Renu Energy Solutions is installing donated SunPower system for disabled veteran in North Carolina

Renu Energy Solutions | November 20, 2018

Local disabled veteran Angela Cherico and her family are the first recipients of a nearly complete home built by Purple Heart Homes in Denver, North Carolina, that will come equipped with a SunPower solar system. Donated by SunPower and installed by Renu Energy Solutions, the system will provide Cherico with greater energy independence, lower electric bills, and added peace of mind. “My daughter and I will have two of the most important things: stability and security,” said Cherico, whose service experience included two deployments to Iraq. While in Iraq, exposure to burn-pits may be responsible for her ongoing breathing problems, complicated further by post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and back and neck pain.

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In the U.S. today, wind power accounts for about five percent of all electricity generation, but a new project aims to change that. A $300 million installation off the coast of Block Island, Rhode Island, takes the renewable energy technology out to sea. Gov. Gina Raimondo anticipates the project is the beginning of a new industry, but some locals are skeptical.

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In the U.S. today, wind power accounts for about five percent of all electricity generation, but a new project aims to change that. A $300 million installation off the coast of Block Island, Rhode Island, takes the renewable energy technology out to sea. Gov. Gina Raimondo anticipates the project is the beginning of a new industry, but some locals are skeptical.

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Caterpilla Announces Three-year Project With District Energy St.Paul

Caterpilla | June 01, 2022

Caterpillar Inc. recently announced its collaboration with District Energy St. Paul in Minnesota for a three-year project to test a hydrogen-fueled combined heat and power (CHP) system. The U.S. Department of Energy is supporting and partially funding the research, which is endorsed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. "Caterpillar is focused on supporting our customers with reliable, sustainable power solutions, This hydrogen demonstration project will enable us to evaluate additional hydrogen fuel options for an existing energy-efficient engine, providing even more possibilities for helping our customers meet their climate-related goals and objectives." -Joe Creed, Caterpillar group president of Energy and Transportation. Caterpillar's CHP systems supply both energy and heat at the same time, enhancing overall efficiency and lowering emissions. The demonstration project's electricity and heat will be integrated into District Energy St. Paul's electrical and thermal infrastructure to examine the feasibility of a hydrogen-fueled CHP system under real-world operational conditions. District Energy St. Paul heats and cools buildings and single-family houses in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, and the surrounding area with chilled and hot water. The demonstration project, which is set to begin early next year, draws on Caterpillar's 35 years of experience with high-hydrogen fuel. The company has a 1250 kW Cat® generator set that can run on 100% hydrogen, including fully renewable green hydrogen. It also has commercially available power generation solutions that can run on natural gas mixed with up to 25% hydrogen, ranging from 400 kW to 4.5 MW.

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Growatt Announces Launch of Its New Website to Promote Portable Power Station

Growatt | June 02, 2022

Growatt recently announced the launch of its new website, www.growattportable.com, which went live on June 1st, 2020. Through this new website will they promote their new portable power station portfolio. It was unveiled at the beginning of April this year. Lisa Zhang, global marketing director at Growatt, shared, "Growatt is committed to encouraging a smart energy life with sustainable green power. In the past, our solution was limited to providing energy on site, but we have developed a new portable power station line in the hope that green energy can be brought outdoors to offer all-scenario green energy solutions.The recently released Growatt Infinity 1500 has a 1554Wh capacity and a 2000W output and can cover 95% of outdoor and indoor appliances. It supports high-speed solar and AC wall charging and can be charged to 80% in just one hour, making it the perfect companion for outdoor activities and a reliable friend for home backup.” This new portable power station is a perfect fit for outdoor enthusiasts and users who require installation-free power backup solutions. It is quite different from its traditional offerings, in terms of user portraits and shopping habits. They aim to provide a more intuitive, user-friendly, and interactive communication platform that will bridge the gap between the end users. Zhang further added, "By launching a new site, we can interact directly with our users and better communicate with the market. We believe this will facilitate us to continuously optimize our products and services. The launch of the new website echoes our promise to always set user experience as a top priority.” The new website comes with a fresh visual that aligns with the expansion strategy of the company. In the future, Growatt plans to launch more products that will complete the entire portable power ecosystem. This will provide users the freedom with to use clean energy anytime, anywhere.

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VIGORPOOL Introduces the Captain 1200, a New Generation of Smart Solar Generators

VIGORPOOL | June 09, 2022

On June 15th, EST, VIGORPOOL, a company that delivers portable, green energy solutions, will launch the Captain 1200, its new flagship product, on Indiegogo. With a continuous output power of 2400W and a peak power of 4800W, the power station provides a parallel function, allowing customers to connect two units and quadruple the capacity to 2560Wh. It also has a dual rapid charging mechanism that allows it to charge completely in 1.5 hours. When the Captain 1200 is combined with solar panels, it forms a green solar generator that produces safe, clean, pollution-free, renewable electricity. It is also more durable and safer than similar items with similar power capacities. Its battery will last around nine years if used and recharged every day. FEATURES OF VIGORPOOL CAPTAIN 1200: 1. Perform a parallel function The introduction of the Parallel Function marked a watershed moment in the mobile power supply business. When two Captain 1200s are connected in parallel, the capacity is increased to 2560Wh, and the continuous output power is increased to 2400W. The Captain 1200's longer battery life and higher power output make it more suited for a wider range of mobile power applications. 2. Longer-lasting and more cost-effective The Captain 1200 employs a lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4) battery, which is both safer and more robust. In comparison to ternary lithium batteries, which lose roughly 20% of their charge capacity after 500 cycles, LiFePO4 batteries withstand 3500+ charge cycles before reaching 80% capacity. Because of the improved durability, even if the unit is used and recharged every day, it will last for 9 years without losing substantial capacity. As a result, the requirement for product replacement and recurring purchases is greatly decreased. 3. A Portable Energy Station on Wheels Because of its high output and 12 different types of power ports, the Captain 1200 is compatible with 99 percent of equipment and appliances on the market. There's also a built-in wireless charging station for charging cordless phones on the road. 4. It Only Takes 1.5 Hours To Recharge The Captain 1200 accomplishes actual fast charging while keeping the unit and battery safe thanks to the smart built-in BMS system. The Captain 1200 can be charged by both the main charger and the solar panel at the same time to accomplish Duel Fast Charging, which takes only 1.5 hours to complete. 5. Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) (UPS) Any devices plugged into the Captain 1200 will run straight from the power supplied by the outlet if it is kept plugged into a wall outlet. The Captain 1200's UPS feature restores power within 10 milliseconds following a power outage, safeguarding the operation of important equipment such as household freezers, CPAPs, and computers. 6. BMS Protection System with Three Layers VigorPool prioritizes safety beyond anything else. The VigorPool Captain 1200 features a three-layer BMS system to assure the safety of the user and the equipment, whereas similar products only enable two-layer BMS protection. 7. A Sustainable Energy System The VigorPool Captain 1200 may be combined with 100W, 200W, or 400W solar panels to create a solar generator that can be used anywhere. Furthermore, its built-in MPPT charge controller intelligently adjusts the charging power, resulting in a 30 percent higher solar charging efficiency than standard solar charging systems. 8. Intelligent Control System Users may check battery data, control charge and discharge operations, and access other options via their phone or tablet using the VIGORPOOL APP.

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