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California Powers 6 Million Homes With Solar Energy, Slays Record

From the Huffington Post A new renewable energy record has come to light. Thanks to a heat wave, California was able to shatter a state solar record. On July 12 at 1:06 p.m., several large solar [...]

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Canada’s First Cylindrical PV Energy Storage LED Light

Burlington Ontario, July 19th, 2016 – Frederick & Simon Inc. is pleased to announce the first Canadian installation of the Solar Energy Storage LED streetlight designed and manufactured [...]

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12 things Solar Power World loved at Intersolar North America

We love that we were featured as #6! 6. Custom solar-integrated motorcycle jacket Solar Power World loved Jim Teixeira’s custom-made solar-integrated jacket. Teixeira, a process engineer at [...]

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Driving a Solar-Powered Car Might Be Closer Than You Think

Since we can already fly on sunshine, why can’t we drive on it? Chinese company Hanergy, the world’s largest thin-film solar panel maker, has launched four concept cars that are fully [...]

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Solar Power Boosts Food Production and Fights Poverty

We all know that solar power offers myriad health and environmental benefits over traditional energy sources — including reduced emissions and improved air quality — but the social benefits it [...]

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Floating solar is a win-win energy solution for drought-stricken US lakes

Philip Warburg for Environment 360, part of the Guardian Environment Network. Thursday 30 June 2016 10.00 EDT The Colorado River’s two great reservoirs, Lake Mead and Lake Powell, are in retreat. [...]