Solar Energy Articles

  • School Power Naturally Program - New York State Energy Research and Development Authority - Case Study

    Background: When complete, School Power Naturally will represent the largest program of its kind in the country. The project provides funding from NYSERDA of approximately $24,000 for each school and requires the schools to provide an additional cost share of $1500. After a competitive selection process, 50 schools have been selected to receive identical 2 kilowatt solar arrays. ...


    By Heliotronics Inc.

  • Commercial Site - DuPont Wilmington, Delaware - Case Study

    For 20 years DuPont has demonstrated a firm commitment to support the solar energy industry with innovative products, and now with a 45 kw photovoltaic installation at the Chestnut Run facilities in Wilmington, Delaware. The centerpiece of the installation is Heliotronics’ touchscreen kiosk in the main lobby of the building. The kiosk includes over 45 pages of real time data and educational ...


    By Heliotronics Inc.

  • GREENERGY SOLUTIONS DEVELOPS 550 MW SOLAR PROJECT IN NEPAL

    Greenergy Solutions Inc. has today announces its expansion thru development of 550.0 MW Solar Project in Nepal. Ruth P. Briones, Chairman/CEO of Greenergy Solutions Inc. disclosed that the Solar Project had been presented to Nepal Energy Minister, Barshaman Pun the formal intention to develop solar power project plants in all of the seven states.  Briones, noted that Greenergy Solutions ...


    By Greenergy Solutions Inc.

  • Cornish Firm Extends Solar PV Installation Case Study

    Background Riviera Produce are a Cornish company that grows, harvests and distributes a wide range of fresh vegetables. The farm was originally established in 1870 by the family of current managing director, David Simmons, and now covers over 5,000 acres. Riviera Produce has a purpose built facility where crops are prepared, packaged and distributed to clients. The ...


    By Noble Green Energy

  • 125kW Ground Mounted PV System in Leicester Case Study

    Background Neil Fletcher, from Hinckley in Leicestershire, already had a small solar PV installation so he was well aware of the good rates of return that such systems are capable of producing, especially when taking into account the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) available at the time. By taking advantage of the AIA, businesses can help offset up to 100% of purchases of plant and ...


    By Noble Green Energy

  • Solar Heating Reduces Energy Costs at Gaylord - Case Study

    Gaylord Hospital’s quiet 500-acre setting had its drawbacks. There were no natural gas pipelines leading to the area, and installing them would be cost-prohibitive. Instead, Gaylord relied on oil heat, an almostequally daunting expense, especially in Connecticut winters. But then Mark Veere, facility manager for Gaylord, came up with an idea for cheaper energy without digging up those ...


    By SolarUS Inc.

  • Khi Solar, Upington South Africa - Case Study

    Near the city of Upington in South Africa´s North Cape Province, you will find South Africa´s first central tower plant plant. This 50 MW project, with several new groundbreaking technologies, is also the first plant equipped with Rioglass´ new heliostat mirror facet technology. A new integrated product with optimized characteristics helping to further develop the CSP tower ...


    By Rioglass Solar

  • Kaxu Solar, Postmasburg South Africa - Case Study

    Near the city of Pofadder in South Africa´s North Cape Province, you will find South Africa´s first parabolic trough plant. This 100 MW project with 3 hours of storage capacity will soon produce clean, stable and reliable electricity to many South African homes and business and save 315.000 tons of CO2 emissions a year! ...


    By Rioglass Solar

  • Rjukan Proyect (Norway) - Case Study

    The city of Rjukan does not see the sun for about six consecutive months in the winter period as it lies deep in the valley. In the city of Rjukan in Norway, our customer placed a system of heliostat mirrors on the mountain slope, in close cooperation with the local authorities. The heliostat mirrors will illuminate the town square in the winter period. Our mirrors enhance not only the conversion ...


    By Rioglass Solar

  • Residential Installs Case Study

    All over the country, homeowners are beginning to recognize the value of solar power. With ever falling manufacturing costs, combined with tax credits, incentives and rebates, solar power systems are more affordable now than ever for the average residential consumer. Solar Energy USA is proud of the solar solutions we've installed, helping people realize substantial savings in their power bills ...


    By Solar Energy USA

  • Commercial Installs Case Study

    We've successfully deployed large scale commercial solar solutions for companies all over the United States and abroad. As the cost of solar continues to fall, more and more enterprises are looking to Solar Energy USA to help them realize substantive savings to their operational bottom-lines. From Alpharetta, GA, to Dubai, UAB, our commercial clients have benefited from the experience, expertise ...


    By Solar Energy USA

  • Jacobs Halls, UC Berkeley - Berkeley, CA - Case Study

    Rooftop - Size: 50KW - GxB 300W Jacobs Hall is the brand new home for University of California, Berkeley’s Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation in the College of Engineering. The building was built to embody the values of the institute itself: “a place to explore, a place to connect and a place to learn design innovation by doing design innovation.” Now, it has an ...


    By Sunpreme, Inc.

  • 4 Reasons Why You Should Go Solar Sooner Rather than Later

    As the world continues to evolve and change, so too does our need for eco-friendly means of energy production. Enter solar power, a solution that’s been around for years but has recently become a quickly growing trend. As more and more and more business owners experience the benefits of switching to clean energy, let’s take a look at some key reasons you should go solar today rather ...


    By KB Racking

  • Trophi - Trainings on Rooftop Photovoltaics Systems in India - Case Study

    TROPHI 2018 - 2019 INDIA TROPHI - Supporting India’s Ambitious Targets for Rooftop PV India has seen tremendous growth in installation of solar PV systems. India is on track to reach its ambitious goals defined in the National Action Plan for Climate Change (NAPCC) and Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM). However, the sector of grid-connected rooftop systems (GRTPV) ...

  • RENAC-Oasis Solar Academy Egypt (ROSAE) - Case Study

    RENAC-OASIS Solar Academy Egypt (ROSAE) provides practical-orientated training courses and capacity building services on solar energy to develop the capacities of the solar industry in Egypt. ...

  • UK power prices finally drop

    Stay updated on energy market changes over the last 7 days with Haven Power’s market report. UK seasonal power prices finally dropped on 30th August Downwards movement on fuels complex weighed on power prices Regulatory reform in the carbon market put further pressure on contracts Strong start to the week for renewables didn’t persist; average ...


    By Haven Power Ltd

  • Defining Solar Street Lighting Requirements - Part 3: Location

    Most prospective buyers recognize that the latitude of their project will affect the amount of solar energy they can collect.  There are other aspects to consider as well when it comes to the location of your project. ...


    By SolarOne Solutions, Inc.

  • Lufft Partner supplied solar park in Egypt

    Following the successful commissioning of a 64.1 MW Benban solar power plant in Egypt in December 2017, system integrator Gantner Instruments Environment Solutions GmbH announced that it will equip three more plants of the Benban complex with a solar monitoring system. The new solar systems have a total capacity of 166.5 MW. The chosen "Made in Germany" solution from Gantner is a tailor-made, ...

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