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Jake Eriksson - who has written 627 posts on Renewable Power News.

Professional freelancer in Green Technology and Scientific Development. Educational background in the field of Human Resources Management.

The man who stepped on the moon interested in India’s space mission

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

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The man who stepped on the moon interested in India’s space mission

Will Space Be the future of renewable Energy? It is now years since the last moon mission. Is it buzz or reality? The man who was part of Apolo 11 in the year of 1969, who, alongside with Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon, is now part of another type of mission. This man is [...]

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Investment in Green Technologies Decreased In 2012 But Good Hopes for 2013

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

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Investment in Green Technologies Decreased In 2012 But Good Hopes for 2013

According to statements from the Cleantech Group, released in the year of 2012, the overall investment in clean technology decreased heavily. Investors run away from risky and valuable deals, causing the investment in this area to decrease at a fast pace. The Cleantech Group, an analysis company that is based in San Francisco, pointed out [...]

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The Renewable Energy Market Is Starting To Be Ruled By Emerging Companies

Sunday, April 28, 2013

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The Renewable Energy Market Is Starting To Be Ruled By Emerging Companies

Investment on Renewable Energies at stake. For the first time in eight years, indicators inform that the investment in renewable energies is at stake. Nevertheless, Ernst & Young says that this is not all bad news because there are currently emerging markets showing a strong growth especially in the regions of MENA and South Africa [...]

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Consistent Growth For Chinese PV Producer Yingli Green Energy

Sunday, April 28, 2013

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Consistent Growth For Chinese PV Producer Yingli Green Energy

The Chinese PV Producer Yingli Green Energy Estimated that its 4th 2012 quarter shipment of PV modules would be higher The path of Yingli Green Energy is actually more than 2.2 GW, a value above all the expectations. Nevertheless, the company also suffered from considerable losses. For example: in the 3rd quarter of 2012 the [...]

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Green Energy Supply Southwest Minnesota Setting Another Milestone

Sunday, February 17, 2013

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Green Energy Supply Southwest Minnesota Setting Another Milestone

At present, the main solar-electric generator in southwest Minnesota has made the residents of that area very proud. Two mega watts of electricity are produced by these solar panels — by which 250 homes could be powered — that are connected to the Xcel Energy Distribution system and were activated on Jan4th. Over 32 rows [...]

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Solar Industry Experienced Positive Growth In 2012

Sunday, February 17, 2013

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Solar Industry Experienced Positive Growth In 2012

The renewable-energy industry has by no means been healthier than now, by the looks of it. In spite that natural gas has become more cost efficient. This year the wind-turbine installation in the U.S. has actually overtaken the installation of new natural-gas capacity. In 2012, new wind capacity had reached 6,519 MW as of Nov. [...]

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Another Great Year for German’s Solar Industry

Sunday, February 17, 2013

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Another Great Year for German’s Solar Industry

According to new statistics released by the Environment Ministry, a great growth in new solar power was experienced. Seven point six (7.6) gigawatts (GW) of new capacity were installed by Germany. Because subsidies (the country’s feed-in tariffs for solar) were reduced, new installations decreased to a certain degree towards the end of the year. Overcoming [...]

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Will Space-Based Energy Solve the Actual Energetic Crisis in India?

Saturday, January 12, 2013

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Will Space-Based Energy Solve the Actual Energetic Crisis in India?

The Southern Regional Science Congress began at Kongunadu Arts and Science College it was a congress of two days that marked the centenary of the Indian Science Congress Association. The main topic discussed was the role that science plays in shaping the future of India. At this Congress about three hundred scientists were presenting papers, [...]

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Vikram Solar Investing Heavily In Solar Power Plant in Rajasthan

Sunday, December 16, 2012

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Vikram Solar Investing Heavily In Solar Power Plant in Rajasthan

Vikram Solar is a leading manufacturer of solar products based in Kolkata. Vikram Solar might install its 40 MW solar power plant at Rajasthan in the very beginning of 2013 with this process the company will invest about to Rs.410. crore. The Vikram Group and also a top PV maker of solar modules, signed with [...]

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First Solar Inc. will install its first 13MW solar plant for the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority

Saturday, December 8, 2012

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First Solar Inc. will install its first 13MW solar plant for the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority

Recently, First Solar, Inc. declared that it would build a 13 MW solar power plant. The company has been selected by the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority. The solar power plant will be located at Seith Al Dahal (fifty kilometers of the south of Dubai). The agreement made between the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority [...]

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