Tag: performance

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Solar project performance is worsening, analysis shows

February 28, 2023

Via: Renewable Energy World

Solar projects continue to underperform, resulting in millions of dollars of lost revenues, according to a new report. Results of a global survey of solar projects in 2022 were shared by Raptor Maps as part of the project lifecycle software […]

Electric, Energy Consumption

Microstructure and defect engineering improves performance of lithium-ion batteries

February 8, 2023

Via: Tech Xplore

A new North Carolina State University study, performed in collaboration with battery testing researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, shows that extremely short pulses from a high-powered laser can cause tiny defects in lithium-ion battery […]

Domestic, Energy Consumption

Efficiency upgrades in Chattanooga are saving the city $1.4M annually

December 15, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Since being dubbed the “Dirtiest City in America” by Walter Cronkite in 1969, the City of Chattanooga has worked to reverse the negative environmental impacts of local industry. As part of this work, the city joined the Better Buildings Challenge […]