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AltEnergyMag Newsletter - Feb 4/15

Super Grid – Renewable Energy from Remote Sites to Cities (Projects and Challenges)

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AltEnergyMag Newsletter - Feb 4/15
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Super Grid – Renewable Energy from Remote Sites to Cities (Projects and Challenges)
02/02/15, Pradhnya Tajne , Transparency Market Research
Just imagine, a super grid will allow Norway’s hydro-power to light up a restaurant in Italy, Belgium’s wind farms to provide power to a home in U.K., and Saharan solar power plants to run a factory in Germany.

What is helium-3?
02/02/15, Chris Orcutt 
Will China Be The First To Mine Lunar Energy?

Are Solar Highways Coming?
02/02/15, Len Calderone for, AltEnergyMag
Solar roads would consist of individual panels with three layers. The top layer would consist of a high-strength textured glass that provides traction for vehicles. The second layer would be an array of solar cells for gathering the energy, and on the bottom, a base plate that distributes the collected power.

Solar Energy Stock Index Q4 2014
02/02/15, Contributed by, Lincoln International
Solar Energy Index Underperforms S&P in Q4 2014

How Solar Power is Trending Worldwide in 2015
02/02/15, Tom Morley, Greenpower Technology
India is a late player but is pushing ahead to include solar power as part of its portfolio of energy sources. China is pushing ahead with ambitious solar plans in a bid to generate more electricity from renewable energy.

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Seven Reasons Cheap Oil Can't Stop Renewables Now

Tom Randall for Bloomberg:  Oil prices have fallen by more than half since July. Just five years ago, such a plunge in fossil fuels would have put the renewable-energy industry on bankruptcy watch. Today: Meh.

Here are seven reasons why humanity’s transition to cleaner energy won’t be sidetracked by cheap oil.
1. The Sun Doesn't Compete With Oil
Oil is for cars; renewables are for electricity. The two don’t really compete. Oil is just too expensive to power the grid, even with prices well below $50 a barrel.

Wind power auction draws limited interest
Boston Globe:  Are falling energy prices and the collapse of the Cape Wind project undermining other offshore wind...

Foreign funds flow set to skyrocket for renewable energy projects in India
From The Economic Times:  Big-ticket announcements involving...

Worry for Solar Projects After End of Tax Credits
NY Times:  For more than a year now, an enormous solar thermal power plant has been humming along in the Arizona desert, sending...

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AET's solar mounting solutions fit every type of solar installation and all major solar modules. Designed for cost-driven projects, their mounting systems offer industry-leading installation, high shipping density (with dramatically lower freight bills), and full layout and loading analysis with every project. Their racking is lightweight for easy handling on the jobsite and galvanized for corrosion resistance. AET's highly-trained installation crews offer complete installation of their customer's solar racking systems.
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