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Arab gulf firms set their sights on the region's growing appetite for solar power

Tom DiChristopher for CNBC:  Some of the world's top oil exporters want to be major players in solar power, too. Middle East and North African countries, blessed by ample sunlight and open space, are increasingly adopting solar power. But it's not E

Solar panel researchers investigate powering trains by bypassing grid

Michael Holder for BusinessGreen, part of the Guardian Environment Network:  Imperial College London has partnered with the climate change charity 10:10 to investigate the use of track-side solar panels to power trains, the two organisations announced yes

As Clean Energy Grows, Electricity Markets Must Evolve

The good news is that the clean energy genie is out of the bottle for good. Markets must reflect the new reality of low-cost clean energy and clean energy policy preferences.

Off-grid Power in Remote Areas Will Require Special Business Model to Succeed

Developing a successful business model that could deliver off-grid power will require addressing challenges unique to the population, an Oregon State University researcher concluded in a study published recently in Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews.

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Two for the Price of One: Russian Scientists Build Solar+Wind Power Generator

Sputnik News:  A team of enterprising Russian scientists managed to develop a unique power generator that uses both solar and wind energy at the same time to produce electricity.
There have been numerous attempts before to produce a combo solar+wind power generator, but so far none have met success. Solar panels tend to wear out rather quickly due to the powerful air currents generated by wind turbines, which drastically limits the system’s efficiency. But now, the combined efforts of the Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute, the Moscow Power Engineering Institute and a Zelenograd-based solar panel manufacturer have finally borne fruit.  Cont'd...

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Clenergy listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange A Share

On January 12th, 2017, Clenergy (Xiamen) Technology Co., Ltd. (Clenergy Share, SHN: 603628) was officially listed during a grand listing ceremony at the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE).

ONE MONTH TO GO TO AFRICA ENERGY INDABA WITH EXCITING SIDE EVENTS

The prestigious event, that draws heavyweights from across the continent and globally, will be hosted at the Sandton Convention Centre, the heart of the African business hub, from 21st - 22nd February 2017. Attracting energy experts and enthusiasts from across South Africa and the continent, the 2017 African energy landscape will be debated and decided between government and private sector officials.

New IRENA Report Details How Renewables Can Decarbonise the Energy Sector and Improve the Lives of Billions

REthinking Energy 2017 released at seventh IRENA Assembly

Ecoppia Completes 40MW Deployment in EDF RE /Arava-Power Middle Eastern Solar Park

Full deployment of the company's water-free, robotic PV panel cleaning system on the Israel-Jordan border brings Ecoppia to over 300MW of deployments, and cleaning rate of 10 million panels a month

Report: U.S. Will Lose One-Third of its Electricity Generation Capacity Without More Infrastructure

Denying Pipeline Expansions Will Raise Electric Rates, Cut Jobs and Jeopardize U.S. Energy Security

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