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  • Leanardo Energy holds second concentrated solar power online training course

    Following the first training series dedicated to Concentrated Solar Power technology description, Leonardo Energy is launching a second course, covering market aspects, special applications (solar desalination) and solar resource assessment. To register for the course, please ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • 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

  • 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

  • The first solar-powered electric Car charging stations in Sofia, Bulgaria

    A1 Co., Ltd. and BIES Ltd. opened the first Solar-Powered Electric Car Charging Stations in Sofia on 06.1.2012. The principle of operation of the station is simple - use of solar panels to collect solar energy. The connection between electric cars and batteries is performed by a special module. Electric cars in Bulgaria are still very few. According to experts, however, in 2012 a boom in the ...


    By Via Expo Ltd.

  • Clean Energy Pathways Forms Strategic Alliance With Power Partners Solar

    Clean Energy Pathways, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CPWY), an alternative and renewable energy solutions company, has contracted with Power Partners Solar™ of Athens, Georgia, for recurring purchases of Power Partners Solar's U.S.-made solar thermal systems. "These lightweight, rugged systems are an excellent complement to our Sunfield systems when a U.S.-made product is preferred by the customer," said ...


  • SMA America’s solar power international event brings professionals together

    SMA America, Inc., a subsidiary of SMA Solar Technology AG, held an exclusive networking event for Sunny PRO Club members during the recent Solar Power International conference and expo in San Diego. The Sunny PRO Club is a business-building partnership program available to solar professionals who sell and install SMA products. In addition to providing marketing support, the Sunny PRO Club ...


    By SMA America, LLC

  • SMA America and UL Partner for Transformerless Inverter Workshop at Solar Power International

    ROCKLIN, Calif., Nov. 11, 2010—SMA America continues to champion transformerless inverters with its recent partnership with Underwriters Laboratories® (UL) for “The Transformerless Inverter Workshop.” The free training session, which took place at Solar Power International in Los Angeles on ...


    By SMA America, LLC

  • U.S. Army Gets Its First Solar-Powered Microgrid

    CleanTechnica - Solar power and wind power are in store for TARDEC, the Army's state-of-the-art vehicle research center in Michigan. TARDEC will be the first Army installation to use a solar powered microgrid, designed to win energy ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Aquarius MAS with Marine Solar Power Installed on Blue Star Delos

    First ever installation of integrated Aquarius MAS with marine solar power Fukuoka, Japan, Oct 30, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - Eco Marine Power is pleased to announce that together with strategic partners it has installed an Aquarius Management & Automation System (MAS) integrated with a marine solar panel array on-board the Blue Star 'Delos'. The Aquarius MAS has been ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • SMA to Showcase a Variety of New Solutions at Solar Power International

    SMA America plans to highlight several of its residential, commercial and utility-scale solutions—including four new products—at Solar Power International in Orlando, Fla., September 10-13, 2012. The company will be attending this year as the show’s exclusive Terawatt sponsor. As the Terawatt sponsor, SMA aims to demonstrate its support for the industry and exhibit its ...


    By SMA America, LLC

  • 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.

  • Solar Energy: TÜV Rheinland Involved in Construction of World’s Largest Fresnel Solar Power Plant as an Independent Certifier

    TÜV Rheinland accompanied the construction of the world’s largest solar thermal power plant, Puerto Errado 2 in Spain, as a neutral certifier. On behalf of several companies involved in the project, the testing service provider’s specialists examined all phases of construction of the power plant as an independent certifier and accompanied the relevant quality inspections. ...


    By TÜV Rheinland AG

  • Energy Department announces $60 million to drive affordable, efficient solar power

    Building on President Obama’s broad-based plan to cut carbon pollution and support clean energy innovation across the country, Energy Secretary Moniz announced today about $60 million to support innovative solar energy research and development. As part of the Department’s SunShot Initiative, these awards will help lower the cost of solar electricity, advance seamless grid integration ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Solar Power Leader Barbados to Host World Environment Day 2014

    Barbados, a Caribbean island at the cutting edge of the fight against climate change, will host this year's World Environment Day (WED) global celebrations on 5 June 2014, according to a joint announcement made today by the government of Barbados and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The theme for this year's celebrations is "Small Island Developing States and Climate Change". ...

  • 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 ...

  • Bullfrog Power and Pender Solar Initiative launch a new solar project on BC’s Pender School

    Bullfrog Power, Canada’s leading green energy provider, and Pender Solar Initiative are announcing the launch of a new solar project on British Columbia’s Pender School. The project is part of Pender Solar Initiative’s 2020 campaign to install solar PV systems on the roof of every suitable public building on Pender, BC, by 2020. “We are ...


    By Bullfrog Power Inc.

  • LDK Solar Reaches Mechanical Completion Milestone for Third 5,000 MT Train at Mahong Polysilicon Plant

    LDK Solar Co., Ltd. ("LDK Solar") (NYSE: LDK), a leading vertically integrated manufacturer of photovoltaic products, today announced that the Company successfully achieved mechanical completion of its third 5,000 MT polysilicon train at its Mahong polysilicon plant. There are three 5,000 MT trains in the 15,000 MT Mahong polysilicon plant. Mechanical completion of this third train demonstrates ...

  • First Nation Solar Highlights

    The students of the Amisk Community School will be learning from devices powered by the sun. The array is being installed in 2 separate phases in congruence with AISP funding. This groundbreaking First Nation solar project is one of the first to receive funding from the Alberta Indigenous Solar Program. It is a true ...


    By Kuby Renewable Energy Ltd

  • Voith Turbo has Opened a New, State-of-the-Art Hybrid Power-Train Development Center for Transit Buses

    Voith Turbo announced that it has opened a hybrid power-train development center in Poway, California, just north of San Diego. The facility will further develop Voith Turbo's innovative hybrid diesel/electric power-train drive systems for transit buses. The office, warehouse and testing facilities cover more than 5,000 square feet. Expanding on Voith Turbo's ...


    By Voith GmbH

  • Cooperative Solar Skyrockets

    By the end of 2017, the total solar energy capacity of America's electric cooperatives will be five times what it was two years ago, according to data released today by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA). This year, co-ops are on pace to add 480 megawatts of solar, which would bring their total capacity to 873 MW. This more than quadruples the 180 MW reached in 2015 and ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

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