Tag Archives: Solar power

Space Debris, More Efficient LEDs, and Thinner, Cheaper Solar Cells


The Optical Society’s Renewable Energy & the Environment Congress highlights the role of optics in energy generation and conservation WASHINGTON, Oct. 25—Scientists and engineers from around the world will convene in Austin, Texas next week as experts gather to discuss … Continue reading

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Reports of the death of solar power are greatly exaggerated


US solar company Solyndra‘s bankruptcy filing was a result of a drop in the cost of silicon, not scandal and impropriety The solar company Solyndra recently filed for bankruptcy, which media reports have depicted as the end of solar power … Continue reading

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Ottawa Solar Power Installs FIT Compliant Solar Energy System at Drouin Farms


One of first FIT projects installed in Ontario with Conergy’s FIT Compliant Conergy ON modules Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) October 06, 2011 Drouin Farms, a large family run egg producer who has made the commitment to move to organic farming, is … Continue reading

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U.S. Solar Jobs Census Finds Solar Employment Soars As U.S. Economy Lags


Solar Jobs Growing Nearly 10 Times Faster Than Employment as a Whole The Solar Foundation Press Release, October 17, 2011: DALLAS – The Solar Foundation, a nonprofit solar education and research organization, today released its second annual review of the … Continue reading

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No wind? No problem


Hurdles to integrating a variable supply of renewable energy into power grids are lower than most experts think. Variable energy sources such as wind and solar power could provide 19–63% of required electricity in many countries, according to the International … Continue reading

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The world can be powered by alternative energy, using today’s technology, in 20-40 years


If someone told you there was a way you could save 2.5 million to 3 million lives a year and simultaneously halt global warming, reduce air and water pollution and develop secure, reliable energy sources – nearly all with existing … Continue reading

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