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  • Researchers patent a nanofluid that improves heat conductivity favicon ScienceDaily (Today) - Researchers have developed and patented a nanofluid improving thermal conductivity at temperatures up to 400°C without assuming an increase in costs or a remodeling of the infrastructure. This progress has important applications in sectors such as chemical, petrochemical and energy, thus becoming a useful technology...
  • Enphase Energy Introduces New Energy Management System to Accelerate Mainstream Solar Adoption favicon eSolar News (Today) - LAS VEGAS, NV--(eSolarEnergyNews)--Enphase Energy today announced the Enphase Energy Management System, a groundbreaking system for energy management that delivers on the vision of enabling large-scale implementation of solar power integrated with the grid. The Enphase system intelligently integrates the critical technologies needed to solve solar...
  • REC Solar Operations and Maintenance Business Surpasses 175 MW favicon eSolar News (Today) - SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA--(eSolarEnergyNews)--REC Solar, a solar solutions provider and energy partner for businesses, today announced that its operations and maintenance (O&M) business has surpassed 175 MW under contract. This milestone represents a 12-fold increase in O&M business since 2009 and reflects surging market demand...
  • SolAmerica Energy Completes Two 1 MW Solar Projects under Georgia Power Advanced Solar Initiative favicon eSolar News (Today) - ATLANTA, GA--(eSolarEnergyNews)--SolAmerica Energy, a leading solar design, development and construction firm announced the completion and sale of two 1 MW ground mount solar arrays in Perry and Alma, Georgia, respectively. The projects have been acquired by SunEdison pursuant to 20-year Power Purchase Agreements with Georgia...
  • New S Series Modules by Hanwha SolarOne Deliver Significant Improvements in Cost, Performance & Quality favicon eSolar News (Today) - LAS VEGAS, NV--(eSolarEnergyNews)--Hanwha SolarOne, a top-10 global photovoltaic (PV) manufacturer of high-quality, cost-competitive solar modules, today introduced the new S Series PV modules at Solar Power International. The new modules are available immediately to customers worldwide. Hanwha SolarOne is already shipping them to customers in...
  • Standard Solar Completes 1.8 MW Solar Array in New Mexico favicon eSolar News (Today) - ROCKVILLE, MD.--(eSolarEnergyNews)--Standard Solar, a leader in the full-service development, construction, integration, financing and installation of solar electric systems, continues to expand westward with the completion of another solar project in New Mexico. The 1.8 Megawatt, ground-mounted solar array for the Mora-San Miguel Electric Cooperative, co-developed...
  • Crystallography: Towards controlled dislocations favicon ScienceDaily (Today) - Scientists have used atomic-resolution Z-contrast imaging and X-ray spectroscopy in a scanning transmission electron microscope to explore dislocations in the binary II-VI semiconductor CdTe, commercially used in thin-film photovoltaics. The results may lead to eventual improvement in the conversion efficiency of CdTe solar cells. These...
  • Suniva Congratulates Solar Builder Award Nominees favicon eSolar News (Yesterday) - NORCROSS, GA--(eSolarEnergyNews)--Suniva Inc., America’s leading manufacturer of high-quality, high-efficiency crystalline silicon photovoltaic (PV) solar cells and high-power solar modules, today announces that three of its partners have been nominated for the 2014 Solar Builder’s Project of the Year award. The Solar Builder annual project awards...
  • ET Solar Supplies 5 MW PV Modules to a Mining Operation in Suriname favicon eSolar News (Yesterday) - SAN FRANCISCO,CA --(eSolarEnergyNews)--  ET Solar Energy, a leading smart energy solutions provider, announces that it has supplied 5 MW polycrystalline photovoltaic modules to a leading mining operation in Suriname. Upon completion, this solar power plant will substantially meet the demand for electricity of the facilities....
