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3 hrs ago | BBC News
The first private spacecraft to land on Mars will carry experiments designed by students and school pupils, the firm behind the project has said.
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6 hrs ago | Business Journal
State regulators have granted Xcel Energy Inc.'s request to boost the amount of wind and solar power on its Colorado system by 25 percent, or 620 megawatts.
10 hrs ago | GhanaWeb
Efforts by the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority to alleviate poverty in the northern sector of the country have received huge boost as the authority entered into an agreement with DCH Solargiga, a manufacturer of silicon ingot for solar cells, which is based in Germany.
11 hrs ago | USA Today
While Elon Musk is CEO of space launch firm SpaceX and electric car maker Tesla Motors, he is also chairman of solar power provider SolarCity.
13 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
The third quarter of 2013 was another big one for the U.S. solar industry. 930 megawatts of solar photovoltaics were installed across the country - the second largest quarter in the industry's history - and it was the largest quarter ever for residential PV installations.
15 hrs ago | TreeHugger
In the last few years peer to peer lending and crowdfunding have blossomed. While it's great to crowdfund the latest cool product that lets you cut down on using plastic or turns your regular bike into e-bike , it's infinitely cooler to crowdfund the shift to renewable energy .
16 hrs ago | Forbes.com
Solar energy installations for utilities and homes in the United States rose significantly in the third quarter, but the overall 2013 won't likely install as much as previously projected, according to a report released Tuesday.
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Technical University of Munich researchers will now attempt to correct for the decline by experimenting with new types of materials.
Solar power installations in Massachusetts have increased 80-fold in just six years, outstripping state officials' goals and surprising many.
Energy Partners LLC founder and GVSU professor emeritus Jim Wolter thinks he and partner Ed Brandel have come upon an energy storage device that could be a game changer.
Zimbabwe plans to construct three solar-powered plants in the west of the country at a cost of $540 million in a bid to ease electricity shortages in the country, an official with the state power company said on Monday.
Sitting just outside the Interactive Learning Center on the Boise State campus, student Carlos Toledo marvels that he never before noticed the blue and orange monolith less than 30 feet away from him.
As he gears up to run against Republican Gov. Rick Scott, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist is making an issue of renewable energy.
California-based SolarCity has built a business as a retail solar service provider; now the company says it will offer lithium-ion battery systems from Tesla Motors to businesses that seek to reduce energy bills and use solar even when the sun isn't shining.
This includes home heating, water heating and even the generation of electricity for household electronic needs.
THE government's announcement that it will offer more funding to offshore wind farms has been welcomed by supporters of the Navitus Bay scheme.