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December 21, 2014
Oregon researchers glimpse pathway of sunlight to electricity
Eugene OR (SPX) Dec 19, 2014
Four pulses of laser light on nanoparticle photocells in a University of Oregon spectroscopy experiment has opened a window on how captured sunlight can be converted into electricity. The work, which potentially could inspire devices with improved efficiency in solar energy conversion, was performed on photocells that used lead-sulfide quantum dots as photoactive semiconductor material. The research is detailed in a paper placed online by the journal Nature Communications. In the process stu ... read more
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Spider's web weaves way to advanced networks and displays
The next generation of light-manipulating networks may take their lead from designs inspired by spiders and leaves, according to a new report from two Boston College physicists and colleagues at Sou ... more

Approval of a PV Project Development in Mexico
Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) approved during the Ordinary Session of the Governing Board celebrated on 10th December the electricity generation permit based on the figure of "small producer" f ... more

Dynamic Solar Solutions Installs Kyocera PV Modules At Puerto Rican site
Kyocera Solar and Dynamic Solar Solutions have announced a plan to provide industry-leading solar panels to Puerto Rican businesses, harnessing renewable energy as a solution to rising energy prices ... more


EasySolar to reduce soft costs of solar through its new designing tool
EasySolar has announced that the its new app is ready to test. New and innovative tools are being developed to stimulate significant improvements in photovoltaic residential sector. Usually small-sc ... more


Solar Permitting Guidebook Offers Local Governments Strategies
A new guidebook outlining ways for California cities and counties to make permit processing and inspections for home rooftop solar electric systems quicker and more uniform is now available from the ... more
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Year-End rush in China pushes Asia-Pacific PV market record levels
Quarterly solar photovoltaic (PV) demand in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is forecast to reach the 10 gigawatt (GW) level for the first time, in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2014. According to the la ... more

NREL compares varied State based solar policies
Analysts at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have used statistical analyses and detailed case studies to better understand why solar market policies in certain sta ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Lives of danger, poverty on Philippines' typhoon coast

Ecuador returning German money in environment row

Major U.S. cities have passed the 'tipping point' for sea level rise, according to a new study

Umbrellas banned during China's Presidential visit to Macau

A series of tremors has Florence concerned for its 'David'

More research links pollution exposure during pregnancy to autism

Warming leads to more run-ins with polar bears


Galenfeha Completes Successful Testing Of Solar Power Station
Galenfeha is pleased to announce that the Company has completed successful field testing of its portable, solar regenerated power supply station. Galenfeha conducted field-testing for a major ... more

ET Solar Supplies 5 MW PV Modules to a Mining Operation in Suriname
ET Solar Energy has announced that it has supplied 5 MW polycrystalline photovoltaic modules to a leading mining operation in Suriname. Upon completion, this solar power plant will substantial ... more

Huawei Makes Largest 12-Month Gains in the Global PV Inverter Market
According to the latest "PV Inverter Market Tracker" report from the Power and Energy service of IHS Technology (NYSE: IHS), SMA, ABB, and Omron lead global photovoltaic (PV) inverter market-share r ... more
Startup in the Land of the Rising Sun; A Japanese Solar Venture - by Bradley L. Bartz


Stacking Two-Dimensional Materials May Lower Cost of Semiconductor Devices
A team of researchers led by North Carolina State University has found that stacking materials that are only one atom thick can create semiconductor junctions that transfer charge efficiently, regar ... more

Huawei Makes Largest 12-Month Gains in the Global PV Inverter Market
According to the latest "PV Inverter Market Tracker" report from the Power and Energy service of IHS Technology, SMA, ABB, and Omron lead global photovoltaic (PV) inverter market-share rankings; how ... more
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NASA's Spaceborne Carbon Counter Maps New Details

Kepler Proves It Can Still Find Planets

NASA releases video of Orion spacecraft re-entry from astronaut's perspective

NASA just emailed the space station a new socket wrench

US Ballistic Missile Defense Needs More Testing

UK Politicians Keeping 'Options Open' Over Trident Renewal

DARPA developing first-ever maneuverable bullet


New Technique Could Harvest More of the Sun's Energy
As solar panels become less expensive and capable of generating more power, solar energy is becoming a more commercially viable alternative source of electricity. However, the photovoltaic cells now ... more

'Smart windows' have potential to keep heat out and save energy
Windows allow brilliant natural light to stream into homes and buildings. Along with light comes heat that, in warm weather, we often counter with energy-consuming air conditioning. Now scient ... more

Researchers Demonstrate New Way To Plug 'Leaky' Light Cavities
Engineers at the University of California, San Diego have demonstrated a new and more efficient way to trap light, using a phenomenon called bound states in the continuum (BIC) that was first propos ... more

GE and Pacifico Energy to build 2nd solar JV in Japan
GE unit GE Energy Financial Services is continuing its expansion into the Japanese renewable energy power market, completing its second solar project financing transaction with Pacifico Energy, a To ... more

First Solar enters residential market
First Solar and Clean Energy Collective (CEC) have announced that they have formed a strategic partnership to develop and market community solar offerings to residential customers and businesses dir ... more

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UNSW converts sunlight to electricity at 40 percent efficiency
UNSW Australia's solar researchers have converted over 40% of the sunlight hitting a solar system into electricity, the highest efficiency ever reported. The record efficiency was achieved in outdoo ... more

Light propagation in solar cells made visible
How can light which has been captured in a solar cell be examined in experiments? Julich scientists have succeeded in looking directly at light propagation within a solar cell by using a trick. The ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
N. Korea slams UN vote, vows to bolster nuclear capacity

3 countries eye pooled acquisition, operation of airlifters

China protests US frigate sale to Taiwan

Poland orders more Norwegian missiles

Clock ticking on Mistral decision, Russia tells France

Canada increases global reach with new military transporter

US says delivered 10 Apaches to Egypt


New technique offers spray-on solar power


First Public EV charging station in Australia powered by a solar car park structure


Australian scientists announce solar energy breakthrough


U.S. puts more cash behind solar power


Hanwha SolarOne to Build 230 MW Module Factory in South Korea


Spectrolab manufactures 4 millionth space solar cell


AORA to provide Solar-Biogas Hybrid off-grid in Africa


Yingli supplies 72 MW of panels to Solarcentury in the UK


Trina gets carbon footprint verification for solar PV modules from BSI


Solarmax Is Latest Victim of Decline of European Solar Inverter Market

Solar industry pins great hopes on Indian solar market

Single-atom layers that snap together like Lego

Blu-ray disc can be used to improve solar cell performance

Recycled Blu-ray discs improve solar panels

Joint Venture To Develop 1GW Of Utility Scale Solar In Brazil

Energy Smart Targets Aussie Market

AllCell to build network of Solar EV Charging Stations in Jordan

JinkoSolar to Supply 7MW of solar modules to Mexico's AS Solar

Yingli Green Energy to Power Europe's Largest Solar Plant

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