Integrating Solar PV in Utility System Operations Mills, et al, October 2013, (Argonne National Laboratory, Berkeley Lab, and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory) Executive Summary Deployment of solar photovoltaic (PV) power generation...Show More Summary
RNE has an article on water free solar power panel cleaning in the desert - Saudi solar robot cleans desert PV panels – water free. A United Arab Emirates company spun out of the nation’s renewed focus on renewable energy has come up with a simple solar panel cleaner designed to clean every panel in its coverage area each day. Show More Summary
Matthew Stepp is nationally recognized for his work on energy and technology innovation. His current work is focused on carbon pricing. Join TalkSolar host Beth Bond, as Beth and Matt talk carbon pricing, carbon taxes, fossil fuel subsidies and national policy versus local policy. Show More Summary
The Obama administration has hit Russia with what Reuters describes as the "toughest" and "most wide-ranging sanctions yet" over the nation's ongoing instigation of instability in Ukraine. In light of renewed bloodshed, President Obama...Show More Summary
Integrating Solar PV in Utility System Operations Mills, Andrew D., et al, March 2014 (Argonne National Lab, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, National Renewable Energy Lab) “…Because solar PV power output is both variable and uncertain,...Show More Summary
Brazil's football confederation (CBF) will not renew national coach Luiz Felipe Scolari's contract, local media reported early Monday, just hours after Germany defeated Argentina to win the 2014 World Cup. Scolari said that he wouldShow More Summary
Apple has faced a fair amount of state-sponsored criticism in China, a market where the prevailing powers have a stated goal of promoting more home-grown network and IT solutions. The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple’s iOS 7 poses...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: National Geographic Channel has ordered a fourth season on its tuna fisherman reality docu series Wicked Tuna. Produced by Craig Piligian’s Pilgrim Studios, the series wrapped its third season in June as the highest ratedShow More Summary
Corrections Corporations of America — the nation’s largest private prison company — is bidding to renew its contract for a troubled immigrant detention center in Youngstown, OH. But a new study uncovered insect-infested and overcrowded cells, understaffed medical personnel, and a ‘warehouse and forget’ attitude at for-profit prisons.
Scotland wants wind turbines like these and other renewables to supply 100 percent of the nation's electricity by 2020. Donald Trump says the turbines are the worst disaster to befall Scotland in its entire history. Over the weekend,...Show More Summary
It's been awhile since we heard from The TES Renewal Project regarding their mission to recreate The Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind using the engine of The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim, but a new trailer reveals that the island nation of Morrowind isn't just...
How adorable! The government thinks it's people! The UK's National Health Service is apparently doing what we all do when software starts asking to apply updates or renew licenses: it's hitting the snooze button. But all that snooze tapping has apparently awoken the slumbering giant (to abuse many metaphors…). Show More Summary
National Farmers Union (NFU) president Roger Johnson issued the following statement in response to renewed efforts by opponents of Country-of-origin labeling (COOL) to repeal the consumer labeling requirements…
Fast National ratings for Tuesday, July 1, 2014On the heels of its second-season renewal, ratings for "The Night Shift" improved by a good amount week to week -- thanks in part to "America's Got Talent" returning to originals after airing a repeat last week. Show More Summary
Residential Energy Efficiency Demonstration; Hawaii and Guam Energy Improvement Technology Demonstration Project L. Earle and B. Sparn and A. Rutter and D. Briggs, March 2014 (National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Guam Sustainability Solutions LLC and Naval Base Guam) Executive Summary In order to meet its energy goals, the U.S. Show More Summary
RenewEconomy Last week was an extraordinary one for Australia’s National Electricity Market. The wind blew out all of its renewable energy records, and – for one week at least – created a new paradigm for the market. As this graph below...Show More Summary
The world’s first market-based, fixed-price funding program for solar and renewable technologies is poised to help modernize the nation’s power grid by supporting more distributed energy. A total of $36 trillion — $1 trillion a yearShow More Summary
'Big data' is playing an increasingly big role in the renewable energy industry and the transformation of the nation's electrical grid.
California-Wyoming Grid Integration Study; Phase 1—Economic Analysis D. Corbus, D. Hurlbut, P. Schwabe, E. Ibanez, M. Milligan, G. Brinkman, A. Paduru, V. Diakov, and M. Hand March 2014 (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) Executive...Show More Summary
Lionel Messi has come just about as close to single-handedly carrying Argentina as any player can do in football. Messi scored four goals in the group play stage and has electrified his team, inspiring a nation to renewed hope of World Cup glory. According to a report in the Daily Mail, Lionel was recently named