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  • Fluor Completes 170-Megawatt Centinela Solar Energy Facility in Southern California favicon eSolar News (Yesterday) - IRVING, TX--(eSolarEnergyNews)--Fluor  has completed the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning for both phases of LS Power’s new Centinela Solar Energy Facility, one of the largest of its kind in the United States. Located near El Centro, California, the 170-megawatt photovoltaic solar project will provide clean,...
  • Car dealer cuts energy costs with solar plant favicon Sun & Wind (Yesterday) - Photovoltaics The Italian car dealer Autostar Spa has installed a 100 kW photovoltaic plant on its roof. The PV system uses solar modules of Hanwha Q Cells and will cover approximately 70 % of the company’s electricity requirements. 29.08.2014Read more about Car dealer cuts...
  • Solar market to grow by 65 GW in 2019 favicon Sun & Wind (Yesterday) - Photovoltaics A new study by Lux Research estimates the worldwide solar market to grow by 75 % to a global capacity addition of 65.6 GW in 2019. This will be achieved by a yearly average growth of 8 % and despite new challenges such as global...
  • One Planet Communities: The Earth’s Greenest Neighborhoods favicon Inhabitat (2 days ago) - Read the rest of One Planet Communities: The Earth’s Greenest Neighborhoods Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: "energy efficiency", "solar energy", "sustainable architecture", alternative transportation, Architecture, carbon-neutral, Eco Architecture, eco design, green architecture, Green Building, green design, green development, green home,...
  • Ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica are shrinking at a record-breaking speed favicon Sun & Wind (2 days ago) - Review The ice sheets that cover Greenland and Antarctica are losing approximately 500 cubic kilometres of ice per year. This is the equivalent of a 600 meter thick layer of ice covering the entire city of Hamburg, which has 1.8 million inhabitants. This new...
  • No anti-dumping law in India for now favicon Sun & Wind (2 days ago) - Photovoltaics India's Ministry of Finance has allowed the deadline for a new anti-dumping law to expire. Since May, the Indian Ministry of Commerce and Industry has wanted to introduce an anti-dumping duty on imported solar panels from China, Taiwan, Malaysia and the United States...
  • Detecting neutrinos, physicists look into the heart of the sun favicon ScienceDaily (3 days ago) - Using one of the most sensitive neutrino detectors on the planet, physicists have directly detected neutrinos created by the 'keystone' proton-proton fusion process going on at the sun's core for the first time....
  • Yingli Green Energy to Supply 66 MWp of PV Modules to Push Energy for Four Large-scale Projects in the United Kingdom favicon eSolar News (3 days ago) - BAODING, CHINA --(eSolarEnergyNews)--  Yingli Green Energy, the largest vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") module manufacturer in the world, known as "Yingli Solar," today announced that it has partnered with renewable energy developer Push Energy Ltd. ("Push Energy") to supply Yingli Solar's multicyrstalline modules for four large-scale...
  • OneRoof Energy Announces Investment Fund favicon eSolar News (3 days ago) - SAN DIEGO, CA --(eSolarEnergyNews)--  OneRoof Energy, Inc., a residential solar services provider and wholly-owned subsidiary of OneRoof Energy Group, Inc. (TSXV:ON) announced today that it has reached an agreement with an unrelated third-party securing equity for a $58 million residential solar financing fund that will...
  • IKEA Opens New Miami Location Sporting South Florida's Largest Rooftop Solar Array favicon eSolar News (3 days ago) - SWEETWATER, FL--(eSolarEnergyNews)--IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, today opened the doors of its first Miami-Dade store to customers at 9 a.m. EDT in Sweetwater, FL. The 416,000-square-foot IKEA Miami is located on 14.6 acres adjacent to the Dolphin Mall, at the intersection of the...
  • Minnesota Power Joins Forces with Military to Build 10-Megawatt Solar Energy Project at Camp Ripley favicon eSolar News (3 days ago) - LITTLE FALLS, MN--(eSolarEnergyNews)--Minnesota Power and the Minnesota National Guard will join forces to build a major solar energy project at Camp Ripley, the largest military base in Minnesota. Duluth-based Minnesota Power, a division of ALLETE, Inc., (NYSE:ALE) and the Minnesota National Guard today signed a...
  • CEE and Energiequelle build 32 MW in France favicon Sun & Wind (3 days ago) - Wind Energy The Hamburg investment company CEE is acquiring two wind farms with a total capacity of 32 MW that are currently being built by Energiequelle GmbH in France. 27.08.2014Read more about CEE and Energiequelle build 32 MW in France Log in or register...
  • Inverters for Chilean 100 MW PV plant favicon Sun & Wind (3 days ago) - Photovoltaics The inverter manufacturer Bonfiglioli is supplying inverters from its RPS TL series for a photovoltaic system in Chile that has 100 MW capacity. The solar power plant is located in the Chilean Atacama desert. 27.08.2014Read more about Inverters for Chilean 100 MW PV...
  • Auhua Clean Energy partners with Purdue University favicon Sun & Wind (3 days ago) - Solar Thermal Auhua Clean Energy announced a joint development agreement with the Lyles School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University in Indiana, US, to optimise their solar thermal collectors. 27.08.2014Read more about Auhua Clean Energy partners with Purdue University Log in or register to post...
  • REC and Sunrun sign solar panel supply agreement favicon Sun & Wind (3 days ago) - Photovoltaics REC Group with headquarters in Oslo and the U.S. solar company Sunrun signed a supply agreement, which says that Sunrun will buy a minimum of 50 MW and up to 100 MW of REC’s Peak Energy Series solar panels in 2015. It underlines...
