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November 14, 2015
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New low-cost battery could help store renewable energy
Washington DC (SPX) Nov 09, 2015
Wind and solar energy projects are growing at a respectable clip. But storing electric power for days when the air is still or when the sun goes down remains a challenge, largely due to cost. Now researchers are developing a new battery that could bring the price of storage to more affordable levels. They report their new battery that uses low-cost materials - sodium and magnesium - in ACS' journal Chemistry of Materials. Today, lithium-ion batteries are the storage technology of choice for ... read more
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Suncrest Solar expands residential solar services
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Owens Corning and Constellation Celebrate Completion of 2.4-MW Solar Project
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Recurrent Energy secures financing for 60MW solar project
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World energy use to grow one-third over 25 years, renewables making inroads: IEA
Global energy use is set to grow by one-third over the next 25 years, driven mostly by emerging economies, the International Energy Agency said on Tuesday. ... more
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Trina Solar hits record 21.25% efficiency for multi-crystalline silicon cell
Trina Solar Limited reports that its State Key Laboratory of PV Science and Technology of China has set a new world record for a high-efficiency p-type multi-crystalline silicon (mc-Si) solar cell. ... more
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Western Region ACORE report for renewables released
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Lightsource Renewable Energy closes 284m Pound Senior and Mezzanine Refinancing
Lightsource and its financial adviser, The Royal Bank of Scotland plc ("RBS"), are pleased to announce the successful 284m pound refinancing of a portfolio of UK solar projects, owned and operated b ... more
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Kyocera TCL Solar completes solar power plant on Reclaimed Island
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Storage advance may boost solar thermal energy potential
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Philippines gets support for green agenda
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China's Li: Beijing has 'duty to humanity' to boost green growth
China has used up too much energy and too many resources in its quest for growth, Premier Li Keqiang told visiting French President Francois Hollande Tuesday, adding it has a "duty to humanity" to clean itself up. ... more
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Trina Solar Signs RMB10 Billion in Strategic Cooperative Financing Agreements with CITIC
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