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When Will Solar Overtake Oil? - ‎21 hours ago‎
Several years ago, when I was working on my book Power Plays, I spent a lot of time thinking about the future of energy. One thing I concluded was that solar power would become one of the world's most important sources of energy - if not eventually the ...
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Solar Panel Leasing Decreases as More Customers Look to Buy

Wall Street Journal - ‎18 hours ago‎
Leasing became a popular way for customers to obtain home solar panels without having to come up with the large upfront amounts needed to buy a system.

Darlington: Schools to unveil solar energy system

Dubuque Telegraph Herald - ‎10 hours ago‎
Darlington Community School District will hold a ribbon-cutting this week for its new solar energy system. The event is set for 2 p.m.
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CLP India plans $1 billion investment in solar energy

Livemint - ‎May 30, 2016‎
The local unit of Hong Kong-listed CLP Holdings Ltd is planning to invest about $1 billion for setting up over 1 gigawatt (GW) of solar power capacity over the next 3-5 years, Mahesh Makhija, director-business development (renewables), said in an ...
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Keen to invest in internet, solar energy in India

Economic Times - ‎May 29, 2016‎
What is the timeframe for this and which are apart from e-commerce as well as renewable energy which is something that you are looking as a sector?
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Donald Trump betrays total ignorance of solar, energy market dynamics

RenewEconomy - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Trump's first speech on energy also did not result in a coherent policy platform in this regard, but did solidify his preference for production of energy from domestically sourced fossil fuels, particularly a desire to expand oil and gas extraction and ...
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Solar power on the rise in Nebraska

NET Website - ‎4 hours ago‎
David Bracht, head of the Nebraska Energy Office, says the state started this year with only around 1 megawatt of solar power on line. That's enough to power roughly 250 homes. The Solar Energy Industries Association, a trade group based in Washington, ...

Solar Power at Apple's Union Square at 500% market price – what are they building?

Electrek - ‎2 hours ago‎
Apple's newest piece of retail art was revealed to shoppers in Union Square of San Francisco this month. As is Apple's modus operandi these days they're making sure to use clean energy to power the building. From the Apple press release, “The store is ...

Solar energy sector facing challenges in Iowa

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette Moxie Solar's Toby Batie (left) of North Liberty and Tyler Lo of Iowa City carry a solar module to a mounting system on the south roof of the Riverview West development, 629 S. Riverside Dr. in Iowa City. Moxie Solar, which ...
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World's biggest mall solar power plant rises in Pampanga - ‎May 29, 2016‎
THE WORLD'S largest solar power plant installed on the rooftop of a shopping mall has been switched on by Gokongwei-led property developer Robinsons Land Corp.

Sunvalley Solar Inc. Completed the Acquisition of Rayco Energy Inc.

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎3 hours ago‎
WALNUT, Calif., May 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunvalley Solar, Inc. (OTCBB: SSOL), a leading solar power technology and solar system integration company, announced today the completion of its acquisition of Rayco Energy Inc. Rayco Energy, ...
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Singapore pilots solar-powered outdoor Wi-Fi hotspots

ZDNet - ‎3 hours ago‎
Singapore has kicked off a year-long pilot using solar energy to power outdoor public Wi-Fi hotspots on its southern island resort, Sentosa.

CAD Pulgaon had won award for using solar energy to dispose ammunition

Oneindia - ‎9 hours ago‎
New Delhi, May 31: It was a tragic incident at the Central Ammunition depot of the Army in Pulgaon, Maharashtra in which 17 persons have been reported killed after a fire had broken out.

What Other Cities Can Learn From San Fran's New Solar Law

Triple Pundit (registration) (blog) - ‎8 hours ago‎
The new legislation, unanimously approved by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on April 19, states that all new buildings with 10 stories or fewer, including all residential and commercial projects, must include a photovoltaic solar panel ...

Honey Bun's solar energy system a positive move for growth – Industry Minister

Jamaica Observer - ‎May 27, 2016‎
He pointed out that lower energy prices using solar energy will not only lower the costs of individual manufacturing operations, “but taken on a wider scale, will also reduce expenses for consumers and businesses, while increasing disposable income ...
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Solar power plants fails to attract consumers in Jalandhar city

Hindustan Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
According to the information gathered by the Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA), since last year, when the concept was operationalised in the region, only three industrial units of the city have installed solar power plant at their establishments.
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Off the (failing) grid in North Korea, where solar energy is a hot commodity

South China Morning Post - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Beset by crippling power shortages for decades, North Koreans are turning to solar power in a major way. With cheap panels readily available in neighbouring China, a grey market expanding in North Korea and a green-energy drive endorsed by supreme ...
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Wind And Solar Power Helping Preserve Galapagos Islands

Energy Matters - ‎May 29, 2016‎
A report on the Galapagos San Cristóbal Island Wind Project states the initiative has been a success, paving the way to further increasing renewable energy capacity in the region. The Galapagos San Cristóbal Island Wind Project was inspired by an oil ...
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In our opinion: Transitioning from coal to solar — Utah in the crosshairs

Deseret News - ‎3 hours ago‎
FILE - In this April 30, 2007, file photo, a shovel prepares to dump a load of coal into a 320-ton truck at the Arch Coal Inc.-owned Black Thunder mine in Wright, Wyo.
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Solar Power Deals and Company News

Recharge (subscription) - ‎2 hours ago‎
A consortium of Sener and Acciona has begun building the 100MW Kathu concentrating solar power project in South Africa's Northern Cape.