24 Oct '11, 4pm

International Battery’s Utility-Scale Li-Ion Goes After Solar: Walking the 20 square miles of exhibitors at So...

Walking the 20 square miles of exhibitors at Solar Power International in Dallas last week, I met 400 Asian module vendors I've never heard of before, a really large number of new and incumbent module racking companies, and a few new microinverter companies. There was also the occasional utility-scale battery firm with aspirations of providing on-grid support for solar power. It's still early days in this pursuit. International Battery of Allentown, PA builds large-format rechargeable lithium-ion cells, batteries, and systems. The firm closed a $35 million Round C led by Digital Power Capital , an affiliate of Wexford Capital, in 2010. I spoke with David McShane at the show, the Executive VP of the 100-employee firm. Lithium-ion comes in lots of formulation flavors and International Battery employs lithium-ion phosphate, "the safest lithium-ion chemistry," according to McS...

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A Personal Appeal from Johnny Weiss of Solar Energy International - Support

A Personal Appeal from Johnny Weiss of Solar En...

renewableenergyworld.com 23 Oct '11, 1pm

Over 20 years ago a seed of positive change was planted through the establishment of Solar Energy International. Over the ...

Guest Post: Solar Power International 2011 Revi...

greentechmedia.com 26 Oct '11, 1pm

SPI 2011 lived up to the reputation of its host city, Dallas, Texas. It was bigger than any previous SPI, as everything in...

SPI: Utility Executives Speak Up on Solar's Fut...

renewableenergyworld.com 25 Oct '11, 9am

DALLAS – The year is 2031. An electric utility company becomes the first utility in U.S. history to receive its primary fo...

For Energy Savings, Get to Know Your Utility Customer: It’s all about energy consumers — that is, you and me

For Energy Savings, Get to Know Your Utility Cu...

greentechmedia.com 25 Oct '11, 8pm

It’s all about energy consumers — that is, you and me — at Monday’s Smart Energy International conference in San Francisco...

Vietnamese rhino goes extinct

Vietnamese rhino goes extinct

news.mongabay.com 25 Oct '11, 4am

How do we save the Sumatran rhino? (06/06/2011) Some conservation challenges are more daunting than others. For example, h...

WHAT TO DO IF THE POWER GOES OUT IN THE WINTER

consumerenergycenter.org 29 Oct '11, 8pm

Hypothermia will gradually worsen unless the overall rate of heat loss can be stopped. The warning signs for hypothermia m...

Zoo Goes Solar

Zoo Goes Solar

care2.com 29 Oct '11, 8pm

The Ft. Worth Zoo recently installed a large solar array to power several of its buildings. Their new solar power system i...

New system extends electric car battery life

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 23 Oct '11, 1pm

At the SEMA 2011 event inLas Vegas, power management technology company International Rectifier will showcase a new advanc...

3 SPI 2011 Solar Event Marketing Trends: Bigger, Sexier, and More Interactive

3 SPI 2011 Solar Event Marketing Trends: Bigger...

renewableenergyworld.com 24 Oct '11, 12pm

Just back from another great Solar Power International 2011, perhaps the largest SPI ever in terms of the number and the s...

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ナミビアで500MWの太陽光発電プロジェクトが開始、さらに500MWを追加の可能性も。http://t.co/FrJvWZRl 晴天が年間300日で、電気代が35セント/kWhだそうな…余裕で元が取れるw

ナミビアで500MWの太陽光発電プロジェクトが開始、さらに500MWを追加の可能性も。http...

greentechmedia.com 24 Oct '11, 5pm

For solar companies, journalists, and PR people, an event like last week's Solar Power International is a Kabuki theater o...

World Solar Challenge Results Are Disputed

World Solar Challenge Results Are Disputed

spectrum.ieee.org 25 Oct '11, 12am

Last week, a fleet of solar-powered cars raced across the Australian outback, concluding the 11th World Solar Challenge on...

ConocoPhillips Energy Prize Goes to High-Altitude Wind System

ConocoPhillips Energy Prize Goes to High-Altitu...

spectrum.ieee.org 25 Oct '11, 4pm

awarded its $125,000 energy prize to a tethered, high-altitude wind power device by Adam Rein and Ben Glass, of Altaeros E...

Alpha Energy Introduces Optimum Power Solutions at Solar Power International 2011

Alpha Energy Introduces Optimum Power Solutions...

renewableenergyworld.com 28 Oct '11, 4pm

Alpha Energy, a member of worldwide power systems provider, The Alpha Group, will display its new Optimum Power Solutions ...