The Next Perovskite Solar Breakthrough Could Give Us...

Harnessing the motherlode of the sun's power is almost within our reach. The sun, our primary source of energy, bathes our Blue Planet in more solar energy than we can ever hope to reasonably use. Each hour, the sun sends 430 quintillion Joules...

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Solar and Wind Costs Continue to Fall as Power Becomes...

Renewables and energy storage continue their march to dominance of the electricity sector as costs continue to fall. The cost of solar and wind power continue to fall, making them even more competitive in generating electricity compared to fossil ...

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NASA's New Solar Sail is Unlike Any Other

NASA and nanosatellite makers NanoAvionics are teaming up to test a new type of solar sailing technology. The nanosatellite will be equipped with an 800-square-foot sail and four 21-foot-long retractable composite booms. Solar sailing, a method...

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Saving Energy and Lives: How a Solar Chimney Can Boost...

A must-have in green building design, solar chimneys can slash energy costs up to 50%. Now research reveals they could also help save lives in a building fire. In a world-first, researchers designed a solar chimney optimized for both energy...

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Every 24 hours, enough sunlight touches the Earth to provide the energy for the entire planet for 24 years
now virtual!
The Case for Solar Endowments

University and college endowments in the U.S. looking for strong, sustainable revenue streams would do well to embrace on-site solar generation, and the solar industry would thrive if it could forge the partnership.

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Three Reasons for Businesses to go Solar

Commercial solar is a great investment for companies looking to lower overhead. Any low building with plenty of square footage can turn its roof into a power plant, generating electricity that can be used on site, or traded with the utility for...

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US Launches "Game Changer" Perovskite Solar Cells at...

The global energy landscape after the COVID-19 crisis is still an open question, but it looks like the US Department of Energy is coming down firmly on the side of solar energy. Among the latest developments, the agency's National Renewable Energy...

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Solar Can Drive Down Levelized Cost of Desalinated Water

The global average levelized cost of drinking water (LCOW) from desalination plants could decline from around €2.40/m 3 in 2015 to €1.05 by 2050 if solar, storage systems and other renewable energies are used to decarbonize the sector.

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Texas Could Add 3.5 GW of Solar This Year

Additional solar could help the ERCOT grid region in Texas meet its summer peak, after it faced "tight grid conditions" last summer. New task forces aim to improve ERCOT's markets for ancillary services and battery storage.

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X-37B's Next Mission to Demo Space-Based Solar Power

As a first step in a broad plan to begin declassifying information about US military space capabilities, Air Force Secretary Barbara Barrett today released new details on the X-37B military space plane. She also released the launch...

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 May 27, 2020 at 12:00 pm MDT

 SOLAR 20/20 June 24-25, 2020 is now taking place as a virtual online  conference.

The  National Solar Tour  hosted by ASES and Solar United Neighbors, October 3-4, 2020 and throughout the month of October is the largest grassroots renewable energy event in the nation.

Solar World Congress 2020 December 2020 to November 2021 as a virtual online conference, will be celebrating "ISES at 50 - The Century of Solar".


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