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BTU's next-generation thermal processing equipment will be on display in Booth I-33 at the upcoming International Power Generation Expo. This event is scheduled to take place February 16-18, 2011 at the Kintex - Korea International Exhibition Center in Goyang, Korea.
New Mexico's Unirac, Inc. (Unirac) and Kitchener-based Canadian Solar Solutions, Inc. (Canadian Solar Solutions) have recently announced that they will jointly offer a complete solar package to their customers that combines Canadian Solar Solutions' photovoltaic (PV) panels with Unirac's racking sys
exclusive panels geared toward a national audience of CXOs, private equity investors, and executive entrepreneurs.
According to the Concentrated Photovoltaics Industry Report, CPV installations in the USA will grow from 1.5 MW to 75MW in the next five years.
According to The Global Concentrated Solar Power Industry Report currently, there are 679 MW of installed CSP capacity worldwide and more than 2000 MW under construction.
"Bring Solar Home Campaign" developed by Solar San Antonio is among finalists for Innovation in Finance Award
Toronto's Celestica, Inc. (Celestica) and San Francisco-based Recurrent Energy have recently agreed to enter into a joint venture to produce components for solar installations in Ontario. The partnership will support the region's rapidly-growing green economy by creating up to 2,300 jobs and manufa
An extended line of solar combiners, re-combiners, solar safety systems and solar accessories are now listed on the company's newly updated Web site, located at www.benteksolar.com.
Apricus Australia offers help to Queensland residents affected by recent flooding.
In January, General Motors sold 321 Chevrolet Volt cars. Meanwhile, Nissan, its fiercest electric car competitor, has sold just 87 Leaf cars in the U.S. Both cars went into production at the end of November. GM had originally planned to sell the Volt in only select areas of the country before 2012, but the automaker announced last week that it would expand sales of the Volt to all 50 states by the end of the year. Nissan has said 20,000 people have put down $99 deposits to be put on a waiting list for the car. Those people will get their cars, Al Castignetti, general manager for Nissan in the U.S., said, it just isn't certain when. "Our main goal right now is quality, not quantity," he said. So far, he said, there have been no quality issues and Nissan is working gradually to ramp up production. Nissan plans to open a U.S. plant to build the Leaf in 2012. For now, all Leafs are built in Japan. In December, just after the cars went into production, Nissan sold 19 Leafs in the U.S. while GM sold 326 Volts.
Chevrolet signed a letter of intent to partner with the Maine State Housing Authority to fund the weatherization of 5,500 low-income homes.
The ‘sun belt' region has been coined as the emerging solar market for several years, up to this point the large potential for renewable resources in the Middle East has remained largely untapped.
From March 14-18, Solar Energy International hosts a five-day, in-person solar training workshop in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Fayetteville, home to the University of Arkansas Razorbacks, is known as the Track Capital of the World.
America's wind industry built 5,115 megawatts of wind power last year, barely half of 2009's record pace, but entered 2011 with over 5,600 megawatts currently under construction - and with wind cost-competitive with natural gas for new electric generation, utilities are moving to lock in favorable rates. AWEA reported today that 3,195 megawatts (MW) of wind-powered electric generating capacity came online in the fourth quarter of 2010. That performance was below the 4,113 MW installed in the same period in 2009, but a leap from the third quarter of 2010, when only 670 MW were installed. The U.S. finished the year with a total of 5,115 MW of new wind power. Buoyed by a one-year extension of the 1603 Investment Tax Credit for renewable energy in the final days of the 111th Congress, the industry entered the new year with over 5,600 MW of electric power currently under construction, well above the same time a year earlier. Further projects are expected to start up in time to meet the new construction deadline for the tax credit, now set to expire at the end of 2011. The industry is likely to finish 2011 ahead of 2010 numbers, according to Elizabeth Salerno, AWEA Director of Industry Data & Analysis.
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