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December 06, 2012
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German's solar ovens make sunbaked tortillas in Mexico
El Sauz, Mexico (AFP) Dec 05, 2012
Under a blazing sun in Mexico's central mountain range, a clutch of large dish-shaped solar panels suck up the light and beam the heat into a kitchen, cooking tortillas. Forget coal, gas or electric ovens. German entrepreneur Gregor Schapers designed and installed giant circular solar panels in the small town of El Sauz to show that the sun's rays can cook up a storm too. Schapers, who has lived in this town 180 kilometers (110 miles) north of Mexico City since 2003, hopes that this environmenta ... read more

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British firm to build 'Africa's biggest solar plant'
British renewable energy firm Blue Energy announced Tuesday that it will build a giant solar power plant in Ghana which it claimed will become the biggest in Africa. ... more
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The Future Looks Bright: ONR, Marines Eye Solar Energy
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 Expedi ... more
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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
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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


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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
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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
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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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Sierra Nevada freshwater runoff could drop 26 percent by 2100

Zooming in for a safe flight

Likely near-simultaneous earthquakes complicate seismic hazard planning for Italy

Experts defend operational earthquake forecasting, counter critiques

Hong Kong activists in fightback after China vote decision

Fukushima workers to sue TEPCO for danger pay

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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
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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
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Japan space agency unveils asteroid hunting probe

Opportunity Flash-Memory Reformat Planned

Chilly end for geckos sent into space by Russia

Why sibling stars look alike: Early, fast mixing in star-birth clouds

Astrophysicists Report Radioactive Cobalt in Supernova Explosion

How might El Nino affect wildfires in California?

Radio telescopes settle controversy over distance to Pleiades

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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
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Plastic packaging industry is moving towards completely bio-based products

Gases from Grasses

Garbage bug may help lower the cost of biofuel


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Squirrels and Birds Inspire Researchers to Create Deceptive Robots

Engineering professor looks to whirligig beetle for bio inspired robots

Robot buddy to keep Japan astronaut company


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Brazil advances wind power development

US Navy, DoD, Developer Announce Wind Farm Agreement

Britain: Higher energy bills 'reasonable'


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

Russia demands answers after 190 km traffic jam

Smith Electric Vehicles to Open Manufacturing Facility in Chicago

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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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
'Up to 15,000 Russian soldiers' sent to Ukraine, say rights groups

UN Human Rights Council to send mission to Iraq to probe IS crimes

Kiev warns of 'great war' with Russia as its forces retreat

Australia PM says 'extreme force' justified against IS

Merkel says arms aid for Iraqi Kurds also defends Europe

Philippines foils 'anti-China' bombing plot: govt

Pakistan anti-PM protesters storm state TV

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Romania to produce more solar than nuclear power in 2016

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ET Solar PV System Weathers Hurricane Sandy

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Solar Energy Industry Convenes at PV America East 2013

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Solar vehicles in Chile race across world's driest desert

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Peru solar power program makes headway

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2012 National Solar Jobs Census Finds Installers Leading the Way

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Survey: California schools going solar

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Balfour Beatty Communities and SolarCity Team Up

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The race is on in 2nd Atacama solar challenge

ENERGY NEWS

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

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