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June 13, 2016
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Sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 aircraft in New York after Statue of Liberty fly-by
New York (AFP) June 11, 2016
The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft landed in New York early Saturday, after flying by the Statue of Liberty at the end of the US portion of its bid to circle the globe using only solar power. "It's absolutely incredible," Swiss pilot Andre Borschberg said over a live video feed as the iconic statue lit up the night below him. "It's a dream here." The light, slow-moving aircraft later landed at New York's Kennedy Airport, completing the five hour flight from Lehigh Valley Airport in Pennsylvania. C ... read more

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Perovskite solar cells surpass 20 percent efficiency
EPFL researchers are pushing the limits of perovskite solar cell performance by exploring the best way to grow these crystals. Michael Graetzel and his team found that, by briefly reducing the press ... more
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Clean Energy Collective Expands Massachusetts Community Solar Portfolio
Clean Energy Collective (CEC) has announced that it is executing the next phase of its Massachusetts development plan by adding 21 megawatts of new community solar projects to its existing portfolio ... more
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New tool could help investors pick the clean energy project right for them
In 2013, Serbia announced its goal of having 27 percent of the country's power be generated from renewable sources by 2020. Hitting that target will require building additional clean energy faciliti ... more
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New inventions from ASU researchers may lead to cheaper solar power
For decades, the preferred material for solar cells has been silicon, which provides the best return on investment in terms of energy production. Their counterparts, thin-film solar cells, while ine ... 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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Bionic leaf turns sunlight into liquid fuel
The days of drilling into the ground in the search for fuel may be numbered, because if Daniel Nocera has his way, it'll just be a matter of looking for sunny skies. Nocera, the Patterson Rock ... more
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Dubai to build 1,000 MW solar power plant
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. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Hydropower dams can be managed without an all-or-nothing choice between energy and food

Researchers establish long-sought source of ocean methane

Researchers pin down one source of a potent greenhouse gas

Warming Arctic is 'new normal,' will affect us all: report

West coast earthquake early warning system continues progress toward public use

NASA's CATS concludes successful mission on Space Station

'We're losing the battle', Macron tells Paris climate talks

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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
Directed Energy And Next Generation Munitions - 20-22 June - Washington DC
The World's Largest Commercial Drone Conference and Expo - Sept 7-9 - Las Vegas
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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
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Ariane 5 rocket takes off with European GPS satellites

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Aerospace's SeedTECH AI advances to second round of $5M IBM Watson XPRIZE

Nature's toughest substances decoded

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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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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
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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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US ready for North Korea talks 'without preconditions'

US urges talks as North Korea brags of nuclear arsenal

Tillerson 'confident' in North Korea talks plan

Kim vows to make N. Korea 'strongest nuclear power'

US, S. Korea 'discuss' military drills amid Olympic worries

South Korean leader starts fence-mending trip to China

Dennis Rodman: Trump and N. Korea's Kim 'pretty much the same'




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What does the Future Hold for Thin Film Solar Panels

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Solar power getting cheaper in the United States

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Boss of China solar firm Hanergy steps down after losing billions

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Sunrock Investments reaches milestone: over 50 Euro million of solar assets

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Kumenan mega solar plant commissioned in Japan

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Private Academy in Puerto Rico Selects KYOCERA Solar for Long-Term Energy Savings

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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

Nanocavity may improve ultrathin solar panels


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