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Home Solar Installations Doubled in 2011

Solar Power Ninja

added a record 1,855 megawatts of photovoltaic capacity in 2011, a 109% increase from 2010. It’s the falling prices of solar panels.

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Exclusive Pics: Kuraymat – Egypt’s First Solar-Thermal Plant

Green Prophet

took a field trip to Egypt’s first solar-thermal plant 90km south of Cairo! The solar field has a capacity of 150 MW during peak hours.

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Seattle Seahawks to get largest solar energy roof- 2.5 Acres of it

Environmental Economics

The huge solar installation will cover over 2.5 It will be on the roof of Qwest Field Event Center.

KarmSolar is first Egyptian company to sell solar power off-grid

Green Prophet

KarmSolar is an Egyptian company dedicated to bolstering solar energy use. The company was founded in 2011.

Solar Water Heaters Give Free Hot Water From Cyprus Rooftops

Green Prophet

Israel boasts that its population uses solar energy to heat water at a rate of 0.56 square maters of solar water heating collectors per person.

Look Out Germany! Saudi Arabia to Overtake You as Solar World Leader

Green Prophet

Installation of a planned 20 GW of solar over the next 20 years will catapult Saudi Arabia to world leadership in solar. These are huge.

Europe’s Biggest Solar Farm To Be Built In Turkey

Green Prophet

The 100-MW photovoltaic power station would be the first to harness Turkey’s remarkable solar resource. A U.S.-Dutch

United Nations Webinar On Solar Projects in the Middle East

Green Prophet

It has long been established that the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have enough solar energy to power the world.

Bedouin Women Bring Solar Power To Their Villages

Green Prophet

Green Prophet reporter Arwa speaks to Rafi’a Abdul Hamid, a woman from the deserts of Jordan who has been trained as a solar engineer to help bring clean electricity to her poor village. However, all that looks set to change as two women bring to light the advantages of solar energy. … [ visit site to read more ].

‘Solar Mama’ – A Film About Jordan’s Solar Women

Green Prophet

‘Rafea – Solar Mama’ marks a young mother’s battle to bring solar power to her village in the deserts of Jordan.

Green Living with Solar Panels: Economics of Solar Panels | Living.

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Green Living with Solar Panels: The Economics of Turning Sunlight into Electricity by greenwise on February 2, 2011 Turning sunlight into electricity is a wonderful idea. to as much as $0.35 How much?

Kevin McCloud has picked his eco-innovator champions of 2011

Green (Living) Review

Kevin's Green Heroes’ 2011: Product List 1. Grand Designs Live 2011 Information: The UK’s No.1, No waste there.

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Bedouin Solar Power Activate!

Green Prophet

Arava seeks to lease Bedouin land to install solar power plants, with financial backing from companies like Siemens. Pushing through red tape.

What is the Future of MENA Solar With the Region in Chaos?

Green Prophet

A survey of key solar players by CSP Today found that the biggest uncertainty for solar development in the Middle East comes from the current unrest.

2011 Global Water Awards Go to MENA Nations

Green Prophet

Nor were any of the many international solar companies now innovating sustainable desalination. Two awards were won by tiny Oman.

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Solar Power to Pay off Greek Debt?

Green Prophet

The first power plant to supply the project, a half GW solar power plant in Morocco, is beginning next year. Here’s a surprise twist.

Watch: Aurora Borealis 2011


The aurora borealis most regularly occurs around the equinoxes, and happen when increased solar activity sends charged particles toward Earth.

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Another Hollywood Film Studio Embraces Solar Energy


Yesterday was James Cameron’s moment to shine with news that his “Avatar&# sequels will be solar-powered.

America Solar Power Assoc: We’ll be 30% Solar in 20 Years

Green Prophet

Solar energy is predicted to be important energy source in USA by 2031. More about solar energy in the US and Mid East: Solar Edge Does Dallas.

Solar Powered Taxi To Stop in Israel Next Week As Part of Worldwide Tour

Green Prophet

This solar powered taxi intends to tour the globe on zero gas and a full tank of sunshine. Beep beep! Without a single drop of standard fuel.

Arava Power Switches on Solar Power Plant at Kibbutz Ketura

Green Prophet

The folks at Arava Power , based at Kibbutz Ketura near Eilat will be inaugurating Israel’s first full solar field on Sunday, June 5, World Environment Day. Cleantech, Science & Technology Arava Power Israel Solar Energy solar powerClick here to view the embedded video. It’s being billed as an historical event.

