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2014-10-22 23:03:36

Enki Technology, a pioneer in multi-functional coatings for solar applications, today announced that it was awarded a $2 million cooperative agreement by the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative through its Solar Manufacturing Technology program to deploy a fully integrated solar glass coating manufacturing line at Flextronics' Customer Innovation Center in Milpitas, CA. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Enki Technology, a pioneer in multi-functional coatings for solar...

2014-10-22 08:25:36

Little Rock Solar Facility is first sPower project to use high-efficiency thin-film photovoltaic cell modules SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- sPower (Sustainable Power Group), a leading renewable energy provider, announced today recently breaking ground on the 7MWdc (megawatts of direct current) Little Rock Solar Facility in Palmdale, CA. The project is expected to begin commercial operation mid-December 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141021/153574LOGO...

2014-10-22 08:23:58

- Certificate marks new age of risk reduction, quality and safety for solar plant assets LAS VEGAS, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOLAR POWER INTERNATIONAL -- Today VDE Testing and Certification Institute (VDE), a globally recognized premium certification body, in conjunction with partner Fraunhofer ISE, a world leading applied solar research institute, announced the issuance of VDE Quality Tested (QT) Certification to First Solar, Inc. for its design, engineering and...

2014-10-22 04:21:10

BAODING, China, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), the world's largest vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") manufacturer, known as "Yingli Solar", today announced that the Company has successfully completed its fifth annual global investor day in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, on Tuesday, October 21(st), 2014. Logo - http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2012/04/01/20120401160439160364.jpg At the event,...

2014-10-21 12:25:39

Enabling Rapid Design of Lower Cost, Higher Performance Utility-Scale PV Systems LAS VEGAS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bonfiglioli Vectron GmbH today released reference designs for PV systems using its RPS TL Ampt Mode inverter series for the North American market. The optimized reference designs - for 2 and 3 megawatt (MW) block sizes - help system designers more rapidly construct their systems in a way that costs less using a combination of Ampt Mode Bonfiglioli inverters with...

2014-10-21 08:26:52

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunpreme, a global solar photovoltaic company that designs and manufactures its own cells and panels, announced that it has demonstrated the world's first Bifacial double glass module with a measured STC output of 503W. With a 15% Bifacial power boost, the effective panel wattage can be enhanced to 575W with an effective module efficiency of 22.2%. A second performance bonus comes from a record low thermal coefficient of module...

2014-10-21 08:26:33

Demonstrated at Solar Power International Expo 2014, 'Mono X ACe' Expands LG Flagship Solar Module Series LAS VEGAS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Led by new integrated, max-performing AC-powered solar modules, LG Electronics USA is exhibiting a host of solutions from the LG Mono X® monocrystalline module series here this week. At the Solar Power International (SPI) Expo 2014, LG is displaying new solar module upgrades, combining a new level of performance and flexibility for both home and...

2014-10-21 08:25:56

- Service for residential and commercial inverters, expands upon DNV GL's industry-leading Product Qualification Program LAS VEGAS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To support solar customers looking to lower the risks and cost associated with the selection and field application of solar inverters, DNV GL today announces the launch of a new inverter testing service. "The solar market will benefit from a more comprehensive and independent inverter testing service that extends inverter testing...

2014-10-21 08:25:08

First International Company to reach this milestone BAODING, China and SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Solar"), the world's largest vertically integrated solar panel manufacturer, announced today that it has surpassed two gigawatts (GW) of cumulative solar panel deliveries in the Americas. The more than six million Yingli Solar panels delivered are now generating electricity for more than 85,000 solar...

2014-10-21 04:20:43

GUELPH, Ontario, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced its participation in upcoming investor conferences. -- 2014 ROTH Solar Symposium from 12pm to 4pm PDT on Wednesday October 22, 2014 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas. -- CICC Investment Forum (Beijing) 2014 on Wednesday October 29, 2014 at the China World Hotel in Beijing. -- 2014 Credit Suisse New...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.