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Investment To Impact: The Next Decade Of Cleantech Innovation

June 16th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

As corporates across the globe become more serious about cleantech, they are also recognizing the barriers for getting impactful technology to market — and many are embracing the opportunity and challenge by partnering with outside experts in order to identify the most effective, long-term solutions


Tesla Powerwall Saves The Day In SCE Power Outage

June 16th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

Our local utility notified us that a power outage with an 8-hour outage window spanning from 9am to 5pm was scheduled for June 3rd. For most people, in a non-pandemic world, that would not be a problem. People are normally at work during the day, so the outage passes by unnoticed


EVs & PV — A Match Made In Heaven

June 15th, 2020 | by Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai

We recently looked at how distributed solar systems are enabling electromobility in rural Zimbabwe. Electric motorcycles and three-wheelers will transform rural communities and improve the lives of women and children in these communities


What If COVID-19 Caused Lung Cancer, Heart Attacks, Childhood Asthma, Dementia, Psychosis, Diabetes, Childhood Leukemia, Brain Tumors, Learning Challenges, Renal Failure, Alzheimer’s, Fetal Development Problems, Bone Fracture Risk, & Low Sperm Quality?

June 14th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

This article is not about COVID-19. It is not about what we should do in response to COVID-19, what government policies or our individual routines should look like. The connection to COVID-19 is simply this: we responded strongly to a serious health threat, so why can't we respond as strongly (and with immensely less harm from side effects) to a much bigger problem


Carbon Pricing & The Energy Transition

June 14th, 2020 | by Brad Rouse

We are making great progress, with costs of solar, wind, and batteries continuing their decline. But we are not moving fast enough to turn the tide on human-caused climate change. One study I saw recently said we need to be installing wind and solar at triple the current rate to get to 90% renewable just for electricity by


Solar+Storage Virtual Power Plant Coming To Shreveport, Louisiana

June 12th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Heila Technologies is deploying a new solar and storage platform in Shreveport, Louisiana. SimpliPhi Power, an American manufacturer of lithium-ion energy storage systems, has teamed up with Heila Technologies to deploy the intelligent energy storage + solar systems. Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) is also supporting the project


Malaysia: 1 Gigawatt Solar Tender Coming

June 10th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Malaysia isn't messing around. Many countries are focusing on renewable energy as part of their economic revival coming out of the coronavirus crisis (too bad the USA doesn't have that foresight), but Malaysia's 1 gigawatt play seems big enough for its own story


The 16 Solar & Storage Projects Hawaii Just Ordered

June 9th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

I recently highlighted a couple of big solar + storage projects that were given the go-ahead in Hawaii. Then I found out that these are two of 16 solar and energy storage projects just approved for development in the state



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