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August 13, 2015
IRON AND ICE
Comet's firework display ahead of perihelion
Paris (ESA) Aug 12, 2015
In the approach to perihelion over the past few weeks, Rosetta has been witnessing growing activity from Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, with one dramatic outburst event proving so powerful that it even pushed away the incoming solar wind. The comet reaches perihelion on Thursday, the moment in its 6.5-year orbit when it is closest to the Sun. In recent months, the increasing solar energy has been warming the comet's frozen ices, turning them to gas, which pours out into space, dragging dust alon ... read more
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SkyPower wins 200 MW PV project in Telangana, India
SkyPower is pleased to announce that it has been awarded 200 MW in the Telangana, India solar competitive tender process. The State of Telangana, under the leadership of Chief Minister Rao, has prov ... more
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SunShare Flips the Switch on Colorado Spring's Largest Solar Garden
SunShare's 2.5 Megawatt (MWac) Pikes Peak Solar Garden Site has been turned on and is producing solar energy into Colorado Springs Utilities' grid. The project is one of five solar garden sites that ... more
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CEC launches community solar software platform for utilities
Clean Energy Collective and southern Colorado electric utility Black Hills Energy have announced their plans to bring the first roofless community solar facility to Pueblo, Colo. and the surrounding ... more
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PV Energy to provide Antigua and Barbuda with clean solar power
The Government of Antigua and Barbuda (GOAB) and PV Energy Limited are taking a major step towards environmental sustainability to create affordable and sustainable clean energy solutions across the ... more


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New design brings world's first solar battery to performance milestone
After debuting the world's first solar air battery last fall, researchers at The Ohio State University have now reached a new milestone. In the Journal of the American Chemical Society, they report ... 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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Butterflies heat up the field of solar research
The humble butterfly could hold the key to unlocking new techniques to make solar energy cheaper and more efficient, pioneering new research has shown. A team of experts from the University of Exete ... more
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DuPont PV work with CRES to boost reliability and risk management
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 fo ... 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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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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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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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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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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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
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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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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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
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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
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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juwi's PV plant in SAfrica will produce at 6 Eurocent per kwh

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London scrubs some renewable subsidies

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Sticky tape and phosphorus the key to ultrathin solar cells

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Nanowires give 'solar fuel cell' efficiency a tenfold boost

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Clean Energy to install for Solar Initiative in Boxborough and Littleton

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juwi starts building world's largest solar-diesel power plant for mining

TECH SPACE

Engineers give invisibility cloaks a slimmer design

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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

CEC Brings Solar Solution to major US Municipal Utility

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