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December 11, 2015
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China energy giant CGN strikes 1.6bn euro French solar deal
Bordeaux (AFP) Dec 10, 2015
Energy giant China General Nuclear Power Corporation (CGN) said Thursday it plans to invest 1.6 billion euros ($1.8 billion) over five years in a French firm which produces photovoltaic panels for solar power. The agreement, which is set to create up to 3,000 jobs, "is for a minimum 1 gigawatt (of power) over five years," Johnny Schlosmacher, director of Bordeaux-based firm Inovia Concept Développement (ICD), told AFP after inking the deal with CGN's European wing. The partners will work to roll ... read more
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New approaches for hybrid solar cells
Using a new procedure researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Ludwig Maximillians University of Munich (LMU) can now produce extremely thin and robust, yet highly porous semi ... more
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Clean energy innovators ready to scale up operations
Clean energy start-ups and entrepreneurs have welcomed the Federal Government's renewed focus on innovation with the sector already primed to scale up its operations. Luke Osborne from Canberra-base ... more
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PowerCell to hydrogen gas storage from excess renewable energy output
The leading fuel cell company PowerCell Sweden AB (publ) announces partnership with Wallenstam AB, Midroc Automation AB and Hydrogen Sweden to jointly launch a pilot study on developing a system whe ... more
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Saint Lucia showcases its renewable energy transition
Today, in keeping with its promise to transition to 35% renewable energy for electricity generation by 2020 and reduce electricity consumption in the Public Sector by 20% by 2020, the Government of ... more


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NREL estimates economically viable US renewable generation
Analysts at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are providing, for the first time, a method for measuring the economic potential of renewable energy across the United ... more

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Exploring the limits for high-performance LEDs and solar cells
Hybrid optoelectronic devices based on blends of hard and soft semiconductors can combine the properties of the two material types, opening the possibility for devices with novel functionality and p ... more
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Antiguan and Barbudan raising awareness towards solar power across Caribbean
Given the 30% rise in energy demand in only one decade - caused by increasing industrialisation and regional development in the Caribbean - the Government of Antigua and Barbuda (GOAB) is looking to ... more
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NASA's CATS concludes successful mission on Space Station

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FSU researchers pushing limits of solar cells
Florida State University researchers are striving to make solar cells more effective at trapping and using light. They're one step closer. In a new paper in the Journal of Physical Chemistry L ... more
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EIA tracking small-scale solar PV capacity and generation across US
With the release of the Electric Power Monthly (EPM), the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) begins regular reporting of monthly estimates of small-scale distributed solar photovoltaic (PV ... more
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Fitch skeptical of RWE spinoff
Creating a new subsidiary to manage renewable energy for German energy company RWE adds a lay of uncertainty to creditors, Fitch Ratings warned. ... more
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A molecule that self-assembles into flower-shaped crystalline patterns
The National Science Foundation has awarded $1.2 million to three research groups at Indiana University to advance research on self-assembling molecules and computer-aided design software required t ... more
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New plastic solar cell minimizes loss of photon energy
As the world increasingly looks to alternative sources of energy, inexpensive and environmentally friendly polymer-based solar cells have attracted significant attention, but they still do not match ... more
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Photonic 'sintering' may create new solar, electronics manufacturing technologies
Engineers at Oregon State University have made a fundamental breakthrough in understanding the physics of photonic "sintering," which could lead to many new advances in solar cells, flexible electro ... more
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Investors flee fossil fuels, but many banks still back coal: reports
Institutional investors are fleeing fossil fuels even as many major banks continue to pour money into coal, according to reports released at a UN climate conference Wednesday. ... more
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Adapting to their environment: Romag's multi-functional BIPV
Integrated into some of the UK's most striking buildings are the means to generate green energy for their occupants. Their secret is in the glass, or more specifically their Building Integrated PV. ... more
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Google to boost renewable energy for data centers
Google announced plans Thursday to boost its use of renewable energy for its data centers, moving closer to its goal of 100 percent clean energy use. ... more
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5,000-panel solar carport opens at Maryland factory
ConEdison Solutions and Volvo Group North America have announced completion of a 5,000-panel parking-lot solar canopy at Volvo Group's Hagerstown, Maryland powertrain manufacturing facility. T ... more

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Derby's new high-tech hub powered by 200-panel PV array
The Innovation Hub at the heart of Derby's multi-million pound Infinity Park Derby is now being powered by clean, onsite renewables thanks to a new 350m2 rooftop solar system installed by EvoEnergy. ... more
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Small-scale solar power growing in the United States
Small-scale solar installations in the United States account for about a third of the overall capacity on the grid, a report from the federal government said. ... more
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China, S. Korea eye warmer ties following tensions

Putin, Trump discuss N Korea in phone call

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France to give Africa 2 bn euros for green energy

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Warm countries launch Sun-energy alliance

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SunEdison signs 6MW solar power deal with LA County

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South Australia lights the way on road to renewables

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KDC Solar closes $100M debt deal with Highbridge Principal Strategies

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Duke Energy, Google team up on solar power project in N.C.

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Alliance Fund II provides $25M facility for Cypress Creek Renewables

Canadian Solar and Sunrun sign 112 MW module supply agreement

Stanford technology makes metal wires on solar cells nearly invisible to light

Australian-first safety guide and study show what's in store for our energy future

Designing PV panels so attractive they turn the neighbors green

Recurrent Energy Closes Financing for 100 MW Astoria Solar Power Project

Solar3D's Upcoming Acquisition, Elite Solar, Reports Over $7 Million in New Solar Contracts

UAE channels oil money into alternative energy

Onion-like layers help this efficient new nanoparticle glow

Turkey driving renewable energy growth in the MENAT region

Costa Rica boasts clean energy -- and bad car pollution

Benin tackles climate change with sunshine and coconuts

Increased potential for perovskites as a material for solar cells

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Microbes map path toward renewable energy future

U.S. takes community approach to solar power

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

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

China to become global leader in renewable technology

Suncrest Solar expands residential solar services


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