ESS Inc. Raises $30 Million From Investor Group to Expand Company and Deploy Next-Generation Flow Battery Energy Storage Systems

ESS Inc. Raises $30 Million From Investor Group to Expand Company and Deploy Next-Generation Flow Battery Energy Storage Systems

Breakthrough Energy Ventures and SB Energy lead major Series C round, with Evergy Ventures and GC joining earlier investors — ESS Inc., a leading manufacturer of safe, low-cost and long-duration energy storage systems, announced that it has secured $30 million in a Series C investment round led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures and SoftBank Group’s SB […]

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Enphase Energy Announces General Availability of Enphase IQ™ 7A Microinverters for Solar Modules Up to 450 W

Enphase Energy Announces General Availability of Enphase IQ™ 7A Microinverters for Solar Modules Up to 450 W

The IQ 7A microinverter augments the lineup of seventh-generation Enphase microinverters with support for modules up to 450 W, targeting high-power residential and commercial solar applications. Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENPH), a global energy technology company and the world’s leading supplier of solar microinverters, today announced that the Enphase IQ™ 7A microinverter for high-power monofacial and […]

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Wind and solar account for nearly 10% of U.S. electrical generation in first eight months of 2019

Wind and solar account for nearly 10% of U.S. electrical generation in first eight months of 2019

Renewable energy sources (biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) accounted for 18.49% of net domestic electrical generation during the first eight months of 2019, according to a SUN DAY Campaign analysis of just-released data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). A year earlier, renewables’ share was 17.95%. The latest issue of EIA’s “Electric Power Monthly” […]

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The view from 20: General Motors’ global sustainability energy manager reflects on changes at the automaker

The view from 20: General Motors’ global sustainability energy manager reflects on changes at the automaker

Rob Threlkeld, global manager of sustainable energy, supply and reliability for General Motors, began his career at the automaker as manager of the powerhouse and wastewater treatment plant operations at GM’s Lordstown, Ohio assembly complex. In the almost 20 years since, his sustainability career has grown alongside the company’s sustainability commitment. From an initial focus […]

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