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January 03, 2013
SolarX Energy Introduces its 'Next Generation' Hybrid Solar Energy System
New York NY (SPX) Jan 03, 2013
SolarX Energy has launched its much anticipated SolarX Hybrid - a total solar energy solution expected to raise the bar on solar-generated clean energy by coupling thermal (hot water) production output of over 100,000 BTUs per day with electrical power production of up to 1.0 kilowatt per day. The new system combines the features of the company's patented SolarX-164 parabolic solar thermal collector with peripherally mounted photovoltaic (PV) panels, which generate electrical power by instantaneou ... read more

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JinkoSolar to Jointly Invest and Develop 200 MW PV Project with Jinchuan Group in Gansu Province
JinkoSolar has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Jinchuan Group Co., Ltd. ("Jinchuan Group"), a Chinese state-owned enterprise, to jointly invest and develop a 200 MW photovoltaic ("PV") ... more

Alexander and Baldwin And KIUC Announce Completion Of Port Allen Solar Facility On Kaua'i
Alexander and Baldwin, Inc. and Kaua'i Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) have jointly announced the completion of construction of A and B's 6-megawatt solar PV (photo-voltaic) facility at Port Allen ... more

China Sunergy Begins Manufacturing in Turkey
China Sunergy has set up a new manufacturing facility in Istanbul, Turkey with local partner SEUL Energy, a solar project developer and installer in Turkey. In September, the two companies sig ... more


AE-AMD Renewable Energy And Tenesol Begin Work On Two Solar Projects In South Africa
AE-AMD Renewable Energy, a joint venture between AMDA energia, Alt-E Technologies, and Tenesol have announced plans for two South African ground-mounted solar power projects totaling 33 megawatts (M ... more


Yingli Green Energy's PANDA Module Ranks No. 2 in TUV Rheinland Energy Yield Test
Yingli Green Energy reports that its PANDA module achieved great performance in the "TUV Rheinland 2011 Energy Yield Test", ranking the second best among all fourteen modules from eleven PV manufact ... more
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Yingli Green Energy Powers Tibetan Families with off-grid PV Systems
Yingli Green Energy Holding Company reports that its wholly-owned subsidiary Yingli China has partnered with Longyuan (Tibet) New Energy Company Limited ("Longyuan") to supply 22,209 sets of off-gri ... more

Yingli Green Energy's Multicrystalline PV Module Passes TUV SUD's PID Test
Yingli Green Energy reports that its multicrystalline PV modules passed the Potential Induced Degradation ("PID") test conducted by TUV SUD. The PID test was conducted under stringent conditions of ... more
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Global carbon pricing off menu at Paris climate talks

Doubling numbers on HIV drugs could 'break' epidemic: UN

World's biggest clone factory raises fears in China

Almost all donated organs unused in China: report

New York forest land may be peaking

When did the Andes mountains form

Better catalysts will remove carcinogenic chlorine compounds from water


First CIGS Solar Cells from the CIGS Facility of Solliance Show 13.85% Efficiency
At the new Cu-In-Ga-Se (CIGS) facility of the Solliance collaboration platform in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, first CIGS solar cells with 13.85% efficiency have been fabricated. This encouragi ... more

Economic Value of Concentrating Solar Power with Storage
The Concentrating Solar Power Alliance (CSPA), an advocacy organization dedicated to educating U.S. regulators, utilities and grid operators about the unique benefits of Concentrating Solar Power (C ... more

Community-Owned Solar Array Comes Online
Rural electric cooperative San Miguel Power Association, Inc. (SMPA) and solar garden pioneer Clean Energy Collective (CEC) announced the official opening of the San Miguel Power Association Communi ... more
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Peel-and-Stick solar panels from Stanford engineering
For all their promise, solar cells have frustrated scientists in one crucial regard - most are rigid. They must be deployed in stiff, often heavy, fixed panels, limiting their applications. So resea ... more

Going Solar: Modern Technology At Historic Bed and Breakfast
A historic inn aims to attract environmentally conscious guests and save money, too, with the first solar photovoltaic system to generate clean electricity at a Virginia bed and breakfast. Oak ... more
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Mars to lose its largest moon, Phobos, but gain a ring

