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China Now the Leading Global Market for Solar Panels

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Israel Shines at First Solar Decathlon in China

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Wind power continues to beat nuclear energy in China

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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

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Renewable Energy World reports that China had planned 5 gigawatts of capacity in the five years through 2015 and 20 gigawatts by 2020.

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Yinchuan Exhibition Center: Islamic Design in China

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One of the best kept secrets in the world of architecture seems to have leaked… in China.

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Israel’s 420 MW leads the Middle East in solar installations by a landslide

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Some 39 gigawatts were installed worldwide, and the PV solar market represented one third of all newly-added renewable energy capacity.

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China helped wind power climb to new record levels in 2011

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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??

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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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.

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Elon Musk’s SolarCity and Silevo ink huge solar deal in NYC

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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

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It uses concentrated solar-thermal power technology, that drives a steam turbine with a solar-heated liquid.

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Could Saudi Arabia Become the Saudi Arabia of Solar

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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

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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?

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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)

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Arava Power Company pioneers first ever solar contract for Israel’s Bedouin minority. Related: Bedouin Solar Power Activate! billion.).

Solar Impulse 2 mission control center to launch Abu Dhabi flight in March

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Mission Control for the Solar Impulse 2 is open for business, ready to guide the solar plane’s first flight around the world.

China sees record investments in renewable tech, will introduce carbon trading scheme

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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.

Leadership Makes a Difference on Climate – Especially This Week

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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.

China and Iran plan Solar, Wind and other Power Developments

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Solar-powered plane’s round-the-world journey underway!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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A suite of mobile solar-powered lamps have completely changed the lives of hundreds of villagers in Mali.

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GE Sets Green Tech Shop in Israel

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GE looks to create wind, solar and smart grid technologies with Israeli engineers. SolarEdge Solar Company Lip Dubs Light On for New Year Cheer.

Israel Utility Envisions Territory Near Gaza Covered In Solar Fields

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Were Tesla’s Solar Innovations “Buried&# by Big Oil? um, really?

US revises tariff on Chinese solar imports

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Surbhi Sharma: Solar energy being one of the most effective and efficient alternate modes of energy, is the future. based solar companies.