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September 29, 2015
ENERGY TECH
Method could make hydrogen fuel cells more efficient
Washington DC (SPX) Sep 25, 2015
With the growth of wind and solar energy and the increasing popularity of electric vehicles, many people in the U.S. may have forgotten about the promised "hydrogen economy." But in research labs around the world, progress continues. Now scientists are reporting in the Journal of the American Chemical Society a new process that could help us move faster toward sustainable hydrogen-based energy. One of the major challenges to developing affordable hydrogen fuel cells has been storage. Hydroge ... read more
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Transparent coating cools solar cells to boost efficiency
Every time you stroll outside you emit energy into the universe: Heat from the top of your head radiates into space as infrared light. Now three Stanford engineers have developed a technology ... more
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ADB backing green initiatives in China
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Starbucks, Nike join 100% renewable energy pledge
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The precision of solar photovoltaic power measurements doubled
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Sky Solar and Hudson Clean Energy to fund up to $100 million in solar projects
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OIL AND GAS

Greening the electric grid with gas turbines
Much of the nation's energy policy is premised on the assumption that clean renewable sources like wind and solar will require huge quantities of storage before they can make a significant dent in t ... more
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Scientists improve measurements of solar panel power output
For most buyers and sellers, uncertainty isn't good. It leads to lost value and unrealized profits. The solar panel industry knows this problem well, as the instruments used to gauge the power potential of photovoltaic cells are frustratingly inaccurate. ... more
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DoE contracts SolarReserve to develop concentrating solar technology
SolarReserve is the recipient of a CSP APOLLO program award from the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative. The Concentrating Solar Power: Advanced Projects Offering Low LCOE Opportunities pr ... more
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Imec Continues International Leadership in Photovoltaic Research
At this week's European PV Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC) nano-electronics research center imec will present achievements covering the broad spectrum of imec's comprehensive photo ... more
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HERO Direct Pay to help solar contractors scale their businesses
Renovate America has announced the launch of HERO Direct Pay, a service that enables contractors to grow their businesses faster while running numerous HERO financed solar projects without credit co ... more
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AORA to increase renewable energy collaboration in Africa
AORA Solar has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Arizona State University LightWorks, Addis Ababa Science and Technology University (AASTU) and Adama Science and Technology University ... more
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World urged to make clean energy cheaper than coal
Top environmental advocates on Wednesday urged the international community to increase and coordinate investments in research and development for renewable energy to make it cheaper than coal within 10 years. ... more
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Rooftop Installation Of Intecto Integrated PV Tile
The first installation of Romag's new Intecto integrated PV roof tile has recently been completed in a new housing development in the North East of England. The ground-breaking new concept in ... more
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A turn-key solar irrigation solution for farmers
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Schneider Electric to provide first large PV plant in Kazakhstan
Schneider Electric Solar Business, a global leader in solutions for the solar power conversion chain, is pleased to announce that they were chosen as the solutions provider for a 50 MW project in Ka ... more
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New efficiency record for solar hydrogen production is 14 percent
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Hybrid solar cell converts both light and heat from sun's rays into electricity
Scientists have developed a new hybrid, solar-energy system that harnesses the full spectrum of the sun's radiation by pairing a photovoltaic cell with polymer films. The films convert the lig ... more
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Building the electron superhighway
TV screens that roll up. Roofing tiles that double as solar panels. Sun-powered cell phone chargers woven into the fabric of backpacks. A new generation of organic semiconductors may allow these kin ... more
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New spectroscopy method captures reactions in photosynthesis
A new spectroscopy method is bringing researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) closer to understanding - and artificially replicating - the solar water-splitting reaction at the heart o ... more
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Artificial 'plants' could fuel the future

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Rice researchers demo solar water-splitting technology

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U.S. residential solar capacity booming

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PolyU develops novel efficient and low-cost semitransparent solar cells

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