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Science Daily

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Researchers develop turbines to convert the power of ocean waves into clean, renewable energy. [...]
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source: Science Daily
The UK has low oil and gas resources and limited prospects for fracking, according to a new analysis by scientists, who recommend a shift towards greater use of renewable, clean energy. [...]
Tue, Sep 19, 2017
Source: Science Daily
Scientists have developed a new electrocatalyst that can directly convert carbon dioxide into multicarbon fuels and alcohols using record-low inputs of energy. The work is the latest in a round of studies tackling the challenge of a creating a clean chemical manufacturing system that can put carbon dioxide to good [...]
Mon, Sep 18, 2017
Source: Science Daily
Scientists have harnessed the power of photosynthesis to convert carbon dioxide into fuels and alcohols at efficiencies far greater than plants. The achievement marks a significant advance in the effort to move toward sustainable sources of fuel. [...]
Mon, Sep 18, 2017
Source: Science Daily

 

Renewable Energy World

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Imposing tariffs on solar components imported into the U.S. will drive up prices for solar developers. It could also cost U.S. taxpayers as much as $1.23 billion. [...]
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source: Renewable Energy World
A coalition of 10 electricity service providers serving the U.S. Rocky Mountain region said they will begin negotiations for membership in the Southwest Power Pool regional transmission organization. [...]
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source: Renewable Energy World
Some really interesting developments are taking place in the Indian solar space. Module prices are hardening and there is talk of Discoms reneging on previous high tariff power purchase agreements (PPA) in light of declining tariffs, while developers are reportedly seeking to exit low tariff commitments in light of rising [...]
Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source: Renewable Energy World
In a letter today to U.S. International Trade Commission Chairman Rhonda Schmidtlein, a group of veterans and former defense energy professionals urged the ITC to consider carefully U.S. Department of Defense energy security and resiliency efforts before making a decision this week in the Suniva/SolarWorld trade case. [...]
Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Source: Renewable Energy World

Solar Power News

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Battery Technology | Electric Cars | Solar Power | TransportationSolar Team Great Britain has started a kickstarter page to help fund their design for entry in the 2017 World Solar Challenge. Founder Steven Heape leads a team of volunteers from many different disciplines, companies and universities working on a family-sized [...]
Wed, Jan 25, 2017
Source: Solar Power News
Energy Inventions | Future Technology | Solar PowerGerman Architect Andre Broessel believes he has a solution that can “squeeze more juice out of the sun”, even during the night hours and in low-light regions. His company Rawlemon has created a spherical sun power generator prototype called the beta.ray. His technology [...]
Mon, Apr 13, 2015
Source: Solar Power News
Environment and Sustainability | Photovoltaic Cells | Solar PowerDesigned by renowned Italian architect Giancarlo Zema and produced by EcoFloLife, the WaterNest 100 is an eco-friendly floating housing unit. The 100 square meter residential units are made of up to 98% recycled materials; including the laminate timber and aluminum hull. Skylights, [...]
Thu, Apr 02, 2015
Source: Solar Power News
Hydro Power | Photovoltaic Cells | Solar PowerSince 2011, French Company Ciel & Terre has been developing large-scale floating solar solutions. Their innovative Hydrelio Floating PV system allows standard PV panels to be installed on large bodies of water such as: drinking water reservoirs, quarry lakes, irrigation canals, remediation and [...]
Wed, Apr 01, 2015
Source: Solar Power News