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Solar power technologies and projects: photovoltaic, concentrating solar, solar tower

Minutes Matter in the Energy Imbalance Market

An energy imbalance market (EIM) is a voluntary market that provides a sub-hourly economic dispatch of participating resources for balancing supply and demand every five minutes. One such market is…



Algeria Targets Renewables to Diversify Generation

Algeria, like other countries that are members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), wants to diversify its electricity production, and is looking to solar power for the…


Competitive Markets and Environmental Goals—Yes, They Can Coexist

While the nation is rightfully consumed with responding to the COVID-19 crisis, other battles are being fought that also will have decades-long consequences. One of those involves states seeking to…


Infrastructure Plan Supports Solar Power, Energy Storage

Energy industry analysts have said government support will be needed to help the sector recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, and Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives have introduced legislation…


Vectren Will Close Coal Units, Add Renewables

Vectren Corp., the electric utility that serves much of southern Indiana, has announced a plan to shutter its remaining coal-fired power plants and transition to renewable energy. The utility also…


[VIDEO] POWER Insights: Finding the Best Solar Power System

Direct Solar America is a solar energy brokerage. The company helps customers find and install the best available solar energy system, working with both residential and commercial and industrial clients.…