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January 18, 2016
ENERGY NEWS
Clean energy to conquer new markets in 2016
Zug, Switzerland (SPX) Jan 18, 2016
The year 2015 has been characterized by the world's commitment to clean energy. At least since the climate agreement at the United Nations Climate Change Conference, held in December 2015 in Paris, there is a global consent to reduce CO2 emissions and to encourage the usage of clean energy sources. The Swiss-based solar energy provider The meeco Group has supported this development through a multitude of successful solar power projects. In retrospective the meeco Group in 2015 has build on the dev ... read more
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Scientists show a new way to absorb electromagnetic radiation
A team of authors from MIPT, Kansas State University, and the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory have demonstrated that it is possible to fully absorb electromagnetic radiation using an anisotropic crys ... more
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On perovskites produced by mechanochemistry
Perovskites, substances that perfectly absorb light, are the future of solar energy. The opportunity for their rapid dissemination has just increased thanks to a cheap and environmentally safe metho ... more
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Juno Spacecraft Breaks Solar Power Distance Record
NASA's Juno mission to Jupiter has broken the record to become humanity's most distant solar-powered emissary. The milestone occurred at 11 a.m. PST (2 p.m. EST, 19:00 UTC) on Wednesday, Jan. 13, wh ... more
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China Pushed Global Renewable Installed Capacity Beyond 900 Gigawatts in 2015
China was the world's leading market across a number of renewable energy technologies in 2015 and helped to drive global renewable installed capacity to an estimated 913.48 Gigawatts (GW), says rese ... more


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SolarEdge's StorEdge Solution is Now Internationally Available
SolarEdge Technologies has announced the immediate international availability of its StorEdge solution. At the end of 2015, the company already completed a number of StorEdge installations in select ... more

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Pedal, solar power aims to be the new hybrid
Is it a car, a bike or some other kind of contraption? ... more
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Green campaigners back Italian giant's tilt to renewable energy
Italian energy giant Enel was Monday putting the finishing touches to a corporate restructure designed to put renewables at the core of the company's strategy in a move hailed by erstwhile critic Greenpeace. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
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US transportation and water infrastructure not broken

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

Heavy snow causes travel mayhem in northern Europe

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X-rays reveal details of plastic solar cell production
Plastic solar cells are light, easy to install, and readily produced using a printer. Nevertheless, the processes that take place on the molecular scale during the production of organic solar cells ... more
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Visualizing atoms of perovskite crystals
Organic-inorganic perovskite materials are key components of the new generation of solar cells. Understanding properties of these materials is important for improving lifetime and quality of solar c ... more
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Optimum band gap for hybrid silicon/perovskite tandem solar cell
Tandem solar cells based on silicon and perovskites have raised high hopes for future high efficiency solar modules. A tandem solar cell works by absorbing the high energy photons (visible lig ... more
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WATER WORLD

Leaf-mimicking device harnesses light to purify water
For years, scientists have been pursuing ways to imitate a leaf's photosynthetic power to make hydrogen fuel from water and sunlight. In a new twist, a team has come up with another kind of device t ... more
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NREL and CSEM jointly set new efficiency record with dual-junction solar cell
Scientists at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and at the Swiss Center for Electronics and Microtechnology (CSEM) have jointly set a new world record for convertin ... more
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Renewable energy for state renewable portfolio standards yielded sizable benefits
A new study estimates that $2.2 billion in benefits came from reduced greenhouse gas emissions and $5.2 billion from reductions in other air pollution for state renewable portfolio standard (RPS) po ... more
ENERGY TECH

NREL research advances hydrogen production efforts
Researchers at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have made advances toward affordable photoelectrochemical (PEC) production of hydrogen. NREL's scientists too ... more
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How to train your bacterium
Trainers of dogs, horses, and other animal performers take note: a bacterium named Moorella thermoacetica has been induced to perform only a single trick, but it's a doozy. Berkeley Lab researchers ... more
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Researchers teach bacterium how to photosynthesize
For the first time, researchers have trained a non-photosynthetic baterium to perform photosynthesis. Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks? ... more
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Milbank advises on purchase of stake in solar portfolio from Dominion
In its latest major transaction in the solar power sector, a Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy LLP deal team led by corporate partner John Franchini and project finance partner Timothy Wendling advi ... more

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Cellular sensor helps plants find light
Despite seeming passive, plants wage wars with each other to outgrow and absorb sunlight. If a plant is shaded by another, it becomes cut off from essential sunlight it needs to survive. To es ... more
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Morocco postpones opening of huge solar plant without explanation
Morocco postponed without explanation the inauguration of Noor-1, a solar power plant due to open Sunday in Ouarzazate, part of what will eventually be the world's largest solar power production facility. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
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IS battle may be won, but Iraq faces major challenges

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NREL research advances hydrogen production efforts

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