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Alternative Energy / Solar Energy

The Best Play In Solar Right Now

The Best Play In Solar Right Now

Jun 23, 2015 at 17:10 | Martin Tillier

By now, most of us have a view on solar power. You may believe it is the future of energy; that harnessing the very energy that…

Solar Space Race Already Underway

Solar Space Race Already Underway

Jun 12, 2015 at 17:24 | Ronke Luke

Has space-based solar power just had a breakthrough moment?Alternative Energy News reports that on March 12th, 2015 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) successfully…

Bursting The Solar Leasing Bubble

Bursting The Solar Leasing Bubble

Jun 03, 2015 at 17:03 | Michael McDonald

The solar industry has been one of the most dynamic sections of the renewable space in the last decade, but many of the biggest changes have…

Top 5 Solar Markets in Asia

Top 5 Solar Markets in Asia

May 29, 2015 at 17:24 | Gaurav Agnihotri

In a recent article, I predicted that the age of oil might approach the beginning of its end in the next 30 years. In a similar statement reported by…

Investors Turning Away From Green Energy

Investors Turning Away From Green Energy

May 28, 2015 at 16:40 | Michael McDonald

Investors looking for the next “big thing” could be forgiven for being a little unsure about the state of the green energy revolution. While some commentators…

Terawatt Solar Farms By 2050?

Terawatt Solar Farms By 2050?

May 28, 2015 at 16:26 | Darrell Delamaide

 Government policies should shift incentives in solar energy away from rooftop deployment in residences toward utility-scale use because this is the most cost-effective way to deploy…

Is This The Efficiency Breakthrough Solar Has Been Waiting For?

Is This The Efficiency Breakthrough Solar Has Been Waiting For?

May 26, 2015 at 17:42 | Darrell Delamaide

A new attempt to generate electricity from solar power using a Stirling engine created a ripple of interest recently when an article in the Guardian hailed…

A Spanner In The Works Of The Solar Revolution

A Spanner In The Works Of The Solar Revolution

May 07, 2015 at 14:58 | Michael McDonald

Moore’s Law famously postulates that the number of transistors on an integrated circuit doubles every two years. That relationship has held true for fifty years and has led to the…

India Could Be The Next Solar Investment Hotspot

India Could Be The Next Solar Investment Hotspot

May 07, 2015 at 13:03 | Gaurav Agnihotri

India could well be the next hotbed for a solar revolution. Plagued by red tape, land acquisition and corruption issues in the past, the new Indian government is all set…

5 Solar Stocks That Should Be On Your Radar

5 Solar Stocks That Should Be On Your Radar

May 05, 2015 at 16:50 | Andrew Topf

The past nine months have given most energy investors pause to consider whether the oil and gas industry is the best place to park their money right now. While the…

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