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Panasonic Is Building A Comprehensive Energy Management System For Homeowners

March 24th, 2020 | by Kyle Field

Panasonic is building on its deep bench of products in the consumer space to build a suite of residential energy storage products. CleanTechnica spoke with Panasonic Sales Engineer Dan Glaser about the work Panasonic is doing to unify the various energy systems in the home into a single, intelligent operating unit


CATL’s Energy Storage Systems Solutions Show Strong Momentum Following U.S. Debut At Solar Power International 2019

September 29th, 2019 | by Sponsored Content

Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited (CATL), the world’s leading battery manufacturer, made a successful U.S. debut at Solar Power International 2019 (SPI), underscoring its leadership in battery innovation and safety through technologies core with the lithium iron phosphate (LFP) chemistry system, building new partnerships to fuel its market penetration worldwide, and sharing its vision for greater sustainable development driven by the energy sector


SPI Happens This Week In Utah — And It’s About So Much More Than Solar 

September 22nd, 2019 | by Sponsored Content

This week begins one of the largest events in the renewable world — North America Smart Energy Week, which is home to landmark event Solar Power International. Join over 700 companies and almost 19,000 industry professionals (and the CleanTechnica team) at this event, which starts Monday in Salt Lake City, Utah. The full show run dates are 23–26 September, so there is still time to get your tix!


Beyond E-Mobility, CATL Is Promoting Energy Storage System Solutions To The World

September 22nd, 2019 | by Sponsored Content

CATL is best known as one of the largest manufacturers of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles (EVs) in the world. It has a portfolio of high-profile, multinational clients including BMW, Volkswagen, Ford, and GM. The company’s battery technologies, including ESS, have long battery life, high system energy density, and are well recognized for their safety


Sunflare Brings New Solar Shingle Into The Light — #CleanTechnica at #SPI2018

September 30th, 2018 | by Charles W. Thurston

There may be a growing number of solar application ideas that die off before going mainstream, never having tapped enough technology, financial backing, and market savvy to last. But it seems solar roof shingles is not one of those. Dow withdrew from the market, but Exasun and Tesla moved in. Now, there's also a smart new set of patent-pending thin-film CIGs solar shingles being offered by Sunflare Solar, based in La Verne, California. The company refers to the cell technology as Capture


The New sonnen EcoLinx Pulls Residential Energy Management Into The Future — #CleanTechnica at #SPI2018

September 28th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

sonnen charged into the Solar Power International (SPI) show in Anaheim, California, this week with its new ecoLinx home energy management system. ecoLinx takes residential energy management to the next level by stretching beyond energy storage into management of key loads in ways that were previously not possible thanks to direct integration with Eaton's smart breakers and a home automation solution


Solar & Wind Energy Destined To Expand Faster Than Other Global Energy Sources — #CleanTechnica at #SPI2018

September 27th, 2018 | by Charles W. Thurston

Global market analyst DNV GL peeled back the layers of its recent forecast on global energy source evolution to reveal that solar & wind energy, buoyed by offshore wind, will grow to represent nearly 70% of global electricity production by 2050, according to Richard Barnes, the Executive Vice President and Regional Manager for the Energy Business Area of the company in North America


Utility Solar + Storage Accelerates Ahead Of Expectations — #CleanTechnica at #SPI2018

September 26th, 2018 | by Charles W. Thurston

The U.S. utility market for energy storage this fall is warming ahead of expectations, with requests for proposals accelerating from a mild demand level earlier this year. This firming 2018 market was not predicted by some storage system manufacturers until two years from now, when more field performance data will be available to confirm manufacturers’ claims


Canada Puts C$3.4 Million Into Lithium-Ion Battery Tech Firm

April 19th, 2018 | by James Ayre

Following our earlier article about the Canadian government's pledge to provide aid to ensure that the Kinder Morgan TransMountain oil pipeline expansion project gets built, it seems worth highlighting here the recent announcement that the government's Sustainable Development Technology Canada program has awarded C$3.4 million in new funding to a noted lithium-ion battery tech firm


Solar News

April 22nd, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan

  We’ve published about 24 solar energy stories in the past week. In addition to those, here are some other [&hellip


Upcoming Cleantech Events

October 10th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Check out these upcoming clean energy events on offshore wind energy, solar energy, geothermal energy, and more. And let us know of any more upcoming clean energy events we've missed



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