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Spray-on Solar Cells – How do they Work? 
03/02/15, Pradhnya Tajne, Transparency Market Research
Spray-on solar cells use nanotechnology. These cells are made using quantum dots, which is a nanocrystal composed of a semiconductor material that is small enough to take advantage of the laws of quantum mechanics.

Smog Eaters Are Coming To Our Roads
03/02/15, Len Calderone for, AltEnergyMag
A reflective surface reduces smog by reflecting heat back into the atmosphere. Not only is the smog reduced, but more importantly, energy costs are lowered in big cities.

Deutsche Bank MD expects Cost of Solar to Drop Another 20-30% as 2020 Approaches
03/02/15, Contributed by, SolarPlaza
The US and China will be in the 12-15 GW range in 2015 but the incremental growth will come from some of these emerging markets. We expect Mexico to be a 2 GW market by 2017, with South Africa also above the 1 GW mark by 2017. These two markets were stagnant in 2013-14, so the growth will be quite significant in the coming years.

Benefits of ATI's Value Added Reseller Program
03/02/15, Edgar Pedrego and Matt Binder, Array Technologies, Inc. (ATI)
The goal of this program is to increase the efficiency of Array Technologies’ commercial sales process while providing customers with access to the highest quality turnkey solar services with Array Technologies’ tracking systems.

More Signs of Solar Energy’s Upside in India, Population 1.25 Billion
03/02/15, Tim Buckley , Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis
A sea change is gathering as the country contemplates embracing the promise of solar-powered electricity.

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Floating Solar Panel Project Due in 2016 from California Power Company
From  Sonoma County, Calif.'s new public electricity supplier is turning to the sun and water — the airspace over treated sewage ponds, specifically — to generate power for local homes and businesses.
Under a deal signed Thursday with a San Francisco-based renewable energy developer, officials with Sonoma Clean Power, now the default electricity provider in Sonoma County, unveiled a plan to install a 12.5-megawatt solar farm on floating docks atop holding ponds operated by the county Water Agency.
When completed in 2016, the project, which will provide enough electricity to power 3,000 homes, will be the largest solar installation in the county.

Google Is Making Its Biggest Ever Bet on Renewable Energy
Google Inc. is making its largest bet yet on renewable energy, a $300 million investment to support at least 25,000 SolarCity Corp. rooftop power plants. 

The Eiffel Tower now generates its own power with new wind turbines
France's most recognisable landmark, the iron Eiffel Tower erected in 1889, has seen its iconic frame festooned with many different decorations and objects over the years for various celebrations.

San Mateo County looks to ditch PG&E, jump into renewable energy movement
Aaron Kinney for Mercury News:  In the latest sign that a Bay Area renewable energy trend is picking up steam, San Mateo County is taking a close look at buying its own power on the open market, instead of relying on PG&E, in a bid to lower its greenhouse gas emissions.

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