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April 17 2017

18:08

Erich Farber, Solar-Energy Pioneer And UF Professor, Dies At 95 - WUFT


Erich Farber, Solar-Energy Pioneer And UF Professor, Dies At 95
WUFT
When David Hahn's daughter was in high school, she had to complete an oral-history project on someone with an extraordinary life story. For Hahn, one person immediately came to mind: Erich Farber. “He has a story that you really won't find from anyone ...

16:35

Senator Jeff Flake: Solar Energy Can't Power Lights at Night? - snopes.com


snopes.com

Senator Jeff Flake: Solar Energy Can't Power Lights at Night?
snopes.com
Rather, Flake's contention was that battery technology was not yet sufficiently developed to be able to store enough solar-derived energy to provide “base load power” to cities during non-daylight hours, and thus the use of solar energy exclusively was ...

12:50

Mechanism behind the electric charges generated by photosynthesis

Photosynthesis requires a mechanism to produce large amounts of chemical energy without losing the oxidative power needed to break down water. A research team has clarified part of this mechanism, marking another step towards the potential development of artificial photosynthesis.
05:11

Solar energy - Lock Haven Express


Ars Technica

Solar energy
Lock Haven Express
Germany's solar panels generated about 23 TWH (terawatt hours) of electricity in 2012, which is impressive, but still only covers 3 percent of the country's total electricity consumption. Market analysts believe this number will increase to 25 percent ...
Green CEO Says Companies Selling Customers 100% Wind Or Solar Energy Are Selling A 'Hoax' Daily Caller
Solar energy has plunged in price—where does it go from here? Ars Technica
Indiana moves to revoke consumer solar energy incentives The Architect's Newspaper
NPR -Electrek -ecoRI news
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April 16 2017

20:21

New Device Pulls Drinking Water from the Air, Using Only Solar Energy - Fortune


Fortune

New Device Pulls Drinking Water from the Air, Using Only Solar Energy
Fortune
A new device, developed by researchers at UC Berkeley and MIT, promises to bring clean drinking water to remote areas by drawing it directly from the air. Though the device is currently only a prototype, its early results appear extremely promising.
New solar device pulls water from desert air Mother Nature Network

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19:49

Green CEO Says Companies Selling Costumers 100% Wind Or Solar Energy Are Selling A 'Hoax' - Daily Caller


Green CEO Says Companies Selling Costumers 100% Wind Or Solar Energy Are Selling A 'Hoax'
Daily Caller
A green energy CEO says companies selling the idea that everything in modern civilization can rely solely on solar and wind power are selling a “hoax.” Customers think their homes are powered entirely with green energy and pay extra money for the ...

17:10

Albuquerque city buildings getting $25M in solar panels - Sacramento Bee


Albuquerque city buildings getting $25M in solar panels
Sacramento Bee
New Mexico's most populous city has plans to install more than $25 million in solar panels on city buildings over the next two years. The installations in Albuquerque will mark the first phase in fulfilling a recently set goal of generating more of the ...

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16:04

Solar Energy Association Calls For Modernizing The Electrical Grid - CleanTechnica


CleanTechnica

Solar Energy Association Calls For Modernizing The Electrical Grid
CleanTechnica
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has released another hit in its series of white papers, this one entitled “New Opportunities for Solar Through Grid Modernization.” In it, SEIA looks at grid modernization policies in New York and ...

05:40

Plan would have city generating more solar power - Albuquerque Journal


Albuquerque Journal

Plan would have city generating more solar power
Albuquerque Journal
Davis said he and Benton will soon file legislation that will allow the city to issue $25 million in renewable energy bonds. The money will go toward installing solar panels on city buildings throughout Albuquerque. That would be the first phase of a ...

April 15 2017

04:23

Americans use more clean energy in 2016

Livermore CA (SPX) Apr 12, 2017
Americans used more renewable energy in 2016 compared to the previous year, according to the most recent energy flow charts released by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Overall, energy consumption was nearly flat. Each year, the Laboratory releases energy flow charts that illustrate the nation's consumption and use of energy. Americans used 0.1 quads (quadrillion BTU), more in 2016

April 13 2017

22:33

Solar energy has plunged in price—where does it go from here? - Ars Technica


Ars Technica

Solar energy has plunged in price—where does it go from here?
Ars Technica
In the year 2000, the entire world had roughly four Gigawatts of solar power capacity installed, and it didn't seem to be going anywhere fast. In 2002, the International Energy Agency forecast suggested that, by 2020, global solar capacity would still ...

