Monthly Archives: December 2017

Inside Renewable Energy — The How and Why of Advanced Inverters and the Energy IoT

Catch up with Bruce Bailey and Ken Boyce of UL on what the market for advanced inverters looks like today, why they can support the growth of a clean and resilient grid, and what their evolution will look like over time. …read more

Want to Prevent Interconnection Gridlock? Make a Plan

We are all familiar with the importance of proactive public planning. Take the road network for instance. Every day, hundreds of thousands of people commute into and out of cities, relying on well-placed and adequately sized roads to get them where they want to go. To keep traffic flowing, road planners must anticipate the numbers

Listen Up: A Journey from Solar Thermal to Integrated Battery Storage

Please join us on this week’s Energy Show for Jeff Brown’s candid insights into the factors that are reducing the benefits of rooftop solar — which then are leading to the next phase (spoiler alert: energy storage) of the rooftop solar industry. …read more

Investors Keen to Support Mongolia’s Renewable Energy Goals

The pace of Mongolian wind investment announcements is quickening. The country’s leaders are working to meet increasing demand for electricity, reduce heavy reliance on coal and improve energy security. It’s no surprise, therefore, that renewable energy solutions have become the focus of such new investments. …read more

Higher Education and Solar Energy: A Partnership Whose Time Has Come

Whether public or private, institutions of higher education have developed with a mission to serve society and the greater good. Our youth attend colleges and universities to learn, grow and develop as they prepare for adulthood, facing the world’s challenges and opportunities. The college experience is immersive, with learning and growth occurring both in and

How Corporations ‘Bypassed the Politics’ to Lead on Clean Energy in 2017

When President Trump announced plans to withdraw from the Paris climate accord attention quickly turned to Corporate America. Would business leaders forge ahead in the fight against climate change in the absence of federal backing? In 2017, at least, the answer is yes. As of December 12, when heads of state joined to commemorate the

Nissan Promotes Solar to Electric Vehicle Owners in Japan

Nissan Motor Co. in the New Year is promoting free solar panel installations for owners of the company’s new electric-powered LEAF in Japan. …read more

Trump Administration Reverses Obama-Era Policy on Accidental Bird Deaths

The Trump administration, reversing an Obama-era policy, said it won’t prosecute oil drillers, wind-farm developers and others who accidentally kill migratory birds. …read more