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March 01, 2016
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Solar Impulse plane makes first maintenance flight in Hawaii
Geneva (AFP) Feb 27, 2016
The sun-powered plane Solar Impulse 2 has made a successful test flight in Hawaii, where it has been grounded for repairs on its round-the-world trek, the Swiss-based project said Saturday. "The first Solar Impulse 2 maintenance flight took place on Friday 26 of February (and) was uneventful. The plane took off from Kalaeloa airport at 4:32PM UTC [GMT] with our test pilot, Markus Scherdel, in the cockpit, and landed at 6:05PM UTC," it said on its blog. Lasting an hour and a half and reaching an ... read more
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Philippines gets novel lending support for renewables
The Asian Development Bank announced it issued its first-ever bond initiative to help back geothermal energy in the emerging Philippines market. ... more
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New molecular property may mean more efficient solar and opto-electronic devices
Chemists and polymer scientists collaborating at the University of Massachusetts Amherst report in Nature Communications this week that they have for the first time identified an unexpected property ... more
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Eltek Passes 10,000 Hybrid-Solar Telecom Sites Installed
Eltek has announced it has installed more than 10,000 hybrid solar-grid power systems to remote telecom sites since it first launched hybrid-solar products in 2008. Solar power for telecom sit ... more
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Chemically storing solar power
Nature shows us how it is done: Plants can absorb sunlight and store its energy chemically. Imitating this on large industrial scale, however, is difficult. Photovoltaics convert sunlight to electri ... more


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SoloPower-led team target Indian rooftop PV market
SoloPower Systems has announces that Bharat Light and Power ("BLP"), a leader in the Indian renewable energy industry, has signed a collaboration agreement with SoloPower for utilizing its advanced ... more

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Bifacial PV system shows large energy yield increase
The first exciting results have emerged from one of the very first BiSoN bifacial module operating systems to be installed: during the first month of exposure (from 27/11 to 23/12) the average yield ... more
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KYOCERA kelps Dominican Republic save money with renewable energy
Supporting the Dominican Republic's goals to increase solar power deployment and reduce climate impact, Kyocera Solar has announced that Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM) has i ... more
24/7 News Coverage
New research improves understanding of ancient landscapes

Putin says Arctic exploration a priority for Russia

Space Mystery Solved by Student Satellite

NASA's CATS concludes successful mission on Space Station

Pangolin traffickers opening up new routes: study

When physics gives evolution a leg up by breaking one

Scientists reveal rules for making ribs

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Landmark Community Solar Initiative Moves Forward In Maryland
Aiming to be a leader in clean energy access, utility regulators in Maryland has voted to advance a set of forward-thinking proposed policies that will help remove barriers to renewable energy under ... more
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New technique for turning sunlight into hydrogen
A team of Korean researchers, affiliated with UNIST has recently pioneered in developing a new type of multilayered (Au NPs/TiO2/Au) photoelectrode that boosts the ability of solar water-splitting t ... more
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UTA researchers devise more efficient materials for solar fuel cells
University of Texas at Arlington chemists have developed new high-performing materials for cells that harness sunlight to split carbon dioxide and water into useable fuels like methanol and hydrogen ... more
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KYOCERA Donates Solar Power Generating Systems to Nepal to Support Earthquake Reconstruction
Kyocera has announced that it has donated five portable solar power generating systems through the United Nations Development Programme (herein "UNDP") to support reconstruction efforts in regions o ... more
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Michigan draws fire over clean energy plans
With a Supreme Court vacancy hanging over federal energy plans, the Michigan chapter of the Sierra Club cried foul after the state raised low-carbon questions. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Two rookie astronauts, cosmonaut blast off to ISS

SpaceX resupply truck Dragon on route to ISS for space research delivery

Opportunity Comes to a Fork in the Road

Thales Alenia Space signs 3 contracts for NASA's deep space exploration

Initial results and data from observations of 'Oumuamua

Planting oxygen ensures a breath of fresh air

ArianeGroup signs contract with ESA for future Prometheus engine

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SolarEdge Surpasses 10 Million Shipped Power Optimizers
SolarEdge Technologies reports it has shipped its 10 millionth power optimizer. With systems installed in more than 90 countries, SolarEdge reached its 10 millionth shipped power optimizer in 10 yea ... more
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Clean Energy Collective Co-Founds Community Solar Trade Association
Clean Energy Collective (CEC), the nation's leading community solar developer, announced its role as a founding member in the newly formed Coalition for Community Solar Access (CCSA), the first nati ... more
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Renewables for mining go baseload with a hybrid fuel-solar solution
The study "A hybrid solution with concentrated solar power (CSP) and fuel for baseload mining operations" analyses the fit of Stirling Hybrid solutions for the mining industry. The Stirling engine b ... more
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Global Solar PV Pipeline Surpasses 200 GW
With the United States in the lead, due in large part to the recent extension in the country's solar investment tax credit (ITC) late last year, the global solar photovoltaic pipeline now exceeds 20 ... more
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Kyocera Solar Selected to Power First Utility-Scale Rooftop Installation in Holyoke, MA
Kyocera Solar has announced that it joined forces with Healthy Planet Partners, LLC (HPP), a clean energy solutions fund that finances, implements and maintains energy efficiency projects that optim ... more

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White House stands by Clean Power Plan
As the Supreme Court issues a stay on a pivotal Clean Power Plan, the White House said the EPA would continue working with states to reduce their emissions. ... more
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Vikram Solar expands into 14 additional sub-Saharan countries
The solar company Vikram Solar is partnering with Powertech Africa, a leading African distributor of energy technology, thereby entering 14 new markets in sub-Saharan Africa, including Botswana, Zim ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Iran supplied ballistic missile to Yemen rebels: US

Lockheed Martin successfully fired their new anti-ship missile

First GPS 3 satellite receives commands from new OCX ground control segment

EU launches defence pact it calls 'bad news for enemies'

China, S. Korea eye warmer ties following tensions

Putin, Trump discuss N Korea in phone call

Boeing to support Air Force's minuteman program



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Solantro Semiconductor partners with Smarttrak for PV solar solutions in India

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SMA and SolarEdge solar inverter businesses booming, on back of United States growth

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Claims for solar cell efficiency put to test at NREL

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Obama seeks to double US funds for clean energy research

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Host-guest nanowires for efficient water splitting and solar energy storage

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Morocco launches first solar power plant

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Lockheed Martin taps more solar power


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