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solar-photovoltaic power

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Solar thermal plants scrap steam for photovoltaic

Developers of solar thermal power plants are scrapping plans to use steam technology in favor of ever-cheaper solar panels.

By July 1, 2011

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Massive solar photovoltaic plants are California-bound

California utility Pacific Gas & Electric is working with OptiSolar and SunPower to add 800 megawatts of photovoltaic solar farms to the grid.

By August 14, 2008

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Solar road could change how we power the world

The Solar Roadway hopes to use the large, flat areas provided by roads to generate solar power, decreasing the reliance on fossil fuel energy.

By May 13, 2014

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Apple wins patent for solar-powered MacBook

The patent envisions a lid with a secondary display, touch inputs, and solar cells to help charge your Mac.

By January 28, 2014

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A smarter mirror for cheaper solar power

Using digital technologies, startup Thermata looks to slash the cost of concentrating solar power plants which is needed to stave off the onslaught from cheaper solar photovoltaic panels.

By April 10, 2012

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Solar power plant switches to PV from thermal

Solar Millennium decides to go with photovoltaic panels for the Blythe solar project in California, a sign that falling prices make solar PV more attractive to project developers.

By August 18, 2011

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Molten salt keeps solar power flowing

BrightSource Energy will add molten salt storage to upcoming concentrating solar power plants, touting the benefits of solar thermal technology over low-cost solar photovoltaic technology.

By November 30, 2011

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Volvo sunshade charges with solar power

A portable sunshade designed for the Volvo V60 hybrid electric-diesel car integrates photovoltaic panels for juicing on the go.

By July 23, 2013

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Chevy Volt to be assembled at solar-powered plant

General Motors is building a large photovoltaic solar array at the company's Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant--the plant that makes the Chevrolet Volt.

By May 12, 2011

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Construction starts on solar-powered stadium

Building has begun on a completely solar-powered sports stadium, the Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux, slated to open in Bordeaux, France, in 2015.

By April 16, 2013