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  • Month in solar : March

    The month in solar: March 2015

    J. den Haan     April 9, 2015     Digest

    The month of March saw some interesting developments in solar across the globe. Here’s the kicker: more good news from down under! From floating solar to flicking the switch on a major solar development, solar power marches on against an almost overwhelming tide of poor governance. To help you make sense of all the news from the last month, we combined a series of interesting reports into one easy to digest article. A bit late due to the Easter break, but enjoy nevertheless!

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    Ten Ways in Which Aussie PM Tony Abbott is Ruining the Environment

    J. den Haan     March 11, 2015     Australia, Policy & safety

    It has been a year and 6 months since Tony Abbott was elected as Australia’s new PM. Since then, the prime minister has not only seen his leadership challenged, but has also seen his public approval rate plummet to a low of only 24%. one key reason for this dislike seems clear: the Abbott government has enacted so many environmentally unsound policies, that it defies belief. We have collected ten examples as a showcase, but are well aware that these are just the tip of the iceberg.

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    Solar Briefcase is Actually a Portable Power Plant

    J. den Haan     March 3, 2015     Cool stuff, Sci-tech

    Access to electrical power is essential when camping in remote areas or faced with unexpected disaster. Having a fuel-powered generator is not always convenient; they are bulky and you’ll obviously need fuel supplies handy. A smart startup is now looking to the sun to provide a portable power generation solution for situations where access to electrical power is not a given.

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  • Month in solar : March

    The Month in Solar: February 2015

    J. den Haan     February 28, 2015     Digest

    February was a great month for solar. Aussie rooftop solar, farmland solar in Japan, solar mosques in Jordan and solar stadiums in the United States: the push for solar power continues worldwide. The following are summaries of some of the more interesting stories on solar energy that have appeared over the last month.

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    The World’s 20 Largest Solar Projects

    J. den Haan     February 19, 2015     Featured, Going solar, Photovoltaics, Thermal

    The remarkable price drop in solar power over the last decade has seen large utility-scale solar power plants sprout up all over the world. From solar panels to concentrated solar towers to gigantic arrays of parabolic throughs, these projects come in various shapes and sizes. They do however all have one feature in common: they represent hope and belief in the fact that one day the world can and will be powered by renewable energy. Below we explore the world’s twenty largest solar power projects, ranked by total output.

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