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September 08, 2015
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Berkeley CA (SPX) Sep 03, 2015
By combining designer quantum dot light-emitters with spectrally matched photonic mirrors, a team of scientists with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of Illinois created solar cells that collect blue photons at 30 times the concentration of conventional solar cells, the highest luminescent concentration factor ever recorded. This breakthrough paves the way for the future development of low-cost solar cells that efficiently utilize the high-energy part of the so ... read more
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Rice researchers demo solar water-splitting technology
Rice University researchers have demonstrated an efficient new way to capture the energy from sunlight and convert it into clean, renewable energy by splitting water molecules. The technology, ... more
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Canadian Solar Announces 200 Megawatt Tranquillity Solar Power Project
Canadian Solar has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Recurrent Energy has signed an agreement with Southern Power. Southern Power will acquire a controlling interest in the 200-megawatt (M ... more
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WGL Energy and Conergy Complete Solar Project for Atwater
WGL Energy have completed their joint venture to bring solar energy to Merced County, Ca. The newly constructed array will provide over 1,200 MWh of energy to the City of Atwater annually, enough to ... more
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Solar Frontier's CIS Modules Selected For 26 MW Project In North Carolina
Solar Frontier, the world's largest CIS solar energy solutions provider, announced that it will supply its advanced solar module technology, CIS, for a 26 MW project located near Raleigh, North Caro ... 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
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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Germany's E.ON eyes U.S. solar market
German energy company E.ON said it was working to expand its footprint in the U.S. utility sector through its activity in large-scale solar projects. ... more
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Michigan stance highlights Clean Power Plan fray
Michigan's governor received praise from the renewable energy industry for backing a federal clean power plan, but interstate political issues remain. ... 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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Aqualis buys 49.9% of Adler Solar
Engineering consultancy group Aqualis ASA (Aqualis) has signed a MoU to acquire a 49.9 percent stake in Adler Solar - a technical and engineering service provider for the global solar industry. ... more
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Is post-Solyndra climate better for U.S. solar?
Republican pressure after the bankruptcy of solar company Solyndra forced the Department of Energy to change its loan policies, an energy committee chairman said. ... more
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Artificial leaf harnesses sunlight for efficient fuel production
Generating and storing renewable energy, such as solar or wind power, is a key barrier to a clean-energy economy. When the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis (JCAP) was established at Caltec ... more
Nuclear Operations and Maintenance Efficiency Summit USA 2015
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Researchers efficiently charge a lithium-ion battery with solar cell
Consumers aren't embracing electric cars and trucks, partly due to the dearth of charging stations required to keep them moving. Even the conservation-minded are hesitant to go electric in some stat ... more
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Another milestone in hybrid artificial photosynthesis
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 achiev ... more
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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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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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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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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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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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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
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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Photon Energy opens 99 kW solar plant, expanding to 347 KW

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Milbank raises over $200M to finance new Chilean Solar Project

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Charge transport in hybrid silicon solar cells

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Challenge to classic theory of 'organic' solar cells could improve efficiency

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Google can tell you if solar roof panels will pay off

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U.S. solar costs down, but so too are incentives

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Comet's firework display ahead of perihelion

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