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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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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 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

  • Buy Solar Panels For Home Contributing To Cleaner Greener Environment

    The people can buy solar panels for home applications whether they have separate homes or living in a condo. The latest solar panel system technology allows customers to install these panels in more ways than one. However, homeowners renovating their homes can increase their resale values greatly by having solar panel system installed in their new roofs. This will bring down the ...


    By Solarpanelsxpert

  • AstraZeneca Installs 7,300-Panel Solar Energy System on Wilmington Campus

    AstraZeneca(NYSE: AZN) announced today the installation of a 7,300-panel solar energy project that produces energy equivalent to about 10 percent of the campus’ office ...

  • Crystalline Solar Photovoltaics PV Panel Systems Market Forecasts to 2017

    WinterGreen Research announces that it has a new study on Crystalline Solar Panel Market Shares and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2011-2017. The 2011 study has 651 pages, 220 tables and figures. Crystalline is the largest of three solar energy technology markets. Crystalline is evolving a significant market presence and is expected to continue to be used in very northern or very southern climates where ...


  • Solar Panel Rentals For US Homes Cost Less Than STD Utility

    Is the Sun finally rising on Solar Power? In 1931, Thomas Edison had a conversation with Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone. He said, “I’d put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don’t have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that.” We have waited 76 years, but an innovative company may have finally found a solution. The sun supplies enough ...


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