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Solar power plant developed by Nazarbayev University researchers and SunPower presented in Astana

A solar power plant SunPower Oasis C-7 has been presented in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana.

Solar power plant developed by Nazarbayev University researchers and SunPower presented in Astana
Rapil Zhoshybayev (L) and Norihiko Ishiguro. Photo courtesy of Kazakhstan Foreign Ministry
Japan confirms participation in EXPO-2017

Japan has officially confirmed participation in the upcoming EXPO-2017 in Astana.

Japan confirms participation in EXPO-2017
Photo courtesy of energomir.net
Kazakh British Technical University to produce cost effective flexible solar array in 1.5 years

A Kazakh British University student Yernur Bakhtiyaruly has developed a flexible polymer-based solar array.

Kazakh British Technical University to produce cost effective flexible solar array in 1.5 years
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Solar power plant to be built in Aktau in western Kazakhstan

A solar power plant will be built in Aktau in western Kazakhstan.

Solar power plant to be built in Aktau in western Kazakhstan
Photo ©  RIA Novosti
Kazakhstan's environmental standards for TPP three times behind Europe

The environmental requirements for thermal power plants in Kazakhstan are two or three times lower than in Europe.

Kazakhstan's environmental standards for TPP three times behind Europe
Photo courtesy of the press service of the region's Governor.
$169 million solar power plant to be constructed in Kazakhstan

Foreign investors will build a solar energy plant in Akmola Oblast in northern Kazakhstan for the upcoming EXPO-2017.

$169 million solar power plant to be constructed in Kazakhstan
Photo courtesy of science.d3.ru
Kazakhstan, Netherlands to cooperate in solar energy development

Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs has arrived in Kazakhstan to discuss cooperation with the Kazakh side in developing solar energy.

Kazakhstan, Netherlands to cooperate in solar energy development
Employees work on a solar panel production line at a solar company workshop in Hefei, China ©Reuters
Scientists from Kazakhstan say their technology can replace solar panels

Physicists from Kazakhstan say their new research may result in technologies more efficient than solar panels.

Scientists from Kazakhstan say their technology can replace solar panels
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$70 million solar power plan to be constructed in Astana for EXPO-2017

A $70 million solar power plant will be built in Astana for the upcoming EXPO-2017.

$70 million solar power plan to be constructed in Astana for EXPO-2017
Photo courtesy of  cit.ua
$550 million wind power plant to be built in Zhambyl Oblast

A new $550 million-worth wind power plant will be constructed in Zhambyl Oblast

$550 million wind power plant to be built in Zhambyl Oblast
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Kazakhstan to supply silicon and cells for solar plates in Qatar

The group of Kazakhstani companies of KazPV project (Astana Solar, Kazakhstan Solar Silicon and KazSilicon) together with American Clean Power Innovation have signed a memorandum with Qatar Solar Energy to supply silicon and plates for solar panels.

Kazakhstan to supply silicon and cells for solar plates in Qatar
Photo courtesy of newskaz.ru
Kazakhstan to subsidize 50% of renewable power generators installation

The Government of Kazakhstan will subsidize 50% of expenses to stimulate remote households to install renewable energy sources-based generators.

Kazakhstan to subsidize 50% of renewable power generators installation
Iran's solar car challenge depends on US plane ticket
Iran's solar car challenge depends on US plane ticket

It is not easy for an Iranian to visit America. With no US embassy in Tehran since 1979, obtaining a visa usually requires two costly trips to Dubai or Turkey.

Iran's solar car challenge depends on US plane ticket
Sun sets on Spaniards' solar power dreams
Sun sets on Spaniards' solar power dreams

"The sun could be yours," the Spanish government promised in 2007, encouraging citizens to invest in solar power. Many who did now wish they could give it back.

Sun sets on Spaniards' solar power dreams
Minister Nurlan Kapparov in the program "Professional Conversation"
Kazakhstan sets 15-year tariffs for renewable energy

Tariffs for renewable energy sources (RES) in Kazakhstan will be approved for 15 years.

Kazakhstan sets 15-year tariffs for renewable energy
©Reuters/Dado Ruvic
Facebook out to buy solar drone maker: report

Facebook is in talks to buy a solar-powered drone startup in what could lead to making wireless Internet available in regions without online access.

Facebook out to buy solar drone maker: report
Photo courtesy of voanews.com
Gazans turn to solar power as fuel crisis bites

On the roof of Gaza City's children's hospital, a pristine row of solar panels gleams in the sunlight, an out-of-place symbol of modern, clean energy in the impoverished Strip.

Gazans turn to solar power as fuel crisis bites
©Reuters/Mike Segar
Ford to unveil solar-powered hybrid car

Ford announced plans Thursday for a prototype hybrid car that uses solar energy from a rooftop charger, reducing gas use and avoiding the need for plugging into the electric grid.

Ford to unveil solar-powered hybrid car
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$13 million worth of solar batteries produced in Astana

Astana-based plant has produced 2 billion tenge ($13 million) worth of solar batteries.

$13 million worth of solar batteries produced in Astana
White House goes green with solar panels
White House goes green with solar panels

The White House is going green. Solar panels are being installed on parts of the residence, a US official said Thursday -- making good on a pledge that dates back to 2010.

White House goes green with solar panels