Archive for the ‘Solar’ Category

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World’s First Solar Bike Path Installed in the Netherlands

Posted on November 17th, 2014 by

World’s First Solar Bike Path Installed in the Netherlands The world’s first solar bike lane will soon be available for use in the Netherlands. A[...]
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France Breaks Ground on Europe’s Biggest Solar Farm

Posted on November 7th, 2014 by

France Breaks Ground on Europe’s Biggest Solar Farm Paris-based solar company Neoen has broken ground on a 300 MW photovoltaic grid-connected installation at Cestas, which[...]
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Victorian Train Stations Save 30% With Solar

Posted on October 31st, 2014 by

Victorian Train Stations Save 30% With Solar Five Victorian train stations, including Footscray, West Footscray,Sunshine, Wyndham Vale and Tarneit,  have reduced their peak summer electricity[...]
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New Solar Material Converts 90 Percent of Captured Light Into Heat

Posted on October 30th, 2014 by

New Solar Material Converts 90 Percent of Captured Light Into Heat An engineering team at the University of California, San Diego developed a new nanoparticle-based[...]
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LDK Files for Insolvency on China Solar Glut

Posted on October 22nd, 2014 by

LDK Files for Insolvency on China Solar Glut LDK Solar Co., the Chinese solar-cell manufacturer that failed bond payments this year, filed for bankruptcy in[...]
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Kyocera Solar Works With Stem for Intelligent Energy Storage System

Posted on October 21st, 2014 by

Kyocera Solar Works With Stem for Intelligent Energy Storage System Kyocera Solar and Stem have joined hands to provide both solar panels and an intelligent[...]
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SunEdison in Negotiations for $2 Billion Polysilicon Factory in China

Posted on October 20th, 2014 by

SunEdison in Negotiations for $2 Billion Polysilicon Factory in China SunEdison Inc., this year’s best-performing U.S. solar company, is in talks with a Chinese firm[...]
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SolarCity Aims to Expand Solar Market With Loans

Posted on October 9th, 2014 by

SolarCity Aims to Expand Solar Market With Loans SolarCity, the nation’s largest provider of rooftop solar systems, recently announced that it will now act as[...]
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Chile Is Now the Top Market for Renewables

Posted on October 8th, 2014 by

Chile Is Now the Top Market for Renewables With the sunniest desert on earth, paired with a windy coast, northern Chile has turned into the[...]
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Making Solar Power’s Future Even Brighter

Posted on October 7th, 2014 by

The success of the past several years for the solar power industry has been remarkable. Prospects for the immediate future appear bright, as well. The[...]
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MIT Develops Solar Mapping Tool

Posted on October 7th, 2014 by

MIT Develops Solar Mapping Tool A rooftop solar mapping and assessment tool being developed in MIT could eventually simplify the process of discovering the solar[...]
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Egypt Announces Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariffs Ahead of Auction

Posted on October 2nd, 2014 by

Egypt Announces Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariffs Ahead of Auction The Egyptian government has released financial initiatives to support of sustainable energy infrastructure as the nation[...]
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New York to Spend $23 Million for Solar Panels on 24 Public Schools

Posted on October 1st, 2014 by

New York to Spend $23 Million for Solar Panels on 24 Public Schools The city of New York will spend $23 million to install solar-paneled[...]
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Around the World in a Solar-Powered Plane

Posted on September 30th, 2014 by

Around the World in a Solar-Powered Plane Two Swiss aviators are planning to fly around the world using an ultra-light solar-powered plane that is the[...]
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Australia Solar Firm Makes Storage Breakthrough

Posted on September 22nd, 2014 by

Australia Solar Firm Makes Storage Breakthrough Novatec Solar- a company owned by Australia’s Transfield Holdings – has commissioned a solar thermal energy demonstration plant in[...]
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Dubai Ready to Approve Rooftop Solar Policy

Posted on September 15th, 2014 by

Dubai Ready to Approve Rooftop Solar Policy Dubai is set for a solar power advancement, as the government creates mandates that would allow property owners[...]