China Now the Leading Global Market for Solar Panels
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Israel Shines at First Solar Decathlon in China
AUGUST 15, 2013
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Wind power continues to beat nuclear energy in China
MARCH 19, 2015
China has been the world’s largest consumer of energy since 2009 when the country surpassed the US. Not even in China. billion.
China to Quadruple 2015 Solar Energy Target
JULY 5, 2012
Renewable Energy World reports that China had planned 5 gigawatts of capacity in the five years through 2015 and 20 gigawatts by 2020.
Yinchuan Exhibition Center: Islamic Design in China
JANUARY 30, 2013
One of the best kept secrets in the world of architecture seems to have leaked… in China.
China’s Suntech is Among Masdar’s Solar Bids for Nour 1
FEBRUARY 1, 2012
The first, Shams 1, used concentrated solar-thermal power (CSP) technology, that drives a steam turbine with a solar-heated liquid.
Israel’s 420 MW leads the Middle East in solar installations by a landslide
JULY 30, 2014
Some 39 gigawatts were installed worldwide, and the PV solar market represented one third of all newly-added renewable energy capacity.
China helped wind power climb to new record levels in 2011
MARCH 28, 2012
China’s ambitious Wind Base program will help ensure a widening lead for some years to come. As in China, some of the best U.S. The U.S.
Solar Water Heaters Give Free Hot Water From Cyprus Rooftops
DECEMBER 25, 2011
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.
$109 Billion Solar Plan to Power a Third of Saudi Arabia
MAY 10, 2012
Saudi Arabia has finally noticed it has twenty centuries of solar reserves and has made plans to tap them. For its own use. Related: .
SolView’s targeting solar energy rooftop potential on a massive scale
DECEMBER 28, 2014
And not all homes are suited for solar panels. He says there is a booming solar energy market in the US for residential use. Sadka says.
Middle East Solar Manufacturing Boom Imminent Say Industry Experts
AUGUST 20, 2013
Saudi Arabia alone is betting $109 billion on solar energy and plan to derive a third of their electricity from clean sources by 2032, reports Quartz.
It’s Baby Steps for Saudi’s Biggest Solar Plant
JANUARY 31, 2013
Built anywhere else, a 3.5 MW photovoltaic solar plant wouldn’t even elicit a whisper from mainstream news outlets.
Israel to Build $1.3 Billion Solar Project… for China??
OCTOBER 17, 2011
A coal utility in Israel and the global leader in solar panel production form a joint project. It has no solar projects under development. The
Moshe Safdie Goes To China
MARCH 2, 2011
Were Tesla’s Solar Innovations “Buried by Big Oil? Literally. There residents can enjoy more green space and swimming pools.
Israel's IDE Technologies Head to China for “Greener” Desalination.
FEBRUARY 21, 2011
Were Tesla’s Solar Innovations “Buried by Big Oil? The idea is to power the plants using wasted heat from other sources.
Sologic’s solar eTree that keeps on giving
OCTOBER 30, 2014
An Israeli solar power integration company called Sologic envisions a different kind of tree for societies, the eTree. Video of solar eTree.
The sun keeps shining bright: World solar power topped 100,000 megawatts in 2012
AUGUST 6, 2013
The world installed 31,100 megawatts of solar photovoltaics (PV) in 2012—an all-time annual high that pushed global PV capacity above 100,000 megawatts. While PV production has become increasingly concentrated in one country—China—the number of countries installing PV is growing rapidly. decade ago, China produced almost no PV.
Bangladesh Hits One Million Solar Home Systems - Compass
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DECEMBER 17, 2012
In one of the poorest countries on earth, a renewable energy company, Grameen Shakti, is busy installing nearly 1,000 solar home systems each day.
Mediterranean Net-Zero Home Based on 3,500-Year-Old Israeli Design
JULY 24, 2013
Passive solar design optimizes solar gain in the winter months and reduces it in the summer to ease the cooling load.
Nanosolar’s Ultra Thin Solar Panels Are Long and Cheap
JANUARY 8, 2012
By being longer, Nanosolar’s solar panels are less costly to install. With the use of longer, more efficient solar panels.
