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Solar Energy Will Thrive

New York Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
That growth of solar energy will be driven by three factors. First and most important, costs are falling sharply. Solar module costs have fallen roughly 80 percent since 2007 and are projected to keep falling. Already, solar power is cheaper than the ...
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Solar Energy Corporation of India plans to set up more solar plants

Economic Times - ‎15 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI: The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), set up primarily to facilitate the growth of solar power, is going ahead with plans to become a renewable energy developer itself.
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Energy Department Announces $25 Million to Accelerate Integration of Solar Energy into Nation's Electrical Grid (blog) - ‎16 hours ago‎
Since President Obama took office, the amount of solar power installed in the U.S. has increased 23-fold—from 1.2 gigawatts in 2008 to an estimated 27.4 gigawatts in 2015, with one million systems now in operation.
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Georgia's solar energy policies leave much to be desired, says report - ‎20 hours ago‎
Most states in the U.S. South are known to have long, hot summers and abundant sunshine - and Georgia is no exception. Some might find it surprising, then, that a recent report listed Georgia as one of the worst solar energy states in the country ...
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One Million Solar Energy Systems Now Turned On in US

The Equation: Blog of the Union of Concerned Scientists (blog) - ‎18 hours ago‎
Around the country, solar advocates are cheering. One million solar installations (including nearly 950,000 rooftops) are now turned on somewhere in the US, a symbolic milestone signaling a fundamental change in the energy landscape.

Solar energy construction firm opens Charlotte branch

Charlotte Observer - ‎2 hours ago‎
Solar energy construction firm opens Charlotte branch. CenterStar Energy is at 10130 Perimeter Parkway, Suite 242, off W.T.

Town of Rochester to review proposed law regarding solar energy arrays

The Daily Freeman - ‎16 hours ago‎
ACCORD >> A report on revisions to a proposed law regarding the installation of solar energy arrays is to be provided to the Town Board on Thursday.

Solar energy could earn Ghana $38m yearly – UNEP

GhanaWeb - ‎8 hours ago‎
However the share of renewables in the energy mix - solar energy in particular - is still lower than the expectations of most Ghanaians, as energy experts are wary of some issues including power stability and other attendant problems of solar energy ...

Ameren Proposing 2 Customer-Supported Solar Energy Efforts

CBS Local - ‎May 2, 2016‎
SAN RAFAEL, CA - FEBRUARY 26: SolarCraft workers Craig Powell (L) and Edwin Neal install solar panels on the roof of a home on February 26, 2015 in San Rafael, California.
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Bill Richardson: What Saudi Arabia's Bet on Solar Power Means

TIME - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Coming from New Mexico—the second-sunniest state in the nation, with deserts conducive to solar panels, and growing concerns about climate change, dwindling water resources and pinched public finances—I understand why Saudi Arabia is moving ...

Solar Power Investments Don't Pay Off

ValueWalk - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Ivanpah plant has failed to provide the energy, and thus the environmental benefits, it promised consumers. Unfortunately, this foundering is barely news.

Council supports solar power in our region

Sunraysia Daily - ‎20 hours ago‎
The council has always supported and assisted companies that have shown interest in solar energy in the region. The council funds and works closely with Mildura Development Corporation who have and are actively supporting the development of solar ...
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Solar plane on world tour arrived in Arizona

The Indian Express - ‎8 hours ago‎
A solar-powered airplane landed in suburban Phoenix Monday night, after a daylong flight from California, the latest leg in its around the world journey using only energy from the sun.
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California Winery Uses Solar Power And Energy Storage

CleanTechnica - ‎33 minutes ago‎
The Stone Edge Farm and winery in Sonoma, California has a 32 kW solar array, 14 of Aquion's 25 kWh M-Line battery modules, and an Ideal Power 30 kW multi-port power conversion system. The solar PV array provides electricity to the primary residence, ...
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Dubai gets bids to generate solar power at as low as 3 cents/kWh

International Business Times, India Edition - ‎2 hours ago‎
India's Energy Minister Piyush Goyal recently announced that solar energy at Rs. 4.34/kWh ($0.07) is cheaper to produce than coal-powered thermal energy.

Letter: Don't raise costs for solar-energy homes

Newsday - ‎May 2, 2016‎
According to Newsday, PSEG Long Island is recommending that the state increase the fixed monthly service fee by an unspecified amount to recoup more costs, change the price the utility pays for excess solar energy sent back to the grid based on its ...

Delhi: Dyal Singh College to light up homes with solar power

India Today - ‎10 hours ago‎
Delhi University's Dyal Singh College's latest initiative could come as a relief to many homes in South Delhi which suffer from power shortage.
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On track to add 10500 MW solar power: Piyush Goyal

Economic Times - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Some experts and consultancies have expressed apprehension about huge targets of solar power capacity addition during the current fiscal.

Colombia struggles with solar power

CCTV - ‎3 hours ago‎
Most of Colombia's energy comes from hydroelectric plants. But Colombia's energy source has been challenged as a result of El Nino.

Integrated solar energy: EDS lights up - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDS) has been used by researchers in China to study semiconducting sulfides for full-spectrum solar energy conversion with the benefit of efficient charge separation. Tao-Tao Zhuang, Yan Liu, Yi Li, Yuan Zhao ...