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Peugeot selects Gemasolar plant in Spain as backdrop to advertise new Hybrid car

The 19.9 MW Gemasolar thermoelectric solar plant near Seville in southern Spain’s Andalucia province,  owned by Torresol Energy and developed by SENER  has been chosen as the backdrop for the ad campaign of the car manufacturer Peugeot, advertising its new 308 R Hybrid which will make its debut at the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show.

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WFC report: $13 billion investment towards a 42% RE target by 2020 in Morocco

The World Future Council has released its latest report 100% Renewable Energy: Boosting Development in Morocco, which provides an analysis on the current situation of the energy sector of Morocco and derives policy recommendations for a just transition towards 100% Renewable Energy.

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Abengoa closes $660M project financing for Xina Solar One CSP plant

Abengoa announced today that it has closed  $660 million non-recourse project financing for Xina Solar One,  a 100 MW parabolic trough plant with a five-hour thermal energy storage system using molten salts, being built in South Africa.

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GTM/SEIA Report: U.S. Solar Industry shows record growth in 2014

GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) released yesterday the U.S. Solar Market Insight 2014 Year in Review report, the definitive source of installation data, forecasting and policy analysis for the U.S. solar market.

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SwRI receives $9.9 million from U.S. DOE to improve solar plant efficiency

Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) has been awarded $4.9 million by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as part of a $9.9 million continuation contract to manufacture and test a high-efficiency supercritical CO2 (sCO2) hot gas turbo-expander and compact heat exchangers for concentrating solar power (CSP) plants.

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