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September 13, 2015
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Artificial 'plants' could fuel the future
Berkeley CA (SPX) Sep 09, 2015
Imagine creating artificial plants that make gasoline and natural gas using only sunlight. And imagine using those fuels to heat our homes or run our cars without adding any greenhouse gases to the atmosphere. By combining nanoscience and biology, researchers led by scientists at University of California, Berkeley, have taken a big step in that direction. Peidong Yang, a professor of chemistry at Berkeley and co-director of the school's Kavli Energy NanoSciences Institute, leads a team that has cr ... read more
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U.S. residential solar capacity booming
With development spreading, the U.S. residential solar power market set a record during the second quarter with new installations, an industry report said. ... more
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PolyU develops novel efficient and low-cost semitransparent solar cells
Developing transparent or semitransparent solar cells with high efficiency and low cost to replace the existing opaque and expensive silicon-based solar panels has become increasingly important due ... more
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Inspired by art, lightweight solar cells track the sun
Solar cells capture up to 40 percent more energy when they can track the sun across the sky, but conventional, motorized trackers are too heavy and bulky for pitched rooftops and vehicle surfaces. ... more
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Recurrent Energy Secures Financing for 100 Megawatt Mustang Solar Power Project
Canadian Solar has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Recurrent Energy, closed on a debt facility with Santander Bank (Santander) and a tax equity investment commitment with U.S. Bancorp Co ... more


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PEG raises $3.20 million to expand innovative off-grid solar to households in West Africa
PEG has announced that it raised $3.20 million to expand its presence within Ghana, and explore other markets. The funding round was led by the impact investment fund I&P Afrique Entrepreneurs, and ... more
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ATT Improves Solar Energy Management with Enphase Energy Using IoT Technology
Enphase Energy has selected ATT to provide Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity to cellular modems that are part of the Envoy-S with Mobile Connect, a new gateway to energy management. Enphas ... 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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Making fuel from light
Refined by nature over a billion years, photosynthesis has given life to the planet, providing an environment suitable for the smallest, most primitive organism all the way to our own species. ... more
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Made from solar concentrate
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 Il ... more
Nuclear Operations and Maintenance Efficiency Summit USA 2015
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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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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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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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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
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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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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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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
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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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China, S. Korea eye warmer ties following tensions

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Boeing to support Air Force's minuteman program

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Another milestone in hybrid artificial photosynthesis

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Interior Department Approves 485-Megawatt Blythe Mesa Solar Project in California

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Obama makes case for renewable energy

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Victoria's Renewable Energy Roadmap charts the way to new jobs and a modern economy

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Indian PM offers solar power to Pacific island nations

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Solar cell efficiency could double with novel 'green' antenna

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CEC announces First-Mover Entry into New York Community Solar Market

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EvoEnergy to install one of the UK's largest rooftop solar arrays

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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

Charge transport in hybrid silicon solar cells

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

Google can tell you if solar roof panels will pay off

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