Tagged Efficiency

Why modified carbon nanotubes can help the reproducibility problem

Scientists have conducted an in-depth study on how carbon nanotubes with oxygen-containing groups can be used to greatly enhance the performance of perovskite solar cells. The newly discovered self-recrystallization ability of perovskite could lead to improvement of low-cost and efficient perovskite solar cells. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Energy News —…

Equipmake Reveals Low Floor Electric Bus Chassis At Busworld 2019

By Blagojce Krivevski UK electrification company, Equipmake, has revealed the very latest version of its innovative electric bus platform – a new low floor chassis designed to make zero emission double deckers more cost-effective and efficient than they have ever been. Unveiled at the world’s largest bus and coach show, Busworld Europe, and on display…

To Go Green, the Energy Industry Goes Open Source

By Christopher Neely Going open-source helped fuel the rise of internet giants like Facebook, Amazon and Google, and now the renewable energy industry is moving toward a similar model. The idea behind any open-sourced effort is to have professionals and experts from around the world examine, modify and make the technology or software more efficient…

The wind industry tackles trouble on two fronts #IA

By National Wind Watch Renewable energy remains a polarizing issue. Political and customer pressure has power companies moving renewables to the “front burner.” Wind plays a big part in this mix as efficiency has increased and federal tax incentives help defer the cost of building infrastructure. Farmers now grow wind turbines and wheat in the…

Energy efficiency: lessons learned (consultant prospective)

By Rafael Herzberg Energy efficiency: lessons learned (from a consultant prospective)The market is blessed with a robust list of energy related solutions: Monitoring consumption online Retrofitting (lighting, motors & drives, thermal insulation, etc., etc.) Cost arbitrage (electric power, gas, biomass, etc.) On-site generation and cogeneration Off-site power.. Click headline for full article Read Full Article…

The State of Digital O&M for the Solar Market

By [email protected] Annual solar plant operations and maintenance (O&M) costs will double from nearly $4.5 billion in 2019 to over $9 billion in 2024. New research from Wood Mackenzie finds that as the solar O&M market grows, global downward price pressure is driving the implementation of automated solutions and digital platforms for O&M, particularly process…

Sunterra installs rooftop solar project on Brisbane City Hall in California

By Kelsey Misbrener Sunterra Solar has completed a 168-kW rooftop solar project for the City of Brisbane, California. The SunPower rooftop PV system was installed on Brisbane’s City Hall as part of the city’s comprehensive sustainability and energy efficiency program. In its first six months of operation, the city’s solar energy system has outperformed expected…

EDF Highlights Potential for Business Energy Efficiency

By Alfa Energy Group EDF Energy has claimed that the average UK business could save more than £46,000 per year on its energy costs by improving on its energy management practices. Click headline for full article Read Full Article Here For more great articles: The Energy Collective – The world’s best thinkers on energy &…

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