off-grid solar power News

  • Yingli Green Energy Powers Tibetan Families with Off-grid PV Systems

     Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), a leading solar energy company and one of the world's largest vertically integrated photovoltaic manufacturers, which markets its products under the brand "Yingli Solar," today announced that its wholly-owned ...

  • Gamesa Finalizes Development Of Off-grid System Prototype

    November 10, 2016 -- Gamesa has achieved a new milestone in the development of its off-grid technology with the installation and start-up of a lithium battery for energy storage at the company's prototype in La Muela (Aragon). Gamesa's ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Conference to Examine Microgrids for Energy Resiliency and Off-Grid / On-Grid Applications

    Global microgrid capacity is expected to grow from 1.4 GW in 2015 to 7.6 GW in 2024 under a base scenario, according to Navigant Research.* The drivers behind this growth range from the need for greater grid reliability and resiliency, to the integration of more renewable ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Global Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Installation Market By Grid Type (Grid-Connected, Off-Grid) Market 2012-2018 - Industry Trends,Players,opportunity,fore

    Solar Photovoltaic (PV) systems are used to generate electricity through the photovoltaic effect. Solar radiation is trapped and converted to electricity via solar PV panels. The solar PV systems generate electricity with negligible carbon emissions thereby cutting the carbon level in the environment. Solar energy is freely and abundantly available, eliminating the cost involved in fuel input. ...


  • JinkoSolar Selected to Power First Ever Off-grid Utility Scale PV System in South Africa

    SHANGHAI, Aug. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a leading global solar power product manufacturer, will work with EPC partner Solea Renewables to deliver a Limpopo province chrome mine with the first ever off-grid utility scale photovoltaic system in South Africa. The 1 megawatt plant will produce approximately ...


    By JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.

  • 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 ...


  • 10 years’ company anniversary of Phaesun GmbH celebrated in the framework of first „Off-Grid Experts“ Event

    Solar enterprise Phaesun GmbH situated in Memmingen celebrated their „10 years of Phaesun and more than 500 years of Off-Grid experience“ anniversary on September 30 and October 1 together with their customers and 13 international manufacturers of the solar trade. On this occasion, the Off-Grid experts organised a two days’ exhibition with accompanying workshops. All in all, the ...


    By Phaesun GmbH

  • Ascent Solar to Exhibit at Solar Power International 2011

    Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ...

  • Solar power for the poor: facts and figures

    Solar power could help alleviate rural poverty. David J. Grimshaw and Sian Lewis shine a light on its progress, potential and pitfalls. Increasing access to energy is critical to ensuring socioeconomic development in the world's poorest countries. An estimated 1.5 billion people in developing countries have no access to electricity, with more than 80 per cent of these living in sub-Saharan ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Lift off - solar-powered plane takes 24-hour flight

    A solar-powered aircraft which one day hopes to circle the globe has started a 24-hour test flight in Switzerland. Solar Impulse took off shortly before 5 am GMT, Wednesday from an airfield in Payerne, 80 miles northeast of Geneva. The plane is being piloted by Andre Borschberg who will fly the plane to a height of nearly 28,000 feet (8,500 meters) throughout the day. During the evening ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Grid Parity for Wind and Solar Power - Future Outlook and Impact Analysis

    ReportsnReports add new market research report"Grid Parity for Wind and Solar Power - Future Outlook and Impact Analysis" to its store.The research provides historical and forecast (2006-2020) installed capacity for global wind and solar PV market. The report analyzes Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE) for wind and solar PV in major countries such as the US, Germany, Italy, the UK, China and India. ...


  • Solar power is cheaper than nuclear

    The Holy Grail of the solar industry - reaching grid parity - may no longer be a distant dream. Solar may have already reached that point, at least when compared to nuclear power, according to a new study by two researchers at Duke University. It's no secret that the cost of producing photovoltaic ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • New Battery Design Could Help Solar and Wind Power the Grid

    Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University have designed a low-cost, long-life “flow” battery that could enable solar and wind energy to become major suppliers to the electrical grid. The research, led by Yi Cui, a Stanford associate professor and member of the Stanford Institute for Materials and Energy ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • NREL Teams with SolarCity to Maximize Solar Power on Electrical Grids

    The Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and SolarCity have entered into a cooperative research agreement to address the operational issues associated with large amounts of distributed solar energy on electrical grids. The work includes collaboration with the Hawaiian Electric Companies to analyze high penetration solar scenarios using advanced modeling and inverter ...

  • Grid Parity for Wind and Solar Power - Future Outlook and Impact Analysis

    Grid Parity for Wind and Solar Power - Future Outlook and Impact Analysis" is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information and understanding of the wind and solar power markets. The research provides historical and forecast (2006-2020) installed capacity for global wind and solar PV market. The report analyzes Levelized Cost of Energy ...


  • Solyndra, solar power, and the road ahead

    The case of the solar company Solyndra has been getting widespread attention, but much of the current discussion misses the point. While some would like to portray the collapse of this company as the downfall of the U.S. solar industry, the larger picture tells a very different story. Solar power is rapidly expanding around the world, driven by opportunities for ...

  • Australia Solar Power Industry Opportunity Analysis

    MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Australia Solar Power Sector Opportunity Analysis" new market research report to its store. As Australia is moving towards increased solar power generation, the installed capacity of solar modules has shown considerable growth in the recent years. The use of solar energy for power generation had started way back in 1992 in the country with a few pilot ...


  • GE Launches Power Plant with Breakthrough Flexibility and Efficiency to Enable Greater Use of Wind, Solar and Natural Gas on Power Grid

    GE (NYSE: GE), whose technology helps to deliver a quarter of the world’s electricity, today announced a first-of-its-kind power plant engineered to deliver an unprecedented combination of flexibility and efficiency. By rapidly ramping up and down in response to fluctuations in wind and solar power, the technology will enable the integration of more ...


    By General Electric

  • Solar Photovoltaic Power Market to 2020 : Available At Researchmoz.us

    GBI Research, a leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research, “Solar Photovoltaic Power Market to 2020 Market Leaders to Achieve Grid Parity due to Decreasing Module Prices, Low Maintenance and Ease of Installation”. COMPLETE REPORT WITH TOC: ...


  • World Solar Power Topped 100,000 Megawatts in 2012

    By J. Matthew Roney The world installed 31,100 megawatts of solar photovoltaics (PV) in 2012—an all-time annual high that pushed global PV capacity above 100,000 megawatts. There is now enough PV operating to meet the household electricity needs of nearly 70 million people at the European level of use. While PV production has become increasingly concentrated in one ...


    By Earth Policy Institute

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