Tagged Solar

Alta Devices sets 29.1% solar efficiency record

NASA is testing Alta Devices solar technology at the International Space Station in order to evaluate Alta’s technology for future NASA low-Earth orbit missions, including powering CubeSats. Alta Devices also recently announced a new efficiency record of 29.1% for its single junction solar cell. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

How Many Solar Panels Do I Need?

By Ryan Austin “How many solar panels do I need?” is typically the first question most of us have around solar. Even I, the author who has worked in the industry for years, continue to ask myself that question all the time: how many solar panels do I need for my home? And of course,…

Best Portable Solar Panels

By Ryan Austin The best portable solar panels are easy to use, durable, and competitively priced. Like a good friend, the best portable solar panels give you what you need. Want to go camping? Find one that fits in a backpack. Looking to power your entire RV? You’ll need a lot more power, but there’s…

Renewables Are The Cleanest & The Cheapest

By NRDC Solar and wind energy are beating dirty fossil fuels and nuclear power in the marketplace. They are winning not because they are clean and necessary to combat carbon pollution, but because they are less expensive for power producers, companies, and customers Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Clean Technica

Central New York completes 242 clean energy initiatives

By Billy Ludt The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the Central New York Planning and Development Board (CNY RPDB) announced that Central New York communities have completed 242 high impact clean energy actions as part of NYSERDA’s Clean Energy Communities Program. This announcement complements Central NY Rising, which provides an…

More French wind will mean cheaper electricity

Large-scale deployment of wind and solar capacity, combined with progressive closures of nuclear plants, is the best way to reduce the cost of electricity, according to a new report by the French Environment and Energy Management Agency (Ademe). Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis RSS Feed

The Energy Show: Manufacturing Solar in the U.S. with Auxin Solar

By Frank Andorka The Energy Show: By Barry Cinnamon Attention U.S. Department of Commerce: your well-intentioned efforts to help the U.S. solar panel manufacturing industry are not working. Even with 30%+ tariffs on imported solar panels and cells, the remaining U.S. manufacturers are struggling to stay competitive. The good news, as one would expect, is…

Con Edison completes purchase of Sempra Energy’s U.S. solar assets

By Kelsey Misbrener Sempra Energy announced that it has completed the sale of its U.S. operating solar assets, solar and battery storage development projects, as well as its ownership interest in one wind facility, to Consolidated Edison for approximately $1.6 billion in cash, subject to customary post-closing adjustments. “With the completion of this sale, we…

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