Tag: solar power

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Solar-powered capacitor

January 11, 2024

Via: Electronics Weekly

The idea is to combine Epishine’s solar cells and Nichicon’s LTO-batteries in an integrated solderless autonomous power product which is an alternative to disposable and re-chargeable Solar-powered capacitorbatteries, reducing time-to-market and cutting down on product development costs. “We’ve created a […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Canadian Solar To Build $800M Solar PV Cell Plant In Indiana

November 1, 2023

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Canadian Solar Inc. will invest a projected $800 million to establish new solar photovoltaic (PV) cell production facility at the River Ridge Commerce Center in Jeffersonville, Indiana. The new plant will produce an annual output of 5GW – equivalent to […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Rep. Tim Ryan Wants to Close a Buy American Loophole for Solar Power

August 15, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) wrote to President Biden last week urging him to take executive action to close a government loophole to ensure Buy American preferences apply when the federal government purchases solar power. Currently, Buy American only applies to […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Government pursuing space-based solar power

March 28, 2022

Via: Electronics Weekly

The feasibility of Space-Based Solar Power (SBSP) was studied in a report commissioned last year by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. “Following the publication of this study, my department is developing a small-scale ‘no-regrets’ innovation programme to […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Concentrated solar power and desalination combined

July 19, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

It is part of a project called ‘Desolination’, intended to improve the efficiency of both concentrator solar power and desalination. “Not only will improvement be made on the independent systems but also on their coupling taking advantage of the mutual […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Oil Majors Look to Fill Businesses’ Growing Appetite for Green Power

May 24, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Businesses are buying more renewable power, and oil majors want a piece of the action. European oil companies including BP PLC and Royal Dutch Shell PLC are building new wind and solar projects and striking deals to supply electricity to […]

Process, R & D

A Proven Plan for Industrial IoT Success

July 11, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Data today is a lot like solar power. There’s an enormous amount of it—more than 2.5 million terabytes created daily—and everyone would love to find a way to harness its power for their operations. But it’s a complicated process, your […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Solar farm developers target New York with lease offers

April 5, 2016

Via: Penn Energy

Less than a year after New York banned fracking, dashing the hopes of farmers who had hoped to reap royalties from natural gas leases, the commercial solar industry is courting landowners for energy production. Buoyed by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

As US Roofs Go Solar, Generators Lose More Money

March 17, 2016

Via: Industry Week

Rooftop solar is casting a $2 billion shadow over power generators across the eastern United States. With more than 1 million U.S. houses set to have solar panels by the end of next month, grid managers serving the eastern U.S. […]