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Trending Developments in Wind Turbine Technology and the Future of Wind Energy

Researchers in the industry are working to develop better turbine technology, such as higher efficiency generators and more reliable blades to minimize energy and manufacturing costs.

Keep Closing Deals With Contact-Free Selling

Covid-19 has presented home improvement contractors with unprecedented challenges. Given the importance of social distancing for safety and public health, many homeowners have been postponing or canceling in-person meetings.

Gibraltar Expands Solar Capabilities

Gibraltar acquired Sunfig and TerraSmart to provide an end-to-end solution for our customers, which will bring greater value to solar projects of any size, any type and in any location.

What One Business Owner Learned from a Pandemic Year

Instead of looking for problems with the pandemic upon us, we found opportunity—to react for the near term, manage differently and even more effectively. We used the downtime to shift thinking, re-direct resources and prepare for the pent-up, near-term demand on the other

COVID-19 & Looking Ahead to 2021 and Beyond, Insights from SMA America

Relative to market dynamics, we are seeing more markets reducing or eliminating incentives. Whether it’s net metering or the ITC, the industry must account for changing financial models.

Advancements in Desalination Using Solar Energy

Solar energy has a large potential as a renewable desalination energy source because of its abundance on Earth. Furthermore, advances in solar-wind hybrid desalination systems will be looked at, that demonstrate high efficiency and low carbon emissions as well.

Smart Solutions Help Farmers Adapt to Changing Climate

As farmers learn to adapt to a changing climate, the industry must also reduce its own carbon intensity by 2030 in alignment with the Paris Agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Solar Power is taking a step forward with PV Perovskite

The technology used in the innovative cells of Oxford PV consists of covering typical silicon solar cells with a thin perovskite material film for optimal use of photons in the solar spectrum.

NexWafe GmbH Lands €10 Million Funding Round, Aims to Cut Solar Production Costs by 30%, Reduce CO2 Emissions by 70%

High-efficiency monocrystalline silicon wafer manufacturer gears up for commercialization of its wafer technology, adds veteran VC to corporate board

Wind Industry Closes Record 2020 With Strongest Quarter Ever

Record wind power added in Q4 outpaces total for all of 2019 Solar and energy storage also post record annual installations

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Central Asia & Mongolia renewable energy potential on the agenda

The high-level international investment conference Energy Week Central Asia & Mongolia 2021 will take place on a virtual event platform on 27-29 April bringing together the authorities, project operators of Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Mongolia?, as well as IFIs/DFIs, multinational energy companies. Among international companies and institutions regularly attending Invest In Network's events are EBRD, World Bank, IFC, ADB, AFD, KfW, AIIB, FMO, ACWA Power, Total Eren, NBT AS, Acciona Energia, ContourGlobal, SkyPower Global, Universal Energy, Risen Energy, FRV, Siemens, Vestas, Voltalia, Scatec Solar, Grupo Cobra, and many others.

Interconnectors plugging Capacity Market's new-build generation gap

T-4 Capacity Market (CM) auctions have traditionally been a potential signal for new-build generation with their longer-term procurement structure. However, research from Cornwall Insight on the T-4 CM auctions has seen an irregular new build development pattern emerge.

Solar FlexRack Supplies Trackers to Namaste Solar for the Largest Agrivoltaic Research Project in the U.S.

Agrivoltaic/Community solar project acts as national model for education & service

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QuickBOLT has always believed solar mounting could be easier. How do they work toward that belief?
QuickBOLT has always believed solar mounting could be easier. How do they work toward that belief?

QuickBOLT has always believed solar mounting could be easier. How do they work toward that belief?

They have been changing the game for 10 years with their original Top Mount line for Asphalt Shingle roofs, and by now supplying one of the widest ranges of solar mounts in North America. From their patented products, to the custom production services they offer, QuickBOLT has been working with solar installers for nearly a decade to make solar installations easier than ever before.

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Roof Tech

We offer a range of PV mounting solutions designed specifically for residential applications. For installers, homeowners, and solar panel manufacturers, Roof Tech represents the next generation in reliability, innovation, and ease of installation.