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New solar panel technology: learn about advances in solar energy

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Solar power was in a constant state of innovation in 2016, with new advances in solar panel technology announced almost every week. In the past year alone, there have been milestones in solar efficiency, solar energy storage, wearable solar technology and solar design tech. Read on to get the complete update on all the breakthroughs you should know about in the world of new solar panel technology.

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Solar News: Solar Skin Design Offers Customizable Panels, Harvard Researchers Announce Solar Storage Breakthrough

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The solar industry was abuzz this week with a major announcement from President Obama and some impressive developments from clean energy CEOs. Elon Musk’s ambitious growth strategy for Tesla, a new solar panel design opportunity known as “solarskin” and Obama’s solar financing initiative for low-income households are the focus stories we’re discussing from this week’s Solar Energy News report.  

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Solar Energy News: MIT’s Latest Breakthrough Doubles Solar’s Sustainability, Touch Screen Cell Phones a New Solar Product, Clean Energy Industry Creating More Jobs Than Oil Drilling

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Solar sustainability and innovation made for big headlines this week thanks to new research and development in the world of solar tech. MIT’s major breakthrough in solar cell technology, exciting improvements in solar cellphone charging and Chile’s new renewable subway system are the key stories from this week’s Solar Energy News Report.

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Solar Energy News: San Francisco Legislation May Make Rooftop Solar Mandatory, EIA Data Confirms 2016 Will Be Solar’s Year, MIT Announces World’s Thinnest PV Cell

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With a historic Super Tuesday behind us and the madness of an NCAA tournament just a week away, March has officially arrived – and with it comes major solar momentum. Forecasts of a solar takeover in 2016, legislation to mandate rooftop solar in San Francisco and a world-record solar achievement by MIT’s inventive labs are the top headlines from this week’s Solar Energy News.

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