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October 16, 2015
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New research could revolutionize flexible electronics, solar cells
Binghamton NY (SPX) Oct 15, 2015
Binghamton University researchers have demonstrated an eco-friendly process that enables unprecedented spatial control over the electrical properties of graphene oxide. This two-dimensional nanomaterial has the potential to revolutionize flexible electronics, solar cells and biomedical instruments. By using the probe of an atomic force microscope to trigger a local chemical reaction, Jeffrey Mativetsky, assistant professor of physics at Binghamton University, and PhD student Austin Faucett showed ... read more
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Silver: The promising electrode winner for low-cost perovskite solar cells
Perovskite solar cells are the rising star in photovoltaics. They absorb light across almost all visible wavelengths, they have exceptional power conversion efficiencies exceeding 20% in the lab, an ... more
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Breakthrough could lead to cheaper, cleaner solar cells
The hope is to develop efficient and environmentally friendly solar energy applications. Solar energy is an inexhaustible resource that we currently only utilise to a very limited extent. Researcher ... more
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CEC offers rate-based community solar for investor-owned utilities
Continuing to lead innovation, Clean Energy Collective (CEC), the pioneer and national leader of roofless community solar, has announced the launch of the first shared solar program that provides in ... more
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Solar energy training for Antigua and Barbuda
The development of a sustainable and clean energy supply on the Caribbean Islands is making great progresses. Particularly the Government of Antigua and Barbuda (GOAB) stands out with the completion ... more


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Auric Solar flips switch on Utah's largest solar power project
Rio Tinto Stadium, the home of Major League Soccer's Real Salt Lake as well as the USL Real Monarchs, has flipped the ceremonial switch on the state of Utah's largest privately-owned solar array. Th ... more
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British solar player Mark Group collapses
To the ire of low-carbon advocates, Mark Group, one of the largest solar panel companies in the British sector, announced it went into administration. ... more
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China eyes huge solar-thermal power project
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 th ... more
24/7 News Coverage
How much can 252-million-year-old ecosystems tell us about modern Earth? A lot

The origin of the Andes unraveled

Extreme fieldwork, climate modeling yields new insight into predicting Greenland's melt

'Smoke rings' in the ocean spotted from space

Tiny ice losses at Antarctica's fringes can accelerate ice loss far away

World-first uses satellites and ocean models to explain Antarctic seafloor biodiversity

3-D printed microfibers could provide structure for artificially grown body parts

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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
Nuclear Operations and Maintenance Efficiency Summit USA 2015
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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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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Not Your Grandpa's Robot: Russian Robot 'FEDOR' May Become Self-Learning

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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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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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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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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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Kim vows to 'win victory in the showdown' with US

US urges talks with North Korea 'without preconditions'

Don't sleepwalk into war over N. Korea, warns UN boss

Jet-powered drone tested by BAE Systems

Dutch police ground drone-fighting eagles

Lockheed Martin tapped to provide cyber security support

US to send cyber soldiers to the battlefield; 3 plead guilty in botnet attack

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Invisibility cloak might enhance efficiency of solar cells

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DEWA names Schneider Electric as an approved PV Inverter Manufacturer

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PowerClerk speeding time to solar interconnection across five US utilities

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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

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India backs solar as Paris climate talks loom

ENERGY TECH

Method could make hydrogen fuel cells more efficient

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Transparent coating cools solar cells to boost efficiency

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ADB backing green initiatives in China

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Starbucks, Nike join 100% renewable energy pledge

The precision of solar photovoltaic power measurements doubled

Sky Solar and Hudson Clean Energy to fund up to $100 million in solar projects

Greening the electric grid with gas turbines

Scientists improve measurements of solar panel power output

DoE contracts SolarReserve to develop concentrating solar technology

Imec Continues International Leadership in Photovoltaic Research

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