Solar power

Latin America’s Largest Rooftop Solar Power Farm Unveiled

July 10, 2014

A Brazilian utility has become home to the largest rooftop solar power farm in Latin America. The farm is installed at the administrative headquarters of Eletrosul in Santa Catarina (Brazil) and can generate up to 1.2 GWh per year. Related Posts:Solar Plays Key Role in India’s Energy Future, World Bank SaysLet It Shine Chronicles The […]

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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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Two New Projects Boost Australia’s Solar Power Mix

August 9, 2013

Australia is set to get more solar power into the grid with two new large scale PV farms. AGL Energy Limited recently announced that two large-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) projects have managed to secure funding thanks to agreements with the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) and the New South Wales (NSW) Government. The projects are […]

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