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January 15, 2013
Ford, Eaton, SunPower and Whirlpool Team Up for Electric Energy Initiative
Las Vegas NV (SPX) Jan 15, 2013
Ford Motor Company has announced a strategic collaboration that will demonstrate how a typical American family can significantly reduce their electricity bills and CO2 footprint by integrating home appliance technology with a plug-in vehicle to achieve an energy-efficient lifestyle. The Ford-led MyEnergi Lifestyle collaboration - comprised of leaders in the home appliance, renewable energy and power management industries - includes Eaton, SunPower and Whirlpool. Additional featured companies inclu ... read more

Japan market entry made easy with ABC Solar Japan
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Hanergy Aims To Be Clean-Energy Giant With More Acquisitions Of Solar Farms
Hanergy Holding Group has finalized its acquisition of US-based MiaSole, giving it a 100% stake in the firm. The China-US strategic partnership follows a 9-month search by MiaSole, which has already ... more

Cedarville University Announces Large Solar Power Installation
Cedarville University will soon receive clean, renewable energy from the sun. On December 31, 2012, the financing package was finalized, setting the stage for construction in early January 2013 for ... more

Renewable energy target in doubt as roadmap launched
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) on Monday launched a new global roadmap to double clean energy by 2030 but said the process must be accelerated substantially to achieve the target. ... more


A Sunny Future for Mexico
The scorching hot Sonora Desert in Northern Mexico isn't exactly a hospitable place for human beings, but some consider it a goldmine. According to experts, a mere 25 square kilometers could provide ... more


Arista Power Announces US Government Agency Order For a Mobile Renewable Power Station
Arista Power has received an order for a Mobile Renewable Power Station (MRPS) and extended support agreement from a U.S. Government Agency. The MRPS combines Arista Power's state-of-the-art energy ... more
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Renesola to Provide Solar Modules to Off-Grid Saudi Power Plant
ReneSola has announced that it will be showcasing its latest solar energy-based solutions at this year's World Future Energy Summit (WFES), which starts at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre o ... more

Duke Energy Renewables completes solar farm in Eastern N.C.
Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, has completed construction of a 12.5-megawatt (MW) commercial-scale solar power project in Beaufort County, N.C., near Bath and Was ... more
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Energy from a fossil fuel without carbon dioxide

Japan whaling fleet sails to Antarctic Ocean Tuesday

Adapting to -70 degrees in Siberia: A tale of Yakutian horses

Russia causing 'environmental disaster' in Ukraine

Climate change threatens Tunisia olive farming

African leaders urge world to save drought-hit Lake Chad


True Green Capital Management Brings 12.3MW of Solar Energy to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst
True Green Capital Management LLC and CIT Group Inc. has announced the December closing of $35 million of financing and commencement of construction for a 12.3 megawatt solar photovoltaic energy ins ... more

Indian states aim to boost solar power
As India aims to boost solar power as part of its national solar mission, many individual states are also ramping up solar targets. ... more

Kyocera Introduces Diamond Partner Program for Solar PV Installers
Kyocera Solar has announced the Kyocera Diamond Partner Program for new and existing installers who offer Kyocera solar modules and peripheral photovoltaic (PV) system products. The benefit program ... more
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Number of Companies in the Solar Supply Chain Set to Plunge This Year
Amid rapidly falling prices, mounting losses and massive operational costs, the upstream solar photovoltaic (PV) supply chain is undergoing major consolidation, with the number of companies particip ... more

Recurrent Energy Has 88 MW DC Of Solar Running Across Sacramento
Recurrent Energy has announced the commercial operation of the final of four solar photovoltaic (PV) projects, providing a total of 88 megawatts (MWdc) of clean electricity to the Sacramento Municip ... more
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JLM Gets Cert For Gyezr Commercial Grade Solar Thermal Collectors
JLM Energy has secured OG-100 certification from the Solar Rating and Certification Corporation (SRCC) for its Gyezr solar thermal collectors. Designed and manufactured in the U.S., Gyezr solar ther ... more

