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Sewage provides energy through processing

October 1, 2015 Many nations are investing in new technology to turn sewage waste into usable energy. Japan has recently revised its Sewerage Law to respond to the growing consciousness of energy-saving ... Enerquip - Enerquip

Beyond Utility 2.0: Part 2 “The Present”

John Farrell Aggressive state policy and cost reductions for clean energy have created two business model crises for electric utilities: stagnant sales and exponentially rising production from distrib...

Why the Solar PV Industry Should Love Geothermal Heat Pumps

Billii Roberti It’s a marriage made in heaven: Solar PV and Geothermal Heat Pumps Part 1 of a 6-Part Series Solar, the Fair-Haired Boy Solar photovoltaic (PV) is a light-based technology well k...

What the solar industry can learn from the automobile industry

Simone Garneau The process of buying a car has evolved considerably with the proliferation of the internet, as nicely explained in a recent article by The Economist "Death of a car salesman". Where on...

California’s Solar Equipment List Saves Time and Money

Warren Leon California’s commitment to solar energy development has created a large market for solar energy technologies of all sizes. In Senate Bill 1 (SB 1), enacted in 2006, the state legisl...

To Tagline or Not to Tagline, That Is the Question … for SPI Booth Walls

Tor "Solar Fred" Valenza Every year at SPI, I like to walk the halls and see the latest trends in solar event marketing, but nothing jumped out at me this year until I started noticing the extremely varied messag...

Distributed Resilient Storage for Utility Capacity Shaving: A Use Case

Todd Olinsky-Paul Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of attending the commissioning of a solar+storage powered microgrid in Rutland, Vermont. The microgrid, which is owned and operated by the verticall...

Telemarketing – A Bad “Call” for Solar

William Hirshman In the 1987 movie Tin Men, Richard Dreyfuss, as a scamming aluminum-siding salesman from a telemarketing firm in the early-1960s, is setting up a camera with his partner in the front lawn...

Milagro Farm in Texas Goes Solar

Ryan Doty Milagro Farm Goes Solar by Amy Olsen At 5:00 every morning we stumble out of bed, grab our headlamps and start our days. Kris heads out to the pasture to feed our chickens, we’v...

Volkswagen CEO Resigns as NOxGate Crisis Spirals

Jim Lane September 24, 2015       In Germany, Dr. Martin Winterkorn has resigned as CEO of Volkswagen Group AG. No successor has yet been named.      


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CRGM - Online Training on Grid Integration of Renewable Energy

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Applying Renewable Energy - Online Training

RENAC Online offers a selection of courses on a wide variety of renewabl...


The Vice President Stole My Show (Not Really)

When I finished my Solar Power International (SPI) panel discussing what...

The Value Of The Building

If you’re selling efficiency solutions in the built environment, y...

Sewage provides energy through processing

Many nations are investing in new technology to turn sewage waste into u...


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