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Big Solar Step: Super-Efficient System Sets Record - Live Science

Big Solar Step: Super-Efficient System Sets Record - Live Science | Farming the Sun | Scoop.it
Researchers in Australia recently developed a solar energy system that can convert over 40 percent of the sunlight that hits it into electricity.
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What is the environmental impact of photovoltaic (PV) solar panels? | CAT Information Service

What is the environmental impact of photovoltaic (PV) solar panels? | CAT Information Service | Farming the Sun | Scoop.it
RT @AnjaKolibri: @OrBVIOUS66 @52York @Made_in_Alsace Agree. It's not that simple, however: http://t.co/y6CHJeqNtn Solar efficiency needs to…
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Agricultural Good Practice Guidance for Solar Farms | Farming Futures

Agricultural Good Practice Guidance for Solar Farms | Farming Futures | Farming the Sun | Scoop.it
RT @FarmingFutures: Agricultural Good Practice Guidance for Solar Farms
http://t.co/AWj1mz88J0
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White Solar PV Modules: A Revolution for Building Integration - Solar Thermal Magazine

White Solar PV Modules: A Revolution for Building Integration - Solar Thermal Magazine | Farming the Sun | Scoop.it
This innovative technology is particularly attractive to the building industry where solar elements can blend into a building’s skin and become virtually hidden energy sources.
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Five countries where solar power is making a revolution

Five countries where solar power is making a revolution | Farming the Sun | Scoop.it
"Developing countries of the global south don’t have enough electricity. Sometimes rural populations are only just now getting electricity. Ironically, many of them can leapfrog conventional power ...
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The US could easily power itself 100x over with just solar power! - Treehugger

The US could easily power itself 100x over with just solar power! - Treehugger | Farming the Sun | Scoop.it
Just getting to 10% solar would be the equivalent of taking 59 million cars off the road!
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Community Solar Prices at All-Time Low - PV Solar Report

Community Solar Prices at All-Time Low - PV Solar Report | Farming the Sun | Scoop.it
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Community Solar Prices at All-Time Low
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Throughout the 15 years prior to 2012, residential photovoltaic (PV) systems declined an average of 6 to 8 percent, the report reveals.
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First Solar Jumps Into Residential PV with an Investment in CEC's Community ... - Greentech Media

First Solar Jumps Into Residential PV with an Investment in CEC's Community ... - Greentech Media | Farming the Sun | Scoop.it
Does community solar triple the potential size of the solar market?
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This 'boom' might save the world - 10 quick facts about renewable energy - Greenpeace International (blog)

This 'boom' might save the world - 10 quick facts about renewable energy - Greenpeace International (blog) | Farming the Sun | Scoop.it
As the world's leading climate scientists finalise the latest and most comprehensive report on climate change and ways to tackle it, a key question is: What is new?
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Solar PV Power in South Africa, Market Outlook to 2025

Solar PV Power in South Africa, Market Outlook to 2025 | Farming the Sun | Scoop.it
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6v83fb/solar_pv_power_in) has announced the addition of the "Solar PV Power in South Africa, Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2014 - Capacity, Generation,...
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Sub-Saharan Africa needs more 'investor friendly' energy sector to boost ... - Out-Law.com

Sub-Saharan Africa needs more 'investor friendly' energy sector to boost ... - Out-Law.com | Farming the Sun | Scoop.it
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Investors exercise caution with investment-grade South Africa - Market Realist

Investors exercise caution with investment-grade South Africa - Market Realist | Farming the Sun | Scoop.it
Inadequacies on the part of South Africa’s government to address key structural issues and global conditions have subdued growth in the country in recent years.
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New technique offers spray-on solar power

New technique offers spray-on solar power | Farming the Sun | Scoop.it
Pretty soon, powering your tablet could be as simple as wrapping it in cling wrap.
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SunPower prepares for ‘disruptive shift in energy market’ with Sunverge solar-plus-storage deal | PV-Tech

SunPower prepares for ‘disruptive shift in energy market’ with Sunverge solar-plus-storage deal | PV-Tech | Farming the Sun | Scoop.it
The number one source for in-depth and up-to-the-minute news, technical articles, blogs and reviews on the international solar PV supply chain.
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Incredible futuristic African architecture that solves problems-- and gets you ... - Mail & Guardian Africa

Incredible futuristic African architecture that solves problems-- and gets you ... - Mail & Guardian Africa | Farming the Sun | Scoop.it
From the Great Wall of Lagos to a Hemp House...great things are happening in the region
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The UK's largest solar farm just switched online for the first time - Inhabitat (blog)

The UK's largest solar farm just switched online for the first time - Inhabitat (blog) | Farming the Sun | Scoop.it
The United Kingdom's largest solar farm is being connected to the national grid, and has the potential to power 14,000 homes.
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South Africa Fights Blackouts with Concentrating Solar Power - Triple Pundit (blog)

South Africa Fights Blackouts with Concentrating Solar Power - Triple Pundit (blog) | Farming the Sun | Scoop.it
Having tripled its national renewable energy targets, South Africa has awarded a contract to build a 100-MW concentrating solar power facility.
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SunPower Joins Sunverge to Offer Solar + Storage Solutions - PV Solar Report

SunPower Joins Sunverge to Offer Solar + Storage Solutions - PV Solar Report | Farming the Sun | Scoop.it
PV Solar Report SunPower Joins Sunverge to Offer Solar + Storage Solutions PV Solar Report Together they will offer SunPower's fully integrated solar PV systems and Sunverge's advanced Solar Integration System (SIS) energy storage solutions to...
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Australia develops world's most efficient solar panels - RT

Australia develops world's most efficient solar panels - RT | Farming the Sun | Scoop.it
Australian researchers have developed a new method of using commercial solar panels that converts more electricity from sunlight than ever before.
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Report Shows Global Solar Photovoltaic Module Installed Capacity to More than Triple by 2020 | PV Buzz

Report Shows Global Solar Photovoltaic Module Installed Capacity to More than Triple by 2020 | PV Buzz | Farming the Sun | Scoop.it
GlobalData — The global cumulative installed capacity of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules will more than triple from 135.66 Gigawatts (GW) in 2013 to 413.98 GW by 2020, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData.
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Largest Solar Power Plant in Africa Flips the Switch

Largest Solar Power Plant in Africa Flips the Switch | Farming the Sun | Scoop.it
The largest solar power plant in Africa is now in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa and generates 95 MW of clean energy.

Via Chuck Sherwood, Senior Associate, TeleDimensions, Inc
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Global Solar PV Market 2014-2018 - PR Newswire (press release)

 

 

 

NEW YORK, Nov. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About Solar PV

Solar PV is the method of generating...
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Research and Markets: Solar PV Power in South Africa, Market Outlook to 2025 | Business Wire

Research and Markets: Solar PV Power in South Africa, Market Outlook to 2025 | Business Wire | Farming the Sun | Scoop.it
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6v83fb/solar_pv_power_in) has announced the addition of the "Solar PV Power in S
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