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2014-09-22 08:23:29

- 750 jobs expected during peak construction CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy today announced a number of partner companies it will use to build three previously announced solar projects in North Carolina by the end of 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130322/CL81938LOGO The company will construct and own some of the largest solar facilities on the East Coast, totaling 128 megawatts (MW) of capacity. These projects are part of the company's recently...

2014-09-21 23:01:22

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Solar Glass Market: Focus on China (2014-19)" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 China has the largest manufacturing base for solar modules in the world. In 2012, the solar glass production capacity in China accounted for 90% of the global solar glass production capacity. As of June 30, 2013, there were 58 solar glass manufacturers in China of which 38 produced ultra-clear photovoltaic raw glass. Xinyi...

2014-09-17 12:22:12

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative Solar Systems has just recently received a 15 year purchase power agreement from Duke Energy on the company's IS 41 project, a 48MW(AC) solar farm to be built in North Carolina and be online in late 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140917/146702 Innovative Solar 41 is just one of many utility scale solar farm projects that ISS has in the company's portfolio of projects for sale in 2015. ISS company spokesman, John...

2014-09-16 12:23:07

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Solar-diesel hybrid solutions may hold the answer to reducing fuel costs and increasing energy security for Saudi Arabia's agricultural sector. The poultry industry, in particular, could benefit from hybridizing diesel generators with solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, as attendees discussed at a recently held roundtable in Riyadh. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140908/705433 ) "Hybrid...

2014-09-16 04:20:40

GUELPH, Ontario, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that it has been awarded a module supply agreement to provide 1.5 MW of photovoltaic ("PV") modules to Kawar Energy for a rooftop solar power project located in a university in Amman, Jordan. "We made the decision to work with Canadian Solar on the largest solar power rooftop project in Jordan as we...

2014-09-16 04:20:25

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Solar-diesel hybrid solutions may hold the answer to reducing fuel costs and increasing energy security for Saudi Arabia's agricultural sector. The poultry industry, in particular, could benefit from hybridizing diesel generators with solar photovoltaic systems, as attendees discussed at a recently held roundtable in Riyadh. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140908/705433 ) "Hybrid solar-diesel...

2014-09-10 08:23:20

GUELPH, Ontario, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., completed the sale of the 10 MW AC Mighty Solar power plant ("Mighty Solar") valued at over C$60 million ($54.9) to One West Holdings Ltd., an affiliate of Concord Green Energy ("Concord"). The Mighty Solar 10 MW AC solar power plant is...

2014-09-09 08:34:41

CHICAGO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for DDD, COP, VZ, BIDU and FSLR. To see what our analysts have discovered about a particular stock, read the InvestorsObserver's PriceWatch Alert by selecting the corresponding link. (Note: You may have to copy this link into your browser then press the [ENTER] key.) DDD: http://www.investorsobserver.com/pr/90820143/DDD COP: http://www.investorsobserver.com/pr/90820143/COP VZ:...

2014-09-03 08:25:52

- 240 solar panels to be installed at Virginia Union University RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Virginia Power continues to add megawatts to its Solar Partnership Program by installing 240 photovoltaic panels on the rooftop of Virginia Union University's Thomas H. Henderson Center. The system will be capable of generating about 70 kilowatts of electricity - enough to power nearly 18 homes. The Henderson Center serves as the central hub for student...

2014-09-02 08:22:52

GUELPH, Ontario, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. ("Canadian Solar" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that it supplied Conti / SunDurance with 11 MW of solar modules during the second quarter of 2014. For this 11MW order, Canadian Solar delivered to the Conti Group in total 37,202 pieces of CS6X solar modules in 6 x 12 cell matrix with UL 1000V certificate. During their 25 year life span, these modules...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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