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August 20, 2015
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CEC announces First-Mover Entry into New York Community Solar Market
Louisville CO (SPX) Aug 21, 2015
Clean Energy Collective (CEC) has announced it is taking the lead in offering New York ratepayers the ability to participate in solar generation through community shared solar projects. Development is already underway on more than a dozen project sites from the five boroughs of New York City to Upstate, serving residential and commercial customers in the Con Edison, NGRID Niagara Mohawk, Central Hudson, and Orange and Rockland territories. Prompted by New York's newly enacted Shared Renewables pro ... read more
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EvoEnergy to install one of the UK's largest rooftop solar arrays
Lyreco has appointed EvoEnergy to install a 3.8 MWp solar array at its 15-acre distribution centre in Telford - a project which, once complete, will be one of the five largest rooftop PV systems in ... more
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Milbank raises over $200M to finance new Chilean Solar Project
In its latest renewable energy financing in Latin America, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy LLP represented the banks providing approximately $205 million to finance the Conejo Solar photovoltaic p ... more
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Solar cell efficiency could double with novel 'green' antenna
The use of solar energy in the U.S. is growing, but panels on rooftops are still a rare sight. They cost thousands of dollars, and homeowners don't recoup costs for years even in the sunniest or bes ... more
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Challenge to classic theory of 'organic' solar cells could improve efficiency
New research findings contradict a fundamental assumption about the functioning of "organic" solar cells made of low-cost plastics, suggesting a new strategy for creating inexpensive solar technolog ... more


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Charge transport in hybrid silicon solar cells
The system they investigated is based on conventional n-type silicon wafers coated with the highly conductive polymer mixture PEDOT:PSS and displays a power conversion efficiency of about 14 %. This ... more
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Google can tell you if solar roof panels will pay off
Google has got a good look at your roof, and can tell you if it is worth the investment to install solar energy panels. ... 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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IRON AND ICE

Comet's firework display ahead of perihelion
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 ... 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
Nuclear Operations and Maintenance Efficiency Summit USA 2015
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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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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
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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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Russia says 'satellite' could have caused radioactive pollution

Department of Defense seeks to speed up acquisition process

EU launches defence pact with submarine drones

On Mideast trip, Putin orders partial withdrawal from Syria

Pentagon skeptical about Russia's Syria pullout claims

S. Korea's Moon seeks rapprochement in China visit

Erdogan says officials to meet to 'finalise' Russia defence deal

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juwi Builds 26 PV Farms in 30 Months

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It's Time for Utilities to Plan for Disruptive Solar PV Impacts

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Reshaping the solar spectrum to turn light to electricity

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Solar Impulse 2 needs 20mn euros to complete flight

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Langa selects Schneider and Saft for two new solar power plants in Corsica

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Rice University finding could lead to cheap, efficient metal-based solar cells

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Clinton pledges to be America's renewable energy president

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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

Sticky tape and phosphorus the key to ultrathin solar cells

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