WWF calls for major investment in clean and renewable energy with launch of new global campaign

Embargoed to 12pm CET (noon), 5th June 2013

Intersolar: Valentin Software Presents New Planning Programmes

Intersolar Europe: Simply Count on More – Valentin Software Presents New Planning Programmes for Photovoltaic and Solar Heating Systems

Solar Photovoltaic Demand in the US to Grow by 20% in 2013 to 4.3 Gigawatts, Reports NPD Solarbuzz

Strong Contributions from Utility-Based Projects and Renewable Portfolio Standards to Drive 2014 US Solar PV Above 5 GW

ENERDEL'S 5 MEGAWATT ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM COMES ONLINE AS PART OF PORTLAND GENERAL ELECTRIC'S SALEM SMART POWER PROJECT

Solution Ties into PGE's Electric Power Grid to Support Renewable Integration, back-up, and peak shaving needs. Energy reliability is increased while diminishing environmental impact through reduced emissions.

Severe weather in Midwest challenges Solar Impulse's third leg Across America

Solar Impulse to use for first time a revolutionary inflatable hangar after damage to St. Louis Hangar

CHINA TURNS TO THE OCEAN IN A NEW QUEST FOR POWER

It is part of the National Plan for Islands Protection to use marine renewable energy to improve the sustainability of remote islands.

A Floating Wind Tower Is Launched in Maine

One reason that offshore wind has not caught on in the United States is the steep cost of erecting a tower in the water, but researchers at the University of Maine tried another approach on Friday by launching a floating wind machine. It is the first offshore wind installation in United States waters, according to the Energy Department, which helped pay for it. The tower, launched in Brewer, Me., sits on three hollow concrete tubes and will be anchored in the Gulf of Maine. It is a mere 20 kilowatts in capacity, an amount of power that could be soaked up by a handful of big suburban houses on a hot summer day. But it is one-eighth the dimensions of the one the researchers hope to deploy in the next few years, a gigantic 6-megawatt model, with each blade as long as the wingspan of a Boeing 747. Because of its location, it will have two big advantages over machines on land, according to Habib J. Dagher, a professor of civil engineering at the university. Onshore wind machines produce most of their energy at night, when it is least valuable to utilities buying the power, but this one will catch the predictable, strong breezes that come up every sunny summer afternoon, he said, when the sun heats the land more than the sea, creating an onshore breeze.

Increase in efficiency for thin-film solar modules

3D-Micromac launches an innovative production system

CSP TODAY LATAM 2013 announces new speaker additions, enhanced program and a site visit to CSP plant

With more than 100 attendees already confirmed, CSP TODAY LATAM 2013 has become the key event for the CSP industry in LATAM

Solar Industry Needs to Accelerate Growth to Impact Climate Change

We need to do what has been done many times before in human history at key tipping points - embrace change and do what must be done - move strongly toward a renewable and sustainable energy future. It is, in my opinion, the fastest, best and the cheapest way to get there.

Lincoln International's Solar Energy DealReader: Q1 2013

Solar market growth slowed in 2012, after setting a record pace in 2011. While the market stabilized solar is still becoming a larger source of power generation, expected to surpass 100 GW of cumulative installed capacity globally this year.

Using Elastomeric Roof Coatings to Resolve Existing Roof Systems & Solar PV Life Cycle Disparities

Installing a white reflective "Cool Roof" coating is an inexpensive solution to extend the existing roof service life and synchronize the roof with the solar array service life.

Hybrid (photovoltaic (electric) and thermal) Solar Panels

Our Combined Heat and Power (CHP) solar module provides up to 4 times more energy output (thermal and electric power) than any standard photovoltaic module.

Cleaning Carbon Dioxide from the Atmosphere

All though there could be huge advantages to directly extracting carbon dioxide from our atmosphere instead of from its source, there has been very little R&D funding to explore and make it a reality. By beginning the process of recycling CO2, America would be building the technology now for a sustainable hydrocarbon future.

The State of the U.S.Water Sector

Water management spurred by scarcity in the US is likely to produce new financing and business models, technological innovation and greater engagement of the public in proactively handling the world's most precious resource.

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