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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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • Cheap Solar Panels Kits Available Online For Home Requirements

    The cheap solar panel is promoting the use of the cleanest form of energy generation to even individuals. To begin with the solar panels were a boon to the remote areas despite their formidable costs. The concerns over global warming, environment pollution and inflationary utility bills makes using this technology in the individual home a matter of dire necessity. The solar energy ...


    By Solarpanelsxpert

  • U.S. EPA Honors GRID Alternatives for Solar Panel Job Training

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld today recognized nonprofit GRID Alternatives as a Climate Change Champion. The EPA Pacific Southwest Region’s Environmental Award was presented at a ceremony hosted by the Hopland Band of Pomo Indians in Hopland, California. “EPA applauds GRID Alternatives for championing clean technologies to ...

  • Solar panels power groundwater cleanup at Davis, California superfund site

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Jared Blumenfeld, U.S. Congressman Mike Thompson and Linda Adams, Secretary of the California Environmental Protection Agency today hosted a press conference and media tour to provide details about recent exciting energy conservation and cleanup accomplishments at the Frontier Fertilizer Superfund site in Davis, California. An innovative electrical ...

  • Solar Panels In Rancho Cucamonga Producing Greener Energy And Free Electricity

    “The idea of installing solar panels in Rancho Cucamonga is getting increasingly famous due to a wide range of benefits that one can get with solar panel system. Read more to know about these benefits and also important things to consider before purchasing solar panel.” Thinking of going solar? Then the first step that one would probably need to take is to look for reputable ...


    By SouthernCaliforniaSolar

  • IKEA powers-up solar energy system`s panels at Orlando store

    IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today officially plugged-in the solar energy system installed at its store in Orlando, Florida.  The 120,900-square-foot PV array consists of a 967-kW system, built with 4,115 panels.  IKEA Orlando’s program will produce approximately 1,421,500 kWh of clean electricity annually, the equivalent of reducing 1,080 tons of ...

  • Suntech Provides 3.4MW of Solar Panels for Edwards Air Force Base

      SAN FRANCISCO, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP), the world's largest producer of solar panels, recently supplied 3.4 megawatts (MW) of solar panels for a solar installation at Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California. The solar installation at ...

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