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January 22, 2013
SOLAR DAILY
Swiss Make Major Breakthrough In Highly Efficient Thin Film Solar
Dubendorf, Switzerland (SPX) Jan 21, 2013
Swiss researchers say they've developed thin, flexible solar cells with a record efficiency of 20.4 percent for converting sunlight into electricity. Scientists at the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology say the cells on flexible polymer foils offer a significant improvement over the previous record of 18.7 percent. Such lightweight and flexible high-performance solar modules will offer an attractive technology for applications such as solar farms, roofs and f ... read more
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CHIP TECH

UGA researchers invent new material for warm-white LEDs
Light emitting diodes, more commonly called LEDs, are known for their energy efficiency and durability, but the bluish, cold light of current white LEDs has precluded their widespread use for indoor ... more
TECH SPACE

Researchers Create Method for More Sensitive Electrochemical Sensors
Graphene and related materials hold promise for the future of electrochemical sensors - detectors that measure the concentration of oxygen, toxic gases, and other substances - but many applications ... more
SOLAR DAILY

Trina Solar supplies 61MW of solar PV modules for Green Tower project
Trina Solar has supplied PV modules totaling 61MW for the Green Tower project in the German federal state of Brandenburg. More than 252,000 multi-crystalline Trina Solar modules, each with an averag ... more
ENERGY DAILY


BIO FUEL

US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack visits Renmatix for commissioning of plant to sugar BioFlex Conversion Unit
Renmatix welcomed Secretary Tom Vilsack, leader of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), for the commissioning of the company's BioFlex Conversion Unit, a multiple-feedstock processing facility ... more


SOLAR DAILY

Standard Energy Solutions Expands to Provide Comprehensive Home Solar, Energy Efficiency and Energy Management Services
Standard Energy Solutions (SES) has announced it has expanded to become a complete home energy solutions company providing home solar, energy efficiency and energy management services throughout the ... more
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Emerson to apply Ovation technology at first US commercial scale solar power facility
Emerson Process Management has been awarded a contract to apply its Ovation expert control system at the Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project near Tonopah, Nevada. When it comes online at the end of ... more
SOLAR DAILY

Tri City Christian first Vista school to implement solar energy
Educational institutions around the nation have been battling severe budget cuts for several years in a row now. Like many schools, Vista-based Tri-City Christian School has also been looking into i ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Australian volcanic mystery explained

Scientists create possible precursor to life

Massive debris pile reveals risk of huge tsunamis in Hawaii

The breathing sand

Autism autism evolved recently in human history

Mediterranean, Semi-Arid Ecosystems Prove Resistant to Climate Change

WSU researchers see how plants optimize their repair

ENERGY TECH

Doubling Down on Energy Efficiency
Spending on energy efficiency programs funded by electric and natural gas utility customers will double by 2025 to about $9.5 billion per year, according to projections published today by researcher ... more
SOLAR DAILY

Solarize Harvard Installations Complete
With the final connection made at the final customer's home on Littleton Road, 67 Harvard homeowners are generating clean solar power from their rooftops or backyards as a result of the Solarize Har ... more
CAR TECH

European collaboration to prepare European electricity networks for influx of electric vehicles
A European consortium, consisting of DNV KEMA, Fraunhofer ISE, EMD International, RAH and RFVV, has begun an EU funded project to develop modeling and simulation tools for optimally integrating elec ... more
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TIME AND SPACE

Cheating to Create the Perfect Simulation
The planet Earth will die - if not before, then when the Sun collapses. This is going to happen in approximately seven billion years. In the universe however the death of suns and planets is an ever ... more
POLITICAL ECONOMY

BoJ starts first meeting under new Japan government
The Bank of Japan on Monday began its first policy meeting since the new premier took office with a pledge to pressure it into aggressive monetary easing to revive the long-suffering economy. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
China Launches New Satellite Via Orbital Carrier Rocket

Cosmonauts Busy as US Segment Crew Takes Day Off

Hubble uses gravity lense to find extremely distant galaxy

UH Manoa studies effects of long-term space travel

Dava Newman nominated for NASA post

SSL Begins Post-Launch Maneuvers For Intelsat 30

Mysterious Midcontinent Rift is a Geological Hybrid

ENERGY TECH

Ukraine continuing gas imports via Poland
Ukraine continues to import European natural gas via Poland as it seeks to break the stranglehold of Russian supplies, Kiev's energy minister says. ... more
ENERGY TECH

