Daily Archives: August 30, 2022

Researchers use infrared light to wirelessly transmit power over 30 meters

Researchers describe a new wireless laser charging system that overcomes some of the challenges that have hindered previous attempts to develop safe and convenient on-the-go charging systems. With further development, the system could charge mobile devices like phones and laptops at 30 m distances. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Energy News…

Solar decommissioning guide aims to help cities minimize long-term risks, community concerns

By Kelsey Misbrener The University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service issued a policy roadmap on planning and paying for the decommissioning of solar facilities, filling a critical gap in information as the clean-energy industry rapidly accelerates across the Commonwealth. Large- and utility-scale solar facilities are a fast-growing source of electricity in Virginia…

Hydrogen growth creates opening for coverage from risk insurer

By Renewable Energy World Insurance brokerage Marsh said it launched an insurance and reinsurance facility for new and existing green and blue hydrogen energy projects. The product was developed by Marsh along with insurers Liberty Specialty Markets, part of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, and AIG. It is intended to provide up to $300 million of…

OMCO Solar surpasses 9.5 GW of domestic PV racking production

By Billy Ludt Following the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), OMCO Solar has expanded its Pierceton, Indiana manufacturing plant and has reached a milestone of shipping 9.5 GW of solar mounting and racking solutions. In light of the company’s latest $5 million solar manufacturing investment, announced in April of 2022, OMCO Solar has…

BMR Energy gets to work on third solar project in U.S. Virgin Islands

By Kelly Pickerel Logistics hub Ocean Point Terminals (OPT) will turn to BMR Energy to build a 10-MW solar project at the terminal in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. The facility will generate and deliver power to OPT’s marine logistics terminal and storage and blending complex, pursuant to a 20-year lease and operation and maintenance…

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