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Qeeri to launch 13 solar radiation monitoring stations

Qeeri to launch 13 solar radiation monitoring stations

Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute (Qeeri), part of Hamad bin Khalifa University, is developing a network of 13 solar radiation monitoring stations ...

Wind, solar technologies set to push Mena's electricity mix to 50% by 2050

Wind, solar technologies set to push Mena's electricity mix to 50% by 2050

Wind and solar technologies will push the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region's electricity mix to 50% by 2050, according to a study.

Flying Dutch win world solar car race in Australia

Flying Dutch win world solar car race in Australia

Dominant Dutch team ‘Nuon’ Thursday won an epic 3,000-kilometre (1,860-mile) solar car race across Australia's outback for the third-straight year in an innovative contest showcasing new vehicle technology.

Millions pour into US towns in path of total eclipse

Millions pour into US towns in path of total eclipse

On Monday, when a total solar eclipse sweeps across the United States for the first time in 99 years, people gathering in Charleston, South Carolina, will be the last on the continent to experience it.

Desalination project could help cut Qatar’s carbon emissions

Desalination project could help cut Qatar’s carbon emissions

A solar and wind-powered desalination facility in the northern part of Qatar, a project proposed by the Swedish government, could help reduce the country’s carbon emissions by 550,000 tonnes per year.

Solar Impulse 2 takes off on next leg of round-the-world flight

Solar Impulse 2 takes off on next leg of round-the-world flight

The Solar Impulse 2, an experimental aircraft flying around the world to draw attention to clean energy technologies, took off Monday from near San Francisco ...

Solar-powered plane lands in California after Pacific crossing

Solar-powered plane lands in California after Pacific crossing

Solar Impulse 2, an experimental plane flying around the world without consuming a drop of fuel, landed Sunday in California, one leg closer to completing its trailblazing trip.