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Solar power boom fuels increase in hazardous waste sent to dumps - Toledo Blade

Solar power boom fuels increase in hazardous waste sent to dumps - Toledo Blade | Solar PV | Scoop.it

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Solar power boom fuels increase in hazardous waste sent to dumps
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While solar is a far less polluting energy source than coal or natural gas, many panel makers are nevertheless grappling with a hazardous waste problem.

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Solar power boom fuels increase in hazardous waste sent to dumps
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While solar is a far less polluting energy source than coal or natural gas, many panel makers are nevertheless grappling with a hazardous waste problem.

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Belgium reaches 2.6 GW of installed PV power

Belgium reaches 2.6 GW of installed PV power | Solar PV | Scoop.it
Belgian Renewable Energies Association, Apere, announced yesterday that Belgium surpassed 2.6 GW of installed photovoltaic capacity at the end of 2012. Overall, the renewable energy accounts for 2.8% of the country’s total electricity consumption.
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Belgian Renewable Energies Association, Apere, announced yesterday that Belgium surpassed 2.6 GW of installed photovoltaic capacity at the end of 2012. Overall, the renewable energy accounts for 2.8% of the country’s total electricity consumption.

Read more: http://www.pv-magazine.com/news/details/beitrag/belgium-reaches-26-gw-of-installed-pv-power-_100010139/#ixzz2KaGswACL

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BNEF: PV will be cheaper than fossil fuels in Australia by 2020

BNEF: PV will be cheaper than fossil fuels in Australia by 2020 | Solar PV | Scoop.it
Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) forecasts that large-scale photovoltaic systems will supply energy cheaper than coal and gas by 2020 in Australia. Already, it states, wind farms are supplying energy cheaper than its fossil fuel counterparts.
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Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) forecasts that large-scale photovoltaic systems will supply energy cheaper than coal and gas by 2020 in Australia. Already, it states, wind farms are supplying energy cheaper than its fossil fuel counterparts.

 



Read more: http://www.pv-magazine.com/news/details/beitrag/bnef--pv-will-be-cheaper-than-fossil-fuels-in-australia-by-2020_100010141/#ixzz2KaFnKtRG

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Cameron wants to make UK a ‘global showcase for green innovation’

Cameron wants to make UK a ‘global showcase for green innovation’ | Solar PV | Scoop.it
The UK’s leading news portal for all solar power, solar thermal, energy efficiency and feed-in tariff information.
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David Cameron has laid out his ambitions for the UK to become a global leader in green innovation and energy efficiency.

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Restarting the Market roadshow reflects buoyant industry mood

Restarting the Market roadshow reflects buoyant industry mood | Solar PV | Scoop.it

The UK’s leading news portal for all solar power, solar thermal, energy efficiency and feed-in tariff information.

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The UK’s leading news portal for all solar power, solar thermal, energy efficiency and feed-in tariff information.

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V3 Solar Animation

Animation explaining the fundamental design of V3 Solar technology.
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Dance photons Dance! Cool science.

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Nine more solar companies join £140 million DECC damages claim

Nine more solar companies join £140 million DECC damages claim | Solar PV | Scoop.it
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This is what every car park should look like | Avaaz

This is what every car park should look like | Avaaz | Solar PV | Scoop.it
On solar energy, Germany shows the world how it's done (RT @Avaaz: The Germans make #solar power look so easy! Why aren't we all doing this?
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Fantastic Innovation!

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DECC to go back to court to defend £140 million claims : RenewableEnergy

reddit: the front page of the internet (DECC to go back to court to defend £140 million claims http://t.co/BpqUuREM #energy #renewables)
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What do you think of the industry's view of the DECC?

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US: More solar, less PV savings?

US: More solar, less PV savings? | Solar PV | Scoop.it
A report into the electricity bill savings available from residential photovoltaics in the U.S. has come up with some surprising conclusions.
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A report into the electricity bill savings available from residential photovoltaics in the U.S. has come up with some surprising conclusions. For instance, the more solar penetrates the energy mix, the lower the savings available from rooftop systems, although that is not the whole story.


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Greece: Tender announced for 50 MW PV park

Greece: Tender announced for 50 MW PV park | Solar PV | Scoop.it
PPC Renewables has announced three tenders for a 50 MW photovoltaic project in Greece. If the park is completed by this October, it will secure a tariff of €0.392/kWh.
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PPC Renewables has announced three tenders for a 50 MW photovoltaic project in Greece. If the park is completed by this October, it will secure a tariff of €0.392/kWh.

Read more: http://www.pv-magazine.com/news/details/beitrag/greece--tender-announced-for-50-mw-pv-park_100010140/#ixzz2KaG8mL1H

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US challenges India at WTO over solar panel rules

US challenges India at WTO over solar panel rules | Solar PV | Scoop.it
Geneva (AFP) Feb 06, 2013 - The United States took the first step towards a full-blown trade dispute with India Wednesday on the solar power sector, the World Trade Organisation said.
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The United States took the first step towards a full-blown trade dispute with India Wednesday on the solar power sector, the World Trade Organisation said.

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Plymouth Council looks to solar in city energy efficiency plan

Plymouth Council looks to solar in city energy efficiency plan | Solar PV | Scoop.it
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Solar panels could be installed on Plymouth City Council buildings as part of an energy efficiency scheme due to be considered by the Devon authority.

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UK solar centre formally launched

UK solar centre formally launched | Solar PV | Scoop.it

The UK’s leading news portal for all solar power, solar thermal, energy efficiency and feed-in tariff information.

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The UK’s leading news portal for all solar power, solar thermal, energy efficiency and feed-in tariff information.

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Up And Coming Solar PV Innovators Aim To Grow Markets, Drive Costs Even Lower

Up And Coming Solar PV Innovators Aim To Grow Markets, Drive Costs Even Lower | Solar PV | Scoop.it
Industry players and the Department of Energy's renewable energy initiatives are focusing in on the soft costs of having solar photovoltaic (PV) power systems installed given the sharp drops in cost of solar PV equipment experienced in recent...
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This can only be good news for the consumer.

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Why E-Tricity is standing up against DECC ‘bullies’

Why E-Tricity is standing up against DECC ‘bullies’ | Solar PV | Scoop.it
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UK launches national PV centre to deliver 20GW target

Renewable Energy: UK launches national PV centre to deliver 20GW target http://t.co/KkyHvV6v
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