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52MW solar-storage for French island territories

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52MW solar-storage for French island territories

Solar energy plus storage systems are to be installed on French islands to maximise use of the power generated.

Sweden’s eHighway-more efficient than conventional engines

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Sweden’s eHighway-more efficient than conventional engines

The new e-highway near Stockholm has been dubbed “the world’s most advanced stretch of pavement.”

Cuba offers new solar investment opportunities

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Cuba offers new solar investment opportunities

British companies are securing opportunities for new medium and utility-scale solar projects in Cuba.

South Africa to learn from Germany’s PV experiences

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South Africa to learn from Germany’s PV experiences

German Solar Association will help boost South Africa’s PV development through a signed agreement.

Tesla seeks to become first ‘vertically integrated energy company offering end to end products’

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Tesla seeks to become first ‘vertically integrated energy company offering end to end products’

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has floated an offer to acquire cousin Lyndon Rive’s SolarCity.

Week in smart metering – electricity transformation unstoppable

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Week in smart metering – electricity transformation unstoppable

Low fossil fuel prices will fail to prevent a tip towards terminal decline, writes Amy Ryan, assistant editor, Metering & Smart Energy International.

Clean energy trends – a snapshot

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Clean energy trends – a snapshot

Solar is leading clean energy developments but auto manufacturers are most active when it comes to patents.

Week in smart metering – IoT to bring benefits for all

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Week in smart metering – IoT to bring benefits for all

Growth of connected devices will reach several billion in the next decade, writes Amy Ryan, deputy editor, Metering & Smart Energy International.

Renewables attractiveness – developing countries up, developed down

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Renewables attractiveness – developing countries up, developed down

More evidence emerges of a shift in attractiveness of renewables to developing countries.

The next wave of solar on rooftops

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The next wave of solar on rooftops

New buildings in San Francisco up to 10 storeys are required to have solar installed from January 2017.

Renewables for Africa

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Renewables for Africa

The demand to fund renewable energy developments in Africa is bubbling over, reports Mercatus.