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Similar to the S&P 500 Index, the Solar Stock Index is a market cap weighted composite index.
Ice Energy has been awarded a five-year contract from Riverside Public Utilities to provide 5 megawatts of behind-the-meter thermal energy storage using Ice Energy’s proprietary Ice Bear system.
Professor Donald Sadoway remembers chuckling at an e-mail in August 2009 from a woman claiming to rep
Wind Energy Timeline – From Persian Windmills Crushing Grains to Vesta’s Wind Turbines Churning out 8 MW of Output
The global wind power market continues to rapidly expand in 2015. It is expected that global wind energy production will surpass 65 gigawatts by 2020!
There’s some mixed news coming out of Vancouver, Canada this week. On the one hand, the city announc
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The growth of the solar industry is truly astounding, particularly in China, the world’s solar leader. Between 2011 and 2012 the Chinese solar market grew by 500 percent. According to a 2014 report by Frost & Sullivan, a consulting firm, the global solar market earned revenues of nearly $60 billion in 2013. The firm estimates that by 2020 it will double to $137.2 billion.
With all this growth, somebody was obviously going to get rich, and it didn’t take long for Oilprice.com to identify some of the biggest beneficiaries of the push toward renewables. The following are 5 of the world’s most successful renewable energy business leaders and their net worth.
1. Li Hejun, Chairman, Hanenergy Holdings. $31.5 billion.
2. Elon Musk, Founder/CEO, Space Exploration Technologies Corp., Tesla Motors. $12.2 billion.
3. Wang Chuanfu, Founder, BYD Company. $5.3 billion.
4. Aloys Wobben, Founder/Owner, Enercon. $4.2 billion.
5. Zhu Gongshan, Chairman, GCL-Poly Energy Holdings.
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Wuxi Suntech & Taiwan Carbon Nanotube Technology Developed World's First Carbon Nanotube Photovoltaic Module Frame
The carbon nanotube photovoltaic module frame not only delivers a great cost-saving advantage over the traditionally-used aluminum module frames, but its non-reflective black module frame provides a wider scope of use and a distinct advantage under extreme weather conditions.
New installation support tool bolsters Enphase's commercial solar offering
32-megawatt Lost Hills-Blackwell
The construction is expected to be started in the last quarter of this year and the commercial operation is expected to be achieved in March 2016.
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