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2011-02-26 08:35:01

Tokyo, Feb 25, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Corporation ("MC") has acquired a share in Concentrated Solar Power ("CSP") generation plants (4 plants with total of 200 MW in capacity) and become the first Japanese company to own CSP plants under commercial operational stage. All the four plants, until MC's acquisition, are held by Acciona, which is the world's largest independent (non-utility) renewable energy developer and owner.Also, MC, together with 3 Japanese banks, has agreed to...

2011-01-17 03:57:00

BERNIN, France and ABU DHABI, UAE, January 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Soitec (Euronext Paris), the world's leading supplier of advanced solutions for the electronics and energy industries, reports excellent results for the company's concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) system in Jordan, which is connected to the nation's electrical grid. The system, which was jointly installed with Azur Space Solar Power, ran continuously through the extremely hot summer and fall months, demonstrating...

2010-10-12 10:02:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Solar Energy Industries Association® (SEIA®) and GTM Research today released the inaugural U.S. Solar Market Insight(TM) report with data for the first half of 2010 showing significant growth in the U.S. solar industry despite the continuing struggles of the overall economy. In 2010, the U.S. solar electric market, including both photovoltaic (PV) and concentrating solar power (CSP) installations, could achieve...

2010-09-21 03:00:00

LONDON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- On the basis of its recent research on the solar technology market, Frost & Sullivan presents SCHOTT Solar AG with the 2010 European Frost & Sullivan Award for Growth Leadership. In a rapidly-growing industry challenged by high costs, lack of standards and the need for technologies that enable the mass production of state-of-the-art solar panels to meet the growing variety of photovoltaic (PV) needs of customers, SCHOTT stands apart with year on year...

2010-09-15 03:09:00

PARIS, September 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - From the SolarMed Conference, Paris, September 14, 2010 Soitec (Euronext Paris), the world's leading supplier of silicon-on-insulator (SOI) and advanced solutions for the electronics and energy industries, announced today that its Concentrix Solar division focusing on concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) systems, has joined the Transgreen Initiative. Transgreen was recently created within the context of the Mediterranean Solar...

2010-09-13 16:30:00

RENO, Nev., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA), announced today that its Israeli subsidiary, Ormat Systems Ltd. ("Ormat"), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") with Solar Millennium AG to form a consortium to participate in the tender to develop, construct and operate a solar thermal power plant at "Ashalim" in Israel with a total capacity of approximately 120 megawatts (MW). Solar Millennium is a German stock corporation, specialized in the...

2010-09-13 14:29:00

NAPA, Calif., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Clean Power Research announces the publication of a novel approach to quantifying power output variability in "fleets" of photovoltaic (PV) systems. The paper, published in Solar Energy - the official journal of the International Solar Energy Society® - shows that the relative power output variability for a fleet of PV systems can be quantified by specifying the number of PV systems and a quantity referred to as the dispersion factor....

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2010-08-02 14:45:00

A new process that simultaneously combines the light and heat of solar radiation to generate electricity could offer more than double the efficiency of existing solar cell technology, say the Stanford engineers who discovered it and proved that it works. The process, called "photon enhanced thermionic emission," or PETE, could reduce the costs of solar energy production enough for it to compete with oil as an energy source. Stanford engineers have figured out how to simultaneously use the...

2010-07-01 07:00:00

ROSEVILLE, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspired Solar Technologies, Inc. (IST), a leading developer of advanced tracking systems for the solar power industry, announced today that it will be exhibiting at Intersolar North America 2010 in San Francisco's Moscone Center West Hall from July 13-15, booth number 7541. The Company will exhibit its ARRAYBOT(TM) solar trackers, offering a full line of tracking solutions. As a result of the innovative design of the ARRAYBOT(TM), IST was chosen as...

2010-06-28 07:27:00

DALLAS, June 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsandReports announces it will carry the Utility Scale Solar Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2010-2016 Market Research Report in its store. Browse the complete Report on: http://www.reportsandreports.com/market-reports/utility-scale-solar-market-sh ares-strategies-and-forecasts-wor/ This new study on Utility Scale Solar Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2010-2016 has 690 pages, 105 tables and...


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