  • KYOCERA and Healthy Planet Partners Combine Strengths to Lower Solar Investment Capital Costs favicon eSolar News (Yesterday) - SCOTTSDALE, AZ & GREENWICH, CT --(eSolarEnergyNews)--Kyocera Solar, Inc., a provider of innovative solar power solutions, and Healthy Planet Partners (HPP), a Clean Energy Solutions Fund that finances renewable energy and efficiency projects that optimize performance in commercial buildings, today announced a strategic partnership that will...
  • Bosco Verticale: World’s First Vertical Forest is Finally Complete in Milan favicon Inhabitat (Yesterday) - Read the rest of Bosco Verticale: World’s First Vertical Forest is Finally Complete in Milan Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "sustainable architecture", Biodiversity, Bosco Verticale, gray water recycling, high-rise, LEED gold, Milan, mixed-use, Solar Power, Stefano Boeri, stefano boeri architects,...
  • Ballast Nedam wins Butendiek contract favicon Sun & Wind (4 days ago) - Wind Energy Offshore Wind Energy Ballast Nedam has been awarded the contract for the subsea inspection and maintenance of Offshore Wind Farm Butendiek. The wind farm is owned by OWP Butendiek GmbH & Co KG, a company managed by German developer and wind farm...
  • UK’s renewable strategy hits large scale solar favicon Sun & Wind (4 days ago) - Photovoltaics The United Kingdom is in the throes of a massive change of the subsidy regime for electric power. The new Electricity Market Reform (EMR) will introduce Contracts for Difference (CfD) and phase out the Renewable Obligation (RO) that has been the mainstay of...
  • SunEdison Signs Joint Venture Agreement With JIC Capital To Penetrate The Chinese Solar Market favicon eSolar News (5 days ago) - SHANGHAI, CHINA --(eSolarEnergyNews)-- SunEdison, a leading solar developer and technology provider, announced today a joint venture agreement with JIC Capital, to facilitate nonrecourse financing and develop, construct and own up to 1 GW of utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in China over the next 3...
  • DCU and Sungage Financial Announce $100 Million Residential Solar Loan Program favicon eSolar News (5 days ago) - BOSTON & MARLBOROUGH, MA--(eSolarEnergyNews)--Digital Federal Credit Union, better known as DCU, a federally-chartered credit union based in Massachusetts, and Sungage Financial, a platform that provides homeowners with access to low-cost solar financing, today announced a $100 million residential solar loan program. Through this new partnership,...
  • Cogenra Sets Three World Records for Solar Module Power favicon eSolar News (5 days ago) - MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(eSolarEnergyNews)--Cogenra Solar, a provider of high-performance solar technology, today announced three world records using its Dense Cell Interconnect (DCI) technology. In a series of tests conducted by third-party laboratories, Cogenra’s DCI technology achieved up to a 15 percent increase in module power compared...
  • Magnetic Mirrors Could Prove a Game-Changer for Solar favicon eSolar News (5 days ago) - WASHINGTON--(eSolarEnergyNews)--As in Alice’s journey through the looking-glass to Wonderland, mirrors in the real world can sometimes behave in surprising and unexpected ways, including a new class of mirror that works like no other. As reported today in The Optical Society’s (OSA) new high-impact journal Optica,...
  • Desertec Solar Power Project Abandoned by Shareholders favicon Inhabitat (5 days ago) - The ambitious, multibillion dollar solar power project Desertec has been abandoned by all but three of its shareholders and will now continue in an “adapted format” as a consultancy. The project was expected to provide up to 20 percent of Europe’s energy needs by 2050,...
  • Sunswift solar-powered car smashes 26-year EV speed record favicon Autoblog Green (5 days ago) - Filed under: Emerging Technologies, EV/Plug-in, Solar, Pacific Region We're not sure which is more impressive: that a team of Australian students set a new distance-speed record for an electric vehicle or the fact that the driver got that little solar-powered bad boy up to 82...
  • Interactive map to visualise renewable energy installations favicon Sun & Wind (5 days ago) - Review A project aims to make renewable energy more visible in your neighbourhood. The Repowermap is a non-profit initiative, which was founded in Switzerland in 2008 and since 2012 repowermap.org is being supported by the European Union in the context of its Intelligent Energy...
