The Future of Agriculture Combined With Renewable Energy Finds Success at Jack’s Solar Garden

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2021 20:10:14 +0000

A 24-acre family farm purchased by Jack Stingerie in 1972 that grew hay, wheat, and hosted cattle over time has now evolved into a model for how to produce energy and food in tandem. Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) InSPIRE project partnered with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Colorado State University, University of […]

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The Role of Solar in Cleaning Up the U.S. Electricity Grid

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 09 Sep 2021 04:05:37 +0000

New Report Shows Solar Energy Rapidly Expands, Generating More Electricity in 2035 than All Homes Consume Today and Creating Economic Opportunities Across America

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New Data Sound Good for Wind Energy

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 09 Sep 2021 03:46:44 +0000

Nicholas Hamilton has spent hundreds of hours listening to wind. “It’s kind of soothing, actually,” said Hamilton, a research engineer at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). “It’s easy to forget you’re listening to data. It’s a little like white noise.” But those sounds are anything but white noise: They are the foundation of the most […]

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NREL To Lead Grid-Forming Inverter Consortium, Streamlining Renewable Integration At All Scales

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 01 Sep 2021 13:55:29 +0000

New Consortium Will Sync-up Research Activities Across 40+ Industry, University, and Utility Partners, Setting New Guidance for Secure and Reliable Inverter Operations

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High-Power Wireless Vehicle Charging Technology Licensed by HEVO

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 01 Sep 2021 02:47:46 +0000

Originally published by Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has licensed its wireless charging technology for electric vehicles to Brooklyn-based HEVO. The system provides the world’s highest power levels in the smallest package and could one day enable electric vehicles to be charged as they are driven at highway […]

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DOE Releases New Reports Highlighting Record Growth & Declining Costs of Wind Power

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2021 21:00:07 +0000

2020 sees record for land-based wind generation, 24% increase in pipeline of offshore wind energy — laying the foundation for rapid growth in years to come.

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Looking Into The Future Of The Grid

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sun, 29 Aug 2021 03:30:29 +0000

2021 Update of Annual Technology Baseline Includes Robust Data of Current Status, Market Trends, and Technology Improvement for Solar Photovoltaics and Concentrating Solar Power

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Space Mission Tests NREL Perovskite Solar Cells

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sun, 29 Aug 2021 02:50:56 +0000

https://www.nrel.gov/news/features/2021/media/20210830-nasa-shutterstock-1061512492.mp4 Article courtesy of NREL. by Wayne Hicks On a clear night, Kaitlyn VanSant will be able to watch her work whiz by. Knowing the success of her project, however, will have to wait until her tiny, temporary addition to the International Space Station returns to Earth. “My family and I have definitely been looking up […]

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The Heat Is On — Is The Grid Ready?

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2021 00:24:58 +0000

PNNL develops solutions to help prep the grid for more frequent and intense droughts, heat waves, and wildfires

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New Innovations Bolster American Workforce & Advance Building Envelope Retrofits

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2021 03:30:16 +0000

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) announced 10 winners for the first phase of the Envelope Retrofit Opportunities for Building Optimization Technologies (E-ROBOT) Prize, a $5 million competition focused on fast-tracking advanced robotics solutions for building envelope retrofits. Each finalist will win a $200,000 prize and move on to Phase 2, where they will build a prototype of their solution and compete for part of the $2 million […]

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