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Power companies look at charging customers for solar energy - MarketWatch (blog)

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Power companies look at charging customers for solar energy
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Utilities in a few solar-friendly states are looking for ways to charge their solar customers for energy, a story by the Associated Press said.
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Crowdfunding Fuels Military Conversion to Solar Power - Nextgov

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Crowdfunding Fuels Military Conversion to Solar Power
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The US military has ambitious plans—$7 billion worth—to install renewable energy at bases and other facilities across the nation. American taxpayers, of course, are footing the bill.
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IKEA To Start Selling Solar Panels In Britain - CleanTechnica

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IKEA To Start Selling Solar Panels In Britain
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IKEA has long been a leader in powering itself with renewable energy — wind and solar. Now, it's also starting to offer whole solar panel systems for consumers.
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Reenergizing Cities with Solar Energy

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New Hampshire, USA -- Municipal renewable energy initiatives are hardly a new concept. In many cases the main goal is a heightened environmental sensitivity, and often installing more renewable energy is just one component of broader policies that might also include eco-friendly transportation or more efficient waste management or a district heating system. In other examples, renewable energy has been identified as an engine for economic rejuvenation.


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SunPower Corporation (SPWR), SolarCity Corp (SCTY) & First Solar, Inc. (FSLR ... - Insider Monkey (blog)

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SunPower Corporation (SPWR), SolarCity Corp (SCTY) & First Solar, Inc. (FSLR ...
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South Africa adds renewables into coal-heavy energy mix - Reuters AlertNet (blog)

South Africa adds renewables into coal-heavy energy mix - Reuters AlertNet (blog) | Solar e-nergy for Africa | Scoop.it
South Africa adds renewables into coal-heavy energy mix Reuters AlertNet (blog) The projects were approved as the “best approach” to meeting South Africa's goal of shifting the balance of its energy mix to 42 percent clean energy while reducing its...
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Greece, North Africa Promote Their Solar Projects - Pacific Standard

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Greece, North Africa Promote Their Solar Projects
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Germany's perennial project to both aid Greece and save the euro might include a deal to buy solar energy from Athens.
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Obama Announces Power Africa Plan To Double Electricity Access In Sub ... - ThinkProgress

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Rwanda: Solar Energy Training Ends - AllAfrica.com

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Rwanda: Solar Energy Training Ends
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A five-day training on the use of solar photovoltaic Energy ended last week with a call on the trainees to preach the importance and use of solar energy to other Rwandans.
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Management row threatens to blow Sahara solar dream - Nature.com (blog)

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Business Green (blog) Management row threatens to blow Sahara solar dream Nature.com (blog) The split, agreed upon during an extraordinary DESERTEC board meeting on June 27, is the climax of growing tensions between the founders of the project and...
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Free Wallpapers Download – Parc photovoltaïque en Provence ...

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Parc photovoltaïque en Provence, France (© Getty Images) © (Bing France) Wallpaper. formats; May 7, 2013 · No Comments · admin · wallpapers · bing wallpapers, free wallpaper download, free wallpapers download, wall ...
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Solar Energy and Community Projects | The Energy Collective

Solar Energy and Community Projects | The Energy Collective | Solar e-nergy for Africa | Scoop.it
What does it take to cook up a community solar project? A dash of crowdfunding, a pinch of grassroots outreach, and a generous helping of persistence. That's the word from San Francisco nonprofits RE-volv and Everybody ...
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Latin America, South Africa Shine for New Renewable Energy Investments

Latin America, South Africa Shine for New Renewable Energy Investments | Solar e-nergy for Africa | Scoop.it
Many of the biggest projects are shifting to developing economies, which came close to the investments of advanced nations in 2012.
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China to offer tax breaks to solar power manufacturers - Reuters

China to offer tax breaks to solar power manufacturers - Reuters | Solar e-nergy for Africa | Scoop.it
China to offer tax breaks to solar power manufacturers Reuters It cited data from the China Renewable Energy Society saying that the country's top 10 solar panel makers are up to 100 billion yuan ($16.34 billion) in debt, with a debt to asset ratio...
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Solar Energy Revolution Reaching Full Speed

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Solar power is here, and it isn't just environmentalists saying it anymore. A research division of Citigroup, the massive multinational bank that probably doesn't share Greenpeace's worldview on many issues, does agree with ...
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Solar power's future brawl

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Scientists have turned to computer modeling to help decide which of two competing materials should get its day in the sun as the nanoscale energy-harvesting technology of future solar panels -- quantum dots or nanowires.

Andrei Kryjevski and his colleagues, Dimitri Kilin and Svetlana Kilina, report in AIP Publishing's Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy that they used computational chemistry models to predict the electronic and optical properties of three types of nanoscale (billionth of a meter) silicon structures with a potential application for solar energy collection: a quantum dot, one-dimensional chains of quantum dots and a nanowire.


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Rural electrification support for developing countries announced by IEC, World Bank and UN Foundation

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Geneva, Switzerland, 2013-09-26 – To help bring electrical energy to some of the 1,3 billion people without access or with only limited energy access, the IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission), World Bank Group and United Nations Foundation have announced a new cooperative agreement to provide developing countries with access to important technical documents that support rural electrification, at a specially discounted price.


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Solar Energy Storage About To Take Off In Germany and California - Forbes

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Solar Energy Storage About To Take Off In Germany and California
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Visitors to last week's Intersolar North America conference in San Francisco could not help but notice the presence of a benign invader: energy storage vendors.
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Is China destroying the solar energy industry? - EDN.com (blog)

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Is China destroying the solar energy industry?
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The NY Times reported on May 28 of this year that solar panels, covering a huge warehouse roof in east LA, began to fail only two years into their 25 year expected lifetime.
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Solar energy association chooses exec director - Sacramento Business Journal

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Solar energy association chooses exec director
Sacramento Business Journal
Her extensive experience in renewable energy makes her a perfect fit,” Rick Reed, CALSEIA's chairman, said in a news release.
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Google's Renewable Energy Quest Finds Africa - EarthTechling

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EarthTechling Google's Renewable Energy Quest Finds Africa EarthTechling For the first time, Google is investing in a renewable energy project in Africa, a 96-megawatt (DC) solar photovoltaic power plant in South Africa that will become one of the...
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Scientists Working on Multicolored Solar Cells for Facade Design - Daily Fusion

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Photonics.com Scientists Working on Multicolored Solar Cells for Facade Design Daily Fusion The simple construction of this SIS (semiconductor-insulator-semiconductor) solar cell, with its transparent outer layer, has a further advantage: Not only...
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Apple To Build Solar Farm To Power Nevada Data Center - Huffington Post

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Mother Earth News Apple To Build Solar Farm To Power Nevada Data Center Huffington Post (Reuters) - Apple Inc said it plans to build a new solar farm with NV Energy Inc for power supply to its new data center in Reno, Nevada, a major step towards...
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South Africa: 96 MW Jasper project financing successfully closed - pv magazine

South Africa: 96 MW Jasper project financing successfully closed - pv magazine | Solar e-nergy for Africa | Scoop.it
GreenPacks South Africa: 96 MW Jasper project financing successfully closed pv magazine A consortium consisting of SolarReserve, the Kensani Group, and Intikon Energy has successfully closed project financing for the Jasper Solar Energy Project, a...
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Google pumps $12M into African solar energy project

Google pumps $12M into African solar energy project | Solar e-nergy for Africa | Scoop.it
The investment totals $12 million and marks the search company's first investment in Africa. "Given South Africa’s position as an economic powerhouse in Africa, a greener grid in South Africa can s...
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