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October 21, 2019: The growth in solar power by 2024 will be equal to adding the entire power capacity of the U.S.
October 19, 2019: The World Solar Challenge, celebrated biennially since 1987, saw teams from around the world set off from Darwin on a 3,000km race to Adelaide by solar-powered car. Belgian team Agoria took first place this year after Dutch rivals Vattenfall caught fire 250km from the finish line Continue reading...
October 17, 2019: An astronomer captured one of the sharpest looks at a comet from outside our solar system.
October 17, 2019: Researchers identified unusual solar activity around 660 BC in astrological records they then matched to tree ring data.
October 17, 2019: Dubai has narrowly missed out on reclaiming the title of having the world’s cheapest solar energy, after bids were handed in for the latest phase of a massive solar park on the outskirts of the city. But Abu Dhabi and Saudi Arabia will both get the chance to claim the crown in the coming months.
October 17, 2019: Conflicted history.
October 16, 2019: A swath of land in Fort Washington, Md., that was once home to a landfill has been transformed into the state’s first large-scale community solar farm, NPR News reports. According to the network, the project is the result of a pilot program...
October 16, 2019: Millennium Park skyscrapers on a sunny morning (Bex Walton / flickr) This story was produced through a partnership between Energy News Network, which tracks energy issues through the Midwest and other U.S. regions, and Climate Central, a non-advocacy science and news group. By Jillian Melero (Climate Central) and Ka...
October 14, 2019: The annular solar eclipse of October 14, 2023 is a warm-up to the Great
October 14, 2019: Scientists tracking 2I/Borisov say some formation processes may be common between stars The first interstellar comet to be tracked by astronomers as it hurtles through the solar system is unremarkable in every way apart from where it comes from, researchers have said.Scientists reached the conclusion after observing...
October 10, 2019: Studying the the pressure at the edge of the solar system can help us to better understand the influence of the sun on interstellar space.
October 9, 2019: Move over Jupiter, Saturn is now the most moon-rich planet in the solar system. This week, astronomers at the Carnegie Institution for Science announced the discovery of 20 new moons around Saturn.
October 9, 2019: When 'Oumuamua passed through our solar system in 2017, no one could figure out where the object came from. But astronomers think they've worked out how Comet 2I/Borisov got here.
October 9, 2019: Saturn is now being recognized as the moon
October 8, 2019: Astronomers have found 20 new moons orbiting Saturn and will name after giants from Norse, Gallic or Inuit mythology.
October 8, 2019: An Iowa county has placed wind and solar energy projects on hold until October 2020
October 7, 2019: The Trump administration announced that it will impose a 25% tariff on foreign-made bifacial panels.
October 7, 2019: The gas giant has 82 moons, surpassing the 79 known to orbit its larger neighbourSaturn has taken over from Jupiter as host to the most moons in the solar system after astronomers spotted 20 more lumps of rock orbiting the ringed gas giant.The latest haul brings the number of Saturnian moons to 82, surpassing the 79...
October 7, 2019: Saturn has broken a new solar system record with the discovery of 20 new moons that bring its lunar total to 82, surpassing Jupiter.
October 7, 2019: Tough luck, Jupiter. Saturn now has 82 known moons, and we can help name them.
October 7, 2019: The ringed planet now has a total of 82
October 5, 2019: Solar rooftop panels can boost your home's value and lower your electricity bill. Among the 10 states where real estate benefits the most are New Jersey, Pennsylvania and North Carolina, according to a recent solar panels study conducted by Zillow.
October 3, 2019: As the energy sector struggles to stay positive for the year, solar stocks are a bright spot as demand for renewable energy increases.
October 2, 2019: Wind power production is setting records in Texas, but an energy revolution is expected to come from utility-scale solar power -- and the state's electric grid will more than double its sun-harnessing capabilities.
October 1, 2019: New theory suggests the mysterious, hypothetical 'Planet 9' might not be a planet at all.