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July 21, 2015
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Nanowires give 'solar fuel cell' efficiency a tenfold boost
Eindhoven, Netherlands (SPX) Jul 21, 2015
A solar cell that produces fuel rather than electricity. Researchers at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) and FOM Foundation today present a very promising prototype of this in the journal Nature Communications. The material gallium phosphide enables their solar cell to produce the clean fuel hydrogen gas from liquid water. Processing the gallium phosphide in the form of very small nanowires is novel and helps to boost the yield by a factor of ten. And does so using ten thousand times less ... read more
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Clean Energy to install for Solar Initiative in Boxborough and Littleton
New England Clean Energy has been selected as the installer for LittleBoxSolar, a joint solar initiative between the towns of Littleton and Boxborough, Mass.; and has already signed its first agreem ... more
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juwi starts building world's largest solar-diesel power plant for mining
A 10.6MW solar plus 6MW battery facility will be built at the off-grid DeGrussa Copper-Gold Mine, owned by Australian mining company Sandfire Resources. The juwi developed project is financed by the ... more
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Fields of Solar: 67.3MW Solar Portfolio Added to North Carolina Crop
Eight utility-scale solar farms are being added to North Carolina's energy mix. The portfolio totaling 67.3 MW equals a reduction of carbon emissions for 7,946,325 million gallons of gasoline consum ... more
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WA solar proposal would reduce red tape, improve choice for consumers
A move by the Western Australian Government to reduce red tape for the solar industry and provide more choice for consumers is very welcome, the Clean Energy Council said today. Clean Energy C ... more


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CEC Brings Solar Solution to major US Municipal Utility
Clean Energy Collective (CEC) has announced a new partnership with CPS Energy, bringing the first roofless community solar pilot project to San Antonio, Texas. CEC will develop a 1.2 MW (DC) solar P ... more
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TECH SPACE

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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Enphase Energy and Wocozon bring sustainable living to Netherlands
Enphase Energy, has entered a strategic partnership with Wocozo, a Dutch nonprofit service company that provides renewable energy services to social housing projects. Wocozon will install solar phot ... 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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Depletion and enrichment of chlorine in perovskites observed
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 ... 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
Nuclear Operations and Maintenance Efficiency Summit USA 2015
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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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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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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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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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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
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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New method can make cheaper solar energy storage

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CEC brings roofless community-shared solar solution to Texas

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Solar Impulse sets record but faces 'difficult' hours

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Solar Impulse lands in Hawaii, completing historic flight

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Solar Impulse two-thirds of way from Japan to Hawaii

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Enphase Energy to supply Domos Industries' Freewatt solar system

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Old Kyoto golf course to be repurposed with 23-Megawatt solar power plant

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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

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

CEC launches community solar software platform for utilities

UCLA chemists devise technology that could transform solar energy storage

First solar cell made of highly ordered molecular frameworks

NRG Renew to Develop 20MW Solar Energy Facility for Cisco

Toward tiny, solar-powered sensors

Australian Renewable energy industry crisis is over

Solar Impulse Japan take off cancelled

Fully renewable energy system is economically viable in Finland in 2050

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