Daily Archives: September 10, 2015

2016 Nissan Leaf Priced at $26,700 After Incentives

By Editorial Staff Nissan has introduced the 2016 all-electric LEAF with an available 30 kWh battery that provides an EPA-estimated range of 107 miles – a 27-percent increase over the previous 24 kWH battery. The new battery is standard for LEAF SV and LEAF SL models. The 2016 model also offers an enhanced IT Read…

Several Ways to Use a Solar Fan in Your Home

A solar fan relates to a mechanical device that uses a solar panel to work. A solar fan requires no additional power supply; if there is enough sun, so it is good to go. As solar panels are paid, the fan will not stop working. It is important to know Read Full Article Here For…

Continuum to unveil new wind-flow modeling software at AWEA seminar

By Michelle Froese Cancalia, the creator, developer, and supplier of a new approach to wind-flow modeling, is presenting its streamlined and updated wind-flow modeling software at next week’s AWEA Wind Resource & Project Energy Assessment Seminar. Continuum 2.0 arms wind-flow developers with new tools that provide unprecedented accuracy, rapid modeling, ease of Read Full Article…

SLAC’s new electron camera visualizes ripples in 2-D material; support for future solar cells, electronics and catalysts

By mmillikin New research led by scientists from the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University reveals how individual atoms move in trillionths of a second to form wrinkles on a three-atom-thick material. Visualized by a new “electron camera,” one of the world’s speediest, this unprecedented level of Read Full Article Here…

Australian off-grid hero

By Nick Rosen Wood by name and wood by nature – Elaine lives the good life Go back a few years and the media loved to laugh at people who went off the grid. Increasingly journalists wish they could be doing it themselves. Take this story by Aussie David Kirkpatrick from a small local paper…

SEPA to launch phase II of 51st State Initiative at SPI

By Kathie Zipp Energy sector transformation is one of the hottest topics for solar and utility industry leaders heading to Anaheim next week for Solar Power International (SPI). And it is on this broad national stage that the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) will roll out Phase II of its 51st State Read Full Article…

EagleView Technologies discusses aerial imaging for the solar industry

By Steven Bushong EagleView Technologies uses patented software to produce 3D models from aerial roof and wall measurements that are extremely accurate and detailed. Reports for the solar industry deliver all measurements needed for any solar installation project, including azimuth, square footage, line lengths and a CAD file of the property. Read Full Article Here…

The emerging microgrid market

By Michelle Froese A typical GE control platform that can be used to host intelligent grid-management software for microgrids. Researcher Sumit Bose details the project developments for GE’s Enhanced Microgrid Control System (eMCS) in this video. If you’re looking to invest in the energy market, you might want to consider the growing microgrid Read Full…

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