Technology and R&D

Morning Brief: FERC loses commissioner with no replacements in sight, Improving utility-scale bifacial modeling

Also in the brief: Puerto Rico chooses solar over gas in grid redesign, U.S. clean power giants to join forces to build lobbying muscle. September 8, 2020 Eric Wesoff Image: Wikimedia Commons Improving utility-scale bifacial modeling best practices: Researchers from Array Technologies, PV Lighthouse, and CFV Labs recently concluded a long-term bifacial solar field study. …

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Not for lack of ideas: an interview with NREL’s Dr. Peter Green

Editor’s note: We at pv magazine are big fans of the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). For years, NREL’s reports have informed our coverage by providing highly detailed technical insights into many aspects of renewable energy, including everything from the composition of PV system soft costs to issues of integrating very …

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