Solar Power

Sun Kings: Can Solar Power Solve Pakistan's Energy Crisis?
www.ibtimes.com

Amidst an ever-worsening energy shortage in Pakistan, the country's parliament has chosen an alternative source of power: solar. A 1.8-megawatt (MW) solar power plant funded by the Chinese is being installed in Parliament House in Islamabad, which the …

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Researchers find method to store solar power
www.courier-journal.com

“Part of a solar array, instead of just making electricity during the day, could in fact be making chemicals,” he said. “So when the sun goes down, you just run the chemicals through your power plant, and you extract the energy back out as you need it.”.

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This Platform Helps Nonprofits Pay For Solar Power
www.forbes.com

Small nonprofits have a notoriously hard time financing solar power projects. Now CollectiveSun, a San Diego-based startup, has a plan for making it easier to find funding. Why the problem? Basically, churches, schools and other such places may have a …

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Will the Sun Continue to Shine on Solar Power?
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It was a very good year for investors in solar panels manufacturers SunPower (NASDAQ: SPWR ) and First Solar (NASDAQ: FSLR ) , as both enjoyed a spectacular bull run. Will these companies repeat this staggering performance in 2014? Is it still worth …

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Solar on a grand scale: Big power plants coming online in the West
www.washingtonpost.com

If all goes well, the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System will send that power across the Golden State early this year, becoming the largest solar plant in the world to concentrate the sun's rays to produce electricity. Such utility-size solar …

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SolarCity offers new way to invest in solar power
www.mercurynews.com

NEW YORK — Solar panel installer SolarCity is turning to retail investors for cash. The company said Wednesday that it plans to sell securities directly to individuals and others interested in investing in its rooftop solar systems. The move is a …

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Triangle researchers find way to store solar power
www.newsobserver.com

“Part of a solar array, instead of just making electricity during the day, could in fact be making chemicals,” he said. “So when the sun goes down, you just run the chemicals through your power plant, and you extract the energy back out as you need it.”.

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