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2014-01-23 16:21:31

SunEye, PV Designer and PV Analyzer products to be further developed to serve and grow existing Solmetric customer base PROVO, Utah and SEBASTOPOL, Calif., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivint Solar, Inc. and Solmetric Corporation today announced the closing of a merger that completes Vivint Solar's acquisition of Solmetric in an all cash transaction. Solmetric Corporation, a dominant developer of photovoltaic installation instruments and software products, today becomes a...

2014-01-23 08:24:29

Cobalt Power Installs Trinasmart Optimized by Tigo Energy SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar, the Smart Module market leader, today announced that Cobalt Power, a leading PV system installer, successfully commissioned the first commercial-scale installation of Trinasmart in North America. The 113kW system located in the San Francisco Bay Area is the first North American commercial project featuring Trinasmart modules, an innovative integration of Tigo...

2014-01-21 12:26:23

LONDON, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Global and China Photovoltaic Inverter Industry Report, 2013Impacted by the decline in the installed capacity of PV systems in Germany, Italy and other European countries, the global PV inverter market growth slowed down in 2012, the growth rate of shipment was only 7%, and the market scale was flat with 2011. In view of the dropping PV demand and product prices, the growth space for...

2014-01-16 23:24:56

Lufft USA Provides Meteorological Monitoring Technology for One of the Largest Solar Farms in the U.S. - Test Units Available to Industry and Government Upon Request By Calling 1-888-519-8443 Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Lufft USA, Inc., a global manufacturer of high quality, precision weather monitoring solutions for industry and government, and Trimark Associates, Inc., a provider of measurement and communications solutions for the electric power industry, today announced...

2014-01-14 23:23:52

Solstin’s Law at Solstin.org predicts 15% annual price drop for Solar PV modules. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 The cost-decline of solar PhotoVoltaic (PV) has surprised most, even the optimists within the solar industry. Economy of scale and oversupply has been factors, but there is another underlying trend. Solar power is free. Conversion, distribution and storage are the costs. Since 1955, the cost of PV conversion has been trending downward, year-after-year, with no sign of...

2014-01-14 16:21:38

SEI's PV351L: PV Systems - Tools and Techniques for Operation and Maintenance Lab Week (Grid-Direct) PAONIA, Colo., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Solar Energy International (SEI), the industry's leading professional development provider for the renewable energy sector, will be traveling to Las Vegas, Nevada and Hillsborough, North Carolina. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140114/MN46053) The training sessions being offered at these locations are the most advanced training...

2014-01-13 23:04:09

Alpha Install improves facility with HVAC improvements, interior updates, a planned electric vehicle charging station and the rooftop mounted solar panels that will change the energy performance of the building. Pittsboro, NC (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Two years ago Alpha Install made the choice to relocate its operations to Pittsboro. The company purchased the old Chevy dealership on Highway 15-501 and proceeded to work with Mayor Randy Voller, the Town of Pittsboro, the Chatham County...

2014-01-13 12:21:15

Apply online now through Feb. 13 DETROIT, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) is accepting applications for the third offering of its expanded SolarCurrents customer-owned pilot program, which offers customers a more affordable way to install solar photovoltaic systems on their homes and businesses. The expansion of the SolarCurrents program has added 2 megawatts (MW) of capacity in four offerings through 2014. A fifth offering in 2015 may take place for the...

2014-01-13 08:23:10

Signals growing demand for QBotix Robotic Tracking System as solar project cost saver MENLO PARK, Calif. and EDINBURGH, Scotland, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QBotix, which harnesses the power of robotic tracking to optimize solar plant operation, today announced its further international expansion through a 45 MW supply contract with UK-based developer Castillium. QBotix will provide the Robotic Tracking System (RTS) for use in Castillium's pipeline of more than 200 MW of...

2014-01-09 04:20:24

ReneSola's 300W polycrystalline modules power numerous large-scale Strata Solar developments in 2013 SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReneSola Ltd ("ReneSola") (NYSE: SOL), a leading brand and technology provider of solar photovoltaic ("PV") products and solar integrator Strata Solar today marked a year of projects that cumulatively utilize over 50MW of solar power across several sites in North Carolina and that are powered by ReneSola's high-efficiency 300W 72-cell...