off-grid solar power News

  • Trina Solar Announces 2.1 MW Off-Grid Project in Tibet

    Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or "the Company") announced that it has entered into a supply agreement with Longyuan (Tibet) New Energy Co., Ltd. ("Longyuan (Tibet)") to supply an off-grid solar system project in the Northern Tibetan region of Naqu. The agreement marks an important milestone for Trina Solar in the domestic market, where the Company is expanding its commercial ...


    By Trina Solar Limited (TSL)

  • Yingli Green Energy Powers Tibetan Families with Off-grid PV Systems

     Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), a leading solar energy company and one of the world's largest vertically integrated photovoltaic manufacturers, which markets its products under the brand "Yingli Solar," today announced that its wholly-owned ...

  • Gamesa Finalizes Development Of Off-grid System Prototype

    November 10, 2016 -- Gamesa has achieved a new milestone in the development of its off-grid technology with the installation and start-up of a lithium battery for energy storage at the company's prototype in La Muela (Aragon). Gamesa's ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Conference to Examine Microgrids for Energy Resiliency and Off-Grid / On-Grid Applications

    Global microgrid capacity is expected to grow from 1.4 GW in 2015 to 7.6 GW in 2024 under a base scenario, according to Navigant Research.* The drivers behind this growth range from the need for greater grid reliability and resiliency, to the integration of more renewable ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Planning for Life On or Off the Grid: Part One

    "Off the grid." Those three words typically conjure up the image of mountain men, tucked into the wilderness with long beards and scraggly hair, or communes out in the country with farmland and flowers galore, but with renewable energy becoming more and more accessible, your image of "off the grid," just may change. Neighborhoods are dotted with solar-paneled houses and wind systems, and taking ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Global Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Installation Market By Grid Type (Grid-Connected, Off-Grid) Market 2012-2018 - Industry Trends,Players,opportunity,fore

    Solar Photovoltaic (PV) systems are used to generate electricity through the photovoltaic effect. Solar radiation is trapped and converted to electricity via solar PV panels. The solar PV systems generate electricity with negligible carbon emissions thereby cutting the carbon level in the environment. Solar energy is freely and abundantly available, eliminating the cost involved in fuel input. ...


  • Solar power `taking off in Bangladesh`

    Bangladesh has doubled the number of homes with solar-powered electricity systems to 800,000 over the last year, with demand is still growing. "You can call it a green revolution, since our combined efforts are helping [to] light remote villages and reduce carbon emissions," said Abser Kamal, chief executive officer of Grameen Shakti, an organisation that promotes the use of renewable energy. ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Off-Grid Energy – A Three Billion-Dollar Market Opportunity For Investors

    By 2020, the sales of off-grid solar products in emerging markets are expected to reach $3.1 billion, providing access to improved energy for 99 million households with no access to the grid, according to a new report released by the World Bank Group and Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), in collaboration with the Global Off-Grid Lighting Association (GOGLA). The report, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • JinkoSolar Selected to Power First Ever Off-grid Utility Scale PV System in South Africa

    SHANGHAI, Aug. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a leading global solar power product manufacturer, will work with EPC partner Solea Renewables to deliver a Limpopo province chrome mine with the first ever off-grid utility scale photovoltaic system in South Africa. The 1 megawatt plant will produce approximately ...


    By JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.

  • Based in Memmingen, off-grid specialist Phaesun wins bid and builds solar systems for telecommunications plants in Burkina Faso

    Along with its partner Ikratos Africa, based in Burkina Faso ’s capitol Ouagadougou , Phaesun GmbH from Memmingen, Germany ,is constructing ten solar power plants in Koudougou Region in Burkina Faso , to be finished at the end of March. The solar modules will produce electricity for telecommunications plants. The contracting party is the telecommunications company Telecel Faso, which has been ...

  • Off-Grid Remote Sensing Power Systems Revenue Will Reach $1.5 Billion Annually by 2020, Forecasts Navigant Research

    Remote sensing systems, often powered by fuel cells, represent a sleeper market for small and low-wattage renewable and alternative energy systems. Such systems are used in many applications, including wind power stations, earthquake and tsunami monitoring sites, and weather stations, but their primary end-use is in the oil and gas industry. According to a recent report from ...

  • Off-Grid Power for Remote Sensing Applications - Renewable and Alternative Energy Sources for Remote Sensing, Monitoring, LIDAR, and SCADA Installations

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Off-Grid Power ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Boosting the power of solar cells

    New ways of squeezing out greater efficiency from solar photovoltaic cells are emerging from computer simulations and lab tests conducted by a team of physicists and engineers at MIT. Using computer modeling and a variety of advanced chip-manufacturing techniques, they have applied an antireflection coating to the front, and a novel combination of multi-layered reflective coatings and a tightly ...

  • Around the world on solar power

    Swiss schoolteacher doing his part to change the world pulled his 'Solartaxi' up to the curb on July 22 at UCLA's Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, the latest stop in his 50,000-kilometer, around-the-world drive to draw international attention to the present-day potential of alternative energy sources. Louis Palmer, who launched his journey last July from his hometown of ...

  • 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

  • A Solar Powered Bird Deterrent

    Bird-B-Gone, Inc. introduces the Repeller, a solar powered unit that uses continuous motion to prevent large birds from landing. Rotating rods mounted on top of the unit sweep birds off of streetlights, balconies, boats, AC units and more! The two adjustable “arms” cover up to 5 ft in diameter by turning continuously at 30 RPM’s. A solar panel powers a heavy duty, brushless motor which will ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • A molecular approach to solar power

    Original story at MIT news. It’s an obvious truism, but one that may soon be outdated: The problem with solar power is that sometimes the sun doesn’t shine. Now a team at MIT and Harvard University has come up with an ingenious workaround — a material that can absorb the sun’s heat and store that ...

  • Solar power for the united nations

    The United Nations has shown by example how to conserve energy. A European company has installed the largest on-roof solar-power system in Africa atop the headquarters of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Nairobi . The 515 kWp solar-power system was connected to the grid on during the UN Global Ministerial Environment Forum meeting mow underway. This project has created the first ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Solar power to clean groundwater

    The US Environmental Protection Agency's Jared Blumenfeld (image), US Congressman Mike Thompson and Linda Adams, Secretary of the California Environmental Protection Agency have provided details about recent exciting energy conservation and cleanup accomplishments at the Frontier Fertilizer Superfund site in Davis, California. An electrical resistance heating system partially funded by the ...

  • Canadian Solar Announces New Powerful Solar Cell

    Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", "we" or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, today announced its new ELPS solar cell technology boasting up to 19.5 percent cell efficiency for the monocrystalline and up to 18 percent for polycrystalline cells.Canadian Solar, one of the world's leading solar companies, will introduce its new powerful ELPS solar cell ...


    By Canadian Solar Inc. (CSI)

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