domestic solar panel News

  • 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 ...

  • Department of Energy to invest $50 million to advance domestic solar manufacturing market, achieve sunshot goal

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced a $50 million investment over two years for the SUNPATH program, aimed to help the nation reclaim its competitive edge in solar manufacturing. SUNPATH, which stands for Scaling Up Nascent PV At Home, represents the second solar Photovoltaic Manufacturing Initiative (PVMI) supporting the Department of Energy's ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Department of Energy to invest $50 million to advance domestic solar manufacturing market, achieve sunshot goal

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced a $50 million investment over two years for the SUNPATH program, aimed to help the nation reclaim its competitive edge in solar manufacturing. SUNPATH, which stands for Scaling Up Nascent PV At Home, represents the second solar Photovoltaic Manufacturing Initiative (PVMI) supporting the Department of Energy's ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • SolarWorld Solar Panels Go Prime Time at 63rd Primetime Emmy® Awards Show

    A canopy composed of 225 high-performance solar panels from ...


    By SolarWorld AG

  • 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 ...


  • National Solar Power Reaches Key Milestone in Florida Solar Farm Projects

    National Solar Power Partners has reached a major milestone in its plans to build solar energy facilities totaling 700 megawatts (MW) in Florida by completing an agreement to acquire several million advanced solar panels from SolarWorld, the largest solar-technology manufacturer in the Americas. The projects in Gadsden, Hardee and Liberty counties will showcase ...


    By National Solar Power, LLC.

  • 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

  • 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

  • China Consumes 33% of Global Photovoltaic Panel Shipments in Q4’12, According to NPD Solarbuzz

    The Chinese end-market dominated shipments of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels during the final quarter of 2012 with 33% of global end-market demand, according to new research released in the NPD Solarbuzz Quarterly report. “Just two years ago, the Chinese end-market was less than 10% of global PV demand,” stated ...


    By Solarbuzz

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 2017 is already looking bright for AES Solar

    2016 has been a challenging year for the UK renewable industries but also generally in the business markets due to a number of political outcomes and decisions which have created uncertainty across the globe. Despite these uncertainties it is with great pleasure ...


    By AES Ltd

  • What keeps solar energy executives up at night

    I found myself stumbling across a lot of discussion about solar energy the past few days. There is both good news and bad news. San Francisco where I live is host to the U.S. Solar Market Insight conference which is officially sold out so conference organizer GTM Research has teased those of us not attending with online conference highlights. GTM is doing the event in collaboration with the solar ...


    By Greentech Media

  • Chromasun and SunWater Solar Partner to Install California's First MCT Solar Cooling Project at Santa Clara University's 2007 Solar Decathlon House

    Collaboration Results in Unique Solar Air Conditioning Demonstration in the United StatesSAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/07/10 -- Industrial rooftop solar solutions company Chromasun today announced that it has partnered with SunWater Solar, a solar thermal technology integrator, to deploy California's first ...


  • 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 ...

  • AppliTek to provide analyzers for world’s largest solar power project

    With the inauguration of the world’s largest solar powered plant on Sunday 17th of March, AppliTek officially announces having procured the water analyzers for Shams 1, located in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The on-line analyzers will be used to monitor the water chemistry of the steam production of the huge power plant, i.e. boiler feed water quality and condensate return quality. The analyzer ...


    By AppliTek NV

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