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  • Clenergy delivers mounting systems for 100 MW PV park in Pakistan favicon Sun & Wind (Today) - Photovoltaics PV mounting expert Clenergy delivered customised solar mounting systems for PV modules with a capacity of 40 MW to Pakistan. They are part of the first large-scale ground PV project in Pakistan at the Quaid-e-Azam Solar Energy Park in Bahawalpur. 24.10.2014Read more about...
  • New certificate for performance of PV plants favicon Sun & Wind (Today) - Photovoltaics In cooperation with the VDE, Testing and Certification Institute Fraunhofer ISE developed a new certificate for the performance of PV installations. The new “Quality Tested” (QT) certification will ensure that independent experts analysed every step of the development of a PV plant. This...
  • Solar Cluster proposes transitioning Brazilian island to 100% renewable energy favicon Sun & Wind (Today) - Photovoltaics Members of the German industry association Solar Cluster have submitted a proposal to JosĂ© AntĂ´nio Bertotti, the Minister of Science of the Brazilian state of Pernambuco. They are suggesting completely switching the power supply of the archipelago Fernando de Noronha to renewable energies....
  • UK: Wind power fills the gap and reaches record favicon Sun & Wind (Today) - Wind Energy Strong wind speeds over the weekend contributed significantly to the UK’s electricity supply as nuclear reactors remained offline and a large gas plant was suddenly hit by a fire. 24.10.2014Read more about UK: Wind power fills the gap and reaches record Log...
  • Acousto-optic tunable filter technology for balloon-borne platforms favicon ScienceDaily (Today) - A balloon-borne acousto-optic tunable filter hyperspectral imager is ideally suited to address numerous outstanding questions in planetary science. Their spectral agility, narrowband wavelength selection, tolerance to the near-space environment, and spectral coverage would enable investigations not feasible from the ground. Example use cases include synoptic...
  • SunEdison 1.7 MW Rooftop Solar Project Powers Southern California Edison, Profits Landlord favicon eSolar News (Yesterday) - BELMONT, CA --(eSolarEnergyNews)--  SunEdison, a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced the completion of a 1.7 MW DC roof-mounted solar photovoltaic (PV) system in Hesperia, California that will both provide power to Southern California Edison (SCE) and benefit...
  • OneEnergy Renewables Develops 4.3 MW Solar Energy System with Constellation for National Aquarium favicon eSolar News (Yesterday) - BALTIMORE & SEATTLE--(eSolarEnergyNews)--OneEnergy Renewables, a leading developer of distributed, utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) projects, and Constellation announce the development of a 4.3 MW solar electric project located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. The off-site system, which is part of an innovative electricity supply agreement...
  • MGM Resorts International and NRG Energy Celebrate the Installation of the World’s Largest Convention Center Solar Array favicon eSolar News (Yesterday) - LAS VEGAS, NV--(eSolarEnergyNews)--NRG Energy and MGM Resorts today announced the completed installation of the world’s largest rooftop solar array on a convention center. Covering approximately 20 acres atop the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, the 6.4 megawatt (MW dc) [5.0 megawatt ac (MW ac)] photovoltaic...
  • SPI Solar Announces Agreements With GD Solar to Acquire and Develop Multiple PV Projects favicon eSolar News (Yesterday) - ROSEVILLE, CA.--(eSolarEnergyNews)--Solar Power, Inc., a vertically-integrated photovoltaic, or PV, developer, today announced that it has entered into several agreements with GD Solar, a leading supplier of solar and other renewable energy solutions—to acquire existing PV projects from GD Solar and develop new PV projects with...
  • Panasonic Completes Solar Installations for Hertz at Denver and St. Louis International Airports favicon eSolar News (Yesterday) - NEWARK, N.J.--(eSolarEnergyNews)--  Panasonic and Hertz Corporation  announced the completion of two solar power installations at Hertz Rent-a-Car facilities at Denver and St. Louis International Airports. Panasonic is also building solar installations for Hertz at Newark Liberty International Airport in NJ, expected to be completed later...
  • Cheaper silicon means cheaper solar cells favicon ScienceDaily (Yesterday) - Researchers have pioneered a new approach to manufacturing solar cells that requires less silicon and can accommodate silicon with more impurities than is currently the standard. Those changes mean that solar cells can be made much more cheaply than at present....
