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  1. Solar-powered robotic umbrella tracks the sun to provide shade

    Inhabitat.com - Lifestyle 08.23 / 15:13 inhabitat.com
    What if you could sit outside in shade all day without ever having to move your umbrella? That's the vision ShadeCraft brings to life with their Sunflower, which they describe as the world's first autonomous robotic shade that tracks the sun. The smart umbrella is solar-powered - and can even charge other…
  2. Does the Developing World Want Solar Power?

    Canadafreepress.com - World 08.23 / 11:18 canadafreepress.com
    While some of the developing world leapfrogged to cellular phones without ever using landlines first, it does not have a matching appetite for skipping over central station power generated by reliable traditional technologies for solar power and…
  3. Solar Power to Rival Nuclear by End of 2017

    Triplepundit.com - Markets 08.23 / 10:24 triplepundit.com
    According to a recent report, solar power capacity not only continues to surge worldwide, but will rival the amount of nuclear power generated across the globe by the end of this…
  4. IU chemists create molecular 'leaf' that collects and stores solar power without solar panels

    News.indiana.edu - Science 08.23 / 10:07 news.indiana.edu
    An international team of scientists led by Liang-shi Li at Indiana University have engineered the world's most efficient molecule to convert carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide with light or electricity. The discovery is an important leap forward in the quest to cheaply and efficiently create carbon neutral fuels from air and store sunlight as…
  5. BDB: $25 for a day at the beach? It might happen. The Powerball hits $700 million and a solar-powered hotel in Satellite

    Floridatoday.com - Local 08.23 / 09:58 www.floridatoday.com
    The Brevard County Commission is considering a plan to institute parking fees at Lori Wilson Park. The Powerball soars and an all-solar hotel…
  6. Solar power helps Finnair keep its salmon and pharmaceuticals COOL at its new Nordic Cargo Hub in Helsinki

    News.cision.com - Media 08.23 / 08:09 news.cision.com
    Finnair’s new COOL Nordic Cargo Hub at Helsinki Airport will utilize solar power produced by 1,200 panels installed on the building’s roof. Each of the installed panels can produce up to 260 W of energy and the annual energy production level is estimated to be approximately 265 MWh/a. The solar energy produced at the cargo facility will represent over 10% of the building’s annual energy consumption. Improving the energy efficiency of its facilities is a part of Finnair’s sustainability str…
  7. United Coop will offer solar power

    Hcnews.com - Hood County 08.23 / 05:28 hcnews.com
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  8. Solar power at Banff recreation centre will save $15K per year, town says

    Cbc.ca - Alberta 08.23 / 02:33 www.cbc.ca
    The Town of Banff’s biggest consumer of electricity will now get 20 per cent of it from solar power, thanks to the installation of the largest solar photovoltaic system in the Bow V…
  9. Wind and solar power costs offset through health and environmental benefits

    Businessgreen.com - Business 08.22 / 22:49 businessgreen.com
    Cost of installing renewable power recouped in public health benefits from cleaner air, researchers…
  10. Satellite Beach could be the site of a solar-powered hotel

    Floridatoday.com - Local 08.22 / 22:00 www.floridatoday.com
    Solar hotel planned for Satellite Beach could be state's…
  11. Sungevity news: Solar Spectrum merges with Horizon Solar Power under Sungevity brand

    Solar Spectrum today announced it has merged with Temecula, California-based Horizon Solar Power to create the nation’s fourth largest residential solar system provider. Since 2008, Horizon has been a leading designer and installer of residential and commercial solar systems in Southern California. Frank Kneller, CEO of Horizon Solar Power, will serve as the CEO of the… Solar Power …
  12. Eclipse not a problem for NW solar power distribution

    Columbian.com - WA 08.22 / 16:28 columbian.com
    While hundreds of thousands of Northwest residents were looking up, power companies were monitoring just how much solar power they lost during Monday’s sky-darkening eclipse.Managing the power grid is kind of a balancing act. If you need to turn on a light, that power needs to be available.So when the moon briefly blocked the sun, that could have been a problem for power companies.But in the Northwest, it wasn’t too much of a concern. In part, that’s because the region’s plentiful hydropo…
  13. Tiny “Cyborg” Bacteria Is A Solar Powered Biofuel Factory & Carbon Sequestration Unit

    Cleantechnica.com - Technology 08.22 / 16:06 cleantechnica.com
    A big buzz is generating around a tiny bacteria that can be tricked out with tiny solar panels and turned into a miniature factory for biofuel and more Tiny “Cyborg” Bacteria Is A Solar Powered Biofuel Factory & Carbon Sequestration Unit was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS |…
  14. Solar Power: REC Solar completes solar project for San Antonio Winery's Paso Robles Production Facility

    PennyEnergy - Oil and Gas 08.22 / 15:58 pennenergy.com
    San Antonio Winery, the founding winery of Riboli Family Wine Estates, has completed a solar project that will supply energy to its new world-class production facility and hospitality center in Paso Robles,…
  15. EBRD, Proparco to offer financing for two 50MW solar power plants in Egypt

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Proparco have agreed to provide $58m each to support the construction of two 50MW solar power plants in the…