August 2nd, 2020 | by Guest Contributor
Boulder, Colo – HOMER Energy by UL, global leader in the development of standard-setting energy modeling software, has announced that HOMER Grid, software for designing grid-tied distributed energy projects, can now model how hybrid systems power electric vehicle (EV) charging stations
June 10th, 2020 | by Steve Hanley
The 2035 Report from UC Berkeley and GridLab suggests the US could transition to 90% renewable energy in as little as 15 years.
July 21st, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
A new census in Africa by Power For All finds that for each skilled job in renewable energy created, up to five more jobs opportunities are added in the broader economy.
March 26th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Puerto Rico is looking to transition to 100% renewable energy by 2050, a goal that will make it a leader in distributed renewables.
February 3rd, 2018 | by Guest Contributor
Blockchain technology is in its infancy. But experts say it could be used to track emissions, cut pollution and sell clean power. At every turn, it could make that work cheaper, faster and more transparent
December 27th, 2017 | by Michael Barnard
From buying and selling electricity to raising capital for new ventures to securing the grid and valuing decarbonization directly, innumerable innovators from tiny startups to the largest technology firms and governments in the world are exploring how blockchain technologies can transform
December 4th, 2017 | by The Beam
Markus Bruegmann is the Global Product Group Manager for ABB’s Microgrids and Distributed Generation product group. We had a long discussion with him about the importance of microgrids in the race to a zero carbon economy, about the challenges that come with the integration of microgrids, and about his vision for the future of the energy transition.
September 30th, 2017 | by Lisa Ann Pinkerton
We’ve partnered with Technica Communications* for a monthly roundup of some of the coolest cleantech press releases in a series we are calling Cleantech in Action. Some of the highlights this month include new lights for AT&T park in San Francisco, all-electric busses for a California school district, hyper-local veggies for an Iowa grocery store, Amazon's newest solar roof, and a 1.8 MW solar ground mount built to power a museum in Massachusetts
September 29th, 2017 | by George Harvey
I was delighted to discover, shortly after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico on September 20, that Donald Trump understood that the island commonwealth is part of the United States. Perhaps he knew that all along, or perhaps someone told him. Either way, the island is entirely without grid power and has the prospect of remaining without grid power for months. It is appalling that citizens of the United States are so exposed to hardship.
September 25th, 2017 | by The Beam
Remote, off-grid mines can achieve up to a 28% reduction in fuel and CO2 emissions by using microgrids that combine solar photovoltaics (PV) and battery energy storage systems (BESS) with diesel generators, according to a new study
August 8th, 2016 | by Sponsored Content
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