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World now has 1 TW of wind and solar capacity, 2 TW expected in 2023

From Renewables Now The global wind and solar power capacity has reached 1 TW at the end of June and is expected to double by the middle of 2023, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) said last [...]

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Why This 48-Year-Old Woman Is Building Ghana’s Biggest Solar Farm

By Chloe Sorvino for Forbes For more than a decade, one 48-year-old entrepreneur in Ghana has been quietly building up a multimillion-dollar oil and gas outfit called UBI Group. Salma Okonkwo is [...]

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The world’s largest solar farm rises in the remote Egyptian desert

By Rachel Scheier for the LA Times In 1913 on the outskirts of Cairo, an inventor from Philadelphia named Frank Shuman built the world’s first solar thermal power station, using the abundant [...]

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This bacteria could boost solar panels on cloudy days

Researchers are using bacteria to give solar an energy boost. By Marlene Cimons for Nexus Media There are a lot of things to like about solar power. It helps the world kick the fossil fuel habit, [...]

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The Solar PV House

A customer in England used FLEX modules in a creative way on his residence. You can read his blog here: solarpvhouse.com.  

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Meet Georgia’s Solar Road

People usually think of highways as polluted eyesores, but an 18-mile stretch of road in rural Georgia is working to change that perception. By Adina Solomon for US News More than 164,000 miles [...]

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Green Tech Bus Uses FLEX Modules

Green Energy Scandinavia is pleased to announce that the bus company Nettbuss AS, has installed Green Energy’s unique solar cell systems on 10 buses in a demonstration project. Now, the new [...]

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Clouds Are No Problem for New Bacteria-Powered Solar Panels

By Avery Thompson for Popular Mechanics Researchers at the University of British Columbia have developed a new kind of solar cell that can convert sunlight into electricity, but instead of using [...]

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Sun-Blessed Madagascar Turns to Solar to Reduce Energy Costs

By Aina Rahagalala for Bloomberg Madagascar’s state power utility may become profitable by 2020 as the Indian Ocean island nation builds more solar plants to cut electricity-production costs, [...]

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An ambitious national solar power strategy to fix Togo’s electricity problem might just work

By Kwasi Gyamfi Asiedu for Quartz Media In Togo, the electricity access rate is 28% , far below the West African average of 40%. Both rural and urban households struggle not only with access [...]