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India now has a railway station that’s fully powered by solar energy

By Sushma U N for Quartz India After experimenting with solar-powered train coaches last year, India’s diesel-guzzling railways now have an entire station that runs on renewable energy. The [...]

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Solar Beats Coal on U.S. Jobs

The industry put twice as many people to work last year than its fossil-fuel counterpart By Brian Eckhouse for Bloomberg For all the talk about coal-industry employment, solar energy accounted [...]

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Solar power costs half what coal costs

One megawatt-hour of solar-produced electricity in North America currently costs $50, compared to $102 for coal-originating power, according to new analysis. By Patrick Nelson for Network World [...]

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Dubai Adds 200 Megawatts of Solar Power in Renewables Push

By Anthony Dipaola for Bloomberg Dubai took another step toward completing what it says will be the largest solar park of its kind, inaugurating a 200-megawatt facility with partners Electricite [...]

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Solar power: Here’s where your state now ranks

By Tom DiChristopher for CNBC California remains the undisputed champion of solar power, but there are plenty of movers and shakers outside the top five in this year’s ranking of solar PV [...]

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Vietnam sees solar power construction boom as nation goes green

By ATSUSHI TOMIYAMA,  for Nikkei Asian Review HANOI — Numerous projects to build large solar power facilities are underway in Vietnam, as the country scrambles to make up for the [...]

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Solar power push lights up options for India’s rural women

From Reuters KAMLAPUR, Feb 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – In her village of Komalia, the fog swirls so thick at 7 a.m. that Akansha Singh can see no more than 15 meters ahead. But the [...]

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The Perfect Solar Power Solution – Integrating technology without compromising aesthetics

By Simone du Boise for Metal Architecture Magazine Unobtrusive, reliable, economically viable and high-performance technology is key to acceptance. Utilizing truly thin, MiaSolé photovoltaics [...]

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With the right moves, India’s renewables push could lift thousands of rural workers out of poverty

From Quartz Media India’s major renewable energy push could be as much about poverty reduction and job creation as it is about energy security and climate change. The Narendra Modi government [...]

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5,500 K-12 Schools Have Already Gone Solar

By  Lorraine Chow for EcoWatch Nearly 5,500 K-12 schools in the U.S. are harnessing the sun’s rays for energy, according to a new report by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), [...]

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