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The Next Big Solar Technology? #Intersolar2020

February 6th, 2020 | by Charles W. Thurston

Disruptive advances in solar technology are unusual, with industry-wide design improvements often taking place in very small increments. These small changes create the buzz at solar trade shows like Intersolar North America, which is wrapping up this week in San Diego


US Department Of Energy Catalyzes Clean Energy Innovation in All 50 States

April 1st, 2019 | by NRDC

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has made clean energy research and development (R&D) investments in every U.S. state over the past two years, sending more than $1.8 billion to the national laboratories and to hundreds of private-sector and academic researchers last year alone. Unfortunately, the Trump administration recently unveiled a proposal to slash the Energy Department’s budget next year. If enacted, this would have devastating impacts on American innovation


DOE Stalls Clean Energy R&D, Risking Jobs & US Competitiveness

December 31st, 2018 | by NRDC

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) may be sitting on approximately $600 million in Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) funding for clean energy research and development (R&D), despite clear and strong congressional guidance to invest public dollars in new technologies and innovation that will pave the way for America to be a leader in a clean energy future


Sunfolding’s Unique Solar Bellows Selected for CA Project

December 20th, 2018 | by Charles W. Thurston

The ancient air bellows has been repurposed once again, to drive solar tracker arrays created by Sunfolding, of San Francisco, in a 39 megawatt installation at an undisclosed California location. The cost-saving design has attracted the attention of the ARPA-e program, DOE’s SunShot program, and several venture capitalists


The Future of Clean Energy: Storage News Roundup

September 23rd, 2018 | by Sponsored Content

Recent developments in this energy and storage sectors are bringing new light to emerging technologies. We’re looking at a few of the most interesting energy storage technology developments below. 


Trump Wants To Cut Clean Energy Research Funding In Half

March 10th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

President Trump is pushing to slash spending on clean energy research, even as America’s chief economic rivals aim to double public funding for the same. In doing so, experts say, the president is threatening to undermine US competitiveness



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