Solar Power

New Water Splitting Catalyst Could Make It Easier To Generate Solar Fuel

Water splitting, the process of harvesting solar energy to generate energy-dense fuels, could be simplified thanks to new research.

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Now That Uk Nuclear Power Plans Are In Tatters, It's Vital To Double Down On Wind And Solar

Now that Japanese giants Toshiba and Hitachi have walked away from UK nuclear power projects that had previously been abandoned by others, it has forced the government to reassess the pro-nuclear bias of its energy policy. Greg Clark, the UK...
Related topics: Toshiba

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Google Launches Clean Energy Project In Taiwan, Its First In Asia

Google has launched its first clean energy project in Asia. The company announced today that it struck a long-term agreement to buy the output of a 10-megawatt solar array in Tainan City, Taiwan, about 100 km south of its data center in the...
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Solar Energy Begins To Light Up Favelas In Rio De Janeiro

Solar panels can be seen on three buildings in the Morro de Santa Marta favela in Rio de Janeiro. In the middle is the CEPAC daycare center, with a green terrace and two sets of photovoltaic panels, which reduced its expenses by 80 percent thanks to...

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In Wisconsin, Farmers May Soon Be Milking The Profits Of Solar Energy Instead Of Cows

Wisconsin, the Dairy State, may someday be known as the Solar State too. While solar is a boost for some struggling dairy farmers, others fear the fallout from turning their farm community into a solar production site.

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Is Canadian Solar (csiq) Outperforming Other Oils-energy Stocks This Year?

Want the latest recommendations from Zacks Investment Research? Today, you can download 7 Best Stocks for the Next 30 Days. Click to get this free report Canadian Solar Inc. (CSIQ): Get Free Report To read this article on Zacks.com click...

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Solar Investment Plunges Amid Panel Glut

Authored by Irina Slav via Oilprice.com, Global spending on solar energy declined by almost a quarter last year to US$130.8 billion, mainly on the back of a regulatory policy overhaul in China that led to an oversupply of solar panels, driving...
Related topics: China

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Grid-scale Batteries Increasingly Store Renewable Energy

Renewable energy production from solar and wind isn’t steady 24/7 like coal or natural gas. Instead, production fluctuates. This has been problematic because the grid must always be in perfect balance between supply and demand. However...

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Largest Ever Solar Farms For Google Data Centers To Be Built In Alabama And Tennessee

Google announced this morning that some of the largest-ever solar panel projects in both Alabama and Tennessee are underway, and they’re being built to power Google data centers in each state. more… The post Largest ever solar farms...
Related topics: Google

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Enphase Energy (enph) Jumps: Stock Rises 8.6%

Want the latest recommendations from Zacks Investment Research? Today, you can download 7 Best Stocks for the Next 30 Days. Click to get this free report Real Goods Solar, Inc. (RGSE): Free Stock Analysis Report Enphase Energy, Inc....

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Why Salesforce, Gap, Bloomberg, And Others Are Teaming Up To Buy Solar

In a new clean energy deal, five companies are pooling their resources to fund a solar project in North Carolina, hopefully paving the way for more companies to collaborate on clean energy investments. It sounds like the opening line of a...
Related topics: Salesforce (business), Bloomberg

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From Emergence To Eruption: Comprehensive Model Captures Life Of A Solar Flare

A team of scientists has, for the first time, used a single, cohesive computer model to simulate the entire life cycle of a solar flare: from the buildup of energy thousands of kilometers below the solar surface, to the emergence of tangled magnetic...
Related topics: Solar Flare, Sun

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Google's New Us Data Centers Will Run On 1.6 Million Solar Panels - Cnet

It's part of Google's plan to purchase 100 percent carbon-free energy.
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Brilliant Glow Of Paint-on Semiconductors Comes From Ornate Quantum Physics

A new wave of semiconductors that can be painted on is on the horizon. It bears the promise of revolutionizing lighting all over again and of transforming solar energy. Ornate quantum particle action, revealed here, that drives the new material's...
Related topics: Semiconductors, Quantum, Physics

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Why Shares Of Pattern Energy Sank 13% In 2018

Shares of Pattern Energy (NASDAQ: PEGI), an independent power producer that maintains a portfolio of wind and solar projects located in the United States, Canada, Japan, and Mexico totaling 2,806 MW, plunged 13% in 2018, according to S&P Global...
Related topics: Nasdaq, US Equity Markets, Canada, Japan, Mexico

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Microgrids. Resilient Local Electricity. Good In Emergencies Too!

Microgrids are small, community-focused electricity generating facilities. In normal times, they generate power for their area using solar, wind, gas turbines, or batteries. Excess power is sold into the grid. However, during a general power outage,...

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No More Wars For Oil? Wind & Solar Will Reduce Energy-related Conflicts

Renewables Security The global energy transition and the shift to renewables from fossil fuels is likely to reduce energy-related conflicts, says a report published by the Global Commission on the Geopolitics of Energy Transformation. The...
Related topics: Fossils, Paleontology

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The 5 Products I Use To Make My House More Energy Efficient

So you want to make your house more ecofriendly. Good for you—there are plenty of things to do that don’t involve replacing all of your appliances and putting solar panels on the roof. My wife and I have managed to reduce power consumption...

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Solar Plus Batteries Aim To Retire Natural Gas Plants In 2019

For years, proponents of natural gas referred to it as a “bridge fuel,” an interim power source on the way to a distant future dominated by renewable energy. That far-off day seemed to pose little immediate threat. Not anymore. Last...

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Q&a: ‘there’s A Lot More Climate Finance Available Than People Think’

Communities in rural Papua New Guinea install their own cost effective and energy efficient solar panels. GGGI says that governments should rather invest in renewable energy. Credit: Catherine Wilson/IPSBy Yazeed KamaldienCAPE TOWN, South Africa,...
Related topics: Papua New Guinea

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