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X Unveils Energy Storage Project – Malta

X - Project Malta - energy storage

U.S. tech firm X is working on technology it says could compete on price with other current energy storage methods – and it’s approaching commercial prototype stage.

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Sustainable Shipping Sea Trials On The Horizon

Aquarius MRE - Eco Marine Power

Japan’s Eco Marine Power is preparing for sea trials next year of a rigid sail and solar power system designed for use on bulk carriers.

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Sono Motors’ Solar Powered Sion EV Officially Unveiled

Sono Motors - Sion Electric Vehicle

Touting it as the solar car for everyone, Munich’s Sono Motors unveiled a fully functional prototype of its Sion electric vehicle last week.

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Fossil Fuels – Billions In Subsidies, Trillions In Health Costs

Fossil fuel subsidies

A new report says health costs associated with fossil fuel use in G20 countries are more than six times higher than the substantial subsidies the oil, gas and coal sectors receive.

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What is a PERC Solar Panel?

perc solar panel

Update 16th April 2019:  Many PERC panels have suffered from LeTID deterioration problems since this article was written.  This article here goes into the problem and this article on the MC Electrical blog covers it in detail and gives information on which PERC panels are resistant to LeTID. Solar panel manufacturers crave efficiency.  I’m not […]

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Green Light For More Large-Scale Solar Projects In New South Wales

Large scale solar power in NSW

NSW Department of Planning and Environment has approved four major solar power projects to be constructed in the west of the state.

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Renewables And Batteries To Increasingly Squeeze Out Gas In South Australia

Battery storage - South Australia

A new report states 2025 could see renewables and batteries in a position to overtake gas in South Australia’s energy mix for managing peak loads.

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Junee Shire Community Power Project Meeting Next Week

Solar power in Junee

Residents of Junee in New South Wales have been invited to a Council-supported meeting that will gauge the level of interest in solar power and other alternative energy technologies in the area.

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Jinko Solar And SunPower Announce Panel Supply Deals

Jinko Solar and SunPower

Module manufacturers Jinko Solar and SunPower are continuing to power ahead, with both companies announcing major panel supply deals.

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Aquion Energy Back In The Salt Water Battery Business

Aquion Energy - sodium-ion battery

U.S. battery company Aquion Energy has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy status with new owners at the helm and renewed confidence in its future.

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