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Researchers get A$1m to develop solar power system that works at night

15 July 2019 - 18:01
Researchers at Curtin University are working on a thermal battery that is part of the Concentrated Solar Power system being developed by United Sun Systems, which requires a battery to store and release energy to enable non-stop solar power generation.

China’s Fight Against Pollution to Generate Billions in Solar Income

14 July 2019 - 19:28
China’s efforts to reduce some of the world’s worst air pollution are having a bonus positive effect, as they are improving the country’s potential to generate solar power by allowing more sunlight to reach the surface of the planet in that part of the world.

Iran 90% self-sufficient in renewables equipment

12 July 2019 - 21:58
Head of Iran’s Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Organization (known as SATBA) said on Thursday that currently 90 percent of the equipment used in the country’s renewable power plants are manufactured inside the country.

10MW solar farm goes operational in southeastern Iran

9 July 2019 - 01:16
A 10-megawatt solar power plant was inaugurated in Kerman province southeastern Iran last week.

China Remains a Leader in Renewable Energy

2 July 2019 - 16:13
While China remains the world's largest producer of carbon emissions—where air pollution is still responsible for more than 1 million premature deaths a year—the Asian power is also the biggest investor in renewable energy.

Iran: Renewables Viable in Summer

2 July 2019 - 16:07
When thermal and combined-cycle power plants cannot meet the high electricity demand during the peak hours of summer when the temperature and consumption both shoot up, renewables can help generate the required electricity, a board member of Iran Renewable Energy Association said.

Renewable energy sources in the US now outstrip coal

27 June 2019 - 19:50
While the United States’ coal industry has been for years losing ground to alternative energy sources, including shale and natural gas, renewables have surpassed the fossil fuel for the first time, official data shows.

Clean Electricity Overtaking Fossil Fuels in Britain

25 June 2019 - 14:39
For the first time since the Industrial Revolution, Britain is obtaining more power from zero-carbon sources than fossil fuels.

Norway’s $1Trillion Fund Eyes Renewable Assets

8 April 2019 - 16:07
Weeks after Norway’s government proposed that the country’s $1-trillion fund divest from pure exploration and production oil companies, the cabinet said that it will allow the world’s biggest sovereign wealth fund to invest in unlisted renewable energy infrastructure.

China Taking Worldwide Lead in Wind Power

6 April 2019 - 21:52
Renewable energy demand and capacity are growing explosively. When looking at numbers for wind energy production, China stands above all other countries.
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