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Rice Solar Energy Project
With the economics of solar power changing, firms say they can now afford to diversify their technology mix and thus enter untapped American markets
The falling cost of solar panel production in the United States is giving solar innovators...
May 26, 2011 | Read More
Industry report says solar installations could increase tenfold by 2015
America could add 10 gigawatts of solar power every year by 2015, enough to power 2 million new...
Oct 13, 2010 | Read More
Molten salt at plant in Sicily absorbs solar heat directly, stores it at a higher temperature, and allows use of traditional turbines
By Carlo Ombello Last week the Italian utility Enel unveiled “Archimede”, the first...
Jul 22, 2010 | Read More
Low PV costs and a shaky economy have slowed the development of large-scale concentrating solar power plants, but CSP producers are fighting back.
A few years ago, when a polysilicon shortage suddenly drove up the price of photovoltaic panels,...
Jul 15, 2010 | Read More
Coal-addicted South Africa may be on the verge of going solar. More than that, the nation could...
Oct 14, 2009 | Read More
Silicon Valley solar newcomer Ausra Inc. and the Queensland State Government have announced plans...
Oct 8, 2009 | Read More
Investors, take heed: The market for desert solar farms is poised for breakaway growth. That's...
Sep 22, 2009 | Read More
A consortium of 20 blue chip German firms has thrown its weight behind the gigantic Desertec Sahara...
Jul 8, 2009 | Read More
The most ambitious solar power plan ever conceived may be coming into some serious cash. A group of...
Jun 18, 2009 | Read More
To great media fanfare, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has announced that Australia will build the...
May 18, 2009 | Read More