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solar energy

The future looks bright for solar energy

Solar energy has come a long way in a decade and the future is also looking bright. Back in 2010, the global market was small and highly dependent on subsidy regimes in countries such as Germany and Italy. This year there will be more than 115 gigawatts (GW) of solar installed across the world, which […]

Solar Energy Satellite

Beaming Solar Energy From Space

The United States Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has been interested in developing a system that would harvest solar energy in space to be beamed back to Earth. The solar energy would be collected on a satellite in Earth’s orbit, there the energy would be converted into radio frequency so that it could be beamed […]

Tesco's green electricity

Tesco unveils major green electricity project

Supermarket giant Tesco has announced a major green electricity project, including the installation of solar panels on 187 of its sites covering 335,000m2. The project will also include a ground-mounted solar farm and five onshore wind farms. In total, the new projects will generate enough power for the equivalent of 140,000 homes.

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