  • Acciona Windpower introduces a new 132 m rotor for low wind sites favicon Sun & Wind (5 days ago) - Wind Energy The wind power manufacturer Acciona Windpower launched a new rotor option for its AW3000 wind turbine. The AW132/3000 is suitable for IEC Class IIIb wind conditions and is scheduled to be available in 2016. 16.10.2014Read more about Acciona Windpower introduces a new...
  • Offshore wind in India moves forward favicon Sun & Wind (5 days ago) - Offshore Wind Energy A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for setting up a joint venture towards undertaking a first demonstration offshore wind project in India has been signed. Involved in the MOU are the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), the National Institute of...
  • Recharge Wrap-up: Hyundai and Kia rethinking diesel for US, BMW i partners with Soho House favicon Autoblog Green (6 days ago) - Filed under: Diesel, EV/Plug-in, Solar, BMW, Hyundai, Kia Hyundai and Kia are once again considering bringing diesel vehicles to the US. "It's something that's a strong consideration for us at this point," says John Juriga of Hyundai/Kia America. Diesel would help the group meet future...
  • Researchers create first energy storing solar cell favicon Sun & Wind (6 days ago) - Review Researchers at the Ohio State University have developed a device, which captures energy from sunlight and stores it in form of electricity: a combined “solar battery”. It consists of a mesh solar panel covered with a red dye (a type of dye-sensitised solar...
  • Stem and KYOCERA Solar Launch Energy Storage Solution for Commercial Power Users favicon eSolar News (7 days ago) - MILLBRAE, CA & SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(eSolarEnergyNews)--Stem, a leader in advanced energy technology, today announced it has teamed with Kyocera Solar, Inc., a provider of innovative solar power solutions, to offer an integrated solar photovoltaic (PV) and energy storage solution for commercial power users. The new solution...
  • SPI Solar Subsidiary Announces EPC Agreement for 30 Megawatt Solar PV Project in Inner Mongolia favicon eSolar News (7 days ago) - ROSEVILLE, CA.--(eSolarEnergyNews)--SPI Solar, a vertically-integrated photovoltaic solar developer, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Xinyu Xinwei New Energy, has signed an engineering, procurement and construction agreement for a 30 megawatt  PV project in Alxa League, Inner Mongolia. The agreement with Alxa League ZhiWei PV Power...
  • Trina Solar's High-Efficiency Monocrystalline Honey Module Sets a New World Record for Peak Power Output of 335.2W favicon eSolar News (7 days ago) - CHANGZHOU, CHINA -- Trina Solar, a global leader in photovoltaic  modules, solutions, and services, today announced that its high-efficiency Honey solar module has set a new world record for peak power output for P-type monocrystalline silicon PV modules, as independently certified by TUV Rheinland. The...
  • SunEdison Slashes Solar Costs with New High Efficiency Solar Module Technology favicon eSolar News (7 days ago) - BELMONT, CA --(eSolarEnergyNews)-- SunEdison, a leading solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced new zero white space (ZWS) solar module technology. The technology can increase solar module power output by up to 15%, effectively decreasing the total system cost by up...
  • Neighborhood Power Corporation Selects SeeControl to Bring the Internet of Things to Solar Energy Management favicon eSolar News (7 days ago) - SAN FRANCISCO, CA --(eSolarEnergyNews)--  SeeControl™ today announced that Neighborhood Power Corporation (NPC), Hawaii's solar company, has selected SeeControl as the Internet of Things (IoT) platform to bring a suite of innovative high-touch operational and market-facing services to thousands of NPC customers across the islands. NPC's...
  • SolarCity introduces new financing option favicon Sun & Wind (7 days ago) - Photovoltaics SolarCity has introduced a solar financing option that combines low upfront cost and immediate utility savings of a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the benefits of ownership. SolarCity customers pay for their MyPower solar loan similar to the way they pay for a...

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