India’s NTPC Plans 5 Gigawatt Solar Power Park

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India’s largest power generation company is planning to set up large-scale solar power parks in the western part of the country.

10 Cool Solar Power Stories You May Have Missed

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This one is 100% focused on solar power. Too much cleantech news is a good thing, but it sometimes means I need to stuff a bunch of big stories into one article.

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A Solar-Powered Tesla

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In late 2012, I went to the Miami International Auto Show and had my first experience in a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV). My brother-in-law and I took a ride in a Fisker Karma inside the Miami Beach Convention Center.

Toyota & Sharp Working On Solar Powered Prius

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Toyota is testing high efficiency solar panels supplied by Sharp to extend the range of its Prius Prime. Cars Clean Power Clean Transport Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Solar Panels Prius Prius Prime sharp sharp solar panels solar powered Prius Toyota

Largest US Solar Power Plant Will Be Built On Public Land. Is That A Problem?

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The largest solar power plant in the United States will be constructed on federal land northeast of Las Vegas, Nevada. Clean Power Solar Energy Solar Power Plants Bureau of Land Management Gemini solar power plant Nevada Las Vegas Nevada NV Energy Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners

Municipal Power Companies In Florida Plan 223.5 Megawatt Solar Power Plant

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12 municipal power companies in Florida and the Florida Municipal Power Agency have agreed to purchase power from a 223.5 MW solar power plant in central Florida owned and operated by NextEra Energy. Clean Power Solar Energy Solar Power Plants 223.5

If You Can’t Do Nuclear, Try (Concentrating) Solar Power Instead

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Bill Gates was going to save the planet with breakthrough nuclear technology, but his new concentrating solar power venture is breaking through first. Clean Power Solar Energy Bill Gates bill gross concentrating solar power CSP Edisun Microgrids Heliogen terrapower

First Utility-Scale Floating Solar Power Plant For Germany

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Ciel & Terre recently announced the launching of a new utility-scale 750 kWp floating solar array in Renchen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Clean Power Interviews Solar Energy Ciel & Terre floating solar power Germany

Target Has Installed 500 Solar Power Systems

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corporate solar power installers for 5 straight years, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), committed to achieving 500 solar power installations by 2020. In 2015, Target, one of the top U.S.

Solar Powered Nissan Leaf — Video Update!

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CleanTechnica and EVObsession appreciate the innovative, including early EV adopters. Although we support the wonders of icons such as Elon Musk and his oh so Zen Teslas, we also value every other EV.

Electric Vehicles Take Center Stage At Solar Power International 2019

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At Solar Power International in Salt Lake City, Utah this year, one of the key themes was the integration of electric vehicle charging infrastructure into the fold of the solar-powered smart home.

Wind & Solar Power Will Dominate 2020 In US, Despite Trump

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Trump does not like wind and solar power, but the market absolutely loves wind and solar power. The EIA predicts wind, solar, hydro, and energy storage will be 78% of new electrical generation capacity in 2020. Clean Power Solar Energy Wind Energy EIA Texas US

100% Solar Power In A Snap For Fifth Third Bank, So Where’s Everyone Else?

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With a single solar power purchase agreement, Fifth Third Bank shows how companies can accelerate the renewable energy transition, one state at a time. Clean Power Solar Energy Solar Power Plants Electricity Energy Fifth Third Bancorp Renewable Energy schneider electric SunEnergy1

Metamorphosis In Fukushima — Installing 11 Solar Power Plants & 10 Wind Power Plants

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How does one renew an area devastated by nuclear waste? I think of brilliant Kirusowa's film Dreams. One of the dreams depicts the horror and abyss after the fallout of a nuclear accident. Indeed, in real life, there are farmlands in Japan that are ruined, land that cannot be cultivated anymore.

Squad Mobility Redefines Affordable With Its $6,300 Solar-Powered Urban Electric Vehicle

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Upstart Squad Mobility set up shop in Amsterdam to develop a new generation of urban solar electric vehicles at truly affordable prices. And by affordable, they mean affordable, with a target retail price of €5,750 (ex. VAT) / $6,300.

Lightyear Hosts Public Q&A About Its Solar-Powered Electric Vehicle

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After an initial review of the first drivable prototype earlier this year, the team at Lightyear has taken to the internet to host a public Q&A about its solar powered Lightyear One electric vehicle.

MAD Architects unveils solar-powered Hyperloop transit system

Inhabitat - Innovation

The avant-garde architecture of Beijing-based MAD Architects has merged with Hyperloop’s futuristic transportation technologies with the unveiling of a new, solar-powered rapid transit system

Electric-Hybrid Yacht With 26 KW Of Solar Power Under Construction

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The Silent 80, from Silent Yachts, is a trans-ocean electric-hybrid catamaran with a 26 kW solar power system onboard. Boats Clean Power Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Solar Energy Solar Panels Silent Yachts

This minimalist, solar-powered home stands strong against earthquakes

Inhabitat - Innovation

The modern, solar-powered home is situated on a hilly slope with the help of a protective and stabilizing wall along a surrounding orchard

Id Mjahdi Is Africa’s First Fully Solar-Powered Village

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A small village in Morocco, Id Mjahdi, has become the first village on the entire continent of Africa to become completely powered by the warm rays of the sun. Africa contributes to less than 1% of global solar power capacity, according to the International Energy Agency, but solar is very competitive there. Clean Power Community Solar Consumer Technology Grid Microgrids Solar Energy Africa cleanergy Id Mjahdi Mohamed Lasry Morocco

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Lightyear Electric Car With Solar Power Goes For Test Drive (Video + Interview)

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The Lightyear electric car with its own solar power system has already been written about on CleanTechnica, but Fully Charged recently made a video showing one moving under its own power, so it seemed appropriate to revisit this intriguing vehicle with an interview.

