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Energy: 5 important facts

By Rafael Herzberg Energy: 5 important facts Liquefied natural gasPrices have dropped sharply in recent years Electric vehiclesIt has been exponentially increasing its market penetration Solar and windThese are two sources that have gained great importance in power matrices India and ChinaThey showed great development in the energy sector Energy efficiency in buildingsIt is a…

Perovskite/CIGS stacked solar cell reaches 25% efficiency in imec testing

By Kelly Pickerel Scientists from Hasselt University (Belgium), imec, VITO, EnergyVille and international partners within the PERCISTAND consortium have become the first to achieve an energy efficiency of 25% with a thin-film solar cell. This advancement shows that thin-film solar can generate as much energy as a traditional silicon solar cell. “We’ve achieved an energy…

Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette announced as keynote speaker for Energy Storage Association conference

By Kelly Pickerel The U.S. Energy Storage Association announced today that Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette and U.S. Congressman Mike Doyle will bes keynote speakers at #ESACon20, the nation’s premier educational and networking event for energy storage. The U.S. Department of Energy (U.S. DOE) recently launched the Energy Storage Grand Challenge, a comprehensive program to…

Best Solar Lamp Posts

By Kailey Hagen Solar lamp posts give your space a romantic, vintage feel without the costly expense of real, old-fashioned lamp posts. You might think that all solar lamp posts are more or less the same, but this isn’t true. While many look… Read More The post Best Solar Lamp Posts appeared first on EarthTechling….

Best Solar Tiki Torches

By Kailey Hagen Solar tiki torches are a great way to brighten up your yard and help you feel like you’re miles away on a beach somewhere. Plus, you don’t have to worry about them running up your electric bill or accidentally starting… Read More The post Best Solar Tiki Torches appeared first on EarthTechling….

Solar + storage PPAs for C&I — current hurdles and solutions

By SPW By Philippe Hartley, Managing Director, CleanFinancing.com Commercial solar installers see battery system design and installation as their present and future, and they’re getting amped up. In California, 31% of the commercial SGIP applications over the last three years are for storage only, according to SGIP data. The segment may increase dramatically this year…

Kimberly-Clark boots up 3-MW solar array in Georgia

By Kelly Pickerel A 3-MW solar project has been completed and commercialized by United Renewable Energy at Kimberly-Clark’s facility in LaGrange, Georgia. The project was the result of collaboration between Kimberly-Clark’s facility, United Renewable Energy as the project developer and builder, and NextEra Energy Resources, through a subsidiary, which is the long-term project owner. All…

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