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Chicago Enlists Desert Water Experts To Prevent “Water Desert”

March 18th, 2014 | by Glenn Meyers

You’ve heard about urban food deserts, and pretty soon you’re going to start hearing about urban water deserts, too. We’re talking about cities where water in general is abundant but clean drinking water is becoming more difficult and expensive&hellip


1st Concentrating Solar Power Plant In South Africa Is Online

September 2nd, 2013 | by Glenn Meyers

Originally published on CleanTechnica sister site Ecopreneurist. The Khi Solar One concentrating solar power plant is now one step closer to reality with the recent completion of the Khi Solar One tower in the Northern Cape province, near Upington,&hellip


Basics Of Solar PV Technology

March 1st, 2013 | by Glenn Meyers

A good backgrounder for anyone who wants it. [repostus hash=4b2b11e05e151bb3e8a260fe1cae4396 title=Basics+Of+Solar+PV+Technology host=Clean+Technica short=1A8yO snip=This+article+was+originally+published+on+Solar+Love%3A+A+simple+solar+photovoltaic+%28PV%29+system+consists+of%C2%A0the+following+basic+components%3A+A+solar+cell%3A+A+solar+cell%C2%A0is+a+solid-state+electrical+device+%28p-n+junction%29+that+converts+the+energy+of+light+directly+into+electricity+%28DC%29+using+the%C2%A0photovoltaic%26hellip%3B thumb


Renewable Energy In The EU: Solar PV Leads Gains In Output, Turnover, & Employment

February 15th, 2013 | by Glenn Meyers

Here’s to solar energy in the EU! Thanks, Andrew. [repostus hash=7381473c873b1c0a7aaebbc7ff11ff32 title=Renewable+Energy+In+The+EU%3A+Solar+PV+Leads+Gains+In+Output%2C+Turnover%2C+%26%23038%3B+Employment host=Clean+Technica short=1zzKz snip=The+European+Union%E2%80%99s+%28EU%29+renewable+energy+sector+continued+to+grow+in+2011%2C+according+to+the+latest%2C+revised+data+from+EurObsev%E2%80%99ER.+Renewable+energy+generated+more+in+the+way+of+green+jobs+and+employment%2C+as+well+as+reductions+in+carbon+and+greenhouse+gas+emissions%2C+as+installations+grew+considerably%26hellip%3B thumb


Wind News: Siemens Launches 4MW Offshore Wind Turbine; Vestas Annual Report Released; Ecotricity To Enter Urban Turbine Market,…

February 8th, 2013 | by Glenn Meyers

Catch up on wind energy news here, posted by Zach Shahan at Clean Technica. [repostus hash=a9c11054cec0b7049d31a33eb4bccf53 title=Wind+News%3A+Siemens+Launches+4MW+Offshore+Wind+Turbine%2C+Vestas+Annual+Report+Released%2C+Ecotricity+To+Enter+Urban+Turbine+Market%2C%26%238230%3B host=Clean+Technica short=1ztid snip=For+the+wind-obsessed%2C+here+are+some+top+wind+energy+stories+from+the+past+couple+days+or+so%3A+CleanTechnica+Stories+China+Accounted+For+35%25+Of+Global+Onshore+Wind+Capacity+Wind+Power+Breaks+Records+In+Spain+%E2%80%94+Produces+More+Electricity+Than+Any+Other+Source+For+3+Months%2C+%26+Breaks+6+TWh+in+January%26hellip%3B


Other Cleantech & Energy News: 5MW Wind Turbine Obtains Design Certification; President’s Climate Toolbox; Top 10 LED Reflector Lamps…

February 5th, 2013 | by pressroom

[repostus hash=4c72611ec153e285bb6aca43bac73e8b title=Other+Cleantech+%26%23038%3B+Energy+News%3A+5MW+Wind+Turbine+Obtains+Design+Certification%2C+President%26%238217%3Bs+Climate+Toolbox%2C+Top+10+LED+Reflector+Lamps%2C%26%238230%3B host=Clean+Technica short=1zl3G snip=Beyond+our+solar%2C+clean+transport%2C+and+climate+change+roundups%2C+here%E2%80%99s+some+more+top+cleantech+and+energy+news+from+around+the+interwebs+from+the+past+week+or+so%3A+Wind+Power+Filling+The+Sails+Of+Offshore+Wind+Energy+Gamesa%E2%80%99s+5+MW+Offshore+Turbine+Obtains+Design+Certification+CEC+Says+EPA+Report%26hellip%3B thumb=4209906 jump


Up & Coming Solar PV Innovators Aim To Grow Markets & Drive Costs Even Lower

January 29th, 2013 | by Glenn Meyers

This story on solar innovators comes from Andrew at Clean Technica. [repostus hash=3af3b0f3f2db940dfe67fdc70293c55c title=Up+And+Coming+Solar+PV+Innovators+Aim+To+Grow+Markets%2C+Drive+Costs+Even+Lower host=Clean+Technica short=1yVM7 snip=Industry+players+and+the+Department+of+Energy%E2%80%99s+renewable+energy+initiatives+are+focusing+in+on+the+soft+costs+of+having+solar+photovoltaic+%28PV%29+power+systems+installed+given+the+sharp+drops+in+cost+of+solar+PV+equipment+experienced+in+recent+years%3B+soft+costs+such+as%C2%A0permitting%2C+installation%2C+and%26hellip%3B thumb=4111330 jump



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