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  • Domestic Solar Lead Generation and Sales roles with Europe’s leading solar company

    Lightsource Renewable Energy is seeking to work with lead generators and sales professionals with existing knowledge of the UK residential solar PV market. We are looking to expand our portfolio of residential assets in the UK and would like to work with established professionals to tap into additional income streams across the industry. This opportunity is equally applicable to those who already ...

  • Domestic Solar Lead Generation and Sales roles with Europe’s leading solar company

    Lightsource Renewable Energy is seeking to work with lead generators and sales professionals with existing knowledge of the UK residential solar PV market. We are looking to expand our portfolio of residential assets in the UK and would like to work with established professionals to tap into additional income streams across the industry. This opportunity is equally applicable to those who already ...

  • Domestic RHI roadshows

    The domestic RHI scheme is for home-owners and private and social landlords who want to install renewable heating systems in their homes in England, Wales and Scotland. It will provide long term financial support for property owners who install renewable heating systems and is due to be launched in the spring. It will mark a milestone in energy efficiency as it will be the first time every ...

  • UK Domestic Solar Achieves Growing Rates of Return Despite Reductions in Subsidy

    Since the introduction of the UK's Feed in Tariff scheme in 2010, the market has seen a series of reductions in tariff rates from 41.3p/kWh to 14.38p/kWh.  Over the same period, the cost of installing solar panels has dropped significantly and electricity prices have risen. The net effect is that the rate of return available from domestic solar panels in the UK is at a near record high and ...


    By Green Business Watch

  • Non-domestic RHI events and roadshows

    The non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme is for commercial, industrial, public and not for profit sectors as well as multiple homes (including District Heating) who want to install renewable heating systems in their buildings in England, Wales and Scotland. The RHI is the world’s first long term financial support programme for renewable heat. It is designed to bridge the gap ...

  • MyGen U.S.-Made Solar Energy Kits by KYOCERA Offer Expanded Domestically Produced Content

    Kyocera Solar, Inc. today announced that MyGen U.S.-Made Kits — domestically produced, all-inclusive kits for residential and light commercial solar energy installations — are available now. The MyGen solar energy kits are ideal for new entrants into the solar market and professionals in the electrical contractor industry interested in expanding into solar ...


    By Kyocera Solar, Inc.

  • Is Biomass the Big Winner Under the UK's Domestic RHI Scheme?

    On April 9th 2014, the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive was finally launched in the UK. The UK's Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is the world’s first long-term financial support programme for renewable heat and the domestic branch of the scheme has been eagerly awaited. Energy website Green Business Watch has recently launched its ...


    By Green Business Watch

  • Caltech scientist to develop solar-powered sanitation system

    Environmental scientist and engineer Michael Hoffman of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) has received a $400,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to build a solar-powered portable toilet that could help solve a major health problem in developing countries. The grant, announced July 19 at the AfricaSan 3 sanitation and hygiene conference in Rwanda, will be used to ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Local Content Assurance Bureau Inc. Pre-Qualifies GP Joule's Ground Mount Racking System (With Habdank Technology) as CORE Domestic Content Compliant in Ontario

    The Local Content Assurance Bureau Inc. ("LCAB") announced today that it has issued a CORE certification pre-qualification to GP JOULE PV Canada Corp. ("GP Joule") for the production of its ground mount racking system that is using the technology of Habdank PV-mounting systems. This comes after a rigorous and independent review of GP Joule's supply chain, manufacturing facilities and products. ...


    By Marketwire

  • Solar Energy - China

    Solar Energy - China Solar Energy Market In China  Description The solar energy market in China has been growing steadily and is expected to grow further. ...


  • Commercial rooftop solar

      Many thanks for the opportunity to speak at today’s conference. I’d particularly like to thank Reza Shaybani and the BPVA, for having pulled together such an impressive event. I understand some 300 people are here today, representing hundreds of organisations…from solar developers and installers, to property companies, project managers and financiers. ...

  • A Bright Future for Solar Panels

    The future of solar panels is looking even brighter. New research by Cambridge University scientists has led to the development of a more efficient solar cell. Currently, solar cells capture part of the sun's light. Much of the energy of the absorbed light is lost as heat, meaning a maximum of 34% of the sunlight is converted to electrical power. However, Cambridge scientists have made a ...


    By Centrica

  • Dying for solar power

    Researchers at the University of Turku believe that flexible, lightweight and inexpensive dyes could be used to harvest the power of the sun rather than our relying on costly and fragile semiconductor solar panel that use crystalline silicon. Writing in the International Journal of Technology, Policy and Management this month, Jongyun Moon and colleagues Aulis Tuominen and Arho Suominen, explain ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Solar Source Installs 19 Solar Energy Systems for St. Petersburg’s Sunlit City Parks Initiative

    Solar Source installed 19 solar systems for the city of St Petersburg’s Sunlit City Parks Project. Almost 950 solar panels were mounted on park facilities, including the Science + Technology ...

  • Trina Solar Expands into Canada

        ONTARIO, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or "the Company"), a leading integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) products from ingots to modules, today announced a new Ontario sales and business development office as the Company also announces a partnership with Silfab Ontario, enabling Trina Solar to offer world-class ...


    By Trina Solar Limited (TSL)

  • Doing solar business in the UK

    Speech by Gregory Barker, Minister of State, to the Intersolar Conference. Originally given at Munich, Germany. This is the text of the speech as drafted, which may differ slightly from the delivered version. Introduction Pleasure to be here in Intersolar, one of the biggest solar conferences in the world 1500 exhibitors, 50,000 visitors. Apt also ...

  • Dark Horse Brewery Solar Roof

    Lighting Up The Dark Horse Brewery Patriot Solar Group (PSG) has teamed up with Contractors Building Supply, The Green Brewery Project, and the Dark Horse Brewing Company to create the first solar power-driven ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Solar Power Market Opportunities in Australia

    As Australia is moving towards increased solar power generation, the installed capacity of solar modules has shown considerable growth in the recent years. The use of solar energy for power generation had started way back in 1992 in the country with a few pilot projects and an installed capacity of 7.3 MW. With Australia’s power generation dominated by fossil fuels and a lack of clear solar ...

  • Solar Guide Survey Reveals Average Price of a Solar PV Installation

    Solar Guide, the free online resource for homeowners and engineers regarding all solar-related issues, has found the average price of a domestic solar PV installation to be less than GBP 12,000. Figures, taken from the second half of 2010, show the average cost of a completed solar installation was GBP 11,657. The research was carried out by Solar Guide to see ...


    By Marketwire

  • PowerStream Solar Awards Carmanah $2 Million Solar PV Contract

    Carmanah Technologies Corporation (TSX: CMH) (Pink Sheets: CMHXF) has been awarded a contract by PowerStream Inc, to supply and install a 350 kW rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) system for the Thornhill Community Centre located in Markham, Ontario. The Carmanah rooftop solar PV system, valued at approximately $2 million (CAD), began construction in October 2011. ...

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