solar water system News

  • Phoenix water treatment goes solar

    The city of Phoenix's Lake Pleasant Water Treatment Plant has started working directly with the sun to help produce the energy needed to operate the plant, which produces 15 billion gallons of tap water each year.  A 7.5-megawatt high efficiency solar power system, which was designed and built by SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) and is the largest such installation on city property, is expected ...


    By SunPower Corporation

  • Solar Energy Initiatives Partners With the Northeast Florida Community Action Agency on Solar Thermal Hot Water Systems

    Graduates of CRCI's/SolarEOS Training Program Receive JobsPONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 08/17/10 -- Solar Energy Initiatives, Inc. (OTCBB: SNRY), with businesses in solar project development, distribution and workforce training, today announced that the company's SNRY Solar Inc. division has initiated the installation of ten solar thermal hot water systems as part of the Northeast ...


  • RBI Solar Acquired ProtekPark Solar

    RBI Solar, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of ProtekPark Solar, a leading manufacturer and installer of solar carport structures. Acquirement includes brand, technology, intellectual property, manufacturing, and existing employees. All ProtekPark Solar carport designs, including single slope, ...


    By RBI Solar

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • Canadian solar hot water installer to partner to meet growing consumer demand.

    Alberta-based Latitude51 Solar, a provider of water heaters to the Canadian market, has partnered with SunReports, a U.S.-based supplier of performance monitoring solutions for residential and commercial solar thermal and PV installations to meet growing demand in the Canadian solar heater market. Specializing in high power evacuated tube collectors perfectly suited to the Canadian climate, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • OPEL Solar, Inc. and Aquarion Water Company Mark the Completion of Innovative Solar Power Plant in Connecticut

    OPEL Solar, Inc. and OPEL Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE: OPL) (collectively "OPEL" or "the Company"), a leading global supplier of single and dual axis solar tracker systems and high concentration photovoltaic ("HCPV") solar panels, and a semiconductor device and process developer, announced today the completion of the solar installation of a tracker-based solar system at the Aquarion Water ...


  • Titanium dioxide-water nanofluids enhance the performance of solar collectors

    Adding nanoparticles to water in solar collectors, which are used to capture the sun’s energy, can considerably improve their performance, a recent study on nanofluids has found. The energy efficiency of the collector can be increased by up to 76.6% when using water containing 0.1% by volume of titanium dioxide nanoparticles, compared with water alone. Energy from the sun is a renewable ...

  • First Solar to Build 13MW Solar Power Plant for Dubai Electricity & Water Authority

    First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced it has been selected by the Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) to construct a 13 megawatt (MWDC) solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Seih Al Dahal, approximately 50 kilometers south of Dubai. Under the terms of the agreement, First Solar will provide engineering, procurement and construction services, as well as its advanced ...


    By First Solar, Inc.

  • Solar Thermal Combined Systems Create New Renewable Opportunities

    Solar thermal hot water and space heating systems are an attractive option for commercial enterprises who want to incorporate renewable energy into their operations. These systems harness the free power of the sun to directly heat the water and air that circulates in their processes, buildings and offices. While solar thermal is gaining in popularity in the commercial sector, recent ...


  • 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. ...


  • 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.

  • Kennedy/Jenks Consultants and Gehrlicher Solar America AnnounceJoint-Development of Solar Systems in the Southwest

    Kennedy/Jenks Consultants and Gehrlicher Solar America Corp. announced a strategic joint-development agreement focused on providing solar energy to water and wastewater treatment facilities in California, Arizona and Nevada. Since 1919, Kennedy/Jenks Consultants has specialized in the planning, evaluation and design of water and wastewater treatment facilities. With a significant client network ...

  • IKEA Plugs-In new solar energy system at Pittsburgh-Area Store

    IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today officially plugged-in the new solar energy system installed at its Pittsburgh-area store in Robinson Township, Pennsylvania.  The 86,800-square-foot PV array consists of a 694-kW system, built with 2,884 panels.  IKEA Pittsburgh’s program will produce approximately 852,200 kWh of clean electricity annually, the ...

  • Solar Panel Systems for Homes to Reduce Utility Bills and Improving Environment

    The solar panel for your home is one of the greatest options for everyone including homes and families of all sizes. Millions of Americans can now take the advantage of affordable solar panel system to reap the benefits of the free and endless fuel in the form of sun energy. The research in solar power generation has been going on for a long time. It has been a long and arduous ...


    By Solarpanelsxpert

  • 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 ...

  • LightManufacturing Selects San Luis Obispo-based Power-Save Energy as Supplier of Photovoltaic Solar Panels for Solar Manufacturing Systems

     LightManufacturing's heliostats (sun tracking mirrors) keep reflected sunlight on a target, providing heat and light for buildings and industry without the use of fossil fuels. The firm's H1 heliostat is marketed as the 'lowest cost per reflected watt' heliostat available, in part due to the use of a tensioned reflective membrane instead of glass. The firm sells the H1 heliostat as a ...


    By LightManufacturing LLC

  • Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, First Solar and Big Green Zero Energize Solar Power System at Taliesin West

    The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation today inaugurated a new 250-kilowattAC solar photovoltaic (PV) power system donated by First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) which will help power the historic Taliesin West campus. The commissioning marks the successful completion of the first phase of the Energizing Taliesin West™ initiative, a pioneering effort to transform the ...


    By First Solar, Inc.

  • 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 ...

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