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November 19, 2012
Survey: California schools going solar
Los Angeles (UPI) Nov 16, 2012
A survey of California schools found nearly 200 solar projects installed on campuses, leading the way to the state's solar future, environmentalists say. A report by Environment California said the solar installations, averaging more the 300 kilowatts in capacity, generate electrical power to save costs while helping educate students about the importance of renewables. "California school districts are adding a fourth "r" to the building blocks of education: reading, 'riting, 'rithmetic a ... read more

Japan market entry made easy with ABC Solar Japan
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Solar vehicles in Chile race across world's driest desert
Fifteen solar panel vehicles, some that look like small space ships, raced across Chile's Atacama desert Friday as part of a contest to build low-cost environmentally-friendly cars. ... more

Balfour Beatty Communities and SolarCity Team Up
Balfour Beatty Communities and SolarCity have announced plans to provide up to 4,700 military homes with solar energy systems at Balfour Beatty-managed residential communities on Fort Bliss, Texas, ... more

Solar Energy Industry Convenes at PV America East 2013
Registration is now open for PV America East 2013 being held Tuesday, February 5 through Thursday, February 7, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pa. PV America East offers a forum for the U.S. solar photovoltai ... more


2012 National Solar Jobs Census Finds Installers Leading the Way
The Solar Foundation (TSF), an independent nonprofit solar education and research organization, has released the full version of its third annual National Solar Jobs Census at the Interstate Renewab ... more


Hawaii Tax Proposal Would Slam the Brakes on Solar Energy and Jobs
Today, Governor Neil Abercrombie announced a drastic, potentially devastating cut to the Hawai`i's successful tax credit for solar energy. The proposal would reduce by approximately 50 percent the t ... more
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Midwestern Solar Icon Moves into Solar
Frederic Roofing has announced the launch of its new solar division with the installation of two solar projects for AJ Adhesives, a national industrial adhesives manufacturer and distributor that se ... more

ET Solar PV System Weathers Hurricane Sandy
While 75+ mph winds and torrential rain from Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc and caused significant property damage throughout the Northeast, two major commercial solar systems installed in Harleysvil ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Global carbon pricing off menu at Paris climate talks

Doubling numbers on HIV drugs could 'break' epidemic: UN

World's biggest clone factory raises fears in China

Almost all donated organs unused in China: report

New York forest land may be peaking

When did the Andes mountains form

Better catalysts will remove carcinogenic chlorine compounds from water


Eclipsall Solar PV Panels Featured on Three Municipal Buildings
The City of Toronto will receive three photovoltaic (PV) systems engineered by Carmanah Technologies that will feature locally manufactured Eclipsall solar modules. In all, the three properties will ... more

Peru solar power program makes headway
Peru's solar power production received a boost with the commissioning of the first of two projects in a $210 million partnership involving a U.S. private equity investment firm, a regional bank and Spanish plant providers. ... more

The race is on in 2nd Atacama solar challenge
Fifteen solar cars from Chile, Argentina, Venezuela and India set off Thursday on a 1,300-kilometer (800-mile) race through the uber-dry Atacama Desert in the second Atacama Solar Challenge. ... more
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New Rule Could Reenergize Clean-Energy In New Jersey
The federal government's big-picture approach to power transmission could help New Jersey recharge its own aggressive programs to develop solar power and other forms of renewable energy, said Roy M. ... more

Australia scraps Solar Dawn project
Australia's $1.3 billion massive Solar Dawn solar thermal project has been canceled. ... more
Space News from
Earth's magnetic field is not about to flip

Mars to lose its largest moon, Phobos, but gain a ring

Raytheon moves forward with Multi-Object Kill Vehicle program

NASA study suggests carbon content of temperate forests overestimated

Rocket launch demonstrates new capability for testing technologies

Developing new standards of drone operations

Operation IceBridge Completes Twin Polar Campaigns


Bosch quits international solar energy project
German automotive parts specialist Bosch said on Tuesday it was pulling out of an ambitious multi-national project to build giant solar power stations in North Africa and the Middle East. ... more

