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Viridian Energy demonstrates solar power electrification in Nicaragua

03/26/2015

The systems were assembled by the volunteers at the local school, which received solar through GRID Alternatives in 2013

PG&E installs solar power capacity for 150,000 customers

03/26/2015 More than 45,000 new solar power customers were added in 2014 alone. During this time period, PG&E added nearly 326 MW of installed solar power...

GE Energy buys Scottish wind power project from SSE

03/26/2015 Situated about 55 miles south of Edinburgh, the project supports GE’s commitment to international expansion and investing $1 billion annually in re...

VIDEO: SunEdison buys 1,000 energy storage systems from Imergy

03/25/2015 The vanadium flow batteries will be used to store solar-generated electricity for SunEdison's rural electrification and solar power microgrid proje...

California generates 5 percent of electricity from utility-scale solar power

03/24/2015

California's utility-scale solar power production in 2014 was more than three times the output of the next-highest state, Arizona 

Eaton inverters help power 73 MW California solar power project

03/24/2015 The project, developed by sPower and 8minutenergy Renewables, is expected to generate 146 million kWh of sustainable electricity annually to power ...

New Mexico House votes to roll back renewable energy standard

03/23/2015

New Mexico's standard increased from 10 to 15 percent at the start of the year. It's required to hit 20 percent in 2020

California hydropower capacity to drop due to low snowpack

03/23/2015

Spring is arriving with the Pacific Northwest measuring near record-low-snowfall, and much of the rest of the West below average

Georgia lawmakers consider solar power financing

03/23/2015

Lawmakers may soon allow people in Georgia to finance solar panels the same way they get mortgages to buy homes or lease cars 

Siemens to supply power-hungry Egypt with wind power, gas turbines

03/20/2015 Siemens will build a factory in Egypt to manufacture rotor blades for wind turbines, creating up to 1,000 jobs and therefore nearly trebling Siemen...

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Beyond Integration: Three Dynamics Reshaping Renewables and the Grid

In a unique industry research initiative, DNV GL gathered views from over 1,600 energy sector participants across 71 countries on a scenario in which renewables account for 70% of power sector gene...
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Engaging the Small and Mid-sized Business (SMB) Marketplace

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When Grid Optimization is Not Enough: Making Cents of Disruptive Change.

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Avoiding the Pitfalls of Premium Power

Premium power is an increasingly valuable tool for utilities and municipalities, who can charge more for supplying power to customers with critical loads. At the same time, more customers have thei...

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Cooling System Technology for Cube-Based Display Walls

The cooling system in a cube-based display wall is a critical factor to consider when you're planning which technology would be best for your contr...

Envisioning the Smart Grid of the Future

While it is true that the future is unknowable, it’s a safe guess that the smart grid of tomorrow will be dramatically different than the smart gri...

Managed Services: More Smart Grid Benefits; Less Smart Grid Risk

Planning and deploying smart grid solutions is a challenge under the best of circumstances, and for many, balancing the risk-reward continuum is a ...

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