Solar Power

UCF floats solar power, given limited land space
www.orlandosentinel.com

Electricity and water might seem like a risky mix but combining them at University of Central Florida could alter solar business and power a football stadium. A group of five mechanical engineering students has constructed a raft as a platform for …

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Follow the sun
www.economist.com

Today that same spot outside Ma'an, a poverty-stricken city in south Jordan, is crawling with workers in the final stages of installing five square kilometres (almost two square miles) of solar panels. He is enraptured by the photovoltaic (PV) modules …

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Manufacturers to gain from Niti Aayog-coordinated solar power policy push
economictimes.indiatimes.com

Solar manufacturers in the country largely assemble equipment from components imported from China, making them costlier than rival products from that country and Taiwan. The government's solar mission offers subsidies to solar developers sourcing …

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Solar power sets new British record by beating coal for a day
www.theguardian.com

The sun provided British homes and businesses with more power than coal-fired power stations for 24 hours last weekend. While solar power has previously beaten coal for electricity generation over a few hours in the UK, Saturday was the first time this …

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NY Farmland Eyed for Solar Power
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Andrew Cuomo administration's initiatives aimed at promoting local renewable energy generation, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and generating 50 percent of the state's energy from renewable sources by 2030 are bringing solar developers to the state …

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A cloud hangs over VAT exemption for solar power
www.thehindu.com

Residents who install solar power systems on their rooftops may not get the benefit of VAT exemption as promised by the Delhi government earlier. According to sources, the VAT department has taken strong objection to the exemption promised under the …

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Bringing solar power and jobs to low-income neighborhoods
money.cnn.com

Davis founded WDC in 2009 after realizing that it was mainly wealthy people who could afford the upfront cost to install solar power and they were reaping the added extra reward of hefty tax credits for using the renewable energy. "They were wealthy …

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