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April 05, 2016
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Community solar systems add savings to local energy coop projects
Corvallis OR (SPX) Apr 05, 2016
Part of the future of solar energy, especially for residential use, may be small "community-based" systems in which neighbors join together in the construction and use of solar systems to optimize the energy produced in their neighborhood - and share in the benefits. New research by engineers at Oregon State University indicate that an optimal development of neighborhood solar energy might increase the total electricity produced by 5-10 percent, a significant gain by the standards of solar energy ... read more
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Renewables use could save $750 bn in Mideast, Africa: official
Middle Eastern and North African nations can make a "net benefit" of $750 billion if they achieve their set targets on the use of renewable energy, a senior official said Monday. ... more
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Anesco constructs solar farm to support Chesterfield community
National energy efficiency solutions company Anesco has played a key role in a ground-breaking new community solar farm in Chesterfield, which will provide a long term funding stream for local chari ... more
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China-US trade dispute drives Solar-PV polysilicon prices up
The ongoing trade dispute between China and the United States continues to affect the manufacture of polysilicon used for solar-photovoltaic (PV) modules in both countries, but not equally. A rush t ... more
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Solar cell material can recycle light to boost efficiency
Scientists have discovered that a highly promising group of materials known as hybrid lead halide perovskites can recycle light - a finding that they believe could lead to large gains in the efficie ... more


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42 MW Futtsu Solar Power Project in Japan Completed
Pattern Energy Group LP ("Pattern Development"), and Green Power Investment Corporation ("GPI") have announced the completion of the 42 megawatt (MW) Futtsu Solar photovoltaic (PV) power facility. ... more

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

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Renewable energy investments sees new world record set
Coal and gas-fired electricity generation last year drew less than half the record investment made in solar, wind and other renewables capacity - one of several important firsts for green energy ann ... more
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New catalyst offers efficient storage of energy
We can't control when the wind blows and when the sun shines, so finding efficient ways to store energy from alternative sources remains an urgent research problem. Now, a group of researchers led b ... 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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Creditors give Spanish energy giant Abengoa seven months' grace
One of the world's biggest renewable energy firms, Spain's Abengoa, said Monday it had been given a seven-month breathing space by its creditors for restructuring that should stave off the threat of immediate bankruptcy. ... more
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Solar fuels: A refined protective layer for the 'artificial leaf'
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 E ... 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
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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
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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
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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Brazil uses dammed lake surface for floating solar panels

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Spain's Abengoa reaches preliminary deal with creditors to avoid bankruptcy

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Whole Foods Market announce large scale commercial solar project

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Skypower partners with Sachigo Lake First Nation to build solar parks

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Abengoa shares soar as creditors said to throw lifeline

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Tax credit extensions impact renewable energy deployments

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Canada makes low-carbon commitments


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