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1 Energy Dividend Built for Long-Term Solar Growth

Image source: Getty Images.<p>When <b>8point3 Energy Partners</b> was launched last year, it was billed by sponsors <b>First Solar</b> and <b>SunPower</b> as the most conservative and transparent yieldco on the market. That level of conservatism has proven to be valuable in a declining yieldco market, which you can see …

Investing

Is Solar Really Cheaper than Fossil Fuels?

<b>Solar lifecycle costs are where the rubber meets the road</b><p>If you want to be smart on solar, you have to hold one key distinction in your mind at all …

Fossil Fuels

Scotland gives solar support a lifeline - Farmers Weekly

The Scottish government has boosted solar prospects in the country by committing to retain so-called grandfathering under the Renewables Obligation …

United Kingdom

Researchers develop cool way to improve solar cell efficiency

A team of engineers from Stanford University have invented a cool way to improve the performance of solar panel arrays. A new material that the team …

Why Your Business Should (Finally) Go Solar

Solar isn't just for Intel and Wal-Mart anymore: Time to shake off the old way of thinking and join the growing chorus of smart business owners that have discovered the commercial solar benefits for business.<p>If you’re a business owner, installing a solar energy system might seem like a risky move …

Fraunhofer ISE Sets Another Solar Cell Efficiency Record

<b>Published on</b> September 25th, 2015 | <i>by Guest Contributor</i><p>14<p>September 25th, 2015 by <b>Guest Contributor</b><p>Originally published on <i>Sustainnovate</i>.<p>A solar …

Clean Energy

Brazil Could Be the Next Global Solar Superpower. But There’s Still Work to Do

Brazil is a sleeping solar giant. As the country’s solar market begins to stir, what are the main changes that need to occur for Brazil to join …

US connects 238MW of solar capacity to the grid in August

There were ten utility-scale solar power plants with a combined capacity of 238MW connected to the grid in the US in August, according the Federal …

Solar power is booming in India. Will it reach the people who need it most?

As renewable energy ramps up, entrepreneurs work to bring its benefits to the 300 million citizens who lack electricity.<p>Originally published on Ensia.<p>The sun is shining on India, and India is poised to take advantage of it, with massive investments in solar energy facilities to help meet the needs …

Japan Is Pushing Solar Energy By Turning Their Abandoned Golf Courses Into Solar Power Plants

Since 2010, it seems there’s been a boom in solar energy. Not only is it being considered as a viable energy option that may replace both coal and …

Why the Saudis Are Going Solar

The fate of one of the biggest fossil-fuel producers may now depend on its investment in renewable energy.<p>Prince Turki bin Saud bin Mohammad Al Saud belongs to the family that rules Saudi Arabia. He wears a white <i>thawb</i> and <i>ghutra</i>, the traditional robe and headdress of Arab men, and he has a cavernous …

SolarCity in Kauai: The company has a brilliant, battery-centered plan to solve solar’s nighttime problem.

How do you get solar power when the sun goes down?<p>This isn’t a trick question.<p>Advertisement<p>One answer: You generate power from solar panels during …

A new kind of glass could create next-gen OLEDs and solar cells

1/2<p>A new kind of glass could create nex-gen OLEDs and solar cells<p>For a long time, one of the key defining factors of glasses has been their molecular …

Solar Panels

Revolutionary new solar windows could generate 50 times more power than conventional photovoltaics

1/3<p>solarwindow technologies<p>SolarWindow Technologies claims their transparent solar cell coatings can generate 50 times more energy than conventional …

Clean Energy

Solopower SL1 Lightweight Stainless Steel Super Flexible CIGS Solar Cell Demonstration

Is SoloPower the next Solyndra, or a solar power 'American success story'?

Solar panel maker SoloPower cut the ribbon on its Portland factory last month—a crucial step in getting its $197 million loan guarantee from the federal government. The money would flow from the same taxpayer-supported program that bet on bankrupt solar firm Solyndra.<p>That fact set off alarm …

One chart that shows the success of Europe’s investment in renewable energy

Europe has spearheaded the drive to change from a system of power stations burning fossil fuels to one in which a significant proportion of electricy comes from non-polluting sources. Chart the spending on renewables in Europe and the bloc’s emissions, and a pattern is clear.<p>Investment in …

Renewable Energy

to-the-point: Natcore Technology is now on OTCQB

July 23 (SeeNews) - US company Natcore Technology (CVE:NXT; OTCQB: NTCXF) said Wednesday it is now trading on the OTCQB, an over-the-counter …

Natcore Technology | Advancing Solar Science

We are creating the next generation of solar cells. Our technology will change the world.<p>We are Natcore Technology. We’re a solar R&D company.<p>And we …

Clean Energy

Natcore Technology Begins Trading on OTCQB

ROCHESTER, N.Y., July 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- <b>Natcore Technology Inc. (TSX-V: NXT; OTCQB: NTCXF; DAX: 8NT</b>) has been approved to trade on OTCQB, an …

Natcore swaps silver for aluminum in solar cells

Natcore has successfully eliminated silver from an all-back-contact silicon heterojunction cell, and replaced it with aluminum. No loss of …

Clean Energy

Siva Power Lands $10M to Chase Giga-Scale Domestic Thin-Film Solar Production

Producing gigawatts' worth of thin-film solar panels with domestic manufacturing is still a real possibility for CEO Brad Mattson and CTO Markus Beck …

Solar Power

Portland solar company SoloPower sold for $220M

Portland-based solar manufacturer SoloPower Systems is in the process of being acquired by London investment firm Opera Investments PLC for $220 …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

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Solar cell efficiency could double with novel 'green' antenna

BOSTON, Aug. 18, 2015 -- The use of solar energy in the U.S. is growing, but panels on rooftops are still a rare sight. They cost thousands of …