Skip to content

No cost solar-plus-storage planned for residents and businesses in Washington D.C. area

Electriq Power and SEDC Solar are partnering on a program that will provide solar and battery storage systems, complete with maintenance to LMI residents, small businesses, and churches in the Washington D.C. area at no cost to the user.

Bifacial solar modules shine in snowy environments

Researchers at Western University in Canada found that by using bifacial solar modules instead of monofacial, snow losses could be cut from double digits to just 2% on an annual basis.

Perovskite solar cell technology on the road to commercialization

Efforts are underway to overcome technical barriers and other challenges in commercializing perovskite technology for the solar energy sector.

Energy sector should be better prepared for cyber attacks, said DNV

A report released by DNV finds that operational technologies are not as robust in defending cyber attacks as they should be.

Legal petition calls for an FTC investigation into electric utility abuses

Denying customers access to renewable energy, bribery, and fake dark-money campaigns are just a few of the purported abuses that more than 230 groups are urging the Federal Trade Commission to investigate.

3

Amazon is lead investor in US-based solar cell production facility

Ambient Photonics will build a fully automated manufacturing facility to produce solar cells for powering consumer electronics.

2022 PV Module Reliability Scorecard results show resilience of the industry

This year a record number of manufacturers had one or more model types that were Top Performers in every reliability test – and six of these model types were also Top Performers in energy yield performance.

Argonne National Lab achieves battery patents for redox flow, solid-state, multivalent-ion and more

Joint Center for Energy Storage Research is developing alternative chemistries for batteries that may provide safer and longer lasting alternatives to the commonly used lithium-ion. The group has over 30 license-ready patents.

1

Fort Detrick adds energy storage to solar installation in support of Army’s resiliency goals

LS Energy Solutions contracted with Ameresco to supply the 6 MW/h energy storage system at the Army Garrison.

DOE seeks input on $508 million long-duration energy storage initiative

The Long Duration Energy Storage for Everyone, Everywhere Initiative, created by President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, will advance energy storage systems toward widespread commercial deployment by lowering the costs and increasing the duration of energy storage resources.

1