solar power product News

  • 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 discovery could revamp solar power production

    Stanford engineers have figured out how to simultaneously use the light and heat of the sun to generate electricity in a way, that could make solar power production more than twice as efficient as existing methods and potentially cheap enough to compete with oil. ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Solar Energy Products in China

    Bharatbook added a new report on 'Solar Energy Products in China' which gives solar energy products investment and demand for photovoltaic modules in China. Solar Energy Products in China to 2013Gains in solar thermal collectors will be primarily stimulated by rising personal incomes and expanding ...


  • Carmanah Announces Partnership with Keystone Automotive for Distribution of Mobile Solar Power Products

    Carmanah Technologies Corporation (TSX: CMH)(Pink Sheets: CMHXF) is pleased to announce that its Solar Power Systems division has received an initial stocking order from Keystone Automotive Operations for its proprietary Go Power! mobile power product line. This major US automotive equipment distributor is stocking Go Power! products in preparation for the 2011 RV season. Keystone Automotive ...

  • SMA America to unveil new products at Solar Power International Conference

    ROCKLIN, Calif., Sept. 17, 2008—SMA America, Inc., the United States subsidiary of global solar technology giant SMA Solar Technology AG, will unveil its newest, most innovative products at the Solar Power International conference, scheduled Oct. 13-16 at the San Diego Convention Center. In addition to exhibiting its next generation Sunny Central 250U commercial inverter and Sunny Island 5048U ...


    By SMA America, LLC

  • Expanded Eaton product portfolio helps solar customers harness the power of the sun

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton is making cost-effective, reliable solar generation a reality for utility, commercial and residential customers with a complete portfolio of balance of system (BOS) solutions. Eaton equipment, technical sessions, and live product demonstrations will be highlighted during Intersolar North America. Engineered for safe, efficient and reliable operation, ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Ascent Solar to Exhibit at Solar Power International 2011

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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • Eaton connecting utility customers to the power of the sun with expanded product portfolio at Solar Power International 2012

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation is making reliable solar generation a reality for utility customers with new products engineered to safely and efficiently maximize solar harvest and enhance grid connection. The new solutions will be on display from Sept. 10 -13, 2012, at Solar Power International, in booth #3701, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • 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)

  • 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

  • Trina Solar to Showcase New Products at Intersolar Europe

    Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a leading integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) products from the production of ingots, wafers and cells to the assembly of PV modules, today announced the introduction of new products at this year's Intersolar Exhibition in Munich, Germany, which will be held from ...


    By Trina Solar Limited (TSL)

  • Hanwha Solar Unveils Product Innovations With Strategic Partners

    Hanwha Solar, a global provider of total solar energy solutions and a leading manufacturer of silicon ingots, wafers, and photovoltaic cells and modules, introduced a suite of innovative products at Solar Power International (SPI) in conjunction with strategic partners tenKsolar, Silent Power and Crystal Solar. The products will deliver greater value for ...


    By Hanwha SolarOne Co., Ltd.

  • 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

  • California water treatment facility turns to solar power

       ATLANTA, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The municipal water district that provides water, sewer, recycled water, fire protection, emergency medical services and park services to the unincorporated community of Ramona, California has commissioned a 530 kilowatt peak (kWp) solar energy installation. The installation was developed and financed by leading solar energy ...


    By Enfinity

  • Iberdrola Renewables Announces Solar Power Sale in Colorado

    PORTLAND, Ore. - Iberdrola Renewables today announced a power purchase agreement for a solar power facility to be located near Alamosa in southern Colorado. Public Service Company of Colorado (PSCo), an Xcel Energy company, has agreed to purchase the entire output of a 30 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic project under development in the north end of Alamosa County, Colorado. Iberdrola Renewables’ ...


    By Iberdrola

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