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  • Robots Saving Labor Costs At Solar Energy Plants

    A team of robots in California is hard at work installing and cleaning 45-pound solar panels. The robot named Spot moves along rows of panels cleaning off the entire months’ worth of dirt and grime, and then dries them off with a squeegee. Cleaning and installing solar panels is monotonous work, and it is rather hot out there all day in the sun. Not to these workers, they are ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • A dirt sensor for solar plants

    The mirrors that incorporate the heliostats, parabolic concentrators or solar device are exposed to the toughest of atmospheric conditions and, in some cases, endure extreme conditions owing to the places where they are located, chosen to make the most of the hours of sunlight. The inclemency of the weather, like rain, wind or dust cause impurities and dirt to accumulate on the mirrors and the ...

  • Morocco unveils massive solar plant

    Morocco's King Mohammed VI unveiled one of the world's biggest solar plants Thursday, taking advantage of the Sahara sunshine and a growing global push for renewable energy. The $3.9-billion project in the southern town of Ouarzazate, also known as Noor I, is the first phase of a project expected to provide 1.2 million Moroccans with power. Row after row of solar panels glisten in the sunlight, ...


    By Associated Press

  • Eaton to Provide Energy Management Solutions for Arizona’s Largest Solar Power Plant

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation (NYSE:ETN) today announced an $8.1 million contract to provide electrical power distribution system equipment for Abengoa Solar’s 280 MW Solana Generating Station, which upon completion, will be one of the largest solar power plants in the world. Located 70 miles southwest of Phoenix, the plant will use ...


    By Eaton Filtration, LLC.

  • Biomass Plant Commits to Rooftop Solar Energy Park in Mattawa, Ontario

    BioSila Canada Corp. announced today they have entered into an agreement with Toronto based, Atlantic Wind & Solar Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AWSL), to incorporate a 500kW solar energy system on the rooftop of one of their biomass fuel manufacturing plants. BioSila Chairman, Mr. John Mumlek, comments, "As part of our commitment to preserving the environment, utilizing our 200,000 ...


    By Marketwire

  • SunPower Starts Construction on 100-Megawatt Boulder Solar Plant for NV Energy

    SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) announced today that construction has commenced on Boulder Solar, a 100-megawatt (AC) solar power plant located in the Eldorado Valley of Boulder City, Nev. NV Energy has contracted to buy the power generated at the plant under a 20-year power purchase agreement. "With more than 5.8 gigawatts of operating solar systems worldwide, the power plants we deliver leverage ...


    By SunPower

  • Uterne Solar Power Plant Now Providing Clean Energy in Alice Springs

    SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWRA, SPWRB) today announced the completion of Australia's largest tracking solar power plant, the 1-megawatt (MW) Uterne solar power plant in Alice Springs. The Uterne project features more than 3,000 high-efficiency SunPower solar photovoltaic panels generating up to 50 percent more electricity than conventional solar panels. Installed on ...


    By SunPower Corporation

  • Iberdrola Renewables Signs Deal for Solar Energy Plant in Arizona

    PORTLAND, Ore. - Salt River Project and Iberdrola Renewables have signed a 25-year power purchase agreement for 20 megawatts of solar photovoltaic energy from a Pinal County facility. SRP will purchase all of the solar energy produced at the Copper Crossing Solar Ranch, which is expected to be online by June 2011. The solar energy will be produced using photovoltaic panels and will produce an ...


    By Iberdrola

  • Yingli Green Energy to Power the Largest Solar Plant in Singapore

    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", announced today that its wholly-owned ...

  • SolarReserve Receives Environmental Approval For Breakthrough Solar Plant With Energy Storage In Chile

    SolarReserve, the industry leader in baseload solar power solutions and advanced solar thermal technology, has received environmental approval from the Chilean government to develop one of the world's largest solar projects with energy storage. Utilizing SolarReserve's proprietary solar thermal energy ...


    By SolarReserve

  • 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

  • Circleville, Ohio Solar Plant shows value of clean energy tax credits

    As part of the Obama Administration’s all-out, all-of-the-above approach to American energy, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today recognized the grand opening of DuPont’s expanded manufacturing plant in Circleville, Ohio and called on Congress to extend the expiring clean energy tax credits that made this investment possible. “The Circleville plant expansion exemplifies ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • City of Parlier Waste Water Treatment Plant Gets Solar Energy

    Conergy’s Solar Large Projects Group has partnered with solar developer Enfinity to complete a three-acre solar energy park for the municipal waste water treatment plant in Parlier, California. Enfinity developed and financed the installation, and selected Conergy to ...


  • Four New Solar Plants to Deliver Clean Energy for Florida

    Black & Veatch has been selected to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services on four solar energy projects for Florida Power & Light (FPL). The plants are part of an extensive renewable energy program designed to help deliver additional electric supplies to meet increasing population and business growth in the region. The combined output of the projects will ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • The largest solar energy plant in Oceania operating with Ingeteam inverters

    Ingeteam has broken into the Oceania market. The largest photovoltaic installation in the whole of Oceania – the Royalla Solar Farm – is up and running with Ingeteam technology. The 20 MW plant is located 23 kilometres south of Canberra, Australia. Thanks to the 20 Ingeteam inverters, this photovoltaic plant already supplies energy to 4,500 Australian homes. The solar energy plant, ...

  • Energy Department finalizes $337 million loan guarantee to mesquite solar 1 for innovative solar power plant

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced that the Energy Department finalized a $337 million loan guarantee to Mesquite Solar 1, LLC to support the development of an innovative photovoltaic solar generating project.  The optimized 150 megawatt (MW) alternating current photovoltaic (PV) solar generation project will be located in Maricopa County, Arizona, approximately 45 miles west ...


    By US Department of Energy

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  • Canadian Solar Becomes the Majority Module Supplier to a 10.7 MW French Solar Power Plant of EOSOL Energies Nouvelles

    Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, today announced that the company will supply 8 MW of solar modules to EOSOL Energies Nouvelles' new ground-mounted solar power plant that will have an installed capacity of 10.7 MW. The new solar power plant will be built in Saint-Leger in the south west of France with a total of 39,500 ...


    By Canadian Solar Inc. (CSI)

  • Solar Energy: TÜV Rheinland Involved in Construction of World’s Largest Fresnel Solar Power Plant as an Independent Certifier

    TÜV Rheinland accompanied the construction of the world’s largest solar thermal power plant, Puerto Errado 2 in Spain, as a neutral certifier. On behalf of several companies involved in the project, the testing service provider’s specialists examined all phases of construction of the power plant as an independent certifier and accompanied the relevant quality inspections. ...


    By TÜV Rheinland AG

  • Trigeneration plant with Solar roof to provide Hospital with electricity

    Santa Maria della Misericordia Hospital in Perugia, Italy, has now a photovoltaic plant and a trigeneration plant to produce electricity. The trigeneration plant allows the joint production of electricity (for the total consumption of the hospital), thermal energy for the winter and air conditioning for the summer, using the heat recovery and exhaust gas cooling. The plant has an electrical ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

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