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  • 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 ...

  • Weather Stations Monitor Solar Panel Arrays

    Columbia Weather Systems has added two ISO second-class compliant solar radiation sensors as options for its Weather MicroServer to improve monitoring the efficiency of solar panel arrays. The Kipp and Zonen (top) and Hukseflux thermopile-based sensors can be mounted horizontally for global radiation measurement or at plane of array (POA) for PV solar applications. With high performance and ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • SunPower Launches New AC Solar Panels with Integrated Microinverter Solution

    SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWRA, SPWRB), a Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems, today launched the SunPower® E18 & E19 AC Solar Panel series, integrating industry-leading AC microinverters with its high-efficiency solar panels.  SunPower is the market share leader in the U.S. residential market. The E18 & E19 AC solar ...


    By SunPower Corporation

  • 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

  • China’s low-cost solar panels dominant, but U.S. technology shines brightly

    The recent high-profile implosion of Solyndra, the solar manufacturer based in Fremont, Calif., can be traced to sprawling cities in China, where low-cost manufacturers have come to dominate the global industry by pushing down the price of solar panels to a point where most U.S. companies can’t compete. China now claims three-fifths of the world’s solar-panel production capacity. ...


    By Greentech Media

  • Weather Monitoring Aids in Expansion of Solar Power

    Weather has always been a challenge for solar. The growth of the industry is pushing it into territories where shifting weather conditions impact their effectiveness. Advanced weather monitoring is critical. It allows solar systems to adapt to their environment. Columbia Weather Systems, a professional weather monitoring system manufacturer located in Hillsboro, Oregon, offers weather stations ...

  • Finding the Right Weather Monitoring System for Solar

    Optimizing a solar plant to achieve maximum return is a challenge. Columbia Weather Systems tackles environmental monitoring. Weather data accumulation is recorded accurately and is easily monitored remotely. Three weather station configurations are highly customizable and are designed to be adaptable to the specific needs of a solar plant. All three packages are high-quality weather stations ...

  • SunPower Launches Solar Energy Monitoring Application for Android-powered Smartphones

      SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR), a manufacturer of high efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems, today announced the addition of a new solar energy monitoring application for Android™-powered smartphones to its SunPower ...


    By SunPower Corporation

  • AQMesh solar unit gives flexible air quality monitoring

    January, for many of us, is a strange time to focus on solar energy but a new solar power unit designed specifically to power the AQMesh air quality monitoring system can power a full-specification pod throughout any western European winter. Lithium batteries established AQMesh as the first reliable ‘small sensor’ air quality monitoring device that ...


    By AQMesh

  • Solar Power Technologies Receives ETL Certification for Clarity Monitoring System

    Solar Power Technologies Inc., a leader in intelligent monitoring and ...


  • EPA Installs Prototype Solar-Powered Monitoring System at Durham Library

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in partnership with Durham County, N.C., announced the Village Green Project that will make local air quality conditions available in real time to the public for research and educational purposes. The research project involves the installation and testing of a solar-powered air monitoring system that measures pollutants. EPA built the system ...

  • Former Brick Township Superfund Site Gets Remake as Solar Power Farm; Panels Provide Energy to Government Building, Local Parks

    Brick Township received the first-ever U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 2 Excellence in Site Reuse Award today for its use of 24,000 solar panels at a Superfund Site. The award was given to recognize Brick Township’s reuse of a former landfill site to create a solar panel array that supplies electricity to the township’s government buildings and community parks. The ...

  • Canadian Solar Launches New ResidentialAC Solar Solution at Solar Power International

            ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar, Inc., (the "Company," "we" or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, today launched its new ResidentialAC module, the latest addition to the Intelligrated™ ...


  • OPEL Solar, Inc. and IG Solar Partner

    OPEL Solar Inc. and OPEL Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE: OPL) (collectively "OPEL" or "the Company"), a leading global supplier of high concentration photovoltaic ("HCPV") solar panels and solar tracker systems, and a semiconductor device and process developer, announced today that it has signed an agreement with IG Solar of Madrid, Spain to expand the territory coverage to sell OPEL's high ...


  • 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 ...


  • Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony and Family Fun Activities Set for Installation of EPA Solar-Powered Air Monitoring System in Durham

    A ribbon-cutting ceremony for an innovative solar-paneled air monitoring system, incorporated into a park bench made from recycled milk jugs, will be held at 10 a.m. June 22 at Durham County Library South Regional. The prototype monitoring system developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is being tested at the library in partnership with Durham County. The system is the outcome of ...

  • Continuous Monitoring for Air Spora

    Continuous monitoring for Air Spora has been a specialised product development for Burkard Scientific (UK).   Volumetric spore and ...

  • Dark Horse Brewery Solar Roof

    Lighting Up The Dark Horse Brewery Patriot Solar Group (PSG) has teamed up with Contractors Building Supply, The Green Brewery Project, and the Dark Horse Brewing Company to create the first solar power-driven ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

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