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Tampa Electric launches neighborhood solar microgrid pilot program The project uses Emera Technologies’ BlockEnergy microgrid platform.

By Kelsey Misbrener Emera Technologies announced that utility Tampa Electric Company (TECO) has successfully purchased, installed and received regulatory approval for its BlockEnergy microgrid platform for use in a pilot program serving Southshore Bay residential development, a community south of Tampa, Florida. The BlockEnergy solar + storage microgrid, fully owned and operated by TECO, enables…

Sungrow unveils modular inverter for utility-scale solar PV plants

By Renewable Energy World Sungrow said it is now offering a modular inverter for utility-scale solar PV plants. The “1+X” Modular Inverter features a 1.1 MW single unit at minimum and may be expanded to 8.8 MW by combining eight units together. The plug-and-play function, Sungrow said, is intended to reduce maintenance time and allow…

NRG Systems adopts ZX Lidars’ latest wind profile measurement tool

By WPED Staff NRG Systems, a designer and manufacturer of smart technologies for the wind, solar and meteorological industries, has added ZX Lidars’ ZX TM Lidar to its remote sensing portfolio. Credit: NRG Systems ZX TM is a nacelle-mounted Lidar that uses continuous wave technology to measure the full shear and veer wind profile across…

DOE seeks climate change data to support hydropower operations

By Elizabeth Ingram The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) is seeking comments from the non-federal hydropower community on data and research needs, with a goal to leverage state-of-the-art climate change science to inform long-term hydropower operation and resource planning. Understanding climate change impacts on hydropower is critical for future operations…

Green hydrogen is the missing link in our drive to net-zero

By Renewable Energy World Sponsored content from Renewable UK If we weren’t already aware, the release of the latest set of IPCC reports (and the even starker picture they paint compared to previous iterations) has made abundantly clear to governments, businesses, and society as a whole the dangers of climate change and the urgent need…

Firetrace International brings fire prevention technology to PV solar

By Billy Ludt Firetrace International, a fire suppression technology provider operating in 35 countries and across five continents, is launching into the solar market. Drawing on its experience in the wind industry, Firetrace is adapting its direct-delivery XD Fire Detection Tubing with cylinder and cleaning agent system out to solar farms. The technology has already…

Solar Technology to Watch in 2022 and Beyond

By Aurora Solar By Ali McBride, Aurora Solar The theme for this year’s Earth Month is “Invest in our planet,” and whether you work in the industry or not, there’s no arguing that solar is, and will continue to be, one of the big investments we need to make to, well, keep Earth livable. For…

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