Tagged Efficiency

HOMER adds new proposal writing feature to energy modeling software

By Kelsey Misbrener HOMER Energy by UL, the global leader in the development of standard-setting energy modeling software, released a new HOMER Pro feature that eases the creation of information-rich proposals. Through its new proposal writer, system designers can quickly and efficiently produce professional reports that illustrate cost savings from distributed renewable energy projects, as…

Efficient low-cost system for producing power at night

Researchers have designed an off-grid, low-cost modular energy source that can efficiently produce power at night. The system uses commercially available technology and could eventually help meet the need for nighttime lighting in urban areas or provide lighting in developing countries. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Energy News — ScienceDaily

SmartStop self-storage company completes first of 10 solar projects planned in 2020

By Kelsey Misbrener SmartStop Self Storage REIT, a self-managed and fully-integrated self-storage company with approximately $1.6 billion of self storage assets under management, announced the completion of the first solar panel project as part of a broader Company-wide initiative to reduce SmartStop’s carbon footprint and become more energy efficient. The 61.38-kW project at SmartStop’s Mt….

GoodWe: Joy to Install – PV safety first

By Press Release GoodWe has always maintained a Safety First policy. GoodWe’s inverter solutions are efficient, easy to install, safe, and reliable, helping you achieve a faster return on investment. The post GoodWe: Joy to Install – PV safety first appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

California Nears Tipping Point on All-Electric Regulations for New Buildings

By [email protected] California is readying what could be the next game-changing update to its building-performance standards. Building-performance standards have been saving Californians energy and money for four decades. Occasionally, updates to the standards, which are reviewed every three years, yield a breakthrough. In 2019, the beneficiary was solar, with regulators approving a requirement for rooftop…

Taiwanese company releases colored half-cell solar panels

By Kelly Pickerel Taiwanese solar company LOF Solar has released a line of colored solar panels. Now using half-cut cells, LOF says its product is ideal for both the traditional residential and commercial markets as well as BIPV. “We are proud to announce that a high-efficiency mono color solar panel is ready to market. For…

Scientists boost stability and efficiency of next-gen solar tech

Researchers have created next-generation solar modules with high efficiency and good stability. Made using a type of material called perovskites, these solar modules can maintain a high performance for over 2000 hours. Their findings have brightened prospects of commercialization. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Energy News — ScienceDaily

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