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October 05, 2015
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Boost for Scottish solar projects
Edinburgh UK (SPX) Oct 05, 2015
The Scottish Government has confirmed solar PV projects below 5 Megawatts will continue to receive support following the UK Government's decision to close the Renewables Obligation. The UK Government wants to exclude such projects from the policy that guarantees the same levels of support for the lifetime of the project, known as grandfathering. The Scottish Government has devolved powers over grandfathering policy and has confirmed it will retain support for solar PV projects in Scotland. ... read more
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Volvo's Hagerstown MD site opens parking lot solar canopy
Volvo Group North America's Hagerstown, Maryland powertrain manufacturing facility has dedicated a new parking lot solar canopy structure that generates clean, renewable electricity, while keeping v ... more
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Invisibility cloak might enhance efficiency of solar cells
Success of the energy turnaround will depend decisively on the extended use of renewable energy sources. However, their efficiency partly is much smaller than that of conventional energy sources. Th ... more
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PowerClerk speeding time to solar interconnection across five US utilities
Clean Power Research has announced that in the past five months, PowerClerk Interconnect has processed more than 25,000 interconnection applications for five utilities including Southern California ... more
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Finding a way to boost efficiency of CIGS solar cells
CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) solar cells are compound thin-film solar cells and the most established alternative to silicon solar cells. Solar conversion efficiencies of over 20% have recen ... more


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Five Top Benefits of Selling "Clean" with Green
To sell truly clean, green solar power that increases the energy savings, longevity, and effectiveness of solar and other home equipment, proactive dealers are now adding a power conditioning and pr ... more
Training Space Professionals Since 1970

Nuclear Decommissioning And Used Fuel Market 2015
Make SMRs a commercial reality Turn key solar systems for domestic and commercial installations
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India backs solar as Paris climate talks loom
Under a blistering sun, workers install a sea of solar panels in a north Indian desert as part of the government's clean energy push --- and its trump card at upcoming climate change talks in Paris. ... more
ENERGY TECH

Method could make hydrogen fuel cells more efficient
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 l ... more
24/7 News Coverage
New research improves understanding of ancient landscapes

Putin says Arctic exploration a priority for Russia

Space Mystery Solved by Student Satellite

NASA's CATS concludes successful mission on Space Station

Pangolin traffickers opening up new routes: study

When physics gives evolution a leg up by breaking one

Scientists reveal rules for making ribs

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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
The Asian Development Bank said it was supporting China's economic and energy transformation as Beijing embarks on comprehensive reforms. ... more
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Starbucks, Nike join 100% renewable energy pledge
Major US companies including Walmart, Starbucks and Nike vowed Wednesday to move completely to renewable energy in the long term as part of a global effort against climate change. ... more
Nuclear Operations and Maintenance Efficiency Summit USA 2015
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The precision of solar photovoltaic power measurements doubled
An analysis carried out by JRC scientists shows that the uncertainty in measurement of power generation from a photovoltaic (PV) cell can be more than halved, thus bringing an economic benefit to bo ... more
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Sky Solar and Hudson Clean Energy to fund up to $100 million in solar projects
Sky Solar Holdings and Hudson Clean Energy Partners have formed a new strategic partnership to fund solar projects in Latin America and Japan with a total capital commitment from Hudson of up to $10 ... more
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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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Iran supplied ballistic missile to Yemen rebels: US

Lockheed Martin successfully fired their new anti-ship missile

First GPS 3 satellite receives commands from new OCX ground control segment

EU launches defence pact it calls 'bad news for enemies'

China, S. Korea eye warmer ties following tensions

Putin, Trump discuss N Korea in phone call

Boeing to support Air Force's minuteman program

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Rooftop Installation Of Intecto Integrated PV Tile

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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

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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

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Building the electron superhighway

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New spectroscopy method captures reactions in photosynthesis

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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

PolyU develops novel efficient and low-cost semitransparent solar cells

Inspired by art, lightweight solar cells track the sun

Recurrent Energy Secures Financing for 100 Megawatt Mustang Solar Power Project

Canadian Solar Announces 200 Megawatt Tranquillity Solar Power Project

PEG raises $3.20 million to expand innovative off-grid solar to households in West Africa

ATT Improves Solar Energy Management with Enphase Energy Using IoT Technology

Making fuel from light

Made from solar concentrate

PV Energy to provide Antigua and Barbuda with clean solar power

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