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US Mayors Resolve to Increase Solar Energy Usage

A cross-party group of 180 mayors in America has resolved to put solar power front and center of plans to encourage their local communities to use more clean energy.
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Africa Tempted by $1 Billion Solar Investment from India

India is to extend credit to African countries to help revolutionize solar power across the continent. The Indian Ministry for External Affairs said it would seek to support 23 solar projects in 13 countries.
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Dubai to Create World’s Largest Single-Site Solar Park

Dubai is to provide clean energy to an extra 270,000 homes with the final stage of installation at the world's largest single-site solar energy park.
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France and India Reaffirm Their Commitment to Solar Power

France is committing 700 million Euros to the India-based International Solar Alliance as part of a bi-partisan clean energy strategy.
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5 Things You Should Know About Solar Panels Before Installing Them in Your Home

Here are important factors you need to consider before installing a solar panel system in your own home or business.
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How Solar Panels Work [Infographic]

Check out this interactive infographic to understand what goes into these clean energy generators and the chemical reactions that take place in order to provide renewable energy for your home.
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What Are Solar Panels Made Of?

By connecting multiple solar cells to one another, more electricity and higher amounts of voltage are created. Once these are all connected together, they form a solar panel.
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Phase One of the World’s Largest Solar Park Goes Online in India

At 5,261 hectares – with the land rented from more than 2,000 farmers – the park is anticipated to change the landscape of electric generation in the world's biggest democracy.
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Largest Floating Solar Energy Farm at Sea Planned for the Netherlands

An ambitious $1.48 million project to create the world's first floating solar energy farm at sea has been unveiled for the Netherlands.
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Solar Energy Grows More Affordable as Panel Prices Fall Faster Than Experts Predicted

The cost of solar panels is decreasing faster than anyone expected. The price drop is attributed to fierce competition and the advances in every part of the solar panel technology sector.