The Top 20 NREL Stories Of 2022

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 03 Jan 2023 23:45:07 +0000

Throughout 2022, researchers, staff, and leadership at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) worked together with collaborators and partners to advance renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies. As this busy year at NREL draws to a close, we look back at some of the laboratory’s most impactful accomplishments from 2022 […]

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Solar Power To Propel Small But Mighty Water-Cleaning Robot

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2022 15:53:29 +0000

solar power robot clean water la plata national universitySolar power is sending robots off to duty on harbor clean-up and other environmental chores.

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Agrivoltaics Goes Nuclear On California Prairie

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Sun, 18 Dec 2022 12:00:47 +0000

agrivoltaics nuclear epri californiaA decommissioned nuclear power plant from the 1980s is repurposed for agrivoltaics and prairie restoration.

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Solar Power & Farming: U.S. DOE Providing $8 Million for Agrivoltaics

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 09 Dec 2022 03:06:50 +0000

Coast to Coast Agrivoltaic Research Projects Will Enhance Economic Opportunities for Farmers and Reduce Barriers to Solar Energy Adoption in Rural Communities

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“Hydrogen House” Deploys Rooftop Solar Panels, But Don’t Call Them Solar Panels

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2022 17:15:28 +0000

rooftop solar green hydrogen SolhydResearchers in Belgium are preparing to market rooftop solar-activated panels that produce hydrogen gas instead of electricity.

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Solar Panels Create Micro-Climate To Save Vineyards In Spain

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Thu, 06 Oct 2022 18:30:36 +0000

solar panels agrivoltaic regenerative wine grapesVineyards in Spain are piloting a test of solar panels with an advanced “smart” tracking system get more bang for the agrivoltaics buck.

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Bad News For Fossil Fuels: Barbados Seeks Green Hydrogen With Sheep, Too

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 03 Oct 2022 18:00:53 +0000

green hydrogen agrivoltaics Barbados solar powerThe tiny island nation of Barbados could wield a big green hydrogen stick while demonstrating that energy and food security can coexist.

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Agrivoltaics: Growing Plants, Power, & Partnerships

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Mon, 22 Aug 2022 13:56:46 +0000

Growing Plants, Power, and Partnerships Through Agrivoltaics: Solar and Agriculture Pair Well Together, Thanks to Planning and Cooperation It is hard to find a flock of sheep nestled under an array of solar panels. “Sheep are late risers. You won’t hear them when you enter the site for an early morning walk. What you hear […]

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