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April 25 2017

14:25

Pathway for generating up to 10 terawatts of power from sunlight by 2030

The annual potential of solar energy far exceeds the world's energy consumption, but the goal of using the sun to provide a significant fraction of global electricity demand is far from being realized.
12:56

ACWA Power Will Bid to Build Saudi Arabian Solar Energy Project - Bloomberg


Bloomberg

ACWA Power Will Bid to Build Saudi Arabian Solar Energy Project
Bloomberg
ACWA Power International will bid to build a solar energy project in Saudi Arabia, part of the kingdom's $50 billion push to temper domestic oil use. Riyadh-based ACWA received a request for proposals last week from Saudi Arabia's energy ministry to ...
Saudi Arabia To Offer More Than 1 Gigawatt Of Solar & Wind In Second Tender Round CleanTechnica

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09:01

Today's Energy Jobs Are in Solar, Not Coal - New York Times


New York Times

Today's Energy Jobs Are in Solar, Not Coal
New York Times
It's important to note that power creation isn't the only source of energy employment. The Energy Department report found another 2.3 million jobs in energy transmission, storage and distribution, a number that includes powerline and pipeline workers ...
Modeling reveals how policy affects adoption of solar energy photovoltaics in California Phys.Org
Looking ahead: Solar energy for all Capitol Weekly
On solar energy visit, Hassan criticizes Trumps proposed cuts to renewable energy industry NH1 News
Austin Monitor -CleanTechnica -PennLive.com
all 75 news articles »
08:15

Solar power reliability in Britain boosted with batteries

Washington (UPI) Apr 24, 2017
Batteries deployed at solar farms in Britain could add reliability to the renewable energy portfolio in the country, developers said. Investment manager Ancala Partners and energy storage provider Anesco said their joint effort led to the completion of their first portfolio-scale deployment of batteries at 10 solar plants across Britain. Solar power is an intermittent source of r

April 24 2017

23:15

Charlottesville honored for solar energy efforts - The Daily Progress


Charlottesville Tomorrow

Charlottesville honored for solar energy efforts
The Daily Progress
Charlottesville is the first Virginia city, and one of only 50 nationwide, to be recognized for its efforts in promoting solar energy. Sign up for breaking news emails & contest alerts! Click here to sign up. The city won a bronze designation in the U ...
City of Charlottesville Earns National SolSmart Award for Advancing Solar Energy Growth Charlottesville Tomorrow

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23:07

New Solar Plant Gives Solar Energy Credit - KFOX El Paso


KFOX El Paso

New Solar Plant Gives Solar Energy Credit
KFOX El Paso
El Paso Electric is celebrating its community solar program this week, after filling all the subscriber spots last week. An empty dirt lot at the Montana Power Plant is now filled with hundreds of solar panels, that are expected to generate clean and ...

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18:01

City of Charlottesville Earns National SolSmart Award for Advancing Solar Energy Growth - Charlottesville Tomorrow


Charlottesville Tomorrow

City of Charlottesville Earns National SolSmart Award for Advancing Solar Energy Growth
Charlottesville Tomorrow
The City's recent accomplishments in the SolSmart program will benefit everyone by making locally-sourced clean energy more accessible and affordable. We will continue our work in the SolSmart program to support solar energy development in our town ...

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15:45

On solar energy visit, Hassan criticizes Trumps proposed cuts to renewable energy industry - NH1 News


NH1 News

On solar energy visit, Hassan criticizes Trumps proposed cuts to renewable energy industry
NH1 News
Maggie Hassan took aim Monday at the potential federal cuts to New Hampshire's renewable energy industry as she spoke with employees of ReVision Energy, a solar energy company. Raising alarms, Hassan said that she has “great concern in terms of ...
Dragon's Guide To A 100% Renewable Home — Part 5 (Solar Panels) CleanTechnica
ERA looks into providing solar energy companies permanent licenses Daily News Egypt
Lawmakers Move Closer On Solar Tax Break WLRN
GreenBiz -AgWeb -Consortium News
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15:08

Bright future for self-charging batteries

Who hasn't lived through the frustrating experience of being without a phone after forgetting to recharge it? This could one day be a thing of the past thanks to technology under development.
14:12

New breakthrough in battery charging technology

A new study has introduced a new battery charging technology that uses light to charge batteries. This newly-developed power source is designed to work under sunlight and indoor lighting, allowing users to power their portable electronics anywhere with access to light. In addition, the new device could power electric devices even in the absence of light.
05:15

Explainer: Gauging the Future of Solar Energy in New Jersey - NJ Spotlight


NJ Spotlight

Explainer: Gauging the Future of Solar Energy in New Jersey
NJ Spotlight
What else is happening: There also is a push in the Legislature to revamp policies dealing with solar energy, including an expansion of net metering, which also could increase the reliance on solar. Net metering allows customers who do not use the ...