Raytheon moves forward with Multi-Object Kill Vehicle program

NASA study suggests carbon content of temperate forests overestimated

Rocket launch demonstrates new capability for testing technologies

Developing new standards of drone operations

Operation IceBridge Completes Twin Polar Campaigns


Kuwait University and imec to Collaborate on Advanced Silicon Solar Cell Technology
World-leading nanotechnology research centre imec (Belgium) and Kuwait University signed a long term collaboration agreement for research and development on innovative silicon solar cell technologie ... more

Trina Solar Improves Medical Treatment for 85,000 People in Malawi
Trina Solar has announced the donation of solar modules to three health care centres in Malawi servicing over 85,000 people. Together with partner Innovation: Africa, Trina Solar will make clean ene ... more

Top-10 Solar Market Predictions for 2013
"The photovoltaic industry is in the midst of wrenching change-buffeted by government incentive cuts and nose-diving prices that has hurt solar suppliers worldwide, rocked by trade disputes among it ... more
Boosting Galactan Sugars Could Boost Biofuel Production

Discovery May Pave Way to Genetically Enhanced Biofuel Crops

NC State Study Offers Insight Into Converting Wood to Bio-Oil

Explore Your Curiosity with New Rover-Themed Badge on Foursquare

LS3 Four-Legged Robot Plays Follow the Leader

Smart SPHERES Fly High Aboard the International Space Station

Largest Kansas wind farm set to go online

NextEra Energy Resources commissions its 10,000th megawatt of wind energy

DTE Energy announces commercial operation of Thumb Wind Park

Sweden's second city introduces road toll to cut traffic

System will let smartphone control car

Avis locks up Zipcar for $500 million


KYOCERA Surpasses Two Million Solar Modules Produced in North America
Kyocera Solar has announced that Kyocera's North American manufacturing facilities have surpassed production of two million photovoltaic (PV) solar modules. Kyocera has been producing modules in Nor ... more

Solar panel companies in federal probe
Three U.S. solar panel firms are being investigated to determine if they inflated costs to get government payments, The Washington Post reported Friday. ... more

Solar power prices to continue falling through 2025
Prices for solar modules-the part of solar panels that produce electricity-will continue to fall, in line with the long-term trend since 1980, according to a survey of experts by Near Zero, , a nonp ... more

KYOCERA Solar Panels Power Innovative Solar-to-EV Project with Smart City San Diego at San Diego Zoo
Kyocera Solar has announced that its photovoltaic (PV) solar panels are powering the new 90-kilowatt canopy that charges electric vehicles (EVs) at the world-famous San Diego Zoo. The Solar-to-EV pr ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
India test fires ship-based nuclear-capable missile

Iran nuclear deal to enter into force early January: deputy FM

Hague court begins hearing into South China Sea row

N. Korea slams South's live-fire drill

NATO head urges 'calm, de-escalation' after Russian plane downed

A Tornado With Rockets: New Russian Launch Vehicles Get Guided Missiles

Russia Develops New Tactical Missiles for Iskander-M System


Solar Energy Solidarity to donate over 60kW to PV projects


Asian Supermarket Distribution Center Completes Solar Installation


Gulf oil states get hot for solar power


Wind, solar power paired with storage could be cost-effective way to power grid


Emerson's Ovation technology to help optimize dispatch at solar operation in California


Verengo Solar Top 100 "Hire Power" Job Creators


Building Integrated Solar PV Installation for Halifax Office Tower


Mitsui Orders 14MW of Solar Frontier CIS Modules for Four Projects Across Japan


Crystalline Silicon Solar Module Pricing Declines Again as European Demand Falls


Japan researchers invent solar-cell fabric

Hanwha SolarOne Signs South Africa's Largest Ever Solar Deal

Flexible solar cells could be in clothing

German's solar ovens make sunbaked tortillas in Mexico

British firm to build 'Africa's biggest solar plant'

The Future Looks Bright: ONR, Marines Eye Solar Energy

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