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2014-08-29 23:09:34

Three Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers were recently named recipients of the Department of Energy's 2014 Hydrogen Production R&D Award for developing a system that uses sunlight to split water molecules, producing hydrogen. Livermore, California (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Three Lawrence Livermore researchers have received the Department of Energy's 2014 Hydrogen Production R&D Award for their research in producing hydrogen photoelectrochemically -- by...

2014-07-25 23:07:34

HOMER Energy, a Boulder-based company specializing in feasibility and design of renewable energy systems that integrate multiple power sources, has signed 10 partner firms to pursue the common goal of developing viable microgrid projects. Boulder CO (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 HOMER Energy (http://homerenergy.com) has recently partnered with 10 global firms to connect diverse stakeholders who are developing microgrids and distributed renewable energy projects. The first group of partners...

2014-07-16 08:22:17

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crystal Solar, a leader in driving innovative technologies for the next generation of solar photovoltaic products, announced that it received the prestigious R&D 100 Award for its revolutionary Epitaxial Deposition System used to create kerfless, monocrystalline wafers for solar photovoltaic (PV) applications. Sponsored by R&D Magazine for over 50 years, the R&D 100 Awards recognize the year's top 100 technology products...

2014-07-14 16:21:40

DUBLIN, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Emerging and Innovative Approaches in Photovoltaics (Crystalline Silicon, CIGS, Organic PV) - 2014 Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Although photovoltaics (PV) has reached a relatively high level of technological maturity, with many PV products commercially available today, strong efforts are underway to develop new solar cell technologies,...

2014-06-23 08:22:32

CHANGZHOU, China, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic ("PV") modules, solutions, and services, today announced it received the BlueSky Award 2014 for Global Top Investment Scenarios to Apply New Technologies for Renewable Energy Utilization ("BlueSky Award") for its high efficiency crystalline silicon solar cells and Honey Ultra modules. Sponsored by the United Nations Industrial Development...

2014-06-05 08:20:45

Recent version of Fluent® simulation software includes models to accelerate designing and optimizing lithium-ion batteries PITTSBURGH, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world is one step closer to more affordable and eco-friendly electric vehicles (EV) thanks to the efforts of ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS), General Motors LLC, the Energy Department's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and ESim, which are working to design better, safer and longer-lasting lithium-ion EV...

2014-05-30 04:21:06

TAICHUNG, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TSMC Solar today announced the engagement of Dr. Rommel Noufi in a long-term consulting capacity, to augment its CIGS R&D program. Dr. Noufi is a 33-year veteran of the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) where he was Principal Scientist and lead the team driving CIGS and CdTe cell research. He has authored over 190 publications and has 8 patents. TSMC Solar has a track record of R&D achievement, having produced a TUV-SUD...

Data-rich Predictive Models Help Decide Which Consumers Buy Solar Equipment And Why
2014-05-20 03:39:23

DOE/Sandia National Laboratories In an effort to better understand what persuades people to buy photovoltaic (PV) systems for their homes, researchers at Sandia National Laboratories are gathering data on consumer motivations that can feed sophisticated computer models and thus lead to greater use of solar energy. A primary goal of the project is to help increase the nation's share of solar energy in the electricity market from its current share of less than .05 percent to at least 14...

2014-05-15 16:23:30

SEOUL, Korea, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) will provide up to $3.9 million to the 21st Century Power Partnership to create and operate a platform for power sector technical support for the Mexican federal government. This program will help Mexico achieve secure, reliable, and clean electricity as part of its energy reform agenda. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140515/MN27712) The 21st Century Power Partnership is...

2014-05-01 23:15:23

Hamilton Scientific is pleased to announce that along with partners, Haldeman-Homme (Laboratory Consultant), SmithGroup JJR (Architect) and J.E. Dunn (General Contractor), they were awarded the coveted 2014 "Laboratory of the Year" Award by R&D Magazine for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) of Golden, Colorado. De Pere, Wisconsin (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Hamilton Scientific is pleased to announce that along with partners, Haldeman-Homme (Laboratory Consultant),...


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