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Artificial Photosynthesis Advance Hailed As Major Breakthrough

5 days agoNews : Huffington Post

In what's being called a win-win for the environment and the production of renewable energy, researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the University of California, Berkeley, have achieved a major breakthrough in artificial...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: SOLAR ROOFTOP INTERCONNECTIONS – ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT

A State-Level Comparison of Processes and Timelines for Distributed Photovoltaic Interconnection in the United States K. Ardani, C. Davidson, R. Margolis, and E. Nobler, January 2015 (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) Executive Summary This...Show More Summary

Raytheon, NREL test microgrid technology that utilizes off-grid sources

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

NREL Tool Confirms Energy Storage For Demand-Charge Management Delivers Attractive ROI

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

New NREL Engineers Take Sustainability to Heart (and Home)

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.

In-Depth Analysis Of Solar Project Completion Timelines Released By NREL

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

Economic Trade-Offs Of Owning vs. Leasing Solar Photovoltaic Systems Explored By New NREL Report

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

7 Interesting Global Renewable Energy Trends From NREL (Charts Galore!)

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.

Solar PV: Own or Lease?

The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory tackles the issue in two new studies.

Community And Home Solar Remain Great Investments

Originally published on Cost of Solar. If you’re considering buying into a community or home solar project in the future, then you may want to do it within the next year or so. Both the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and the Lawrence...Show More Summary

What is the equation for solar market success?

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

Apply for NREL’s Renewable Energy Leadership Academy

The nation's premier renewable research laboratory offers an annual leadership program, and applications are open now.

New Solar Cell Can Handle The Force Of 1,000 Suns

A new solar cell from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory is designed for a concentration of 1,000 suns and can reach 45.7 percent efficiency New Solar Cell Can Handle The Force Of 1,000 Suns was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

GE Partners with National Grid on Underground Microgrid Project

4 months agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

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

Now’s The Time To Buy Into Community Solar Prices, At All-Time Low

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

National Lab Teams Up With SolarCity To Maximize Solar Power On Electrical Grids

5 months agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

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

Your own energy ‘island’? Microgrid could standardize small, self-sustaining electric grids

5 months agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

When Department of Energy and Oak Ridge National Laboratory researcher Yan Xu talks about “islanding,” or isolating, from the grid, she’s discussing a fundamental benefit of microgrids—small systems powered by renewables and energy storage devices. Show More Summary

Army, NREL partner on large-scale net zero energy pilot

6 months agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

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 ?

US Solar Now 59% Cheaper Than Analysts Predicted Back In 2010

The cost of utility-scale US solar energy is currently 59% cheaper than what industry analysts predicted back in 2010 it would be by now, according to a new report from the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). Show More Summary

Solar Prices Still Falling Fast, Study Finds

Solar prices continue to drop, according to findings of a joint report by National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL).

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