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  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • SunPower Solar Power System Makes News For Bloomberg

    SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) today announced the completion of a 1.8-megawatt solar power system for Bloomberg in New Jersey. The eight-acre, ground-mounted solar tracking system is generating the equivalent of 58 percent of electricity demand at the 100,000-square-foot main building at Bloomberg's Skillman, N.J. campus. It is the first completed renewable energy project at a Bloomberg facility. ...


    By SunPower Corporation

  • MediaTechnics Issues Request for Proposal for Solar Power Systems

    MediaTechnics Corporation (PINKSHEETS: MEDT) is pleased to announce that it issued a Request for Proposal to its Chinese Venture Partner in order to obtain final pricing for a new line of photovoltaic solar power generating systems to be built in China for the Company's joint venture, Apex Solar Corporation. The Company has received requests for pricing on up to 2 MW of solar panels and ...


  • Pall supplies solar-powered filtration systems to Senegal

    Solar-powered Pall water filtration systems are being deployed in villages in Senegal to help tackle fluorosis. The Pall Aria Pure systems will provide an independent water source for more than 3000 people in the Ndiaffate and Dankh Sene villages, from October 2011. The Pall Aria Pure unit is an easily transportable, manual, low-pressure reverse ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • Eaton to Showcase Power Management Solutions for Solar and Energy Storage Systems at Solar Power International Booth #2922

    Power management company Eaton will highlight a range of solutions and engineering services to help customers maximize their renewable energy investments at Solar Power International 2015, from September 15 through 17 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. At booth #2922, visitors can meet with the company’s application experts and see its industry-leading products. Eaton ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • VTA Installs Solar Power Systems at Its Three Bus Yards

          SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), in partnership with SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR), Joint Venture Silicon Valley, and Wells Fargo, installed solar parking canopy systems, totaling 2.1 megawatts (MW), at its three bus maintenance divisions. Using a Power Purchase Agreement to ...


    By SunPower Corporation

  • IKEA powers-up solar energy system`s panels at Orlando store

    IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today officially plugged-in the solar energy system installed at its store in Orlando, Florida.  The 120,900-square-foot PV array consists of a 967-kW system, built with 4,115 panels.  IKEA Orlando’s program will produce approximately 1,421,500 kWh of clean electricity annually, the equivalent of reducing 1,080 tons of ...

  • Munich Re Plans 2.5-Megawatt SunPower Solar Power System

    Munich Reinsurance America (Munich Re) and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWRA, SPWRB) today announced that SunPower will design and build a 2.5-megawatt solar power system at Munich Re’s Plainsboro, N.J. facility. SunPower will install its high-efficiency solar panels on a carport structure that will provide shade for the facility’s parking lot while ...


    By SunPower Corporation

  • Solar Photovoltaic System in Lakatameia

    Our Results The Problem Mrs Charalambous is a hardworking woman wanted to reduce her annual electricity costs for her 4-family house in Nicosia. Since Mrs Charalambous was eligible for a government grant of 2,700€ for a  3kWp Photovoltaic Installation, she decided to visit our consultancy company in order to guide her through the most appropriate. Location: Lakatameia, ...


    By C.A.S. Energy Ltd

  • EPA Installs Prototype Solar-Powered Monitoring System at Durham Library

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in partnership with Durham County, N.C., announced the Village Green Project that will make local air quality conditions available in real time to the public for research and educational purposes. The research project involves the installation and testing of a solar-powered air monitoring system that measures pollutants. EPA built the system ...

  • Constellation Energy Begins Construction on Maryland’s Largest Solar Photovoltaic Power System

    Constellation Energy (NYSE: CEG) today announced that its retail energy business affiliate has started construction on a 16.1 megawatt DC grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) solar installation in Emmitsburg, Md. Part of the state of Maryland’s Generating Clean Horizons initiative, the approximately $60 million solar facility will be financed, owned and ...


    By Constellation Energy

  • Community HousingWorks Dedicates Solar Power System at Las Serenas

    Community HousingWorks (CHW), a leading affordable housing developer in San Diego county, and HelioPower, an integrated energy solutions company with nearly 2000 solar and clean energy systems engineered and installed since 2001, today announced the completion of the first Multifamily Affordable Solar Housing (MASH) Track 2 grant project in ...


    By Heliopower Inc.

  • 2010 Deep Research Report on China Solar Power System

    Bharatbook.com added a new report on '2010 Deep Research Report on China Solar Power System' which gives comprehensive and In-depth analysis on China Solar Power System Industry. 2010 Deep Research Report on China Solar Power System since 2008,China Solar Module production has owned global No.1 position and added Taiwan Solar Cell or Module output, big China Solar Cell or Module production owned ...


  • 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. ...


  • 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 ...

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