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April 26, 2015
Campbell Church Expects Electricity Bill Offset with High Efficiency SunPower Carport
Santa Clara CA (SPX) Apr 24, 2015
Vista Solar has announced the completion of a 183-kilowatt solar power carport system for Campbell Church of Christ and Campbell Christian School in Campbell, CA. The four-carport system, which was designed and installed by Vista Solar, features high-efficiency SunPower solar panels, which deliver 50 percent more energy than conventional panels in the same amount of space. "We went with SunPower because in our research they were consistently considered the premier solar panel," says School S ... read more
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Spear Point Energy Solar Project Helps County Achieve Renewable Energy Goal
Spear Point Energy has completed the first of four 2.5-megawatt ground mount solar arrays in Hagerstown, Maryland. The second 2.5-megawatt array is nearing completion and will be placed in service w ... more

Polysolar wins Cognicity Challenge
Polysolar has been selected as one of the winners of Canary Wharf Group's (CWG) global Smart Cities accelerator, the Cognicity Challenge. Polysolar was competing in a twelve-week accelerator program ... more

Quantum 'paparazzi' film photons in the act of pairing up
In the quantum world of light, being distinguishable means staying lonely. Only those photons that are indistinguishable can wind up in a pair, through what is called Hong-Ou-Mandel interference. Th ... more


GE Energy Financial Services Invests in Solar Project in Futtsu City
GE Energy Financial Services has formed a new partnership with Tokyo-based renewable energy project developer, Green Power Investment Corp. ("GPI"), to invest in a 42-megawatt (DC) photovoltaic sola ... more


Solar plane Pacific-crossing a 'human challenge'
The pilot set to attempt an ambitious crossing of the Pacific Ocean in a solar-powered plane said on Wednesday that the flight will not only test the aircraft but his own endurance as well. ... more
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Solar plane starts next round-the-world leg in China
A pioneering plane attempting to circumnavigate the globe powered only by the sun took off in China early Tuesday for the next stage of its journey, organisers said. ... more

Discovery of new plant switch could boost crops, biofuel production
A team of Michigan State University researchers has discovered a switch that regulates plant photosynthesis - the process that lets plants store solar energy and use it to grow and produce food. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Quake deals heavy blow to Nepal's rich cultural heritage

Quake-prone Nepal: key questions and answers

Scared to stay inside, Nepal quake victims treated in car park

Nepal hospitals overflowing, rural towns cut off: aid groups

Choppers rescue Everest avalanche victims

The creation of Shangri-La

Aftershocks cause more terror as Nepal quake toll tops 2,400


Third Generation Solar Home System introduced to East Africa
Rex Solar, a Dar es Salaam, Tanzania based solar contracting company along with its Partner, Solaric, a US-Bangladesh joint Solar innovations company has introduced a new generation of Solar Home Sy ... more

CEC Evaluation Confirms Excellent Performance Of Vikram Solar Modules
After extensive testing, the California Energy Commission (CEC) recently awarded superior PTC values to Vikram Solar's Eldora series 72-cell polycrystalline PV modules. For example, the 310 Watt (ST ... more

RenXSol installs roof top power plant at KSCA's M Chinnaswamy Stadium
RenXSol Ecotech has announced that the 400 kW roof top power plant at KSCA's M Chinnaswamy Stadium was successfully installed, with successful testing, integration and evacuation to BESCOM grid post ... more
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Schneider Electric connects more than 300 MW to the UK grid in March
Schneider Electric Solar Business is pleased to contribute significantly to the development of solar in the UK by connecting more than 300 MW to the grid in end of March, on top of the 200 MW alread ... more

SEI spins-off Professional Services group to meet industry needs
Solar Energy International (SEI) announced the spin-off of SEI Professional Services LLC, a dedicated business to provide specialized services directly to the solar electric industry. SEI Profession ... more
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Collaboration to Aid the Search for Life on Distant Worlds

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ASU team searching for signs of life in the stars

Virtual Telescope Expands to See Black Holes

UW key player in new NASA coalition to search for life on distant worlds

NASA Goddard Team Sets High Flying Record with Use of GPS


Asheville Solar System Manufacturing Facility Cuts Ribbon
Asheville has added a thermal solar system manufacturer to its list of hot technology companies as Whitestar Energy cut the ribbon Tuesday on its facility just off Tunnel Road. North Carolina Assemb ... more

California PV incentive program has only modest impact on adoption rates
Since 2007, California has had one of the most aggressive incentive programs in the country for putting solar-electric panels on the rooftops of homes and businesses. Its $2.2 billion California Sol ... more

Trina ships 9.9 MW modules for major Panama solar farm
Trina Solar, a global leader in photovoltaic ("PV") modules, solutions, and services, has announced that it has been selected by Solarcentury, a project developer and EPC, to supply around 33,000 of ... more

Sunrun Brings New Jobs To Nevada With Las Vegas Expansion
Sunrun has announced the expansion of the company's presence in Nevada. Sunrun's Las Vegas office and warehouse, which opened in 2014, is expected to add more than 45 new jobs this spring, nearly do ... more

Which type of sustainable rooftop technology is best in cold climates
Sustainable rooftop technologies--including green roofs, white roofs, and solar photovoltaic panels--can provide great environmental benefits, but studies of these technologies often look only at th ... more
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Ascent Solar Technologies supplies power cells for UAS
Ascent Solar Technologies Inc. has begun supplying photovoltaic cells for the solar wings of the Silent Falcon unmanned aerial vehicle of SFUAS technologies. ... more

Trina ships 6.9 MW Trinasmart PV modules to Anesco in UK
Trina Solar Limited has supplied 6.9 MW of Trinasmart PV modules to Anesco's utility-scale/ground-mounted solar farm in the UK that was commissioned in March 2015. The installation incorporate ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Beijing poised to take 'de facto control' of S. China Sea: Philippines

China's island-building to loom large at SE Asia summit

After Iran deal, world looks to jump-start nuclear disarmament

US says learned from N.Korea, Iran nuclear deal 'different'

Pakistan says botched strike highlights dangers of US drone war

US army walks cultural minefield training Ukraine troops

New deadly strikes in Yemen despite rebel demands


Solar Power Network and KLD completes Shizuoka roof top farm


SpaceX invests $90 million in SolarCity solar bonds


Green energy investments worldwide surge 17 percent


Time for political leadership to resolve Renewable Energy Target crisis


GE and Pacifico Energy Partner on a Third Solar Transaction in Japan


Local organization announces second solar installation project in India


Canadian Solar completes acquisition of Recurrent Energy from Sharp


Femto-snapshots of reaction kinetics


Dividend Solar expands accreditation program


Solar Power Network and KLD completes major Shizuoka PV rollout

Chinese scientists mull power station in space

Can perovskites and silicon team up to boost industrial solar cell efficiencies?

Solar Impulse lands in China after 22-hour flight from Myanmar

Solar Impulse departs Myanmar for China

New kind of 'tandem' solar cell developed

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