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Indoor air pollution kills millions — solar could help save them

Indoor air pollution kills millions — solar could help save them

Indoor air pollution kills more people around the world every year than HIV and malaria combined — but solar power might be the key to solving the problem.

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Why $100bn invested in wind or solar will produce more energy than oil

Why $100bn invested in wind or solar will produce more energy than oil

$100 billion invested in wind, or solar PV, will result is significantly more energy yield as the same amount invested in oil, according to a new analysis. This is particularly true when wind and solar is used to charge electric vehicles. By 2035, wind could produce 6-times more energy per dollar invested than oil.

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Brighter skies leading to 5% solar PV yield increases

Brighter skies leading to 5% solar PV yield increases

Germany is experiencing brighter skies, and this is leading to solar PV system output exceeding forecasts by 5%.

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Solar PV deployment reaches 5GW in UK

Solar PV deployment reaches 5GW in UK

Solar PV capacity in the UK has now reached 5 gigawatts, making it just the sixth country to hit this landmark figure.

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Barcelona: Spain’s city of the sun

Barcelona: Spain’s city of the sun

Barcelona is famous for Gaudí’s architecture and a world-class Picasso museum, but it should also be known for its commitment to sustainability, and solar.

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How much 'easy PV' could Japan build?

How much ‘easy PV’ could Japan build?

Japan’s solar PV success following its introduction of a feed-in tariff for solar power raises a question, how much “easy PV” could be installed?

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Photon to build solar plus storage unit for NSW broadcast tower

Photon to build solar plus storage unit for NSW broadcast tower

Deal to provide 39kW of solar and 215kWh of battery storage could be replicated at thousands of telecom tower sites across Australia.

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5 reasons solar installers are vertically integrating…for now

5 reasons solar installers are vertically integrating…for now

Vertical integration, the process of companies owning more and more of their own supply chains is a curious trend that has been washing through U.S. solar.

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City of Sydney extends solar roll-out to historic Rocks

City of Sydney extends solar roll-out to historic Rocks

City of Sydney adds 82kW solar array to recreation centre in historic Rocks.

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RET Road Trip #7 – Blue seats and renewable energy

RET Road Trip #7 – Blue seats and renewable energy

The RET road trip visits solar homeowners in the affluent bayside suburb of Brighton East.

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Why owning your own power plant might not be crazy

Why owning your own power plant might not be crazy

Could a “personal power plant” be your next major home appliance? It could be as convenient and practical as your laptop, or fridge.