Using rust and water to store solar energy as hydrogen
How can solar energy be stored so that it can be available any time, day or night, when the sun shining or not? EPFL scientists are developing a technology that can transform light energy into a cle ... more

A Better Route to Xylan
After cellulose, xylan is the most abundant biomass material on Earth, and therefore represents an enormous potential source of stored solar energy for the production of advance biofuels. A major ro ... more
14,000 Jobs Possible from Military Biofuels Initiative

Airbus, EADS and ENN make a push for new generation aviation fuels

A Better Route to Xylan

Britain says no calculators for math tests

Off to the Future with a new Soccer Robot

Flying rescue robot can avoid obstacles

AREVA deploys its industrial plan to produce a 100 percent French wind power technology

Gannets could be affected by offshore energy developments

Scotland approves 85MW Highlands wind farm

New blow as Toyota recalls 2.77 mn vehicles globally

Expert's report on economic and environmental advantages of High Capacity Vehicles

Japan car sales in China fall 59.4% in October: group


EU probes subsidies for Chinese solar panel makers
The European Commission opened a fresh probe into Chinese solar panel makers on Thursday, raising the heat in the latest tit-for-tat dispute between China and its Western trading partners. ... more

Church of the Resurrection Benefits from Solar Energy
Solis Partners has announced that it recently installed a 125-kilowatt ground-mounted solar array for the Church of the Resurrection in the Burlington County township of Delran, N.J. This project ma ... more

Stadiums increase renewable energy use
Green is more than a team color for the Philadelphia Eagles. By the end of the year the team's stadium, Lincoln Financial Field, will generate enough energy from 14 wind turbines and 11,000 solar panels to power every home game. ... more

Tecta Solar Completes Solar Photovoltaic Installations at Palmer Technology Center
Tecta Solar, a division of Tecta America Corp., recently completed the installation of 533 kWp of solar photovoltaics for the Palmer Technology Center in Three Rivers, Mass. The roof-mounted project ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
India test fires ship-based nuclear-capable missile

Iran nuclear deal to enter into force early January: deputy FM

Hague court begins hearing into South China Sea row

N. Korea slams South's live-fire drill

NATO head urges 'calm, de-escalation' after Russian plane downed

A Tornado With Rockets: New Russian Launch Vehicles Get Guided Missiles

Russia Develops New Tactical Missiles for Iskander-M System


The Solar Foundation Reports 13% Growth in U.S. Solar Jobs


Woehner USA launches busbar mounted fuse holder for photovoltaic applications


DNV unveils its SUNdy floating solar field concept


GeoGenix Installs Solar PV System For Trans World Marketing


Ben-Gurion University develops side-illuminated ultra-efficient solar cell designs


Silicon Energy Powers Municipal Buildings in Lindstrom


Solar panels doubling as ship sails eyed


Pacific's Tokelau in world first solar switch


China files solar WTO complaint


China files WTO complaint against EU over green energy: source

China probes EU solar imports

Stanford scientists build the first all-carbon solar cell

Scientists demonstrate high-efficiency quantum dot solar cells

Next-generation antireflection coatings could improve solar photovoltaic cell efficiency

Tokelau achieves renewable power

Solar power said viable in snowy regions

Seven Worthington Schools to Receive Free Solar Power

Centrosolar Scales Up Distribution and Delivery of Solar in the US

Hanwha Group Launches Hanwha Q.CELLS

ATK Selected to Develop MegaFlex Solar Array Structure

ABC SOLAR To Develop FIT Power Generation Plants In Japan; Inks MOU With European Firms

Panasonic and Macerich Form Strategic Renewable Energy Partnership

Solar Project To Support Disaster-Affected Families In Ofunato

Stanford researchers use solar power to study elephants in Africa

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