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May 27, 2015
Sunrun and Westfield launch interactive solar shopping experience
San Francisco CA (SPX) May 25, 2015
Sunrun has announced a partnership with the Westfield Corporation to bring interactive stations to malls in New York and California. Beginning this week, Westfield malls will unveil stations that educate consumers on the ease and cost savings of making the switch to solar, and provide customized home proposals in minutes. "Our partnership with Westfield is another way Sunrun is leveraging its platform to bring solar to more consumers in ways that are convenient for them," said Bill Schuh, senior v ... read more
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New Solar Market Databases Identify High Value ZIP Codes Across the US
Jackson Associates (JA) has announced the first ZIP-area solar market databases designed to assist solar equipment providers in evaluating and identifying promising ZIP-area market opportunities acr ... more

Sunuso Launches The First Do It Yourself Solar Website
Los Angeles based Sunuso is creating waves throughout the solar industry with the launch of their revolutionary website that guides homeowners through the complete process of buying a residential PV ... more

Toughest leg of Solar Impulse's global journey delayed
The most challenging leg of Solar Impulse 2's landmark flight around the world powered only by the sun was delayed on Tuesday due to concerns about the weather, organisers said. ... more


Polycrystalline bifacial solar cell industrially produced in Italy
At Solarexpo it has been announced that, for the first time in the world, a new type of photovoltaic bifacial cell has been industrially produced: the P-type POLYcrystalline bifacial cell. The ... more


JinkoSolar to Supply 50 MW of Solar Panels for Projects in Turkey
JinkoSolar Holding has announced that it will supply 50 MW of solar PV panels to Tegnatia, one of Turkey's leading renewable energy developers. According to the agreements signed by both parti ... more
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Hanwha Q CELLS puts two solar power plants into operation in the UK
Hanwha Q CELLS and its development partner Golden Square Energy (GSE) have put two solar power plants in operation near Cambridge in the United Kingdom. After having received planning consent for th ... more

SunPower and Surfrider Foundation Partnership Makes Waves
At a time when clean energy and water sources are critical to the health of our planet, SunPower and the Surfrider Foundation are jointly empowering U.S. homeowners to create a more sustainable futu ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Study shows Colorado's biggest storms can happen any time

New evidence links Arctic warming with severe weather

British designer growing trees into furniture

Tornado, floods leave deadly trail at Mexico-US border

Tornado, floods leave deadly trail at Mexico-US border

Study: Fire suppression has killed Wisconsin's pine barrens

World already reaping benefits from ozone treaty: study


Third phase of Dalton Solar Plant now online
Leaders from Georgia Power, Southern Wholesale Energy, United Renewable Energy LLC and Dalton Utilities gathered this past week for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the latest expansion of the Dalt ... more

Megacell Kicks Bison Bifacial N-Type Monocrystalline Cells Production
The start-up of MegaCell production for BiSoN bifacial high-efficiency N-type monocrystalline cells is ongoing as planned. MegaCell, the 100% subsidiary of MegaGroup srl, as announced last year, has ... more

Solar Company Sol-Up USA Fights Back Against NV Energy
Sol-Up USA is expanding their efforts to fight against the restrictions NV Energy is attempting to put on the residents of Nevada. "We've taken multiple steps to address this issue and make our stat ... more
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Georgia Power marks signing of groundbreaking solar legislation into law
Georgia Power has marked the signing of Georgia House Bill 57, or the Solar Power Free Market Financing Act, by Georgia Governor Nathan Deal. Over the past year, Georgia Power has worked with the bi ... more

juwi enters Turkish renewable energy market
Seven individual plants with a combined capacity of 7.4 megawatt (MW) will produce 12 million kilowatt hours of clean electricity per year / EPC-project commissioned by Turkish company Karine Enerji ... more
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ISRO to Test Plane-Shaped Reusable Launch Vehicle in July

Supersonic decelerator gets a lift to prepare for launch

Severe ozone depletion avoided

Recent Proton loss to push up launch costs warns manufacturer

ISS module relocation makes way for Commercial Crew spacecraft


Azure Power commissions solar power plant in India
Azure Power has announced the commissioning of its largest (100 MW) solar plant under India's National Solar Mission (NSM) policy in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. Azure Power had won this project under the NS ... more

Pacific quest: solar pilot prepares for toughest leg
Strapped into a seat in a tiny one-man cabin, Swiss pilot Andre Borschberg will have to endure extraordinary conditions as he flies over the Pacific Ocean for five days and nights, powered only by the sun. ... more

Support for renewables lacking, global reports find
A report from the International Energy Agency in Paris finds the pace at which renewable energy is advancing is lagging far behind global goals for 2030. ... more

Victoria looking to take advantage of massive renewable energy opportunity
Victoria's push for a separate and binding state renewable energy target is a welcome recognition of the jobs and investment benefits that can flow from renewable energy projects, the Clean Energy C ... more

Efficiency record for black silicon solar cells jumps to 22.1 percent
The researchers from Finland's Aalto University and Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya have obtained the record-breaking efficiency of 22.1% on nanostructured silicon solar cells as certified by F ... more
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British secretary calls for 'solar revolution'
Incoming British Energy Secretary Amber Rudd told her local newspaper she aims to usher in a "solar revolution" through the new administration. ... more

New shortcut to solar cells
Rice University scientists have found a way to simplify the manufacture of solar cells by using the top electrode as the catalyst that turns plain silicon into valuable black silicon. The Rice lab o ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Rouhani says most Iranians want peace

Iranian general says US did 'nothing' to save Ramadi

India to test its home-made multi-object tracking radar next month

Russia and West hold war games over Arctic

US Aegis Ships Could Pose Threat to Russia

ISRO to Launch Satellite For Strategic Applications

Seoul Divided on Proposed THAAD Introduction


Array Technologies Led Global Solar PV Tracker Rankings in 2014


Trina to deploy an additional 2.2MW to Wymeswold Solar Farm


Con Edison Buys 140 Megawatts of Solar Projects in California


Artificial photosynthesis: New, stable photocathode with great potential


The thin film solar cell industry in transition


Renewable energy vital for Internet lifestyles: Greenpeace


Chemistry student in sun harvest breakthrough


Vikram Solar commissions 40 MW PV plant in Madhya Pradesh


IEA: Holistic effort needed in renewables


Inkjet printing process for kesterite solar cells

Surging solar demand to trigger record high supply chain profits

Trina Solar building new factory in Thailand

IHS PV Inverter Rankings: Asian Suppliers Take Another Big Leap

Breakthrough in solar cell material reported in MRS Communications

Field-effect transistors on hybrid perovskites fabricated for first time

Sunrun and Tesla Collaborate To Offer Consumers Home Energy Storage

Solar plane pilot readies for record Pacific flight

Research pinpoints defects in popular perovskites

Caterpillar expands renewables in conjunction with First Solar

When mediated by superconductivity, light pushes matter million times more

Europe solar firms accuse China of dodging import duties

Four New Community-Shared Solar Projects Launch in Massachusetts

DuPont introduces new generation of PV metallization pastes

Vikram Solar to supply one of UK's largest builders' merchants

SolarReserve Receives Award for Innovation in Energy and Sustainability

NREL report describes guidelines for PV manufacturer quality assurance

Phonons, arise

DuPont Highlights New Material Advances at Industry Leading Solar Expo

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