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Secaucus leads way in solar power push
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If you walk around Secaucus today, you may notice something interesting when you look up. Solar panels are beginning to dot the roofs of buildings, from school and homes to municipal facilities and warehouses. But this no random trend. It's part of the …

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Germany to Help Finance Chile’s First Solar-Thermal Power Plant
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Germany will provide funds to build Chile’s first solar-thermal power plant, a $1.2 billion project, as the Latin American nation expands its sources of renewable energy.

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Researchers Developing Affordable Flow Battery Technology
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The wind and sun can produce great amounts of power, but it can usually only be harnessed when it’s windy and the sun is shining. Researchers at Grand Valley State University and Ann Arbor-based Vinazene are working to change that by creating a new type of flow battery technology that will allow the capture, collection […]

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Japan Toughens Rules for Renewable Energy Incentive Payments
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Japan’s trade ministry is setting stricter rules for production and sales of renewable energy in what it says is a drive to speed up development of projects and ensure stable power supply.

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Space-based solar power: the energy of the future?
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(CNN) — In space there's no atmosphere, it's never cloudy, and in geosynchronous orbits it's never night: a perfect place for a solar power station to harvest uninterrupted power 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The concept has been around since the …

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Can Japan Recapture Its Solar Power?
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Inside the offices of a newly built power plant operated by the plastics company Mitsui Chemicals, the AC is blasting. Outside, 215,000 solar panels are converting the blistering sunlight into 50 megawatts of electricity for the local grid. Three 118 …

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Japan's Prime Minister Re-Election Risks Undercutting Clean Energy Push
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Shinzo Abe’s re-election as prime minister risks undercutting Japan’s commitment to clean energy at a time when incentives are under review and the nation’s utilities say they can’t accommodate capacity already planned.

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