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December 07, 2012
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Flexible solar cells could be in clothing
University Park, Pa. (UPI) Dec 6, 2012
The day may come when the shirt on your back can charge your cellphone, say U.S. researchers who've helped developed flexible, foldable solar cells. Scientists at Penn State, who worked with international colleagues, said the silicon-based optical fiber with solar-cell capabilities can be made to almost any length and paves the way for flexible, curved or twisted solar fabrics. The team worked to overcome the challenge of merging optical fibers with silicon-based integrated circuits foun ... read more

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German's solar ovens make sunbaked tortillas in Mexico
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. ... 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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What agricultural 'ecosystems on steroids' are doing to the air

Geologists Shed Light on Formation of Alaska Range

From hurricanes to drought, LatAm's volatile climate

Volcano erupts in Cape Verde

Flooding fears mount in snowed-in area of New York state

Himalaya tectonic dam with a discharge

Seychelles poachers go nutty for erotic shaped seed

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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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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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Sun's rotating 'magnet' pulls lightning towards UK

NASA's SMAP May Clarify Link from Wet Soil to Weather

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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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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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Swimming robot crosses Pacific Ocean

Robot buddy to keep Japan astronaut company

Squirrels and Birds Inspire Researchers to Create Deceptive Robots


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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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GM says China car sales on track for record 2012

Work on automatic control of driverless vehicles through intersections receives recognition

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

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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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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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Signs N.Korea preparing bomb material amid nuclear test threats

China's Xi wraps up Pacific talks with Fiji aid boost

Sudan rebels claim raids on Blue Nile army bases

China defence minister brushes off fears over military growth

World powers discuss extending Iran deal deadline

Albania opens Hoxha's top secret Cold War nuclear bunker to public

Lockheed advancing technologies for U.S. Navy

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Eclipsall Solar PV Panels Featured on Three Municipal Buildings

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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

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

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