May 212017
 

Originally posted on the ECOreport. Peter F. Varadi’s first book described the birth of the solar industry and its growth up until 2013. He recruited an team of internationally recognized contributors for the sequel. SUN TOWARDS HIGH NOON: SOLAR POWER TRANSFORMING OUR ENERGY FUTURE guides us through the industry today. Readability In terms of readability, I found this [&hellip

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Researchers At Australia’s University Of Newcastle Testing Printed Solar Panels

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May 172017
 

printed solar panels

Researchers at the University of Newcastle in Australia have begun the first large scale test of printed solar panels they have been working on for 15 years. The panels are light, flexible and cost less than conventional solar panels. They ever work in moonlight.

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Former Aussie Coal Town Not Mucking About, Set To Become A Solar Power Showcase

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May 092017
 

Queensland Solar Power Farm

Collinsville, Australia, is hoping to become the solar power capital of Australia. The former coal town has been on the decline as coal prices fell over the past several years.

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SunPower Oasis Platform Permits Faster, Less Expensive Solar Power Plant Installations

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Apr 262017
 

SunPower Oasis solar power plant

Based on its experience installing over 1,000 large scale solar power plants worldwide, SunPower has created a new business unit to provide customized, low cost solar systems for the utility industry.

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Gulf Power Settlement Preserves Solar Consumer Freedom in Florida

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Apr 172017
 

The story of a solar push & pull in the Sunshine State goes on, this time with a good note: Floridians for Solar Choice writes that a Gulf Power settlement means customers will not have to face a huge fixed charge for having rooftop solar power

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New Homes In California Community Feature Solar Panels As Standard Feature

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Apr 142017
 

So;lar system standard on new Cali homes

A new residential development by Lafferty Communities in Manteca, California, will come with a valuable perk. Every one of the 126 single-family homes in the new Oakwood Shores neighborhood will come with 8 solar panels from SolarWorld. Each 2.72 kilowatt system will include Enphase microinverters and is being manufactured in the United States exclusively for PetersenDean Roofing & Solar, who will install them on the homes as they are completed

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Kentucky Coal Museum Switches To Solar Power

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Apr 102017
 

Experts believe that even the recent deregulation of the coal industry will not be enough to bring back coal jobs. 1923 is the past, and we are past the time when coal was booming — coal is in a rapid decline for a few reasons. The coal industry remains more a part of our country’s fast-transforming history than anything else. That’s the story of the solar industry today

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The Largest Solar Farm In Alabama Is Now Online

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Mar 192017
 

The River Bend solar farm in Alabama is now online and contributing about 75 megawatts of electricity to the TVA power grid in seven southern states. Every year, it will keep 100,000 tons of carbon out of the skies over the state.

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US Solar Has Biggest Year Ever, Nearly Doubling Previous Record — #1 Source Of New US Electricity Capacity

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Mar 092017
 

The US solar market installed nearly 15 GW of new solar capacity in 2016, breaking its own record by nearly doubling the previous year’s capacity installations, and setting the market up for what analysts expect could be a tripling over the next five years.

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Nigeria Debates $30 Million For Diesel-Killing, Off-Grid Solar Power

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Mar 082017
 

Low cost solar panels are already pushing small diesel generators out of the off grid power market in Nigeria, and now push is coming to shove

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