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Solar Energy DealReader: Q4 2016

Consolidation amongst producers as well as private equity and private investment in solar largely drove demand for solar deals.

Big Oil Replaces Rigs With Wind Turbines

Jess Shankleman for Bloomberg: Big oil is starting to challenge the biggest utilities in the race to erect wind turbines at sea.

Record-breaking solar panel converts more than a quarter of sunlight into electricity

Ian Johnson for Independent: A record-breaking solar panel that can convert more than a quarter of the sunlight it receives into electricity has been developed by researchers in Japan.

Tracking the Sun - A Growing Opportunity

Tracking is still relatively young -- the majority of deployments have really been in just the past few years -- but it’s growing up fast.

Energy storage is America's industry to lose

David Ferris, E&E News reporter: The problem, Blunden said, is that the United States is wandering into a global competition without much urgency or a plan. "Are we going to make the decision to take a significant share of the next wave of manufacturing growth globally?"

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Tata Power Solar Expands and Modernises its Manufacturing Facility

The two-stage expansion doubled the company’s module capacity to 400 from 200 MW, and increased its cell manufacturing capacity by 65 per cent from 180 to 300 MW.

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EcoFasten Solar Invalidates D Three Enterprises Patents in Colorado District Court

The Court's order brings the dispute initiated by D Three Enterprises to a close, giving EcoFasten a long-deserved victory.

Largest energy recruitment trends report reveals expectation gap between renewables hiring managers and jobseekers

LONDON, UK, 24 March 2017: The first Global Energy Talent Index (GETI), the world's largest energy recruitment and employment trends report, is released today, revealing a significant difference in expectations between hiring managers and candidates.

Andy Yuill attends World Bio Markets

Natural Power's Senior Bioenergy Manager, Andy Yuill, will be on the panel for a session on 'Highlighting the role of policy in driving demand and market security' at the World Bio Markets conference which takes place from 27th - 29th March in Amsterdam.

ViZn Energy Systems Selected to Provide Commercial-Scale Flow Battery in Central America

200kW / 800kWh battery to be paired with solar to achieve significant savings at a world class resort in Nicaragua

Greentech Media's Grid Edge World Forum and European Utility Week Partnership Brings New Opportunities to US and European Utilities

Grid Edge World Forum and European Utility Week to host the first-ever utility exchange program for greater knowledge sharing and business opportunities

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