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August 02, 2015
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New Intecto Integrated PV Roof Tile From Romag
Consett, UK (SPX) Aug 01, 2015
A new concept in building integrated PV products from leading UK solar manufacturer Romag means property aesthetics, building design and visual appearance need not be compromised by rooftop solar Installations. The innovative new Intecto integrated solar PV tile is specially designed to fit seamlessly alongside standard residential and commercial roof tiles and is available in a range of colours to match existing roof coverings. The system has been specifically developed to enable architects, hous ... read more
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Butterfly pose helps solar panels boost efficiency
By mimicking the v-shaped posture of cabbage white, or small white, butterflies, researchers say they can boost solar panel efficiency. ... more
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It's Time for Utilities to Plan for Disruptive Solar PV Impacts
The Smart Grid Research Consortium (SGRC) has published a new white paper detailing the dramatic growth in residential solar PV systems and discussing utility operational and business model challeng ... more
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juwi Builds 26 PV Farms in 30 Months
Since its establishment in January 2013, juwi Shizen Energy has successfully completed the EPC (engineering, procurement, construction) for a total of 26 photovoltaic power stations around Japan. Wi ... more
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Reshaping the solar spectrum to turn light to electricity
When it comes to installing solar cells, labor cost and the cost of the land to house them constitute the bulk of the expense. The solar cells - made often of silicon or cadmium telluride - rarely c ... more


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Solar Impulse 2 needs 20mn euros to complete flight
The team behind the sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 plane on Tuesday said it needed an additional 20 million euros ($22 million) to complete a historic round-the-world flight, after battery damage grounded it for months. ... more
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Langa selects Schneider and Saft for two new solar power plants in Corsica
Schneider Electric and Saft win two projects from Langa Group for the installation of energy storage systems for two solar power plants in Corsica (France), awarded under the French public tender sc ... more
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Rice University finding could lead to cheap, efficient metal-based solar cells
New research from Rice University could make it easier for engineers to harness the power of light-capturing nanomaterials to boost the efficiency and reduce the costs of photovoltaic solar cells. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
New research improves understanding of ancient landscapes

Putin says Arctic exploration a priority for Russia

Space Mystery Solved by Student Satellite

NASA's CATS concludes successful mission on Space Station

Pangolin traffickers opening up new routes: study

When physics gives evolution a leg up by breaking one

Scientists reveal rules for making ribs

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Clinton pledges to be America's renewable energy president
Hillary Clinton laid out ambitious plans Monday to invest in solar and other renewable energy if elected US president, drawing a contrast with her fossil fuel-loving Republican rivals. ... more
BLUE SKY

Marine plankton brighten clouds over Southern Ocean
New research using NASA satellite data and ocean biology models suggests tiny organisms in vast stretches of the Southern Ocean play a significant role in generating brighter clouds overhead. Bright ... more
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juwi's PV plant in SAfrica will produce at 6 Eurocent per kwh
The 1-hectare ground-mounted Solar System will be erected at the Pretoria campus of Technology Think Tank CSIR / Construction has already started / Grid connection is scheduled for end of August ... more
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London scrubs some renewable subsidies
The British government said Wednesday it was scaling back subsidies for some renewable energy projects in an effort to keep consumer bills under control. ... more
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Sticky tape and phosphorus the key to ultrathin solar cells
Scientists studying thin layers of phosphorus have found surprising properties that could open the door to ultrathin and ultralight solar cells and LEDs. The team used sticky tape to create single-a ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
In first, SpaceX launches recycled rocket and spaceship

Boeing tapped to sustain Space-Based Space Surveillance system

NASA uses AI to uncover eighth planet circling distant star

Lockheed Martin and NEC to Enhance Satellites, Space Travel with Artificial Intelligence

No alien 'signals' from cigar-shaped asteroid: researchers

RS-25 Engine Test is Giant Step for 3-D Printing

NanoRacks Integrates Largest New Shepard Payload Manifest to Date

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Nanowires give 'solar fuel cell' efficiency a tenfold boost
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 N ... 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
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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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
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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CEC Brings Solar Solution to major US Municipal Utility

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Future deployment of distributed solar hinges on electricity rate design

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Depletion and enrichment of chlorine in perovskites observed

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Schneider Electric to optimize 17 MW project

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Paragon Communications slashes energy costs with Independence Solar

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Vikram Solar to supply US Master Distributor with 20 MW of solar modules

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Report: Oman tries solar to enhance oil production

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AES completes PV projects totaling 2 MW in Vermont

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Macon Missouri Solar Farm Opened

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US DoE and Clean Energy Collective Launch Community Solar Hub

Ream develops storage cell for solar energy storage, nighttime conversion

Lockheed Martin solar carport will be Florida's largest private solar array

Colorado's Largest City Chooses Community Solar

New method can make cheaper solar energy storage

CEC brings roofless community-shared solar solution to Texas

Solar Impulse sets record but faces 'difficult' hours

Solar Impulse lands in Hawaii, completing historic flight

Solar Impulse two-thirds of way from Japan to Hawaii

Enphase Energy to supply Domos Industries' Freewatt solar system

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