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December 11, 2012
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Wind, solar power paired with storage could be cost-effective way to power grid
Newark DE (SPX) Dec 11, 2012
Renewable energy could fully power a large electric grid 99.9 percent of the time by 2030 at costs comparable to today's electricity expenses, according to new research by the University of Delaware and Delaware Technical Community College. A well-designed combination of wind power, solar power and storage in batteries and fuel cells would nearly always exceed electricity demands while keeping costs low, the scientists found. "These results break the conventional wisdom that renewable energy is to ... read more

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Emerson's Ovation technology to help optimize dispatch at solar operation in California
Emerson Process Management has been selected to apply its Ovation control and SCADA technology for the Catalina Solar and Pacific Wind renewable energy projects. The contract was awarded by global e ... more
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Verengo Solar Top 100 "Hire Power" Job Creators
Verengo Solar has announced it has been named to the Inaugural Inc. magazine Hire Power Awards list of honorees. The list recognizes private companies which have created the most America-based jobs ... more
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Building Integrated Solar PV Installation for Halifax Office Tower
Eclipsall and Ferguson-Neudorf Glass have announced that the two companies are collaborating on the manufacture of building-integrated PV (BIPV) modules for the 22 storey TD Halifax Tower in Halifax ... more
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Mitsui Orders 14MW of Solar Frontier CIS Modules for Four Projects Across Japan
Solar Frontier has received orders from Mitsui and Co., Ltd., and its partners for 92,000 CIS thin-film modules for use in utility-scale solar projects throughout Japan. Totalling 14.1 MW, these CIS ... more


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Crystalline Silicon Solar Module Pricing Declines Again as European Demand Falls
Average pricing in October for crystalline silicon (c-Si) photovoltaic (PV) modules declined in nearly all worldwide regions because of weak demand in Germany, according to the IHS PV Module Price T ... more
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Hanwha SolarOne Signs South Africa's Largest Ever Solar Deal
Hanwha SolarOne has announced an agreement with developers Cobra, Gransolar and Kensani to supply 155 MW of solar modules for two projects in South Africa. In the largest ever solar module deal for ... more
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Japan researchers invent solar-cell fabric
Clothes that could literally light up your life were unveiled Tuesday by Japanese researchers who said their solar-cell fabric would eventually let wearers harvest energy on the go. ... more
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12 Nepalese guides killed in worst-ever Everest accident

Thousands evacuated near Peru volcano

Illegal logging widespread in Peru, says study

Japan to redesign Antarctic whale hunt after UN court ruling

NASA Highlights Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission at Local Fair

S.Africa, Mozambique reach deal to fight rhino poaching

Sub dives deeper in hunt for missing MH370

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Flexible solar cells could be in clothing
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. ... 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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Xi urges China to build up joint space and air power

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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
BIO FUEL

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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Philippines gives green-light to electric tricycles

Apple Maps glitch could be deadly: Australian police

Japanese car sales in China rocket 72% in November

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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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Russia to 'boost military presence' on disputed Kurils

Rouhani says Iran bears no hostility to the world

F-35 in first international flight

US to send 'non-lethal' military aid to Ukraine: Hagel

ISS to Beam Video via Laser Back to Earth

US settlement reached to sell Iran-owned skyscraper in New York

Iraq policeman dies shielding recruits, attacks kill 21

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New American Chemical Society video series shines a light on transparent solar cells

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Continuation of Arenales solar power plant project secured

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Major advance in using sunlight to produce steam without boiling water

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PROINSO donates PV products for PV-diesel hybrid energy system

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Silicon Energy Announces Next Gen Solar Photovoltaics

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Trina Solar offers certified Building Integrated PV solutions for residential and commercial roofs

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Hawaii Tax Proposal Would Slam the Brakes on Solar Energy and Jobs

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Midwestern Solar Icon Moves into Solar

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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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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

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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

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