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America Navy wants solar energy directly from space

U.S navy to capture solar from space

For many years the Pentagon has been the number 1 oil consumer in the world. The continuous rise of prices has determined the military to research other ways to get energy. These researches expanded till space. A new technology that will give the military the possibility to collect solar energy in orbit and take it to […]

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March 21st, 2014 | Posted in _featured slider,Energy Market,Market News,USA | Read More »

Researchers from the UK are working on solar panels that are more efficient during cloudy days

ould friendly solar cells were discovered

British scientists from a famous Laboratory have been working on the next generation of solar panels that work better when it’s clouded. The material they are using very thin and can have any color. It can also be printed in sheets on a 3D printer. Even if the necessary procedures is only beginning to develop, […]

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March 19th, 2014 | Posted in _featured slider,Energy Market,Europe,Solar PhotoVoltaics | Read More »

Next generation of Photovoltaics to boom this year

PV market is growing with a new wave of PV

The new generation of photovoltaics are said to enter the clean energy market in 2014 as analysts predict and since investments are coming back. Analysts at IHS Technology believe that the new wave of PV technologies like n-type substrates and diamond wire will be more available this year since solar companies boost the capital expenditure. […]

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March 17th, 2014 | Posted in _featured slider,Energy Market,Market News,Solar PhotoVoltaics,WORLD | Read More »

Switzerland will adopt PV self-consumption rules

Homeowners that want green electricity helped by the gorverment

The new ruling will be adopted starting from the beginning of the next month. Residential PV customers can choose to reimburse 30% of the bills or a FIT. Swiss homeowners that want to use green energy and decide to purchase solar panel systems can’t consume the resulted electricity right way, but they have to wait […]

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March 12th, 2014 | Posted in _featured slider,Energy Market,Europe,Legislation,Market News,Solar PhotoVoltaics | Read More »

New storage solution developed

Solar energy storage is now more efficient and cost-effective

Researchers from a well-known laboratory in the United States have found a new method of storing solar energy. The solution is called bionic leaf that can transform the energy from the sun into a fuel obtained in a similar way that plants convert light into energy. This leads to much more efficient way of obtaining […]

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March 10th, 2014 | Posted in _featured slider,Energy Market,Market News,Solar PhotoVoltaics,USA,WORLD | Read More »

Solar energy can also be fun with color solar cells

Harvard scientist discovered

Researchers from the University of Michigan brought solar industry to a new level as they invented colorful transparent cells with decorations and shades. The first see-trough colored cells can easily be used to harvest energy from the sun and beautifuly decorate the buildings where they are installed, and boost the solar energy installations. An electrical […]

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March 7th, 2014 | Posted in _featured slider,Market News,Solar PhotoVoltaics,WORLD | Read More »

Solar energy at night. Harvard physicists believe it’s possible

sollar cells to wrok at night

Federico Capasso and Steven Byrnes, Harvard physicists, believe a new type of renewable energy can be a solar cell-like device that could collect energy during the night. The idea that could change the solar industry is based on a principle: clean energy can be collected anytime a body transfers its hot energy to a cool […]

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March 5th, 2014 | Posted in _featured slider,Europe,Market News,Solar PhotoVoltaics | Read More »

Expensive public illumination was put to an end on a street in Nepal’s capital city, Kathmandu

Nepal's capital city has solar street lamps

A central street from the Nepal’s capital city, Kathmandu, has a new way of facing the dark: solar powered street lamps. This big step for the Asian solar industry couldn’t have been possible without the collaboration between Kathmandu Metropolitan City and Durbarmarg Development Board (DDB). The chief of the Urban Development Committee from KMC announced that […]

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March 3rd, 2014 | Posted in _featured slider,Asia,Market News,Solar PhotoVoltaics | Read More »

Solar power has reached Indian ATMs

ATMs in rural India to work on green energy

Telecom towers, bank branches, data centers and ATMs in power deficient rural India can now benefit from solar power energy. This applies to the pour in energy area of the Asian country. Not only is the government showing its support, but companies are also helping with supplies for power back-up and solar power producers. This […]

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February 28th, 2014 | Posted in _featured slider,Asia,Energy Market,Market News,Solar PhotoVoltaics | Read More »

A new way of using solar energy is developing- solar skyscraper windows

Scientists discovered a way to capture solar energy from the sun

Solar technology is taking a step forward and could make use of giant building’s windows and build them to be solar-power generating glass. The newly developing type of solar cells merges semi-transparency with better productivity is going to transform the global Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) market. As it’s founders announce, the transparent strengthened PV panels […]

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February 26th, 2014 | Posted in _featured slider,Europe,Market News,Solar PhotoVoltaics,Uncategorized | Read More »

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