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  • Meyer Burger wins contract for high-efficiency SWCT module production line in the USA favicon Sun & Wind (Today) - Photovoltaics Meyer Burger Technology AG has been awarded the contract to supply and install a new module line in the United States. The US-based module manufacturer SolarTech LLC has entered into a technology partnership with Meyer Burger for the fully-integrated 'Smart Wire Connection Technology'...
  • Loving solar energy: first heart-shaped PV plant favicon Sun & Wind (Today) - Photovoltaics The solar expert Conergy intends to build a heart-shaped solar plant in the French overseas territory of New Caledonia. Construction work on the 2-MW PV plant is scheduled to begin within the next few months and is expected to be complete in the...
  • Renewable energies are the most important power source in Germany favicon Sun & Wind (Today) - Review In total, renewable energies supplied more electricity during the first nine month of 2014 in Germany than individual conventional energy sources. This is the conclusion reached by an analysis of electricity generation and consumption data that was carried out by Agora Energiewende. 02.10.2014Read...
  • Vivint Solar Announces Pricing Of Initial Public Offering favicon eSolar News (Yesterday) - LEHI, UT --(eSolarEnergyNews)-- Vivint Solar today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 20,600,000 shares of common stock at a price to the public of $16.00 per share.  In addition, a selling stockholder affiliated with The Blackstone Group L.P. has granted the underwriters...
  • New SunEdison Polysilicon Technology to Slash Cost of Solar Power favicon eSolar News (Yesterday) - BELMONT, CA --(eSolarEnergyNews)--  SunEdison, a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced that its most advanced polysilicon technology was now in production and on target to produce solar material at the lowest cost in the world. This achievement represents...
  • 2MW of Solar Energy Admitted into Cornell University favicon eSolar News (Yesterday) - LANSING, N.Y.--(eSolarEnergyNews)--  Today, Sol Systems announced it has successfully financed Cornell University's Snyder Road Solar Farm, consisting of a 2MW array on eleven acres of Cornell property in the Town of Lansing. The capital sources for the transaction included sponsor equity from Building Energy Holding...
  • Quantum Materials Scaling Up Photoactive Quantum Dot Production for Solar Power Generation favicon eSolar News (Yesterday) - SAN MARCOS, TX --(eSolarEnergyNews)-- Quantum Materials today announced that it is scaling volume production of photoactive quantum dots for use in next-generation photovoltaic solar power technologies. While offering numerous advantages for solar power generation, the high cost and difficulty of producing large quantities of quantum...
  • Meet a NYSERDA EDGE ROC: Samuel Man favicon Solar One (Yesterday) -   The Economic Development Growth Extension (EDGE) Program offers local, regionally-based access to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority’s (NYSERDA) energy efficiency, renewable energy and research and development (R&D) programs.   NYSERDA works with 27 Regional Outreach Contractors (ROCs) strategically located...
  • World’s First Solar-Powered Snowboard Charges Gadgets on the Slopes! favicon Inhabitat (Yesterday) - Next time you hit the slopes on a sunny day there is no need to worry about your gadgets running out of juice. Snowboard manufacturer Signal – the company that recently created the world’s first 3D printed snowboard – just launched the Solar Hybrid board that...
  • British 37.8 MW solar farm starts operation favicon Sun & Wind (Yesterday) - Photovoltaics In September 2014 the 37.8 MW Crundale Solar Farm in Pembrokeshire was connected to the grid and is currently one of the largest operating solar farms in the UK. 01.10.2014Read more about British 37.8 MW solar farm starts operation Log in or register...
  • New mechanical testing device for glass elements favicon Sun & Wind (Yesterday) - Photovoltaics Solar Thermal A new testing device by Eurotech tests and evaluates the mechanical load capacity of flat glass elements in extreme situations. According to its function, the machine is called “Mechanical Load”. 01.10.2014Read more about New mechanical testing device for glass elements Log...
  • The UK’s First Floating Solar Farm Unveiled in Berkshire favicon Inhabitat (Yesterday) - The UK’s first floating solar farm was just installed in Berkshire. The floating array features 800 photovoltaic panels and has a capacity of 200W. The project cost ÂŁ250,000 ($405,400) and has been installed on a reservoir at Sheeplands Farm near Wargrave. Farm owner, Mark...
  • Solar cells cheap enough to quickly cover their cost: Could double as semi-transparent blinds for windows favicon ScienceDaily (2 days ago) - One of the most common complaints about solar power is solar panels are still too expensive to be worth the investment. Many researchers have responded by making solar cells, the tile-like components of solar panels that absorb and transfer energy, more efficient and longer lasting....
  • Nitrogen fingerprint in biomolecules could be from early sun favicon ScienceDaily (2 days ago) - The pattern of nitrogen in biomolecules like proteins, which differ greatly from that seen in other parts of the solar system, could have been generated by the interactions of light from the early sun with nitrogen gas in the nebula, long before Earth formed....
  • How to make a 'perfect' solar absorber favicon ScienceDaily (2 days ago) - Researchers have developed a solar cell that can tap the sun's full radiation spectrum. The material is a two-dimensional metallic dielectric photonic crystal, and has the additional benefits of absorbing sunlight from a wide range of angles and withstanding extremely high temperatures. Perhaps most importantly,...
