Clean Power

Distributed Wind Top Photo Contributors Are Here

Each year, the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) launches a search for the best distributed wind energy photos across the United States and its territories for PNNL’s Distributed Wind Photo Gallery. The annual photo search aids PNNL’s efforts to highlight distributed wind technologies and the customers they serve. Check out 2024’s photo selections—including … [continued]

Image: Toyota

Toyota & Pepco Team Up to Research Vehicle-to-Grid Technology in Maryland

This collaborative effort aims to research sustainable energy solutions and provide local energy grid resilience PLANO, Texas and WASHINGTON, D.C. — Toyota Motor North America (Toyota) and local energy utility Pepco are working together on vehicle-to-grid (V2G) research for battery electric vehicles (BEVs) using a Toyota bZ4X. This collaborative effort … [continued]

A contracted worker cleans panels at a solar park in California. Project agreements can help ensure that employment opportunities and other benefits from clean energy projects flow to local workers and nearby communities. Photo by Dennis Schroeder/NREL

U.S. DOE Announces Over $41M in Funding to Deliver Clean Energy Solutions to Market

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) yesterday announced $41.4 million in federal funding for 50 impactful projects across 17 National Laboratories to propel clean energy solutions. The funding is made available through the Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 Technology Commercialization Fund (TCF) Base … [continued]

ChapGTP & DALL-E generated panoramic image of a chemical processing plant covered in circuitry and pulsing with electricity

Decarbonizing Industrial Heat Means Electrifying It — Transcript of Podcast With Paul Martin

Recently I sat down virtually with professional chemical process engineer Paul Martin of Spitfire Research on my podcast Redefining Energy – Tech to discuss how much industrial heat can be replaced with electrical heat technologies (tl’dr: virtually all of it directly). In the theme of providing transcripts of presentations I’m … [continued]

Illustration of a SolarEdge commercial solar installation in the UK (Graphic: Business Wire)

SolarEdge Announces Plans for Global Rollout of its First-of-a-Kind Energy Optimization Software Platform for Commercial…

MILPITAS, California — SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (“SolarEdge” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: SEDG), a global leader in smart energy technology, today announced the global rollout of SolarEdge ONE for C&I, a comprehensive software-based energy optimization platform for Commercial and Industrial (C&I) solar applications, expected to become generally available in the coming months. … [continued]

ChatGPT & DALL-E generated panoramic image of an electric cement truck covered in circuitry delivering cement to a construction site.

Aday Leads Research & Development of Cement & Concrete Alternatives To Decarbonize the Value Chain…

When people think of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), it is often solar, wind, and other clean energy generation technologies that come to mind. However, Ana Aday, a materials science researcher in NREL’s Building Technologies and Science Center, is taking on a whole new challenge: decarbonizing the cement and … [continued]