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View Resource AC Mini-Grids: The Future of Community-Scale Renewable Energy

Modular is beautiful: AC mini-grids may change the face of renewable energy distribution in remote communities.
View Resource Alternative Energy Resources

Library of books, articles, audio-visual materials
View Resource Alternative Fuels

Biofuels and other alternative fuels are discussed.
View Resource America’s Energy Future from the National Academies

YouTube video, 5 minutes 41 seconds. The National Academies launched the America?s Energy Future study in 2007. This four-year project will explore energy technologies, providing authoritative e...
View Resource ATEEC Environmental & Energy Resources for Teachers

The ATEEC website provides a variety of downloadable documents -- many of them free -- for both community college faculty and K-12 teachers. These lesson plans, curricula, instructional materials,...
View Resource Avoiding Common Code Mistakes

Eight years into the new millennium, the PV industry continues to grow by leaps and bounds. New module and inverter manufacturers are entering the market, and the number of PV system installers is...
View Resource Beauty is in the Eye of the Inspector

With electrical lifetimes exceeding 40 years, photovoltaic (PV) systems must be installed using the best available workmanship to ensure public safety over the life of the system. While the...
View Resource Bumpy Road to Hydrogen

The history of alternative transportation fuels is largely a history of failures. Niche fuels such as liquefied petroleum gases (LPG) and compressed natural gas (CNG) have persisted here and there...
View Resource Changing Codes & Grid Connections

The final connection between a utility-interactive photovoltaic (PV) system and the electrical utility grid is an area of importance to PV system designers and installers. Due to the varying sizes of...
View Resource Code Changes through the Years

The National Electrical Code is the most comprehensive electrical code in the world and the most widely adopted code in the United States. Its use has resulted in generally safe and hazard-free...
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