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  • Solar Panels

    Challenger Hydraulics is part of a group of companies, one of which specialises in the manufacture of waste recycling equipment to minimise landfill and environmental impact. As a result the directors of the company are constantly looking at ways of reducing their environmental impact in line with the general ethos of the Challenger Group. This has driven us to installing a 37kW solar panel ...


    By Challenger Handling Limited

  • Future Solar Panels

    The solar panels we see tend to be rigid and black. Organic photovoltaic technology, by contrast, enables more translucent and more flexible solar panels in a range of colours to be manufactured. But this technology needs to meet certain requirements if it is to be accepted on the market: greater efficiency, longer duration and low production cost. So this research has set out “to analyse ...

  • A Bright Future for Solar Panels

    The future of solar panels is looking even brighter. New research by Cambridge University scientists has led to the development of a more efficient solar cell. Currently, solar cells capture part of the sun's light. Much of the energy of the absorbed light is lost as heat, meaning a maximum of 34% of the sunlight is converted to electrical power. However, Cambridge scientists have made a ...


    By Centrica

  • Panel Temperature Monitoring Optimizes Solar Panel Efficiency

    A specialized panel temperature sensor has been developed by Columbia Weather Systems for weather station applications monitoring solar panel arrays. The new sensor is available for Capricorn 2000EX Weather Stations™ or any CWS Weather Station using the ...

  • Green light for solar panels in Scotland

    The majority of householders in Scotland will be able to install solar panels and other energy generating equipment without planning permission from now on, although government ministers have yet to decide whether to exempt wind turbines and air-source heat pumps. Ground-source and water-source heat pumps will get the green light, as will flues for biomass systems which use organic materials. The ...


    By WWF International

  • Save Money on Installation and Solar Panel Grants With Solar Panels Prices

    Solar panels have been in the news a lot of late as the government attempts to cut the current solar panel grants in half. In an attempt to benefit from the higher Feed-In Tariff, there has been a gold rush in the industry. To help save homeowners more money, Solar Panels Prices has put an innovative quote system in place which could save customers up to 75% off ...


    By Marketwire

  • EU – China: Solar Panel Case

    It has been few weeks since the European Union led an investigation on alleged Chinese dumping on solar panels. This case was brought to Brussels’ attention by E.U ProSun, a European organization created by some industry professionals. Few years ago, the solar panel industry in Europe was mainly dominated by German companies such as SolarWorld, one of the leaders on the solar panel market. ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • IKEA Starts Selling Solar Panels For Homes

    Swedish flat-pack furniture giant IKEA will start selling residential solar panels at its stores in Britain, the first step in its plan to bring renewable energy to the mainstream market worldwide. The company started selling solar panels made by China's Hanergy in its store in Southampton on Monday. It will sell them in the rest of Britain in ...


    By Associated Press

  • Let the Sun Shine In _ On White House Solar Panels

    Technicians have finished installing solar panels on the White House roof, capping a project that President Barack Obama hopes will send a signal that renewable energy is feasible and environmentally shrewd. Obama said in 2010 that he would retrofit his family's new home with solar panels starting in 2011, then use the power generated to heat water for the first family and provide some ...


    By Associated Press

  • Solar Panel: European Union – China Dispute

    On June 4th, European Union commissioner Karel de Gucht announced his decision on the Chinese solar panels Tax dispute. Regardless of Chinese Authorities mobilization to avoid those penalties, taxes will be institute on solar panel importation from China. For weeks, Beijing warned Brussels about the consequences of a vote in favor of the tax on Chinese solar panels to ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • ReneSola Receives ´Desert-Proof´ Accreditation for Solar Panels

    DUBAI, UAE, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ReneSola (NYSE: SOL), a leading global manufacturer of solar photovoltaic ("PV") modules and wafers, has announced that following its participation at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) in Abu Dhabi earlier this year, a range of its PV modules have ...


    By ReneSola Ltd.

  • Solar Panels Market to Grow 38% Through 2014

    MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Global Solar Panels Market 2010-2014," to their collection of Energy market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/Infiniti-Research-Limited-v2680/Global-Solar-Panels-6611297/ This report forecasts the Global ...


    By Marketwire

  • Best Solar Panels for Home Lighting and Small Appliances

    The idea of using solar panels for homes is catching on very fast across the country. More and more people become conscious about the pollution concerns and global warming issues. The growing population is affecting the power generation directly in many ways which is detrimental to the earth. The heavy use of nonrenewable fuels is causing a rise in inflationary rates that is ...


    By Solarpanelsxpert

  • Anwell Begins Mass Production of Solar Panels

    Singapore, Mar 29, 2010 - (ACN Newswire) - Anwell Technologies Limited ("Anwell" or "Group"), a global supplier of advanced manufacturing equipment and process technologies for optical disc, OLED and solar industries is pleased to announce its official entry into the solar industry as it begins mass production of amorphous silicon ("a-Si") thin film solar panels using its in-house developed ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • SunPower Solar Panels Featured on ABC`s

    SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR), a Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems, today announced that its high-efficiency solar panels were installed on the Jusst Sooup Ranch that will be featured on ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition two-hour special on Friday, November 18.  The 25-kilowatt solar system is expected to generate ...


    By SunPower Corporation

  • New solar panel technology stylish and sustainable

    The new cell technology combines nanoparticles and organic dyes that can be produced in any number of colors and designs. The key component of the new modules is an organic dye which in combination with nanoparticles converts sunlight into electricity. Due to the small size of the nanoparticles, the modules are semi-transparent. This aspect makes them well suited for façade integration. The new ...

  • Dutch to test solar panels on bicycle path

    A project dubbed "SolaRoad" gets underway in the Netherlands this week, testing roadways as a potential canvas to collect solar energy. Fittingly for the cycle-crazy Dutch, the first SolaRoad is a bike path not far from Amsterdam. The path is built of massive, Lego-like modules of solar panels embedded in concrete, each with heavy-duty glass on top protecting them from wear. An additional rough ...


    By Associated Press

  • H2 Eco installs `invisible` solar panels

    Although solar PV panels are becoming far more commonplace, there are still times where home owners find the look of the panels too obtrusive. The team were recently called to a property in Wimborne where the homeowner was most keen to utilise solar energy, but had concerns about the visual impact on his roof. Not only that, but his neighbours had also made comments about seeing ...


    By H2ecO

  • Inventor Pushes Solar Panels for Roads, Highways

    The solar panels that Idaho inventor Scott Brusaw has built aren't meant for rooftops. They are meant for roads, driveways, parking lots, bike trails and, eventually, highways. Brusaw, an electrical engineer, says the hexagon-shaped panels can withstand the wear and tear that comes from inclement weather and vehicles, big and small, to generate electricity. "We need to rebuild our ...


    By Associated Press

  • Act Now: Solar Panels Deadline Revealed

    As expected, the Government have announced the changes they will be making to the feed-in tariff scheme linked with solar panels. The DECC have revealed that tariff rates will be slashed by nearly 25% on August 1, and the new tariff will be just 16p/kWh. This means there's little time to ensure you make maximum earnings. Installing and registering solar panels before August 1 will ensure you ...


    By Marketwire

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