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April 23 2017

23:18

Texas A&M Killeen works to make solar energy cost-effective for cities and businesses - kcentv.com


kcentv.com

Texas A&M Killeen works to make solar energy cost-effective for cities and businesses
kcentv.com
Texas A&M University in Killeen is working to make solar more cost effective for cities and businesses. The university recently installed a $700,000 electron microscope to study alternate materials for solar panels. With new research, they are working ...

16:16

Dragon's Guide To A 100% Renewable Home — Part 5 (Solar Panels) - CleanTechnica


Financial Express

Dragon's Guide To A 100% Renewable Home — Part 5 (Solar Panels)
CleanTechnica
To aid firefighters, regulations were changed in 2014 to prohibit installing solar panels within 3 feet of the sides or top of any roof section. This change in regulations was the bane of my solar install. Our roof is split into two sections, so those ...
Infrastructure – renewable energy: Here's what is necessary if the solar park boom is to be sustained Financial Express

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01:52

Tesla updates mobile app with Powerwall and solar energy monitoring features - Teslarati


Teslarati

Tesla updates mobile app with Powerwall and solar energy monitoring features
Teslarati
Tesla has rolled out a new mobile app update that extends features beyond control of a Model S and Model X, and into the company's line of solar and energy storage products. In specific, the iOS and Android app allows Powerwall and solar panel ...
This Week in Solar Bloomington Pantagraph
Tesla's app now reflects the company's move beyond cars Engadget
Tesla app update lets Powerwall owners keep an eye on their electricity The Verge

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April 22 2017

21:12

City's water reclamation facility now uses solar energy - Las Cruces Sun-News


Las Cruces Sun-News

City's water reclamation facility now uses solar energy
Las Cruces Sun-News
The largest photovoltaic system owned by the city was put into use Friday as city officials cut the ribbon and then turned on the switch to activate a 952 panel solar energy system at the East Mesa Water Reclamation Facility, off of east Lohman Avenue.

07:18

India shows the path for cheaper solar energy: World Bank - EnergyInfraPost


EnergyInfraPost

India shows the path for cheaper solar energy: World Bank
EnergyInfraPost
It is better to move towards solar energy than to continue to build coal plants, World Bank President Jim Young Kim said today, citing India's massive efforts in solar energy which has made it “cost effective” and “quite competitive”. “There's some ...

03:03

Upcoming events in Ulster County offer guidance on solar energy installations - The Daily Freeman


The Daily Freeman

Upcoming events in Ulster County offer guidance on solar energy installations
The Daily Freeman
The Olive Conservation Advisory Council has been working with its counterparts in the towns of Marbletown and Rochester, and in cooperation with Solarize Hudson Valley, to bring vetted solar installers together to help educate and inform the public and ...

April 21 2017

21:01

Faux Conservatives For Solar Energy - Daily Caller


Faux Conservatives For Solar Energy
Daily Caller
Goldwater, who self-identifies as a “conservative,” was in the Hoosier State not to advocate for a free-market approach, but rather as a member of a growing group of so-called conservatives who have become so beholden to — or enamored of — solar ...

17:42

Solar panels bring clean energy, big savings to Bradley Hillel - Peoria Journal Star


Peoria Journal Star

Solar panels bring clean energy, big savings to Bradley Hillel
Peoria Journal Star
PEORIA — Solar panels were installed on the Bradley Hillel House roof in February, which means clean energy and an estimated savings of $55,000 in utilities over 25 years. This is only the third Hillel in the United States and the first in the Midwest ...

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14:49

Lake County Green Conference touts hope, solar energy projects - Chicago Tribune


Chicago Tribune

Lake County Green Conference touts hope, solar energy projects
Chicago Tribune
Some Americans who care about the environment have been in "a daze" watching as the federal government makes decisions that could set back their hard work, according to the Rev. Booker Stephen Vance, policy director for Chicago-based Faith in Place.

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