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Is UK Solar Dying Due To Nuclear Subsidies?

October 14th, 2016 | by Aisha Abdelhamid

Is the UK solar industry dying due to the ramping up of nuclear subsidies in the country? Finally giving the green light to the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station, the UK Government has ended months of uncertainty surrounding this controversial new project

ABB Announces New Plug And Play Microgrid Systems

October 14th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

ABB has unveiled a new range of plug and play self contained microgrid systems for use in remote areas or as uninterruptable power supplies for industry or urban areas. Everything needed is in one container and can be managed wirelessly.

Spanish Researchers Explore Molten Silicon As Storage Medium

October 13th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Researchers in Madrid are working on a new kind of concentrated solar storage system that uses molten silicone instead of molten salt and thermophotovoltaic panels. They claim silicone can store 10 times as much energy as traditional CSP systems.

Citi Agrees To Provide Financing To SolarCity

September 30th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Faced with a liquidity crisis caused by the due diligence period associated with the proposed purchase by Tesla, SolarCity has secured major new funding from CitiBank to give the company room to continue normal operations.

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