In a business meeting today, the California Energy Commission approved research grants for a wide range of projects, including six grants totaling nearly $7.5 million for solar energy. According to the energy commission, the grants were awarded from the Electric [Read More]
Here’s a brief round-up of what you might’ve missed during the major co-located solar and energy storage events on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Industry organizations and advocates representing Massachusetts’ 488 solar employers are joining forces in calling for significant changes to be made to the state Department of Energy Resources’ (DOER) Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) Program. As previously reported, SMART is a long-term [Read More]
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $46.2 million for 48 solar projects as part of its SunShot Initiative. According to the DOE, these projects are intended to develop innovative, early-stage solar power technologies, which are aimed at lowering [Read More]
AES Corp. and Siemens are joining forces to create a new global energy storage technology and services company. Dubbed Fluence, the 50/50 joint venture will be headquartered in the Washington, D.C., area and will have additional offices in Erlangen, Germany, [Read More]
For the first time, the U.S. agency has included small-scale PV in its Short-Term Energy Outlook.
Englewood Cliffs, N.J.-based LG Electronics USA has announced the launch of two new solar panels for residential installation. The LG NeON R is a 60-cell solar panel for residential installation with back contact. The newly released technology has all electrodes on the rear [Read More]
With the new additions of AkzoNobel N.V., AXA, Burberry and the Carlsberg Group, The Climate Group’s RE100 initiative – representing large businesses transitioning to 100% renewable energy globally – has reached a 100-member milestone. According to The Climate Group, RE100 [Read More]
California-based NEXTracker, a Flex company, has launched an intelligent, self-adjusting tracker control system for solar power plants called TrueCapture. According to the company, TrueCapture’s technology continuously refines the tracking algorithm of each individual solar array in response to existing site and [Read More]
Measure, a provider of drone services for enterprise customers, has launched a new suite of inspection solutions specifically for solar plant maintenance. The Drone as a Service company, based out of Washington, D.C., says the new turnkey solutions enable solar [Read More]