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US $20m fund to enhance domestic supply chain of CdTe solar...

The DoE's $20 million in funding will enhance the country's competitiveness in the cadmium telluride (CdTe) solar technology market.
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Canada invests $25m in carbon capture technology company

Global governments are increasingly realising the role that carbon capture technology can play in meeting sustainability goals.

Are renewables really sustainable?

As the world races towards energy transition, we take a look at some of the key renewable technologies and the impact they have on the environment.

First fuel cell plant for silicon valley

Fujitsu America, Inc. has selected UTC Power to provide a 'PureCell' Model 200 fuel cell to power and heat a portion of its Silicon Valley Campus located in Sunnyvale, California.

Cogen plans for silicon plant

Power for the production of solar grade polysilicon in Italy will be largely produced on site by means of a 50 MW methane-fired cogeneration plant, a 10 MW hydro plant and a biomass plant.

Energy storage system based on silicon from sand

Australian company Latent Heat Storage is working on an energy storage system using silicon derived from sand.­

Steam turbine enables world’s most efficient ferro-silicon plant

MAN Diesel & Turbo has supplied a steam turbine generator set for a melting plant owned by Finnfjord in Norway.

Alstom and universities to conduct EU-funded power electronics research

Alstom is leading a prestigious three-year EU-funded research project into developing power electronics silicon carbide technology to produce lighter, more compact and energy-efficient products for applications ranging from train transport to windpower.

Australian University sets record with solar cell technology

The Australian National University has announced a new record for the conversion of sunlight into energy, moving the world closer to the future of solar technology

Bright future for Sliver cell technology

The photovoltaic or solar cell industry is 15 times larger than it was a decade ago and the industry is likely to have a turnover of $100 billion per year within a decade.

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