In the aftermath of one of the worst hurricanes Puerto Rico has ever faced, the small island prepares for future potential nation-wide power outages by implementing scalable, modular, and portable solar-storage systems.
To bring electricity to regions that are inaccessible to centralized power, battery-based microgrid systems powered by solar, wind and hybrid renewable energy sources, are successfully providing reliable electricity where grid expansion is not an option.
The first batches of electric vehicle batteries are hitting retirement age, yet they aren’t bound for landfills. Instead, they’ll spend their golden years chilling beer at 7-Elevens in Japan, powering car-charging stations in California and storing energy in Europe.
When it comes to generating renewable electricity, Hawaii is leading other states in almost every category. It gets 33 percent of its electricity from rooftop solar and has 60 utility-scale renewable energy projects feeding power into its grids. The state Legislature wants to reach 100 percent renewable energy by 2045. Continue reading “Hawaii Aims for 100% Renewable Energy”→