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The Kyocera Corporation and its president Goro Yamaguchi continue to make good on their 2009 promise to continue donating solar power systems to schools in Africa that have no access to the electricity grid. The aid is part of the Japanese Government’s pledge to support African development to the tune of 3.2 trillion yen (US$33.68 billion) over five years.
Global fast food chain McDonald’s is seeking to give its brand an eco-friendly makeover by installing solar powered carports at a number of its restaurants in Holland.
US solar manufacturer, SolarWorld, is to sponsor a joint team from Arizona State University and University of New Mexico as well as a team from West Virginia University in the Solar Decathlon organized by the US Department of Energy.
Solar mounting company Unirac has formed a partnership with developer NRG Energy to supply equipment for a 52kW solar facility in Haiti.
PV manufacturer First Solar is sponsoring students from the Inner Mongolia University of Technology to take part in the Solar Decathlon competition in China later in this year.
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has entered into a partnership with the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (GOGLA) and Germany’s Federal Ministry for Economic Co-operation and Development (BMZ) have launched a new initiative which aims to help West African countries shift to energy-efficient, off-grid lighting.
PV manufacturer Yingli Green Energy is to sponsor the FC Bayern Youth Cup which will be held in Germany later this year.
Solar-powered Wi-Fi is being installed in Kenya’s western Rift Valley Province in a move to give local people easy access to the internet for the first time.
The University of Applied Sciences Frankfurt am Main has had its application accepted to participate in the international Solar Decathlon Europe 2014 competition being held next year in Versailles, France.
A story in Solar Power Portal tells how scientists at the University of Sheffield and the University of Cambridge have developed a spray-coating technique for photovoltaic cells in a bid to reduce panel costs.