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Iran is building the Middle East’s first geothermal power plant

Iran is building the Middle East’s first geothermal power plant at the foot of an inactive volcanic peak as the country is racing to meet a runaway demand for electricity by its growing population.  The pilot station in northwestern Meshguin Shahr in the Ardabi

Is Hydrogen The Key To Clean Fuel?

Essentially what we do is take hydrogen-rich materials and combine them with a polymer to make a plastic-like material that we can extrude or press into pellets or rods.

Record Levels of Solar Power Production Were Seen on a Global Scale During the Year 2014

This has coincided with the UK oil and gas industries posting record loses in profitability during the same time frame.

The U.S. Just Approved One of the World’s Biggest Solar Power Plants

Todd Woody for TakePart.com:  The federal government on Monday green-lit a 485-megawatt solar plant that would generate enough carbon-free electricity to power 180,000 homes when it comes online in the Southern California desert. During the Great Recession, that was

How Merthen Manor Heats Family Home And Six Cottages And Saves £20,000 Per Year In Fuel Bills

The biomass district heating system provides heat and hot water to the whole estate throughout the year, predictable fuel bills, income from the renewable heat incentive (RHI), and a 43,000kg reduction in CO2 emissions per year.

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NASA Seeks Proposals for Extreme Environment Solar Arrays

NASA's space technology program is seeking proposals to develop solar array systems for space power in high radiation and low solar energy environments. 

In the near future, NASA will need solar cells and arrays for multiple applications in robotic and human space exploration missions. Because these systems were traditionally developed for operation near Earth, there is a need to develop new solar array concepts as NASA considers missions that require exposure to more intense radiation environments and travel ever farther from the sun. 

NASA hopes to solicit proposals for the development of promising technologies to increase solar cells that will work under low intensity, low temperature and high radiation environments.

Proposals will be accepted from U.S. organizations, including NASA centers and other government agencies, federally funded research and development centers, educational institutions, industry and nonprofit organizations.

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Renewable Energies Decline in Canada

The first half of 2015 is another bad period for renewable energies in Canada, according to federal data.

Early Bird Registration Deadline for GRC Annual Meeting is This Week

Save $100 for this premier geothermal energy event by registering before midnight on Sunday

Congressman Valadao Joins with CalCom Solar, Medeiros and Son Dairy, Local Officials and Project Partners to Dedicate 1.1MW Solar System in California's Central Valley

PV Array Built by CalCom Solar Facilitates Optimized Energy Use at Leading California Dairy

Powering the future, Clenergy sponsors Japan Kogakuin solar racing team

Clenergy, the innovative solar solution provider, is proud to announce its sponsorship of Japan Kogakuin University's solar racing team in the 2015 World Solar Challenge, a biennial world solar vehicle race.

Government publishes 'alarming' review of Feed-in Tariff scheme

Consultation process begins on long anticipated review

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