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Add free, open Solar Energy subjects Web Site Organization (if any) Degree / Non-degree Instructor's Name Location Other Info Language Tags
Direct Solar/Thermal to Electrical Energy Conversion Technologies MIT non-degree Prof. Gang Chen Browser Start anytime English Graduate
Fundamentals of Photovoltaics MIT non-degree Prof. Tonio Buonassisi Browser Lecture Videos English Undergraduate / Graduate
Optical Materials and Devices MITx on edX non-degree Prof. Caroline Ross Browser Lecture Videos English Undergraduate / Graduate
Photovoltaic Solar Energy Systems MIT non-degree Prof. Louis Bucciarelli Browser Start anytime English undergraduate
Course's Name http:// non-degree Browser Start anytime English

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Where's that 12 in x 12 in solar panel with related battery that will power a truck? The Sunnev is a start, and it works ... ... infinity miles per gallon .... and very little co2 output

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Open Journal Systems. 2012. Open Journal Systems. Public Knowledge Project.

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Revkin, Andrew C. 2010. ( DotEarth Blogs). New York, NY: The New York Times.

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Brown, Jerry and Rinaldo Brutoco. 1997. Profiles in Power: The Anti-nuclear Movement and the Dawn of the Solar Age. Twayne Publishers.

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SustainableJeroen. 2011. World Solar Challenge 2011 Starts In Two Weeks. October 02.

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Amiel, Frederic. 2010. Solar Generation youth delegates fight for solutions in Cancun. December 1.

Baikie, Bruce. 2011. World's largest single-school XO laptop solar power deployment. August 19. Cambridge, MA: OLPC News.

Bainbridge, David and Ken Haggard. 2011. Passive Solar Architecture: Heating, cooling, ventilation, daylighting and more using natural flows.

blair1q. 2011. Solar Panels Increase Home Value. April 23.

cartechboy. 2014. Will Electric Cars and Solar Power Make Gasoline and Utilities Obsolete?. January 23.

Chandler, David. 2010. Solar cell, heal thyself: New self-assembling photovoltaic technology can keep repairing itself to avoid any loss in performance.. Cambridge, MA: MIT News.

Cole, Rebecca. 2010. Taking Solar to the Next Level. Snowmass, CO: Rocky Mountain Institute.

CmdrTaco. 2011. New Technology Turns Windows Into Solar Panels. June 27.

Cylonlover. 2011. Google Invests In World's Largest Solar Power Tower Plant. April 13.

FACT SHEET: White House Announces Executive Actions and Commitments from Across the Country to Advance Solar Deployment and Energy Efficiency. 2014. FACT SHEET: White House Announces Executive Actions and Commitments from Across the Country to Advance Solar Deployment and Energy Efficiency. Washington, DC: .

Farrell, John. 2012. Four Charts Provide Distributed Solar Lessons From California. July 1.

Gipes, Paul. 2011. Solar Interview with Energy Policy Expert Paul Gipe. May 10. Burlington, VT:

Greenerd. 2011. Students Invent Revolutionary Solar Sterilizer. May 7.

Harvey, Fiona. 2011. Renewable Energy Can Power the World, Says Landmark IPCC Study: UN's climate change science body says renewables supply, particularly solar power, can meet global demand. May 9.

Hirsch, Jennifer. 2010. MIT researchers create new self-assembling photovoltaic technology that repairs itself. September 5. Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Hosman, LJ. 2011. Successful solar installation in Lascahobas, Haiti to charge 500 laptops!!!!!. August 15.

Hren, Stephen and Rebekah. 2010. Solar Power International 2010 Day 1: Lakota Sioux Leading Nation Away From Fossil Fuels. October 12th, Burlington, VT:

inkscapee. 2011. Massive Solar Tower Planned For Arizona. July 25.

itwbennett. 2011. Film Turns Windows Into Solar Panels. October 05.

liqs8143. 2011. Solar-Powered Airplane Completes First International Flight. May 15.

Lucas123. 2015. New Solar Capacity Beats Coal and Wind, Again. March 12. .

Lucas123. 2014. Rooftop Solar Could Reach Price Parity In the US By 2016. Nov 18. .

