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  • Instruments to measure solar radiation in the field of renewable energy

    In recent years, we have seen a marked increase in the demand for the construction of plants for the production of energy from renewable sources. Many efforts have been undertaken for the production of energy from sunlight, ...


    By Delta OHM S.r.L.

  • New climatology on clouds and radiation from weather satellite data

    The properties and distribution of clouds around the globe are important to climate research. There is now a 28-year compilation of clouds and radiation – a cloud climatology – based on data from polar satellites. The Earth’s climate is largely determined by incoming solar radiation. Clouds help to reflect some of the radiation away. “Roughly 30 per cent of the ...

  • TurkPower Announces Solar License Applications

    NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 07/27/10 -- TurkPower Corporation (OTCBB: GBIK) (the "Company") announced today that they completed a first round of solar license applications with a consortium of Turkish energy companies for a total capacity of 410 megawatts ("MW"). The Company will lead and manage the entire license application process for its clients, from project documentation to submitting ...


    By Marketwire

  • Solar Power 2011 - Solar PV Breaks Records in 2010

    By J. Matthew Roney Solar photovoltaic (PV) companies manufactured a record 24,000 megawatts of PV cells worldwide in 2010, more than doubling their 2009 output. Annual PV production has grown nearly 100-fold since 2000, when just 277 megawatts of cells were made.  Newly installed PV also set a record in 2010, as 16,600 megawatts were installed in more than 100 countries.  This brought ...


    By Earth Policy Institute

  • Abengoa finalizes the largest solar complex in Europe

    Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B), the company that develops innovative technology solutions for sustainable development in the energy and environment sectors, has begun operation of Solaben 1 and Solaben 6, two 50 megawatt (MW) parabolic trough plants located in Extremadura, Spain. The two plants belong to the Extremadura Solar Complex, the largest solar complex in Europe with 200 MW capacity, and produce ...


    By Abengoa

  • Solar Topps Reaches Two Megawatt Solar Supply Agreement With Power-One for American-Made Residential and Commercial Grade Solar Photovoltaic Power Inverters

    Solar Topps (http://www.solartopps.com), a fast growing solar installation company based in Tempe, Arizona, announced a Two Megawatt solar photovoltaic power inverter supply agreement with one of America's leading solar photovoltaic power inverter manufacturers, Power-One, which ...


    By Marketwire

  • Europe’s biggest solar power incentive bolsters Ukraine

    Solar-power capacity in Ukraine is forecast to double this year, spurred by the completion of Europe’s biggest photovoltaic plant in December and incentives a third higher than anywhere else in the region.   Developers in the former Soviet republic may add panels with 300 megawatts of capacity after last year installing about 200 megawatts, according to the Association of Alternative ...


  • Evergreen and Trina Likely Beneficiaries of Renewed Solar Support

    After being marred by uncertainty for most of 2011, solar stocks have been on the upswing in recent weeks as Japan's tragic nuclear crisis has led investors away from nuclear stocks and towards alternative energy plays such as solar. The Bedford Report examines investing opportunities in the Solar Industry and provides research reports on Evergreen Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: ESLR) and Trina Solar ...


    By Marketwire

  • Solar Outlook Shines as Germany's Nuclear Tolerance Fades

    After being marred by uncertainty for most of 2011, solar stocks have been on the upswing in recent weeks as Japan's tragic nuclear crisis has led investors away from nuclear stocks and towards alternative energy plays such as solar. The Bedford Report examines investing opportunities in the Solar Industry and provides research reports on Hanwha SolarOne Co. (NASDAQ: HSOL) and Energy Conversion ...


    By Marketwire

  • Statkraft opens first solar park in Italy - announces agreement for more solar parks

    Norwegian power generator Statkraft has opened its first solar power plant, Casale in Aprilia, Italy. Statkraft also announces an agreement with Siemens Energy to build more solar power plants in Italy. With a total capacity of 3.3 MW and an annual power production of 4.5 GWh, the Casale solar park will supply approximately 1200 Italian households with renewable energy. 'Developing solar power is ...


