Daily Archives: January 5, 2016

Farmingdale State College’s Smart Energy House

By ST Staff Writers The Smart Energy House shows how every-day homeowners can use these technologies to save money and energy, contributing toward a cleaner environment. The post Farmingdale State College’s Smart Energy House appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Related posts:LEED Gold Certified Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

Contractors Corner: RER Energy Group

By Kelly Pickerel “When we started our company, we called ourselves RER Energy Group; we did not call ourselves RER Solar. We did that because we were expecting to be more involved in other types of renewable energy systems,” said Jim Kurtz, president of RER Energy Group, a solar contractor based Read Full Article Here…

Big data analyzer Utilytics provides insight to utility companies

By Paul Dvorak The Finnish energy company Loiste Group is the first customer to sign up Utilytics, a new analytics service for the energy market delivered by Enoro. This first contract shows that real time big–energy data is now a reality. Loiste has tested Utilytics and signed up following its launch in November Read Full…

Worldwide Electricity Production Vulnerable to Climate and Water Resource Change

By International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis Climate change impacts and associated changes in water resources could lead to reductions in electricity production capacity for more than 60% of the power plants worldwide from 2040-2069. The post Worldwide Electricity Production Vulnerable to Climate and Water Resource Change appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Related posts:…

Why Switch To Solar-Powered LED Lighting?

By Abigale Sherman Designers considering LEDs as the future of lighting technology. In fact, LED is already gaining popularity, although it is still in the development process. Due to the strong campaign towards green living, consumers are turning to the lighting power more reliable and efficient type. Today more and more homes are Read Full…

Wi-Fi Alliance announces 802.11ah HaLow; longer range, lower power connectivity for connected cars and other applications

By mmillikin The Wi-Fi Alliance introduced the Wi-Fi HaLow designation for products incorporating IEEE 802.11ah technology. Wi-Fi HaLow operates in frequency bands below one gigahertz, offering longer range, lower power connectivity to Wi-Fi CERTIFIED products. Wi-Fi HaLow will enable a variety of new power-efficient use cases in the Smart Home, Read Full Article Here For…

NREL, CSEM jointly set new efficiency record with dual-junction solar cell

By Kelly Pickerel Scientists at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and at the Swiss Center for Electronics and Microtechnology (CSEM) have jointly set a new world record for converting non-concentrated (1-sun) sunlight into electricity using a dual-junction III-V/Si solar cell. The newly certified record conversion efficiency of 29.8% was set using Read…

Fastned and Nissan expand their fast-charging partnership

By mmillikin Netherlands-based Fastned, a builer and operator of fast-charging networks, and Nissan have expanded their partnership. As of today, every new Nissan LEAF and e-NV200 will include four years of free fast charging at Fastned. Fastned currently operates 50 fast charging stations in The Netherlands, and plans European expansion. With this Fastned Read Full…

December Chevy Volt Sales Back To Respectable Levels

By Jeff Cobb Chevrolet is back in the saddle again with a relatively healthy 2,114 Volt sales in December. The number is not far above November 2015’s 1,980 sales but a significant 41-percent rise above December 2014’s 1,490 Volt sales. What’s more, these sales are primarily in 11 states out of 50 operating Read Full…

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