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Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

New Technology for Energy Storage

Highview Power cryogenic power plant for Vermont. (Courtesy image)

George Harvey

Our least expensive and least polluting forms of electricity generation happen to be intermittent or variable. We can bring them up to being highly reliable, highly responsive forms of energy by the simple addition of energy storage. But a question […]

Nuclear Power Won’t Save the World

It Won’t Even Help

San Onofre nuclear plant (awnisALAN, CC-BY-SA 2.0)

Originally published at Green Energy Times.

By George Harvey

An old paradigm

The electricity most of us use comes from a system that was designed mostly over a hundred years ago. It was built around concepts […]

A HOLLY JOLLY WEBINAR:

Storage and More with Lepore!

Tuesday, December 14

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT

CALLING ALL SOLAR PROFESSIONALS!

Join Fortress Power Sales Manager, Alex Lepore for this informative webinar and go over:

Battery sizing and duration

Supply challenges and product availability

Fortress Power in 2022 and […]

Agora Energy Technologies — Not Your Average Flow Battery

Redox flow battery. Image by Colintheone, CC-BY-SA 4.0.

George Harvey

Transitioning to renewable energy and eliminating the use of fossil fuels will be far easier if we have really good battery technology. The technology we have today is vastly superior to what there was around fifty years ago, but it will […]

INVITE: New Storage BYOD Opportunity – June 11 @ 11:30

VEC Energy Storage BYOD Program

Webinar: Friday, June 11 @ 11:30 – 12:30 pm

Partnering with GMP on a pioneering BYOD program, REV dramatically expanded energy storage opportunities in Vermont. Following that successful example, VEC will now launch a similar BYOD program, expanding again the market for resilient battery storage and lowering costs.

Join VEC […]

Act Today: Shape the Future of Energy in New Hampshire

The New Hampshire 10-year State Energy Strategy is due for an update and your opinion matters. Help steer New Hampshire towards a greener and brighter future by submitting a public comment to the Office of Strategic Initiatives.

Some initiatives that we hope to see more of:

• Increase the Renewable Portfolio Standard for Class II […]

Mobile Energy Solution to the Rescue

The Solar Sea Can Solution by Great Canadian Solar is a highly mobile, compact and flexible off-grid solar energy system for any remote power requirements. Image: Great Canadian Solar

Green Energy Times Staff

There are lots of reasons to have mobile solar systems complete with batteries. They can supply electricity when […]

How Lithium Iron Phosphate Batteries Are Easier on The Environment

Danielle Ferguson

Lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4) batteries have many features that make them superior to other battery technologies. They are lightweight and versatile. They have a long lifespan and a fast recharge rate. They can also withstand cold, heat, collision, and mishandling during charging and discharging without risk of combustion.

But are lithium iron phosphate […]

Be Prepared for Emergencies: Generators and Backup Batteries

A tree that fell due to the weight of ice in Troy, New York. Image: Wikipedia

Keeping your power on when things go bump in the night.

Chi Woodruff

As global warming increases and sea levels rise, natural disasters are also expected to increase. Only about one fifth of U.S. and […]

Off-Grid Solar Installations Increasing During the Pandemic

Commercial grid-tie array at Rek-Lis Brewing in Bethlehem NH. Photos Darren O’Meara.

George Harvey

The Covid-19 pandemic has had different effects on different industries. Some industries have been hit hard, and others found the time exceptionally profitable. We wanted to get a good idea of what is happening for the solar […]