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  • Masdar City Testing TVP Solar`s High-Vacuum Flat Solar Thermal Panels for Air-Conditioning

    Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release. Masdar City and TVP Solar have announced the completion of installation of a field of TVP Solar's MT-Power high-vacuum flat ...


    By MASDAR

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • Chromasun Announces SRCC Certification of Its MCT Solar Thermal Panel

    Industrial rooftop solar solutions company Chromasun announced today that the Solar Ratings & Certification Corporation ("SRCC") has officially rated the Chromasun MCT panel as the highest temperature solar collector ever tested. "Chromasun MCT panel testing was carried out at a record 179°C (354°F). SRCC certification now makes the MCT eligible for a range of solar thermal rebates, including ...


  • What You Need to Know About Buying Solar Panels

    Solar panels offer a fantastic way to decrease your carbon footprint, but they also help you to make savings on your utility bills in the long term. Solar photovoltaic (or Solar PV) panels are a fantastic to first step to alleviating stress placed on the national grid. Solar PV panels are ...


    By Centrica

  • Honeywell Launches Third-generation Film to Protect Solar Panels

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has introduced its third-generation laminate film designed to protect solar power panels from harsh environments while helping them maintain power output over their 25-year lifespans. The product, PowerShield® 3W, is a cost-effective backsheet for photovoltaic panels that helps protect the electrical circuits in solar panel modules, ...


    By Honeywell

  • Honeywell Introduces New `Cool` Film That Helps Solar Panels Beat The Heat

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has introduced a new black laminate film designed to help make black solar panels cooler and more efficient. All-black solar panels are increasingly being used on homes because they blend with rooftops more easily. PowerShield® Cool Black is a backsheet that helps reduce solar panel operating temperature by using an innovative and proprietary ...


    By Honeywell

  • 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 ...

  • Chinese Solar Cell and Panel Manufacturers Market Survey - 5th Edition

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:   Chinese Solar Cell and Panel Manufacturers Market Survey – 5th ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Chromasun Installs World's First Hybrid Photovoltaic Solar Thermal Panel Cooling System

    Industrial rooftop solar solutions company Chromasun today announced that it has extended its lead as a researcher and supplier of high performance energy solutions with the world's first installation of a hybrid photovoltaic panel coupled with a solar thermal cooling system. The project was deployed in San Jose, CA in September 2011. "This project is the first of its kind and uses the newly ...


  • KYOCERA Solar Panels Power Innovative Solar-to-EV Project with Smart City San Diego at San Diego Zoo

    Kyocera Solar Inc., a leading supplier of reliable solar modules and renewable energy solutions, announced today that its photovoltaic (PV) solar panels are powering the new 90-kilowatt canopy that charges electric vehicles (EVs) at the world-famous San Diego Zoo. The ...


    By Kyocera Solar, Inc.

  • Solar system at the height of 111 meters

    Austrian technology brings energy efficiency to the tallest building in the Czech Republic: The AZ tower injects energy into the 400,000-inhabitant city of Brno in the Czech Republic. The soon-to-be tallest building in the Czech Republic will be completed in May 2013 and does not only impress with its unique shape and color, but also contributes Austrian technology for renewable energy production ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • Testing Environment

    During the summer of 2012 I was one of the lucky, if undeserving, torch bearers for the London Olympics. The fact that a UN bureaucrat was given such an honour owes much to the growing importance of the environment in sport worldwide. Since 1994, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has been working ever closer with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to raise the 'green' bar of the summer ...

  • TÜV Rheinland Validates Performance of Solar Panel Made with ENLIGHT™ Polyolefin Encapsulant Films

    The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) continues to take steps to validate the benefits of using ENLIGHT™ Polyolefin Encapsulant Films technology to help harness the power of the sun and turn it into useful energy for the world’s needs. Crystalline silicon PV (photovoltaic) modules made with ENLIGHT™ Polyolefin Encapsulant Films were performance tested ...


    By The Dow Chemical Company

  • PV Evolution Labs teams up with Black & Veatch on Solar Panel Performance Models Improving Accuracy for PV Project Financing

    Two leading innovators of advanced PV module and system evaluation services, PV Evolution Labs and Black & Veatch, have teamed up to offer the industry’s first third-party PAN file generation and validation services. PAN files are a critical step in producing accurate models of a PV project’s performance and value. PV power plant ...


  • SunPower Launches X-Series Family of Solar Panels with World-Record Efficiencies of 21.5 Percent

    SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR), a global solar energy and technology provider, today introduced its SunPower X-Series Solar Panels (X-Series), a new product line for the residential market that offers an unprecedented 21.5 percent efficiency.  The X-Series delivers more energy, higher reliability and superior aesthetics than ...


    By SunPower Corporation

  • GE Plans to Build Largest U.S. Solar Factory in Colorado, Expand Solar Innovation in New York and Deliver Lighter, Larger, More Efficient Thin Film Solar Panels

    GE (NYSE: GE) today announced plans to build its new solar panel factory in Aurora, Colorado. When completed, the advanced manufacturing facility will create 355 jobs in Colorado and will be larger than any existing solar panel factory in the country today. GE anticipates the new factory will first start up earlier than expected with the first panels coming ...


    By General Electric

  • Artificial Cooling Tricky Topic for Climate Panel

    It's Plan B in the fight against climate change: cooling the planet by sucking heat-trapping CO2 from the air or reflecting sunlight back into space. Called geoengineering, it's considered mad science by opponents. Supporters say it would be foolish to ignore it, since plan A - slashing carbon emissions from fossil fuels - is moving so slowly. The U.N.'s expert panel on climate change is under ...


    By Associated Press

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