Tag: renewable energy technologies

Most renewable energy comes either directly or indirectly from the sun. Sunlight, or solar energy, can be used directly for heating and lighting homes and other buildings, for generating electricity, and for hot water heating, solar cooling, and a variety of commercial and industrial uses.

Integrating CHP with Microgrids

Integrating CHP with Microgrids

While combined heat & power (CHP) may not be appropriate for integration into all microgrids, it definitely does have its place in a lot of them.

CHP systems output heat (or cooling), as well as electricity, primarily as a topping cycle. “The prime mover is typically a reci­procating engine or a turbine,”

Connectivity And Resilience

Connectivity And Resilience

The great northeast power blackout of 2003 was a reminder that reliance on large grids has widespread implications. The power outage—lasting several days in some areas—affected millions in the US and Canada. Nearly a decade later, Hurricane Sandy left the area without power for weeks. Many in the energy industry

Aquion Energy and Ideal Power Announce Technology Partnership

Aquion Energy and Ideal Power Announce Technology Partnership

AUSTIN, TX and PITTSBURG, PA-Ideal Power Inc. (NASDAQ: IPWR), a developer of innovative power conversion technologies, and Aquion Energy, the developer and manufacturer of Aqueous Hybrid Ion (AHI™) batteries, today announced that Ideal Power’s Power Conversion Systems (PCS), utilizing its patented Power Packet Switching Architecture (PPSA), have been tested and

Wounded Veteran Participates in New US DOE Program That Prepares Veterans, Students, and Others to Enter Advanced Manufacturing Workforce

OAK RIDGE, Tenn.-While 26-year-old wounded veteran Joseph Grabianowski has inspired Americans with his harrowing war story, someday he may be nationally known for building highly efficient exhaust systems for cars and trucks using 3D printing technology. Grabianowski is part of the Energy Department’s inaugural Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

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