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April 11 2017

16:47

California's solar energy set power supply record in March - ABC News


USA TODAY

California's solar energy set power supply record in March
ABC News
FILE - In this file photo taken July 16, 2014, Christian Oggenfuss stands near solar panels on top of the living roof at the Odette Estate winery in Napa, Calif. A new estimate from the U.S. government shows that California met about half of the state ...
Wholesale energy prices dip below zero because of California's solar power USA TODAY
California's solar energy hits power supply record The San Luis Obispo Tribune
Solar energy development planning group meets Reading Eagle

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14:45

New class of optoelectronic materials developed

A new class of semiconductor materials has been pioneered that might enhance the functionality of optoelectronic devices and solar panels -- perhaps even using one hundred times less material than the commonly used silicon.
13:52

Wholesale energy prices dip below zero because of California's solar power - USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Wholesale energy prices dip below zero because of California's solar power
USA TODAY
Solar power shines bright in California, and wholesale energy prices prove it. Last winter and early spring's dependence on solar drove wholesale energy prices to negative prices, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Solar power in ...
California's solar energy set power supply record in March NBC2 News
Solar energy development planning group meets Reading Eagle
California sun produces so much power that electricity prices turn negative The Independent

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13:31
11:12

May 10 hearing to focus on solar energy development - Huron Daily Tribune


May 10 hearing to focus on solar energy development
Huron Daily Tribune
BAD AXE — Members of the public will be able to air concerns about solar energy development in Huron County next month at a special meeting of the Huron County Planning Commission. Officials last week scheduled a public hearing on solar energy for ...

11:12

Farm Bureau meeting highlights solar energy benefits - Huron Daily Tribune


Farm Bureau meeting highlights solar energy benefits
Huron Daily Tribune
BAD AXE — Farmers who adopt solar energy practices could contribute to reduced energy costs in Michigan. More than 20 people gathered at the Farm Bureau Building last week to hear a presentation on solar energy by Al Go of Michigan State University's ...

05:07

IEA: India needs diverse investments in renewables

Washington (UPI) Apr 10, 2017
India, which accounts for about 6 percent of total world energy demand, is making strides with renewables, but needs more investments, the IEA said. India aims to triple its renewable power capacity by 2022 to 175 gigawatts by drawing on new solar and wind energy sources. "India's power system is already adapting to the flexibility challenge," Michael Waldron, an energy investmen
05:07

Upsolar Introduces its Floating Solar Technology to Europe

Treviso, Italy (SPX) Apr 10, 2017
Upsolar System Italia Srl. the European subsidiary of Upsolar, a leading solar photovoltaic (PV) module producer and solutions providers is making its floating solar PV services available in Europe. Upsolar will use a structure exclusively created by Koine, a design company that specializes in floating platforms. The entire solar array is made up of Upsolar modules that are mounted o
05:07

Record new renewable power capacity added worldwide at lower cost

Nairobi, Kenya (SPX) Apr 10, 2017
As the cost of clean technology continues to fall, the world added record levels of renewable energy capacity in 2016, at an investment level 23 per cent lower than the previous year, according to new research published today by UN Environment, the Frankfurt School - UNEP Collaborating Centre and Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2017 finds t
05:05

Solar-energy bill on to governor | Indiana | The Journal Gazette - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette


93.1 WIBC Indianapolis

Solar-energy bill on to governor | Indiana | The Journal Gazette
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
INDIANAPOLIS – Lawmakers gave final approval Monday to a bill that will lower the reimbursement for Hoosiers who install devices to use solar or ...
Reduced Power-Bill Break for Solar Panels Goes to Governor's ... 93.1 WIBC Indianapolis

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04:11

April 10 2017

21:59

Controversial bill to cut solar incentive heads to Gov. Eric Holcomb's desk - Indianapolis Star


