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RPI Researchers Work On Real-Time Analysis Of Grid Data

With support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), a team at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) is developing software to enable real-time analysis...
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‘Virtual Battery’ Reduces Demand Charges, Increases ROI For Commercial Solar

Extensible Energy has released DemandEx, an inexpensive “virtual battery” designed to reduce demand charges and increase ROI for commercial solar projects.

Nor-Cal, Power Factors Providing Asset Management Solutions For Solar, Storage

Power Factors LLC, an independent software and services provider for renewable energy, has formed a new partnership with Nor-Cal Controls.

New NRDC Tool Estimates Cost Of Electricity By Resource, Region

A new tool from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) can estimate the cost of producing power from different technologies in each...

UMass Amherst Researchers Develop New Method To Estimate Solar Rooftop Potential

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst's College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) have developed a method for automatically assessing rooftops...

Apex Clean Energy Taps Power Factors For Asset Management

Apex Clean Energy Inc. has selected Power Factors LLC, an independent software and services provider for renewable energy, to provide a technical...

FLIR, Raptor Maps Offer Resources on Drones in Solar

In collaboration with Raptor Maps, FLIR has created a five-part series with four videos and a webinar on the use of thermal...

EnergySage Launches Solar Buyer’s Guide In Partnership With NREL

EnergySage recently launched a new tool that lets users compare solar equipment based on quality rating, aesthetics, performance and pricing.

NREL Partners With Solar Stakeholders On New Permit Software

The Solar Foundation and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) are joining the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), several national residential solar companies,...

Sandia Tool Analyzes How Rooftop Solar Interacts With Grid Over Year

Sandia National Laboratories has developed new software that can run a detailed, second-by-second simulation - known as quasi-static time-series analysis - showing...