Sinovoltaics launches battery system analysis service to detect imbalances at the factory

December 15, 2022 – Electrical engineering researcher Kurtis Buck opens the doors of the KORE POWER battery units outside the Energy Systems Integration Facility at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory…

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New Hampshire law provides new solar incentives for cities, drops ineffective consumer rebate program

Credit: Allan Harris / Flickr ) by Sarah Shemkus, Energy News Network A recently signed New Hampshire law makes significant changes to the operations of the state’s Renewable Energy Fund,…

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Software aims to help local governments standardize, streamline solar permitting 

Credit: Dennis Schroeder / NREL ) by Frank Jossi, Energy News Network The small southeastern Minnesota city of La Crescent receives just a handful of permit applications each year to…

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Residential solar is growing in Texas amid worries about reliable power during events like Hurricane Beryl

Texas ranks third nationally in electricity generation from rooftop and other small-scale solar and the amount of power generated that way jumped 45% from 2022 to 2023. Widespread power interruptions…

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EDP Renewables cuts ribbon on 200 MW solar + storage park in Fresno County

EDPR North America employees cut the ribbon at Scarlet I alongside dignitaries and industry partners (courtesy: EDP Renewables) EDP Renewables North America, a leading U.S. renewable energy developer, proudly unveiled…

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The shift to grid-forming inverters is underway. Here’s what you need to know

Courtesy: SolarEdge) Researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and their collaborators have created new models meant to allow power system engineers to evaluate how a new technology, the grid-forming inverter,…

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‘Good projects are getting done’: Renewables developers raise billions despite economic pressures

Credit: Intersect Power) Amid high interest rates, several companies closed billions of dollars combined in the past few days to fund new clean energy projects and a construction warehouse facility.…

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Upcoming Ohio Supreme Court decisions could make it even harder to develop solar power in the state 

Crews work on a solar farm near Minster, Ohio, in 2015. (Credit: American Renewable Energy and Power) by Kathiann M. Kowalski, Energy News Network A pair of upcoming decisions by…

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