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Solectria Receives DOE Award to Develop PV Inverters

The United States Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Solectria Renewables, $2.1 million to develop integrated smart-grid ready photovoltaic (PV) inverters with utility communications. Solectria will partner with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), Detroit Edison, National Grid, and Xcel ...

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Massive blackout hits California, Arizona and Mexico

Michael Niggli, president of San Diego Gas and Electric: “We expect customers to be out for quite a while.” A massive power cut has caused blackouts in the US states of California and Arizona, and in Mexico. Five million people ...

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CURRENT Receives New Funding

CURRENT has received $13 million in funding that will be used to spur product development of solutions that enable advanced metering, grid reliability, and transformer station communications. The cash infusion also helps CURRENT to expand its business in the European ...

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IEEE Introduces Standards for India

IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA), has introduced two new standards—IEEE 1701 and IEEE 1702—to create a multi-source plug and play communications environment for diverse smart metering devices in India for the first time. Both the IEEE 1701 and IEEE 1702 standards ...

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US Government Guarantees Loan for Solar Project

United States Energy Secretary Steven Chu has announced the partial guarantee of a $344 million loan for the SolarStrong Project, which is expected to be a record expansion of America’s residential rooftop solar power. Through the SolarStrong Project, SolarCity Corporation ...

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UK joins laser nuclear fusion project

The UK has formally joined forces with a US laser lab in a bid to develop clean energy from nuclear fusion. Unlike fission plants, the process uses lasers to compress atomic nuclei until they join, releasing energy. The National Ignition ...

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New Event Emerges

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Latest data on renewables

This contains research on renewables and therefore appears in both places. Hopefully

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