Solar power

Martifer Solar awarded solar project in Jordan

May 17, 2014

In order to reach their goal of generating 10% of the country’s electricity from renewable sources by 2020, the government of Jordan has awarded a contract to a emerging solar energy company based in Portugal. Ma’an, Jordan will soon be home to a 10 Megawatt solar PV plant thanks to Martifer Solar, a subsidiary of […]

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Solar Plays Key Role in India’s Energy Future, World Bank Says

December 19, 2013

In a recent report, The World Bank said that solar power is one of the key elements of its Country Partnership Strategy with India. The organization said it will circulate the findings of the study to central and state governments to spread an understanding of the issues and analysis presented. Related Posts:Solar Power Conference in […]

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Let It Shine Chronicles The History of Solar Power

December 8, 2013

The history of mankind’s technological use of solar power is thoroughly chronicled in a new book penned by John Perlin. With Let it Shine: The 6000-Year Story of Solar Energy, solar and forest conservation expert Perlin takes the reader on a journey that stretches back to ancient times, around 2,500 years ago, when Greek architects […]

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IKEA Starts Selling Solar Panels in the UK

October 7, 2013

Home furnishing giant IKEA is a popular retail destination for many British shoppers and now it’s set to attract shoppers looking to make their homes greener with alternative energy. The company has teamed up with global solar giant Hanergy to offer a full solar installation service to its customers at a more affordable price. Related […]

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HyperSolar Reachs 1.0 Volt Milestone In Solar Hydrogen Technology

August 20, 2013

HyperSolar, which develops of a new technology to produce renewable hydrogen using sunlight and any source of water, has announced that its artificial photosynthesis technology is now capable of producing 1.0 volt open circuit voltage for use in direct solar hydrogen production. This achievement represents a voltage increase over the previous 0.2 volt just 8 […]

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