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  • DuraTrack HZ v3 Solar Tracker Receives Internationally Recognized Certification

    Array Technologies, pioneers of solar tracking, have achieved both IEC 62817 and UL 3703 certifications. IEC 62817 is the international standard related to photovoltaic systems, specifically the design qualification of solar trackers. During the evaluation process, Array Technologies worked directly with ...


    By Array Technologies Inc

  • Changes to Third Party Costs: Interim Levy Rate decreases

    The Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC) notified suppliers about the Interim Levy Rate (ILR) adjustment figures for Q3 (July to September) 2018 on 24th August, which were effective from 28th August. ...


    By Haven Power Ltd

  • Siemens intensifies collaboration with SME to implement Industry 4.0

    At the "Forum Deutscher Mittelstand", representatives of well-known companies discuss strategies for the future viability of small to medium-sized enterprises New forms of collaboration between companies are essential for the digital transformation in the manufacturing and process industries Technical prerequisites for digitalization in industry are in place: SMEs can make targeted use ...


    By Siemens AG

  • BYD and Kostal ink strategic partnership for providing energy storage

    BYD, a Chinese battery manufacturer headquartered in Shenzhen, has reportedly signed an agreement with Germany-based inverter maker Kostal for a new strategic partnership further aimed at providing energy storage solutions. Citing reliable sources, the deal will further see them merge their products for the European market, offering storage solutions to commercial and residential solar segments. ...


    By CMFE Research

  • Negros biomass firm to introduce three new biomass facilities

    Negros Island Biomass Holdings, Inc. (NIBH), a biomass power generation firm has reportedly lined up three biomass projects in Negros Occidental, Philippines. As per trusted sources, the expansion strategy is in response to the government’s FiT (feed-in-tariff) program that offers incentives to biomass developers ...


    By CMFE Research

  • Blockchain in Energy Trading Closer to Realization

    The focus of Enerchain is on the execution of bilateral trade of physical electricity and gas within Europe. Blockchain technology could, in future, be used to make this series of complex transactions more efficient, as processes could be streamlined, and reduce costs, as there would be no middleman. The first phase of the Enerchain project, the Proof of Concept (PoC), is now complete. In the ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • NV Energy Implements Itron's Cloud-Based Demand-Side Management Solution

    Itron recently announced that the company contracted with NV Energy to implement Itron's IntelliSOURCE® Express demand response management system (DRMS).Taking advantage of the latest technology in demand management, NV Energy successfully implemented IntelliSOURCE Express to manage the utility's agricultural ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • New NAIT Research Facility To Help Industry Develop Alternative Energy Solutions

    Researchers at the North Alberta Institute of Technology will help Alberta innovators develop and test low-carbon energy solutions with a new microgrid research facility, funded by a $2 million grant from the Government of Alberta.The funding was announced Thursday by Economic Development and Trade Minister Deron Bilous at NAIT's new Productivity and Innovation Centre.The Distributed Energy ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Department of Energy Announces $80 Million Investment in Advanced Vehicle Technologies Research

    Recently (9/5), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the selection of 42 projects totaling $80 million to support advanced vehicle technologies that can enable more affordable mobility, strengthen domestic energy security, reduce our dependence on foreign sources of critical materials, and enhance U.S. economic growth. This work supports DOE's goal to invest in early-stage research of ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Central California Leads the State in Zero Net Energy Homebuilding

    De Young Properties and energy consulting company ConSol jointly announce De Young RidgeView, the largest grid-connected zero net energy (ZNE) single-family community to be developed in California. De Young RidgeView, located in the Central California community of Clovis, will include 58 zero net energy homes designed with the potential to produce as much clean energy as they consume in a year. ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Smart Grid Security Market - Growing Energy Needs of the Urban Population

    The analysts of a new business and commerce study by Transparency Market Research have detected a fragmented competitive landscape in the global smart grid security market, attributing the scenario to the presence of a large number of players who are catering to regional and domestic demands. Regional players have a stronger ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Competition in Colombia Sparks Renewable Energy Expansion

    Following more than a year of coordination with NREL and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Colombia will host its first renewable energy auction in 2019. The use of auctions to procure renewable energy has already been adopted by many of Colombia's South American neighbors and approximately 50 countries worldwide. For Colombia, it is an opportunity to bring in low-cost, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult granted 10-year extension

    UK based offshore renewables technology innovation center, Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has reportedly been granted a 10-year extension to run a turbine for development in research and technology. The Scottish Government has granted a variation of Section 36 consent to run the 7-MW Levenmouth offshore wind demonstration turbine in Fife until 2029. ORE Catapult can continue to provide ...


    By CMFE Research

  • How can renewables power your business’ resilience?

    Resilience is a growing concern for businesses in the UK. When it comes to energy resilience, the two factors to consider are your ability to withstand power supply interruptions and volatile power prices. Here we explore how sustainable solutions could help your organisation overcome the challenge of disruptions to your energy supply and the associated costs. ...


    By Haven Power Ltd

  • Maxim Power Corp. announces purchase of generation equipment

    Maxim Power Corp. ("MAXIM" or the "Corporation") announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Milner Power Inc., has closed an agreement to purchase a General Electric Frame 7 F-Class combustion turbine generator ("CT") and certain related equipment for $20.3 million. This equipment was previously delivered new to the seller in 2012 and never installed. The purchase pr ice will be funded ...


    By Maxim Power Corp.

  • Salesforce funds wind energy project, expands business in Chicago

    San Francisco based Salesforce, a cloud computing mammoth providing sales cloud, service cloud, and marketing cloud services to clients, has reportedly made plans to support a wind farm construction project in McLean County, in a bid to enhance its reach in the Chicago region. Astonishingly, this renewable energy project has been in the planning phase for the last 10 years, claim sources. ...


    By CMFE Research

  • New Medium Combustion Plant Directive affects over 30,000 plants

    This year’s Air Quality & Emissions Show, AQE 2018, will focus heavily on the Medium Combustion Plant Directive (MCPD), which will come into force on 20th December 2018. AQE Organiser Marcus Pattison says: “This new regulation will affect an enormous number of processes, so it is vitally important that they are fully aware of the requirements and how to implement them. ...


    By Siemens AG

  • NGVAmerica Applauds Study Showing Dramatic Smog Reductions from Natural Gas Engine

    NGVAmerica commends the results of a new study conducted by the University of California, Riverside College of Engineering Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT) on the new Cummins Westport near-zero emissions ISX12N 400 natural gas engine. The study showed the natural gas engine met and exceeded California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) cleanest optional low-NOx standard ...

  • Soligent to Partner with American-Based Module Manufacturer, Mission Solar Energy

    Soligent Distribution has partnered with American-Based Module Manufacturer, Mission Solar Energy to expand its high quality product offerings. August 23, 2018, Solar & Wind, Energy Storage Grids Soligent Distribution, the largest pure play solar distributor in the United ...


    By Mission Solar Energy, LLC

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