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  • Enel and ENAP Inaugurate South America`s First Geothermal Power Plant Cerro Pabellón

    Enel and ENAP inaugurated Cerro Pabellón, which is the first geothermal power plant in South America and the world's first large-scale facility of this kind to be built at 4,500 meters above sea level. The inauguration ceremony, which follows the start of operations at the second of the plant's two 24 MW-units, was opened by Chile's President Michelle Bachelet and attended by Chile's ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • New solar tracking controller for more power

    Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) troughs, towers, and Stirling engines can now create more power due to P4Q Electronics’ new Suntrack 32H solar tracking controller. CSP devices depend upon the accuracy of a controller in order to keep the sun on their pipes that create steam to move turbines. The Suntrack 32H follows the sun using the most accurate algorithm available. “There are close ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Levy Control Framework cost controls

    My Right Honourable Friend the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change is today announcing a package of reforms to take control of the costs of renewable electricity subsidies under the Levy Control Framework (LCF). This is part of the Government’s commitment to control energy bills for hard-working British families and businesses as we continue to move to a low carbon economy and ...

  • A Solar Battery Storage Revolution

    SolaX are pleased to announce the imminent launch of the new X-Hybrid 3-phase solar battery storage inverter, it is the latest incarnation of the market leading range of hybrid inverters, offering a flexible and scalable for both domestic and commercial properties. The three phase series includes inverters ranging in size from 5-10KW, also with the ability to install multiple inverters in ...


    By SolaX Power Europe

  • 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 Photovoltaic System in Lakatameia

    Our Results The Problem Mrs Charalambous is a hardworking woman wanted to reduce her annual electricity costs for her 4-family house in Nicosia. Since Mrs Charalambous was eligible for a government grant of 2,700€ for a  3kWp Photovoltaic Installation, she decided to visit our consultancy company in order to guide her through the most appropriate. Location: Lakatameia, ...


    By C.A.S. Energy Ltd

  • Solutia Demonstrates Advanced Solar Control, Range Extension Technologies at 2012 SAE Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Symposium

      SAN DIEGO, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Solutia Inc. (NYSE: SOA) will feature Saflex® S series advanced solar absorbing polyvinyl butyral (PVB) interlayers and XIR® reflective film products during the 2012 SAE Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Symposium Feb. 21 through Feb. 24, held in San ...


    By Eastman Chemical Company

  • Environmentally Friendly Dust Control Product Introduced to Solar Energy Facility in California Winnipeg, MB

    Due to the expanding global population and the increasing demand on energy resources, new alternative energy sources are in higher demand than ever in the world’s history. Solar power, which is the conversion of sunlight to electricity, is a fully renewable resource for energy production that is growing in production on an annual basis. A successful demonstration of Dust Stop was carried out at ...


    By Cypher Environmental Ltd.

  • Scatec Solar to build first large scale solar plant in West Africa

    An historic agreement to Build-Own-and Operate West Africa’s first utility-scale solar power plant was signed here today by Norwegian company Scatec Solar ( ...


    By Scatec Solar Solutions GmbH

  • Envision Solar Completes Second Solar Tree® Array Installation for NREL

    SAN DIEGO, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Envision Solar International (EVSI), a leading sustainable infrastructure product designer and developer, is pleased to announce the successful installation of a second Solar Tree® array for the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) at their Vehicle Testing and Integration Facility ( ...

  • meteocontrol North America and Princeton Solar Solutions Partner to Increase Solar Energy Production, Propel U.S. Solar Industry Growth

    meteocontrol North America today launched a strategic partnership with NJ-based Princeton ...


  • 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

  • Formula E powers up with solar

    At the Visa London ePrix either Lucas di Grassi or Sebastien Buemi will succeed Nelson Piquet Jr as the champion of the world’s first all-electric single-seater series. Briton Sam Bird retains a mathematical chance of winning the title, but to do this he needs to win both races, secure all the bonus points for pole position and fastest lap, and hope that neither di Grassi nor Buemi scores a ...

  • Solar boosts European inverters market

    The renewable energy boom across Europe has opened up an unprecedented market for solar energy-based inverters. An indispensable component of photovoltaic (PV) power systems, inverters typically convert direct current (DC) generated via PV modules from sunlight to alternating current (AC) for grid-connected systems. They are often used on boats, caravans and in remote areas where a mains supply ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Proposed Standard to Contribute to Solar Energy Efficiency

    Escalating costs and increased environmental awareness have made conservation a high priority for anyone concerned with satisfying a building’s energy needs. One approach to control costs is the use of energy control window films, which are the subject of a proposed new ASTM International standard, WK46378, ...


    By ASTM International

  • ABB automates solar cell chemical technology

    The expansion will enable Evonik to triple production of ultra-pure chlorosilanes, raw material in the production of photovoltaic (PV) silicon. PV silicon is the substance from which solar-grade silicon wafers are made, which are the key components in solar cells and solar power systems. Evonik is the world’s leading supplier of ultra-pure chlorosilanes, and the only company to operate dedicated ...


    By ABB

  • Wes Ltd develops solar powered dosing technology

    WES Ltd has developed a solar powered version of its popular and recently improved dosing CUBE concept. Based around 24V DC versions of the Alldos DDI range of digital dosing pumps, the system provides all of the usual advantages of the dosing CUBE with the added benefit of being able to accurately dose chemicals in locations where ...


    By WES Ltd / Weschem Ltd

  • Design Concept for Transformer-less Solar Inverter

    August 16th 2011 - Vincotech is able to offer a wide spectrum of power modules for solar applications. The announced technical paper provides application support information for transformer-less single phase solar inverter applications. It discusses different output filter configurations, like dual inductor with split winding and dual inductor with single winding. It is based on ...


  • Siemens Wins 20MW Idaho Solar Field Project

    Siemens Industry, Inc. today announced it has received a multi-million dollar order from Interconnect Solar Development, LLC, to supply solar technology for the 20MW Murphy Flats solar field located in Idaho – the first commercial solar field to be integrated within Idaho Power Company's (IDACORP, Inc.) service territory. IDACORP was prompted to explore renewable energy ...

  • Zoo goes solar in big green test

    Visitors to the Cincinnati Zoo are marveling at the sight: Nearly four acres of solar panels over a vast span of concrete parking lot. Billed as one of the largest public urban solar displays in the country, the $11 million solar canopy will do more than help control the zoo's $700,000 annual electric bill when it's turned on by the middle of ...


    By RBI Solar

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