The Midwest Renewable Energy Association announces sponsors for the upcoming SOLAR THERMAL '11 Conference
Solar Energy USA, Georgia's largest residential solar provider, was recently recognized by the Sierra Club as an officially Green Checked business based on sustainable organization practices and environmentally friendly products and services.
Oasis Eco Group, BC's leading provider of energy efficient homes is today announcing the launch of the Oasis Powerhouse energy efficient housing development - "Solara Homes" - in Chilliwack, BC.
News Announcements from SPI 2011
Sustainable Energy Raises the Bar for Grid-Tie Energy Storage: PARALEX "GTS" Opens New "Smart Grid" and "Micro-Grid" Market Opportunities
Highlights: · Enables utility dispatch control of distributed storage with lithium ion and lead acid batteries for improved voltage control higher power quality and improved grid stability · Enables material increase in grid-interactive storage system efficiencies today with proven market-ready product platform · Meets emerging European demand for cost effective, high-efficiency storage of solar power for on-site consumption · Gateway to higher utilization of distributed renewable energy in "smart grids" and "micro-grids" · Discussions underway to OEM PARALEX GTS as part of integrated solar PV energy storage systems
High-growth companies in the clean energy industry throughout the Midwest seeking venture capital to advance their ideas are now being invited to apply for the opportunity to present their business plans to an audience of the nation's top venture capitalists.
During the test, the modules were exposed to an atmosphere of highly corrosive water and salt for 100 hours in order to verify their durability and correct operation in case they were installed in the proximity of the sea. The test assesses both the compatibility of the materials and the quality and uniformity of the protective layers.
Siemens is increasing its stake in Britain's Marine Current Turbines Ltd. to 45 percent. "With this increase in its stake, Siemens is strengthening its activities in ocean power generation. We will actively shape the commercialization process of innovative marine current power plants," said Michael Axmann, CFO of the newly founded Solar & Hydro Division within Siemens' Energy Sector. Financial details of the deal are not disclosed.
New Energy and City of Roanoke, VA Successfully Debut World's First-of-its-Kind Electricity-Generating Rumble Strip to Nearly 6000 Visitors
Participants Driving Over Company's MotionPower(TM) System Could Generate Enough Electricity to Power Lights for the Average American Home for an Entire Day.
Since October 2011, the Austrian customers of Donauer Solartechnik have had a direct partner on location: Andreas Wimplinger heads the new sales office in the Upper-Austrian district of Waldzell.
PALMDALE SCHOOL DISTRICT AND PsomasFMG CELEBRATE INSTALLATION OF SOLAR POWER SYSTEM AT 18 SCHOOL SITES
Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony honors phase one completion of PSD's "green" initiative
Munich. Smart grids are essential for the success of the energy revolution in Germany and Europe. TÜV SÜD now has a laboratory for testing the conformity and interoperability of devices which enable smart grid components to communicate.
Report by international hydrogen association details current hydrogen and fuel cell activity and predicts significant growth by the next decade
The Optical Cavity Furnace is a new piece of equipment for making solar cells that is about to rock the photovoltaic industry by slashing costs and increasing efficiency. The news should not just excite tech nerds—by reducing the cost of producing solar cells by nearly three-quarters, this new technology represents another big step on the path to making clean energy the cheap kind of energy. Here’s how it works. By using optics to more efficiently focus visible and infrared light, the Optical Cavity Furnace can heat silicon wafers used in solar cell production much more precisely and uniformly than previous forms of solar cell manufacture. The resulting solar cells are stronger, more efficient, and have fewer impurities. The National Renewable Energy Lab, or NREL, the DOE office responsible for the research, and a corporate partner AOS Inc. are now working to bring this technology to scale. The partners plan to build an industrial-scale Optical Cavity Furnace capable of producing 1,200 highly efficient solar cells per hour. NREL has cooperative research agreements with many of the country’s biggest solar cell producers.
Fallbrook and Bonsall Residents Save Over $200,000 Collaboratively on Solar Projects
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The NeON R module features "Back Contact" cell technology delivering an entirely black panel that is aesthetically pleasing and energy efficient. The cell's seamless, surface blends perfectly into nearly all rooftop designs while the module's electrodes are positioned on the rear of the cell. Using LG's N-type cell structure, the panels produce 365W of energy, up to 7.3kWp, compared to 5.8kWp of the p-type cell. The module's new design minimizes LID, thereby delivering a longer lifespan and increased energy output.