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Israeli solar power plant to generate electricity day and night

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Solar energy is a pretty hot topic right now. But the problem has remained of how to use solar energy without any sun – when it gets dark!

8 Practical Ways to Use Solar Energy

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Although solar energy has been around for decades now, its popularity has only started to pick up speed in the residential sense.

Egypt to shine with a new $3.5 BIL solar plant!

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Hareon will supply the solar modules, and RWE will operate and maintain the plants. billion.

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

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KarmSolar is an Egyptian company dedicated to bolstering solar energy use. Image of K armSolar workers and solar panels from

Solar project brings affordable energy to Palestinian homes

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We don’t often hear good news coming from Palestine, but solar energy advances for Palestinian households are something to celebrate.

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Loans for rooftop solar are heating up in Egypt

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Two Egyptian banks are moving into green lending with an initiative to finance rooftop solar power systems for residential consumers.

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Jews and Arabs turn on Mideast solar project for West Bank farmers

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The Auja solar project provides around 25,000 watts of power from its 3,000 sq. Palestinians embrace solar to reduce dependency on Israel.

World’s largest solar power plant goes live in Morocco

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When the full fit-out is complete, the 350 MW plant will be the single largest solar power production facility in the world. Energy

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

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

Solar Energy Women Wanted East!

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Image of girl in the sun via Shutterstock. :: Women in Solar on LinkedIn. Nobody can deny that tax-free living is a big draw for many. Energy

Turkey’s Designnobis turns plastic bottles into solar-powered lanterns

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” Related: WakaWaka provides solar-powered lighting for Syrian refugees.

Mystery energies of solar power solved!

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Their discovery may lead to more efficient solar energy harvesting. Energy photovoltaic energy PV solar Solar Energy

Solar-Powered ‘Desert Cascades’ Cube Gushes Water in the Desert

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Still in its conceptual phase, this art project proposes a self-powering cube of solar panels that collects water vapor from humidity in the air.

How You Can Afford Solar Panels For Your Home

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I have long been an advocate for rooftop photovoltaic solar panels. solar energy solar panels These emission-free gadgets quietly convert sunshine into usable electricity for your home. You can reduce your electric bill to near zero in the best cases, and significantly in any case. Here […].

Practical Solar Powered Innovations for Developing Countries

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Solar powered lighting devices such as one called d.light S20  can provide up to 8 hours of light after being charged by solar cells (see photo below).

This New Solar Cell Is 50 Times Thinner Than a Human Hair

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It is one-thousandth the thickness of an equivalent glass-based solar cell—the ones you are probably most familiar with.

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Bahrain generates oil and brains using 5 MW solar power

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The $25 million project installed solar energy units in three locations: in Awali, with a 1.6 Energy Bahrain oil industry Solar Energy

Solar-sintered Sand Babel tower grows above and below desert dunes

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We knew that someone would put Markus Keyser’s amazing solar sinter to good use! The project is comprised of two main sections.

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Qatar Solar Buys into Germany’s SolarWorld

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Qatar Solar has purchased a stake in SolarWorld AG to give the firm a much needed fiscal boost. Called

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Storing Solar Energy in Rust, From Israel

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Scientists at Technion, Israel’s institute of technology recently found a new way to store solar energy. Fe2O3.nH2O. All about rust.

Chamelic Invents Answer for Desert Solar & Dust!

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The huge and visionary Desertec Industrial Initiative (Dii) plan to ship vast amounts of solar to Europe has one glaring potential weakness.

Sunny Solar Outlook For Middle East and North Africa

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Conservation of oil for export is driving Saudi’s solar targets : 16GW of PV and 25GW of CSP by 2030. Turkey’s The full report is?

Stick the Solar-Powered Window Socket on Glass and Watch it Charge

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The panels absorb solar energy, which is then converted into electric energy by an embedded converter.

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Solar Plant Stopped Killing Birds: One Weird Trick!

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The Brightsoruce Power Plant, in California, uses mirrors to concentrate solar energy to nearly a single point, where things get so hot you can melt metal. Nearby, in the air, the concentrated solar energy can be so high that a bird flying by can become vaporized. It just turns into gas and dust. Also, cats kill many more per year.

Ladies of Solar Unite – at the Women Solar Seminar in Dubai

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Support the ladies of solar; be a part of the change! If this is true, then it’s important to band together in order to bridge the gap.

Solar Impulse 2 plane will circumnavigate Earth in 2015

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The Swiss duo now plans to circumnavigate the world in a next-generation solar aircraft named the Solar Impulse 2. The 3.8

Sun-Believable Solar Nanotechnology Paint May Revolutionize Renewables

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team of scientists and engineers led by Professor Prashant Kamat is generating energy from solar paint. There is also criticism.

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Israeli Parliament Plans to be Solar Secure by 2014

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

Solar Roadways: energy-generating roads that light up at night

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Turns out, thanks to a highly successful Indiegogo campaign, Solar Roadways may be coming to a highway near you.

TIGI’s Honeycomb Solar Collector Wins Big Euro Award

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Last Wednesday in Munich, Germany, Israeli solar energy company TIGI Ltd. Israel Embraces Solar As It Races Towards 2020 Clean Energy.

Egypt and MENA Set to Exploit Solar Power?

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Ask any tourist, or come to that, any solar panel maker pulling in the profits. Plenty of solar energy to exploit then. hours a day.

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Solar retreat in the Liwa Desert – futuristic functionality or rich man’s folly?

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Design Energy alternative energy architecture green building solar power sustainable designBut in the Middle East, water is a greater priority.

Going Solar: The 21st Century Family Home Project

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The Copelands’ home solar project. Home Solar Amidst an Energy Boom. The benefits of home solar are popping up daily. 2013).

Jacob Karni’s Solar Turns Brown Coal Into Clean Fuel

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Greenearth energy looks to Israeli solar tech to make use of Oz’s vast brown coal resources. Jacob Karni from the Weizmann. Jacob Karni.

The US Solar Market Is Growing Ridiculously Fast

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New analysis from the energy market research firm GTM paints a picture of the awesome year solar installers in the United States have ahead of them.

PV solar bridge for breakout net-zero Falcon Island development

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It’s slated for construction in  Ras-al-Khaimah , the emirate north of Dubai, and it’s going gangbusters with solar energy.

First Practical Sun-Powered Car Stella Wins World Solar Challenge 2013

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The latter are flipped up to optimize solar absorption and generate energy while the car is not in use.

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Turkey subsidizes solar donkeys so shepherds can use laptops

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Solar power serves both purposes.” . Green Tech and Gadgets clean tech renewable energy solar Image via Hurriyet Daily.

Speak With Sarah Silverman When You Support Galapagos Solar Campaign

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By 2020, Energiya plans to spend $20 billion on 10,000 MW of solar capacity in countries as far afield as Rwanda and Romania. Cue star power.

Can solar panels boost green roof productivity? New study asks

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Energy Green Roof Israel solar panels It is basically the question can 1+1=3? Green Roof researchers pouring coffee on it.