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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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Panasonic Commits To Solar Cell Production With Tesla At New York Plant

Alan Ohnsman for Forbes:  Panasonic will make solar cells with Tesla at a factory

Instead Of Trump’s Wall, Let’s Build A Border Of Solar Panels

Homero Aridjis & James Ramey for Huffington Post:  President-elect Don

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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 yesterday.

The renewable traction power project will see university researchers look at connecting solar panels directly to the lines that provide power to trains, a move that would bypass the electricity grid in order to more efficiently manage power demand from trains.

According to the university, the research team will be the first in the world to test the “completely unique” idea, which it said would have a “wide impact with commercial applications on electrified rail networks all over the world”.  Cont'd...

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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.

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

"Remove barriers for energy storage" industry asks

Cheaper, cleaner energy possible, if Government removes barriers to storage and places stronger incentives on network operators

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