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August 14, 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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U.S. solar costs down, but so too are incentives
While the cost of installing solar power in the United States has dropped, a federal report finds savings are offset in part by a decline in incentives. ... 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
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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
24/7 News Coverage
Forests are the key to fresh water

US transportation and water infrastructure not broken

Unearthing the underground effects of earthquakes and volcanoes

Soil researchers quantify an underappreciated factor in carbon release to the atmosphere

Heavy snow causes travel mayhem in northern Europe

Billionaire Guo Wengui wants regime change in Beijing

Fire in southern California threatening another city

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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
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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
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon

The Second Moon Race

Military defense market faces new challenges to acquiring SatCom platforms

Russia says 'satellite' could have caused radioactive pollution

Spaceships and Politics: Sputnik Talks to Cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev

NASA Selects Three Companies to Develop 'FabLab' Prototypes

New Horizons Corrects Its Course in the Kuiper Belt

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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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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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Japan to host joint missile tracking drill amid N. Korea threat

Israel shoots down rocket fired from Gaza: army

N.Korea threats spark South Korea arms sales: study

UN envoy warns N. Korea 'miscalculation' could trigger conflict

'Defeated' IS still poses danger in Iraq

IS battle may be won, but Iraq faces major challenges

Iraq holds military parade to celebrate victory over IS

BLUE SKY

Marine plankton brighten clouds over Southern Ocean

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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

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

CEC Brings Solar Solution to major US Municipal Utility

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