Lundgren, Kari and Lars Paulsson. 2011. Utilities Giving Away Electricity as Wind, Sun Overwhelm European Network. Sep 30. New York, NY, Bloomberg News.

McKie, Robin. 2014. Solar energy: a sunflower solution to electricity shortage: A new piece of solar technology from IBM not only provides electricity – it can desalinate water for sanitation and drinking. September 27.

mdsolar. 2013. A War Over Solar Power Is Raging Within the GOP. November 22.

Necro81. 2011. Capturing Solar Power With Antennae. May 17.

necro81. 2012. Towards a 50% Efficient Solar Cell. September 14.

nfn. 2011. MIT's 'Artificial Leaf' Makes Fuel From Sunlight. September 30.

O'Dell, Jolie. 2011. The Past, Present & Future of Solar Energy. (InfoGraphic). April 19.

Revkin, Andrew C. 2011. Designing Sustainable Structures From the Land Up. September 23. New York, NY:

Revkin, Andrew. 2010. Solar Dreams and Reality at the White House. September 9. ( New York, NY: The New York Times:

Revkin, Andrew. 2010. White House Ends ‘Deliberative Process’ On Solar. October 5. New York, NY: The New York Times.

Revkin, Andrew. 2010. White House Puts Off Solar Enthusiasts. ( September 10. New York, NY: The New York Times.

Shareable. 2011. Low-Cost DIY Cell Network Runs On Solar. August 27.

Singh, Timon. 2010. MIT Unveils Portable Solar-Powered Water Desalination System. October 18.

Soulskill. 2011. 80% Improvement In Solar Cell Efficiency. April 29.

Soulskill. 2011. MIT Researchers Printing Solar Cells On Fold-able Sheets. July 17.

Soulskill. 2011. MIT Unveils Sun-Free Photovoltaics. July 29.

Soulskill. 2011. Solar Breakthrough Could Provide Power Without Solar Cells. April 15.

Stroud, Sara. 2010. DOE: Big Utilities Can Get Reliable Power from Small Solar PV Arrays. Sep 28.

Tomes, Ray. 2011. Large Scale 24/7 Solar Power Plant To Be Built in Nevada. May 11.

Udell, John. 2011. A California-sized Solar Panel. July 12.

Unknown Lamer. 2011. A Solar-Powered 3D Printer Prints Glass From Sand. June 28.

van der Leun, Kees. 2011. Solar PV rapidly becoming the cheapest option to generate electricity. Oct 11.

Vaughn, Kelly. 2010. Getting Solar Power Off The Sidelines. Snowmass, CO: Rocky Mountain Institute.

Wesoff, Eric. 2011. Third-Party-Owned Solar Dominates the California Market. September 30.

Third-party-owned solar is more than 50 percent of the California home solar market in 2011. San Jose is number one in residential installs.

Wingfield, Bruce. 2011. GE Sees Solar Cheaper Than Fossil Power in Five Years. May 26. New York, NY: Bloomberg News.

Wingfield, Bruce. 2011. U.S. Offers $2.1 Billion Backing for Solar Power Plant. April 18. New York, NY: Bloomberg News.

Wasserman, Todd. 2011. Google Invests $75 Million in Solar Panel Firm.

Zothecula. 2013. Swiss Federal Lab Claims New World Record For Solar Cell Efficiency. January 21.


Bradsher, Keith. 2011. U.S. Solar Company Bankruptcies a Boon for China. September 2.


Rosenthal, Elisabeth. 2011. Germany Dims Nuclear Plants, but Hopes to Keep Lights On. August 30. New York, NY: The New York Times.

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Brusaw, Scott. 2010. Solar Roadways: The Prototype. Solar Roadways.

Farrell, Sean Patrick (Prod.). 2011. Energy or Eyesore? To some New Jersey residents, the thousands of solar panels being installed on utility poles are an eyesore, to others they're evidence of the state's commitment to green energy. April . New York, NY: The New York Times.

Haines, Art. 2010. Infinity Miles per Gallon Solar Car - Sunnev. Maine: New Farmer Films.

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