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September 02, 2015
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Is post-Solyndra climate better for U.S. solar?
Washington (UPI) Aug 28, 2015
Republican pressure after the bankruptcy of solar company Solyndra forced the Department of Energy to change its loan policies, an energy committee chairman said. The federal government is supporting solar development through its SunShot initiative, which aims to make the renewable technology competitive. The program aims to move solar power capacity from less than 1 percent of the national electricity supply to 14 percent by 2030. A shadow was cast over the federal solar program with th ... read more
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Artificial leaf harnesses sunlight for efficient fuel production
Generating and storing renewable energy, such as solar or wind power, is a key barrier to a clean-energy economy. When the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP) was established at Caltec ... more
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Researchers efficiently charge a lithium-ion battery with solar cell
Consumers aren't embracing electric cars and trucks, partly due to the dearth of charging stations required to keep them moving. Even the conservation-minded are hesitant to go electric in some stat ... more
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Another milestone in hybrid artificial photosynthesis
A team of researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) developing a bioinorganic hybrid approach to artificial photosynthesis have achiev ... more
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Interior Department Approves 485-Megawatt Blythe Mesa Solar Project in California
As part of President Obama's Climate Action Plan to reduce carbon pollution, create jobs and move our economy toward clean energy sources, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell has announced t ... more


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Obama makes case for renewable energy
US President Barack Obama made a full-throated defense of renewable energy Monday, hitting coal-championing critics as free market hypocrites. ... more
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Victoria's Renewable Energy Roadmap charts the way to new jobs and a modern economy
Victoria's Renewable Energy Roadmap will stand the state in good stead to create new jobs, modernise its electricity sector and take full advantage of the coming energy storage revolution, the Clean ... more
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Indian PM offers solar power to Pacific island nations
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday offered to illuminate thousands of homes in Pacific island nations with solar power in a bid to help them combat climate change and natural disasters. ... more
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Solar cell efficiency could double with novel 'green' antenna
The use of solar energy in the U.S. is growing, but panels on rooftops are still a rare sight. They cost thousands of dollars, and homeowners don't recoup costs for years even in the sunniest or bes ... more
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CEC announces First-Mover Entry into New York Community Solar Market
Clean Energy Collective (CEC) has announced it is taking the lead in offering New York ratepayers the ability to participate in solar generation through community shared solar projects. Development ... more
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EvoEnergy to install one of the UK's largest rooftop solar arrays
Lyreco has appointed EvoEnergy to install a 3.8 MWp solar array at its 15-acre distribution centre in Telford - a project which, once complete, will be one of the five largest rooftop PV systems in ... more
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Photon Energy opens 99 kW solar plant, expanding to 347 KW
Photon Energy Australia has installed and commissioned a 99 kW solar power plant in Sydney's Macquarie Park. The rooftop power plant was installed during a general renovation of the building, contri ... more
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Milbank raises over $200M to finance new Chilean Solar Project
In its latest renewable energy financing in Latin America, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy LLP represented the banks providing approximately $205 million to finance the Conejo Solar photovoltaic p ... more
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Charge transport in hybrid silicon solar cells
The system they investigated is based on conventional n-type silicon wafers coated with the highly conductive polymer mixture PEDOT:PSS and displays a power conversion efficiency of about 14 %. This ... more
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Challenge to classic theory of 'organic' solar cells could improve efficiency
New research findings contradict a fundamental assumption about the functioning of "organic" solar cells made of low-cost plastics, suggesting a new strategy for creating inexpensive solar technolog ... more
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Google can tell you if solar roof panels will pay off
Google has got a good look at your roof, and can tell you if it is worth the investment to install solar energy panels. ... more
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U.S. solar costs down, but so too are incentives
While the cost of installing solar power in the United States has dropped, a federal report finds savings are offset in part by a decline in incentives. ... more
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Comet's firework display ahead of perihelion
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CEC launches community solar software platform for utilities
Clean Energy Collective and southern Colorado electric utility Black Hills Energy have announced their plans to bring the first roofless community solar facility to Pueblo, Colo. and the surrounding ... more
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PV Energy to provide Antigua and Barbuda with clean solar power
The Government of Antigua and Barbuda (GOAB) and PV Energy Limited are taking a major step towards environmental sustainability to create affordable and sustainable clean energy solutions across the ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US Iran's 'No.1 enemy' despite nuclear deal: cleric

France submits Rafale purchase proposal to Malaysia

N.Korea would have 'no chance' in a conflict with South: US

NATO activates six command units on eastern flank with Russia

Next-gen electronic jammer passes early milestone

Thales securing Oman's airports

Taiwan politician Lien meets Xi, defying Taipei

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SkyPower wins 200 MW PV project in Telangana, India

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SunShare Flips the Switch on Colorado Spring's Largest Solar Garden

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New design brings world's first solar battery to performance milestone

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Butterflies heat up the field of solar research

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DuPont PV work with CRES to boost reliability and risk management

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Ultra fast UV imaging unlocks plasma modification of polymer films

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New Intecto Integrated PV Roof Tile From Romag

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UK Solar provider Euro Energy selects Enphase Energy as tech partner

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Butterfly pose helps solar panels boost efficiency

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