Could water solve the renewable energy storage challenge?

Seasonal pumped hydropower storage (SPHS), an already established yet infrequently used technology, could be an affordable and sustainable solution to

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US solar hits near-record employment as Southeast shines

The solar industry, which represents 2.6% of overall U.S. electricity generation, already employs twice as many workers as the U.S.

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African governments called on to pioneer into clean energy

At least 25 African NGOs, networks and community resistance groups have called on African governments to tap into the opportunities offered by renewable energies and reduce the use of fossil fuels.

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Next Generation Of Greenhouses May Be Fully Solar Powered

Many greenhouses could become energy neutral by using see-through solar panels to harvest energy – primarily from the wavelengths of light that plants don’t use for photosynthesis. In some places this could make greenhouses energy neutral, or even allow them to generate enough electricity to sell it back to the grid — creating a new revenue stream for growers.

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Oil and gas giants Shell and Total get serious about solar

Total acquired 50% of India’s Adani Group’s solar portfolio for $510m and Shell is building its first large-scale solar farm, a 120-MW effort in Australia.

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Shell’s new solar farm to help power a natural gas plant in Australia

Shell Australia is set to construct and operate a solar farm made up of around 400,000 photovoltaic panels in the state of Queensland.
In an announcement Friday, Shell Australia described the facility as its “first large-scale solar farm” and said it would have a capacity of 120 megawatts.

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ANTI-SOLAR PANEL CAN GENERATE ELECTRICITY AT NIGHT, RESEARCHERS SAY

Researchers from the University of California, Davis explain in a new paper that was just published in the journal ACS Photonics that if you

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Giant solar arrays: do big ambitions mean big problems?

Some of the world’s most ambitious large-scale solar projects have been plagued by delay, ultimately making them a financial burden rather than a beacon on the renewable power horizon. Does this mean such projects are outdated?

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Renewable energy predicted to surpass natural gas in the US by 2045

The Annual Energy Outlook 2020 predicts a sharp increase in renewables over the decades, a continual decline in nuclear and coal, and a small drop in natural gas sources.

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SPECIAL SOLAR PANELS COULD WORK WHEN THE SUN GOES DOWN

A special kind of solar cell could work at night, researchers say.

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