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Filling the Gap: Homebuilders, Restaurants Selling Clean Energy in Japan’s Power Market

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 08:32

Watami Co., a restaurant chain in Japan known best as a hangout for salarymen, is getting into the business of selling power -- and it isn’t alone.

India Should Limit Solar Duties to Shield Investments, Tata Says

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 08:24

India should refrain from slapping retroactive duties on solar power plants already under construction to avoid disrupting investment into the industry, a unit of the nation’s biggest industrial group said.

6 Solar Fred Marketing Hopes for Manufacturers at Intersolar

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 07:32

This week is Intersolar North America in San Francisco, and while I haven’t gotten a preview of any solar company booths, here’s what I hope I’ll see: 1) I hope I’ll even see a booth. Many solar manufacturers have decided to skip Intersolar (and SPI), the two most important solar conventions in the U.S. I strongly believe that’s a mistake. If you’r

Biofuel Advancement Threatened: How Can We Save the Renewable Fuel Standard?

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 07:21

Advanced biofuels are no longer a futuristic hope — they are here. This year, three companies including DuPont will turn on commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol biorefineries, the result of billions of dollars in investment and close to 10 years of collaborative research with universities, government agencies and other private entities. This is a tremendous step forward in our country’s effort to lower our dependence on finite fuel sources and to give consumers a renewable choice at the pump.

Researchers Developing Supercomputer to Tackle Grid Challenges

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 05:31

"Big data" is playing an increasingly big role in the renewable energy industry and the transformation of the nation's electrical grid, and no single entity provides a better tool for such data than the Energy Department's Energy Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) located on the campus of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Imagined by NREL leaders who foresaw the possibilities for high performance computing (HPC), the ESIF's HPC data center is fulfilling the goal of handling large and complex datasets that exceed traditional database processes.

Beyond the Meter: Remote Solar on the Horizon?

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 04:54

A Less-Than-Totally-Addressable Market Commercial solar can be an extremely difficult, uphill sell. Not only must a salesperson overcome traditional customer barriers of ignorance, indifference, or fear, with a product that can seem formidably technical, but they have to do so in what is to date an inordinately small addressable market. Consider a