Israel’s New Railway to Catalyze Increased Trade With China and India
JANUARY 31, 2012
Netanyahu insists that the latter “will create a very great interest on the part of Asia’s rising powers, China and India.” ” A golden path for China. Israel to Build $1 Billion Solar Project… for China? Netanyahu crumbles Israel’s social protest. ” :: Haaretz.
Elon Musk’s SolarCity and Silevo ink huge solar deal in NYC
JUNE 23, 2014
Last week SolarCity purchased Silevo in New York in order to significantly scale up production of super efficient, high quality solar panels.
Tour One of the Largest Solar Thermal Projects on Earth at MENASOL 2012
FEBRUARY 27, 2012
It uses concentrated solar-thermal power technology, that drives a steam turbine with a solar-heated liquid.
Could Saudi Arabia Become the Saudi Arabia of Solar
MARCH 3, 2011
Susan Kraemer | March 3rd, 2011 | 3 Comments | Email this Share Middle East to Become a $90 Billion a Year Solar Exporter? um, really?
Solar-Rich Saudis Running after Nukes
APRIL 23, 2012
It has no uranium, but lots of solar – yet Saudi Arabia plans to double down on nuclear capacity. But what will it invest in solar power? After
Could Morocco be First to Get 42% Solar?
AUGUST 17, 2011
Paris Gives Morocco’s Solar Plan a Frank Chance ). Solar. All kinds of solar. It has set its policy to achieve that end.
Israel’s Bedouin Get Solar from Arava (+ Obama)
FEBRUARY 7, 2012
Arava Power Company pioneers first ever solar contract for Israel’s Bedouin minority. Related: Bedouin Solar Power Activate! billion.).
China sees record investments in renewable tech, will introduce carbon trading scheme
AUGUST 22, 2011
The Chinese government recently declared that they are intending on placing a cap on their annual carbon emissions which will allow the individual provinces in China to regulate and plan their emissions more effectively. China, it would seem, is a good place to invest in renewable technology. increase on last year’s total.
Solar Impulse 2 mission control center to launch Abu Dhabi flight in March
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
Mission Control for the Solar Impulse 2 is open for business, ready to guide the solar plane’s first flight around the world.
China and Iran plan Solar, Wind and other Power Developments
OCTOBER 22, 2011
Leadership Makes a Difference on Climate – Especially This Week
SEPTEMBER 25, 2015
China President Xi Jinping and Pope Francis both made history this week with bold actions on climate change, showing the kind of leadership required to tackle this tough challenge. China’s cap-and-trade program is an important and tangible first step toward making good on the country’s climate promises. The list goes on.
Solar-powered plane’s round-the-world journey underway!
MARCH 10, 2015
We’ve all heard of the benefits of solar power and the emergence of innovative new projects that are making use of the sun’s energy.
Solar Powered Cars Roll Round the World – and in Palestine
APRIL 17, 2011
Louis Palmer’s Solar Taxi went around the world in 2007. Palestinian solar car. Palmer and taxi on tour.
Going Off The Grid In Egypt with the Solar House
JANUARY 27, 2013
The project is part of an international energy competition, Solar Decathlon , which occurs every two years. solar panels].
Despite Solyndra Bankruptcy, Solar Grew 69% From Obama Policy
SEPTEMBER 19, 2011
Utility-Scale Solar Projects Become a Casualty of Republican Hostage-Taking. was a net exporter of solar products in 2010 by $2 billion.
Pythagoras Solar Wins a GE Ecomagination Challenge Award
JULY 13, 2011
Solar glass windows from Pythagoras Solar can generate energy comparable to regular solar panels while cutting heat gain.
Mali’s Life Changing Mobile Solar Lamps are Made From Bicycle Parts
JANUARY 2, 2013
A suite of mobile solar-powered lamps have completely changed the lives of hundreds of villagers in Mali.
Israel Utility Envisions Territory Near Gaza Covered In Solar Fields
MARCH 3, 2011
Were Tesla’s Solar Innovations “Buried by Big Oil? um, really?
GE Sets Green Tech Shop in Israel
JUNE 22, 2011
GE looks to create wind, solar and smart grid technologies with Israeli engineers. SolarEdge Solar Company Lip Dubs Light On for New Year Cheer.