable energy resources to their electricity mix, and developing a path aimed at retiring coal and other fossil-fueled power plants. Yet, these […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

California university prepares to test ‘breakthrough’ space-based solar power project

August 6, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

A research project at California Institute of Technology (Caltech) is preparing to test, what the group calls, “breakthrough” technology capable of generating solar power in space for use on Earth. The institution, and its Space-based Solar Power Project (SSPP), recently […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Top 5 tips to bring a renewable energy equipment prototype to market

August 4, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

It’s no secret that the renewable energy equipment industry is a sector that is forecasted to grow, with new innovative energy technologies entering the market every day. Each week different technologies in the energy sector, such as fuel cell power […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

The Future Electric Grid: How HVDC Could Transform the U.S. Power System

August 2, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

It’s no secret that the mix of power generation resources is changing in the U.S. and has been for more than a decade. Coal-fired generation peaked in the U.S. in 2007, when coal generators produced more than 2,000 TWh of […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Massive 50-GW wind, solar, hydrogen power plant with unique ownership model announced in Australia

July 13, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

An international consortium made up of InterContinental Energy, CWP Global and Mirning Green Energy Limited, announced today an integrated green fuels mega project in the South-East of Western Australia. When fully operational, the Western Green Energy Hub (WGEH) could produce […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Bifacial solar panels can increase yields

July 9, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Most people don’t give the color of their roofs a second thought, but it could be costing their business a lot of money. White or light gray roofs can increase rooftop bifacial PV energy yields by up to 25 percent […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Enabling IIoT Connectivity for Virtual Power Plants

July 8, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Declarations of climate emergencies in many countries around the world have created awareness for the need to switch to clean energy sources, which in turn has prompted the power industry and governments to take action or set definite goals. Many […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Renewables a key tool in the fight against Covid19

July 7, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Bloomberg reported this week that over 2.66 billion doses of coronavirus vaccines have now been administered across the globe, with the bulk of those doses received in Western nations. Most people reading this will have lined up at their local […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Road to Success Paved with Innovative Projects

July 1, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Governments across the globe are pushing industries to decarbonize, as part of a plan for major reductions in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the fight against climate change. The UK has a goal for net-zero GHG emissions by 2050. As […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Power Industry Automated Scraper Strainers Filter Full Spectrum of Debris Sizes

June 29, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

The power generation industry often prefilters raw water from rivers, lakes, gulfs, and coastlines to remove organic, aquatic, and other solids for use as cooling water. Typically, with once-through systems, water circulates through pipes, absorbing system heat before it is […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

A Game-Changing Vision for Geothermal Energy

June 24, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

According to a report released in 2019 by the U.S. Department of Energy, geothermal electricity generation could increase more than 26-fold by 2050—reaching 60 GW of installed capacity. That may seem like a pipe dream to some power observers, but […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

West Coast Offshore Wind Closer to Becoming a Reality

June 22, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

In late May, the U.S. Department of the Interior, in conjunction with the Department of the Navy and the State of California, announced plans to offer leases to develop offshore wind projects for the north-central coast of California. The lease […]