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November 27, 2012
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Funneling the sun's energy
Boston MA (SPX) Nov 27, 2012
The quest to harness a broader spectrum of sunlight's energy to produce electricity has taken a radically new turn, with the proposal of a "solar energy funnel" that takes advantage of materials under elastic strain. "We're trying to use elastic strains to produce unprecedented properties," says Ju Li, an MIT professor and corresponding author of a paper describing the new solar-funnel concept that was published this week in the journal Nature Photonics. In this case, the "funnel" is a metap ... read more

Japan market entry made easy with ABC Solar Japan
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Renewable energy could power Australia
Australia could be powered almost entirely by renewable energy in coming decades, says a new report. ... more
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Rice unveils super-efficient solar-energy technology
Rice University scientists have unveiled a revolutionary new technology that uses nanoparticles to convert solar energy directly into steam. The new "solar steam" method from Rice's Laboratory for N ... more
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New American Chemical Society video series shines a light on transparent solar cells
The American Chemical Society (ACS) has launched a new video series that highlights New American Chemical Society video series shines a light on transparent solar cells-making research from the soci ... more
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Continuation of Arenales solar power plant project secured
The Arenales solar power plant project can be continued. Yesterday, Solar Millennium AG's 26 per cent stake in the project company for the Spanish solar power plant was transferred to the new owner. ... more


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Major advance in using sunlight to produce steam without boiling water
Scientists today are describing a revolutionary new way to use sunlight to produce steam and other vapors without heating an entire container of fluid to the boiling point. The advance, reported in ... more
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PROINSO donates PV products for PV-diesel hybrid energy system
The multinational company PROINSO has donated 10kWp solar modules and a 10kW hybrid inverter INGECON Hybrid donated by the company Ingeteam, for a PV-diesel hybrid energy system to be installed at t ... more
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Silicon Energy Announces Next Gen Solar Photovoltaics
Silicon Energy, an innovative manufacturer of world-class solar photovoltaic (PV) modules, headquartered in Marysville, Washington is announcing the release of its Next Generation Cascade Series PV ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Nutrient-rich forests absorb more carbon

Plugging an ozone hole

Faithful allies since the Cretaceous

Pioneering findings on the dual role of carbon dioxide in photosynthesis

Study finds recent wolf-dog hybridization in Caucasus region

Neanderthals and Cro-magnons did not coincide on the Iberian Peninsula

Greenland ice cores show industrial record of acid rain, success of US Clean Air Act

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Trina Solar offers certified Building Integrated PV solutions for residential and commercial roofs
Trina Solar Limited (TSL) now offers Building-Integrated PV solutions (BIPV) for residential and commercial roofs. These solutions have obtained specific certifications from the CSTB (Centre Scienti ... more
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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
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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
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Romania to produce more solar than nuclear power in 2016
Solar power will eclipse nuclear energy in 2016 in Romania if investment in photovoltaic plants continues at the current pace, official figures released on Monday showed. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
SpaceX Launch of NASA Cargo to Space Station Set for Friday, Spacewalk Wednesday

Russian Rockets used by the US

Astronomers: 'Tilt-a-worlds' could harbor life

Unexpected Teleconnections in Noctilucent Clouds

NASA Signs Agreement with SpaceX for Use of Historic Launch Pad

NASA Astronauts Will Breathe Easier With New Oxygen Recovery Systems

First radar vision for Copernicus

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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
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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
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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
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Algae Biomass Organization hails new UCSD study showing saltwater algae viable for biofuels

Algae can draw energy from other plants

Engineering plants for biofuels


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Study of risks to humankind proposed

Robotic Fish Research Swims into New Ethorobotics Waters

Toshiba unveils dog-like robot for Fukushima plant


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Britain: Higher energy bills 'reasonable'

Areva commits to Scotland turbine plant

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


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Chinese-Israeli car's debut planned for March

Fiat touts Italian style in China car challenge

China car market to grow 8% annually: McKinsey

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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
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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
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Survey: California schools going solar
A survey of California schools found nearly 200 solar projects installed on campuses, leading the way to the state's solar future, environmentalists say. ... more
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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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Russia should be ready for non-contact war

China's maritime area being carved up

Foes flex muscles in east Ukraine as NATO beefs up forces

Syria at 'critical moment', China tells opposition chief

Pakistani Taliban refuse to extend ceasefire, will continue talks

Lockheed to continue torpedo maintenance

US missile cruiser headed back to port after fire

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The race is on in 2nd Atacama solar challenge

ENERGY NEWS

New Rule Could Reenergize Clean-Energy In New Jersey

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Australia scraps Solar Dawn project

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Bosch quits international solar energy project

ENERGY TECH

Using rust and water to store solar energy as hydrogen

BIO FUEL

A Better Route to Xylan

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EU probes subsidies for Chinese solar panel makers

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Church of the Resurrection Benefits from Solar Energy

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Stadiums increase renewable energy use

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Tecta Solar Completes Solar Photovoltaic Installations at Palmer Technology Center

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

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