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2009-12-29 06:52:00

NASHUA, N.H., Dec. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The conference program for the Photovoltaics World Conference & Expo, to be held February 23-25, 2010 in Austin, Texas, has been finalized. Recent advances in photovoltaics technology and manufacturing processes will be addressed, as well as emerging applications for photovoltaic-based solar power generation systems. Information will be presented in two different tracks and seven sessions over a three-day program. The conference will be held in...

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2009-12-22 11:10:05

Adventures in microsolar supported by microelectronics and MEMS techniques Sandia National Laboratories scientists have developed tiny glitter-sized photovoltaic cells that could revolutionize the way solar energy is collected and used. The tiny cells could turn a person into a walking solar battery charger if they were fastened to flexible substrates molded around unusual shapes, such as clothing. The solar particles, fabricated of crystalline silicon, hold the potential for a variety of...

2009-12-11 01:07:00

BERNIN, France, December 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Soitec Group (Euronext Paris), the world's leading supplier of engineered substrates for the microelectronics industry, announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire privately held Concentrix Solar GmbH ("Concentrix"), a leading provider of concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) solar systems. With this acquisition, and in line with its strategy, Soitec is entering the fast-growing solar industry; capturing value through the...

2009-12-02 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solutia Inc. (NYSE: SOA) announced today that it supplied Therminol® D12 and Therminol 66 synthetic heat transfer fluids to a new state of the art 15,000 metric ton solar grade high purity polysilicon manufacturing plant in Xinyu City, China. The facility is owned and operated by LDK Solar and came online in the fall of 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081029/AQW096LOGO) LDK is one of the world's largest...

2009-11-30 09:32:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Concentrated Photovoltaic (PV) and Solar Photovoltaic Global Market (2009 - 2014) http://www.reportlinker.com/p0165746/Concentrated-Photovoltaic-PV-and-Solar-Photovoltaic-Global-Market-2009---2014.html Report Description In the increasing trend to generate electrical power from renewable sources, solar PV cells were one of the first technologies considered for...

2009-10-21 14:00:00

AURORA, Colo., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - Members of the Solar Technology Acceleration Center (SolarTAC) and supporters convened in Aurora, Colo., today, to mark a milestone in "Powering Up" one of the world's largest solar test and demonstration facilities. Since announcing the initial launch of SolarTAC one year ago, the site infrastructure development has progressed to the point where members can now break ground for their planned solar technology implementation and testing....

2009-10-15 12:00:00

: Innovative Private Sector Partnership will Position Army as a Leader in Generating Renewable Energy Sources FORT IRWIN, Calif., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clark Energy Group in partnership with the Department of the Army and Acciona Solar Power today celebrated the launch of the largest solar energy project in Department of Defense history with the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement for an Enhanced Use Lease (EUL) at Fort Irwin in California. Clark and Acciona Solar Power were...

2009-10-08 15:36:00

Projects Aim to Accelerate Adoption of Solar Energy and Develop Solar Workforce WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the opening of the U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon on the National Mall, Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced up to $87 million will be made available to support the development of new solar energy technologies and the rapid deployment of available carbon-free solar energy systems. Of this funding, $50 million comes from the American Recovery and...

2009-09-30 08:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Ausra, Inc. has been selected as the solar steam boiler supplier for the proposed 100-megawatt JOAN1 concentrated solar thermal power (CSP) project currently under development in Ma'an, Jordan. The selection of Ausra is an important milestone in the development of JOAN1, which will also include a back-up fossil-fuel boiler to guarantee 24-hour dispatchable electric power. The project is expected to enter operation in 2013 and will be the...

2009-09-15 12:31:00

BELEN, N.M., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Belen made a huge leap in its effort to become carbon neutral with the unveiling of three solar power dishes outside City Hall. New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson and Belen Mayor Ronnie Torres were the honored guests at a ceremony hosted by solar developer Integrative Solar. "I applaud the City of Belen for their efforts to 'Lead by Example,'" Governor Richardson said. "As Governor, I've made becoming a leader in energy innovation a priority for New...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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