Indianapolis Star

Controversial bill to cut solar incentive heads to Gov. Eric Holcomb's desk
Indianapolis Star
One of the most heated, most talked-about pieces of legislation this year imposes new regulations on the small but burgeoning niche of renewable energy producers — while benefiting big utility companies. With a 37-11 vote Monday, the Indiana Senate ...
Legislature approves bill curtailing solar panel incentives The Republic

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19:48

Americans used more clean energy in 2016

Americans used more renewable energy in 2016 compared to the previous year, according to the most recent energy flow charts. Overall, energy consumption was nearly flat.
17:35

To save money, Kentucky Coal Museum turns to solar panels - Ars Technica


Ars Technica

To save money, Kentucky Coal Museum turns to solar panels
Ars Technica
In what it says is a cost-saving move, the Kentucky Coal Museum is moving to solar power, according to the Associated Press. The museum is having 80 solar panels installed, which it expects will cut $8,000 off its annual electricity bill. The Courier ...
A coal museum in Kentucky looks to an unlikely power source: solar energy Mashable
Solar energy is getting so cheap that even this coal museum is using it. Upworthy
Kentucky Coal Museum installs solar panels because it will save money The Independent
Futurism -Mintpress News (blog) -U.S. News & World Report -WYMT News
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14:56

The Next Solar Energy Revolution Is Hiding in Plain Sight - NBCNews.com


Investopedia

The Next Solar Energy Revolution Is Hiding in Plain Sight
NBCNews.com
Traditional solar panel arrays take up a lot of room and monopolize whatever space they're mounted on. But with these new solar technologies, called building-integrated photovoltaics, solar cells can serve double duty as construction materials and ...
Tesla Reveals Details About Its New Panasonic Solar Panels With a 'Clean, Streamlined Look' Greentech Media
Tesla Unveils New 'Sleek, Low-Profile' Solar Panels (TSLA) Investopedia
Tesla unveils sleek, barely noticeable solar panels Treehugger
Futurism -New Atlas -Engadget -Electrek
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April 09 2017

11:10

Tesla unveils its new 'sleek and low-profile' exclusive solar panel made by Panasonic - Electrek


Tesla unveils its new 'sleek and low-profile' exclusive solar panel made by Panasonic
Electrek
This weekend, Tesla updated the 'Energy' section of its website to unveil new pictures – see above and below – of a new exclusive solar panel made by Panasonic. Electrek has also learned some details about this new product that will apparently shape ...

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April 08 2017

14:43

California is getting so much power from solar that wholesale electricity prices are turning negative - Quartz


Quartz

California is getting so much power from solar that wholesale electricity prices are turning negative
Quartz
The extraordinary success of solar power in some pockets of the world that combine sunshine with high investment in the technology mean that governments and energy companies are having radically to rethink the way they manage—and charge ...

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08:32

Bio-inspired energy storage: A new light for solar power

Melbourne, Australia (SPX) Apr 04, 2017
Inspired by an American fern, researchers have developed a groundbreaking prototype that could be the answer to the storage challenge still holding solar back as a total energy solution. The new type of electrode created by researchers from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, could boost the capacity of existing integrable storage technologies by 3000 per cent. But the graphene-based
08:32

Next generation perovskite solar cells with new world-record performance

Ulsan, South Korea (SPX) Apr 04, 2017
A recent study, affiliated with UNIST has presented a new cost-efficient way to produce inorganic-organic hybrid perovskite solar cells (PSCs) which sets a new world-record efficiency performance, in particular photostability. The research team envisions that this method and platform will significantly contribute to accelerate the commercialization of PCSs. This breakthrough comes from a r
08:32

Concept, SolarTech team up next-gen solar panels

Pompano Beach FL (SPX) Apr 06, 2017
Concept by US, manufacturer of the POWERSTATION 247 product family has announced a new partnership with SolarTech Universal,a US. Company using Meyer Burger's, Swiss-engineered SmartWire Connection Technology (SWCT) at its production facility in Riviera Beach, Florida. Meyer Burger, based in Switzerland, is a leading global technology company specializing in innovative systems and processe
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