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New means to power up nanomaterials for digital applications
UCLA materials scientists and also associates have actually discovered that perovskites, a class of encouraging materials that could be utilized for low-priced, high-performance solar cells and also LEDs, have a previously unutilized molecular part that can additionally tune the digital home of perovskites.
Feb 8, 2021 // Technology, solar cells, perovskite, Los Angeles, University of California, efficiency, Yang Yang, Lawrence E. Tannas, Rui Wang
Los Angeles signs a 25-year-lasting purchase agreement for solar power from Kern County facility
LA is rushing to renewable energy. The city has just approved a contract with a 25 year term to get powered by a solar plant in Kern County. The project is being implemented in the framework of the Global Green New Deal.
Nov 8, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Residential, Markets & Finance News, USA, North America, Los Angeles, Kern County
New generation of solar panels consisting of small sunflower imitations
A new type of PV plants is being developed: solar systems consisting of rows of small man-made sunflowers, which automatically turn their heads toward the sun.
Nov 5, 2019 // Technology, Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, PV plants, Los Angeles, sunflower, SunBOT, Ximin He, University of California
California marks feed-in-tariff and community solar milestones
Los Angeles’ municipal utility has tripled the size of its rooftop solar feed-in programme (FiT), growing it from 150MW to 450MW.
Sep 26, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Tariffs, California, USA, North America, Los Angeles, Eric Garcetti, feed-in-tariff, Jeff Stone, 8minute Solar Energy
L.A.‘s Record-Low Solar Project Hits Snag in Union Resistance
Developer 8minute’s groundbreaking solar project is caught up in a disagreement over the city’s clean energy transition.
Sep 3, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, North America, 8minute’s groundbreaking, Los Angeles, Jeff McKay, 8minute Solar Energy