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Creating solar energy from trash

Electricity and hot water are a given in many parts of the world, but in the marginalised town of Garin, north of the Argentinian capital Buenos Aires, there used to be…

Electricity and hot water are a given in many parts of the world, but in the marginalised town of Garin, north of the Argentinian capital Buenos Aires, there used to be…

Environment

The Moroccan gateway to Cop 22

Morocco is leading the way in solar energy and benefiting from its most powerful natural resource while protecting the environment and creating jobs

Morocco is leading the way in solar energy and benefiting from its most powerful natural resource while protecting the environment and creating jobs

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Japan: Opportunities in the field of renewable energy

The market for renewable energy is experiencing a real surge in Japan and should continue to develop. What opportunities are there for European

The market for renewable energy is experiencing a real surge in Japan and should continue to develop. What opportunities are there for European

Business

Tesla SolarCity merger approved

Electric car maker Tesla is to buy its sister company SolarCity which makes solar panels. CEO Elon Musk is the largest shareholder in both firms and chairman of SolarCity.

Electric car maker Tesla is to buy its sister company SolarCity which makes solar panels. CEO Elon Musk is the largest shareholder in both firms and chairman of SolarCity.

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Tesla's Musk unveils plans to make electric trucks and buses

Tesla's boss Elon Musk has unveiled an ambitious expansion plan to build electric trucks and buses as well as set up car sharing and solar energy systems.

Tesla's boss Elon Musk has unveiled an ambitious expansion plan to build electric trucks and buses as well as set up car sharing and solar energy systems.

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Solar Impulse lands in Spain after Atlantic crossing

A solar-powered airplane lands in Spain on Thursday morning (June 23) after its trans-Atlantic flight on the latest leg of its globe-circling voyage.

A solar-powered airplane lands in Spain on Thursday morning (June 23) after its trans-Atlantic flight on the latest leg of its globe-circling voyage.

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Solar Impulse aircraft lands in Phoenix, Arizona

Solar Impulse has arrived in Phoenix, Arizona after successfully completing the tenth leg of its record-breaking bid to circle the globe. The

Solar Impulse has arrived in Phoenix, Arizona after successfully completing the tenth leg of its record-breaking bid to circle the globe. The

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Solar Impulse successfully crosses Pacific Ocean

Solar Impulse has successfully crossed the Pacific Ocean to land at Moffett Federal Airfield in California. The aircraft, which is fuelled entirely

Solar Impulse has successfully crossed the Pacific Ocean to land at Moffett Federal Airfield in California. The aircraft, which is fuelled entirely

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Solar Impulse 2 continues its attempt to circumnavigate the planet

A solar-powered plane attempting to circumnavigate the planet took off on Thursday to continue its record-breaking journey. The Solar Impulse 2 will

A solar-powered plane attempting to circumnavigate the planet took off on Thursday to continue its record-breaking journey. The Solar Impulse 2 will

Science_technology

A greener road ahead?

Electric vehicles are a reality, and scientists are now looking ahead. They are exploring new frontiers to make them safer, more reliable, more

Electric vehicles are a reality, and scientists are now looking ahead. They are exploring new frontiers to make them safer, more reliable, more

Science_technology

Takeaway: the electric restaurant car

Funny car, isn´t it? Its solar cells not only feed its two electric motors… … but also its kitchen. This prototype has been designed by

Funny car, isn´t it? Its solar cells not only feed its two electric motors… … but also its kitchen. This prototype has been designed by

Science_technology

Solar panels take to the water as new farms flourish

Europe’s largest floating solar farm is ready to switch on. Built on a reservoir, (the Queen Elizabeth II), near Heathrow airport in Britain, the

Europe’s largest floating solar farm is ready to switch on. Built on a reservoir, (the Queen Elizabeth II), near Heathrow airport in Britain, the

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Dutch team unveils sleek solar-powered bike

A Dutch startup has teamed up with a group of engineering students to develop a prototype for a new electric bike that charges itself using solar

A Dutch startup has teamed up with a group of engineering students to develop a prototype for a new electric bike that charges itself using solar

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Solar Impulse undergoes test flight to continue its global journey

A solar powered plane attempting to circumnavigate the globe has made a test flight over the US state of Hawaii. It’s getting ready to continue its

A solar powered plane attempting to circumnavigate the globe has made a test flight over the US state of Hawaii. It’s getting ready to continue its

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Morocco's gigantic solar power plant gets the big switch on

Morocco has officially turned on a a gigantic solar power plant in the Sahara Desert. It is the first part of a planned project to provide renewable

Morocco has officially turned on a a gigantic solar power plant in the Sahara Desert. It is the first part of a planned project to provide renewable

Business

Spain's solar energy firm Abengoa begins insolvency proceedings

Spain’s troubled renewable energy company Abengoa is said to have begun insolvency proceedings after talks with a potential investor broke down. The

Spain’s troubled renewable energy company Abengoa is said to have begun insolvency proceedings after talks with a potential investor broke down. The

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Solar cars try to make hay while the sun shines

This is action from the world’s largest solar electric vehicle event in Australia, which race organisers are saying is the closest ever contested

This is action from the world’s largest solar electric vehicle event in Australia, which race organisers are saying is the closest ever contested

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China's solar ambitions

China wants to become the world’s leading producer of solar energy and is investing massively in solar panels that now cover huge swathes of desert

China wants to become the world’s leading producer of solar energy and is investing massively in solar panels that now cover huge swathes of desert