Solar Power

Solar Power Craze on Wall St. Propels Start-Up
www.nytimes.com

But not even Mr. Musk, the billionaire behind the Tesla electric car, could have foreseen the solar power craze that is sweeping Wall Street. He and his cousins Peter and Lyndon Rive are riding a wave of exuberance over the industry and their young …

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Solar power surging in China and US, even with bumps in the road
america.aljazeera.com

The solar power industry has received recent encouragement in two of its biggest potential markets — China and the United States — from the government and investors alike. But as both countries' solar capacity increases by leaps and bounds, the …

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Solar Cars
www.technologyreview.com

But the amount of sunlight that hits the surface of a car isn't enough to completely charge its battery in a day, even if the car is left out in the sun all day, and even if solar panels were far more efficient than they are now. Toyota offers solar …

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Why China is building a massive solar power plant in the middle of nowhere
qz.com

Back in 2009 when China announced it would build the world's largest photovoltaic power plant in the Mongolian desert, it choose a US company, First Solar, to construct the 2,000-megawatt (MW) project. Yesterday, China unveiled plans for another huge …

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Judge Ruling Could Mean More Solar Power In Minnesota
wjon.com

If the state Public Utilities Commission upholds his finding, Edina-based Geronimo Energy plans to spend $250 million to build about 20 solar–power arrays across Xcel service sites. Xcel would then likely buy the power from Geronimo under a long-term …

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Manchester Review January Show About Solar Power
www.courant.com

Jack Peak, host of the local cable TV show, talks with Manchester resident David Wackter, who recently invested $10,000 to power his home with solar panels and expects a full payback of his investment in 5 to 6 years. Peak also interviews Alex …

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Solar power ready to light up the emirates
www.thenational.ae

Masdar first installed a 1MW project, which was followed by a 10MW photovoltaic (PV) solar facility using two different types of technology. The Shams 1 solar project, which was inaugurated earlier this year, uses concentrated solar power (CSP) technology.

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