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  • 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 ...


  • 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.

  • Trigeneration plant with Solar roof to provide Hospital with electricity

    Santa Maria della Misericordia Hospital in Perugia, Italy, has now a photovoltaic plant and a trigeneration plant to produce electricity. The trigeneration plant allows the joint production of electricity (for the total consumption of the hospital), thermal energy for the winter and air conditioning for the summer, using the heat recovery and exhaust gas cooling. The plant has an electrical ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • 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)

  • GM Ventures Invests in Solar Power Developer Sunlogics

      Investment strengthens GM's Clean Energy Commitment Global solar electric output equivalent to powering 10,000 homes annually   General Motors Ventures LLC announced today an equity investment of $7.5 million in ...


  • VDE Americas Enters North American Market to Meet Investor Demand for Solar PV Power Plant Quality Assurance

    VDE, a globally recognized premium certification body, today announced the establishment of a U.S.-based wholly owned subsidiary, VDE Americas. One of the first key activities is the introduction of a set of premium tailored products for the testing and certification of complete large scale PV systems with the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, a world-class applied research ...


  • SolFocus and Vision Electro Mechanical Company to Build the Largest Solar Power Plant of its Kind in Saudi Arabia

    Project is milestone for the commercialization of concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) technology in the Middle East BAHRA, Saudi Arabia & MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.- SolFocus, the leading developer of Concentrator Photovoltaic (CPV) solar systems, today announced that Vision Electro Mechanical Company, a subsidiary of Construction Products Holding Company (CPC), will build the first ...


  • Abengoa, international leader for power transmission and solar energy projects

    The company holds some of the most important positions in the prestigious ranking of leading international contractors published by the magazine Engineering News-Record (ENR). Abengoa (MCE: ABG. B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has been recognized as a leading company in ...


    By Abengoa

  • POWER Magazine Announces Renewable Top Plant Award Winners

    Each year, POWER magazine selects the most noteworthy renewable power plants worldwide to be designated Top Plants. Winning plants are profiled in the December issue, and awards are presented at a banquet the following May at the ELECTRIC POWER Conference & Exhibition. This year's award-winning renewable Top Plants are: Alamosa Solar Project, San Luis Valley, ...


  • Net Safety Monitoring offers `lowest power possible` on flame detectors and fixed gas detection

    Net Safety Monitoring designs every product with the lowest power consumption and the widest voltage range possible in order to offer two distinct advantages over other products in the market: huge cost-of-ownership savings for our customers and greatly enhanced system stability. With regard to system stability and performance, our Millennium II Series Gas Detectors and our Phoenix Triple IR ...


  • World’s Largest Operational Solar PV Project, Agua Caliente, Achieves 250 Megawatts of Grid-Connected Power

    First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced that the Agua Caliente solar project has achieved a peak generating capacity of 250 megawatts (MW)AC connected to the electrical grid. The project, which is under construction in Yuma County, Ariz., is currently the world’s largest operating photovoltaic (PV) power plant and will have a generating capacity ...


    By First Solar, Inc.

  • Macquarie Power & Infrastructure Income Fund to Acquire 20 Megawatt Solar Project in Ontario From SunPower

    Amherstburg Solar Park will be one of largest solar power facilities in CanadaTORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 06/23/10 -- Macquarie Power & Infrastructure Income Fund (TSX: MPT.UN)(TSX: MPT.DB.A) ("MPT") and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWRA)(NASDAQ: SPWRB) ("SunPower") today announced an agreement for MPT to acquire a 20-megawatt ("MW") solar photovoltaic ("PV") power project (the "Amherstburg ...


  • Fact Sheet: President Obama To Announce Historic Carbon Pollution Standards For Power Plants

    Today at the White House, President Obama and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy will release the final Clean Power Plan, a historic step in the Obama Administration’s fight against climate change. We have a moral obligation to leave our children a planet that’s not polluted or damaged. The effects of climate change are already being felt across the ...

  • FedEx Ground, BP Solar dedicate rooftop solar system

    FedEx Ground, the small-package shipping unit of FedEx Corp., and BP Solar today celebrated Earth Day by dedicating a large rooftop solar-electric system at the FedEx Ground distribution hub here. The companies were honored to share the occasion with Kim Guadagno, New Jersey Lieutenant Governor and other public officials. Completed in December 2009, the solar power project is the third between a ...

  • NOV Mono provides solar solution for welsh water

    As part of a major project to improve treatment efficiency, NOV Mono has installed a solar powered recirculating pump at Welsh Water’s Llanrhidian WwTW, a remotely located wastewater plant on the Gower Peninsular which has no power supply. Llanrhidian WwTW, which consists of a biological filter bed and two final tanks, was found to be drying out during long spells of dry weather, killing ...

  • General Motors Joins Solar Energy Industries Association

    General Motors is now a member of the Solar Energy Industries Association, joining other renewable energy advocates supporting a strong U.S. solar industry. “Part of our renewable energy goal as a company involves helping other organizations learn how to successfully implement renewable energy strategies,” said Rob Threlkeld, renewable ...


  • GM’s Changwon Assembly Announces 3MW Solar Project

    SOURCE: General Motors DESCRIPTION:CHANGWON, South Korea, December 10, 2012 /3BL Media/ – General Motors announced today that its Changwon Assembly plant, home of the brand new Chevrolet Spark ...


    By 3BL Media

  • LA County Approves First Solar to Start Module Installation at AV Solar Ranch One

    The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works and First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) have reached an agreement on the installation of solar modules at the Solar Ranch One photovoltaic (PV) power plant currently under construction in the Antelope Valley. The agreement enables First Solar to continue construction activities of the 230-megawatt power plant that, when ...


    By First Solar, Inc.

  • Chevrolet Harnesses Sun to Power Volts and Dealerships

      Capacity to charge a dozen Volts daily; excess energy to supplement dealer's use Two dozen U.S. dealerships pledge to install solar-powered charging stations   Chevrolet is harnessing the power of the sun to install solar-powered electric charging ...


  • Trina Solar Announces First Quarter 2011 Results

    Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a leading integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic products from the production of ingots, wafers and cells to the assembly of PV modules, announced today its financial results for the first quarter of 2011. First Quarter 2011Financial and Operating Highlights ...


    By Trina Solar Limited (TSL)

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