Solar Energy

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Tunisian sunshine could soon be powering homes in the UK if an ambitious North African project gets the green light. The TuNur project aims to power up to 2.5 million UK homes by 2018 using solar energy captured in the vast Tunisian plains. Its investors have already spent

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Audi Cooperates with Alta Devices on Automobiles with Solar Roofs

Audi Cooperates with Alta Devices on Automobiles with Solar Roofs “The range of electric cars plays a decisive role for our customers. Together with Alta Devices and Hanergy, we plan to install innovative solar technology in our electric cars that will extend their range and is also sustainable,” stated Audi Board of Management Member for …

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Floating solar power: new frontier for green-leaning water utilities

Lakes and ponds used by water utilities have long been viewed with a single purpose: holding water. Now a handful of pioneering water utilities are looking at their aquatic real estate with a new purpose in mind: solar energy generation. Large-scale floating solar projects have been installed in Japan and China, as well as on …

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Kwara State plans to deploy Solar Energy to villages

Kwara State government is to deploy solar energy systems to villages, small scale businesses and key government establishments to boost electricity supply and enhance economic activities in the state. Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed, who disclosed this when he received National President, Licensed Electrical Contractors Association of Nigeria, Otunba Dele Akintola, at Government House, Ilorin, weekend, said …

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Kaduna Partners China Province On Solar Power

The partnership deal was signed by Governor Nasir el-Rufai and the Acting Governor of Hebei Province, Mr Wang Xiadong at the Kashim Ibrahim House in Kaduna State, North-West Nigeria. The signing was witnessed by the Ambassador of the Peoples Republic of China to Nigeria, Zhou Pingjian and the President Worldwide of China Civil Engineering and …

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Solar Energy powers Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola European Partners is now powering its largest bottling factory in Europe through a combination of a solar power purchase agreement (PPA), on-site generation and a renewables tariff. The soft drinks factory in Wakefield has been connected to a 5MW solar farm around 1.5 miles away which is now supplying 15% of the site