Springfield, N.J. Gehrlicher Solar America Corp. (GSAC) confirmed the opening of its newest office in Boston, Massachusetts. With over 40 megawatts (MWp) of projects completed or in process in the Massachusetts and Connecticut markets, GSAC is broadening its regional footprint both in office presence and staffing to meet growing demand. The new facility is located at 15 Broad Street, in the heart of Boston’s financial district in close proximity ... [more]
As one of the local solar experts in Los Angeles and Orange County, we’re constantly reading up on the latest news to keep informed about the solar industry. Every once in a while, we’ll share the most interesting articles that we come across in an effort to help spread some solar knowledge. With so much speculation about the future of solar energy, Rosana Francescato tries to set things straight with her article at the PV Solar Report. In par... [more]
We’d like to take a moment to introduce the newest member of the AMECO Solar team…our Chevy Volt! The bright and bold design — done by Iconography Studios over in Los Alamitos — highlights the fact that our brand new electric car is powered by solar energy. Each evening, we plug in the electric car so that it can refuel with clean, renewable energy that has been produced from our solar photovoltaic (PV) panels. After a full night of chargin... [more]
Business is thriving at Solarcentury as it continues construction of 70 MWp of solar PV installations across the UK. Its in-house team has developed 38 MWp of this over the past 6 months. The latest site to obtain planning consent is the Stratton Hall Solar Park - an 11.6MWp site near Felixstowe, Suffolk. The majority of the installations are ground mounted PV parks, all of which are due for completion by the end of March 2013. To date, ... [more]
Home and building owners now have a new tool at their disposal to help make their environment as comfortable and sustainable as possible, thanks to the launch of Solar Gard's new Ecolux 70 Low-E window film. This state of the art invention represents the next generation of Low-E window film technology for the modern sustainable home and building, helping all occupants to enjoy maximum comfort and energy savings year round. Ecolux contains an i... [more]
Other Solar power and photovoltaics news and reviews
Analysis - Oil saving win-win drives Saudi solar power boom
DUBAI (Reuters) - A slide in solar power costs and a surge in oil prices over the last few years has made solar power a win-win strategy for Saudi Arabia: saving billions of dollars of crude for export ...
Oil saving win-win drives Saudi solar power boom
* Solar could cost much less than half oil fired power * Solar offers over 20 percent return on investment By Daniel Fineren DUBAI, May 22 (Reuters) - A slide in solar power costsand a surge in oil prices over the last few years has made solarpower a win-win strategy for Saudi Arabia: saving billions ofdollars of crude for export while making electricity at lessthan half the cost. Riyadh plans ...
China Solar Talks With Europe Go Dark
The Chinese solar panel industry isn't having any luck with the European Union, which has slapped high tariffs on Chinese made photovoltaics.
Research and Markets: Nanotech: Making Photovoltaics Possible 2013
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Nanotech: Making Photovoltaics Possible" report to their
Germany must 'spread cost of energy shift fairly'
Germany must shield its consumers from paying too much of the cost of its ambitious switch from nuclear power and fossil fuels towards renewable energy, the International Energy Agency said on Friday.
Webinar - U.S. Solar Market and Installation Trends 2013
IREC's annual report, U.S. Solar Market and Installation Trends 2013, compiles and analyzes public data on U.S. solar installations by technology, state, and market sector for 2012. Now in its sixth year, report covers solar technologies that produce electricity, including photovoltaics and concentrating solar power. Scheduled for June 4, free webinar will feature information about PV ...
Research and Markets: Analyzing Carbon Nanotubes and Photovoltaics: 2013 Edition
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Analyzing Carbon Nanotubes and Photovoltaics" report to
EMCORE Awarded Solar Panel Manufacturing Contract by ATK for NASA's Green Propellant Infusion Mission
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- EMCORE Corporation , a leading provider of compound semiconductor-based components and subsystems for the fiber optic and solar power markets, announced today that it has been awarded ...
Intersolar North America to Feature Latest Innovations in High-Growth Market Segments: PV Balance of System and ...
SAN FRANCISCO, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Intersolar North America , the most attended industry exhibition and conference in North America for solar professionals to exchange information and develop ...
Value in concentrating solar power to add to electric grid calculated
Researchers have quantified the significant value that concentrating solar power plants can add to an electric grid.