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  • Dying for solar power

    Researchers at the University of Turku believe that flexible, lightweight and inexpensive dyes could be used to harvest the power of the sun rather than our relying on costly and fragile semiconductor solar panel that use crystalline silicon. Writing in the International Journal of Technology, Policy and Management this month, Jongyun Moon and colleagues Aulis Tuominen and Arho Suominen, explain ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • New 200W mobile solar power system - SAIAM POWER

    SAIAM POWER, a specialized supplier for small scale renewables (wind + solar) recommens you our 200W mobile solar power system, which is one innovative and practical product for a lot of different small off-grid applications. ...

  • New possibilities for solar power

    Two Queen's researchers have contributed to a significant breakthrough in solar technology. Their research has led to a new solar photovoltaic thermal (PVT) system that generates both electricity and heat. Solar PVTs are normally made with crystal silicon cells which generate electricity, but little heat. Stephen Harrison and Joshua Pearce (Mechanical and Materials Engineering) designed and ...


    By FLS Energy

  • Solar power for the united nations

    The United Nations has shown by example how to conserve energy. A European company has installed the largest on-roof solar-power system in Africa atop the headquarters of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in Nairobi . The 515 kWp solar-power system was connected to the grid on during the UN Global Ministerial Environment Forum meeting mow underway. This project has created the first ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Caltech scientist to develop solar-powered sanitation system

    Environmental scientist and engineer Michael Hoffman of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) has received a $400,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to build a solar-powered portable toilet that could help solve a major health problem in developing countries. The grant, announced July 19 at the AfricaSan 3 sanitation and hygiene conference in Rwanda, will be used to ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Campbell Dedicates 9.8-Megawatt Solar Power System

     Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB), BNB Renewable Energy Holdings, Enfinity America Corporation, FirstEnergy Solutions and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) will today celebrate the completion of a 9.8-megawatt (MW) solar power system at Campbell's manufacturing facility in Napoleon, Ohio. More than 200 jobs were created during ...


    By SunPower Corporation

  • A molecular approach to solar power

    Original story at MIT news. It’s an obvious truism, but one that may soon be outdated: The problem with solar power is that sometimes the sun doesn’t shine. Now a team at MIT and Harvard University has come up with an ingenious workaround — a material that can absorb the sun’s heat and store that ...

  • Dow Jones marks completion of major solar power system

    Dow Jones & Company this week marked the completion of its 4.1 megawatt solar-power installation in South Brunswick, N.J. The system is one of the largest at a single corporate site in the U.S. Photos accompanying this release are available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=9810. ...

  • Suntech Powers Largest Solar PV System in Saudi Arabia

    WUXI, China, Jan. 31, 2013/PRNewswire/ -- Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP), one of the world's largest solar companies, announced the completion of the largest ground mounted PV system in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The 3.5 megawatt (MW) system is owned by Saudi Aramco and installed on the grounds of the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC), the world's ...

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Strong Showing at Solar Power International in Dallas, Texas by Schletter Solar Mounting Systems

    Schletter Inc., a U.S. manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) mounting systems, will exhibit at the Solar Power International trade show in Dallas, Texas at the venue’s indoor (booth #5145) and outdoor (booth #100-OD) exhibit spaces. Schletter’s soil testing and ram ...


    By Schletter GmbH

  • Eaton’s new Solar Power Centers for Residential Systems expand solar accessibility to homeowners

    Power management company Eaton today announced the launch of solar power centers for residential and light commercial applications. The offering, which includes loadcenters and meter breakers, combines utility and solar photovoltaic (PV) power into one ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Canadian Solar Announces New Powerful Solar Cell

    Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", "we" or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, today announced its new ELPS solar cell technology boasting up to 19.5 percent cell efficiency for the monocrystalline and up to 18 percent for polycrystalline cells.Canadian Solar, one of the world's leading solar companies, will introduce its new powerful ELPS solar cell ...


    By Canadian Solar Inc. (CSI)

  • Solar power `taking off in Bangladesh`

    Bangladesh has doubled the number of homes with solar-powered electricity systems to 800,000 over the last year, with demand is still growing. "You can call it a green revolution, since our combined efforts are helping [to] light remote villages and reduce carbon emissions," said Abser Kamal, chief executive officer of Grameen Shakti, an organisation that promotes the use of renewable energy. ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Canadian Solar Announces New Powerful Solar Cell

    Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", "we" or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, today announced its new ELPS solar cell technology boasting up to 19.5 percent cell efficiency for the monocrystalline and up to 18 percent for polycrystalline cells.Canadian Solar, one of the world's leading solar companies, will introduce its new powerful ELPS solar cell ...


    By Canadian Solar Inc. (CSI)

  • Eaton powers solar carport project

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton today announced it has collaborated with renewz sustainable solutions inc., of Montreal, Canada, to install its first Integrated Power Solution (IPS) solar carport in the United States, at the Simon Property ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • 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

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