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Texas Ice Storm Showcases Importance of Energy Storage and Automation

It’s not often when the smart home solutions installed by integrators collide with major news-making events, but that’s exactly the scenario during the recently deadly storms in Texas. Indeed, in seemingly a moment’s notice energy storage and automation systems shifted from being home conveniences to vital and potentially life-saving applications. Somewhat Read more

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Texas Ice Storm Showcases Importance of Energy Storage and Automation
It’s not often when the smart home solutions installed by integrators collide with major news-making events, but that’s exactly the scenario during the recently deadly storms in Texas. Indeed, in Read more
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3 Ways Energy Companies can Create a Positive Public Perception
Energy companies often have very limited strategies when it comes to managing their public perception. Usually it consists of a poorly managed social media account or a standard blog of self Read more
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Safari Energy Reaches 500th Commercial Solar Project
NEW YORK, March 11, 2021 – Leading solar developer Safari Energy announced that the company has developed or acquired its 500th commercial scale solar project. Spanning 24 states and Washington, Read more
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After Texas Crisis, Biden’s Climate Plan Hangs on Fragile Power Grid
(Bloomberg) -- The millions of people who struggled to keep warm in Texas, with blackouts crippling life inside a dominant energy hub, have laid bare the desperate state of U.S. electricity Read more
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3 Crucial Ways AI Can Assist Battery Development
Artificial intelligence has been changing how the world works for many years now. From algorithms that optimize production, to voice activated virtual assistants on a smartphone or smart speaker, Read more
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Oil Producers Face a Long Haul Back to Business as Usual
(Bloomberg) This is no time for the world’s oil producers to start adding supplies to the global market if they want to drain a glut that built up because of Covid-19. That’s the conclusion Read more

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Can We Improve The RFP Process For Online Learning Platforms?
April 13, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic threw a lot of new scenarios at the world. One of those forced us to move school to an at-home, online model. As the world opens back up and schools start to go back, what does Read more
Even Product Lead Times Feel the Pain of Semiconductor Shortages
April 13, 2021
Aurora Multimedia Corporation CEO Paul Harris: "This past Sunday evening, there was discussion surrounding the growing lead times of products due to electronic parts shortages. Unfortunately, there Read more
Adapt Energy: Rolling Blackouts, Microgrids, and Elevated Energy Automation
April 13, 2021
In February of 2021, Texas went through an energy crisis, with many residents experiencing rolling blackouts. PanTech Design CEO Troy Morgan joined host Tyler Kern to talk about this phenomenon, what rolling Read more
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Texas Ice Storm Showcases Importance of Energy Storage and Automation
April 9, 2021
It’s not often when the smart home solutions installed by integrators collide with major news-making events, but that’s exactly the scenario during the recently deadly storms in Texas. Indeed, in seemingly a moment’s notice energy storage and automation systems shifted from being home conveniences to vital and potentially life-saving applications. Somewhat Read more
3 Ways Energy Companies can Create a Positive Public Perception
March 22, 2021
Energy companies often have very limited strategies when it comes to managing their public perception. Usually it consists of a poorly managed social media account or a standard blog of self promoting news updates. And, if an energy company is running a social media marketing strategy at all, it’s often only a LinkedIn post or quick Twitter updates. Of course, Read more
Safari Energy Reaches 500th Commercial Solar Project
March 17, 2021
NEW YORK, March 11, 2021 – Leading solar developer Safari Energy announced that the company has developed or acquired its 500th commercial scale solar project. Spanning 24 states and Washington, D.C., Safari Energy’s projects have generated more than 618,000 megawatt-hours of electricity, or the equivalent of avoiding more than 437,000 metric tons of CO2 Read more
After Texas Crisis, Biden’s Climate Plan Hangs on Fragile Power Grid
February 25, 2021
(Bloomberg) -- The millions of people who struggled to keep warm in Texas, with blackouts crippling life inside a dominant energy hub, have laid bare the desperate state of U.S. electricity grids. To fix nationwide vulnerabilities, President Joe Biden will have to completely reimagine the American way of producing and transmitting electricity. Biden wants to  Read more
3 Crucial Ways AI Can Assist Battery Development
January 22, 2021
Artificial intelligence has been changing how the world works for many years now. From algorithms that optimize production, to voice activated virtual assistants on a smartphone or smart speaker, AI is able to optimize and automate processes to make them more efficient and productive. How can AI improve battery research and development? Here are three ways AI is Read more
Oil Producers Face a Long Haul Back to Business as Usual
January 20, 2021
(Bloomberg) This is no time for the world’s oil producers to start adding supplies to the global market if they want to drain a glut that built up because of Covid-19. That’s the conclusion that comes out of the latest monthly forecasts published by the world’s three major oil agencies — the International Energy Agency, the U.S. Energy Information Read more
Shale CEO on US Oil Output, ”The economics wouldn’t support adding rigs [in 2021]”
January 6, 2021
One of the top producers in America’s shale patch doesn’t see drilling picking up significantly even after this week’s surprise Saudi pledge to curb production sent prices surging. “I really don’t see much increase in the Permian Basin or the U.S. shale over the next several years,” said Scott Sheffield, chief executive officer of Pioneer Natural Resources Read more
Mit Study: Second Life Batteries Deliver Benefits To Grid Storage
January 5, 2021
There’s big news in the battery world. A new modeling study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) reported that second life batteries from the electric car industry could be reusable for grid storage in solar operations. As electric vehicle (EV) adoption grows, and with states like California phasing out gasoline-powered vehicles, there will soon Read more
Can the Growing Power and Electricity Needs be Solved in the USA?
December 15, 2020
With increasing frequency, we hear about power outages across the country. Fires, storms, failing transformers, power line breaks and my personal favorite, planned power outages. Makes me wonder what century we are living in. Of course, there are also the anomalies that are not reported, such as voltage drops, voltage spikes, micro outages, and deviation in Read more