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October 08, 2015
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China eyes huge solar-thermal power project
Beijing (XNA) Oct 08, 2015
China is planning a series of solar-thermal power pilot projects to help develop the technology. The industrial scale of solar thermal power needs to be expanded, and an industrial chain on thermal equipment manufacturing and processing should be established, according to an announcement by the National Energy Administration (NEA) on Wednesday. To achieve that, the statement demanded, the pilot projects must be large enough to be used commercially, with capacity being no less than 50,000 kil ... read more
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SkyPower Announces 500 MW of Solar Energy Projects in Panama
During the 70th United Nations General Assembly in New York, SkyPower, the world's largest developer and owner of utility-scale solar projects, made a historic announcement with President Juan Carlo ... more
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Microsemi ships Solar Bypass Device with CoolRUN technology
Microsemi Corporation (has announced the availability of the LX2410A IDEAL solar bypass device with Microsemi's patented CoolRUN technology, designed to provide a bypass path in photovoltaic (PV) mo ... more
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Trina Solar offers range of products for UK solar market
Trina Solar Limited will be introducing its latest products and innovative tools at this year's Solar Energy UK exhibition. On 13th-15th October 2015 at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, ... more
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INTERNET SPACE

Anti-aging treatment for smart windows
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 ... 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
24/7 News Coverage
New research improves understanding of ancient landscapes

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NASA's CATS concludes successful mission on Space Station

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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
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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
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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
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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
OIL AND GAS

Greening the electric grid with gas turbines
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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
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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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

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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

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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