Daily Archives: September 25, 2018

Trevor St Baker’s coal power blues

By Bob Burton As opposition to renewables from Australia’s largest electricity utilities has faded, Trevor St Baker has emerged as one of the few dissenting voices left. The post Trevor St Baker’s coal power blues appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

SPI panel shows strong solar policy requires team effort

By Kelsey Misbrener Despite 2018’s solar challenges with tariffs and trade war, a panel on regional solar market trends at Solar Power International made it clear that the industry is still pushing toward growth. Bret Sowers, VP of development and strategy at Southeastern solar company Southern Current, said the keys to entering new markets are…

Mounting highlights from SPI 2018

By Kelly Pickerel If you’ve been following Solar Power World‘s newsfeed, you know that all the new products for the year are being released at Solar Power International 2018. There was a lot to see on the show floor with mounting, racking and tracking systems, but here are a few highlights I noticed walking the…

Solar+storage still “on the cusp of greatness”

By Kelly Pickerel “We’re on the cusp of great things with solar and energy storage.” Truer words have never been spoken, and we hear them again and again. After more than five years of serious talk about solar+storage, the market is still “emerging.” The general theme after a full day of energy storage education sessions…

How Real Estate Companies Can Benefit from IoT Technology

By Kevin Williams Buildings of the future will be more like friends that sense how we feel and then adjust themselves according to our wants and needs. Technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT), artificial.. Click headline for full article Read Full Article Here For more great articles: The Energy Collective – The world’s…

Will second-life batteries need to compete with new batteries?

Hyundai Motor Group has recently announced a commercial partnership with energy company Wärtsilä to utilize second-life electric vehicle batteries for stationary energy storage at both commercial and utility scales. This is not the first piece of news that automotive companies are trying to give a second life to their retired EV batteries as major EV…

Watermelons with ionic liquids rival batteries?

Development of supercapacitors with high energy density and long cycle life using sustainable materials for next-generation applications is of paramount importance. The ongoing challenge is to elevate the energy density of supercapacitors on par with batteries, while upholding the power and cyclability. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Virta EV charging platform awarded best energy product brand

Virta – a Finnish electric vehicle charging service provider – has been awarded at the global CHARGE Energy Branding Awards for the Best Energy Product Brand. The forerunner company offers a digital platform for connecting energy and mobility services. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Hanwha Q-CELLS Continues Push To Consolidate

By Joshua S Hill The Hanwha Group, one of South Korea’s largest business conglomerates, looks to be continuing its push to simplify ownership of its Q-CELLS division, according to reports earlier this month that confirmed its solar PV manufacturing division will be merged with the company’s Advanced Materials business. Read Full Article Here For more…

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