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First Solar won world record for energy efficiency of its solar panels

A new world record for energy efficiency in thin film solar panels was set up by First Solar.

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$2 million award to provide clean energy to clean vehicles efficiently

The two-year project, supported by the South Coast Air Quality Management District and involving a number of public and private partners, will build solar arrays, advanced battery storage, vehicle charging stations, an electric trolley, and a grid management system to provide clean energy to clean vehicles efficiently.

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Hydrogen and graphene

Graphene has engendered high expectations whereof its extreme properties depend on the fact that it consists of a single sheet of carbon atoms.

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US’s renewable energy versus nuclear power

Threehugger published an article based on the information from the Energy Information Agency about renewable energy in United States.

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Coffee to produce renewable electricity

The Energy and Environmental Research Center – EERC at the University of North Dakota announced that it is “leading a project to develop an efficient renewable electricity technology for coffee-processing plants.”

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Graphene pioneers – Professors Andre Geim and Kostya Novoselov – have been knighted

Professors Andre Geim and Kostya Novoselov, who demonstrated the remarkable properties of wonder material graphene, have been knighted in the New Year Honours list.

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Nanoparticles to get energy through a solar paint

Solar paint use semiconducting nanoparticles to produce energy.

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100-percent-plus in operating solar cells

Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have reported the first solar cell that produces a photocurrent that has an external quantum efficiency greater than 100 percent when photoexcited with photons from the high energy region of the solar spectrum.

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More LED lighting packages to celebrate the season

This year, more than ever, businesses and people are using light emitting diode (LED) for holiday lights to celebrate the season.

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Honda aims to improve its diesel engine technology in the next future

Honda is shooting to have a “top of industry fuel efficiency in every vehicle class within three years” setting a timeline of 2020 to reduce by 30% CO2 emissions for all products sold worldwide.

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