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Corrections: April 14, 2018
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INTERNATIONAL An article on Thursday about gains made in solar power capacity worldwide misstated the proportion of solar power’s share of worldwide energy consumption. All renewable energy sources together, with the exception of large hydropower projects, represent 12 percent of worldwide energy...
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Pakistan Can Spur Social & Economic Development With Renewable Energy, Claims IRENA
CleanTechnicaJoshua S. Hill
The International Renewable Energy Agency has published a new analysis of Pakistan’s energy sector which shows that the country can spur both social and economic development and improve its energy security by developing its “abundant” renewable energy sources. In a new report...
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Italy-Sonnedix further increases its Italian portfolio with 11 MW acquisition
Renewable Energy MagRobin Whitlock
Independent solar power producer Sonnedix has announced the expansion of its Italian portfolio through the acquisition of an 11 MW portfolio from Terni Energia S.p.A. Earlier in the year, Sonnedix made four acquisitions, consisting of eleven plants thereby increasing its operating capacity...
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Inverter shipments hint at big 2018 for European solar
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Inverter shipments in Europe suggest the continent is braced for another strong period of growth in 2018.
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Energy & Utilities, Solar Industry
UK start-up eyes global floating solar market
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A UK start-up is launching a pontoon manufacturing facility in Cumbria with a capacity equivalent of 12MW.
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SERIS sets sights on tandem solar cell R&D to achieve 30% conversion efficiencies
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The Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) has set a new R&D goal to develop a commercially viable thin-film-on-silicon tandem solar cell with 30% conversion efficiencies.
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S&P issues glowing solar report, finds operational risk ‘more benign’ than in other renewables
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Standard & Poor's (S&P) has lauded the early performance of the solar assets it rates, ultimately concluding that operational risk in solar is “more benign” than other renewable technologies.
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In the California desert, a battery project looms over Native land
GristNathanael Johnson
A company wants to build the world’s biggest battery in the California desert east of Joshua Tree National Park, near the Arizona border. From Interstate 10, this land at the foot of the Mule Mountains may look empty, but it’s full of...
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