Concentrated Solar Power With Thermal Energy Storage Can Help Utilities
The storage capacity of concentrating solar power (CSP) can add significant value to a utility company's optimal mix of energy sources, a new report by the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renew ... more

Engineered bacteria make fuel from sunlight
Chemists at the University of California, Davis, have engineered blue-green algae to grow chemical precursors for fuels and plastics - the first step in replacing fossil fuels as raw materials for t ... more
California Ethanol Producer Pacific Ethanol Stockton Partners with Edeniq to Expand Production

Tree seeds offer potential for sustainable biofuels

Engineered algae seen as fuel source

Robot Spheres in zero-gravity action

2013 FIRST Robotics Kick-Off Event

Crew Prepares for Student Robotics Competition

Algonquin Power Buys 109 MW Shady Oaks Wind Power Facility

British group pans wind farm compensation

GE and International Consortium Buys 32 Wind Farms in France

VW hits global sales record, still trails Toyota

Daimler could take stake in China's BAIC

Toyota regains global auto sales crown


France sets 'emergency measures' for solar
France has instituted a series of "emergency measures" to revive its flagging solar energy industry, Energy Minister Delphine Batho said this week. ... more

New path to more efficient organic solar cells uncovered at Berkeley Lab's advanced light source
Why are efficient and affordable solar cells so highly coveted? Volume. The amount of solar energy lighting up Earth's land mass every year is nearly 3,000 times the total amount of annual human ene ... more

Getting Better Power Rates Is Getting Easy
The renewable energy market is saturated with new ideas and promising technologies. More specifically, there's a healthy bit of buzz around what's on tap for solar power in the coming years. T ... more

Latest PV Test Technology Helps To Boost School's Green Commitment
Innovative hand held electrical test instrumentation has been used on the installation of a new solar PV system which has been designed to enable a school to reduce its carbon footprint. Southern So ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Satellite Spectrum Is Central To Future Vision For Global Connectivity

China to set up BDS international maritime surveillance center

US has not lost Thailand to China: ambassador

Putin snubs Erdogan in Paris as pilot's body returns to Russia

Manila attacks Beijing South China Sea claims in court case

NATO chief on European security: 'This is not a new Cold War'

China, Taiwan in first-ever spy swap as ties improve


Suntech Solar Modules Shine in Desert Simulation Test


Delaware made solar panels used for large Ultrachem PV installation


Canadian Solar Purchases 24 MW from SunEdison


MidAmerican Solar Acquires World's Largest Solar Development from SunPower


Arista Power Announces Launch Of Community Solar Purchasing Program


EJ McKay Advises SMA in Acquiring Jiangsu Zeversolar New Energy


SolarX Energy Introduces its 'Next Generation' Hybrid Solar Energy System


JinkoSolar to Jointly Invest and Develop 200 MW PV Project with Jinchuan Group in Gansu Province


Alexander and Baldwin And KIUC Announce Completion Of Port Allen Solar Facility On Kaua'i


China Sunergy Begins Manufacturing in Turkey

AE-AMD Renewable Energy And Tenesol Begin Work On Two Solar Projects In South Africa

Yingli Green Energy's PANDA Module Ranks No. 2 in TUV Rheinland Energy Yield Test

Yingli Green Energy Powers Tibetan Families with off-grid PV Systems

Yingli Green Energy's Multicrystalline PV Module Passes TUV SUD's PID Test

First CIGS Solar Cells from the CIGS Facility of Solliance Show 13.85% Efficiency

Economic Value of Concentrating Solar Power with Storage

Community-Owned Solar Array Comes Online

Peel-and-Stick solar panels from Stanford engineering

Going Solar: Modern Technology At Historic Bed and Breakfast

Kuwait University and imec to Collaborate on Advanced Silicon Solar Cell Technology

Trina Solar Improves Medical Treatment for 85,000 People in Malawi

Top-10 Solar Market Predictions for 2013

KYOCERA Surpasses Two Million Solar Modules Produced in North America

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