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  • Canadian solar helping to power France

    c one of the world's largest solar companies, has supplied 8 MW of solar modules to a solar power plant constructed by EOSOL Energies and the Caisse des depots et consignations in Villeneuve de Marsan, Aquitaine, France. The new solar power plant, inaugurated on April 18th is expected to provide the equivalent, in terms of production capacity, to the average annual electricity consumption of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Net Metering 2.0- The Value of Solar Tariff

    Finally, a utility-connected solar program that works for everyone. With the price of solar down 80% and new data ...


    By SolPowerPeople, Inc

  • New REC Peak Energy solar module delivers more power per square meter

    Sandvika, April 22, 2010: Fourth generation module, the first commercial product from one of the world's largest integrated solar manufacturing facilities, provides more power per square meter with efficient cell and glass design and an average increase of nine watts per module.The REC Peak Energy Module is the first commercial ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Dominion Virginia Power Proposes New Rate to Encourage Solar Power in The Commonwealth

     Dominion Virginia Power took a second step today to add more of the sun's energy to its electricity grid by proposing a new rate that includes a premium to encourage customers to install solar panels and sell the electricity to the company. In a filing with the Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC), the company is seeking permission to buy solar-generated electricity from residential ...


    By Dominion

  • New solar tracking controller for more power

    Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) troughs, towers, and Stirling engines can now create more power due to P4Q Electronics’ new Suntrack 32H solar tracking controller. CSP devices depend upon the accuracy of a controller in order to keep the sun on their pipes that create steam to move turbines. The Suntrack 32H follows the sun using the most accurate algorithm available. “There are close ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Cooley Technology Powers Times Square Solar Billboard

    Eco-Billboard system utilizes thin film photovoltaic technology. Pawtucket, RI—Cooley Group announces the development of an eco-friendly thin film solar powered billboard system (patent pending). In its first application, the Cooley Group has partnered with Ricoh Americas Corporation, Takara Media, Lamar Advertising and Xunlight Corporation, to install this flexible, lightweight solar ...


    By Cooley Group

  • New Solar Tracking Controller for More Power

    Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) troughs, towers, and Stirling engines can now create more power due to P4Q Electronics’ new Suntrack 32H solar tracking controller.   CSP devices depend upon the accuracy of a controller in order to keep the sun on their pipes that create steam to move turbines.  The Suntrack 32H follows the sun using the most accurate algorithm available. ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Global Concentrated Solar Power Market 2012-2016

    TechNavio''s analysts forecast the Global Concentrated Solar Power market to grow at a CAGR of 12.01 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increase in legislations in the Renewable Energy sector. The Global Concentrated Solar Power market has also been witnessing the increase in large-scale CSP production. However, the reduction in ...

  • Solar-powered plane ready for first international flight

    Solar Impulse is on standby for its first international flight this week. Brussels has been chosen as the destination for the first venture outside Swiss borders, which follows the solar powered aircraft's maiden flight and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Canadian Solar Powers the City of Cavriglia with Photovoltaic Energy

    Canadian Solar (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, has announced the provision of 12,465 high-performing photovoltaic modules for a ground-mount solar power plant installed on a former mining site in the Italian city of Cavriglia (Arezzo). The 10 MW plant, which has been operational since October contains over 40,000 modules including Canadian Solar's CS6P-P series, will ...


    By Canadian Solar Inc. (CSI)

  • SunPower Solar Power System Makes News For Bloomberg

    SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) today announced the completion of a 1.8-megawatt solar power system for Bloomberg in New Jersey. The eight-acre, ground-mounted solar tracking system is generating the equivalent of 58 percent of electricity demand at the 100,000-square-foot main building at Bloomberg's Skillman, N.J. campus. It is the first completed renewable energy project at a Bloomberg facility. ...


    By SunPower Corporation

  • Global Concentrated Solar Power Market 2012-2016

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Concentrated Solar Power Market 2012-2016 ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Solarexpo (Italy), SNEC PV Power Expo (China) and Solar Power International (USA) launch the Global Solar Alliance (GSA)

    A worldwide network of trade events and technical-scientific conferences A dialogue platform for the international solar industry A catalyst for the development of new and emerging markets for solar technologies Verona, Italy, May 7th 2012 - Solarexpo (Italy), SNEC PV Power Expo (China) and Solar Power International (USA) today reached an ...


    By Expoenergie srl.

  • Study Finds Net Metering Imposes Significant Costs on Non-Solar Customers

    The Electric Markets Research Foundation has released a white paper that says preliminary research reveals the value of solar diminishes as more rooftop solar is added to the grid and the costs of net metering to customers without rooftop solar become so ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Standard Solar Installs Fourth Aggregate Net-Metered Solar System in Kent County at Fairlee Lagoons

    Standard Solar, Inc., a leader in the full-service development, construction, integration, financing and installation of solar electric systems, today announced it has completed the ...


    By Standard Solar, Inc.

  • Lift off - solar-powered plane takes 24-hour flight

    A solar-powered aircraft which one day hopes to circle the globe has started a 24-hour test flight in Switzerland. Solar Impulse took off shortly before 5 am GMT, Wednesday from an airfield in Payerne, 80 miles northeast of Geneva. The plane is being piloted by Andre Borschberg who will fly the plane to a height of nearly 28,000 feet (8,500 meters) throughout the day. During the evening ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Solar Paint and Other Solar Surprises

    Solar paint - just paint it on your wall, car, boat - and you can start generating electricity. Chemical engineer Cyrus Wadia says, 'Today this is science fiction; but everything we do is moving us toward that. A doctoral student with UC Berkeley's interdisciplinary Energy and Resources Group, Wadia came back to school after six years in business. He spends long hours in the lab 'synthesizing ...

  • Green mountain power-Shelburne farms solar project moves ahead

    Green Mountain Power and Shelburne Farms are working together to build solar generation at Shelburne Farms. Under the terms of a 25-year cooperative agreement, Green Mountain Power will install a 770 solar panel array at Shelburne Farms. The panels will occupy three quarters of an acre in a field that Shelburne Farms has recently designated as a "Solar Orchard." Mary Powell, Green Mountain Power ...

  • New educational website offers one-stop solar power resource

    SMA America, Inc., the United States division of global solar technology giant SMA Solar Technology AG, has launched www.Solar-is-Future.com. This user-friendly, educational Web site explains how solar energy can be harvested and utilized via animation, illustrations and descriptions in easy-to-understand language. At Solar-is-Future.com, visitors can research the benefits of solar power and how ...


    By SMA America, LLC

  • Uterne Solar Power Plant Now Providing Clean Energy in Alice Springs

    SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWRA, SPWRB) today announced the completion of Australia's largest tracking solar power plant, the 1-megawatt (MW) Uterne solar power plant in Alice Springs. The Uterne project features more than 3,000 high-efficiency SunPower solar photovoltaic panels generating up to 50 percent more electricity than conventional solar panels. Installed on ...


    By SunPower Corporation

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