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March 22, 2016
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Industry tightens screws on solar panel safety
Melbourne, Australia (SPX) Mar 17, 2016
The renewable energy industry's peak body has introduced new initiatives that will substantially lift the bar on the quality of solar power products sold in Australia. Clean Energy Council Chief Executive Kane Thornton said the changes were the latest in a series of proactive steps by the industry to ensure the absolute highest standards for people buying solar power systems. "Solar panels and inverters already need to be independently tested and demonstrate their compliance with Australian ... read more
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Building better solar technologies for deep space missions
NASA's Game Changing Development (GCD) program has selected four proposals to develop solar array technologies that will aid spacecraft in exploring destinations well beyond low-Earth orbit, includi ... more
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Lockheed Martin forms energy group
Defense company Lockheed Martin said it formed a new commercial line that would focus on expanding into the energy technology market. ... more
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Ingeteam Test Labs join Intertek's global SATELLITE program
Intertek has announced that Ingeteam has joined Intertek's SATELLITETM data acceptance program. Intertek's SATELLITE data acceptance program integrates speed, flexibility, and cost effectiveness int ... more
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The rise and fall of Spanish renewable energy giant Abengoa
Abengoa went from fixing electrical installations in war-torn Spain in the 1940s to building the world's largest solar power plant in the US - a remarkable success story until its uncontrolled growth pushed it to the brink of bankruptcy. ... more


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China's ambition after space station
China will manage to exploit the space between earth and the moon for solar power and other resources after it builds a space station in 2020, Lt Gen. Zhang Yulin, said Monday. The deputy chie ... more

Transition from Operations to Decommissioning by Preparing a Safe, Cost-Effective Shut Down and Waste Management Strategy

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Brazil uses dammed lake surface for floating solar panels
Two decades ago, a section of the Amazon rainforest was flooded for a dam that currently produces little electricity. Engineers now see that artificial lake as an ideal surface for floating solar panels. ... more
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Spain's Abengoa reaches preliminary deal with creditors to avoid bankruptcy
Spain's Abengoa said Thursday it had reached a preliminary agreement with its creditors aimed at staving off bankruptcy that could see them take control of the renewable energy giant. ... more
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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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Whole Foods Market announce large scale commercial solar project
Whole Foods Market in conjunction with NRG Energy plans to install rooftop solar at up to 84 Whole Foods stores and distribution centers across 9 states to generate renewable energy onsite. When com ... more
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Skypower partners with Sachigo Lake First Nation to build solar parks
SkyPower and its partners are pleased to announce its partnership with Sachigo Lake First Nation in the development of a multitude of utility-scale solar photovoltaic projects in Ontario. SkyP ... more
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Abengoa shares soar as creditors said to throw lifeline
Shares in Spain's renewable energy giant Abengoa soared Tuesday on the Madrid exchange after a source close to debt talks said creditors had agreed to keep financing the troubled company. ... more
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Tax credit extensions impact renewable energy deployments
A critical milestone has been reached in cadmium telluride (CdTe) solar cell technology, helping pave the way for solar energy to directly compete with electricity generated by conventional energy s ... more
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Canada makes low-carbon commitments
Canadian leaders outlined pledges for a nation-wide commitment to transforming the economy to one more focused on low-carbon opportunities. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Two rookie astronauts, cosmonaut blast off to ISS

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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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Researchers make key improvement in solar cell technology
Researchers have reached a critical milestone in solar cell fabrication, helping pave the way for solar energy to directly compete with electricity generated by conventional energy sources. Le ... more
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Solar cells as light as a soap bubble
Imagine solar cells so thin, flexible, and lightweight that they could be placed on almost any material or surface, including your hat, shirt, or smartphone, or even on a sheet of paper or a helium ... more
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SolarEdge launches commercial Inverter solution in Japan
SolarEdge Technologies is launching its commercial inverter solution in Japan. The SolarEdge commercial solution consist of small and light-weight three-phase commercial inverters, sized 24.75kW and ... more
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Clean Energy Collective and Xcel Energy Reach Agreement on Community Solar Program
Colorado's electricity customers will gain greater access to local clean power production after another boost to the state's burgeoning community solar market. Clean Energy Collective (CEC), the nat ... more
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Solar Impulse plane makes first maintenance flight in Hawaii
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. ... 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
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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Philippines gets novel lending support for renewables

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Landmark Community Solar Initiative Moves Forward In Maryland

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Chemically storing solar power

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SoloPower-led team target Indian rooftop PV market

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Bifacial PV system shows large energy yield increase

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KYOCERA kelps Dominican Republic save money with renewable energy


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