The power generation environment is changing, and so are the systems used to transmit and store that resource. Microgrids are emerging as one of the key components in the new energy landscape. READ MORE
Evaluating the cost- effectiveness of renewable power has always been a fairly simple calculation. As manufacturers lowered their production costs and improved the generating efficiency of their technology, renewables became more cost competitive with conventional sources of power. READ MORE
In the quest for greater energy efficiency, the focus on buildings intensifies. This concentrated awareness is understandable as residential and nonresidential buildings account for a large portion of society’s total energy consumption. READ MORE
While solar power’s popularity as a form of distributed generation has skyrocketed in recent years, financing for these projects remains a challenge for many property owners.
In the quest to find affordable solutions, many forms of financing emerge. One limitation or another besets all, but each has its advantages for some owners. READ MORE
While solar power is becoming more competitive all the time, the need for government incentives is still strong. Recently, New York state offered developers an incentive to build large projects. Response to that solicitation was overwhelming. READ MORE
Throughout history, military technology has evolved into far-flung and highly useful civilian applications. The Humvee notwithstanding, consumers have benefitted in many ways from technology that was first applied on the battlefield. READ MORE