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  1. Glimpsing pathway of sunlight to electricityRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Four pulses of laser light on nanoparticle photocells in a spectroscopy experiment has opened a window on how captured sunlight can be converted into electricity. The work, which potentially could inspire devices with improved efficiency in solar energy conversion, was performed on photocells that used lead-sulfide quantum dots as photoactive semiconductor material.


  2. Oil's Snowballing Track Is Ultimately BullishRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    ... flutters around $80 a barrel. If this becomes reality, the world can breathe easier. I wouldn't want to be a solar energy producer competing with $50 oil or even $60 quotes. The numbers don't count up in terms of long term return on solar ...


  3. Rays of hope?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Cape Cod Times

    ... and the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources. The goal of the program is to promote the use of solar energy across the state and to lower the costs for businesses and residents interested in using solar systems. Although the effort ...


  4. North Carolina group wants Duke Energy to build fewer power plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Utility Products

    A North Carolina group advocating renewable energy said Tuesday it is pressing federal regulators to investigate whether Duke Energy should buy power from other Southeast electric companies and build fewer power plants that cost consumers. NC WARN said it is asking the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to act on its earlier recommendations for regional power cooperation and investigate whether the country's largest electric company should do more of it.


  5. N.C. solar construction ramped up in third quarter, industry group saysRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... ranked No. 3 nationwide in new solar capacity built in the third quarter, according to figures released by the Solar Energy Industries Association . SEIA says the state added about 80 megawatts of solar capacity in the quarter and is on a pace to ...


  6. Better energy: Eight goals for the next energy ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    ... government killed the first iteration of the electric car, and drove out of the country or out of business most solar energy companies. Our cowardly goal of 10 percent renewables by 2020 is a distant dream, as the country only gets 1.5% of its power ...


  7. NASA's K2 fix bags Kepler a new exoplanetRead the original story

    19 hrs ago |

    ... the K2 mission, using solar pressure from the sun to act as a stabilizing system in its own right. The push of solar energy on Kepler was one of the very reasons it required the complex balancing wheels that ended up cutting the mission short. By ...


  8. LG Electronics USA Named Exclusive Official Home Appliance Sponsor Of 'Rachael Ray'Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | BroadcastNewsroom

    ... home entertainment products, mobile phones, home appliances, commercial displays, air conditioning systems and solar energy solutions in , the 2008 and 2009 Emmy Award-winning Outstanding Talk Show, is distributed and produced by CBS Television ...


  9. Sullivan Solar Power: First and Only Professionally Accredited Solar...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | PRWeb

    As one of the first NABCEP Accredited PV Installation Companies in the country, Sullivan Solar Power has demonstrated their commitment to delivering a high quality sales and installation process to each and every one of their customers. Today, there are more people employed in the solar industry than there are by the three investor-owned utilities in the state of California.


  10. Three New Fellows to Help Guide NREL ResearchRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... a Fellow at NREL and a real privilege to work with others at NREL, and at the Department of Energy, to further solar energy," Kurtz said. Wei joined NREL in 1985 and is now a Principal Scientist at the Materials Science Center. He is a ...


  11. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks to the media, Tuesday, Dec. 9,...Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | Washington Times

    The National Hockey League has partnered with the top energy provider Constellation to work on becoming the first major sports league to go carbon-neutral, the league announced Thursday. The NHL warned earlier this year that climate change is threatening the future of the hockey.


  12. A Lump of Coal for Fossil FuelsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | IPS

    Founded only two years ago by experts and students fed up with the glacial pace of climate action, this global effort is already liquidating more than $50 billion of the oil, gas, and coal assets owned both by individuals and institutions like colleges and dioceses. What's moving that mound of money? For the most part, divestors heeded moral questions of the "how will your grandchildren survive once the seas swallow Florida" variety.


  13. Flint Energies Joins Deal to Deploy Large Utility-Scale Solar Power System in Taylor CountyRead the original story

    20 hrs ago |

    ... their own rooftop solar systems. First Solar is a leading global provider of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) solar energy solutions. With over 8 gigawatts (GW) installed worldwide, its proven solar solutions diversify the energy portfolio and reduce ...


  14. NASA researchers propose manned mission to atmosphere of VenusRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | DarkVision Hardware

    ... an array of solar panels on the airship, explorers would have all the power they'd need. Venus gets 40% more solar energy than Earth and 240 times more than Mars. Since there would be an atmosphere present, the airship could use electrical power to ...


  15. Nevada regulators look again at tribal solar plantRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | The Navajo Times

    It instead instructed utility subsidiary Nevada Power to issue a request for competitive proposals for a facility to generate 54 megawatts of electricity. The Moapa solar project was projected to generate up to 200 megawatts, and proponents say it'll be needed when NV Energy shuts down the nearby coal-fired Reid Gardner generating station by the end of 2017.


  16. A New Look at High Obliquity ExoplanetsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Centauri Dreams

    ... degrees and 90 degrees - the researchers found that a global ocean as shallow as 50 meters would absorb so much solar energy throughout the polar summer, releasing it back into the atmosphere during the winter, that the climate would remain ...


  17. Motech shares extend gains on anti-dumping rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The China Post

    ... tariffs of between 27.64 percent and 49.79 percent. Market analysts said that the final ruling gave Taiwan's solar energy firms an advantage over their Chinese rivals, a development which is expected to help the local solar energy sector penetrate ...


  18. Abengoa's hybrid solar-gas plant recognized for excellence by African Development BankRead the original story

    21 hrs ago |

    ... operation with integrated solar combine cycle (ISCC) technology in the world. The power plant, which combines solar energy, natural gas and steam, and is at the forefront of this kind of technology, has a capacity of 472 MW supplied through a ...


  19. CalTech's Lewis: Rate of CO2 Emissions in Next 30 Years Is Off...Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | The Planning Report

    Nate Lewis is a leading solar energy researcher and chemistry professor at the California Institute of Technology. In 2010, he was named director of a US Department of Energy Innovation Hub, the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis, to prototype new methods for fuel generation using sunlight.


  20. Insight into Arctic meltingRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Boing Boing

    ... energetic terms, this means each square meter of the Arctic Ocean is absorbing approximately 10 more watts of solar energy than everywhere else. Interestingly, this is not uniform, and is regionally specific. For instance, the Beaufort Sea has been ...