Eindhoven researchers present revolutionary light-emitting silicon
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Eindhoven, Netherlands (SPX) Apr 13, 2020 Emitting light from silicon has been the ‘Holy Grail’ in the microelectronics industry for decades. Solving this puzzle would revolutionize computing, as chips will become faster than ever. Researchers from Eindhoven University of Technology now succeeded: they have developed an alloy with silicon that can emit light. The results […]

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USC scientists develop a better redox flow battery
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Los Angeles CA (SPX) Apr 13, 2020 USC scientists have developed a new battery that could solve the electricity storage problem constraining widespread use of renewable energy. The technology is a new spin on a known design that stores electricity in solutions, sorts the electrons and releases power when it’s needed. So-called redox flow batteries […]

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Solar Designers are Still Designing Solar: Problem Solving with the Internet
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Even Sunsquatch has learned a couple of tricks on the computer! Article from our April “Kids’ Edition” newsletter ReVision Energy’s solar designers, or System Design Specialists, have adapted to the new rules! They were able to pivot so quickly that they created a cool breeze, and these energetic solar designers are having a good time […]

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Welcome to Sustainable NH! The Common Man Roadside at the Hooksett Welcome Centers Goes Solar
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Solar is the latest major improvement at the Common Man Roadside at the Hooksett Welcome Centers. Just northbound of the Hooksett, NH tolls on I-93, the welcome centers used to feature just a no-frills rest area alongside the infamous interstate liquor stores. In a public-private partnership between the state and Granite State Hospitality (a partnership […]

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The Woodlands Save With Solar Power
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Due to the generosity of an anonymous donor, Alice Peck Day Lifecare (APD) has installed a 179 kW rooftop solar system at The Woodlands independent living community in Lebanon, NH. The system is anticipated to go live this month and a celebration will be held in the near future. “We’re overjoyed by what this generous […]

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Clean Power Alliance signs large-scale 100MW battery Energy Storage Agreement
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Los Angeles CA (SPX) Apr 13, 2020 Demonstrating its commitment to invest in local clean energy during a time of economic uncertainty, Clean Power Alliance (CPA) has inked its first Energy Storage Agreement (ESA). Approved by the CPA Board of Directors on April 2nd, the 100MW Luna Storage standalone battery storage project is the largest […]

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Azuri helping off-grid kids across Kenya continue classes while schools closed
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Nairobi, Kenya (SPX) Apr 07, 2020 Azuri Technologies, a leader in pay-as-you-go solar home solutions for off-grid Africa, is helping to off-grid children across Kenya to continue education while schools remain closed. Kenyan schools have been shut down as a measure to contain spread of the Coronavirus. With more than 15 million primary and secondary […]

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Enjoy the Sun in Your Own Backyard
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Article from our April “Kids’ Edition” newsletter Just because we’re all staying home right now doesn’t mean we can’t get out and Enjoy the Sun! There are plenty of fun activities you can do right in your own backyard. We’ve chosen five below, but we know we have some creative newsletter-readers out there. What backyard […]

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