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Taking Solar to the Next Level

Credit: National Renewable Energy Laboratory Google grabbed headlines last month with a tool that makes it easier than ever before to go solar. Project Sunroof allows its users to determine exactly how much solar power could be generated...Show More Summary

See What The #1-Derived Greenhouse Gas Tool Can Do For Your City (CT Exclusive Interview)

Autodesk's new open source greenhouse gas tool for cities can fill a big strategic void identified by the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory See What The #1-Derived Greenhouse Gas Tool Can Do For Your City (CT Exclusive Interview)...Show More Summary

Renewables Could Generate 48% of ICT Industry’s Power Supply By 2020

Renewable energy could supply up to 48% of America's total ICT industry electricity supply by 2020, reports the National Renewable Energy Laboratory Renewables Could Generate 48% of ICT Industry’s Power Supply By 2020 was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

New NREL Data Suggests Wind Could Replace Coal as Nation’s Primary Generation Source

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

Wind Could Replace Coal As US’ Primary Generation Source, New NREL Data Suggests

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

EV Battery Second Use Can Improve Grid Stability, NREL Reports

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

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Selects Smarter Grid Solutions Active Network Management Technology for Ground Breaking INTEGRATE Project.

2 months agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

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 […]

TODAY’S STUDY: ALL ABOUT SOLAR LOANS, SOLAR LEASING, AND SOLAR PURCHASE CONTRACTS

Banking on Solar: An Analysis of Banking Opportunities in the U.S. Distributed Photovoltaic David Feldman and Travis Lowder, November 2014 (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) Executive Summary This report provides a high-level overview of the developing U.S. Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: HOW GRID OPERATORS ARE HANDLING NEW ENERGY

Relevant Studies for NERC’s Analysis of EPA’s Clean Power Plan 111(d) Compliance M. Ahlstrom, C. Smith, et. al., June 2015, (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) Executive Summary The proposed Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean...Show More Summary

Miniature car runs only on the power of evaporating water

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Researchers have discovered an unlikely source of renewable energy, the naturally-occurring cycle that is water evaporation. Scientists at New York's Colombia University replicated this process in the laboratory and harnessed its energy to power tiny machines, one of which was a moving, miniature car. Show More Summary

NREL Supports China PV Investment And Financing Alliance To Open Capital For Solar Deployment

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

Shared Solar Could Be 49% Of Distributed PV Market By 2020

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

QUICK NEWS, April 28: THE NEED FOR COMMUNITY SHARED SOLAR; FIRST U.S. OFFSHORE WIND PROJECT BEGINS CONSTRUCTION; $102 BIL ROBOT CAR MRKT BY 2030

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

Artificial Photosynthesis Advance Hailed As Major Breakthrough

5 months 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

6 months agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

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

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