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  • Donauer Solartechnik completes photovoltaic plants in South Africa

    Directly following Intersolar Europe 2012, Donauer Solartechnik will commission a photovoltaic plant on the roof of the University of the Witwatersrand in the South African city of Johannesburg. The plant will deliver an annual yield of around 2,800 kilowatt hours and is a part of a project to provide environmentally friendly electricity for two educational institutions on location. In ...


  • Global Markets and Technologies for Photovoltaic Systems

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Markets and Technologies for Photovoltaic Systems ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Photovoltaic Balance of Systems In Focus as Feed-in-Tariff Uncertainty Spreads in Europe

    Berlin, April 1, 2011 The European PV market is in a unique and continuing state of flux, with 2010 global installations amounting to 15.7 GW. German installations have set the record again with 3.9 GW in the first half of 2010 with a peak in June of 2.1 GW, and in total, Germany has reached 6.7 GW in 2010. Italy installed 2.85 GW in 2010 reaching a total of 7GW and the Czech Republic gained ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Photovoltaic balance of systems in focus as feed-in-tariff uncertainty spreads in Europe

    The European PV market is in a unique and continuing state of flux, with 2010 global installations amounting to 15.7 GW. German installations have set the record again with 3.9 GW in the first half of 2010 with a peak in June of 2.1 GW, and in total, Germany has reached 6.7 GW in 2010. Italy installed 2.85 GW in 2010 reaching a total of 7GW and the Czech Republic gained huge momentum with 1.3GW. ...


  • SunPower Concentrated Photovoltaic C7 Tracker Delivers LowestCost for Utility-Scale Solar Power Plants

        SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWRA, SPWRB) today launched the SunPower(TM) C7 Tracker, a solar photovoltaic tracking system that concentrates the sun's power seven times to achieve the lowest levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) for utility-scale solar power plants available ...


    By SunPower Corporation

  • Canadian Solar Supplies 15 MW to Build the UK`s Three Largest Photovoltaic Solar Power Plants

    Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, today announced that 22,000 of its high quality and high performance solar modules were used by its partner and EPC project supplier, Isolux Corsan, to build the UK's three largest photovoltaic solar power plants.  Under the ...


    By Canadian Solar Inc. (CSI)

  • BELECTRIC setting new standards with organic photovoltaics

    BELECTRIC, the global market leader (2010 & 2011) in the development and construction of ground-mounted solar power plants and roof-mounted photovoltaic systems, has taken over Konarka Technologies GmbH. The group was the leading manufacturer of “Power Plastic,” a thin, film-like organic photovoltaic material with a low weight and a wide range of uses. The German subsidiary of the ...


    By Krampitz Communications

  • Canadian Solar Powers the City of Cavriglia with Photovoltaic Energy

    Canadian Solar (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, has announced the provision of 12,465 high-performing photovoltaic modules for a ground-mount solar power plant installed on a former mining site in the Italian city of Cavriglia (Arezzo). The 10 MW plant, which has been operational since October contains over 40,000 modules including Canadian Solar's CS6P-P series, will ...


    By Canadian Solar Inc. (CSI)

  • Small hydropower deserves more support

    With the right support, small-scale hydropower could be a cheap and clean fuel for development, says energy advisor Teodoro Sanchez. During the past three decades, hydropower plants have been criticised for their environmental impact. But although large-scale plants have impacts, small hydro systems have no need for large dams, roads and other major infrastructure. In fact, most such ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Commissioner Piebalgs visits two state-of-the-art solar plants in southern Spain supported with EU-funds

    Energy Commissioner Andris Piebalgs has visited today two successful demonstration projects in the field of concentrating solar power and photovoltaics that the European Union has supported with its Research Programmes. The PS10 concentrated solar power and Sevilla PV, with a capacity of 11MW and 1.2MW, are located near the southern Spanish city of Seville and have benefited from €7,8 million ...


    By European Commission

  • World Premiere: Organic solar cells for building integrated photovoltaics

    Konarka Technologies is starting as the first company world-wide to manufacture organic solar cells for building-integrated applications. In the consumer sector the innovative solar cells of the American manufacturer have been used successfully for many years. For their integration into buildings, the technology leader was now able to win over the cable manufacturer Lapp Kabel GmbH, the ...


  • Merck Presents Organic Photovoltaic Materials at EXPO 2015 in Milan

    Modern printed high-performance polymers from Merck provide for power generation by futuristic solar trees at the German Pavilion As part of the Organic Photovoltaic Technology Consortium, Merck wants to raise awareness of the resource-conserving, flexible and cost-effective technology Color solar panels create new building design perspectives for architects The German ...


    By Merck Millipore

  • Diehl AKO Photovoltaics – exhibitor at the South-East European Solar Exhibition

    Which are your most significant products? Diehl AKO has more than 40 years experience in the production of high end electronics for the appliance industry. We used this experience in order to make the PLATINIUM inverters, the industry standard for quality, reliability and stability. Guaranteed to perform even in the toughest environmental conditions, our inverters ...


    By Via Expo Ltd.

  • Germany, France cut support for solar power

    Germany said yesterday (20 January) that it would cut its subsidies for solar power in line with the rapid take-up of the photovoltaic market. The news follows a similar announcement by France last week. German Environment Minister Norbert Röttgen (CDU) announced that the government was proposing to cut feed-in tariffs for new roof-mounted solar power by 15% from April. Open-field sites and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • China should support solar thermal energy research

    China must support technological research on solar thermal energy, say Huang Ming and Yidong Gong. China is rich in solar energy. More than two thirds of the country receives more than 2,200 hours of sunshine every year. Estimates put the amount of solar radiation landing on China as up to 10,000 times the energy capacity of the Three Gorges Dam. But despite the huge potential of solar power in ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Dow Supports Solar Energy Generation in South Africa

    The Dow Chemical Company today reiterated its commitment to the growing solar power industry in South Africa as it prepares to exhibit its innovative range of solutions at the CSP Today South Africa 2013 2nd Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Conference & Expo. The event takes place on February 4-5, at the Southern Sun Pretoria hotel in Pretoria, South Africa. The Company is exhibiting in booth ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Energy Department Analysis: Loan Guarantee Program Launched Utility-Scale Photovoltaic Solar Market in the United States

    October 17, 2016 -- The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Loan Programs Office (LPO) today (10/14) released new ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Conergy’s Head of Technology Speaking at InterSolar North America about Photovoltaic Manufacturing Processes

    Dr. Karl Heinz Kuesters, Head of Technology at Conergy’s solar module factory in Germany, will be presenting in a session about performance enhancement and cost reduction in Silicon ...


    By PRWeb

  • COLEXON Energy Opens SOLAR WAREHOUSE AND SHOWROOM in Rye and Launches COLEXON FLEX Solar Photovoltaic Kits

    COLEXON Energy, a leading international solar power engineering, contracting and distribution company, is opening a SOLAR WAREHOUSE AND SHOWROOM in Rye, East Sussex, and launching its COLEXON FLEX kit series in the United Kingdom market. COLEXON's SOLAR WAREHOUSE AND SHOWROOM will open with an information event for renewable energy and solar photovoltaic installers on ...


    By 7C Solarparken AG

  • First Solar Acquires 150 MWac Solar Gen 2 Photovoltaic Power Project

    First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) has acquired the 150-megawattAC (MW) Solar Gen 2 power project from an affiliate of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE: GS), Energy Power Partners and a third equity partner for the project. Construction of the facility, which is located in Imperial County, Calif., near El Centro, is expected to start this year and be completed in 2014. The photovoltaic (PV) ...


    By First Solar, Inc.

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