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January 26, 2015
The path to artificial photosynthesis
Berlin, Germany (SPX) Jan 26, 2015
Through their work, Professor Emad Aziz, head of the HZB Institute "Methods for Material Development", Professor Leone Spiccia from Monash University and their teams have taken an important leap forward in understanding photosynthesis - the method green plants use to obtain energy - in artificial systems. These findings of the team have been published in the journal ChemSUSChem (DOI: DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201403219) and recently in the renowned Royal Society of Chemistry's Journal of Materials Chemist ... read more
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HelioSage and Gulf Power Announce 120 Megawatts of Solar in Florida
HelioSage Energy and Gulf Power Company have announced the development of three large-scale solar projects across Northwest Florida totaling 120 megawatts (MW). Gulf Power and HelioSage have p ... more

SunEdison Applauds Governor Cuomo's Support For Solar In New York
SunEdison applauds New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's 2015 Opportunity Agenda, and in particular his continued support for the development of a homegrown solar industry in New York state. The Governor ... more

Forever 21 powers-up LA County's largest single-rooftop solar system
With the flip of a switch, PermaCity Solar and American fashion retailer Forever 21, powered-up a massive 5.1-megawatt (DC) high efficiency SunPower solar power system, crowning the construction pro ... more


Duke Energy to build 13-megawatt solar facility at Camp Lejeune
A partnership between Duke Energy, the Department of the Navy and the U.S. Marine Corps will lead to a 13-megawatt (AC) solar facility being built at the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in Onslow Cou ... more


US duties on solar products will cause 'serious harm': China
A US trade panel's move to impose import duties on solar products made in China and Taiwan will cause "serious harm", Beijing said Thursday, warning of the decision's global repercussions. ... more
Military Radar Summit 2015
Small Modular Reactors - USA - 2015
Nuclear Decommissioning Conference Europe May 2015

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Oil-price slows diffusion of solar-diesel-hybrid systems in the mining industry
Many mining operations in remote locations are not connected to the grid and rely on electricity from diesel gensets. Electricity generation from diesel is traditionally exceptionally expensive, whi ... more

US panel clears way for duties on Chinese solar products
A US trade panel on Wednesday cleared the way for import duties on certain solar cell products made in China and Taiwan, saying they were hurting the US solar industry. ... more
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PROINSO supplies in Barbados a PV-DIESEL hybrid system
PROINSO has recently delivered a PV Diesel Hybrid System for an installation in St. Lucy, Barbados, which combine PV panels and a diesel generator as a backup power source. The material supplied by ... more

Abu Dhabi fund offers $57 mn loans for clean energy
An Abu Dhabi fund said Sunday that it will provide $57 million worth of concessional loans for clean energy projects in five developing countries. ... more

Hanwha powers up self-funded 24MW PV Japan plant
Hanwha Q CELLS Japan has announced the completion and grid connection of the 24 MW "Hanwha Solar Power Kitsuki" PV power plant in Kitsuki, Oita prefecture in south-western Japan. The company h ... more
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ADB backs India's solar power ambitions
The Asian Development Bank said Wednesday it was extending loans of up to $100 million to help India develop a solar power sector. ... more

UAE says falling oil prices will not impact clean energy
The United Arab Emirates on Monday downplayed fears that the fall in oil prices could negatively impact the development of renewable energy projects. ... more
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Planetary Society announces test flight for LightSail

Stardust shows gold and uranium alchemy in stars less than expected

New laser could upgrade the images in tomorrow's technology

NASA craft set to beam home close-ups of Pluto

Microsoft HoloLens goggles captivate with holograms


Glass for battery electrodes
For some time now, energy experts have been adamant that we will need much more clean energy in the future if we are to replace fossil fuel sources and reduce CO2 emissions. For example, electric ca ... more

Imec Demonstrates n-PERT Solar Cell with a Record 22 Percent Efficiency
Nano-electronics research center imec has announced that it has improved its large area n-type PERT (passivated emitter, rear totally diffused) crystalline silicon (Si) solar cell on 6" commercially ... more

Schneider Electric launches Conext Insight
Schneider Electric Solar Business, a global leader in solutions for the solar power conversion chain, is pleased to announce the launch of Conext Insight, a remote monitoring and asset management pl ... more

Perovskites provide big boost to silicon solar cells
Stacking perovskites onto a conventional silicon solar cell dramatically improves the overall efficiency of the cell, according to a new study led by Stanford University scientists. The researchers ... more

Better solar panels and printed electronics with new material discovery
University of Melbourne researchers say their discovery of the highly sought-after 'nematic liquid crystals' can now lead to vastly improved organic solar cell performance. Lead author Dr Davi ... more

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Solar cell polymers with multiplied electrical output
One challenge in improving the efficiency of solar cells is that some of the absorbed light energy is lost as heat. So scientists have been looking to design materials that can convert more of that ... more

Company offers aerial imagery services to solar operators
Current methods of fault and anomaly detection in solar arrays are time consuming and resource intensive. ASSIST Aviation Solutions recently introduced an innovative new survey technique on the east ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Obama, Modi break nuclear impasse, hail new 'friendship'

Davos elites warned about catastrophic cyberattacks

Iran lawmakers drafting law on nuclear enrichment hike

Politics Won't Get in Way of Russia, US Nuclear Cooperation Through 2015

Iraq PM says retaking Mosul from IS 'can be done'

Dancer recalls "perfectionism that allows no mistakes"

New US sanctions would 'unravel' Iran nuclear deal: Zarif


GraphExeter defies the Achilles heel of 'wonder material' graphene


India gets $4 billion solar energy promise


SAfrica awards solar thermal power project to consortium


Geronimo Energy Fulfills Community Solar Garden Subscriptions


Sunrun and Investec Close Financing for US Residential Solar Projects


JA Solar ships over 100MW of PV panels across UK in 2014


Canadian Solar completes sale of Sparklelight plant to Bluearth


HKUST develops nanobowl concentrator for organic PVs


EU risks China solar power row flare-up


SunEdison and TerraForm Power secure financing for renewable projects

Duke Energy acquires Halifax Solar Project in Eastern North Carolina

PSEG Solar Source to acquire Maryland Solar Project from juwi

KDC Solar and CentraState Medical Cut Ribbon on Solar Power System

Kyocera and Century Tokyo Leasing to Develop Floating Solar Power Plant

Solar And Wind Provide Over 70% Of New US Capacity In Nov 2014

Kyocera and CTL Plan 13MW Floating Solar Plant On Chiba Dam

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