The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently released data showing that the Capacity Factor (CF) for wind power can reach 65% which is comparable to that of fossil fuel based generation. While the headlines aren’t as sexy as Tesla's 'Ludicrous mode,' the transformative implications for climate change dwarf Elon Musk's latest accomplishment. read more
Originally published on The Handleman Post. By Clayton Handleman The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently released data showing that the Capacity Factor (CF) for wind power can reach 65%, which is comparable to that of fossil fuel based generation. Show More Summary
Originally published on Kompulsa. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has recommended battery second use (B2U) as a way to offset the cost of electric vehicles and improve electricity grid stability. What is B2U? Battery second use is just another term for battery repurposing. Show More Summary
NRELs Integrated Network Testbed for Energy Grid Research and Technology Experimentation (INTEGRATE) will address specific grid integration challenges that allow clean energy technologies to be deployed at scale. The program will demonstrate the use of clean energy technologies to increase the hosting capacity of the grid by providing grid services in a holistic manner and […]
Originally published by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory and the China PV Investment and Finance Alliance (CPVFA) have formed a collaboration with the goal of opening wide-scale and diverse sources of investment for solar photovoltaic (PV) asset development in China. Show More Summary
Originally published on NREL. Analysis from the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) finds that by making shared solar programs available to households and businesses that currently cannot host on-site photovoltaic (PV) systems shared solar could represent 32 to 49 percent of the distributed photovoltaic market in 2020. Show More Summary
THE NEED FOR COMMUNITY SHARED SOLAR NREL Report Estimates Market Potential of Shared Solar and Discusses Relevant Securities Regulations April 27, 2015 (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) “Analysis from the Energy Department's National...Show More Summary
Raytheon Company, the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Primus Power, and Advanced Energy have completed a test of a microgrid system that is capable of off-grid operation “using stored and high-penetration...Show More Summary
Originally published on NREL. The Energy Department’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has used the Battery Lifetime Analysis and Simulation Tool (BLAST) to confirm that energy storage for demand-charge management can deliver attractive economic benefits. Show More Summary
Newly-minted professional engineers working for the DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory embody a commitment to overall sustainability. They're not only helping U.S. Army and Coast Guard bases achieve net-zero energy goals, but they're also doing the same in their own homes and communities.
Data from more than 30,000 solar photovoltaic (PV) installations throughout the United States has been compiled and analyzed by the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) as part of a new study to explore the relationship between interconnection regulations and actual project completion timelines. Show More Summary
The economic trade-offs of owning rather than leasing solar photovoltaic systems was explored in depth by a pair of new reports from the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). These reports go over the various...Show More Summary
The U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory's 2013 Renewable Energy Data Book provides insight into dozens of global energy trends. Here are 7 to watch 7 Interesting Global Renewable Energy Trends From NREL (Charts Galore!) was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.
Analysts at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have used statistical analyses to better understand why solar market policies in certain states are more successful. Their findings indicate that while no...Show More Summary
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GE Global Research and GE Energy Consulting, along with National Grid, the Department of Energy (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), and Clarkson University recently announced a partnership on a research project to improve the reliability and resiliency of electricity delivery in northern New York. Show More Summary
If you’re considering buying into a community solar project/facility in the future, then you may want to hurry up and do so, based on a recent report from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory. Show More Summary
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and SolarCity have entered into a cooperative research agreement to address the operational issues associated with large amounts of distributed solar energy on electrical grids. The work includes collaboration with Hawaiian Electric Cos. Show More Summary
You’ve read about net zero energy homes and buildings as well as net zero subdivisions and districts. Now the U.S. Army is getting in on the act via a partnership with DOE’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory to find out if net zero Army installations are a possibility. The Army and NREL are undertaking the pilot Continue reading ?
Solar prices continue to drop, according to findings of a joint report by National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL).