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August 28, 2015
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Another milestone in hybrid artificial photosynthesis
Berkeley CA (SPX) Aug 27, 2015
A team of researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) developing a bioinorganic hybrid approach to artificial photosynthesis have achieved another milestone. Having generated quite a buzz with their hybrid system of semiconducting nanowires and bacteria that used electrons to synthesize carbon dioxide into acetate, the team has now developed a hybrid system that produces renewable molecular hydrogen and uses it to synthesize carbon dioxide in ... read more
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Obama makes case for renewable energy
US President Barack Obama made a full-throated defense of renewable energy Monday, hitting coal-championing critics as free market hypocrites. ... more
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Victoria's Renewable Energy Roadmap charts the way to new jobs and a modern economy
Victoria's Renewable Energy Roadmap will stand the state in good stead to create new jobs, modernise its electricity sector and take full advantage of the coming energy storage revolution, the Clean ... more
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Interior Department Approves 485-Megawatt Blythe Mesa Solar Project in California
As part of President Obama's Climate Action Plan to reduce carbon pollution, create jobs and move our economy toward clean energy sources, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell has announced t ... more
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Indian PM offers solar power to Pacific island nations
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday offered to illuminate thousands of homes in Pacific island nations with solar power in a bid to help them combat climate change and natural disasters. ... more


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Photon Energy opens 99 kW solar plant, expanding to 347 KW
Photon Energy Australia has installed and commissioned a 99 kW solar power plant in Sydney's Macquarie Park. The rooftop power plant was installed during a general renovation of the building, contri ... more
The World's Largest Commercial Drone Conference and Expo - Sept 9 - Las Vegas Integrated Air and Missile Defense Nuclear Decommissioning And Used Fuel Market 2015
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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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CEC announces First-Mover Entry into New York Community Solar Market
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 ... more
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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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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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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
Nuclear Operations and Maintenance Efficiency Summit USA 2015
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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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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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Galileo satellites atop rocket for next Tuesday's flight

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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
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
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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
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

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Butterflies heat up the field of solar research

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DuPont PV work with CRES to boost reliability and risk management

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Ultra fast UV imaging unlocks plasma modification of polymer films

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New Intecto Integrated PV Roof Tile From Romag

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UK Solar provider Euro Energy selects Enphase Energy as tech partner

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Butterfly pose helps solar panels boost efficiency

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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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