Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. a developer of lightweight, flexible, thin-film photovoltaic modules, announced today that itsflexible CIGS solar panels were named one of TIME's 50 Best Inventions of 2011. Ascent's technology was one of six ‘green' inventions to be recognized in this year's list, featured in the Nov. 28 TIME issue. For each of the past 10 years, TIME has recognized the top 50 breakthroughs in science, technology and the arts. Previous honorees have included the iPad, Nissan Leaf, 3-D cameras, and the world's first synthetic cells. "We are honored to be recognized by TIME as one of this year's top 50 inventions," said Ascent Solar President and CEO, Ron Eller. "Our flexible solar panels integrate seamlessly with countless applications across a wide variety of markets. TIME's recognition further validates the transformational aspects of Ascent's technology."
"Sybac Solar is the largest EPC in Florida and only sources the highest quality products for its customers. Our partnership with Solectria Renewables ensures our projects have the best inverter technologies on the market at the best price."
"We are honored to be recognized by TIME as one of this year's top 50 inventions," said Ascent Solar President and CEO, Ron Eller
The new MECASOLAR solar tracker is modular and scalable. In addition, it can be easily delivered and installed (assembled) at the location. -- It has 44 tilted axes on which an area of up to 7,855 sq ft (730 sq m) of PV panels can rotate. -- Increasing output by 30% as compared to a fixed mount system and reducing costs per Wp, it is the most competitive and profitable on the market. -- MECASOLAR will introduce the new product in these international conferences and exhibitions: SOLAR CANADA 2011 (December 5 and 6, Toronto) and INTERSOLAR India (December 14-16, Mumbai).
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MetCap Announces Expansion of the World's First Integrated Renewables Combined-Cycle Plant Powered by GE Technology
MetCap and GE Announce Advanced Technology Projects to Boost Turkey's Energy Supply Including Eurostar and Dervish Extension -- Energy Output License Extension Paves Way for MetCap to Add Second Unit of GE's New FlexEfficiency* Technology for Dervish Extension -- New Investments will Push MetCap Installed Capacity with GE Technology to more than 2,000 Megawatts by 2016
-- 87.5 MW to be Added at Two Locations in USA's Leading State for Wind Energy -- Repeat Orders for Nordex' Proven N100/2500 From RPM Access
HES-PV has helped over a MW of FIT projects get connected. Our team of experts has over 25 years of experience in all aspects of rooftop system design, installation and commissioning.
Exhibitors announced for SOLAR THERMAL '11 conference. Mid-State Technical College sends students to attend.
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Symmetrical Boost Concept for Transformer-less solar inverter applications
The Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics' (BREE) report, Major Electricity Generation Projects, shows the transformation of Australia's energy mix has begun, with 36% of committed new investment in gas and 41% in wind says the Sustainable Energy Association of Australia (www.seaaua.com.au).
A cool kind of money called the Boya, a currency based on carbon emissions reductions, has been launched by its founders, the Maia Maia Project (www.maiamaia.org), with support of the the Sustainable Energy Association of Australia (SEA - www.seaaus.com.au) through the SEA's Energising Kids program.
Solar Energy USA's national network of solar offices is expanding yet again, this time announcing a new office in Vermont. The announcement comes at a time when interest in solar energy is at an all-time high thanks to decreased costs.
Privately Owned PV Facility to Become One of the Largest Solar Energy Projects in the U.S.
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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.