Posts Tagged ‘solar’

China, EU settle solar trade dispute

China, EU settle solar trade dispute

A trade agreement with China will give European companies the opportunity to compete in the Chinese solar power market, the EU’s trade commissioner said. Special Reports – UPI.com

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Solar Impulse 2 lands in California after Pacific Ocean crossing

Solar Impulse 2 lands in California after Pacific Ocean crossing

UPI StaffMOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 24 (UPI) — To show that “clean technology could do the impossible,” explorer and psychiatrist Bertrand Piccard successfully landed an experimental plane in California. Top News – UPI.com

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EDF moves deeper into U.S. solar market

EDF moves deeper into U.S. solar market

Daniel J. GraeberLONDON, April 25 (UPI) — A renewable energy division of British energy company EDF said the acquisition of a small-sized solar company in Vermont will help build its U.S. portfolio. Top News – UPI.com

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Solar Impulse 2 ready to resume round-the-world solar flight

Solar Impulse 2 ready to resume round-the-world solar flight

The Solar Impulse 2 team is ready to continue their round-the-world solar-powered flight. Almost a year ago, pilot André Borschberg and plane set a record for the longest solo flight, flying from Nagoya, Japan to Hawaii in 4 days, 21 hours and 51 minutes, but after landing in Hawaii, the plane needed to be grounded due to...

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Zuckerberg’s future vision: Worldwide Facebook access, virtual reality, solar Internet plane

Zuckerberg’s future vision: Worldwide Facebook access, virtual reality, solar Internet plane

Doug G. WareSAN FRANCISCO, April 12 (UPI) — Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday laid out an ambitious 10-year plan to connect the world’s 7 billion people via his company’s social media network. Latest News – UPI.com

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Total solar eclipse forecast for the South Pacific March 8 and 9

Total solar eclipse forecast for the South Pacific March 8 and 9

Shawn PriceLOS ANGELES, March 3 (UPI) — A total solar eclipse is expected to darken a swath of the South Pacific two days next week, meteorologists said. Latest News – UPI.com

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U.S. takes community approach to solar power

U.S. takes community approach to solar power

Daniel J. GraeberWASHINGTON, Nov. 17 (UPI) — The U.S. national grid could be greener with the advancement of solar power for low- to moderate-income households, the White House said. Top News – UPI.com

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North Carolina reaches solar power milestone

North Carolina reaches solar power milestone

Daniel J. GraeberWILMINGTON, N.C., Sept. 25 (UPI) — A North Carolina sustainable energy group announced solar power capacity in the state has passed 1 gigawatt of power and accounts for $ 1.6 billion in revenue. Top News – UPI.com

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Earth is a marble in this scale model solar system in the desert

Earth is a marble in this scale model solar system in the desert

You probably know that our solar system is big. But do you have a grasp on just how big it really is? No. A filmmaker and his buddies went to a dried-up lakebed in Nevada to do just that. The vast expanse of the Black Rock Desert gave the crew the space needed to...

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Is post-Solyndra climate better for U.S. solar?

Is post-Solyndra climate better for U.S. solar?

Daniel J. GraeberWASHINGTON, Aug. 28 (UPI) — Republican pressure after the bankruptcy of solar company Solyndra forced the Department of Energy to change its loan policies, an energy committee chairman said. Top News – UPI.com

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