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SunShot aims to make Solar energy an affordable energy source

SunShot aims to make Solar energy an affordable energy source

SunShot is a national initiative of the D.O.E. (the U.S. Department of Energy) that aims to make solar energy an affordable source of clean energy for all Americans. In order… Read more »

Alternative energy definition and examples of alternative sources of energy

Alternative energy definition and examples of alternative sources of energy

Alternative energy represents any source of clean energy (does not pollute) that derives from a natural and renewable source of energy such as solar, wind, geothermal, waves, tides, waste, biomass… Read more »

Former employees of mining, gas and oil sectors choose to work in Solar industry

Former employees of mining, gas and oil sectors choose to work in Solar industry

The U.S. is heading towards a green future dominated by renewable energy sources, so the mining, gas and oil jobs are being slowly phased out, mostly due to low oil… Read more »

EU’s trade barriers against Chinese solar panels might be removed

EU’s trade barriers against Chinese solar panels might be removed

A number of 400 solar energy companies in Europe have requested the EU to immediately scrap the minimum pricing trade measures against China because the actual measures are affecting the… Read more »

How to make solar energy affordable to every American

How to make solar energy affordable to every American

The SunShot Initiative has the goal to fund innovative research and development of projects that can make solar energy more affordable to every American. Making solar energy more affordable is… Read more »

Solar Energy Facts in 2016

Solar Energy Facts in 2016

The Sun is our main source of clean energy because it represents the source of the light and wind on planet Earth, which are used to produce solar and wind… Read more »

Transparent solar cells are back

Transparent solar cells are back

A few private and college based laboratories are working to develop transparent PV solar cells that can be applied directly on windows to collect the Sun’s energy without blocking the… Read more »

Solar power has the potential to end the fossil fuel era

Solar power has the potential to end the fossil fuel era

If we keep using the current technology of solar panels made of silicon, we will continue to consume large amounts of energy to produce the panels. Silicon is pretty abundant… Read more »

Solar Impulse 2 is preparing to continue its journey around the world

Solar Impulse 2 is preparing to continue its journey around the world

Solar Impulse 2, the famous solar plane that wants to fly around the world using only solar energy that is produced by the solar panels mounted on its body and… Read more »

Wind power has a great future ahead

Wind power has a great future ahead

The COP21 Paris summit has highlighted again that wind energy is considered a major component in the carbon emissions reduction plan for many developed or developing countries. Why is wind… Read more »

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