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December 04, 2012
The Future Looks Bright: ONR, Marines Eye Solar Energy
Arlington, VA (SPX) Dec 04, 2012
The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is looking to the sun for energy in an effort to help Marines do away with diesel-guzzling generators now used in combat outposts. The Renewable Sustainable Expeditionary Power (RSEP) program seeks to create a transportable renewable hybrid system that can provide Marines with electricity for a 15-day mission without relying on fuel resupply convoys that often become targets for adversaries. "This program takes on a number of power-related challenges and ultimate ... read more

Japan market entry made easy with ABC Solar Japan
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Emerging Markets Predicted to Bring Stability to Solar Industry
Emerging markets are forecast to help bring stability to ailing solar industry, with up to 12 gigawatts (GW) of new photovoltaic (PV) capacity added in 2017 up from just 1.6 GW in 2012, according to ... more

Upsolar Modules Earn High Marks for Long-Term Performance
Upsolar has announced its product portfolio demonstrated exceptional resistance to potential induced degradation (PID) according to specifications set forth by the International Electrotechnical Com ... more

The Installed Price of PV Systems in the U.S. Continues to Decline at a Rapid Pace
The installed price of solar photovoltaic (PV) power systems in the United States fell substantially in 2011 and through the first half of 2012, according to the latest edition of Tracking the Sun, ... more


Tiny algae shed light on photosynthesis as a dynamic property
One of the first chemical reactions children learn is the recipe for photosynthesis, combining carbon dioxide, water and solar energy to produce organic compounds. Many of the world's most important ... more


Aerospace Museum of California solar installation
Motech Americas has announced the completion of a large solar PV project by Pacific Power Renewables that is now providing all the energy needs for the Aerospace Museum of California in McClellan, C ... more
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Funneling the sun's energy
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 und ... more

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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River turbines turn Austria's Danube from blue to green

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2 dead in Aust bushfire; Peru shakes; Pacific Sandra strengthens

Peatland Code could save more than 200 million tons of carbon dioxide

Pope warns poverty fuels conflict on landmark Africa trip

France to deploy 11,000 police for climate summit


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

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

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

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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MUSE observations enable prediction of once-in-a-lifetime supernova replay

Who owns space? US asteroid-mining act is dangerous and potentially illegal

Neptune-size exoplanet around a red dwarf star

Moscow extends Russian Cosmodrome program for one year

Volcanic rocks hold clues to Earth's interior

'Shrinking bull's-eye' data algorithm crunches days into hours

Scientists get first glimpse of black hole eating star, ejecting high-speed flare


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

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

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
Garbage bug may help lower the cost of biofuel

Tiny algae shed light on photosynthesis as a dynamic property

Algae held captive and genes stolen in crime of evolution

Robot buddy to keep Japan astronaut company

Engineering professor looks to whirligig beetle for bio inspired robots

Study of risks to humankind proposed

US Navy, DoD, Developer Announce Wind Farm Agreement

Britain: Higher energy bills 'reasonable'

Areva commits to Scotland turbine plant

Smith Electric Vehicles to Open Manufacturing Facility in Chicago

Volvo eyes 'no-death' goal in its new cars by 2020

Russia demands answers after 190 km traffic jam


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

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

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

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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Poland wants NATO-Russia deal scrapped: minister

Under junta rule, Thailand pivots towards China

Reality check for Putin after Turkey shoots down plane

Chinese, Lao leaders mark successful launch of communication satellite

US Engine Dilemma: No Space Without Moscow

Japan rocket launches its first commercial satellite

China's scientific satellites to enter uncharted territory


Solar Energy Industry Convenes at PV America East 2013


Solar vehicles in Chile race across world's driest desert


Peru solar power program makes headway


2012 National Solar Jobs Census Finds Installers Leading the Way


Survey: California schools going solar


Balfour Beatty Communities and SolarCity Team Up


The race is on in 2nd Atacama solar challenge


New Rule Could Reenergize Clean-Energy In New Jersey


Australia scraps Solar Dawn project


Bosch quits international solar energy project

Using rust and water to store solar energy as hydrogen

A Better Route to Xylan

EU probes subsidies for Chinese solar panel makers

Church of the Resurrection Benefits from Solar Energy

Stadiums increase renewable energy use

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

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