    By Statkraft

  • Sharp Supplies Thin-Film Solar Cells for Solar Power Generation Plant in the Kingdom of Thailand

    Tokyo, July 1, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Sharp Corporation has signed an agreement with NED(2) to establish one of the world's largest(1) solar power generation plants with a power generation capacity of 73 MW, and to supply thin-film solar cell modules and surrounding systems for the plant. The construction of the solar power generation plant will start in July 2010 and the operation is planned to ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • The national leader in the fabrication of solar tracking systems, MECASOLAR, opens in Extremadura

    - MECASOLAR is a company dedicated to the design, manufacture and distribution of state-of-the-art two axle solar tracking systems, which makes it possible to increase photovoltaic solar energy production by more than 35%. In 2006 it has obtained greater than 30% of the market share for this type of equipment in Spain. - Located in the Polígono Industrial of Talavera la Real, 16 km from ...


    By MECASOLAR

  • Water crisis pushes Brazil towards solar power at last

    Brazil’s devastating drought could have the unexpected consequence of finally prompting one of the sunniest countries in the world to take solar power seriously. The combination of an imminent energy crisis, as reservoir levels fall too low to generate power, and the appointment of a more ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Cheap Solar Panels Kits Available Online For Home Requirements

    The cheap solar panel is promoting the use of the cleanest form of energy generation to even individuals. To begin with the solar panels were a boon to the remote areas despite their formidable costs. The concerns over global warming, environment pollution and inflationary utility bills makes using this technology in the individual home a matter of dire necessity. The solar energy ...


    By Solarpanelsxpert

  • New era of competition dawns on the German solar photovoltaic market

    Research Analysts’ new report, The German Solar Photovoltaic Market, defines how recent changes in the global economic climate and national political support will see the dawn of a period of intense competition as the solar photovoltaic (PV) power industry nears grid parity. Although Germany’s geographical position on the world map does not make it an ideal location for solar energy ...


    By Research Analysts Ltd

  • Solar Panel Systems for Homes to Become Common Occurrence In The Near Future

    The solar panel systems for homes are very much in vogue across the country. The recent innovations in the solar power technology have promoted the manufacturers to bring out affordable modules for homes. However, there is a wide range of systems and every household has different needs. The online consumers can browse through a lot of information about manufacturers and the solar ...


    By Solarpanelsxpert

  • Chinese Energy Giant uses Delta-T’s SPN1 Pyranometer to monitor their New 100MW Solar Farm in Hebei Province.

    The China Three Gorges Corporation, one of the world’s largest renewable energy companies, is using the Delta-T Devices SPN1 Sunshine Pyranometer to monitor the performance of its huge new solar farm project in rural Quyang district - 230km southwest of Beijing. The solar farm is being built on more than 40 square kilometres of hilly, uncultivated land. The farm already has potential to ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • Acciona Energy invests EUR 500m in two solar thermal power plants in Spain

    The facilities will be operational in 2010 and will produce 244 million kWh a year, equivalent to the consumption of 75,000 homes The plants will cover 260 hectares -equivalent to 364 soccer fields-, with 1,520 collectors and 364,800 mirrors receiving the sun's rays ACCIONA is the first Spanish company with a commercially operational plant (Nevada Solar One, in the USA) that uses parabolic ...


    By ACCIONA Energy

  • Sharp and Enel Green Power Begin Operation of Solar Power Plants at Five Sites in Italy

    Osaka, Apr 12, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Sharp Corporation (below, "Sharp") and Enel Green Power(1) (below, "EGP"), announce that their joint venture company, Enel Green Power & Sharp Solar Energy S.r.l. (below, "ESSE"), which the two companies established in July 2010 for IPP business(2), began new operations at the end of March 2012 at solar power plants at five sites in Italy with a total ...


  • Ukraine Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 now available at ReportsandReports

    Dallas, ReportsandReports Announce it Will Carry Ukraine Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2015 Market Research Report in its Store. Browse the complete Report on: ...


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