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The Indian Connection at HuntPerovskite, No 1 Perovskite Linked Patents Company
United States based Hunt Perovskite Technologies (HPT) revealed yesterday that the USA License and also Trademark Office (USPTO) has actually provided HPT 2 added patents related to its recurring operate in the growth of published steel halide perovskite photovoltaic or pv (PV) devices.
Mar 3, 2021 // Technology, Manufacturing News, USA, North America, Michael Irwin, huntperovskite, perovskite patents, scott burton, vivek v dhas
RE2 Robotics obtains $1.9 million in DOE financing for automated photovoltaic panel placement on utility-scale projects
RE2 Robotics has actually been chosen for $1.9 million in financing from the UNITED STATE Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) to create a robotic system for the Outdoor Autonomous Manipulation of Photovoltaic Panels (O-AMPP).
Mar 2, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, USA, solar panel, North America, utility-scale projects, RE2 Robotics, Amanda Sgroi, Jorgen Pedersen
US ROUND-UP: EDF indications second PPA for Texas project, Exelon separates utility & affordable energy company
Chicago-based energy company Exelon’s board of directors have agreed to separate its power generation business from its utility interests, creating two publicly-listed companies. Energy group EDF has signed a virtual power purchase agreement (PPA) for the second tranche of its Texas solar project with an affiliate of listed energy partnership group Enterprise Products partners.
Mar 2, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, USA, C&I, PPA, North America, exelon, EDF Renewables, SEEIT, SDCL, Onyx Renewables, space city solar, spinoff, texas solar
New bifacial modules tax exemption policy in the US
A slip assessment gave on November 19, 2020, the United States Court of International Trade ("USCIT") allowed the inconvenience of taxes on bifacial sun oriented boards, a triumph for the Trump organization's years-long exertion to restrict imports of unfamiliar made sun powered advances.
Mar 2, 2021 // Policy, USA, pv modules, Trump, North America, bifacial modules, Joe Biden
Goldman Sachs companions for United States solar spree
Bank's renewables arm to at first obtain 55MW of area PV in New york city state from SMT Energy
Mar 1, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, USA, North America, Goldman Sachs Renewable Power, David Spotts, John Switzer, John France
Xcel Energy intends up to 2.9 GW of added solar in Colorado by 2030
Xcel Energy has announced plans to double its renewables and battery storage capability in Colorado by 2030, as the utility progresses with efforts to get to 100% carbon-free electrical power generation throughout its service area by 2050.
Mar 1, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, USA, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, Colorado, Battery Storage, North America, distributed solar, Xcel Energy, energy transition, carbon neutrality
Goldman Sachs companions for US solar spree
Bank's renewables arm to at first obtain 55MW of neighborhood PV in New York state from SMT Energy
Feb 26, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, North America, Goldman Sachs, David Spotts, John Switzer, SMT Energy, John France
SMT Energy Allies with Goldman Sachs, Sells 55 MW Area Solar Projects
SMT Energy LLC (SMT) and also Goldman Sachs Renewable Power LLC (GSRP) have actually revealed a calculated partnership to develop renewable energy assets in the United States. Originally, GSRP is getting 55 megawatts (MW) of area solar centers situated in upstate New york city from SMT.
Feb 26, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, USA, ENERGY STORAGE, North America, Goldman Sachs, Renewable Energy, Community Solar, solar projects, SMT Energy LLC, David Spotts, John Switzer
Altus Power America building Hawaii's biggest community solar project
Altus Power America will certainly construct a 4.5-MW ground-mounted solar energy project in Kapolei, Hawaii on the island of Oahu. Once created the project will certainly be the largest Community-Based Renewable Energy (CBRE) project in Hawaii.
Feb 26, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, USA, Hawaii, North America, Altus Power, Solar Project, Lars Norell, Ryan McCauley
SolarSkin graphic overlay made use of on 250-kW floating solar project at Universal Orlando
A 250-kW floating solar array installed by D3Energy outside Universal Orlando themepark likewise makes use of SolarSkin innovation to brand the range with the park's parent business's logo.
Feb 26, 2021 // Plants, Floating PV, USA, floating PV, North America, SolarSkin, Senthil Balasubramanian
Jennifer Granholm validated to lead Department of Energy
Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm was verified by the Senate to lead the nation's Department of Energy by a 64-35 ballot on Feb. 25. Granholm will certainly head the company that's mostly in charge of accomplishing Head of state Biden's vision of drastically reducing UNITED STATE energy discharges and setting a path towards net-zero by 2050.
Feb 26, 2021 // Policy, USA, North America, Abigail Ross Hopper, department of energy, Jennifer Granholm
Solar-Powered Bitcoin Mining
It is observable that the business of cryptocurrencies is a growing market, bitcoin alone has a value of 70 Billion Dollars. However, a growing issue with bitcoins is their mining process. Massive amounts of power are required to run these operations
Feb 26, 2021 // Technology, Software, Blockchain, USA, mining, North America, Bitcoin
Grid-enhancing tech might unlock connection queues, increasing eco-friendly capability-- study
Technologies to help take on grid congestion can double the quantity of solar and also wind deployed by 2025, according to a new research.
Feb 25, 2021 // Grids, USA, North America, large scale solar, transmission network, brattle group, connection queues, study, watt coalition, Rob Gramlich
Mexican government contacted to reboot energy transition
The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and Global Solar Council (GSC) have contacted Mexican lawmakers to prevent modifications to the country's Electricity Act, Ley de la Industria Electrica (LIE), which present what they call "an absolute hazard" to private financial investment in tidy energy.
Feb 25, 2021 // Policy, Latin america, IRENA, Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, North America, cfe, solar investment, auctions and tenders, global solar council
Researchers improve effectiveness of next-generation solar cell product
Perovskites are a prominent prospect for ultimately replacing silicon as the product of option for photovoltaic panels. They supply the possibility for low-cost, low-temperature manufacturing of ultrathin, light-weight adaptable cells, yet until now their efficiency at converting sunlight to electrical energy has actually dragged that of silicon and also a few other choices.
Feb 25, 2021 // Technology, USA, Georgia, South Korea, solar cells, Europe, Asia, MIT, North America, efficiency, perovskites, Jason Yoo, Lester Wolfe, Fariborz Maseeh