Indian Hydro Power Generator Floats 2 Gigawatt Solar Tender

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India's largest hydro power generation company has issued one of the largest-ever solar power tenders in the country's history.

1.19 Gigawatts Of Solar Power For The Land Of The Gigafactory

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Softbank Wins 330 Megawatts Of Capacity In India’s Undersubscribed Solar Tender

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Softbank-backed SB Energy managed to grab a large portion of the capacity auctioned in the a grossly undersubscribed solar power tender in India.

Ad Astra, With Solar Power (& A Weird New Form Of Nuclear Power) | #CleanTechnica Exclusive Interview

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The powerful new movie Ad Astra gives solar power fans a lot to chew on while plumbing the mysteries of outer space and the human soul. Clean Power Media Solar Energy Ad Astra Electricity Energy films movies Renewable Energy

US Energy Dept. Has A Solar Power Message For Coal: Get Lost!

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The cost of solar power is set for yet another steep slide at the expense of coal, regardless of the love showered on coal miners by the Commander-in-Chief. Clean Power Solar Energy co2 emissions DERs distributed energy Electricity Energy Renewable Energy

All Eyes On New Community Solar Power Program In Wappingers Falls, New York

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The village of Wappingers Falls, New York, is looking to a new community solar power program for sustainable economic development. Clean Power Community Solar Solar Energy CleanChoice Energy New York Renewable Energy Wappingers Falls

2,000 gigawatts of solar power needed for 100% renewables

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would need 1,500 GW of utility-scale solar power and 500 GW of rooftop solar to reach 100% renewable energy by 2050, according to a plan developed by Stanford engineering professor Mark Jacobson and seven co-authors. Battery capacity of 3,300 GW would balance solar and wind power — […]. Source: William Driscoll, PV Magazine, Jan 6 2020 The U.S.

More Solar Power To Drive The All-Electric Economy Of The Sparkling Green Future

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Solar, Storage, & EV Charging: The Holy Trinity Of Home Energy Management At #SPI2019

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Solar Power International landed in Salt Lake City, Utah this year and CleanTechnica was on the ground meeting with the change makers, the disruptors, the doers, the movers, and the shakers.

Coal Makes A Comeback In India, New Capacity Up 73% In 2019

CleanTechnica

India witnessed a sharp rise in new coal-based power generation capacity last year, with dirty power plants accounting for 44% of the total new power generation capacity added in the country.

This smart furniture features solar-powered charging ports

Inhabitat - Innovation

The furniture is outfitted with solar panels to generate clean energy for charging USB ports

2019 Solar Power International Product Preview

Solar Power World

SEIA and SEPA are bringing the global solar community together in the Beehive State for Solar Power International and Energy Storage International, as part of North America Smart Energy Week.

Chattanooga becomes first 100% solar-powered airport in US

Inhabitat - Innovation

Tennessee’s fourth largest city, Chatanooga, becomes the first American airport to be 100 percent solar powered – and joins only a handful of airports who claim the same across the world. This is a momentous day for the Chattanooga Airport as we complete our solar farm and achieve a major sustainability milestone,” said Terry Hart, president and CEO of the Chattanooga

India Plans 55 Gigawatts Of Solar & Wind Capacity Along Pakistan Border

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Cambridge students create the UKs most efficient solar-powered electric car

Inhabitat - Innovation

Helia is a solar-powered electric car that is so energy efficient, it can travel more than 500 miles at 50 miles per hour on the same amount of power it takes to boil a kettle

India Added 50 Gigawatts Of Renewable Energy Capacity In Last Five Years

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Sculptural, solar-powered home generates more energy than it uses

Inhabitat - Innovation

Certified LEED Platinum, the single-family home offsets all its energy use with a 10 kW rooftop solar array and geothermal wells drilled beneath the driveway

2 Tesla Powerwalls + Solar Power + Tesla Model 3 = True Energy Freedom

CleanTechnica

They make many videos about electric vehicles and this one includes an EV, a Tesla Model 3, but it’s more about how Tesla’s Powerwalls operate when paired with a rooftop solar system. Fully Charged just released another very informative video about sustainable living.

Green Mountain Power Introduces Plan That Allows Homeowners To Sell Solar Power Direct To Businesses

CleanTechnica

Green Mountain Power is leading the way to the future in the utility industry. This month, it has become the first US utility to allow rooftop solar customers to sell power to businesses directly on an app-based trading platform developed by LO3 Energy.