China-Myanmar pipelines to open in June: Xinhua
Oil and natural gas pipelines linking China and Myanmar - Beijing's "new strategic channels" - are expected to be finished by the end of May and could be operating soon after, state media reported Monday. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

India, Australia to start nuclear energy talks
India and Australia plan to begin civil nuclear cooperation talks in March after Canberra agreed last year to open negotiations to export uranium fuel to the energy-hungry South Asian nation. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR
United States lags in clean energy: study

Doubling down on energy efficiency

Renewable energy on increase but 2030 target in doubt


CIVIL NUCLEAR
Fusion helped by collision science

China-Myanmar pipelines to open in June: Xinhua

Colombian oil pipeline bombed after rebels lift ceasefire


CIVIL NUCLEAR
Japan plans world's largest wind farm

China revs up wind power amid challenges

Algonquin Power Buys 109 MW Shady Oaks Wind Power Facility


CIVIL NUCLEAR
Tri City Christian first Vista school to implement solar energy

Standard Energy Solutions Expands to Provide Comprehensive Home Solar, Energy Efficiency and Energy Management Services

Snail Teeth Improve Solar Cells And Batteries

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Japan proposes new nuclear safety rules
Japan's nuclear regulator has released draft safety rules aimed at protecting nuclear power facilities against natural disasters and terrorist attacks. ... more
ENERGY TECH

Iraq PM holds rare talks with Exxon chief
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki held talks with ExxonMobil's chief on Monday, a rare meeting with the US energy giant whose disputed deal with the autonomous Kurdish region has drawn Baghdad's ire. ... more
POLITICAL ECONOMY

Walker's World: Cameron's EU choice
British Prime Minister David Cameron set himself an almost impossible task when he sought to explain his policy on the European Union. ... more
ENERGY TECH

Colombian oil pipeline bombed after rebels lift ceasefire
Suspected FARC rebels detonated explosives along a section of an oil pipeline near Colombia's border with Ecuador, the state oil company said Monday. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
U.S. holds test on Aegis tracking capability

Thales providing satcom capability to Qatar

Successful test for India's Nirbhay cruise missile

Israeli minister airs Iran nuclear concerns at Pentagon

More sightings of 'foreign sub' as Sweden says it could use force

India says no compromise with China on territory

Pakistan air strikes kill 28 militants: officials

ENERGY TECH

After Amenas, risk of energy raids grows

AEROSPACE

Sound may protect airliners from birds

BIO FUEL

Photovoltaics beat biofuels at converting sun's energy to miles driven

TECH SPACE

Researchers move Barkhausen Effect forward

ENERGY TECH

Will Russia's gas and oil giants sacrifice their monopoly?

ENERGY NEWS

Doubling down on energy efficiency

CHIP TECH

DARPA, Industry Collaborate to Knock Down Microelectronics Barriers

SOLAR DAILY

Breakthrough for solar cell research

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Egypt announces uranium discoveries

ENERGY TECH

South Sudan signs oil deal with Israel

Iraq finds extra billion barrels of oil: ministry

Sci-Tech-Talk: Has Apple stumbled?

Russia eyes private boost for Arctic energy

Pro-nuclear activists get pulpit at Sundance

U.K. under pressure to stay in EU

Kim Dotcom launches successor to outlawed Megaupload

United States lags in clean energy: study

Apple, Google chiefs face grilling on 'no-poaching'

Russia to build pipeline with Croatia

China annual growth hits 13-year low

Argentina aims to revive nuclear exports

Integrated Dual-mode Active and Passive Infrared Camera Developed

Sustainable reinforcement for concrete has newly discovered benefits

Snail Teeth Improve Solar Cells And Batteries

Marginal lands are prime fuel source for alternative energy

Nexter joins robot development business

Knight grant boosts Wikipedia move to mobile phones

South Korean nuclear reactor shuts down

New Research Gives Insight into Graphene Grain Boundaries

In the Eastern US, spring flowers keep pace with warming climate

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