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January 22, 2013
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Swiss Make Major Breakthrough In Highly Efficient Thin Film Solar
Dubendorf, Switzerland (SPX) Jan 21, 2013
Swiss researchers say they've developed thin, flexible solar cells with a record efficiency of 20.4 percent for converting sunlight into electricity. Scientists at the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology say the cells on flexible polymer foils offer a significant improvement over the previous record of 18.7 percent. Such lightweight and flexible high-performance solar modules will offer an attractive technology for applications such as solar farms, roofs and f ... read more

Japan market entry made easy with ABC Solar Japan
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Trina Solar supplies 61MW of solar PV modules for Green Tower project
Trina Solar has supplied PV modules totaling 61MW for the Green Tower project in the German federal state of Brandenburg. More than 252,000 multi-crystalline Trina Solar modules, each with an averag ... more
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Standard Energy Solutions Expands to Provide Comprehensive Home Solar, Energy Efficiency and Energy Management Services
Standard Energy Solutions (SES) has announced it has expanded to become a complete home energy solutions company providing home solar, energy efficiency and energy management services throughout the ... more
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Emerson to apply Ovation technology at first US commercial scale solar power facility
Emerson Process Management has been awarded a contract to apply its Ovation expert control system at the Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project near Tonopah, Nevada. When it comes online at the end of ... more
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Tri City Christian first Vista school to implement solar energy
Educational institutions around the nation have been battling severe budget cuts for several years in a row now. Like many schools, Vista-based Tri-City Christian School has also been looking into i ... more


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Solarize Harvard Installations Complete
With the final connection made at the final customer's home on Littleton Road, 67 Harvard homeowners are generating clean solar power from their rooftops or backyards as a result of the Solarize Har ... more
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Breakthrough for solar cell research
In the latest issue of Science, researchers from Lund University in Sweden have shown how nanowires could pave the way for more efficient and cheaper solar cells. "Our findings are the first to show ... more
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Snail Teeth Improve Solar Cells And Batteries
An assistant professor at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering is using the teeth of a marine snail found off the coast of California to create less costly and mor ... more
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Mysterious Midcontinent Rift is a Geological Hybrid

These roos were 'made' for walking, study suggests of extinct enigmas

Building a bridge from basic botany to applied agriculture

Brain surgery through the cheek

Prehistoric crocodiles' evolution mirrored in living species

Lake Erie increasingly susceptible to large cyanobacteria blooms

Loss of big predators could leave herbivores in a thorny situation

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NRL Designs Multi-Junction Solar Cell to Break Efficiency Barrier
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory scientists in the Electronics Technology and Science Division, in collaboration with the Imperial College London and MicroLink Devices, Inc., Niles, Ill., have propose ... more
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Device Tosses Out Unusable PV Wafers
Silicon wafers destined to become photovoltaic (PV) cells can take a bruising through assembly lines, as they are oxidized, annealed, purified, diffused, etched, and layered to reach their destinies ... more
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Sempra US Gas and Power Energizes First Phase Of Arizona Solar Project
Sempra U.S. Gas and Power has announced that it has completed construction of Mesquite Solar 1, the first 150-megawatt (MW) phase of the company's Mesquite Solar complex in Arlington, Ariz., about 4 ... more
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Duke Energy Renewables completes Black Mountain Solar Project in Arizona
Duke Energy Renewables has announced the completion of its 10-megawatt (MW) Black Mountain Solar Power Project near Kingman, Ariz. "The Black Mountain solar farm joins our growing portfolio of proje ... more
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Government incentives speed up installation of utility-scale solar power plants
The adoption of utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) and concentrating solar power (CSP) plants in the United States is expected to accelerate during the next decade. The presence of high solar irradianc ... more
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Ford, Eaton, SunPower and Whirlpool Team Up for Electric Energy Initiative
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 ... more
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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
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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
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US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack visits Renmatix for commissioning of plant to sugar BioFlex Conversion Unit

Marginal lands are prime fuel source for alternative energy

Photovoltaics beat biofuels at converting sun's energy to miles driven


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Robofish Grace glides with the greatest of ease

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Nexter joins robot development business


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Japan plans world's largest wind farm

China revs up wind power amid challenges

Algonquin Power Buys 109 MW Shady Oaks Wind Power Facility


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European collaboration to prepare European electricity networks for influx of electric vehicles

Does everyone think someone else should drive a green car?

Lexus to launch hybrid sedan in Japan, Europe

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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
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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
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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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US military's robot space plane lands back on Earth

Russia to Create Space-Based Ballistic Missile Warning System

COBALT delivers app-specific IO for established military application profiles

LockMart and NGC Deliver Payload for Fourth SBIRS Satellite

zero2infinity will launch nanosatellites from the stratosphere

Sierra Nevada Corporation Awarded Satellite Contract

With IRNSS-1C, India a Step Closer to Own Navigation Satellite System

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True Green Capital Management Brings 12.3MW of Solar Energy to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst

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Renewable energy target in doubt as roadmap launched

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Indian states aim to boost solar power

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Kyocera Introduces Diamond Partner Program for Solar PV Installers

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Number of Companies in the Solar Supply Chain Set to Plunge This Year

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Recurrent Energy Has 88 MW DC Of Solar Running Across Sacramento

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JLM Gets Cert For Gyezr Commercial Grade Solar Thermal Collectors

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Concentrated Solar Power With Thermal Energy Storage Can Help Utilities

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Engineered bacteria make fuel from sunlight

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France sets 'emergency measures' for solar

New path to more efficient organic solar cells uncovered at Berkeley Lab's advanced light source

Getting Better Power Rates Is Getting Easy

Latest PV Test Technology Helps To Boost School's Green Commitment

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

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