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  • New Robot builds solar power plants

    Building open area solar parks is mostly manual work. Identical processes are repeated hundreds of thousands of times, so PV-Kraftwerker have been looking into automation options for some time. At the Intersolar North America exhibition in San Francisco, the company will present "Momo" for the first time in the USA. The mobile assembly robot named Momo can tackle the whole building ...


  • Apple to build solar plant to power data center

    Apple Inc. said it will pay for construction of an 18-megawatt photovoltaic solar plant in northern Nevada to provide power for a data center the technology giant plans east of Reno. The Fort Churchill Solar Array, to be built in Yerington, was included in a filing Monday by NV Energy Inc. with the Public Utilities Commission. Apple ...


    By Associated Press

  • Solar Field to Power Chevrolet Volt Assembly Plant

    The largest photovoltaic solar array in Southeast Michigan will be built at the General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant, turning sunlight into electricity to help power the home of the ...


  • Etrion Contracts Phoenix Solar to Build 2.6 MW Solar Power Plant

    Etrion Corporation ("Etrion" or the "Company") (TSX: ETX)(OMX: ETX), an independent solar power producer, and Phoenix Solar AG ("Phoenix Solar"), a leading photovoltaic system integrator listed on the German TecDAX, today announced a new agreement to build a 2.6 MW solar power plant near Nettuno in the Lazio region of Italy. Etrion will own the power plant, and Phoenix Solar will design, ...


    By Etrion Corporation

  • Canadian Solar Completes Sale of Solar Power Plant to Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners

    Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, today announced the Company has completed the sale to Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners ("Stonepeak") of a utility-scale solar power plant for approximately C$48.0 million (US$48.4 million).  As the developer, EPC and construction financier, Canadian Solar built the solar ...


    By Canadian Solar Inc. (CSI)

  • Call for Saudis to be a solar power

    The announcement by Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia sent tremors through global energy markets. He said that the desert kingdom – the world’s biggest oil exporter – would, within 20 years, no longer be dependent on oil revenues and  ...


    By Climate News Network

  • inAccess at Solar POWER-GEN

    Following its expansion of operations in US and the establishment of new offices in San Jose, CA, in view of forthcoming installations of inSolar platform, inAccess is exhibiting at Solar POWER-GEN, February 13-15in San Diego, CA.In its second year, Solar POWER-GEN offers a very informative conference and exhibition focused in the ...


    By InAccess

  • 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 ...


  • World`s Largest Solar Power Plant Produces Power with Canadian Solar Modules

    Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, today announced that it has supplied 636,000 solar modules for the world's largest solar complex in southern Brandenburg, Germany. Canadian Solar provided 148 MW of the system's total 166 MW to its two partners, saferay and GP JOULE. A portion of the system's core output, approximately 78 MW, ...


    By Canadian Solar Inc. (CSI)

  • SolFocus and Granite Chief collaborate on deployment of solar power plants throughout Mexico

    Mexico-based Granite Chief has partnered with SolFocus to develop several megawatts of solar power plants throughout Mexico. The power plants will use CPV technology with Granite Chief leading the development of the projects and SolFocus providing the technology needed to complete the installations. The first solar project will be a 1MW CPV solar farm at Apaseo el Grande, Guanajuato, which ...


    By SolFocus, Inc.

  • Fluor to Design Two New Solar Power Plants in Spain

    IRVING, Texas - Fluor Corporation (NYSE:FLR) announced today that Elecnor S.A. has awarded the company an engineering services contract for two new 50 megawatt (MW) concentrating solar power (CSP) plants in Alcazar de San Juan, Spain. Fluor booked the undisclosed contract value in the third quarter of 2010. “We are pleased that Elecnor has shown confidence in us to perform services for ...


    By Fluor Corporation

  • SkyFuel's Mirror Film Lasts the Lifetime of Solar Power Plant

    ReflecTech Mirror Film is used in place of fragile glass mirrors to lower the cost of SkyFuel's parabolic trough concentrating solar collector. In the solar thermal plants where these collectors are installed, the reflectors are expected to last for 25 years. Parabolic trough technology itself is considered mature, having been in ...


    By Marketwire

  • First Solar Installs 10 Millionth Power Plant PV Module

    First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced its Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) team has installed its 10 millionth solar photovoltaic (PV) module in a utility-scale solar power project. The installation took place at the 550 megawattAC (MW) Desert Sunlight Solar Farm solar project that the company is constructing for NextEra Energy ...


    By First Solar, Inc.

  • SRP, ASU Partner on 1-Megawatt Solar Power Plant

      MESA, Ariz., Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Salt River Project (SRP), Arizona State University (ASU) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) today announced an agreement to build a 1-megawatt solar photovoltaic power plant at ASU's Polytechnic campus in Mesa, Ariz. The ...


    By SunPower Corporation

  • Satcon Selected for 10 MW Solar PV Power Plant in New Jersey

    Satcon Technology Corporation® (NASDAQ CM: SATC), a leading provider of utility-scale power conversion solutions for the renewable energy market, today announced that it has been selected by Quanta Renewable Energy Services and Ryan Company to deliver 10 of its 1 megawatt (MW) Prism Platform™ Solutions for the 10 MW (AC) New Jersey Oak Solar PV Power ...

  • Satcon Selected for One of California’s Largest Solar PV Power Plants

    Satcon Technology Corporation® (NASDAQ CM: SATC), a leading provider of utility-scale power conversion solutions for the renewable energy market, today announced that it has been selected to supply 51 megawatts (MW) of its Equinox™ Prism Platform™ solution, a fully integrated multi-megawatt medium voltage (MV) building block, along with 1.5 MW of ...

  • Canadian Solar Supplies 5.1 MW of Solar Modules to EOSOL`s Solar Power Plant in South West of France

    Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies,announced todaythat the company has ...


    By Canadian Solar Inc. (CSI)

  • Ontario is home to the world`s largest solar PV power plant

    The grand opening of the Sarnia Solar Project - largest operational solar photovoltaic installation in the world - is a first for Ontario and for energy giant Enbridge Inc., owner of the project. The 80-megawatt solar installation includes about 1.3 million thin-film modules manufactured by First Solar and deployed on about 950 acres in Sarnia. That's enough electricity to meet the annual ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Obama Says US Supporting Chilean Solar Power Plant

    President Barack Obama said Monday that the United States wants to help Chile build Latin America's largest solar power plant. Obama touted the project during an Oval Office meeting with Chilean President Michelle Bachelet, who has returned to office after winning election in March. Obama said Chile has been a model democracy in Latin America and he wants to deepen cooperation between the two ...


    By Associated Press

  • Eaton to Provide Energy Management Solutions for Arizona’s Largest Solar Power Plant

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation (NYSE:ETN) today announced an $8.1 million contract to provide electrical power distribution system equipment for Abengoa Solar’s 280 MW Solana Generating Station, which upon completion, will be one of the largest solar power plants in the world. Located 70 miles southwest of Phoenix, the plant will use ...


    By Eaton Filtration, LLC.

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