Alternative Energy Articles from the Current eMagazine
How and Where Distributed Energy Resources Will Reduce the Need for Transmission
12/01/13, Kiran Kumaraswamy, ICF International
The rapid growth of distributed energy resources (DER), a non-transmission alternative, is raising concerns over the viability and necessity of new transmission lines.
2013 completions of large solar thermal power plants mark technology gains
12/01/13, Reprinted with permission from, Today in Energy
All five of the major solar thermal projects—including Solana and Ivanpah—that are scheduled to come on line in 2013 and 2014 were awarded loans through the U.S. Department of Energy's Loan Guarantee Program.
Q3 2013 Deal Volume Comparison
12/01/13, Contributed by, Lincoln International
Merger and Acquisition information from Lincloln's Deal Reader.
Vanderbilt Proposes Building Energy Storage Into Solar Cells
12/01/13, Chris Meehan for, SolarReviews
Imagine a photovoltaic cell or module that actually stores as well as produces energy, acting as a battery and producing power even after dark.
Will You Survive Solar Grid Parity?
12/01/13, Patrick McCabe, GreenLancer.com
A path to ensure profitable installation for residential solar
Alternative Energy Stories of the Day
Invest in solar power for just $25
Submitted on: 12/09/13, 06:03 AM
In the last few years peer to peer lending and crowdfunding have blossomed. While it's great to crowdfund the latest cool product that lets you cut down on using plastic or turns your regular bike into e-bike, it's infinitely cooler tocrowdfund t
SolarCity, Using Tesla Batteries, Aims to Bring Solar Power to the Masses
Submitted on: 12/05/13, 01:59 PM
SolarCity—a company that’s grown quickly by installing solar panels for free and charging customers for the solar power—announced a new business that will extend that model to providing batteries for free, too. SolarCity is a rare success story for in
Hitachi Develops All-in-One Container-Type Energy Storage System
Submitted on: 12/04/13, 06:06 AM
Hitachi, Ltd. announced that it has developed an all-in one, container-type energy storage system as a core energy product for ensuring the stable use of distributed renewable energy such as wind and solar power, while maintaining the power supply-demand balance. This
EU Nations Approve Pact With China on Solar-Panel Trade
Submitted on: 12/02/13, 06:18 AM
European Union countries approved an agreement with China to curb imports of Chinese solar panels, ending the EU’s biggest commercial dispute of its kind. EU governments endorsed
Today's Alternative Energy Headlines
Industry gearing up for high-performance CSP projects in Saudi Arabia
Submitted on: 12/11/13, 08:07 AM
As part of the recent announcement of the 6th Middle East and North Africa Solar Conference 2014 (MENASOL, 6-7 May, Dubai), CSP Today has produced "CSP Prospects in Saudi Arabia: 2014" a guide providing detailed business intelligence on choosing the best CSP technology for plants and preparing accurate cost projections.
Trina Solar Statement on Decision of Definitive Anti-Dumping and Anti-Subsidy Duties and Price Undertaking in European Union
Submitted on: 12/10/13, 08:16 PM
"Trina Solar is committed to complying with and has been in full compliance with the price undertaking since its provisional application at the beginning of August this year, and as such we are exempt from the European Union's recently announced anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties," said Jifan Gao, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Trina Solar.
Ross Solar Group Completes New York City's Largest Rooftop Solar Power System
Submitted on: 12/10/13, 08:12 PM
SCADA Controls on 1.56-Megawatt SunPower System Enhance Grid Resiliency
Hanwha SolarOne Completes Two Module Supply Contracts Totaling 50 MW with China Huaneng Group
Submitted on: 12/10/13, 08:11 PM
The modules were delivered to two separate utility-scale installations
Yingli Green Energy Announces the Launch of its 2014 FIFA World Cup(TM) Official Campaign "All Under One Sun"
Submitted on: 12/10/13, 08:08 PM
To promote solar and the concept of sustainability around the world
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