Masdar Opens First Baseload Solar in Spain – Gemasolar

Green Prophet

Now Masdar builds solar with a 75% capacity factor, almost as much as nuclear. billion US. Each has a mirror surface of 120 square meters.

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7 Israeli Companies Win Global Cleantech Award for 2011

Green Prophet

Israeli clean tech innovators comprise 5 percent of the world’s best clean tech companies according to this 2011 award. It’s the third year running that the Cleantech Group has put together its Global Cleantech 100. Last year, 7 Israeli companies were on the list. I have interviewed them all in the past. Better Place. Kaiima.

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Next BrightSource US Solar Projects Make More Energy than Fossil-Fuel Plants

Green Prophet

BrightSource Solar Raises Another $122 Million. Cleantech, Science & Technology Israel solar powerBrightSource Energy.

BASE 2011 – A small review

Green (Living) Review

2011 Great venue and great conference. Still needs a bigger exhibition, though. There may be no emissions from chimneys but.

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10 Easy Ways to Green Your Halloween

Green Home Blog

Posted on October 11, 2011. Flashlights – When trick-or-treating, use rechargeable batteries in your flashlights or bring along solar, shakable, or crank flashlights. has the best hybrid Solar Flashlight available on the market. 10 Easy Ways to Green Your Halloween. Think multi-purpose with reusable bags.

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Could Saudi Arabia Become the Saudi Arabia of Solar

Green Prophet

Susan Kraemer | March 3rd, 2011 | 3 Comments | Email this Share Middle East to Become a $90 Billion a Year Solar Exporter? um, really?

Monsanto or Organic? Who to Trust With Your Food [infographic]

Wend Magazine

Our Solar System: 2100 (cartoon (Sources and much more info, linked below this text). People got sick/died and Monsanto got rich. ”".

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Top 10 Environmental Stories From the Middle East (2011)

Green Prophet

2011 was a big year for the Middle East – not only politically but also environmentally. Step in to see 10 of our most popular stories.

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Renewable Energy Vital For Jordan & Lebanon’s Future

Green Prophet

Energy electricity European Union renewable energy self-sufficiency Solar Energyemphasis added).

Could Morocco be First to Get 42% Solar?

Green Prophet

Paris Gives Morocco’s Solar Plan a Frank Chance ). Solar. All kinds of solar. It has set its policy to achieve that end.

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Help Solar Light The Developing World

Green Living Tips

For millions of people around the world, the simple act of lighting a room is. not only an environmental hazard, but presents a direct health risk. We can help change that - for as little as 10 bucks

Israeli Parliament Plans to be Solar Secure by 2014

Green Prophet

Green Tech and Gadgets clean tech Energy security green tech Knesset Rooftop Solar Image of Knesset , Shutterstock.

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Morocco Airport Counts Solar Power Carbon Savings

Green Prophet

Visiting there last summer, I got to see how the futuristic transport hub is creating solar power in action. Riad Dar One in Marrakesh.

2011: A Year of Weather Extremes, with More to Come

Green Blog

The global average temperature in 2011 was 14.52 Worldwide, 2011 was the second wettest year on record over land. degrees Celsius (58.14

Going Solar: The 21st Century Family Home Project

Nature Conservancy - Science

The Copelands’ home solar project. Home Solar Amidst an Energy Boom. 2011, Sawyer et al. Photo: Holly Copeland/TNC. 2013).

Desertec Begins: 500 MW Moroccan Solar in 2012

Green Prophet

Desertec’s first link in the chain will be a 500 MW solar power project that will begin construction in Morocco, at an estimated cost of $US 2.8

3rd Desertec Deal Signed – Algerian Solar Will Ship to the EU

Green Prophet

Algeria’s Sonelgaz is already a pioneer in solar/gas hybrid power in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region.

One Solar Cell. 2KW Power. 5KW Heat. ‘Nuff Said?

Green Prophet

This is how it works: The dish concentrates “the light of a thousand suns&# on to an energy-generating III-V solar cell.

Meet T. Sprinkle

Wend Magazine

He is certified to install solar panels in homes, and he spent a summer surveying invasive asian beetle populations. “I FUN FACTS.

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