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Solar-powered cinema opens in Burkina ahead of festival

From Yahoo News A solar-powered cinema was unveiled in Burkina Faso Friday ahead of Ouagadougou’s hosting of Africa’s top film festival, even as movie theatres on the continent [...]

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World-first ‘solar-glass’ developed in Perth hopes to make deserts bloom

ABC Rural By Michelle Stanley Western Australian scientists have developed what is believed to be a world-first clear, energy harvesting glass which, if used in greenhouses, could produce crops [...]

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It’s Official: U.S. Solar Market Shattered Records In 2016

by Joseph Bebon on February 15, 2017 It’s no surprise that the U.S. solar sector broke records in 2016 – analysts long expected it to be a boom year – but newly released data highlights just how [...]

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Adding Solar Power Capability to Your Emergency Operations Center (EOC)

By Eric Holdeman Just yesterday I had a conversation with Anil Vijayendran, a sales rep with MiaSole, a company that makes solar panels that can be used in a variety of solutions. One of those [...]

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Panels to the people: ‘Community solar’ aims to democratize the sun

From the CS Monitor More solar projects start serving neighborhoods rather than just individual houses. But the movement is still in its early stages, especially in lower-income communities. [...]

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China’s solar power capacity more than doubles in 2016

From Reuters, by Ryan Woo China’s installed photovoltaic (PV) capacity more than doubled last year, turning the country into the world’s biggest producer of solar energy by capacity, [...]

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Saudi Arabia Plans the World’s Cheapest Power With Solar and Wind

From Bloomberg Saudi Arabia will award its first tender to build 700 megawatts of solar and wind energy in September, with the cost of power forecast to be the lowest in the world, Energy [...]

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10 Solar Trends to Watch in 2017

From greentechmedia GTM Research analysts reveal findings that will help you navigate the global solar market in a down year. by Mike Munsell In 2017, the global solar market will experience a [...]

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Engie To Replace Coal Plant In Brisbane With Solar Farms

By Steve Hanley for CleanTecnica In the Australian state of Victoria, the Hazelwood coal fired generating plant supplies 20% of the state’s total electrical power. Hazelwood is owned by French [...]

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Reasons to be cheerful: a full switch to low-carbon energy is in sight

Climate change optimism is justified – a complete transition from carbon to solar and wind power looks practical and affordable within a generation By Chris Goodall for the guardian My first book [...]