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  • Masdar City Testing TVP Solar`s High-Vacuum Flat Solar Thermal Panels for Air-Conditioning

    Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release. Masdar City and TVP Solar have announced the completion of installation of a field of TVP Solar's MT-Power high-vacuum flat ...


    By MASDAR

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • Chinese Solar Cell and Panel Manufacturers Market Survey - 5th Edition

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:   Chinese Solar Cell and Panel Manufacturers Market Survey – 5th ...


    By ReportLinker

  • 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

  • KYOCERA Solar Panels Power Innovative Solar-to-EV Project with Smart City San Diego at San Diego Zoo

    Kyocera Solar Inc., a leading supplier of reliable solar modules and renewable energy solutions, announced today that its photovoltaic (PV) solar panels are powering the new 90-kilowatt canopy that charges electric vehicles (EVs) at the world-famous San Diego Zoo. The ...


    By Kyocera Solar, Inc.

  • Further Testing Reveals That BioSolar`s BioBacksheetTM Reduces the Number of Steps in Panel Manufacturing

    High Surface Energy of BioBacksheet Eliminates the Need for Surface Treatment SANTA CLARITA, Calif. - 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, reported on another beneficial characteristic of BioBacksheet, high surface energy, that lowers the ...


    By BioSolar, Inc.

  • UL Warns of Counterfeit UL Mark on Photovoltaic Panels

    The following is a notification from UL to Authorities Having Jurisdiction, distributors, installers and users that the photovoltaic panels identified below bear counterfeit UL Marks for the United States and Canada . The photovoltaic (solar) panels have not been evaluated by UL to the appropriate Standards for Safety and it is unknown if these photovoltaic panels comply with UL's safety ...


    By UL LLC

  • TVP Solar Wins Intersolar AWARD for Best Solar Thermal Technology in 2012

    Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release. Competing against over 3000 companies from China, Europe, North America and India, TVP Solar has been awarded the prestigious Intersolar AWARD for its ...


  • Trina Solar`s Jifan Gao Receives Solar Industry Award 2012

    Trina Solar Limited  (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a leading integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) products, announced that the Company's founder and CEO, Mr. Jifan Gao, has received the Solar Industry Award 2012. Mr. Gao has been selected by a panel of PV industry experts in recognition of his excellence in leadership and technological innovation. "On behalf of ...


    By Trina Solar Limited (TSL)

  • 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 ( ...

  • Canadian Solar and Real Goods Solar Announce Supply Agreement

     Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ),one of the world's largest solar companies, and Real Goods Solar, one of the largest residential installers in the country, today announced a supply agreement.  Under the agreement, Canadian Solar will supply up to 40 MW of high-performance solar modules to Real ...


    By Canadian Solar Inc. (CSI)

  • Phoenix water treatment goes solar

    The city of Phoenix's Lake Pleasant Water Treatment Plant has started working directly with the sun to help produce the energy needed to operate the plant, which produces 15 billion gallons of tap water each year.  A 7.5-megawatt high efficiency solar power system, which was designed and built by SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) and is the largest such installation on city property, is expected ...


    By SunPower Corporation

  • Suntech Modules Excel in Independent PID Test

    SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 31, 2012/PRNewswire/ -- Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP), the world's largest producer of solar panels, today announced that its Wd poly, Wd mono and Ve poly series modules are highly resistant to potential-induced degradation (PID) as confirmed in recent tests performed by the Association for Electrical, Electronic and Information Technologies (VDE), one of ...

  • Flat-pack lens boosts solar power

    Micro-machining could be used to create almost flat, Fresnel lenses, that boost the electrical efficiency of solar panels, according to researchers in China. Fresnel lenses were invented by French engineer and scientist Augustin-Jean Fresnel, in the early nineteenth century, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Big utilities enter market for small rooftop solar

    Traditional power companies are getting into small-scale solar energy and competing for space on your rooftop. The emerging competition comes as utilities and smaller solar installers fight over the future of the U.S. energy system. While the market for residential solar power remains a financial drop in the bucket for a big utility, the installation of solar panels overall grew by more than 50 ...


    By Associated Press

  • ENER-G tests teenagers’ green energy performance

    Teenagers took control of green energy businesses and powered up their creative and commercial skills at the ENER-G Make It Enterprising Schools Challenge.  Teams from 11 schools across Greater Manchester became mini-manufacturing businesses for the day. Their challenge was to design, manufacture and install eco-friendly power generation and efficiency solutions for a choice of customers ...


    By ENER-G

  • RWE tests innovative energy storage solution

    On Monday, RWE officially launched its power-to-gas plant in the NRW location of Ibbenbüren. The state-of-the-art plant is part of new system that, for the first time ever, links together the supply of local electricity, natural gas and district heating. Any superfluous electricity from renewable sources is converted into hydrogen so it can be stored within the natural gas network. It can ...


    By RWE AG

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