Sunvapor’s “Solar Steam on Demand” System to Drive Down Cost of Solar Thermal Desalination

US Dept. of Energy, Project Partners Aim to Drive Down Cost of Solar Thermal...

The US Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Solar Technologies Office (STO) on June 19 announced USD21 million of...
Relationships Between Solar PV Technical Risks and Bankability

A Lender’s Perspective on Solar PV Technical Risks and Bankability

For a solar PV lender, the core challenge in ensuring the profitability of a PV investment lies in making correct assumptions at the planning...
Finland Uses Solar-Clean Energy in Industrial District

Integrated Solar-Clean Energy Microgrid to Power Finland Industrial District

Last edited: June 28, 2018 @ 09:44 PM ETSolar energy will be a central feature of a hybrid, industrial-district microgrid in Finland. Incorporating fuel...
NRG Energy Solar Garden Product

NRG Rolls Out Simplified, Fixed-Rate, Commercial-Industrial Solar Garden Energy-as-a-Service Product

US-based NRG Energy recently introduced a long-term, fixed-price, consumer solar energy product that management says enables commercial and industrial companies to acquire reliable, emissions-free...
American-Made Solar Prize - Solar Manufacturing

Trump Administration Looks to Spur Next-Gen, US Solar Manufacturing with American-Made Solar Prize

The US Dept. of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy earlier this month launched a three-stage, USD3 million prize competition in a...
The Paluan Solar-Battery Storage Microgrid - No More Brownouts

Distributed Solar-Storage is Going Great Guns in the Philippines

Investment in and deployment of distributed solar photovoltaic (PV) energy-battery energy storage systems is soaring in the Philippines amid efforts to electrify the countryside,...
Utilities Hot on the Trail of Disruptive Distributed Solar

Utilities Hot on the Trail of Disruptive, Distributed Solar, Clean Energy Technology

An international group of 10 power utilities is in the midst of conducting the second edition of Free Electrons, a unique, utility-sponsored accelerator program...
Solar Gardens Enable Renters and Apartment Dwellers to Buy into a Solar Array

Solar Gardens Take Root in Australia

Solar Gardens could sprout in cities around the world over the next few years as increased funding cultivates fertile minds to examine new alternatives...
Solar PV Quality Conerns in Africa

Solar PV Quality Concerns in Africa

The need for a strong quality control, assurance and standards regime across the PV value chain in Africa is getting more critical. The associated...
Monitoring Electricity Meter During Duck Curve Periods

US Grid Operators, Utilities Getting to Know their “Duck Curves”

A phenomenon first observed in California around 2013, electricity supply-demand “duck curves” are emerging on grid systems elsewhere in the US. Utility grid customers...

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