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2014-09-18 08:24:10

Project development team focused on system reliability by reducing critical failure points ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- System reliability is always paramount and Bakersfield 111 Solar Park presents industry-leading tracker manufacturer, Array Technologies, Inc. (ATI) and ET Solar's turn-key solar financial solutions provider, ET Capital, with an interesting case in point. Not only does the 1.8 MW DC facility need to operate properly in the...

2014-09-18 08:22:53

- Heraeus PV to highlight its successful European collaborations and strengthen intellectual property portfolio WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Heraeus Photovoltaics Business Unit will be attending the 28th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition [EU PVSEC 2014] at the RAI Convention & Exhibition Centre in Amsterdam, the Netherlands from September 23(rd) - 25(th) 2014. Exhibiting in Hall 1, Booth D6, Heraeus will be highlighting...

2014-09-17 23:02:43

The average cost of going solar in the United States continued its rapid decline in 2013 and the first half of 2014, according to a new study from the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Two leading solar advocacy groups, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Vote Solar, applaud the report findings as the latest indicator that affordable solar energy is ready to power our new energy economy. SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) September 17,...

2014-09-17 23:00:46

In a report card deserving of the honor roll, a comprehensive, first-of-its-kind new study released today by The Solar Foundation says America’s K-12 schools have shown explosive growth in their use of solar energy over the last decade, soaring from 303 kilowatts (kW) of installed capacity to 457,000 kW, while reducing carbon emissions by 442,799 metric tons annually – the equivalent of saving 50 million gallons of gasoline a year or taking nearly 100,000 cars off U.S. highways,...

2014-09-17 04:20:29

Company to distribute SolarMax inverters in Australia MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReneSola Ltd. ("ReneSola" or the "Company") (www.renesola.com) (NYSE: SOL), a leading brand and technology provider of solar photovoltaic (PV) products, today announced a new partnership initiative with Swiss inverter manufacturer SolarMax to distribute SolarMax solar inverters in Australia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080506/CNTU030 The partnership is an extension...

2014-09-16 12:23:23

Suntech will supply the alliance's UK solar projects with its world-class panels WUXI, China, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shunfeng Photovoltaic International Limited and Greenfield Solar International GmbH & Co. KG have entered into a strategic alliance with German-based clean energy financing and investment group youmex to finance and sell their solar farm projects pipeline in Great Britain using Suntech as its exclusive PV panel supplier for projects. "We are excited to...

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 12:23:06

TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - EnerDynamic Hybrid Technologies Corp. (formerly MCM Capital One Inc.) ("EHT" or the "Company") (TSX-V: EHT) is pleased to announce that it is currently in negotiations to acquire a number of solar energy projects that are backed by long-term power purchase agreements. In total the projects are more than 50 Megawatts (50,000 Kilowatts) in size and, once fully operational, would collectively generate in excess of $16 Million CDN in annual recurring...

2014-09-16 08:24:26

HANGZHOU, China, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Astronergy announced it successfully developed new 4-busbar technology into PV cells and modules which are named Violin. Mass production of the Violin series will begin in September 2014. