photovoltaic solar energy News

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • Atlantic Wind & Solar Adds Four Rooftops to Photovoltaic/Solar Energy Program in Ontario

    TORONTO -- (Marketwire) -- 06/29/10 -- Atlantic Wind & Solar Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AWSL) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with an Ontario commercial real estate developer, which will allow it to develop and construct four more utility scale, solar rooftop projects. The projects will generate a combined name plate power capacity of approximately 492 kW. Under the ...


  • 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 ...


  • Research and Markets: Outlook for the Solar Photovoltaic Industry in 2H 2012 and Beyond Report Reviews Companies such as Solartech Energy and Gintech Energy

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bm9qlb/outlook_for_the_so) has announced the addition of the "Outlook for the Solar Photovoltaic Industry in 2H 2012 and Beyond" report to their ...


  • Solar Energy Products in China

    Bharatbook added a new report on 'Solar Energy Products in China' which gives solar energy products investment and demand for photovoltaic modules in China. Solar Energy Products in China to 2013Gains in solar thermal collectors will be primarily stimulated by rising personal incomes and expanding ...


  • The solar energy is booming at the RENEXPO

    The 1st International Solar Conference and Solar Park at the trade fair In Hungary, the theoretical potential of solar energy could be ten thousands of MW power, but the most significant limiting factor is the scarcity of available funding related to the high price of equipment. However, in view of the rate of sunshine in Hungary, the utilization of solar thermal technology is an excellent ...


    By Energy-Server - REECO GmbH

  • Global Photovoltaic Inverter Industry

    ReportsnReports.com adds "Global Photovoltaic Inverter Market 2009 2013 " new market research report to its store. Photovoltaic Inverters, also known as Solar Inverters, are electrical inverters that convert Direct Current (DC) generated by a photovoltaic array into Alternating Current (AC). Photovoltaic inverters are used to provide a clean reusable energy source for running home ...


  • Analyzing Carbon Nanotubes and Photovoltaics

    Analyzing Carbon Nanotubes and Photovoltaics  Carbon Nanotubes and Photovoltaics Market  The Sun, believed by the mankind to be just a mere ...


  • Harnessing Solar Energy at Home

    My brother just bought a farm. Well, not so much a farm as 40 glorious acres of potential just outside of Winter Park, Colorado. Now that the land is purchased, you'd think it would be easy enough to start working away, but lots of questions arise when you're building a home and starting from scratch. One thing they know for sure is their desire to build a zero-energy facility. This ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Astrum Solar Teams with DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions to Increase Solar Adoption and Promote Reliability Standards for Solar Modules

     Astrum Solar, the leading full-service home solar provider based in the eastern United States, today announced it has reached an agreement with DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions (DuPont) to collaborate on standards for solar installation offerings and ensure the continued use of premium quality system components. The agreement is designed to speed home solar installations through the adoption ...


  • Research and Markets: Global Solar Photovoltaics Industry - PEST Framework Analysis - 2012

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fsn5pm/global_solar_photo) has announced the addition of the "Global Solar Photovoltaics Industry - PEST Framework Analysis" report to their ...


  • The Economist’s Innovation Award for Energy and the Environment given to inventor of the point-contact solar cell, for pushing the boundaries in photovoltaic technology

    Come and meet the president and chief technology officer of SunPower Corporation, Richard Swanson, as he accepts an award at The Economist’s Innovation Awards Ceremony in London on October 29th. - The Economist is pleased to announce that Richard Swanson is the winner of The Economist’s Energy and Environment Innovation Award 2009 for his contribution to the development of highly efficient ...


  • Department of energy offers conditional loan guarantee commitment for innovative photovoltaic solar power plant

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced the offer of a conditional commitment for a $359.1 million loan guarantee to Mesquite Solar 1, LLC to support the development of a photovoltaic solar generating project.  The optimized 150 megawatt (MW) alternating current (AC) photovoltaic (PV) solar generation project is sponsored by Sempra Generation and will be located in Maricopa County, ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Frost & Sullivan: Renewables Boost the Power Industry, and Solar Photovoltaic is the Fastest Growing

    Increased decentralization, the need to decarbonize electricity generation, and digitization to boost operational efficiency are driving market opportunities in the power industry. Continued regulatory support for renewable energy in key markets will see global power investment reach $443.5 billion in 2017, according to a new  ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Sempra Generation Completes Largest U.S. Photovoltaic Solar Power Plant

    SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/01/10 -- Sempra Generation, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE), today announced that it has completed construction on the largest photovoltaic solar power plant in the U.S. The 48-megawatt (MW) Copper Mountain Solar facility, located in Boulder City, Nev., about 40 miles southeast of Las Vegas, is now generating enough emission-free electricity to ...


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