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Iconic Sydney Opera House Chooses Solar, Wind Energy

On of Australia’s most iconic heritage building, Sydney Opera House will procure solar and wind energy to power its activities for the next 7 years Australia’s most iconic building Sydney Opera house has inked contracts to source wind and solar power from major projects in the state of New South Wales. Based on a power […]

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Solar Panels’ Efficiency Drop: UK Researchers Solve Key Flaw

The new research shows the first observation of a previously unknown material defect which limits silicon solar cell efficiency. Prof Tony Peaker, who co-ordinated the research in the University of Manchester, now published in the Journal of Applied Physics said: “Because of the environmental and financial impact solar panel ‘efficiency degradation’ has been the topic […]

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Bentley Motors Commissions UK’s Largest Solar Carport

The solar carport system is capable of reducing the company’s CO2 emissions by nearly 3,300 tonnes every year. Bentley Motors has raised its commitment to sustainable energy with the installation of the UK’s largest ever solar carport at its factory headquarters in Crewe, UK. This development implied that in the company’s centenary year, all the […]

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Facebook Partners with Longroad Energy For 379 MW Texas Solar Project

Facebook will be the sole tax equity investor for the project, the company’s first direct investment in a renewable energy project.  Longroad Energy, a US-based renewable energy developer, has announced the financial close and start of construction of its Prospero Solar project in Andrews County, Texas with a total financing package of approximately $416 million. […]

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Capital Dynamics & First Solar Commission 280 MW Californian Flats Solar Project

Capital Dynamics, an independent global private asset management firm and First Solar have announced the completion and commercial operation of the 280-megawatt (MW) California Flats Solar Project. The project is located on approximately 2,900 acres of ranch land within the Jack Ranch owned by Hearst, near the borders of San Luis Obispo and Monterey County in California. The project partners […]

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Alfa Ventures Invests in Noida-Based Skilancer Solar

Alfa Ventures recently has invested in cleantech startup Skilancer Solar. Venture Capitalist fund, Alfa Ventures has announced that it has invested in Noida-based startup, Skilancer Solar. The VC fund has, however, not disclosed the amount that it has invested in the startup that primarily works in artificial intelligence-powered autonomous robot for cleaning of solar panels. […]

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Kimberly-Clarks Turns On Rooftop Solar Plant at Tuas Facility

The plant, which has been developed using 7,730 photovoltaic panels mounted on its roof will generate 3.5 Gigawatt-Hours (GWh) of clean energy, enough to power up a thousand 3-bedroom HDB flats for a year. American multinational personal care corporation, Kimberly-Clark has announced the commissioning of its solar installation at its manufacturing facility in Tuas, Singapore. […]

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Breakthrough in Affordable Technology to Harness Solar Power

The most affordable, efficient way to harness the cleanest, most abundant renewable energy source in the world is one step closer to reality. A University of Toledo physicist is pushing the performance of solar cells to levels never before reached and has made a significant breakthrough in the chemical formula and process to make the […]

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