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  • RWE commissions largest photovoltaic park in Hungary

    In the middle of October RWE has officially commissioned the largest photovoltaics plant in Hungary. The 16 MW plant is located approximately 2 km from the town of Visonta, northeast of Budapest. The station comprises 72,480 solar modules with a nominal capacity of 255 watts each. In a sunny country like Hungary the plant will produce electricity from dawn to dusk on most days. Enough to supply ...


    By RWE AG

  • First Photovoltaic Glazing in Switzerland

    A facade of 300 m2, composed of dyed solar cells, is being built on the Swiss Tech Convention Center. This first architectural integration of photovoltaic is a new realization of the partnership between Romande Energy and the University to develop a large-scale solar farm and conduct research and development programs. Translucent and colored solar panels, from ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • New Solar Photovoltaic Plant in Fort Irwin

    Last week, Soitec announced it has signed a contract with the U.S. Department of Defense as part of its certification program technologies conducive to environmental protection ESTCP (U.S. Department of Defense’s Environmental Security Technology Certification Program). The contract is for a 1 MW solar project at Fort Irwin, California. The U.S. Department of Defense conducts tests at ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Volkswagen Chattanooga powers up largest solar park in Tennessee

    Volkswagen of America, Inc. (VOW) - Biggest solar installation at a U.S. auto factory is going into operation Think Blue. Factory: 9.5 Megawatt solar system to provide 12.5 per-cent of electric energy to Volkswagen's LEED Platinum-certified manufacturing plant in Chattanooga Silicon Ranch, Phoenix Solar partner to ...

  • EPA honors Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park as Federal Green Challenge winner

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park with the EPA’s Federal Green Challenge Regional Overall Achievement award as part of its efforts to encourage federal departments to reduce their environmental footprints through sustainable practices. Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park, located on Hawai‘i Island is one of the most ...

  • Capstone Infrastructure and SunPower Hold Dedication Ceremony at Amherstburg Solar Park

    Capstone Infrastructure Corporation (TSX: CSE)(TSX: CSE.DB.A)(TSX: CSE.PR.A) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWRA)(NASDAQ: SPWRB) will celebrate the completion of the 20-megawatt ("MW") Amherstburg Solar Park at a dedication ceremony today in Amherstburg, Ontario. "The completion of the Amherstburg Solar Park marks an important milestone for Capstone Infrastructure as our first development ...


    By Marketwire

  • LDK Solar Signs Three Multi-Year Photovoltaic Project Development Agreements

    LDK Solar Co., Ltd. ("LDK Solar") (NYSE: LDK), a leading vertically integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) products, today announced that the company has signed three multi-year engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) agreements.  All three projects are located in the Gansu province of the People's Republic of China. The first project in Jiuquan City will consist of 200 ...

  • Atlantic Wind & Solar Looks to Help Renewable Energy Integrators/Developers Finance and Construct Utility Scale Wind and Solar Parks

    TORONTO -- (Marketwire) -- 07/21/10 -- Atlantic Wind & Solar Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AWSL) is pleased to announce the launch of a Renewable Energy finance (http://atlanticwindandsolar.com/index.html) program focused on bringing utility scale wind (http://atlanticwindandsolar.com/index.html) and/or ...


    By Marketwire

  • MEP Asset Management Taking Over Management of 5 Solar Parks from Solon SE

    MEP Group GmbH / MEP Asset Management Taking Over Management of 5 Solar Parks from Solon SE . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. At the start of the new year, the technical and commercial operational management of five photovoltaic plants in ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • 5-MW Kalaeloa Renewable Energy Park Solar Plant Gains Environmental Approval

    The Kalaeloa Renewable Energy Park solar project has received environmental assessment approval from the Commander, Navy Region Hawaii. The solar park will be comprised of 21,000 photovoltaic (PV) panels on 20 acres near Ewa Field, a former World War II era Marine Corps airstrip. The concept of creating a solar energy project using overgrown, underutilized land began in 2009. The development team ...


