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  • New solar power material converts 90 percent of captured light into heat favicon ScienceDaily (Today) - A multidisciplinary engineering team developed a new nanoparticle-based material for concentrating solar power plants designed to absorb and convert to heat more than 90 percent of the sunlight it captures. The new material can also withstand temperatures greater than 700 degrees Celsius and survive many...
  • Solar heating and cooling pilot plant inaugurated in Ljubljana favicon Sun & Wind (Today) - Solar Thermal On October 27th the JoĹľef Stefan Institute opened the pilot plant InfraSun in Ljubljana, Slovenia. The project is based on the integration of solar heating and cooling into existing Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) installations. The setup serves as a demonstration...
  • EWEA: Tacke takes Garrad's place favicon Sun & Wind (Today) - Wind Energy The Board of Directors of the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) has elected Markus Tacke, CEO of Siemens Wind Power, to be its new chairman. He takes over from Andrew Garrad, who held the position for the past one and a half...
  • JinkoSolar to Supply 19 MW of Solar Modules for a PV Project in Chile favicon eSolar News (Yesterday) - SHANGHAI, CHINA--(eSolarEnergyNews)--  JinkoSolar, a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced that it will supply 19 MW of solar modules for a PV project in Chile. The project is located in Chile's Atacama Desert region which has one of the highest irradiation levels...
  • Washington Gas Energy Systems and Cogenra Solar Complete Innovative Solar Project for Tucson Electric Power favicon eSolar News (Yesterday) - TUCSON, AR & MCLEAN, VA.--(eSolarEnergyNews)--Washington Gas Energy Systems, Inc., a subsidiary of WGL today announced the completion of a one megawatt (MW) Cogenra Solar array that will produce renewable energy for Tucson Electric Power (TEP). The array at the Solar Zone, located at the University...
  • Last Clean EC Panel Series of 2014 Season “The Grid Edge” Coming Up on Wednesday Nov 5 favicon Solar One (Yesterday) -   Grid Edge Analytics: Advances in Big Data, Intelligent Software and Analytics Behind the Meter Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 7:00pm-9:00pm (Doors open at 6:30pm), The WNYC Jerome L. Greene Performance Space, 44 Charlton Street, NYC   FREE live stream hosted by Greentech Media starting...
  • Largest high alpine wind farm is operational favicon Sun & Wind (Yesterday) - Wind Energy Wien Energie has inaugurated a 38.3 MW wind farm in Styria at 1,600 metres above sea level. The wind farm is the most important high alpine wind power project in Austria. 27.10.2014Read more about Largest high alpine wind farm is operational Log...
  • Old Cigarette Factory to Become Solar and Wind Battery Plant favicon Inhabitat (Yesterday) - Normally when a massive factory closes its doors an outlet mall or giant water park pops up in its place. But one former cigarette plant in Concord, North Carolina is turning into something completely unexpected. Swiss battery manufacturer Alveo announced plans to turn a...
  • Construction Under Way At PSE&G's Third Landfill Solar Farm favicon eSolar News (2 days ago) - DEPTFORD, N.J, --(eSolarEnergyNews)-- New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin and New Jersey State Senator Donald Norcross helped Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) mark the start of construction on its largest solar project to date,...
  • Dynamic Energy Receives Funding for 6 MWs of New York Solar Projects favicon eSolar News (2 days ago) - WAYNE, PA --(eSolarEnergyNews)--Dynamic Energy Solutions, LLC was recently awarded funding from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to develop four new clean energy projects in New York State. The Dynamic Energy solar projects include the following:     Environment One Corporation...
  • SunEdison and Rajasthan Government Sign MOU for 5 GW of Solar PV favicon eSolar News (2 days ago) - AIPUR & CHENNAI, INDIA--(eSolarEnergyNews)--  SunEdison, a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Rajasthan Government aimed at developing Rajasthan as the global hub for solar energy.  SunEdison intends to establish 5 GWs of...
  • White Solar Modules The Next Thing in Building Integrated PV? favicon eSolar News (2 days ago) - CSEM announces the world’s first white solar modules. This innovative technology is particularly attractive to the building industry where solar elements can blend into a building’s skin and become virtually hidden energy sources. Applications in the consumer goods sector are also expected. Currently, the market...
  • India: Solar off-grid is the solution favicon Sun & Wind (2 days ago) - Photovoltaics 480 million Indians live without electricity, another 1.23 billion have to cope with frequent power failures. Off-grid PV solutions can change living conditions to the better - from family homes to small business units. Two examples show how it can be done. 09.10.2014Read...
  • The “Recrystallized Hotel” May Rise from Repurposed Dead Sea Salt Tiles favicon Inhabitat (3 days ago) - Every year, 20 million tons of salt sink to the bottom of the Dead Sea’s fifth pond. The salt is waste from the colossal production of potash and bromine in the Dead Sea Works factory, and it piles up on the bottom of the pool, raising rising...
  • SolarReserve Advances Leadership In Solar Thermal Energy With Technology Acquisition favicon eSolar News (3 days ago) - SANTA MONICA, CA --(eSolarEnergyNews)--  SolarReserve, a leading global developer of large-scale solar power projects and advanced solar thermal technology, today announced its acquisition of Aerojet Rocketdyne's Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) business. The acquisition includes intellectual property (IP) rights and patents related to molten salt technology...
  • The largest high alpine wind farm is now operational favicon Sun & Wind (3 days ago) - Wind Energy Wien Energie has inaugurated a 38.3 MW wind farm in Styria at 1,600 metres above sea level. The wind farm is the most important high alpine wind power project in Austria. 27.10.2014Read more about The largest high alpine wind farm is now...
  • Clenergy delivers mounting systems for 100 MW PV park in Pakistan favicon Sun & Wind (6 days ago) - 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 (6 days ago) - 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 (6 days ago) - 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 (6 days ago) - 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 (6 days ago) - 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 (7 days ago) - 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 (7 days ago) - 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 (7 days ago) - 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 (7 days ago) - 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 (7 days ago) - 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 (7 days ago) - 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 (Wednesday, 22 October) - 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 (Wednesday, 22 October) - 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 (Wednesday, 22 October) - 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,...

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