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Jan 12, 2016 05:43 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The region is rich in fossil fuels, but it also could be a major renewable source.
Nov 5, 2015 04:13 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The first phase of a massive new solar plant is poised to open in Morocco. Continue reading →
Sep 11, 2015 06:41 AM ET // Renee Morad
With a unique, kirigami-inspired design, these solar panels produce 36 percent more energy than traditional panels.
Aug 6, 2015 04:39 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
The 10-square-mile facility in the Gobi desert is expected to have a capacity of 200 megawatts, enough to power one million households.
Jul 24, 2015 03:19 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
Solar-powered gadget can harvest half a liter of water per hour.
Jul 6, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Discovery News
This week: Get a bird's eye view of Marrakesh, some midsummer atmospheric fireworks -- and a massive solar plant in China.
Jun 5, 2015 07:19 PM ET // Irene Klotz
It’s been a bumpy ride for a prototype solar sail spacecraft, which was put into orbit two weeks ago by the Atlas 5 rocket that carried the Air Force’s X-37B robotic space plane.
Jun 1, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Charles Q. Choi, SPACE.com
A giant eruption from the sun that scientists thought would hit Earth in 2014 missed because the sun's magnetic field channeled it away from the planet in an unexpected way.
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