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  • 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 ...


  • Ascent Solar to Exhibit at Solar Power International 2011

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

  • Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) Market

    Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) slipped from an all-time high in production of 885 GWh in 2008 to 862 GWh in 2009. New capacity becoming operational in 2010 pushed production to 1121 GWh and an estimated 1475 GWh in 2011. The wholesale value from this technology, also known as Solar Thermal power, generated $68 USD million in 2008, $102 million in 2009, to $362 million in 2010. 2011 sales should ...


  • Increasing our Stake in Solar Power

    While Enbridge's history may be firmly rooted in the transportation of carbon-based energy, with more than 160 years of experience in providing natural gas to customers in Ontario and Quebec and more than six decades of transporting western Canadian oil to markets in the American Midwest and Eastern Canada, we have always been a company that looks to the future. And these days a big piece of that ...


    By 3BL Media

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • ET Solar Builds Large Scale Solar Power Projects in UK

    ET Solar Energy Corp. ("ET Solar"), a leading smart solutions provider, announces that it has entered into the UK market and has started to construct an 8.4 MWp ground mounted solar power plant. The 8.4 MWp solar project is close to the village of Bridgewater in Somerset, about 40 miles southwest of Bristol. ET Solar has acquired the project rights from a local ...


    By ET Solar Group

  • 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 ...

  • Array Technologies to Exhibit at Solar Power International 2013

    Albuquerque, NM | 10/8/13 –Array Technologies has announced that it will be joining key industry leaders as an exhibitor at the 2013 Solar Power International trade show, held in McCormick Place, Chicago, IL, October 22-24.  As a first time exhibitor at SPI, Array Tech enthusiastically reveals a 1,800 square foot dual-level exhibit space located along the main entrance walkway, at ...


    By Array Technologies Inc

  • First Solar Completes Acquisition of NextLight Renewable Power

    TEMPE, Ariz. - First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced it has completed the acquisition of NextLight Renewable Power, LLC, a solar development firm formed by the inaugural fund of Energy Capital Partners, a private equity firm focused on investing in North America’s energy infrastructure. With the NextLight acquisition, First Solar now has power purchase agreements for 2.2 ...


    By First Solar, Inc.

  • Quantum Solar Power Corporation Appoints New Auditors

    SANTA FE, NM -- (Marketwire) -- 08/12/10 -- Quantum Solar Power Corporation ("Quantum") (OTCBB: QSPW) announced the selection of Davidson & Company LLP, Chartered Accountants ("Davidson") as their new auditors. On August 9, 2010 Quantum's board of directors dismissed their previous auditors Jewett, Schwartz, Wolfe & Associates. The decision to appoint Davidson & Company as Quantum's new ...


  • 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 ...


  • First wind-solar power station in Barcelona

    The Barcelona Energy Agency (AEB) has just signed a collaboration agreement with the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC), Regesa, and Fecsa Endesa to build a mixed wind and solar power station in a complex of 175 apartments for young people in Barcelona. This is a pioneering project in the use of renewable energy, and will replace conventional power for water heating - a requirement of ...


  • Siemens Introduces Solar Power Purchase Program

    Siemens Industry, Inc., today introduced the Siemens Solar Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) program from the Building Technologies Division. The program, implemented in collaboration with Siemens Financial Services, allows customers to bring "clean" solar energy projects on their properties without making an initial capital investment in solar equipment. "Demand for solar power is on the rise, but ...

  • 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

  • California invests US$3.3bn into solar power

    California has set the ambitious goal of creating 3,000 megawatts of solar power by 2017 and has put $3.3 billion where its mouth is. Anyone considering taking advantage of these incentives is faced with the challenge of researching vendors, technology and design choices. Bay Area-based, Sungevity, has created an interesting online option for existing home owners by streamlining the site ...

  • Research and Markets: Global Solar Power Market 2011

    Research and Markets ...


  • 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

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