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December 01, 2015
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Storing solar energy underground for a cloudy day
Stanford CA (SPX) Dec 01, 2015
A new study shows that wind, water and solar generators can theoretically result in a reliable, affordable national grid when the generators are combined with inexpensive storage. Over the last few years, Mark Jacobson, a Stanford professor of civil and environmental engineering, and his colleague, Mark Delucchi of the University of California, Berkeley, have produced a series of plans, based on huge amounts of data churned through computer models, showing how each state in America could shift fro ... read more
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Naturalist David Attenborough says Sun can save Earth
Filmmaker David Attenborough, whose soothing voice narrated the vicarious journey of millions of TV viewers through the wonders of the natural world, called at a climate summit Monday for scientific investment in "saving the world". ... more
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Tandem solar cells are simply better
What is true for double-blade razors is also true for solar cells: two work steps are more thorough than one. Stacking two solar cells one on top of the other, where top cell is semi-transparent, wh ... more
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Stanford technology makes metal wires on solar cells nearly invisible to light
A solar cell is basically a semiconductor, which converts sunlight into electricity, sandwiched between metal contacts that carry the electrical current. But this widely used design has a flaw: The ... more
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Australian-first safety guide and study show what's in store for our energy future
The Clean Energy Council is launching an Australian-first home energy storage safety guide in collaboration with CSIRO at an event in Sydney today, along with the most comprehensive national study o ... more


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Designing PV panels so attractive they turn the neighbors green
Would more homeowners put solar panels on their homes if they didn't look so ugly? What if a company's logo could not only shine on a commercial property but also supply it with solar energy? What i ... more

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Alliance Fund II provides $25M facility for Cypress Creek Renewables
North Sky Capital's Alliance Fund II announced that it has completed its first investment, a $25 million capital facility that will finance the development of solar PV power plants by Cypress Creek ... more
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Canadian Solar and Sunrun sign 112 MW module supply agreement
Canadian Solar will supply 112 MW of Canadian Solar CS6P-265P PV modules to Sunrun, the largest dedicated residential solar company in the United States, in 2016. "We are pleased to be working ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Hydropower dams can be managed without an all-or-nothing choice between energy and food

Researchers establish long-sought source of ocean methane

Researchers pin down one source of a potent greenhouse gas

Warming Arctic is 'new normal,' will affect us all: report

West coast earthquake early warning system continues progress toward public use

NASA's CATS concludes successful mission on Space Station

'We're losing the battle', Macron tells Paris climate talks

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Recurrent Energy Closes Financing for 100 MW Astoria Solar Power Project
Canadian Solar reports that its wholly owned subsidiary, Recurrent Energy, one of North America's largest solar project developers, closed on a tax equity investment commitment with GE unit GE Energ ... more
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Solar3D's Upcoming Acquisition, Elite Solar, Reports Over $7 Million in New Solar Contracts
Solar3D has announced that Elite Solar, the Company's newest planned acquisition, reports over $7 million in projects that have begun recently and a backlog of contracted projects of over $5.5 milli ... more
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UAE channels oil money into alternative energy
Rising from the desert outside Abu Dhabi, Masdar city is laying the groundwork for when the United Arab Emirates' oil wells run dry. ... more
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Onion-like layers help this efficient new nanoparticle glow
A new, onion-like nanoparticle could open new frontiers in biomaging, solar energy harvesting and light-based security techniques. The particle's innovation lies in its layers: a coating of organic ... more
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Turkey driving renewable energy growth in the MENAT region
Ever increasing demand for energy in Turkey is boosting the growth of renewable energy - most notably wind - in the MENAT region. Other significant opportunities for material, component and equipmen ... more
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Aerospace's SeedTECH AI advances to second round of $5M IBM Watson XPRIZE

Nature's toughest substances decoded

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Costa Rica boasts clean energy -- and bad car pollution
At dusk one weekend on Costa Rica's tropical Pacific coast, Mamiche is catering to a line of customers in front of the beachside ice-cream stand he tends. ... more
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Benin tackles climate change with sunshine and coconuts
Philomene Ahouansou cooks beans and rice in three giant steel pots by the roadside in Benin's capital, Porto-Novo. It's a scene that's common throughout the country. ... more
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Increased potential for perovskites as a material for solar cells
Scientists at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have demonstrated a way to significantly increase the efficiency of perovskite solar cells by reducing the amount of ... more
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Lightsource to Launch Major Investment into India Solar PV Market
Lightsource Renewable Energy is spearheading a 2 billion pound investment in solar energy in India. The firm has announced plans to design, install and manage more than 3 Gigawatts (GW) of solar pho ... more
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Microbes map path toward renewable energy future
In the quest for renewable fuels, scientists are taking lessons from a humble bacterium that fills our oceans and covers moist surfaces the world over. While the organism captures light to make food ... more

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U.S. takes community approach to solar power
The U.S. national grid could be greener with the advancement of solar power for low- to moderate-income households, the White House said. ... more
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Maximizing Competitive Advantage in Electricity Storage and PV Markets
Jackson Associates has announced the publication of a new, free white paper "Maximizing Competitive Advantage in Electric Storage and PV Markets with Utility Customer Electricity Use Databases and A ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US ready for North Korea talks 'without preconditions'

US urges talks as North Korea brags of nuclear arsenal

Tillerson 'confident' in North Korea talks plan

Kim vows to make N. Korea 'strongest nuclear power'

US, S. Korea 'discuss' military drills amid Olympic worries

South Korean leader starts fence-mending trip to China

Dennis Rodman: Trump and N. Korea's Kim 'pretty much the same'



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Appraisers across 6 states find home buyers pay premium for solar homes

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Canada's Trudeau unveils plan to fund green infrastructure at G20

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China to become global leader in renewable technology

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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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Go green to save the world and the world economy: OECD

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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

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Trina Solar hits record 21.25% efficiency for multi-crystalline silicon cell

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Western Region ACORE report for renewables released

New low-cost battery could help store renewable energy

Lightsource Renewable Energy closes 284m Pound Senior and Mezzanine Refinancing

Kyocera TCL Solar completes solar power plant on Reclaimed Island

Storage advance may boost solar thermal energy potential

Renewables key in race against climate change clock

Philippines gets support for green agenda

New approach to supply airports with clean energy

Italy's Eni reviews renewables for Algeria

There might be ways to exploit renewable energy and also allow for protecting biodiversity

Researcher develops material to create sustainable energy source

China's Li: Beijing has 'duty to humanity' to boost green growth

Monolithic perovskite/silicon tandem solar cell achieves record efficiency

Trina Solar Signs RMB10 Billion in Strategic Cooperative Financing Agreements with CITIC

Leadership and reform needed to deliver renewable energy future

IHS warns of Potential Solar Wafer Supply Shortage in 1H 2016


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