  • SunEdison Awarded 17.7 MW Of Distributed Solar Projects In California favicon eSolar News (2 days ago) - BELMONT, CA --(eSolarEnergyNews)-- SunEdison, a leading solar developer and technology provider, has been awarded 17.7 MW DC of distributed solar photovoltaic (PV) power projects through the Regional Renewable Energy Procurement Project (R-REP) led by the County of Alameda.  SunEdison will be working with 9 different...
  • First Nationwide Bulk Purchase Program Will Expand Access to Clean Solar Energy favicon eSolar News (2 days ago) - WASHINGTON, D.C. --(eSolarEnergyNews)--The Solar Community initiative, the first nationwide bulk solar purchase program launched today to give homeowners across the US and Canada easy access to more affordable, clean, renewable energy – one of the most effective actions individuals can take to address climate change....
  • sPower Breaks Ground on 7MW Solar Facility in Palmdale, CA favicon eSolar News (2 days ago) - SALT LAKE CITY, UT --(eSolarEnergyNews)--  sPower, a leading renewable energy provider, announced today recently breaking ground on the 7MWdc (megawatts of direct current) Little Rock Solar Facility in Palmdale, CA. The project is expected to begin commercial operation mid-December 2014. sPower will use First Solar,...
  • UK Building World’s Most Environmentally Friendly Solar Farm favicon Inhabitat (2 days ago) - UK-based solar farm operator Primrose Solar is teaming up with solar company Solarcentury to build a 48 MWp solar farm on the Southwick Estate in Fareham, Portsmouth. The farm will produce enough clean electricity to power 11,000 homes, but that’s not the whole of the good...
  • Suniva Selected for Second SunShot Award from U.S. Department of Energy favicon eSolar News (2 days ago) - NORCROSS, GA.--(eSolarEnergyNews)--Suniva, a metro-Atlanta based manufacturer of high-efficiency crystalline silicon solar cells and modules, announces today that it has been awarded $2.3 million by the U.S. Department of Energy to develop and manufacture high power n-type solar cells with efficiencies ≥ 22.5%. The grant is...
  • SolarWorld to Leverage $4 million U.S. Department of Energy Award to Develop Next-Generation Crystallization Technology for More Efficient, Affordable Solar Cells favicon eSolar News (2 days ago) - HILLSBORO, OR.--(eSolarEnergyNews)--SolarWorld, the largest crystalline silicon solar producer in the Americas for nearly 40 years, today expressed its gratitude for a $4 million cooperative award from the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative to intensify development of a ground-breaking silicon mono-crystallization technology. The proprietary development...
  • Building-integration of plastic collectors favicon Sun & Wind (2 days ago) - Solar Thermal In co-operation with the Norwegian collector manufacturer Aventa, Fraunhofer ISE has developed a solar collector made of plastic. Demonstration systems with this technology have now been put into operation on an estate of terraced houses in Mortensrud in Oslo. 22.10.2014Read more about...
  • Online platform for wind energy and photovoltaics in the mining industry favicon Sun & Wind (2 days ago) - Review The market for renewable energy in the mining industry is growing. THEnergy, a consulting company, has launched an online database to assess which companies are mining copper, gold or other raw materials using renewable energy. 22.10.2014Read more about Online platform for wind energy...
  • New improved printing process for contact fingers favicon Sun & Wind (2 days ago) - Photovoltaics Researchers at Fraunhofer ISE, in co-operation with several industrial partners, have developed a technology that could replace the screen-printing process. The dispensing technology applies a new type of material to the surface of solar cells using a non-contact printing process. The new process...
  • Nordex will build wind park with 27.5 MW capacity in France favicon Sun & Wind (2 days ago) - Wind Energy The wind power expert Nordex SE received the order for the delivery and installation of a new wind park in Somme, France. Installation is scheduled for spring 2015 and the project is expected to be connected to the grid by October 2015....
  • Researchers patent a nanofluid that improves heat conductivity favicon ScienceDaily (3 days ago) - 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 (3 days ago) - 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 (3 days ago) - 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 (3 days ago) - 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 (3 days ago) - 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 (3 days ago) - 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 (3 days ago) - 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 (4 days ago) - 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 (4 days ago) - 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....

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