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Renewables & Storage Could Power Full Electric Grid Cost-Effectively 99.9% Of The Time By 2030: Report

December 11th, 2012 | by pressroom

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New Nanotech Battery Energy Storage System Debuts in Kansas City

October 18th, 2012 | by Glenn Meyers

Interesting news on a battery energy storage system (BESS) in Kansas City. Source: Clean Technica Image: nanocore.fsu.edu [repostus hash=0ef76ee766b34c2838d50a8a16485494 title=New+Nanotech+Battery+Energy+Storage+System+Debuts+in+Kansas+City host=Clean+Technica short=1qoah snip=%C2%A0+Kansas+City%E2%80%99s+electrical+grid+just+got+stronger+and+smarter%2C+thanks+to+a+new+nano-battery+energy+storage+system.+The+1-megawatt+%28MW%29+battery+went+live+late+last+week+and+once+fully+operational+will+store+solar+energy+produced+in+the+area%2C+help+smooth+out+peak+demand%2C+and+limit+regional+power+outages%26hellip%3B thumb=3083491 [&hellip


Visiting the Fabulous Collection of Doctor Renewables

October 9th, 2012 | by Glenn Meyers

This treasure trove of information on renewables features a remarkable video library of technical and scientific demos addressing a wide range of subject matter. Rousseau cache presently houses more than 300 topics, from interviews to demonstrations. The website states that a new video is added daily -- a remarkable undertaking.


Biofuel Waste Product Recycled for Electricity

September 5th, 2012 | by pressroom

A byproduct of biofuel manufacture can power microbial fuel cells to generate electricity cheaply and efficiently, according to scientists presenting their work at the Society for General Microbiology's Autumn Conference. The work could help develop self-powered devices that would depollute waste water and be used to survey weather in extreme environments


Company Perspectives: SiGNa Chemistry Brings Smart Hydrogen Fuel Cells to the Renewables Marketplace

August 9th, 2012 | by Glenn Meyers

According to Carney, when these fuel cartridges are used to provide electricity, the only emissions are water vapor and a benign by-product, sodium silicate – a desirable energy solution that emits no greenhouse gases or toxic byproducts, from supply chain to application. And once the powder in a NaSi cartridge is depleted, both the cartridge and remaining material can be fully recycled


Xcel Energy Seeks More Renewables in New Mexico

August 1st, 2012 | by GBE FACTS

SPS is seeking, on an annual basis, approximately 88,705 MWh of “other” renewable energy generation as defined by the New Mexico Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS), or an equivalent amount of biogas of approximately 665,300 MMBtu (one million British thermal units) to be in commercial operation no later than January 1, 2015. SPS prefers that the biomass resources be located in New Mexico


Sustainable Residential Combined Heat and Power Systems’ Forecast by Pike

July 25th, 2012 | by Jennifer Shockley

New research is being conducted on more energy sustainable residential combined heat and power systems (resCHP). The research is being conducted by Pike Research which joined Navigant’s global Energy Practices on July 1, 2012 which provides in-depth analysis of global clean technology markets. The systems are small generation systems that produce electricity for residences while also capturing heat that would normally go to waste


Cleantech News Roundup

July 19th, 2012 | by GBE FACTS

Quick Cleantech News Roundup (via Clean Technica)   Just a reminder that we are publishing numerous posts to the “Quick [&hellip


Making ‘Renewable’ Viable

July 12th, 2012 | by pressroom

The Drexel team of researchers is putting forward a plan to integrate into the grid an electrochemical storage system that combines principles behind the flow batteries and supercapacitors that power our daily technology.


eBay to Build America’s Largest Fuel Cell Data Center

July 3rd, 2012 | by GBE FACTS

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