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Africa's Largest Solar Power Project Completed!

Jasper Solar Energy Project in South Africa, also known as the Jasper PV Project, was declared complete in October 2014. The completion of this 96 MW solar project marked the finalisation of the last link in the 246 MW chain of grid-connected PV projects in the region, which includes the 96 MW Jasper project and 150 MW at sister solar farms Lesedi and Letsatsi. Read on

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Utilisation of Solar Power Plant Land in India for Crop Cultivation

Over the past decade, large-scale solar photovoltaic projects have been commissioned in many countries. In countries such as India, where the grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) capacity has gone up from almost zero to 2,600MWp in just four years, one of the key issues that has arisen is land use as agriculture and renewable energy vy for the same resources. Read on

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Clean Tech Is Getting Its Way Back

Climate fighters won a battle yesterday, when the U.S. and China announced a “Climate Change and Clean Energy cooperation”, meaning the two biggest emitters in the world joined hands to cut greenhouse gas emissions. Read on

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Tracing the ‘Fingerprints’ of Fracking Fluids

Hydraulic fracturing has been seen as one of the key methods of extracting unconventional oil and gas resources and has, for decades, been the subject of much debate as environmental campaigns fight against its impact on the planet which include substantial water pollution. New tracers have been invented to identify fracking fluids released into the environment. Read on