Latest Solar Power product news
With increasing concern about the cost of fuel and global energy resources, Cotswolds property specialists Butler Sherborn are launching a new service for homes, businesses, farmers and land owners - Butler Sherborn Energy.
“However you heat and provide power to your property - gas, electricity, oil or solid fuel - the cost is increasing, and with growing demand on global resources, this situation is only going to become more critical,” says Richard Palmer who’s heading up the new department.... [more]
Pipe Center has supplied a state-of-the-art solar water heating system for installation at the recently redeveloped Brixham Fish Market.
The Andrews Water Heaters system was installed by specialist contractor Space Engineering Services Ltd as part of a multi-million redevelopment of Brixham Fish Market and related harbour area.
The package includes 17 sq m of solar panels, two storage vessels, controls and a system integration package. It captures radiant energy from the sun and convert... [more]
Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. and Kaua'i Island Utility Cooperative have announced plans for a 6 MW utility-scale solar PV facility on Kaua'i’s sunny south shore. Pending County and State regulatory approvals, construction is expected to begin in late 2011 with completion before the end of 2012.
As currently planned, the 6 MW polycrystalline panel solar facility will be integrated with a Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) installed by KIUC at the point of interconnection to the grid. The BESS w... [more]
Purification of the process gases utilized in solar cell production is critical to enhancing yields and conversion efficiency. At Intersolar North America in San Francisco from July 12 - 14, 2011, Pall Corporation will showcase a new silane gas purification system and other contamination control products for the photovoltaic (PV) industry. The products are designed to help increase yield and reduce cost of ownership in solar cell manufacturing.
Pall will introduce the Gaskleen® PG44000 purifi... [more]
BioSolar, Inc. has announced the official commencement of high volume commercial production and sales of its bio-based backsheet for solar panels. The BioBacksheetTM is a protective backing for photovoltaic (PV) solar modules that replaces current expensive and environmentally hazardous petroleum-based backsheets.
The primary material for the commercial grade BioBacksheet™ is a durable polyamide resin made from castor beans, which is then compounded with a secondary non-petroleum material dur... [more]
Pulsar direct is running a series of training courses on renewable energy products, ensuring that installers have the knowledge and ability required to capitalise on the growing renewable energy sector.
Pulsar direct’s BPEC accredited training courses cover everything from underfloor heating and boilers, to plumbing and solar energy systems. The company’s hands-on approach ensures that high levels of training are given and with a maximum of ten candidates attending each course, the problem ... [more]