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Articles by Edgar Meza

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San Francisco to require rooftop solar on all new buildings

San Francisco to require rooftop solar on all new buildings

San Francisco on Tuesday became California’s first major city to mandate solar installations on new buildings.

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Underwater solar cells turn greenhouse gases into 'solar fuel'

Underwater solar cells turn greenhouse gases into ‘solar fuel’

Engineers at Stanford University have discovered how to use the sun’s energy to combine water and CO2 to create chemical products.

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Barclays to offer solar bonds for 300MW in Japan

Barclays to offer solar bonds for 300MW in Japan

British banking and investment group Barclays is set to begin offering solar bonds in Japan next year.

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Japan: Solar reaches 10% of peak summer power

Japan: Solar reaches 10% of peak summer power

Sunny skies and favorable conditions throughout the summer has boosted the total share of solar in the country’s overall energy mix.

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Apple, SunPower partner to provide solar power to China's Aba region

Apple, SunPower partner to provide solar power to China’s Aba region

The companies will provide dual-use renewable energy projects that protect the land while providing up to 80 million kilowatt-hours of energy annually.

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Solar developers flocking to Egypt

Solar developers flocking to Egypt

An increasing number of international developers are investing billions in solar projects in the country.

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German utility giant RWE buys stake in solar company Conergy

German utility giant RWE buys stake in solar company Conergy

German utility giant RWE changes its mind on solar, and buys stake in major solar company Conergy.

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SunEdison acquires storage firm, to add to wind and solar projects

SunEdison acquires storage firm, to add to wind and solar projects

SunEdison buys Solar Grid Storage, allowing biggest renewables developer to offer battery storage solutions with its solar and wind projects worldwide.

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Abengoa breaks ground on 24-hour solar complex in Chile

Abengoa breaks ground on 24-hour solar complex in Chile

The Spanish renewable energy group says solar PV plant will tie in with solar tower and storage facility to supply energy 24 hours a day.

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SunPower, Sunverge to offer solar with storage in Australia, US

SunPower, Sunverge to offer solar with storage in Australia, US

SunPower says the new integrated solution will allow utilities “to access the benefits of rooftop solar and storage at significant scale.”

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First 'plug and play' rooftop solar system installed in US

First ‘plug and play’ rooftop solar system installed in US

Fraunhofer CSE completes first public installation of ‘plug and play’ rooftop solar system it says is as easy for homeowners to install as a washer/dryer.