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Follow the latest developments in solar technology, with news about new products that leverage power generated from solar cells.

The effective capture and use of solar energy offers us the opportunity to revolutionize our global power consumption – and solar technology will lead us on the path to a clean energy future.

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This Artificial Vision Can Calibrate an Entire Solar Field in a Single Night

Researchers have come up with a vision that enables solar field calibration to be completed in a matter of hours, reducing the time and workforce needed in the current calibration system for CSP (Concentrated Solar Power) plant.
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Lightsource BP Finishes Its First Solar Project in India

Lightsource BP has successfully finished its first utility-scale solar project in Maharashtra, India. The UK Solar Projects and Smart Energy Solutions Company was awarded the contract through a highly competitive (450MW) tender process that ended in September 2016.
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Uganda Receives 1.9bn Funding For Their Solar Energy Sector from the American Government

The money (equivalent to 500,000 U.S dollars) was offered through Power Africa Uganda Accelerator and will be channeled through Uganda Solar Energy Association (USEA) to facilitate the increase of clean energy generation and access to electricity among Uganda's rural and urban citizens.
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Market Imbalance as China Announces Solar Subsidy Cuts

A drastic drop is expected in the global solar energy demand after China announced solar subsidy cuts. This sudden contraction will affect the solar panel producers who've already been struggling to remain in business. 
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Energy Store for Solar Power Halves Energy Costs

An engineering project by students in Texas is working towards solving the energy sector's biggest question: how to store solar power efficiently.

The Shifting Trends of Global Energy Usage [Infographic]

Take a look at the emerging energy trends and find which countries are using them most effectively in the infographic below.

Rise of Rooftop Energy Storage [Infographic]

We’ve looked into which countries are using the most solar power worldwide, how solar panels work and what the latest innovations are, detailed precisely in this infographic
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7 Excellent Tips to Be Eco-Friendly Even If You Live On Campus

College students are known for their active involvement in many movements and one of those movements is definitely living an eco-friendly life. If you are one of those students, this article has some options to tell which will help you do your part in keeping our environment clean and healthy.
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New Battery Prototype Stores Solar and Wind Energy

Scientists have created a new water-based battery that can store wind and solar energy which can be plugged back into the national grid.
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Solar Panels: Which Ones are the Best?

A study by US-based MIT researchers has revealed that choosing the best solar cell for a given location or use is not as simple as it could be.