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Solar Keeps Smiling: New Solar Record, and More!

SOLAR KEEPS SMILING OO Solar Cell Technique Achieves Record-High 40% Efficiency – and in a way that is readily accessible to the industry. OO Engineer Reimagines Solar Energy With Stick-On Panels – she predicts peel-and-stick solar cells could one day … Continue reading

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3 Major Companies to Provide Cheap Solar Power to Employees, and More!

SOLAR KEEPS SMILING OO An Innovative New Way For Normal People To Invest In Solar Power – bypassing the banks, SolarCity is offering a direct-to-consumer bond for $1000 a piece that will help finance its ongoing installations of residential solar. … Continue reading

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Solar Costs Plummeting, North Carolina and Elsewhere

The cost of solar power in North Carolina is falling steeply, a state trade group reported, providing the first real evidence of a trend that is likely occurring in other states that are harnessing the power of the sun, reports … Continue reading

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Japan Progresses Towards Replacing Nuclear with Clean Renewable Energy

The nuclear disasters created by earthquake and tsunami a year ago pushed Softbank corporate executive Masayoshi Son to finance a foundation to pursue replacing nuclear power with renewable clean energy, reported Sarah Berlow at the Wall Street Journal.  “The successful … Continue reading

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Solar Panels Competing with Dirty Natural Gas

Renewable energy is growing rapidly in the U.S., with wind and solar industries enjoying double-digit growth each year. Partly, it comes from more homeowners choosing to install solar panels economically with government subsidies. But the price of one fossil fuel … Continue reading

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