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Latest Building-integrated photovoltaics Stories

2012-07-02 10:21:28

TEMPE, Ariz., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TUV Rheinland PTL, North America's largest solar and photovoltaic (PV) testing company, is introducing new services to test the quality and safety of components, modules and solar energy systems at Intersolar North America, booth # 8628. These include testing of PV modules depending on their specific application; testing criteria stricter than the criteria mandated by the official standard; and continuous testing of the manufacturer's production...

2012-06-25 02:22:51

DARIEN, Conn., June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Homeowners who think New England does not get enough sun to justify an investment in solar electricity are "just plain in the dark," says a Connecticut-based solar company. Jeffrey Mayer, CEO of Soluxe Solar, says that the most popular objection to solar installations is "not enough sun." "Believe it or not, the sunlight in New England is only a little less than Florida, about 15%," says Mayer. As a result, Mayer claims,...

2012-06-20 06:21:35

PAOLI, Pa., June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with Hudson Energy Solar (HES) Corporation, Delaware Valley Friends School (DVFS) officially "threw the switch" to commemorate the activation of its solar rooftop panels*, which will supply approximately 30 percent of the school's energy and save hundreds of thousands of dollars for the school over its 20-year contract. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120416/FL87657LOGO) A Just Energy Group company, Hudson Energy Solar...

2012-06-17 22:21:31

GUELPH, Ontario, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, has entered into a master supply agreement for 17 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules with Potentia Solar Inc. ("Potentia"), an Independent Power Producer in Ontario. Potentia will use the solar modules to power a number of commercial rooftop solar systems to be installed in major urban areas in...

2012-06-13 02:23:19

BERLIN, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, in March 2012, the power plant controller skycontrol is installed and commissioned in a photovoltaic installation that feeds directly into France's 63 kV high-voltage grid. Drawing from its solid experience in the control of utility-scale PV plants connected to medium-voltage grids, the Berlin-based company skytron(R) energy GmbH fine tunes the plant controller of the 34 MWac PV power plant in the south-west of France to...

2012-06-12 02:22:17

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SunLink Corporation today released Precision RMS, the latest addition to the company's trusted solar roof mount product line. With design innovations that enable installation on rooftops with limited deck capacity and advanced features that allow for faster installation, Precision RMS is ideal for a broad range of commercial roofs. "Anyone who has taken a look out the window of an airplane can tell you how many commercial rooftops are out...

2012-05-31 06:29:28

GLEN ALLEN, Va., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry analyst firm NanoMarkets announces the release of its latest report on the building-integrated PV (BIPV) market titled, "BIPV Roofing Markets". The report claims that the total market value for BIPV roofing products will reach $3.9 billion by 2016. NanoMarkets expects the market for today's overlay products (a.k.a. building-attached PV) to grow strongly but sees the market for more fully integrated BIPV roofing panels as presenting the...

2012-05-24 06:23:38

GLEN ALLEN, Va., May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Industry analyst firm NanoMarkets announces the release of its latest report on the building-integrated PV (BIPV) market titled, "Substrates and Encapsulation for BIPV." Within the report NanoMarkets says the total market value for BIPV substrates and encapsulation materials will reach $1.9 billion by 2016. And while the current market is dominated by glass, NanoMarkets expects novel technologies and materials to account for 20 percent of the...

2012-05-22 02:22:42

NEW YORK, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New Report Added in ResearchMoz Reports Database BIPV Encapsulation Markets - 2012 [http://www.researchmoz.com/bipv-encapsulation-markets-2012-report.html ] As the subsidies that have supported the solar industry for years come into question or disappear altogether, the industry is looking around for new business models. One possible direction for solar is towards building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV), where the cost model is...

2012-05-16 02:23:46

SAN MATEO, Calif., May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pythagoras Solar, provider of "powered by Pythagoras" solar windows that simultaneously deliver energy efficiency, high power density and optimized daylighting, announced today the expansion of its management team with the addition of Andrew Jensen, President of North American Operations. Mr. Jensen will oversee the company's growth and further the success of its innovative photovoltaic glass unit (PVGU) and powered by Pythagoras products with...