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Electric Vehicle

Tesla E-motorcycles Complement SolarCity Microgrids

Mahesh Bhave, Contributor May 20, 2015 Batteries are the renewed focus of attention given the launch of Tesla’s PowerWall on April 30. What or where might the next major application be? Utility scale storage appears to be one....
Biofuels

Who Is Weathering the $50 Oil Storm in Biofuels, and How?

Jim Lane, Biofuels Digest May 20, 2015 A period of lower-cost oil has, famously, descended on the market, reminding us that business models should always take into account “black swan” economic events such as the battle betwee...
Canadian Climate Goals

Canada Announces Weak Climate Target

Danielle Droitsch, NRDC May 19, 2015 Last week, Canada has announced its contribution to the global effort to reduce greenhouse gases by announcing its post-2020 target. The target announced today is off-track to the 80 perc...
Wind turbine

Forget the PTC, Wind Energy’s Real Problem Is Transmission

Adam Barber, A Word About Wind May 19, 2015

Forget the challenges associated with government tax credits.  Do you want to know the real barrier for future North American wind market growth?

Renewable Energy Stocks

What Drives Alternative Energy Stocks?

Harris Roen, The Roen Financial Report May 19, 2015 Alternative energy became a serious market player after the turn of the millennium. Since that time, solar, wind, smart grid and other alternative energy stocks have experienced both stro...
The Energy Show on Renewable Energy World

Listen Up: How Many Solar Panels Do I Need?

The Energy Show on Renewable Energy World May 14, 2015 For a homeowner, it’s a simple question. But in order to answer the question accurately, solar installers need to make a number of assumptions — as well as gather some pretty detailed inf...
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What's In A Name? That Which We Call A Solar Microgrid Is By Any Other Name A Solar Installation

Paula Mints May 13, 2015 A few years ago in a solar marketing department near you an enterprising executive had an epiphany: the word “microgrid” could be adapted to describe any system of any size and then used ...

The Value of Net Metered Electricity in New York

Tom Konrad, Contributor May 13, 2015 Net metering is unfair and is dangerous for the long term health of utilities, at least according to Raymond Wuslich, when he spoke at the 2015 Renewable Energy Conference in Poughkeepsie...
From Solar Energy Finance to Customer Acquisition

From Finance to Customer Acquisition Catalyst SunShot Finalists Compete to Launch Big

Pamela Cargill, Contributor May 13, 2015 In January, SunShot competitively selected 17 teams to move forward in the overall Catalyst Prize competition. Each of the teams had 60 days to build a prototype product using the TopCode...
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Experts Agree: Electric Grid Will Stay Ahead of the Curve on the Clean Power Plan

John Moore, NRDC May 12, 2015 In a timely new report, three prominent electric grid industry experts refute claims that the president's proposal to cut carbon pollution from power plants will jeopardize electric grid ...

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Solar + Storage: Capturing Opportunities and Overcoming Challenges

The convergence of solar and energy storage applications is under way. T...

Storage Enters the Global Stage: What’s the value proposition for ...

For electricity storage, the events of the last two years have shown tha...

Doing Business in Brazil – in partnership with GWEC, the Global Win...

Brazil is one of the most promising markets for wind energy.  Ranke...

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Standard Solar Celebrates Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! On April 22nd each year, the US is one of more than 190...

Substrate Feeder for Biogas Facilities

RUD manufactures complete, ready-to-use conveyor systems for transportin...

Can We Just Allow Florida To Be The Sunshine State?

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