Consider the Source, Part 2: Factoring in embodied carbon
One contender looking to reduce the carbon footprint of wafers is NexWafe. Spun out from Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE in 2015, NexWafe’s Green Silicon EpiNex silicon wafers production eliminates intermediate steps and avoids mechanical machining from ingots.
Energy Outlook: US Battery Financing Nears Watershed Moment
“We see tenfold interest in commercial storage than what we saw the year before," says Lior Handelsman, founder of SolarEdge Technologies, a listed energy storage and solar company. This growth is being driven by increasing electricity prices and grid instability. So, commercial business owners who are looking to improve their bottom lines are doing so by generating and storing their own energy.”
Inverters: The Unsung Hero Of The Global Emerging Energy Economy
To better understand the role of the inverter and how it adds value to the equation, I lined up a conversation with Lior Handelsman, VP of Marketing and Product Strategy and Co-Founder of Israeli-based inverter company SolarEdge. SolarEdge is one of the leading inverter companies in the world, with close to $940 million in 2018 revenues, and over 1.5 million inverters and 40 million power optimizers across 130 countries, so Handelsman knows a thing or two about inverters.
Here's what you need to know about the California power outages
Major utilities were cutting power to millions of Californians due to predicted high winds that could down power lines and spark wildfires. Here's what you need to know. Though utilities have warned for months that preemptive cutoffs were a possibility, the outages appeared to be catching many consumers by surprise. While many Florida and East Coast residents have long learned to cope with power outages from hurricanes, weather-related outages could be considered a new phenomenon in the Golden State.
Cleveland, OH announces smart streetlight overhaul
As part of a campaign to replace 61,000 streetlights with more energy-efficient LED bulbs, the City of Cleveland, OH will adopt a wireless network to convert its streetlights into a smart network. The T-Light Galaxy Network from ST Engineering Telematics Wireless is an end-to-end solution that will allow city officials to set different light intensities for neighborhoods or individual lights in real time, preprogram schedules for special events and get maintenance alerts.
Cleveland upgrades and connects entire streetlight network in just three days
The city of Cleveland, in Ohio, has upgraded its network of 61,000 streetlights with connected LED lights. The work, which took just three business days, has also included installation of 1,000 cameras on the lighting infrastructure. These will be operated by the Cleveland Police Department. Further smart city applications will be hung off the lighting network, the city said.
Cleveland getting 61k LED streetlights with network control
The city of Cleveland has deployed a control network for the city’s 61,000 streetlights that serve 400,000 residents and businesses. ST Engineering Telematics Wireless provided the T-Light Galaxy communications infrastructure for the streetlights in only three business days over FCC licensed frequencies. Cleveland Public Power is the city-owned utility behind the project.
Cleveland launches citywide network to control cameras, streetlights
To prepare for an influx of internet-connected devices, officials in Cleveland introduced a $35 million communications system on Monday that will connect thousands of police cameras and streetlights to a network that can be controlled by public safety officials at any time. The city installed the network through Singapore Technologies’ Telematics Wireless, a connected-device and software manufacturer that has already installed three “gateways,” or network control stations, across the city.
Cleveland's smart streetlights project builds smart city backbone
The streets of Cleveland, Ohio are going to be a whole lot smarter when city leaders flip the switch on Smart, Safe CLE. Cleveland and ST Engineering Telematics Wireless are working on a plan to convert the city's 61,000 street lights into a smart network.
Delivering on Solar's Promise - Podcast
As Ronen Faier recalls the career-building ups-and-downs of being an entrepreneurial CFO, few memories appear to be more vivid than that of a meeting with Guy Sella, a seasoned Israeli entrepreneur, who invited Faier to lead the finance team of his solar start-up. Not yet a midsize firm, SolarEdge Technologies had only about $9 million in annual sales, with roughly 100 employees, when Faier received Sella’s invitation.