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  • Solar Photovoltaic System in Lakatameia

    Our Results The Problem Mrs Charalambous is a hardworking woman wanted to reduce her annual electricity costs for her 4-family house in Nicosia. Since Mrs Charalambous was eligible for a government grant of 2,700€ for a  3kWp Photovoltaic Installation, she decided to visit our consultancy company in order to guide her through the most appropriate. Location: Lakatameia, ...


    By C.A.S. Energy Ltd

  • 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)

  • Solar Energy Initiatives Completes $1.5 Million Solar Photovoltaic Panel Sale

    PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 07/22/10 -- Solar Energy Initiatives, Inc. (OTCBB: SNRY), with businesses in solar project development, distribution and workforce training, today announced that the Company's SNRY Solar Inc division has completed a sale of PV solar panels totaling $1.5 million with an international purchaser. The profitable business line concentrates on selling both ...


    By Marketwire

  • Heraeus Attends the 27th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition

     The Heraeus Photovoltaics Business Unit will be exhibiting at this year's 27th annual European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (PVSEC) from September 25-28 in Frankfurt, Germany. Heraeus will feature some of its newest products, including SOL9600, and discussing the company's global expansion and new Taiwan facility in Hall 3.0, Booth G16. Heraeus will debut its ...


    By Heraeus

  • New path to solar energy via solid-state photovoltaics

    A newly discovered path for the conversion of sunlight to electricity could brighten the future for photovoltaic technology. Researchers with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have found a new mechanism by which the photovoltaic effect can take place in semiconductor thin-films. This new route to energy production overcomes the bandgap voltage limitation that continues to ...

  • Intevac to Participate in the 27Th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition

    Intevac, Inc. (Nasdaq:IVAC) announced today that the company will participate in the 27th EU PVSEC, in Frankfurt, Germany. Intevac will showcase their revolutionary high-value, low- cost solutions for the solar industry. Intevac will feature its LEAN SOLAR™ processing platform that offers the benefits of high productivity and precise film property ...


    By Intevac, Inc.

  • Constellation Energy Begins Construction on Maryland’s Largest Solar Photovoltaic Power System

    Constellation Energy (NYSE: CEG) today announced that its retail energy business affiliate has started construction on a 16.1 megawatt DC grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) solar installation in Emmitsburg, Md. Part of the state of Maryland’s Generating Clean Horizons initiative, the approximately $60 million solar facility will be financed, owned and ...


    By Constellation Energy

  • Photovoltaic Windows: Energy Efficient and Energy Generating

    Merck, a leading science and technology company, announced today that it is collaborating with building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) producer Polysolar, and innovation center CPI for a project in the UK. The Innovate UK project called “Power Generating & Energy Saving Windows” aims to enable windows of the future to generate their own solar power as well as provide greater ...


    By Merck Millipore

  • NREL to Host Photovoltaics Presentation at 2014 Solar Day

    The Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory will host several events at the 2014 Denver Solar Day on Sunday, June 8. The free expo is expected to attract more than 2,000 photovoltaics (PV) installers, PV buyers, students, utility officials and members of the public. NREL, a global leader in solar photovoltaic research, also takes a leading role in educating the public about ...

  • China Solar Photovoltaic Market 2011 Available on Researchmoz.us

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report" Solar Photovoltaic Market,Industry, Share, Analysis, Forecasts, Trend, Size in China 2011" to its huge collection of research reports. The Solar Photovoltaic Market in China is growing at a fast pace which has made it the global leader in the manufacturing of solar cells and modules. This has been primarily driven by government policies and ...


  • 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

  • Tough climate persists for the solar photovoltaic industry

    Despite talk of the global economy emerging from recessionary times, many companies in the green energy sector continue to face a tough climate.  Indeed, a 40% cut in the global price of silicon wafers resulted in UK-based PV Crystalox Solar reporting earnings for the first six months of 2010 of €12.4m compared to €35.2m in the comparable period of 2009. Iain Dorrity, CEO of ...


    By Research Analysts Ltd

  • China's Polysilicon Market in Solar Photovoltaic Industry

    The prospect of polysilicon industry which is still in its rising stage is definitely bright, and it is very hard for few producers to monopolize the market. It is still relatively easy for new entrants to seize the market opportunity using proper competition strategy. It is very possible that 2015 will be a turning point for PV industry, when gird parity of solar energy ...


  • First Solar Achieves 5GW Photovoltaic Production Milestone

    First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) today announced cumulative production has reached 5 gigawatts (GW), or 66 million solar modules, capable of generating enough clean electricity to power approximately 2.5 million homes. The company began commercial production in 2002 and has since grown to become one of the world’s largest solar module manufacturers, with ...


    By First Solar, Inc.

  • Light at the end of the tunnel for the solar photovoltaic industry

    While the photovoltaic solar market has been one of fastest growing in the renewable energy sector, a new research study considers the current status and prospects as the economic recession grips the sector. Even if demand for solar modules continues to grow, the rapid expansion plans of many cell and module manufacturers could create periods where supply exceeds demand. In this scenario, ...


    By Research Analysts Ltd

  • Solar Photovoltaic Power Market to 2020 : Available At Researchmoz.us

    GBI Research, a leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research, “Solar Photovoltaic Power Market to 2020 Market Leaders to Achieve Grid Parity due to Decreasing Module Prices, Low Maintenance and Ease of Installation”. COMPLETE REPORT WITH TOC: ...


  • First Photovoltaic Solar Panel Installed on Largest Solar Project in the World

    Less than two weeks after its official groundbreaking ceremony, MidAmerican Solar and First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) marked another milestone at Topaz Solar Farms, located in San Luis Obispo County, Calif. On Wednesday, the first solar panel was installed on what is the largest solar project under construction in the world. When complete, the 550-megawattAC ...


    By First Solar, Inc.

  • Exelon to Expand Its Clean Energy Fleet with Acquisition of 230-Megawatt Solar Photovoltaic Project from First Solar

    Exelon Corporation today announced its acquisition of Antelope Valley Solar Ranch One, a 230-megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic (PV) project under development in northern Los Angeles County, Calif., from First Solar, which developed and will build, operate, and maintain the project. Construction has started, with the first portion of the site expected to come ...


    By Exelon Corporation

  • LightManufacturing Selects San Luis Obispo-based Power-Save Energy as Supplier of Photovoltaic Solar Panels for Solar Manufacturing Systems

     LightManufacturing's heliostats (sun tracking mirrors) keep reflected sunlight on a target, providing heat and light for buildings and industry without the use of fossil fuels. The firm's H1 heliostat is marketed as the 'lowest cost per reflected watt' heliostat available, in part due to the use of a tensioned reflective membrane instead of glass. The firm sells the H1 heliostat as a ...


    By LightManufacturing LLC

  • Global and China Photovoltaic Industry and Photovoltaic Glass Industry

    Photovoltaic glass, also known as solar photovoltaic glass or ultra clear photovoltaic glass, is mainly applied to solar PV power generation and solar PV components. Currently, ultra-clear patterned glass used for crystalline silicon solar cell components and TCO glass used for thin-film solar cell components are utilized most widely. In the global photovoltaic market, China sees rapid ...

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