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  • Constellation Energy to Acquire 30 MW Solar Installation in Sacramento

    Constellation Energy (NYSE: CEG) today announced that it acquired a 30-megawatt DC (25-megawatt AC) solar generation project in Sacramento, Calif., from utility-grade photovoltaic power plant developer Belectric, Inc. The system will be comprised of approximately 381,000 First Solar thin film photovoltaic panels, ground-mounted at multiple sites near the city of ...


    By Constellation Energy

  • SolarReserve lends insight on hybrid solar power solutions for baseload power

    SolarReserve to speak on the integration of photovoltaic (PV) and advanced solar thermal (CSP) technology for cost-competitive 24/7 baseload power. SANTA MONICA, California, October 03, 2014 – SolarReserve, a leading global developer of large-scale solar power projects and advanced solar thermal storage technology, will offer ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • Canadian Solar Powers the City of Cavriglia with Photovoltaic Energy

    Canadian Solar (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, has announced the provision of 12,465 high-performing photovoltaic modules for a ground-mount solar power plant installed on a former mining site in the Italian city of Cavriglia (Arezzo). The 10 MW plant, which has been operational since October contains over 40,000 modules including Canadian Solar's CS6P-P series, will ...


    By Canadian Solar Inc. (CSI)

  • Research and Markets: Global Solar Power Market 2011

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  • Dominion Virginia Power Proposes New Rate to Encourage Solar Power in The Commonwealth

     Dominion Virginia Power took a second step today to add more of the sun's energy to its electricity grid by proposing a new rate that includes a premium to encourage customers to install solar panels and sell the electricity to the company. In a filing with the Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC), the company is seeking permission to buy solar-generated electricity from residential ...


    By Dominion

  • New opportunities for the Concentrated Solar Thermal Power Industry

    CSP project environmental approval and CSP-PV mix signifies even more potential for the concentrated solar thermal power industry to grow in the US 03 April, London With the recent approval of Solar Reserve’s 200-megawatt, two-tower Saguache Solar Energy Project comes a sense of excitement for not only Solar Reserve, but the industry as a whole.  As Solana, Ivanpah, Cresecent ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • ET Solar Modules Installed in the Third Largest Commercial PV Plant in Chile

    ET Solar Group Corp. ("ET Solar"), a leading solar one-stop solution provider, today announces that it has supplied 3.3 MW high quality modules to the third largest commercial PV plant project undertaken by Perihelio y Afelio , a local EPC company in Chile. Located in En La Huayca, Pozo Almonte, the ground-mounted PV plant Parque Solar Los Puquios is under construction ...


    By ET Solar Group

  • World Solar Power Topped 100,000 Megawatts in 2012

    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 country-China-the number of countries installing ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 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 ...

  • New pile driver machine helps streamline solar panel installations

    In 2012, Vermeer will introduce a new pile driver machine designed primarily to assist with the often-challenging installation of solar panel configurations. The new PD10 pile driver will help make installing the posts that secure the solar panels more efficient, productive and, most importantly, exact. The freestanding machine utilizes an inclinometer with auto-plumb and laser-controlled ...


    By Vermeer

  • GM Ventures Invests in Solar Power Developer Sunlogics

      Investment strengthens GM's Clean Energy Commitment Global solar electric output equivalent to powering 10,000 homes annually   General Motors Ventures LLC announced today an equity investment of $7.5 million in ...


  • Global Solar Power Market 2015 Analysis

    MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Solar Power Market" report to its research store. The global solar Photovoltaic (PV) market decreased in capacity by 2.1 Gigawatts (GW) in 2014 due to a drop in annual installations in key countries such as China, India, Germany and Italy. Despite the fall, annual installations remained high with China adding the lion's ...


  • SMA Wins 2014 Leadership in Solar Power Award

    Readers of Solar Power World magazine have named SMA the winner of the 2014 Leadership in Solar Power award. SMA was recognized as the inverter manufacturer that best exemplifies innovation, ingenuity and hard work for the success of the entire solar industry. The award was based on votes by solar ...


    By SMA America, LLC

  • Dominion Virginia Power Proposes Community Solar Power Program

    Dominion Virginia Power, in continuing its exploration of alternative energy technologies, wants to lease rooftops and grounds of commercial businesses and public facilities for electricity-generating solar panels. The panels would generate enough electricity to power about 6,000 homes during peak daylight hours. The initiative would be part of a multi-year program designed ...


    By Dominion

  • India’s solar power set to outshine coal

    India wants to provide its entire population with electricity and lift millions out of poverty, but in order to prevent the world overheating it also needs to switch away from fossil fuels. Although India is blessed with ample sunshine and wind, its main source of energy is coal, followed by oil and gas. Together, they provide around 90% of the total energy demand of the subcontinent – ...


    By Climate News Network

  • 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: ...


  • NRG Energy to Bring Solar Power to MetLife Stadium

    NRG (NYSE: NRG) and New Meadowlands Stadium Company today announced a new sponsorship agreement that will bring sustainable solar power to MetLife Stadium, home of the New York Jets and New York Football Giants, two iconic National Football League franchises. ...


    By NRG Energy, Inc.

  • Analysis of the U.S. Residential Solar Power Market

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Analysis of the U.S. Residential Solar Power Market ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Canadian Solar Completes Sale of Solar Power Plant to Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners

    Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, today announced the Company has completed the sale to Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners ("Stonepeak") of a utility-scale solar power plant for approximately C$48.0 million (US$48.4 million).  As the developer, EPC and construction financier, Canadian Solar built the solar ...


    By Canadian Solar Inc. (CSI)

  • Emissions from solar power technologies continue to fall

    Photovoltaic (PV) technologies which harness solar energy in solar power installations are making rapid progress. The latest life cycle analysis of four current PV systems shows a trend for all of these to have significant and increasing environmental benefits in terms of reducing emissions compared with conventional electricity production. All forms of electricity generation create emissions at ...

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