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Solar companies can survive even if the government decides to cut subsidies

Solar companies can survive even if the government decides to cut subsidies

When the government cuts the subsidies for solar power, the solar companies are trying to survive by moving to other markets. This happened in May 2015, when the Tories took… Read more »

Kauai Island in Hawaii uses solar power during the night

Kauai Island in Hawaii uses solar power during the night

Kauai Island in Hawaii uses the first and biggest combined battery and solar PV system in the world. The system produces enough solar energy during the day to power up… Read more »

Energy storage systems that start to replace lithium-ion batteries

Energy storage systems that start to replace lithium-ion batteries

The switch from the current fossil fuel based society to a society that starts using renewable energy sources requires a massive development of the energy storage systems. Solar panels are… Read more »

How to power a city of 100.000 people using only renewable energy

How to power a city of 100.000 people using only renewable energy

A city of 100,000 residents is not a big city, is actually quite a tiny one, so we don’t need a large amount of energy to power all the households,… Read more »

Solar towers can no longer compete with solar panels

Solar towers can no longer compete with solar panels

PS10 is the name of the Solar power plant built in southern Spain near Seville (Andalusia), that concentrates the sunlight with the help of 624 large movable mirrors called heliostats,… 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 »

Tesla plans to produce solar cells and solar panels along with Panasonic

Tesla plans to produce solar cells and solar panels along with Panasonic

Tesla Motors announced Sunday that they plan a collaboration with Panasonic Corp to produce solar cells and solar modules (solar panels) in a factory in Buffalo, New York. Panasonic already… Read more »

SolarCity is now the property of Tesla Motors

SolarCity is now the property of Tesla Motors

Elon Musk’s solar power company, SolarCity, has been sold to Elon Musk’s electric vehicle company, Tesla Motors, for the amount of $2.6 billion. The purpose of the transaction is to… Read more »

Rooftop solar power can cover almost half of the energy demand in the U.S.

Rooftop solar power can cover almost half of the energy demand in the U.S.

The U.S. is open toward the development of the renewable energy sector, and because the main source of clean energy is represented by the Sun, a report made by the… Read more »

Solar panels made of graphene can generate power while raining

Solar panels made of graphene can generate power while raining

A group of scientists from the Ocean University of China in Qingdao and Yunnan Normal University, Kunming have discovered the fact that graphene layers mounted on the top of a… Read more »

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