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  • High-power, self-cleaning solar panels

    There are two obvious problems with photovoltaic cells, solar panels. First, they are very shiny and so a lot of the incident sunlight is simply reflected back into the sky rather than being converted into electricity. Secondly, they get dirty with dust and debris caught on the wind and residues left behind by rain and birds. Now, research published in the International Journal of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • 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

  • Solar power to clean groundwater

    The US Environmental Protection Agency's Jared Blumenfeld (image), US Congressman Mike Thompson and Linda Adams, Secretary of the California Environmental Protection Agency have provided details about recent exciting energy conservation and cleanup accomplishments at the Frontier Fertilizer Superfund site in Davis, California. An electrical resistance heating system partially funded by the ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Abu Dhabi bets on anti-dust solar panels

    Abu Dhabi is teaming up with a global electronics company to develop better coatings for solar panels to make them cheaper and easier to keep clean in desert conditions. The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region stands to benefit from concentrated solar power (CSP) — a technology that uses ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Pakistan turns Desert into a Sea of Solar Panels

    One of the world’s largest solar plants has been opened in Pakistan with the aim of supplying clean, reliable energy and helping alleviate the country’s chronic power shortages. The plant, spread over more than 200 hectares of desert land in the south of Pakistan’s Punjab province, will generate 100 megawatts (MW) in its initial phase and more than 300MW by the end of the year, ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Move your solar panels and keep your tariff

    From summer 2019 medium and large building-mounted solar PV systems will be allowed to be moved between buildings without the loss of Feed-in Tariff (FIT) payments. Previously, if a FIT accredited installation was moved it became ineligible for further support. Now, landlords and tenants who cannot guarantee having long-term ownership or lease of a building can move their solar PV and keep their ...

  • Act Now and Earn More Money With Solar Panels

    As long as you have an energy efficient home, with the current 21p/kWh rate which is now guaranteed for solar panels you'll: -- Have reduced installation costs -- Generate free electricity for your home -- Receive a fixed income of around GBP 500 annually for 25 years -- Earn a 10-15% return of investment -- Export excess energy to the National Grid -- Be producing carbon-free ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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

  • CALSTART, U.S. Leader in Clean Transportation, Unveils SolarWorld Solar Panels at Head Office

    CALSTART, North America’s leading consortium to promote clean transportation technologies, today unveiled an 84.5-kilowatt solar array at its headquarters in Pasadena, Calif. The installation combines ...


    By WestStart-CALSTART

  • CAL-BAY INTERNATIONAL Testing New Multi-Tier Design Solar Panels for Clean Energy Production

    Cal-Bay International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CBYI) today announced the company is testing a newly designed multi-tier solar panel system for the production of clean energy. Company President Kevin Denniston commented that traditional Solar Energy panels work very well for the production of energy. The biggest drawback is the amount of ...


    By Marketwire

  • Solar's "Clean Energy" Reputation Comes Under Fire

    The number of headwinds facing the solar sector has grown considerably this month. The bankruptcy of several high-profile US solar companies has weighed heavily on solar stocks of late, while in China, environmental concerns are causing a dent in solar's clean energy reputation. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Solar Industry and provides investment research on ...


    By Marketwire

  • IKEA powers-up solar energy panels at College Park, MD store

    IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today officially plugged-in the solar energy system installed at its store in College Park, Maryland. The 148,200-square-foot PV array consists of a 1,196-kW system, built with 4,984 panels. IKEA College Park’s program will produce approximately 1,571,800 kWh of clean electricity annually, the equivalent of reducing 1,195 tons of ...

  • IKEA Powers-Up Solar Energy System`s Panels at Tampa Store

    IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today officially plugged-in the solar energy system installed at its store in Tampa, Florida.  The 148,700-square-foot PV array consists of a 1,189-kW system, built with 4,956 panels.  IKEA Tampa’s program will produce approximately 1,792,300 kWh of clean electricity annually, the equivalent of reducing 1,362 tons of ...

  • Solar Panel for Home to Make Power Outages a Thing Of The Past

    Looking forward to installing solar panel system in your house? You are probably on the right track. The option of installing solar panel for home use is being increasingly used by large number of people these days. Obviously, one of the main reasons is multiple benefits associated with it. Besides, the cost of installing the system could be quite affordable as there will be many solar panel ...


    By Solarpanelsxpert

  • Solar Panel Systems for Homes to Reduce Utility Bills and Improving Environment

    The solar panel for your home is one of the greatest options for everyone including homes and families of all sizes. Millions of Americans can now take the advantage of affordable solar panel system to reap the benefits of the free and endless fuel in the form of sun energy. The research in solar power generation has been going on for a long time. It has been a long and arduous ...


    By Solarpanelsxpert

  • Crystalline Solar Panel Markets to Reach $118 Billion by 2017

    MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Crystalline Solar Photovoltaics PV Panel Systems Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2011 to 2017," to their collection of Energy market reports. For more information, visit ...


    By Marketwire

  • XIOLINK Installs Solar Panels Atop Downtown St. Louis Headquarters

     XIOLINK, LLC, St. Louis' largest managed datacenter services and colocation provider,today announced the installation of an advanced solar electricity system to provide sustainable energy to its downtown St. Louis headquarters. XIOLINK's building at 1111 Olive St. becomes one of the first in the city's central business district to install solar panels. "We're committed to ...


    By Brightergy

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