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June 03, 2016
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Dubai to build 1,000 MW solar power plant
Dubai (AFP) June 2, 2016
Dubai on Thursday announced plans to build a 1,000-megawatt solar power plant by 2030, the year it aims to turn to renewable energies for 25 percent of electricity needs. The first stage of the concentrated solar power (CSP) plant aims to produce 200 MW in April 2021, the Dubai Water and Electricity Authority said. "This project is going to be the biggest CSP plant worldwide," said DEWA chief Saeed al-Tayer. The power authority is looking for private companies to build and operate the plant ... read more

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SPIC to feature high-power solar panel at DuPont SNEC
DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions will showcase the latest solar panel from Xi'an Solar Power at SNEC 2016 this week. The newest M2 series uses DuPont Solamet PV19B to achieve 20.13 percent cell efficie ... more
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Using solid-state materials with gold nanoantennas for more durable solar cells
Hokkaido University scientists are testing the development of solar cells made of solid materials to improve their ability to function under harsh environmental conditions. Scientists at Hokka ... more
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Wind and solar step up to increase Australia's renewable power
Continued growth in wind and solar power picked up to cover lower-than-average production from Australia's hydro power plants last year, delivering an increase in the amount of Australia's electrici ... more
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Renewable energy sources grew at record pace in 2015: study
Developing countries spent more on renewable power than rich ones for the first time last year, driving the fastest increase in sources of green energy on record, a study said Wednesday. ... more


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Improved forecasting models to aid solar, wind power production
Researchers in Germany are building better forecasting models to improve the integration of renewable energy into the power grid. ... more

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

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Leaving the electrical grid in the Upper Peninsula
Known for snow rather than sun, Michigan's Upper Peninsula could still support a significant network of solar photovoltaic (PV) energy systems. Solar energy alone in the region is seasonally restric ... more
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Renewable Energy Employs 8.1 Million People Worldwide
More than 8.1 million people worldwide are now employed by the renewable energy industry - a five percent increase from last year - according to a report released by the International Renewable Ener ... 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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Harnessing solar and wind energy in one device could power the 'Internet of Things'
The "Internet of Things" could make cities "smarter" by connecting an extensive network of tiny communications devices to make life more efficient. But all these machines will require a lot of energ ... more
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Light can 'heal' defects in new solar cell materials
A family of compounds known as perovskites, which can be made into thin films with many promising electronic and optical properties, has been a hot research topic in recent years. But although these ... more
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Renewable energy employed 8.1 million in 2015: IRENA
The global renewable energy sector employed more than 8.1 million people last year, a 5 percent increase that bucked an overall downwards market trend, a green energy organisation said Wednesday. ... more
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Solar Impulse lands in Pennsylvania on record-breaking flight
The sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 aircraft landed in the US state of Pennsylvania Wednesday, completing the latest leg of a record-breaking flight around the world to promote renewable energy. ... more
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Solar Impulse 2 leaves Ohio on fuel-free flight
The Solar Impulse 2, a solar-powered airplane piloted by Swiss national Bertrand Piccard, successfully flew out of Dayton, Ohio in the dark early Wednesday en route to Pennsylvania, according to a live online feed of the departure. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
In first, SpaceX launches recycled rocket and spaceship

Boeing tapped to sustain Space-Based Space Surveillance system

NASA uses AI to uncover eighth planet circling distant star

Lockheed Martin and NEC to Enhance Satellites, Space Travel with Artificial Intelligence

No alien 'signals' from cigar-shaped asteroid: researchers

RS-25 Engine Test is Giant Step for 3-D Printing

NanoRacks Integrates Largest New Shepard Payload Manifest to Date

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Expansion of Energy Efficiency at Affordable Housing in New York State
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- ... 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
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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
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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New technique could make large, flexible solar panels more feasible

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Speeding up key oxygen-oxygen bond-formation step in water oxidation

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Cooling, time in the dark preserve perovskite solar power

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Australian engineers edge closer to the theoretical limits of sunlight-to-electricity conversion

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Nanocavity may improve ultrathin solar panels

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Solar Impulse 2 leaves Arizona on record-breaking flight

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Solar Impulse 2 leaves Arizona on record-breaking flight

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Spanish energy giant Abengoa posts 340 mn euros Q1 loss

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11bn Pound investment in UK solar driving increase in M and A activity

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Trina Solar Awarded a Silver Rating in EcoVadis CSR Survey

Taiwanese government should provide more support for solar panel industry

Mimicking the ingenuity of nature

Trina sets new efficiency record for interdigitated back contact PV cells

SolarReserve and Shenhua plan 1,000MW of Solar Projects in China

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

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

Joint Venture to Build 1000 Megawatts of Solar Across China

Solar Impulse 2 completes Phoenix-San Francisco leg

NREL finds nanotube semiconductors well-suited for PV systems

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


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