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The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) in its latest report has stated that solar power is the most predominant source of renewable energy in the U.S., and it’s expected to keep growing at a very fast pace.

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Due to advancement in technology and rise in efficiency of the solar power plants, the cost of energy per kWh has been dropping drastically. In the United States, solar power cost has dropped a whopping 70% since the year 2009, as the panels are getting smarter.

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Indian solar energy sector is in the midst of never seen before growth, the tariffs are declining rapidly. Moreover it is getting supported due to a global glut of photovoltaic panels and other equipment.






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The UC has entered a 25-year power purchase agreement for the full power output, with project developer Centaurus Renewable Energy. This Five Points Solar Farm has 271,200 solar panels, covering approximately three-quarters of a square mile of fallow farmland.






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The solar power tree is actually an arrangement of solar panels which resembles a tree. It has a stem and trunks made up of steel which holds the photovoltaic panels. The branches hold up the 30 photovoltaic panels and the system costs around Rs. 5 lakh (USD 7500) with battery back-up.






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Three UK research organisations have teamed up to develop sodium-ions cells with considerably lower-cost as compared to current lithium-ions cells for storing solar power.






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Many people are opting for green energy because it is clear that the cause of our environmental problems is the continued use of fossil fuel. Fortunately, fossil fuel can be substituted by fairly affordable green energy choices today, one of them being solar energy. Solar power is an efficient means of giving out clean energy.






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Saudi Arabia, the second largest Oil producer of the world is all set to slowly become the world’s largest producer of Solar Energy. The kingdom exporting 11,624,000 barrels of oil per day has realized the necessity to utilize the renewable energy sources effectively. It looks an odd decision for the country like Saudi Arabia having such huge oil recourses and holds the second biggest market share in the global oil market.






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The solar power industry has steadily risen over the last handful of years and it truly has appeared like it was going to be one of the biggest sources from which we derived our power.