DOE announces $100 million in funding for clean energy solutions supporting Biden’s climate agenda

Today, the Biden-Harris Administration is initiating an ambitious innovation effort to create American jobs while tackling the climate crisis, which includes the launch of a new research working group, an outline of the Administration’s innovation agenda, and a new $100 million funding opportunity from the U.S. Department of Energy to support transformational low-carbon energy technologies.… […]

Pusan National University Researching Foldable Solar Cells

With the recent development of foldable mobile phone screens, research on foldable electronics has never been so intensive. One particularly useful application of the foldable technology is in solar panels, according to a recently published Advanced Science study. Current solar cells are restricted to rigid, flat panels which are difficult to store in large numbers […]

Panasonic Readies EverVolt Solar Modules, Storage Systems for Shipment

Panasonic Corp. of North America says its EverVolt solar modules – designed to accompany its EverVolt Battery Storage system – are available for shipping. Announced in December 2020, the new solar modules are designed to provide advanced efficiency and performance, exceptional degradation rates and a comprehensive warranty, notes the company. EverVolt Solar Module Series 370 […]

BASF Inks Solar Power Contracts to Reduce Production Site Emissions

BASF, a German multinational chemical company and the largest chemical producer in the world, says it is collaborating with EDF Energy North America to improve the energy balance and reduce CO2 emissions of two of its production sites in Texas.  The companies have signed a 35 MW wind power purchase agreement (PPA) that will bring […]

LG unveils two 66-cell solar modules reaching 425 W for residential market

LG has unveiled two new solar panels and upgrades to its NeON module line for 2021. LG’s new 66-cell NeON R and NeON R Prime modules are back-contact modules that will be available to U.S. homebuilders and homeowners this spring. The NeON R has a power output up to 440 W, while the NeON R… […]

Eight California CCAs Partner to Form New Joint Powers Authority

Northern and central coast community choice aggregators (CCAs) have formed a new Joint Powers Authority (JPA) – California Community Power. The JPA allows the CCAs to combine their buying power to procure new, cost-effective clean energy and reliability resources to continue advancing local and state climate goals. The CCAs forming California Community Power represent 2.6 […]

Stem Provides Smart Energy Storage Solutions to Today’s Power

Stem Inc., a global company that specializes in artificial intelligence (AI)-driven clean energy storage systems, says it will provide smart energy storage services to Today’s Power Inc. (TPI), a renewable energy company based in North Little Rock, Ark., that develops, owns and operates renewable energy assets.  A certified partner in Stem’s Partner Program, TPI will […]

Vermont ski resort will make white slopes greener with 615-kW solar project

Encore Renewable Energy, Bromley Mountain Ski Resort and Tangent Energy Solutions announced their plans to develop and build a 615-kWdc solar project on land owned by Bromley Mountain in Peru, Vermont. The resort has implemented several sustainability initiatives over the last two decades, including energy efficiency upgrades to its buildings and snowmaking activities. The new… […]