Caffeine gives solar cells an energy boost

Scientists have discovered that caffeine can help make a promising alternative to traditional solar cells more efficient at converting light to electricity. Their research may enable this cost-effective renewable energy technology to compete on the market with silicon solar cells. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Solar Energy News — ScienceDaily

Renewable energy groups ask Congress for clean energy innovation funding in 2020 budget

By Kelsey Misbrener The American Council on Renewable Energy, the American Wind Energy Association, the Biomass Power Association, the Energy Storage Association, the Geothermal Resources Council, the National Hydropower Association and the Solar Energy Industries Association sent a joint letter to Congress urging consistent funding for energy innovation in the Department of Energy’s FY 2020…

Tamarindo releases annual Renewables Reputation Index

By Michelle Froese Tamarindo Communications, a strategic communications advisory for the renewable energy industry, has launched the second, North American, edition of its Renewables Reputation Index, a comprehensive overview of companies’ market profile and reputation within the U.S. market. In a new ranking of U.S. renewable energy companies’ reputation, international developers crowd the top five,…

Renewable groups urge Congress to support clean energy funding

By Michelle Froese Click here to read the joint letter sent to Congress. The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), Energy Storage Association, Solar Energy Industries Association, and other renewable energy organizations have sent a joint letter to Congress urging consistent funding for energy innovation in the Department of…

Ball Corporation commits to 100% renewables in North America by 2021

By Michelle Froese Ball Corporation says it has executed two virtual power purchase agreements (VPPAs) – one wind and one solar – for 388 MW of new renewable energy. These agreements will allow the company to address 100% of the North American electricity load utilized in its corporate, packaging, and aerospace operations by the end…

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