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May 25, 2016
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Expansion of Energy Efficiency at Affordable Housing in New York State
New York NY (SPX) May 25, 2016
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has announced the commitment of more than $27 million in funding to improve the energy efficiency of existing low- to moderate-income (LMI) affordable housing units throughout the state.The funding will be made available to owners and managers of multifamily housing units to reduce energy costs by investing in whole building and in-unit energy efficiency measures. These measures will lower bills for owners and residents by a to ... read more

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What does the Future Hold for Thin Film Solar Panels
The photovoltaic market continues to grow with impressive speed. Large scale silicon solar parks have been all the fashion until now but thin film panels are becoming increasingly popular and will d ... more
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Solar power getting cheaper in the United States
The cost of installing solar energy in the United States is down more than 50 percent since the start of a federal support program, the Energy Department said. ... more
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Boss of China solar firm Hanergy steps down after losing billions
The controversial boss of Chinese solar energy firm Hanergy Thin Film Power Group - once listed as China's richest man - has stepped down as chairman and executive director, the company said, almost a year after its shares imploded. ... more
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Sunrock Investments reaches milestone: over 50 Euro million of solar assets
Amsterdam based Sunrock Investments has realised the acquisition of a 3.0MW portfolio of operational solar rooftop projects in Flanders, Belgium. This acquisition follows shortly on the acquisition ... more


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Kumenan mega solar plant commissioned in Japan
GE Energy Financial Services and Virginia Solar Group have commenced commercial operations on its jointly owned 32-megawatt Pacifico Energy Kumenan Mega Solar Project ("Kumenan Solar Project"), loca ... more

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

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Private Academy in Puerto Rico Selects KYOCERA Solar for Long-Term Energy Savings
Kyocera Solar Inc. and authorized installer Dynamic Solar Solutions has announced the installation of 207 kilowatts (kW) of Kyocera solar modules atop Academia Cristo de los Milagros (ACM) in Caguas ... more
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New technique could make large, flexible solar panels more feasible
A new, high-pressure technique may allow the production of huge sheets of thin-film silicon semiconductors at low temperatures in simple reactors at a fraction of the size and cost of current techno ... 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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Speeding up key oxygen-oxygen bond-formation step in water oxidation
For years, scientists have been trying to emulate photosynthesis, the process by which plants, algae, and some bacteria harness light from the sun to chemically transform water and carbon dioxide in ... more
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Cooling, time in the dark preserve perovskite solar power
A new study has found both the cause and a solution for the pesky tendency of perovskite solar cells to degrade in sunlight, a research breakthrough potentially removing one roadblock to commerciali ... more
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Australian engineers edge closer to the theoretical limits of sunlight-to-electricity conversion
A new solar cell configuration developed by engineers at the University of New South Wales in Sydney has pushed sunlight-to-electricity conversion efficiency to 34.5% - establishing a new world reco ... more
Cryogenic Buyer's Guide
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Directed Energy And Next Generation Munitions - 20-22 June - Washington DC
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Nanocavity may improve ultrathin solar panels
The future of movies and manufacturing may be in 3-D, but electronics and photonics are going 2-D; specifically, two-dimensional semiconducting materials. One of the latest advancements in these fie ... more
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Solar Impulse 2 leaves Arizona on record-breaking flight
The Solar Impulse 2 experimental plane was on its way to the south-central US state of Oklahoma late Thursday, as it pressed ahead with its record-breaking quest to circle the globe without consuming a drop of fuel. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon

The Second Moon Race

Military defense market faces new challenges to acquiring SatCom platforms

Russia says 'satellite' could have caused radioactive pollution

Spaceships and Politics: Sputnik Talks to Cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev

NASA Selects Three Companies to Develop 'FabLab' Prototypes

New Horizons Corrects Its Course in the Kuiper Belt

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Solar Impulse 2 leaves Arizona on record-breaking flight
The Solar Impulse 2 plane took off from Phoenix, Arizona en route to Oklahoma on Thursday, resuming its record-breaking quest to circle the globe without consuming a drop of fuel. ... more
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Spanish energy giant Abengoa posts 340 mn euros Q1 loss
Spain's troubled energy giant Abengoa posted losses of 340 million euros ($390 million) in the first quarter of 2016, it said in a statement Thursday. ... more
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11bn Pound investment in UK solar driving increase in M and A activity
Solar M and A activity is on the increase following PND 11 billion worth of investment in UK solar projects since 2013, according to statistics collected by Clean Energy Pipeline for a joint report ... more
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Trina Solar Awarded a Silver Rating in EcoVadis CSR Survey
Trina Solar Limited reports that the Company has been granted a Silver Recognition Level in the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) performance survey conducted by EcoVadis. Recording a solid year ... more
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Taiwanese government should provide more support for solar panel industry
The Taiwanese government should provide subsidies for the solar panel industry to help it survive in that country, University of Exeter researchers have recommended. Solar photovoltaic production in ... more

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Mimicking the ingenuity of nature
Nature shows how to do it: Photosynthesis is a process used by plants to create energy-rich organic compounds, usually in the form of carbohydrates, and oxygen (O2) from carbon dioxide (CO2) and wat ... more
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Trina sets new efficiency record for interdigitated back contact PV cells
Trina Solar Limited reports that its State Key Laboratory of PV Science and Technology of China has set a new world record of 23.5% for a high-efficiency silicon solar cell with an Interdigitated Ba ... 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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SolarReserve and Shenhua plan 1,000MW of Solar Projects in China

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Solar energy and storage systems to be introduced in Antigua and Barbuda

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Renusol and Rec Solar team up to help Haas automation save money

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Joint Venture to Build 1000 Megawatts of Solar Across China

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Solar Impulse 2 completes Phoenix-San Francisco leg

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NREL finds nanotube semiconductors well-suited for PV systems

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Spain's Abengoa to shed more jobs on top of 10,000 already gone

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Pattern Development and Green Power complete 14 MW PV farm

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U.S. throws more money at solar power

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Solar Impulse 2 soars over US southwest on round-the-world flight

Alta eyes UAVs as 31 percent solar energy efficiency record set

At last: Non-toxic and cheap thin-film solar cells for 'zero-energy' buildings

Kyocera helps Hawaii college stabilize electricity costs long-term

Verengo and Swell Energy signs residential energy storage partnership

BioStar Announces 5 MW Solar Projects to Benefit Schools and Business

Feeding frenzy in Spain's renewable energy sector

Flipping a chemical switch helps perovskite solar cells beat the heat

How defects appear and disappear in CIGSe solar cells

Construction is bustling at Florida's first 'sustainable town'

New Concentrated Solar Power Startup Announces Hong Kong JV


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