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solar power


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…


Hybrid Power Plants Are an Inefficient Usage of Battery Technology
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Hybrid power plants, also known as solar plus storage or wind plus storage projects, have gained significant traction in recent years. These projects combine solar energy or wind energy with…


Smart Neighborhood Wins Smart Grid Award
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Alabama Power’s Smart Neighborhood integrates a microgrid into a community filled with high-performance homes containing energy-efficient systems and connected appliances. The innovative initiative, which includes solar panels, battery storage, and…


Solar Power Is Cheap and Getting Cheaper [PODCAST]
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In many locations, solar power is already the lowest-cost renewable energy alternative available. Some of the advantage stems from advancements made in manufacturing processes and economies of scale that solar…


What Does It Take to Develop Utility-Scale Solar Projects? [PODCAST]
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Constructing a utility-scale solar project requires more than simply buying PV panels and mounting them in a field. It can take years to find the right location, conduct feasibility studies,…