  • Blades of grass inspire advance in organic solar cells favicon ScienceDaily (2 days ago) - Using a bio-mimicking analog of one of nature's most efficient light-harvesting structures, blades of grass, an international research team has taken a major step in developing long-sought polymer architecture to boost power-conversion efficiency of light to electricity for use in electronic devices....
  • Schmack is building a 5 MW biogas plant on the Isle of Wight favicon Sun & Wind (2 days ago) - Bioenergy Together with its project partner Wight Farm Energy LLP, Schmack Biogas UK is building the first ever biogas plant on the Isle of Wight. The plant is designed for a gas output of 5 MW as well as for a 250 kW combined...
  • Solar cells cheap enough to quickly cover for their cost: Could double as semi-transparent blinds for windows favicon ScienceDaily (3 days ago) - One of the most common complaints about solar power is solar panels are still too expensive to be worth the investment. Many researchers have responded by making solar cells, the tile-like components of solar panels that absorb and transfer energy, more efficient and longer lasting....
  • Millions of people see DiCaprio's speech on climate change favicon Sun & Wind (3 days ago) - Review The commotion about Emma Watson's speech to the UN on equality of men and women has not even died down yet, and the next speech before the United Nations is already going viral. More than 800,000 people have already seen Hollywood actor Leonardo...
  • Hundreds of thousands of people see DiCaprio's speech on climate change favicon Sun & Wind (3 days ago) - Review The commotion about Emma Watson's speech to the UN on equality of men and women has not even died down yet, and the next speech before the United Nations is already going viral. More than 800,000 people have already seen Hollywood actor Leonardo...
  • Kyocera and imec are researching new cells favicon Sun & Wind (3 days ago) - Photovoltaics The Japanese Kyocera Corporation has joined imec's industrial affiliation programme (IIAP), which is dedicated to the development of a new crystalline cell generation. The programme is led by the Belgian nanoelectronics research centre imec. 29.09.2014Read more about Kyocera and imec are researching new...
  • Vattenfall rolls out Romo Wind’s iSpin technology favicon Sun & Wind (3 days ago) - Wind Energy Romo Wind has announced that Vattenfall rolls out the Romo iSpin Monitor technology across the utility's Nordic onshore wind turbine portfolio, to date consisting of 69 wind turbines in Denmark and Sweden. Romo’s purpose is to permanently monitor and correct wind turbine...
  • German-Brazilian biogas plant goes into operation favicon Sun & Wind (3 days ago) - Bioenergy A biogas plant, which is expected to produce approximately 1000 mÂł of biogas per day from 100 % pig manure, has been put into test operation in the southern Brazilian city of Pomerode in the state of Santa Catarina. The plant is a joint project...
  • WindEnergy 2014: SeaZip Offshore Service favicon Sun & Wind (5 days ago) - Offshore Wind Energy In the video, Jan Reier Arends, the Managing Owner at Seazip Offshore Service, talks about their business model. Tanja Peschel 27.09.2014Read more about WindEnergy 2014: SeaZip Offshore Service Log in or register to post comments ...
  • 6 Reasons Everyone Should Have One of These Awesome $15 Solar d.light Lanterns favicon Inhabitat (6 days ago) - Read the rest of 6 Reasons Everyone Should Have One of These Awesome $15 Solar d.light Lanterns Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: 6 reasons to love the d.light, cheap solar, cheap solar lantern, clean tech, d.light design, d.light lantern, d.light...
  • IBM’s New Sunflower-Shaped Solar Concentrators Produce Energy AND Fresh Water! favicon Inhabitat (6 days ago) - IBM Research and Swiss solar technology company Airlight Energy just unveiled a cutting-edge solar system that resembles a 10-meter-high sunflower! The High Concentration PhotoVoltaic Thermal (HCPVT) system can concentrate the sun’s radiation 2,000 times and convert 80 percent of it into useful energy, generating...
  • WindEnergy 2014: Ostwind and the Max Bögl Group are cooperating in the Czech Republic favicon Sun & Wind (6 days ago) - Wind Energy WindEnergy 2014: Ostwind and the Max Bögl Group are cooperating in the Czech Republic 26.09.2014Read more about WindEnergy 2014: Ostwind and the Max Bögl Group are cooperating in the Czech Republic Log in or register to post comments ...
  • Wind measurement based on rotor blade deformation favicon Sun & Wind (6 days ago) - Wind Energy In addition to a new pitch system and a management system that will extend the life of pitch batteries, SSB Wind Systems has presented a new sensor system for rotor blades at WindEnergy. 26.09.2014Read more about Wind measurement based on rotor blade...
  • New organic semiconductor material: Organic tin in polymers increases their light absorption favicon ScienceDaily (7 days ago) - Researchers have integrated organic tin into semiconducting polymers (plastics) for the first time. Semiconducting polymers can be used, for example, for the absorption of sun light in solar cells. By incorporating organic tin into the plastic, light can be absorbed over a wide range of...
  • World's smallest reference material is big plus for nanotechnology favicon ScienceDaily (7 days ago) - The National Institute of Standards and Technology recently issued Reference Material 8027, the smallest known reference material ever created for validating measurements of these human-made, ultrafine particles between 1 and 100 nanometers -- billionths of a meter -- in size....

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