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October 07, 2015
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Anti-aging treatment for smart windows
Uppsala, sweden (SPX) Oct 06, 2015
Electrochromic windows, so-called 'smart windows', share a well-known problem with rechargeable batteries - their limited lifespan. Researchers at Uppsala University have now worked out an entirely new way to rejuvenate smart windows which have started to show signs of age. The study, published in the distinguished science journal Nature Materials, may open the way to other areas of application. Smart windows make it possible to control how much visible light and solar energy enter a building. Thi ... read more
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Africa could quadruple green energy production by 2030: report
Renewable energy sources could supply nearly a quarter of Africa's power needs by 2030, more than four times the current levels, according to a report published Monday by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). ... more
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New 'greener' way to assemble materials for solar applications
The efficiency of solar cells depends on precise engineering of polymers that assemble into films 1,000 times thinner than a human hair. Today, formation of that polymer assembly requires solvents t ... more
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DEWA names Schneider Electric as an approved PV Inverter Manufacturer
Schneider Electric Solar Business is pleased to announce that they have been listed as an approved PV Inverter Manufacturer for Dubai Electric and Water Authority's (DEWA) solar rooftop and net mete ... more
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Graphene as a front contact for silicon-perovskite tandem solar cells
Teams at HZB have already acquired extensive experience with these kinds of tandem cells. A particularly effective complement to conventional silicon is the hybrid material called perovskite. It has ... more


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Research improves efficiency from larger perovskite solar cells
Using a newly developed fabrication method, a research team has attained better than a 15-percent energy conversion efficiency from perovskite solar cells larger than one square centimeter area. The ... more
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Tadiran batteries to power BrightSource's heliostats solar farm
Tadiran Batteries, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Saft Group and a leader in the development of lithium batteries for industrial use, has been awarded a contract by Oakland USA based BrightSource ... more
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Micro photosynthetic power cells may be the next green energy source
A team of researchers from the Optical Bio Microsystem lab at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, have invented and developed micro-photosynthetic cell technology that can harness electrical p ... more
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Boost for Scottish solar projects
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 Gov ... 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
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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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Sky Solar and Hudson Clean Energy to fund up to $100 million in solar projects

OIL AND GAS

Greening the electric grid with gas turbines

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Scientists improve measurements of solar panel power output

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DoE contracts SolarReserve to develop concentrating solar technology

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Imec Continues International Leadership in Photovoltaic Research

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HERO Direct Pay to help solar contractors scale their businesses

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AORA to increase renewable energy collaboration in Africa

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World urged to make clean energy cheaper than coal

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Rooftop Installation Of Intecto Integrated PV Tile

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A turn-key solar irrigation solution for farmers

Schneider Electric to provide first large PV plant in Kazakhstan

New efficiency record for solar hydrogen production is 14 percent

Hybrid solar cell converts both light and heat from sun's rays into electricity

Building the electron superhighway

New spectroscopy method captures reactions in photosynthesis

Artificial 'plants' could fuel the future

Rice researchers demo solar water-splitting technology

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

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