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Largest Floating Solar Park In Europe Connected To Grid In Netherlands

The largest floating solar power park was recently completed in the Netherlands by BayWa r.e.’s Dutch subsidiary GroenLeven. It is expected to provide energy for 7,200 homes

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Indian Railways Accelerates Toward A Solar Future With New Tenders

Indian Railways has taken some significant measures over the last few weeks that will cement its place as one of the single largest clean energy users in India. These steps include the issuance of tenders for large-scale solar power projects and the commissioning of a first-of-its-kind project to use solar power for trains’ traction systems.  

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New Solar Power Breakthrough From Maker Of Things That Make Solar Cells

solar cells renewable energySolar power is getting yet another breakthrough makeover, this time from Meyer Burger, the company that gave us low cost, high efficiency PERC technology

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Huge Subsidy-Free Partnership On 500 MW+ Expansion Of Solar PV In Denmark

I have been watching Danish solar photovoltaic capacity and output closely since 2015, because I had a feeling something was looming after seeing the explosion of installed capacity in Germany in years prior

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The Case For Solar Endowments

Solar installation at Goshen College (Source: Goshen College)University and college endowments in the U.S. looking for strong, sustainable revenue streams would do well to embrace on-site solar generation, and the solar industry would thrive if it could forge the partnership. Solar installations would deliver stronger and more reliable returns than current investments, and create many opportunities, including enhanced fundraising, positive press, and community appeal to current and prospective students

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This Is Gonna Hurt: New Community Solar Power Plan Meets Biggest US Coal Power Plant

solar power community solarThis big new community solar power plan is big news for renewable energy fans, and a proposed new transmission line adds even more pop to the picture

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Europe Puts Focus On Floating Solar & Agrivoltaics

Moss Marine floating solatrFloating solar and agrivoltaics are the subject of new renewable energy efforts in Europe

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GAF DecoTech Solar Roof Now Available In Southeastern Pennsylvania

GAF Energy DecoTech Solar RoofCreditBachman’s Roofing, Building & Remodeling, one of the largest roofing contractors in southeastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland, is now partnering with GAF Energy to offer its DecoTech solar roof products to customers in southeastern Pennsylvania. First things first: No, the GAF DecoTech integrated solar roof is not the same as a Tesla Solar Roof. But neither is it a traditional rack-mounted solar system. Installation takes only one day according to the company.

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What Is More Effective Emissions-Wise, Solar Panels Or Trees?

There has been a lot of discussion on the web on choosing between solar PV systems or trees in order to reduce one’s carbon emissions. Even beyond comparison to solar systems, quantifying the value of a tree has been coming up consistently nowadays

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Perovskite Solar Cells … Toyota Driving Off A Hybrid Cliff … The Boring Company’s 1st Vegas Tunnel — #CleanTechnica Top 20

: Tesla Model X inside The Boring Company's test tunnel underneath the SpaceX offices (Image: The Boring Company)The most popular CleanTechnica stories last week involved perovskite solar cell research and projections (a hot topic for the past few — or several — years), Toyota’s continued focus on hybrids (considered by many to be a death knell for the hybrid leader and 100% electric laggard), and The Boring Company’s first of two Las Vegas tunnels

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