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  • Panel Temperature Monitoring Optimizes Solar Panel Efficiency

    A specialized panel temperature sensor has been developed by Columbia Weather Systems for weather station applications monitoring solar panel arrays. The new sensor is available for Capricorn 2000EX Weather Stations™ or any CWS Weather Station using the ...

  • SunPower Solar Panels Featured on ABC`s

    SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR), a Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems, today announced that its high-efficiency solar panels were installed on the Jusst Sooup Ranch that will be featured on ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition two-hour special on Friday, November 18.  The 25-kilowatt solar system is expected to generate ...


    By SunPower Corporation

  • Abu Dhabi bets on anti-dust solar panels

    Abu Dhabi is teaming up with a global electronics company to develop better coatings for solar panels to make them cheaper and easier to keep clean in desert conditions. The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region stands to benefit from concentrated solar power (CSP) — a technology that uses ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • 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 ...

  • BMW and Honda Fitting Solar Panels at Their Car Factories

    Motoring giants BMW and Honda are set to be next in line to fit solar pv panels at their production facilities. Both of the behemoths in the automobile industry are looking to start incorporating more on-site solar electricity generation. Honda has been installing solar power generation systems at their plants all around Japan and they have so ...


  • BioSolar Backed Solar Panels Debut at GovGreen Conference

    BioSolar, Inc. (OTCBB: BSRC), developer of a breakthrough technology to produce bio-based materials from renewable plant sources that reduce the cost of photovoltaic (PV) solar modules, today reported that the company will present BioBacksheet integrated PV panels at the GovGreen Conference held in Washington DC later this week. The panels were produced by four ...


    By BioSolar, Inc.

  • EU slaps levies on Chinese solar panel imports

    The European Union says it will impose anti-dumping levies on imports of Chinese solar panels, in a move that could trigger a trade war between two of the world's largest economies. The 27-nation bloc will impose a tariff of about 12 percent on the import of solar panels, cells and wafers this week, EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht announced Tuesday. That will increase to an average of 47 ...


    By Associated Press

  • Cheaper solar panels fuel rise in renewable energy

    A dramatic drop in the price of solar power technology last year helped the continued growth of renewable energy, according to a U.N.-backed report published Wednesday. Global energy-generating capacity from renewable sources rose by 115 gigawatts in 2012, compared with 105 gigawatts the previous year, the report by the Paris-based think tank REN21 ...


    By Associated Press

  • SolarWorld Solar Panels Power Largest Solar Installation in West Virginia

    American Public University System (APUS), an online higher-education provider focused on the military and public service communities, has christened the largest solar array in West Virginia. The 407-kilowatt system is comprised of ...


    By SolarWorld AG

  • First Photovoltaic Solar Panel Installed on Largest Solar Project in the World

    Less than two weeks after its official groundbreaking ceremony, MidAmerican Solar and First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) marked another milestone at Topaz Solar Farms, located in San Luis Obispo County, Calif. On Wednesday, the first solar panel was installed on what is the largest solar project under construction in the world. When complete, the 550-megawattAC ...


    By First Solar, Inc.

  • Best Solar Companies in Long Beach for Installing Affordable Solar Panel on Home

    It could be easier to locate the best solar companies in Long Beach CA by using the internet to your advantage. When you go online, you even have the chance to seek guidance from experts employed by solar energy service providers. In any case, the demand for going solar in Long Beach has been slowly and steadily gathering momentum considering the fact that electricity bills have been soaring to ...


    By SouthernCaliforniaSolar

  • U.S. Solar Panel Market Will Reach $34.5 Billion by 2014

    ROCKVILLE, MD -- (Marketwire) -- 06/14/10 -- MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of SBI's new report "U.S. Solar Energy Market World Data, 2nd Edition," to their collection of Solar Power market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=2385474. After its ...


  • Solar Energy Panels for Home to Make A Difference In Electricity Consumption

    It is needless to mention that solar panels for the homes is the option being considered by increasing number of people these days. Since, it not only helps in saving money on energy bills, there also are multiple other benefits associated with the system especially when buyer succeeds in installing solar energy panels for ...


    By Solarpanelsxpert

  • Honeywell Launches Third-generation Film to Protect Solar Panels

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has introduced its third-generation laminate film designed to protect solar power panels from harsh environments while helping them maintain power output over their 25-year lifespans. The product, PowerShield® 3W, is a cost-effective backsheet for photovoltaic panels that helps protect the electrical circuits in solar panel modules, ...


    By Honeywell

  • SolarWorld Americas Supplies 14.2 MW in Solar Panels for Innovative Nevada Project

    The project at Patua, about 40 miles east of Reno, has set the solar array side by side with a binary geothermal production plant to take advantage of solar's peak performance periods at times when the geothermal is comparatively less efficient - during the daytime and summer. The combined result provides constant power generation. While not the first, the project is thought to be the biggest of ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • IKEA Powers-Up Solar Energy System`s Panels at Tampa Store

    IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today officially plugged-in the solar energy system installed at its store in Tampa, Florida.  The 148,700-square-foot PV array consists of a 1,189-kW system, built with 4,956 panels.  IKEA Tampa’s program will produce approximately 1,792,300 kWh of clean electricity annually, the equivalent of reducing 1,362 tons of ...

  • US Foods Activates Solar Panel System to Power Distribution Center in Phoenix

    Continuing its long-held commitment to sustainability, US Foods today activated a 905 kilowatt, 3,934 photovoltaic solar panel system at its Phoenix division. The solar array is the company's third installation, including a panel in San Francisco and La Mirada, and one of the largest rooftop installations in Phoenix. It is expected to provide 15 percent of the division's power needs annually. ...


  • Crystalline Solar Panel Markets to Reach $118 Billion by 2017

    MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Crystalline Solar Photovoltaics PV Panel Systems Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2011 to 2017," to their collection of Energy market reports. For more information, visit ...


  • China Sunergy Receives MCS Certificate to Produce Photovoltaic Solar Panels

    China Sunergy Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: CSUN) ("China Sunergy" or "The Company"), a specialized solar cell and module manufacturer, today announced that the Company has been awarded a Certificate under the UK Microgeneration Certification Scheme issued by BABT (British Approvals Board for Telecommunications) for its modules. BABT is an accredited MCS certification body and one of the world's leading ...


    By China Sunergy

  • AstraZeneca Installs 7,300-Panel Solar Energy System on Wilmington Campus

    AstraZeneca(NYSE: AZN) announced today the installation of a 7,300-panel solar energy project that produces energy equivalent to about 10 percent of the campus’ office ...

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