    By Scatec Solar Solutions GmbH

  • Prothea has acted as advisor in the acquisition of an Italian solar photovoltaic installation of 3,2 MWp, in a deal worth approximately 12Mio €.

    Prothea, an advisory firm specialized in renewable energy, announced today the successful transaction of a 3,2 MWp solar photovoltaic plant operating in Lazio near the municipality of Aprilia, previously owned by the group Eurowood S.p.A. Prothea acted as the exclusive advisor of the buyer, a High Net Worth Individual with several investments in the renewable energy sector. The legal due ...


    By Prothea srl

  • Largest solar plant of Canada to be built

    Canadian Solar Solutions commissioned a consortium a photovoltaic solar plant of 100 megawatts (MW) for the Grand Renewable Energy Park in Ontario, the most densely populate province in Canada. This plant is part of a major investment program of $5 billion launched by Samsung Renewable Energy and other partners to create a green energy hub combining wind and solar, with an installed capacity of ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Eaton forges ahead in solar power

    Eaton’s Electrical Sector has further extended its strong presence is the solar energy sector by supplying and installing complete BoS (balance of system) solutions for three major new solar energy parks (developed and owned by Lightsource Renewable Energy). The largest of the new parks, at Chittering in Cambridgeshire, has an installed capacity of 5MWp. The other two parks, at Great Knowle ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Natcore Technology Receives U.S. Patent For Nanostructured Solar Cells

    The U.S. Patent Office has awarded patent no. 7,999,176 B2 to Natcore Technology Inc. (TSX VENTURE: NXT)(PINK SHEETS: NTCXF) for a solar cell structure that uses carbon nanotubes to improve cell performance. Approved in April, this patent was issued on August 16. This patent, and the three earlier foundational patents on which it is based, cover a liquid phase deposition (LPD) process for ...


    By Marketwire

  • County of Santa Clara and CarCharging to Offer Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Services to Public

    Are you considering an electric vehicle but aren't sure where you'd charge it? If you live in or commute to San Jose, California, take note, Electric vehicle (EV) drivers can now utilize new EV charging services provided by CarCharging (OTCQB: CCGI) (OTCBB: CCGI) at the County of Santa Clara Civic Center employee parking lot located at 950 North San Pedro Street in San Jose, California. The ...


    By Marketwire

  • World`s largest solar complex powered by Canadian Solar modules

    Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, today announced that it has supplied 636,000 solar modules for the world's largest solar complex in southern Brandenburg, Germany. Canadian Solar provided 148 MW of the system's total 166 MW to its two partners, saferay and GP JOULE. A portion of the system's core output, approximately 78 MW, was implemented by ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Special Report: Solar industry polishes its green image

    EurActiv - The solar industry, backed by environmental activists, is promoting solar power for its light impact on biodiversity, highlighting the sector's anxiety to preserve its green image. Virtually no source of energy can claim to have zero impact on biodiversity. Fossils fuels are the obvious worst offenders, as their burning emits gases which contribute to climate change and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New Robot builds solar power plants

    Building open area solar parks is mostly manual work. Identical processes are repeated hundreds of thousands of times, so PV-Kraftwerker have been looking into automation options for some time. At the Intersolar North America exhibition in San Francisco, the company will present "Momo" for the first time in the USA. The mobile assembly robot named Momo can tackle the whole building ...


  • LDK Solar Signs New Module Supply Contract

    LDK Solar Co., Ltd. ("LDK Solar") (NYSE: LDK), a leading vertically integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic products, today announced that it has signed a module supply contract with EA Solar Nakornsawan Co., Ltd, a leading developer of photovoltaic (PV) projects in Thailand.  Under the terms of the agreement, LDK Solar will provide 63 megawatts (MW) of PV modules with weekly shipments of ...

  • Limestone, Maine water and sewer district gains environmental benefits from federal and state assistance

    A team of senior environmental officials from federal and state agencies today highlighted coordinated work that is resulting in the Greater Limestone Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility achieving significant environmental and economic benefits for Aroostook County. With approximately $9.3 million of funding from the federal Recovery Act, allocated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, ...

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