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Panasonic Sets New Solar Cell Efficiency Record

Published on April 20th, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan

There are a few companies and institutes that stand out when I think of solar efficiency records. NREL, Sharp, SunPower, First Solar, Fraunhofer, and Panasonic are key ones that come to mind for me. Panasonic has ... Read More


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1st Solar Cell Created 60 Years Ago (VIDEO)

1st Solar Cell Created 60 Years Ago (VIDEO)

Published on April 20th, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan

As we noted a couple weeks ago in a guest post from John Perlin, author of Let It Shine: The 6000-Year Story of Solar Energy, we’re coming up on the 60th birthday of the solar cell. “On April ... Read More


Carbon Pricing

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Al Gore On Climate Change Crisis

Published on April 19th, 2014 | by Scott Cooney

Originally published on Green Living Ideas. Former Vice President Al Gore delivered a powerful address to a packed house at the Stan Sheriff Center at the University of Hawaii at Manoa this week. Environmentally, Gore is ... Read More


Agriculture

Sahara Forest Project

Sahara Forest Project Grows Food, And Biofuel

Published on April 19th, 2014 | by Tina Casey

We’ve been following the Sahara Forest Project in Qatar since 2008, but somehow we missed an interesting connection with the US Department of Energy. The connection is the Energy Department’s Algae Biomass Consortium, of which the ... Read More


Clean Power

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IPCC Report’s Guidelines For Adequate Climate Combat

Published on April 19th, 2014 | by Guest Contributor

Originally published on Desmog Canada. By Carol Linnitt If you’ve come across any of the recent headlines on the release of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, you’re probably feeling pretty low. The doom and gloom ... Read More


CO2 Emissions

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Methane Emissions Questions Gas Being ‘Bridge’ Fuel

Published on April 19th, 2014 | by Guest Contributor

Originally published on Climate Central. By Bobby Magill Natural gas as a means to produce electricity is being hailed by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change as the fuel that can act as a “bridge” between carbon-heavy coal and zero-carbon ... Read More


Cars

TalkSolar

1st TalkSolar + CleanTechnica Podcast! (Tables Turned)

Published on April 19th, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan

As announced the other day, TalkSolar and CleanTechnica have teamed up for TalkSolar’s second season. The first show was on Thursday (shows are broadcast live on Thursdays at noon EST / 9 am PST on BlogTalkRadio). Since ... Read More


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