domestic solar electricity News

  • National Drive Electric Week

    This week the nation is celebrating our friend the electric car, with parades, ride-and-drives, electric tailgate parties, and informational booths during National Drive Electric Week. What started out as National Plug-in Day in 2011, has grown into a ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Solar Energy - China

    Solar Energy - China Solar Energy Market In China  Description The solar energy market in China has been growing steadily and is expected to grow further. ...


  • Doing solar business in the UK

    Speech by Gregory Barker, Minister of State, to the Intersolar Conference. Originally given at Munich, Germany. This is the text of the speech as drafted, which may differ slightly from the delivered version. Introduction Pleasure to be here in Intersolar, one of the biggest solar conferences in the world 1500 exhibitors, 50,000 visitors. Apt also ...

  • Solar Energy UK

    Solar PV is an important part of the UK’s energy mix and very much a renewables success story – overall deployment has surpassed expectations. Since 2010, from a starting point of almost zero, you, the industry, have now exceeded 4GW of capacity. This is a fantastic achievement. It means that the UK now has enough solar to power more than 900,000 homes with over half a million ...

  • Solar Guide Survey Reveals Average Price of a Solar PV Installation

    Solar Guide, the free online resource for homeowners and engineers regarding all solar-related issues, has found the average price of a domestic solar PV installation to be less than GBP 12,000. Figures, taken from the second half of 2010, show the average cost of a completed solar installation was GBP 11,657. The research was carried out by Solar Guide to see ...


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  • PowerStream Solar Awards Carmanah $2 Million Solar PV Contract

    Carmanah Technologies Corporation (TSX: CMH) (Pink Sheets: CMHXF) has been awarded a contract by PowerStream Inc, to supply and install a 350 kW rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) system for the Thornhill Community Centre located in Markham, Ontario. The Carmanah rooftop solar PV system, valued at approximately $2 million (CAD), began construction in October 2011. ...

  • Solar Demand Outlook: Asia Pacific

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Solar Demand Outlook: Asia Pacific ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Solar Energy UK - roadmap launch

    Introduction Good morning. I am delighted to be speaking at Solar Energy UK - over 180 exhibitors and thousands of attendees. I’m also looking forward to seeing some of the stands myself: BPVA, to hear about Rated Solar Installer National Solar Centre, to learn about its exciting plans for research and development And I’m ...

  • Students compete to design solar homes

    (AXcess News) Cambridge, Mass. - If the predictions of 1950s futurists had come true, we'd be whizzing to work in hovercrafts as domestic robots cleaned our prefab domes. While such idealistic prophesies are often tempered by time, that hasn't kept academics and inventors from creating bold visions about the home of tomorrow. That's exactly what brought 20 teams from universities across the ...


    By Axcess News

  • FPL´s fuel-efficient Cape Canaveral Next Generation Clean Energy Center comes online ahead of schedule, serving customers with clean, domestic natural gas power

     Florida Power & Light Company today announced that its state-of-the-art Cape Canaveral Next Generation Clean Energy Center has begun generating electricity from clean, U.S.-produced natural gas. Over its operational lifetime, the new, fuel-efficient plant is expected to provide FPL customers hundreds of millions of ...

  • Chinese government policies are favorable for the Solar Energy sector

    The solar energy market in China has been growing steadily and is expected to grow further. Major government initiatives coupled with large scale demand from the export market has been attracting investments in the sector. (Solar Energy China)The report begins with an introduction to the global solar energy market ...


  • Could small-scale power units affect the balance of electricity supply?

    Small-scale solar power, wind energy and combined heat and power (CHP) generation units offer clear environmental benefits, but large-scale development of such microgeneration options could change electricity system dynamics. A recent study identifies how the Dutch electricity balancing market could be better adapted to absorbing large amounts of microgeneration. There are concerns that the ...

  • Move your solar panels and keep your tariff

    From summer 2019 medium and large building-mounted solar PV systems will be allowed to be moved between buildings without the loss of Feed-in Tariff (FIT) payments. Previously, if a FIT accredited installation was moved it became ineligible for further support. Now, landlords and tenants who cannot guarantee having long-term ownership or lease of a building can move their solar PV and keep their ...

  • Wind and Solar Energy Market in Turkey – Risks and Opportunities

    The demand for electricity in Turkey is expected to rise sharply in future. Since the government is keen to avoid foreign dependency, considerably more power will be required from domestic sources. Turkey has a huge potential in wind and solar energy thanks to favourable climatic conditions. To achieve the government's target of 20 GW installed wind energy capacity by 2023, the industry will need ...


  • India’s solar power set to outshine coal

    India wants to provide its entire population with electricity and lift millions out of poverty, but in order to prevent the world overheating it also needs to switch away from fossil fuels. Although India is blessed with ample sunshine and wind, its main source of energy is coal, followed by oil and gas. Together, they provide around 90% of the total energy demand of the subcontinent – ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Solar Companies in Connecticut Providing the Necessary Impetus to Homeowners

    Increasing demand for solar panel installation has resulted out of many aspects. Climate changes have been speculated for years. Non-renewable energy sources are considered harmful to nature and environment. They undoubtedly affect quality of air and make the atmosphere polluted. As a result more and more people are actively taking steps to avoid unnecessary pollution by reducing their dependency ...


    By Solarpanelsxpert

  • Clouds over China’s solar power industry

    The recent turmoil in China’s stock market has sent shockwaves through the country’s corporate sector, including its mighty solar power industry which in recent years has grown to dominate the world market. Harnessing solar energy is considered a key way of cutting back on fossil fuel use and of meeting the challenge posed by climate change. Seven out of the world’s top ten ...


    By Climate News Network

  • UK Solar PV Installers Hit Back at Energy Price Rises With Three Great Reasons to Go Solar

    During September 2011, the media has been providing yet more bleak forecasts for UK households, with a rise of between 10 and 20 per cent in energy prices expected for the coming winter. With global wholesale gas and electricity generation prices also remaining steadily high, solar photovoltaic panel (solar PV) installers Spirit Solar have renewed their efforts to offer UK consumers a viable and ...


  • Greg Barker’s speech for solar power UK

    Five years ago I wrote Power to the People. A pamphlet urging a radical shift to a far more decentralised local energy economy. A shift away from the dominance of a few energy giants towards a diverse, innovation rich energy sector.  A new vision of energy generation that empowers homes, businesses and communities. Since then, all that I have seen and all that I have learned, first as ...

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