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  • SunEdison Awarded 17.7 MW Of Distributed Solar Projects In California favicon eSolar News (Yesterday) - 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 (Yesterday) - 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 (Yesterday) - 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 (Yesterday) - 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 (Yesterday) - 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 (Yesterday) - 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 (Yesterday) - 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 (Yesterday) - 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 (Yesterday) - 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 (Yesterday) - 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 (2 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 (2 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 (2 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 (2 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 (2 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 (2 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 (2 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 (3 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 (3 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....
  • KYOCERA and Healthy Planet Partners Combine Strengths to Lower Solar Investment Capital Costs favicon eSolar News (3 days ago) - 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 (3 days ago) - 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 (6 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 (6 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 (7 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 (7 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 (7 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 (7 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 (7 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 (7 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 (7 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...

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