30 Aug '12, 6pm

Argument Over the Value of Solar Focuses on Spain: Analysts disagree on whether the energy returned from solar i...

Oil producers are working harder than ever to replace their reserves and, increasingly, turning to nonconventional petroleum sources such as Canada's tarry bitumen and ultra-deepwater offshore wells . As they do so, they are investing more energy to deliver each new barrel of oil. Similar trends are playing out for natural gas and coal, and a growing number of energy analysts are worried. They see these accelerating trends—what they call fossil fuels' declining energy return on investment, or EROI—as an ill portent for the global economy. 
 The critical question for the future is whether renewable energy sources can fill the gap, sustaining the energy surplus that has supported explosive growth in human life span and population since the industrial revolution. A book due out later this year promises a hard-nosed look at solar energy—the fastest growing form of renewable en...

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Solar Dawn, as its name suggests, is a CSP project with aspirations as a catalyst. Based near Chinchilla — "Australia's me...

Italian Solar Generation Surpasses Wind for Fir...

wind-works.org 30 Aug '12, 7pm

Italian Solar Generation Surpasses Wind for First Time Renewables Now Meet One-Quarter of Italy's Electricity Supply Solar...

Strong on Solar: Australia Eyes CSP Leadership

renewableenergyworld.com 29 Aug '12, 1pm

Solar Dawn, as its name suggests, is a CSP project with aspirations as a catalyst. Based near Chinchilla — "Australia's me...

Italian Solar Generation Surpasses Wind for First Time

Italian Solar Generation Surpasses Wind for Fir...

renewableenergyworld.com 31 Aug '12, 1pm

This may be the first time that a developed country has generated more electricity with solar PV than with wind energy. Ge...

Q-Cells and Hanwha: Solar Geopolitics Gets Messy

renewableenergyworld.com 30 Aug '12, 6pm

The creditors of the German company agreed to the sale with a vote on Wednesday, though the sale still requires regulatory...

Q-Cells and Hanwha: Solar Geopolitics Gets Messy

renewableenergyworld.com 30 Aug '12, 6pm

The creditors of the German company agreed to the sale with a vote on Wednesday, though the sale still requires regulatory...

Whether wind or solar, weather or not @ArcticRo...

windenergy.com 02 Sep '12, 8pm

Wind turbine helps Arctic rowing pioneers set record AIR Breeze wind turbine becomes a part of a record-setting Arctic row...

Cheap Solar Comes to Boston

Cheap Solar Comes to Boston

triplepundit.com 31 Aug '12, 9am

Residents and businesses in Boston can pay less for electricity produced from solar energy than conventional sources, than...

Saving Bankrupt Cities With Solar: Municipaliti...

solarfeeds.com 29 Aug '12, 4pm

Municipalities and county and local agencies all over the U.S. are beginning to discover solar can generate revenues. The ...

"adding salt to water makes the water boil fast...

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New Measurement System Could Improve Solar Energy Efficiency

New Measurement System Could Improve Solar Ener...

cleantechnica.com 03 Sep '12, 3pm

A versatile new measurement system has been devised that can accurately and quickly measure the electric power output of s...

PV System Values: Solar Energy Needs Electrical...

renewableenergyworld.com 31 Aug '12, 6pm

In 2002 the California Energy Commission Public Interest Energy Research (CEC PIER) funded an investigation into the value...

Can a “Value of Solar Tariff” Replace Net Energy Metering?: Ten U.S. utilities currently account for 70 percen...

Can a “Value of Solar Tariff” Replace Net Energ...

greentechmedia.com 24 Aug '12, 3pm

Ten U.S. utilities currently account for 70 percent of all net energy metering (NEM) -- but most solar companies and utili...

US #solar industry association comes out in sup...

renewableenergyworld.com 01 Sep '12, 11am

“We agree with Governor Romney that a level playing field is critical; smart policy that’s good for traditional energy sou...