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18:11

This Solar Energy Yieldco's Stock Plummeted After Earnings, but Not For the Reason You Might Expect - Motley Fool


This Solar Energy Yieldco's Stock Plummeted After Earnings, but Not For the Reason You Might Expect
Motley Fool
This week, 8point3 Energy Partners (NASDAQ:CAFD) reported solid earnings, but the stock fell drastically after one of their parent companies, First Solar (NASDAQ:FSLR), announced they were exploring strategic alternatives to its ownership in the yieldco.

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18:11

Device pulls water from dry air, powered only by the sun

While it's easy to condense water from humid air, machines that harvest water from drier air require energy. Researchers have created the first water harvester that uses only ambient sunlight. The key component is an extremely porous material called a metal-organic framework that absorbs 20 percent of its weight in water from low-humidity air. Sunlight heats the MOF, releasing the water vapor, which condenses to produce liters of water per day.
12:27

Innovation Drives Market Growth in Competitive Solar Energy Segment - PR Newswire (press release)


Innovation Drives Market Growth in Competitive Solar Energy Segment
PR Newswire (press release)
One segment that has been able to more successfully navigate this evolving market landscape, however, has been the solar energy sector. Driven by innovative market leaders such as SolarWindow Technologies, Inc. (OTC: WNDW) (WNDW Profile), Corning, ...

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07:30

Powerpedia Forms Nonprofit to Provide Free Solar Systems to Orphanages Throughout Baja Mexico and Beyond

San Diego CA (SPX) Apr 13, 2017
Powerpedia, a San Diego-based renewable energy consultancy has announced the formation of the nonprofit organization "#GetChargedUp" to facilitate a multi-year commitment of providing free solar systems to orphanages throughout Baja Mexico and beyond, under its flagship program #EmpowerOrphans. "I recently had a chance to spend the day with children and volunteers at the Rancho de Los Nino

April 12 2017

19:19
16:03

Portsmouth completes two solar energy projects - Seacoastonline.com


Portsmouth completes two solar energy projects
Seacoastonline.com
The city partnered with the Portsmouth-based SunRaise Investments, a commercial solar energy financing provider for New Hampshire and Massachusetts. The public-private partnership allows the city to purchase below-rate electricity from the arrays for ...

April 11 2017

20:39

Warming up to solar energy in Chicago, Cook County - Chicago Sun-Times


Chicago Sun-Times

Warming up to solar energy in Chicago, Cook County
Chicago Sun-Times
Solar energy development is being driven by smart policies, technological improvements, and civic and political leadership. The Illinois Legislature passed a modernized Renewable Portfolio Standard, which, if implemented well, can jump-start solar ...
Electrek green energy brief: energy efficiency 'Had a Good Run', solar panels as the job killer, more Electrek
Oahu solar energy contractors list features familiar names Pacific Business News (Honolulu)

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20:31

Home News LCL Installs US$400K Solar Energy at Phebe Hospital - Liberian Daily Observer


Liberian Daily Observer

Home News LCL Installs US$400K Solar Energy at Phebe Hospital
Liberian Daily Observer
The Lutheran Church in Liberia (LCL) and partners have begun installing solar energy valued at US$400,000 at the Phebe Hospital in Suacoco District, Bong County. The hospital is operated, supervised and supported by the LCL, the government and ...

17:09

Tesla Quietly Unveils Sleek New Solar Panels - Inc.com


Inc.com

Tesla Quietly Unveils Sleek New Solar Panels
Inc.com
According to Elektrek, the solar panels use a mounting system developed by Zep Solar, a company that SolarCity acquired in 2013. The panels will be manufactured at the so-called Gigafactory 2 in Buffalo, N.Y., where Tesla has a partnership with Panasonic.
The Next Solar Energy Revolution Is Hiding in Plain Sight NBCNews.com
Want solar panels but hate their look? Tesla announces low-profile panels Digital Trends
Tesla designed its new rooftop solar panels to be barely visible Quartz
Curbed -Futurism -HousingWire (blog) -Electrek
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