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March 28, 2016
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Solar fuels: A refined protective layer for the 'artificial leaf'
Berlin, Germany (SPX) Mar 28, 2016
The team was able for the first time to produce a hybrid structure that converts 12 per cent of the incident solar energy into the form of hydrogen. The results have now been published in Advanced Energy Materials. The "artificial leaf" consists in principle of a solar cell that is combined with further functional layers. These act as electrodes and additionally are coated with catalysts. If the complex system of materials is submerged in water and illuminated, it can decompose water molecules. Th ... read more
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New ORNL method could unleash solar power potential
Measurement and data analysis techniques developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory could provide new insight into performance-robbing flaws in crystalline structures, ult ... more
TECH SPACE

Lehigh scientists extend the reach of single crystals
Materials scientists and physicists at Lehigh University have demonstrated a new method of making single crystals that could enable a wider range of materials to be used in microelectronics, solar e ... more
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Australia invests $760 million in technologies to fight climate change
Australia will invest Aus$1 billion in clean energy technologies, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said Wednesday, in a stark shift away from his predecessor's climate change policies as an election looms. ... more
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CIVIL NUCLEAR

Researchers crack 50-year-old nuclear waste problem, make storage safer
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have adapted a technology developed for solar energy in order to selectively remove one of the trickiest and most-difficult-to-remove e ... 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

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

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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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Industry tightens screws on solar panel safety
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 Chi ... 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
DRAGON SPACE

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
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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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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

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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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Iran supplied ballistic missile to Yemen rebels: US

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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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SolarEdge launches commercial Inverter solution in Japan

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Clean Energy Collective and Xcel Energy Reach Agreement on Community Solar Program

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Solar Impulse plane makes first maintenance flight in Hawaii

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New molecular property may mean more efficient solar and opto-electronic devices

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Eltek Passes 10,000 Hybrid-Solar Telecom Sites Installed

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Philippines gets novel lending support for renewables


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