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SolarEdge, Kokam open 2GWh cell plant in South Korea

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The facility is planned to manufacture battery cells for SolarEdge’s residential solar-attached batteries as well as battery cells for a variety of industries, including mobile applications, energy stationary storage solutions (ESS) and UPS applications. The opening of Sella 2 is an important milestone for SolarEdge.

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Berkeley Lab releases 8th edition of databook on China’s energy and environment; finding the “missing” energy consumption

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Compared to 2005-2006, it has probably doubled its presence. Whereas the last version of the Databook did not even have data on wind and solar power generation, China is now among the top wind power producers in the world. Like the United States, China has become among the world’s largest importers of oil, gas and coal.

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Reactions to Tesla Motors' master plan are mixed

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Last week, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk issued an updated version of the "master plan" whose first edition he wrote way back in 2006. It included proposals for everything from an electric semi truck to the development of fully-autonomous cars that could be shared among owners.

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Toyota highlights its eco-factory

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It says that Tsutsumi meets half of its electricity requirements thanks to an array of solar panels, while the rest are met by an efficient gas co-generation system. The plant sends no waste to landfill and has reduced the amount incinerated by 82 per cent to 730 tonnes from 1999 to 2006.

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