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August 04, 2015
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DuPont PV work with CRES to boost reliability and risk management
Dunhuang, China (SPX) Aug 01, 2015
DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions (DuPont) recently collaborated with the China Renewable Energy Society (CRES) to host a seminar highlighting best practices for quality standards and risk management for solar power installations. The event called attention to the need to improve current codes and standards to ensure healthy financing and long-term returns on investment (ROI) for solar power stations. The rush to install solar power stations since 2011 in China introduced quality issues that are now b ... read more
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Ultra fast UV imaging unlocks plasma modification of polymer films
Specialised Imaging reports on how the Leibniz Institute for Plasma Science and Technology eV is using an optimised version of its SIM Framing Camera to make ultra fast UV measurements of the mechan ... more
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UK Solar provider Euro Energy selects Enphase Energy as tech partner
Enphase Energy has been chosen by Euro Energy Services, a major U.K. solar energy firm, as the primary inverter technology partner for its solar photovoltaics projects. A former user of other solar ... more
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New Intecto Integrated PV Roof Tile From Romag
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 In ... 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
The World's Largest Commercial Drone Conference and Expo - Sept 9 - Las Vegas Make SMRs a commercial reality Nuclear Decommissioning And Used Fuel Market 2015 Turn key solar systems for domestic and commercial installations
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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
24/7 News Coverage
Hydropower dams can be managed without an all-or-nothing choice between energy and food

Researchers establish long-sought source of ocean methane

Researchers pin down one source of a potent greenhouse gas

Warming Arctic is 'new normal,' will affect us all: report

West coast earthquake early warning system continues progress toward public use

NASA's CATS concludes successful mission on Space Station

'We're losing the battle', Macron tells Paris climate talks

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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
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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
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Russian space agency blames satellite loss on programming error

Life's building blocks observed in spacelike environment

NASA Hosts Media Teleconference to Announce Latest Kepler Discovery

Ariane 5 rocket takes off with European GPS satellites

NASA Establishes Advisory Group for National Space Council

Aerospace's SeedTECH AI advances to second round of $5M IBM Watson XPRIZE

Nature's toughest substances decoded

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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
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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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US ready for North Korea talks 'without preconditions'

US urges talks as North Korea brags of nuclear arsenal

Tillerson 'confident' in North Korea talks plan

Kim vows to make N. Korea 'strongest nuclear power'

US, S. Korea 'discuss' military drills amid Olympic worries

South Korean leader starts fence-mending trip to China

Dennis Rodman: Trump and N. Korea's Kim 'pretty much the same'

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Enphase Energy and Wocozon bring sustainable living to Netherlands

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Fields of Solar: 67.3MW Solar Portfolio Added to North Carolina Crop

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WA solar proposal would reduce red tape, improve choice for consumers

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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

AES completes PV projects totaling 2 MW in Vermont

Macon Missouri Solar Farm Opened

US DoE and Clean Energy Collective Launch Community Solar Hub

Ream develops storage cell for solar energy storage, nighttime conversion

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