07 Oct '11, 4pm

How Does Solar Energy Work? How Solar Power Works

“…a most elegant energy source. Light shines on a crystal and produces electricity. It’s as simple as that. There are no moving parts. The fuel source (sunlight) is free, abundant and widely distributed, available to every country and person in the world. At over 165,000 TW the solar resource dwarfs the world’s current power usage of 16 TW or even our projected future usage of 60 TW.”

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/10/07/how-does-solar-energy...

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How Does a Solar Power Plant Developer Win Over...

greentechmedia.com 07 Oct '11, 10am

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Solar : THE Alternative To Nuclear Energy

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solarfeeds.com 08 Oct '11, 11pm

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gas2.org 06 Oct '11, 9pm

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At Solar Decathlon, Innovation Shines

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solarfeeds.com 08 Oct '11, 7pm

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Social Entrepreneur Shows Solar Power is Cheap - Justmeans

Social Entrepreneur Shows Solar Power is Cheap ...

justmeans.com 05 Oct '11, 5pm

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Saudi Arabia Inaugurates First Solar Power Plant.

green-energy-news.com 09 Oct '11, 1am

October 8, 2011 – Vol.16 No.29 Saudi Arabia Inaugurates First Solar Power Plant. Saudi Arabia inaugurated its first solar ...

The Interview: Dr Shawn Qu, CEO, Canadian Solar

The Interview: Dr Shawn Qu, CEO, Canadian Solar

renewableenergyworld.com 07 Oct '11, 3pm

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Progress Energy Florida Is Accepting Applications For Solar Power ...: Here's an opportunity to save some money

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energyrefuge.com 05 Oct '11, 1pm

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solarindustrymag.com 06 Oct '11, 4pm

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green-energy-news.com 10 Oct '11, 3pm

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altenergymag.com 05 Oct '11, 10pm

In response to anticipated budget cuts, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colo. on Monday announced a "v...

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cleantechnica.com 05 Oct '11, 10pm

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greentechmedia.com 05 Oct '11, 2pm

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cleantechnica.com 04 Oct '11, 9am

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Solar Basics: How Do Solar Panels Work?

Solar Basics: How Do Solar Panels Work?

cleantechnica.com 30 Sep '11, 3pm

This NASA diagram illustrates the operation of a basic photovoltaic cell, also called a solar cell, the building block of ...