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July 10, 2015
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Depletion and enrichment of chlorine in perovskites observed
Berlin, Germany (SPX) Jul 10, 2015
After performance breakthroughs in 2012, a new class of organic-inorganic absorber material for solar cells has raised worldwide attention. These organometallic halide perovskites are low cost, easy to process, and have enormous potential for efficient solar energy conversion: power conversion efficiencies up to 20.1 % have already been reported. Pioneering work has been led by the group of Henry Snaith at the University of Oxford in the UK. Optimal performance for these devices has been achieved ... read more
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Future deployment of distributed solar hinges on electricity rate design
Future distributed solar photovoltaic (PV) deployment levels are highly sensitive to retail electricity rate design, according to a newly released report by researchers from the U.S. Department of E ... more
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Engineers give invisibility cloaks a slimmer design
Researchers have developed a new design for a cloaking device that overcomes some of the limitations of existing "invisibility cloaks." In a new study, electrical engineers at the University of Cali ... more
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Schneider Electric to optimize 17 MW project
Schneider Electric Solar Business, a global leader in solutions for the solar power conversion chain, is pleased to announce that they have provided the complete electrical balance of system (BOS) f ... more
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Paragon Communications slashes energy costs with Independence Solar
Paragon Communications partnered with Independence Solar to install a 1,200 kW rooftop solar array at its Bolton, MA headquarters. The 4,000-panel installation will offset about 50% of the 300,000 s ... more


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Report: Oman tries solar to enhance oil production
The sultanate of Oman aims to employ solar technology as a long-term method to extract its heavier grade of crude oil, a managing director said. ... more
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Vikram Solar to supply US Master Distributor with 20 MW of solar modules
PV module manufacturer Vikram Solar has announced that the company has signed a master distribution agreement for residential and commercial PV installations with a leading US solar wholesaler, Clea ... more
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AES completes PV projects totaling 2 MW in Vermont
AES Distributed Energy has released the following statement from Woody Rubin, Senior Vice President, commenting on the successful completion of three projects totaling 2 megawatts (MW) located in th ... more
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New research improves understanding of ancient landscapes

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NASA's CATS concludes successful mission on Space Station

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Macon Missouri Solar Farm Opened
Gardner Capital and MC Power Companies have announced the commercial operation of a solar farm in Macon, Missouri, as well as the groundbreaking and development plans for an additional solar utility ... more
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US DoE and Clean Energy Collective Launch Community Solar Hub
The world's leading community solar provider Clean Energy Collective (CEC) has announced the launch of the "Community Solar Hub" (CSH), a web-based resource center devoted to roofless community sola ... more
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Ream develops storage cell for solar energy storage, nighttime conversion
A University of Texas at Arlington materials science and engineering team has developed a new energy cell that can store large-scale solar energy even when it's dark. The innovation is an advancemen ... more
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Lockheed Martin solar carport will be Florida's largest private solar array
With the first phase of the innovative solar carport at Lockheed Martin's Mission Systems and Training facility in Oldsmar, Florida completed and phase two construction now underway, Florida's large ... more
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Colorado's Largest City Chooses Community Solar
SunShare has announced that 400 kilowatts of solar energy from two of its Denver Community Solar Gardens will soon be powering sixteen City-owned locations. One of the nation's leading Community Sol ... more
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New method can make cheaper solar energy storage
Storing solar energy as hydrogen is a promising way for developing comprehensive renewable energy systems. To accomplish this, traditional solar panels can be used to generate an electrical current ... more
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CEC brings roofless community-shared solar solution to Texas
The world's leading community solar provider, Clean Energy Collective (CEC), has announced a partnership with NEC Retail Co-op Electricity to bring community-shared solar to south Texas. CEC will de ... more
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Solar Impulse sets record but faces 'difficult' hours
A solar-powered aircraft flying from Japan to Hawaii on the most perilous leg of a round-the-globe bid has beaten the record for the longest solo flight, organizers said Thursday. ... more
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Solar Impulse lands in Hawaii, completing historic flight
The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft completed a historic flight in its quest to circle the globe without consuming a drop of fuel, touching down gracefully in Hawaii on Friday after the most arduous leg of its journey. ... more
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Solar Impulse two-thirds of way from Japan to Hawaii
A solar-powered aircraft flying from Japan to Hawaii on the most perilous leg of a round-the-globe bid has passed the two-thirds point, and was under 40 hours from landing, organizers said. ... more
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Enphase Energy to supply Domos Industries' Freewatt solar system
Enphase Energy and their distribution partner Domos Industries have announced the availability of Freewatt, a complete solar photovoltaic (PV) system powered by Enphase that addresses residential ne ... more
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Old Kyoto golf course to be repurposed with 23-Megawatt solar power plant
Kyocera Corporation has announced that Kyocera TCL Solar has commenced construction of a 23-megawatt (MW) solar power plant on an abandoned golf course in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. The plant will gen ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Iran supplied ballistic missile to Yemen rebels: US

Lockheed Martin successfully fired their new anti-ship missile

First GPS 3 satellite receives commands from new OCX ground control segment

EU launches defence pact it calls 'bad news for enemies'

China, S. Korea eye warmer ties following tensions

Putin, Trump discuss N Korea in phone call

Boeing to support Air Force's minuteman program

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Solar Impulse leaves Japan on delayed Pacific flight

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Solar Impulse reaches quarter way point in Japan-US flight

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Stanford researchers stretch a thin crystal to get better solar cells

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Solar Impulse could be stuck in Japan for a year: pilot

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CEC launches community solar software platform for utilities

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UCLA chemists devise technology that could transform solar energy storage

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First solar cell made of highly ordered molecular frameworks

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NRG Renew to Develop 20MW Solar Energy Facility for Cisco

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Toward tiny, solar-powered sensors

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Australian Renewable energy industry crisis is over

Solar Impulse Japan take off cancelled

Fully renewable energy system is economically viable in Finland in 2050

Countryside Renewables to Build 5 MW Solar Project

AES Announces Completion of 4 MW Solar PV Project in Georgia

GNB Presents Energy Storage Products at Intersolar

Imec Presents Large Area Industrial Crystalline Silicon n-PERT Solar Cell

Cathay LA Cashes In On LADWP Solar Feed in Tariff

Solar Impulse facing 'moment of truth' in Japan: pilot

Solar Impulse now fixed but waiting on weather: team

32 GW of Utility-Scale Solar to Come Online Ahead of US 2017 ITC Deadline

Tough year over, big opportunity ahead for renewable energy

Sunrun Brings Affordable Home Solar, Jobs to South Carolina

Schneider Electric offers new energy storage and monitoring solutions

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