Posts tagged: Energy storage

Musk Hints at 1 GW Battery as Tesla Solar Power Installations Fall Further

The company’s energy generation and storage division set a record of $410 million in revenue during Q1, but solar power fell to 2013 deployment levels. By: John Weaver Tesla has continued to grow its energy storage business, but is also seeing a continued slide in slow solar power deployments per its First Quarter 2018 update. The company […]

Thursday May 3rd, 2018 in , , , , | No Comments »

Storing Solar Energy: Researchers Pave The Way for Artificial Photosynthesis

A team of US and Chinese researchers has developed a new, dual-atom catalyst to serve as a platform for artificial photosynthesis. Solar energy has become increasingly cheaper and more effective, but the problem of energy storage still plagues renewables. Harnessing solar energy is a lofty goal, but being able to store and distribute it when it’s cloudy or dark […]

Mandalay Homes Teams Up with Sonnen to Create Solar Community

By: Karen Graham Prescott – Germany-based Sonnen GmbH is partnering with Arizona home builder Mandalay Homes on a community solar photovoltaic project of 2,900 homes in Prescott, designed to act as a virtual power plant. Every home in the Prescott, Arizona neighborhood of almost 3,000 homes will have solar panels and a battery, provided by Sonnen. […]

New Technology will Enable Properties to Share Solar Energy

In the UK alone, some 1.5 million homes are equipped with solar panels, and it has been estimated that by 2020 the figure could soar to 10 million, with the prospect of lower energy bills for consumers and massive reductions in CO2 emissions. Now, a University of Huddersfield researcher is developing new technologies that could […]

Wednesday June 28th, 2017 in , , , | No Comments »

Energy From Renewable Sources Passed Another Milestone in UK

Britain made another history on the eve of election day, when power from wind, solar, hydro and wood pellet burning supplied 50.7 per cent of the UK’s total energy consumption. London: Britain made another history on the eve of election day, when power from wind, solar, hydro and wood pellet burning supplied 50.7 per cent […]