Brazil’s FIFA World Cup Highlights Solar Energy, Energy Poverty

Brazil’s FIFA World Cup Highlights Solar Energy, Energy Poverty

Published on June 12th, 2014 | by Adam Johnston

Brazil’s FIFA World Cup this week will highlight both solar energy and ongoing energy poverty in many countries. Four World Cup stadiums now have 5.4 MW of solar electricity capacity. These include: Belo Horizonte’s Estadio Mineirão  (1.4 MW), Brasilia’s Estádio Nacional ... Read More

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The Sun Is Shinning On The UK Solar Energy Sector

Published on May 20th, 2014 | by Solar Ninja

The UK DECC’s (Department of Energy and Climate Change) Consultation on Changes to Financial Support for Solar PV makes interesting reading, especially for those who are considering investing in the solar industry in the UK. Part B of ... Read More


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Home Solar Loan Program Launched By Mosaic

Published on May 19th, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan

Mosaic (formerly “Solar Mosaic”) is well known in the solar industry for pioneering what one might call “crowd-investing.” It has allowed common Americans to invest in large solar power projects for less than $30… or much more if they ... Read More


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China’s 2017 Solar Target Raised To 70,000 Megawatts

Published on May 18th, 2014 | by James Ayre

China just seems to be getting ever more ambitious with its renewable energy targets, as recent announcements have shown. Or is “ever more desperate” the more accurate way to put it? In a recent announcement, the ... Read More


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Chile 110 MW CSP Plant Moves Forward

Published on May 13th, 2014 | by James Ayre

The Cerro Dominador solar-thermal mega-project being developed in the Atacama Desert in Chile just took a big step forward after obtaining a favorable environmental rating from Chilean Environmental Service authorities. The Cerro Dominador project will be ... Read More

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