Solar Power Weekly Roundup EP6 :: More Efficient Solar Cells, States on Track, Nevada’s Next Step, Total Solar Home, California Awards Tesla Contract

Some of our favorite stories from around the web this week in our solar power weekly roundup Episode 6.

http://phys.org/news/2016-09-chemists-key-efficient-solar-cells.htmlChemists find key to manufacturing more efficient solar cells – Phys.Org Chemists find key to manufacturing more efficient solar cellsIn a discovery that could have profound implications for future energy policy, Columbia scientists have demonstrated it is possible to manufacture solar cells that are far more efficient than existing silicon energy cells by using a new kind of…

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-climatechange-lawsuit-insight-idUSKCN11O0E1Most states on track to meet emissions targets they call burden WASHINGTON On April 5, 2012, a criminal investigator from the Food and Drug Administration named Robert West charged into an oncology clinic in Greenville, Tennessee.

 
 

http://knpr.org/knpr/2016-09/after-solar-decision-whats-next-nevadas-renewable-energyAfter Solar Decision, What’s Next For Nevada’s Renewable Energy It reverses a highly controversial decision the PUC made in December, which tacked on fees and removed net metering for home and commercial solar systems. So what does the future of solar and renewable energy in the state look like?

http://www.sfgate.com/business/article/SolPad-offers-portable-solar-power-batteries-9237900.phpSolPad offers portable solar power, batteries included To many analysts, the future of home energy looks like this: solar panels on the roof and a battery in the basement. The battery will soak up electricity from the panels during the day for use at night.

http://www.healthnutnews.com/california-awards-tesla-massive-contract-take-state-off-grid-powerwalls/California awards Tesla with a massive contract to take state off grid with powerwalls On the heels of the largest gas leak in US history, the state of California has awarded Tesla with a multimillion … Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk‘s plan to reformat Tesla as a solar company by combining it with Solar City.

 
Images from phys.org, reuters.com, knpr.org, sfgate.com, healthnutnews.com

Go out and enjoy your weekend!
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