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Energy Storage Evolution Electrifies the Future of Renewables

The renewable power boom has spawned a growing need for robust energy storage
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Bolstered by decreasing costs and strengthening regulatory support, demand for renewable energy is increasing as wind and solar photovoltaics continue to become more prominent contributors to utilities’ generation and revenue mix. As enthusiasm for renewable energy grows, wind and solar remain hampered by how much energy can be stored when generated to be used subsequently when energy is needed.

Energy Storage Proves Key to Delivering Natural Gas Advantages

New scenarios are emerging that pair storage with conventional gas turbine generation
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The cost of energy storage has fallen to the point where the power generation industry is moving from demonstration projects to full deployment. Driven by demand and a federal order designed to nurture broader adoption of storage capabilities, practical applications of energy storage are emerging that are competitive with conventional solutions.

In addition, continued annual reductions in the cost for storage will reveal more and more applications where energy storage makes economic sense. A great example can be found in the performance optimization of gas turbines.

Pollinate Energy Bringing Affordable Light, Energy and Clean Water to Low Income Areas in India and Nepal

A social business employing low-income locals to sell affordable, sustainable household products is changing the everyday lives of disadvantaged urban and rural communities.
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BANGALORE, India, October 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Pollinate Energy is improving the lives of India’s urban and Nepal’s rural poor by giving them access to sustainable everyday household products and empowering local entrepreneurs. The social enterprise joins the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a pledge to reach an additional 500,000 people amongst India’s and Nepal’s poorest by employing an extra 400 female sales people, called Pollinators, to sell 100,000 sustainable solar lamps, clean cookstoves and water filters by 2020. 

Top Sustainable Companies: Duke Energy Makes It 13 Years in a Row

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., October 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ -- Building on its long-running record of sustainability leadership, Duke Energy was recently named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America for the 13th consecutive year.

Caterpillar Thiruvallur Energy Efficiency & Renewables

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The long-term strategy at Caterpillar India Private Limited in Thiruvallur, India, includes embedding sustainability in manufacturing through renewable energy and energy conservation.

Click here to learn about the key piece of this strategy – the implementation of a solar microgrid.

LG’s Industry-Leading Solar Panel Modules Featured at 2018 Solar Power International

Company highlights award-winning high-efficiency solar panels, new energy storage solutions, American module assembly
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ANAHEIM, Calif., September 25, 2018 /3BL Media/ – LG Electronics USA is underscoring its role as one of the top two providers to the U.S. residential market* at the 2018 Solar Power International Conference (Sept. 25-27), where the company will showcase it broad line of high-efficiency panels and unveil all-new energy storage solutions.

LG Enters U.S. Home Energy Storage Business, Unveils State-of-the-Art Systems

LG offers American homeowners game-changing energy storage systems with smart management functions
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ANAHEIM, Calif., September 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Renewable energy technology leader LG Electronics is entering the fast-growing U.S. residential energy storage system (ESS) business, complementing the company’s industry-leading solar panel technologies in the United States.

Renewable Energy Projects

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Being a steward of our Blue Planet requires responsible landfill management. To us, that involves more than capturing landfill gas — a byproduct of waste decomposition in landfills. It means prioritizing renewable energy opportunities whenever possible, from harnessing landfill gas at active landfills to capturing the power of the sun, and converting previously unused resources into power for homes, businesses, critical infrastructure, and our collection vehicles.

Non-Traditional Third-Party Clients Impact Energy Distribution

Driven by new tech and a growing commitment to sustainability, companies are managing more DER than in the past
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Maturing technologies and a growing emphasis on energy efficiency and sustainability are leading organizations to manage more DER than in the past. Bolstered by more financial and mechanical flexibility behind the meter, companies are becoming increasingly energy independent and investing more in alternative generation, storage and energy efficiency.

Thermo King and Frigoblock Introduce Technologies for the “City of Tomorrow” at the IAA 2018 Show

New solutions aim to future-proof transport refrigeration today by harnessing the power of electricity, data and clean technology
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HANNOVER, Germany, September 20, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Thermo King and Frigoblock, transport solutions brands of Ingersoll Rand, a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, introduced a series of truck and trailer innovations harnessing the power of electricity, data and clean technology at the IAA Commercial Vehicles Show on Sept. 20-27 in Hannover, Germany.

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