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2012-08-21 16:56:06

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Because the generation of solar energy is reliant upon seasonal factors and available daylight, it is highly unresponsive to demand and market pressures. To solve this problem, two Virginia Tech electrical engineers have devised a way to economically store solar energy in the power grid that can be tapped into as needed, according to their award-winning paper presented at an international engineering conference. In the paper, Reza...

2012-08-21 06:21:45

SUMMIT, N.J., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nautilus Solar Energy ("Nautilus Solar"), a leading independent solar power producer, has started commercial operation of its 1.9 MW roof mounted, solar photovoltaic project located in Chino, CA. Power generated from the project is being sold to Southern California Edison under a 20 year power purchase agreement. "We are pleased to bring on line another solar project in the State of California and help move the state closer to its Renewable...

2012-08-21 02:21:26

CHANGZHOU, China, Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a leading integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic ("PV") products, today announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2012. Second Quarter 2012 Financial and Operating Highlights Solar module shipments were approximately 419 MW for the second quarter of 2012, following the Company's revised guidance of 390 MW to 420 MW, representing an...

2012-08-21 02:21:17

ONTARIO, Canada, Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar (NASDAQ: CSIQ) (the "Company", "we" or "Canadian Solar"), one of the world's largest solar companies, today announced that, along with its partner MECOSUN, a French PV integrator, it achieved the Pass'Innovation certification from the CTSB, a French institution. The testing attests to the integration of Canadian Solar's PV panels with MECOSUN's MVEUR system. Founded in 1947, the CSTB is a public...

2012-08-20 02:22:22

BAODING, China, Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), a leading solar energy company and one of the world's largest vertically integrated photovoltaic manufacturers, which markets its products under the brand "Yingli Solar", today announced that its multicrystalline PV modules successfully passed the Potential Induced Degradation (PID) test conducted by Intertek Group plc...

2012-08-19 22:20:42

SHANGHAI, Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a leading global solar power product manufacturer, today announced that the Company's polycrystalline modules passed PID test at 85 Degrees Celsius/85% relative humidity, following the success of passing potential induced degradation (PID) test at 65 Degrees Celsius weeks ago. This achievement has made JinkoSolar the first company that passed both forward and reverse bias...

2012-08-17 23:03:20

http://www.datasite.com --A new report from Bloomberg has revealed that solar power mergers and acquisitions broke records in 2011 — but is the trend set to continue? New York, US (PRWEB) August 17, 2012 Read the full article here: http://bit.ly/P8vnEW A new report from Bloomberg has revealed that solar power mergers and acquisitions broke records in 2011 — but is the trend set to continue? The new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance, entitled the ℠Solar Portfolio...

2012-08-16 02:20:32

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Envision Solar International, Inc. ("Envision Solar")(OTCBB:EVSI), a leading sustainable infrastructure product designer and developer, today announced that the company has successfully completed the engineering and manufacturing of its first run of pre-cast concrete columns for its Solar Tree® arrays. The first such pre-cast columns are now on their way to product deployments in Michigan, Colorado, and California. A significant improvement from...

2012-08-15 23:01:32

The 12-panel system is expected to pay for itself in about seven years. Largo, FL (PRWEB) August 14, 2012 Solar Source completed the installation of a 3.06 kilowatt solar electric (photovoltaic or PV) system on the home of St. Petersburg City Council Member Karl Nurse. Nurse expects his system will generate all of the electricity his home requires for about six months out of the year; thanks to efficiency improvements he´s made over the last decade. “I think of this as...

2012-08-15 10:21:25

WAYNE, Pa., Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dynamic Solar is pleased to announce that they are one of the 16 reputable energy companies selected to receive a $30 million NY-Sun funding award from New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo. This award will enable Dynamic to finance commercial and industrial photovoltaic (PV) projects at sites throughout New York City and the lower Hudson Valley. As part of the Governor's NY-Sun initiative, the funding will assist businesses and other facilities in...