  • Competition for graphene: Researchers demonstrate ultrafast charge transfer in new family of 2-D semiconductors favicon ScienceDaily (4 days ago) - The first experimental observation of ultrafast charge transfer in photo-excited MX2 materials, the graphene-like two-dimensional semiconductors, has been conducted. Charge transfer time clocked in at under 50 femtoseconds, comparable to the fastest times recorded for organic photovoltaics....
  • Competition for graphene favicon ScienceDaily (4 days ago) - The first experimental observation of ultrafast charge transfer in photo-excited MX2 materials, the graphene-like two-dimensional semiconductors, has been conducted. Charge transfer time clocked in at under 50 femtoseconds, comparable to the fastest times recorded for organic photovoltaics....
  • Solar System Transforms Fallow Land Into Money Generating Asset favicon eSolar News (4 days ago) - GILROY, CA,  --(eSolarEnergyNews)--  In February 2013, Vista Solar installed a 792kW solar system on a block of fallow, unusable land at Uesugi Farms. In the first year of operation, the solar system generated over $100,000 in savings and has offset the farm's electric bill by...
  • Leaf Solar Power Partners with LightStream to Bring Financing to U.S. Residential Customers favicon eSolar News (4 days ago) - PALM BEACH, FL.--(eSolarEnergyNews)--Today, Leaf Solar Power LLC and LightStream announce a strategic relationship to provide homeowners up to $100,000 in financing for residential solar power projects. The partnership supports the Leaf Solar Power Loan Program in the U.S., expanding the financing options available to people...
  • SPI Solar to Develop 10 MW Solar Project in Shandong Province, China favicon eSolar News (4 days ago) - ROSEVILLE, CA--(eSolarEnergyNews)--SPI Solar, a vertically-integrated photovoltaic solar developer, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Xinyu Xinwei New Energy Co., Ltd. (“Xinwei”), has received preliminary approval from the local government of LiaoCheng City to develop a PV project totaling approximately 10 megawatts (MW), in Shandong Province,...
  • Ascent Solar Announces Reverse Stock Split favicon eSolar News (5 days ago) - THORNTON, CO.--(eSolarEnergyNews)--Ascent Solar, a developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art, flexible thin-film photovoltaic modules integrated into the company’s EnerPlex™ series of consumer products, today announced that its board of directors has approved a one-for-ten reverse stock split of the Company’s common stock to become effective at...
  • KYOCERA Solar Modules Achieve "Performance Leader" Rating in GTM Research's Reliability Scorecard favicon eSolar News (5 days ago) - SCOTTSDALE, AZ.--(eSolarEnergyNews)--Kyocera Corporation announced today that Kyocera is the only solar module manufacturer to rank as a Performance Leader in all six categories in independent testing by PV Evolution Labs, as reported in GTM Research’s July 2014 PV Module Reliability Scorecard. The report ranks performance...
  • SunWize Installs Independent Samoa's Largest Solar System favicon eSolar News (5 days ago) - APIA, Independent Samoa,--(eSolarEnergyNews)--  SunWize Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of sustainable energy solutions, today announced that it completed the installation of a 546 kW solar electric system for the Independent State of Samoa. The project with Samoa's power utility, Electric Power Corporation (EPC), is the...
  • UK government considers CfD for non-UK projects favicon Sun & Wind (5 days ago) - Review The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) considers to open the contracts for difference mechanism (CfD) up to renewable energy projects, which are located outside the UK and export their generation to the GB electricity system. According to the government, these...
  • U.S. wind energy market remains strong favicon Sun & Wind (5 days ago) - Wind Energy With increasing wind energy generation and decreasing prices of wind energy technologies, the U.S. wind energy market remains strong and the U.S. is moving closer to doubling renewable electricity generation from energy resources like wind power yet again by 2020. 25.08.2014Read more...
  • SolarMax partners with Wagner Renewables favicon Sun & Wind (Friday, 22 August) - Richmond ─ Today it was announced that the Swiss inverter manufacturer, SolarMax will be partnering with the newly formed PV distributor, Wagner Renewables Ltd (formerly Wagner Solar UK Ltd).21.08.2014Read more about SolarMax partners with Wagner Renewables Log in or register to post comments ...
  • Rwanda is expanding renewable energies favicon Sun & Wind (Friday, 22 August) - Review Few people in Rwanda have access to electricity, but that is set to change soon. The government plans to increase generation capacity almost by a factor of five. The focus will be on renewable energy. 14.08.2014Read more about Rwanda is expanding renewable energies...
  • SolarWorld increases module sales: 81% in foreign markets favicon Sun & Wind (Friday, 22 August) - Photovoltaics According to SolarWorld AG's semi-annual report, the group's increase in sales volume up to the middle of this year compared to the same period last year was higher than expected. It reported a sales volume of 333 MW for modules and kits in...
  • Brazil: 400 projects are applying for the first PV auction favicon Sun & Wind (Friday, 22 August) - Photovoltaics For the first time, the Brazilian Government is carrying out a nationwide procurement process specifically for photovoltaic projects. Approximately 400 photovoltaic projects with a total capacity of 10.8 GW have applied for participation in the procurement process, according to the Brazilian federal energy...
  • Absorber market: Merger of Alanod and Almeco has failed favicon Sun & Wind (Friday, 22 August) - Solar Thermal The merger between the two absorber coating companies Alanod and Almeco has failed. The merger had created quite a stir; many had feared a new monopolist in the solar thermal industry. 18.08.2014Read more about Absorber market: Merger of Alanod and Almeco has...

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