Alternative Energy Articles from the Current eMagazine
The Integrated Grid
02/27/14, Contributed by, The Electric Power Research Institute, Inc. (EPRI)
Excerpts from the EPRI Study on the Integrated Electric Grid
50-State Solar Jobs Analysis
02/27/14, Andrea Luecke, The Solar Foundation
Solar energy is still pushing its way into the mainstream. Installation is booming because people are becoming more and more aware of the value and other benefits of solar energy.
2013 Nanotechnology Patent Literature Review
02/27/14, Contributed by, McDermott Will & Emery Nanotechnology Affinity Group
For nanotechnology patent literature as a whole, Energy Storage, Photovoltaics and Petroleum Exploration emerged as the top three areas of focus in the Energy sector, each with similar growth since the early 2000s.
2014 Solar Marketing Outlook
02/27/14, Contributed by, Eco Branding
Each year, we survey a few dozen clean tech companies across many sectors of the industry – including solar, wind, geothermal and energy efficiency – to collect valuable data on marketing practices within the industry.
Case Study - Mark Abbott Memorial Lighthouse in Santa Cruz, CA
02/27/14, Ron Jones for, Quick Mount PV
Since the installation is located just 40 feet from world-class surf spot Steamer Lane, resisting the corrosive effect of ocean air required aluminum rigid conduit, stainless steel hardware, and anodized roof mounts.
Alternative Energy Stories of the Day
New Report: U.S. Solar Market Grows 41%, Has Record Year in 2013
Submitted on: 03/07/14, 05:40 AM
Continuing its explosive growth, the U.S. solar industry had a record-shattering year in 2013. According to GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association's (SEIA) Solar Market Insight Year in Review 2013, photovoltaic (PV) installations continued to prol
Follow The Money: Who Is Funding Energy Storage And Why
Submitted on: 03/05/14, 05:51 AM
To understand how the energy storage in the United States – particularly California — is heating up, just follow the money. Green Charge Networks, a Silicon Valley storage installer, announced Tuesday that it has lined
Trina Solar and ANU Jointly Develop High Efficiency Solar Cell
Submitted on: 03/03/14, 01:56 PM
Trina Solar a global leader in photovoltaic modules, solutions and services, announced today that researchers from Trina Solar and the Australian National University have jointly developed a new high-efficiency solar cell. T
Tesla to raise $1.6 billion for 'Gigafactory'
Submitted on: 02/27/14, 02:57 PM
Tesla's grand expansion plans will be funded in part by raising $1.6 billion through a bond issue that the automaker announced Wednesday. The money will be used to build what its founder Elon Musk has dubbed the "Gigafact
Today's Alternative Energy Headlines
Reserve Your Hotel Rooms for GRC Annual Meeting & GEA Geothermal Energy Expo
Submitted on: 03/10/14, 09:00 AM
Hotel room reservations can now be made for the geothermal event of the year in Portland, Oregon, September 29 – October 2.
Ensuring timely measures for fortifying existing pipelines
Submitted on: 03/10/14, 12:29 AM
Jassim Alhor, Lead Specialist Engineer (EES) - Technical Services at Qatar Petroleum will present at the 4th Annual Global Pipeline Integrity Summit.
Solar Street Lights: Community Benefits with Improved Security
Submitted on: 03/09/14, 11:11 PM
The times they are a'changing. Increased crime rates in metropolitan centers as well as more rural communities is fostering a drastic increase in city budget spending, and the cost of maintenance on infrastructure isn't letting up.
Competition in Wind Power, Outcomes for the future
Submitted on: 03/09/14, 10:28 PM
Without a doubt, wind power is taking the lead as not only a renewable energy with a much lessened environmental impact, but it is also edging out the competition from fossil fuels with the distinct ability to lessen the impact on the wallet.
Kathy Parker of Rodman & Rodman CPAs Explains Renewable Energy Project Tax Incentives
Submitted on: 03/09/14, 07:49 AM
Kathy Parker, CPA, MST, a partner at Rodman & Rodman CPAs, was a speaker at "Banker & Tradesman's Renewable Energy Real Estate Conference" in Boston. Ms. Parker, an active leader in the firm's Renewable Energy and Cleantech specialty practice, explained renewable energy project tax incentives.
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