A Liquid Battery

| Advances in materials science are producing extraordinary developments in the energy storage space. A research team from Chalmers University in Sweden recently developed a solar thermal fuel that can store energy long-term and discharge it on demand as heat. The energy storage capacity of this fluid relies on an isomer—the chemical conversion of a molecule into ... READ MORE

Energy Storage North America 2018 Concludes with Successful Collaboration  on Global Intersection of Power and Transportation

|   Energy Storage North America (ESNA), the most influential gathering of policy, technology and market leaders in energy storage, concluded its sixth annual event this month in Pasadena, Calif. Amplified by the presence of two co-located events, a record number of international attendees, and inspiring keynote speeches from industry visionaries and public policy champions, ESNA 2018 was the ... READ MORE

BEST 2.0: The Building Efficiency System Tool Upgraded

| Building on the foundation of a great tool and with more than one year of additional input from engineers, contractors and building owners, the Hydronic Industry Alliance-Commercial (HIA-C), a committee of the Radiant Professionals Alliance (RPA), has upgraded its total commercial building HVAC system efficiency comparison tool that continues to be available online at no ... READ MORE

Caterpillar Expands Renewable Energy Portfolio with High-Efficiency, Shingled-Cell, Monocrystalline SunPower® Solar Panels

| SunPower P-Series solar panel technology generates up to 32 percent more energy than conventional panels over first 25 years Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) today announced that SunPower (NASDAQ: SPWR) now provides high-efficiency SunPower® Performance Series (P-Series) solar panels under the Cat® brand. Offered as part of the Cat Hybrid Energy Solutions suite, the monocrystalline, shingled-cell Cat ... READ MORE

Lockheed Martin and Cypress Creek Renewables Receive National Award for Energy Storage Project

| Companies selected as Energy Storage North America 2018 Innovation Award Winner Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Cypress Creek Renewables received an Energy Storage North America (ESNA) 2018 Innovation Award for leadership in energy storage and positive impact on the energy storage industry, displayed in their collaboration on a series of solar-plus-storage projects. In March, Lockheed ... READ MORE

Ciel & Terre Completes Two New Floating Solar Projects in California and Colorado with Others Under Construction and Planned in US

| Ciel & Terre Completes Two New Floating Solar Projects in California and Colorado with Others Under Construction and Planned in U.S. Ciel & Terre USA (www.ciel-et-terre.net), innovators in floating solar power systems, today announced the completion of two new floating solar projects. A municipal floating solar project in Walden, Colorado, and a private floating solar ... READ MORE

Landis+Gyr Releases Power Center 4.6 for Advanced Load Management

| Software release supports multitenancy for shared demand response programs Landis+Gyr (SWISS: LAND.SW) has increased support for public power load management programs with the release of Power Center 4.6, which provides multitenancy capabilities allowing group management of load control switches and devices. The multitenancy feature is particularly useful for generation and transmission cooperatives that supply power ... READ MORE

Aligning Electrons

| Air travel accounts for nearly 2% of global carbon dioxide emissions and is considered one of the fastest-growing sources of greenhouse gas pollution. Therefore, the scientific community has long felt that the electrification of air travel could provide wide-reaching benefits for the global environment. Powering an aircraft, however, requires batteries that are able to discharge ... READ MORE

Dighton-Rehoboth Regional School District Improves Classrooms, Earns Trane Energy Efficiency Leader Award

| Trane®, a global leader in indoor comfort solutions, and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, recognized the Dighton-Rehoboth Regional School District (DRRSD), with an Energy Efficiency Leader Award for a multi-year energy conservation program that improves classroom comfort and reduces district energy costs by 62 percent. Each year, taxpayers spend about $6 billion on energy to ... READ MORE

Siemens and UCF to Establish Big Data Collaboration Focused on Advancing Smart Infrastructure Technologies

| Goal of data analytics partnership to further develop concept of Smart Buildings by optimizing overall building performance and improve operational efficiency and predictability of power grid Today, the University of Central Florida (UCF) and Siemens unveiled a new collaboration around smart infrastructure that builds on a more than 30-year relationship. The expanded partnership is aimed ... READ MORE

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