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December 17, 2015
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'Hydricity' concept uses solar energy to produce power round-the-clock
West Lafayette IN (SPX) Dec 16, 2015
Researchers are proposing a new "hydricity" concept aimed at creating a sustainable economy by not only generating electricity with solar energy but also producing and storing hydrogen from superheated water for round-the-clock power production. "The proposed hydricity concept represents a potential breakthrough solution for continuous and efficient power generation," said Rakesh Agrawal, Purdue University's Winthrop E. Stone Distinguished Professor in the School of Chemical Engineering, who worke ... read more
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Solar cells that can face almost any direction and keep themselves clean
In recent years, a complicated discussion over which direction solar cells should face - south or west - has likely left customers uncertain about the best way to orient their panels. Now researcher ... more
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Corning and Duke Energy Strike 25-Year Solar Energy Pact
Corning has entered into a 25-year power purchase agreement for solar-generated electricity produced by Duke Energy Renewables. Corning will purchase 62.5% of the expected output of the facility, es ... more
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Trina Solar Announces Withdrawal from EU Price Undertaking
Trina Solar has announced its withdrawal from the European Union ("EU") Price Undertaking ("UT") and will continue to service EU customers through its overseas manufacturing facilities. On Dec ... more
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MegaGroup signs deal for new silicon PV ingots and wafers plant
One of the largest photovoltaic plant in Europe is about to be powered up and it carries Italian Photovoltaic holding MegaGroup's signature. The agreement allows the production in Kozarska Dubica (B ... more


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Kyocera expands number of solar recharging stations in Japan
Kyocera has supplied two more solar-powered recharging stations in Kyotango City, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan which began operation earlier this month. The stations power electric vehicles (EVs) as well ... 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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How meeco designs and develops its solar energy storage solutions
Solar energy is a clean and reliable power source. But unfortunately the sun does not shine 24 hours a day and therefore access to sunlight is limited in the morning and in the evening and of course ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Forests are the key to fresh water

US transportation and water infrastructure not broken

Unearthing the underground effects of earthquakes and volcanoes

Soil researchers quantify an underappreciated factor in carbon release to the atmosphere

Heavy snow causes travel mayhem in northern Europe

Billionaire Guo Wengui wants regime change in Beijing

Fire in southern California threatening another city

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Study Provides Solar PV Business Model Impacts For Utility Participants
The Smart Grid Research Consortium (SGRC) has announced initiation of a new multi-client study to forecast and analyze business model impacts of residential solar PV over the next decade. SGRC ... more
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Spain wants to retake lead in renewable energy
A former global champion of renewable energy, Spain wants to make up the ground it lost during the economic crisis when it reversed its policy slashing subsidies and decimating the sector. ... more
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Vast desert sun farm to help light up Morocco
On the edge of the Sahara desert, engineers make final checks to a sea of metal mirrors turned towards the sun, preparing for the launch of Morocco's first solar power plant. ... more
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Nigeria gets Africa's first football pitch lit by players
Africa's first football pitch lit solely by the players' movements has been inaugurated in Lagos, the economic hub of power-starved Nigeria, at a ceremony attended by US-Senegalese rapper Akon. ... more
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Chile plans hydropower plant -- in desert
Building a $400-million hydroelectric power plant in the world's most arid desert may seem like an engineering debacle, but Chile sees it as a revolutionary way to generate green energy. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon

The Second Moon Race

Military defense market faces new challenges to acquiring SatCom platforms

Russia says 'satellite' could have caused radioactive pollution

Spaceships and Politics: Sputnik Talks to Cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev

NASA Selects Three Companies to Develop 'FabLab' Prototypes

New Horizons Corrects Its Course in the Kuiper Belt

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China energy giant CGN strikes 1.6bn euro French solar deal
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. ... 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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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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Japan to host joint missile tracking drill amid N. Korea threat

Israel shoots down rocket fired from Gaza: army

N.Korea threats spark South Korea arms sales: study

UN envoy warns N. Korea 'miscalculation' could trigger conflict

'Defeated' IS still poses danger in Iraq

IS battle may be won, but Iraq faces major challenges

Iraq holds military parade to celebrate victory over IS



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FSU researchers pushing limits of solar cells

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EIA tracking small-scale solar PV capacity and generation across US

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Fitch skeptical of RWE spinoff

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A molecule that self-assembles into flower-shaped crystalline patterns

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New plastic solar cell minimizes loss of photon energy

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Photonic 'sintering' may create new solar, electronics manufacturing technologies

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Investors flee fossil fuels, but many banks still back coal: reports

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Adapting to their environment: Romag's multi-functional BIPV

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Google to boost renewable energy for data centers

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5,000-panel solar carport opens at Maryland factory

Derby's new high-tech hub powered by 200-panel PV array

Small-scale solar power growing in the United States

France to give Africa 2 bn euros for green energy

Warm countries launch Sun-energy alliance

SunEdison signs 6MW solar power deal with LA County

South Australia lights the way on road to renewables

Tandem solar cells are simply better

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

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

Storing solar energy underground for a cloudy day

Naturalist David Attenborough says Sun can save Earth

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


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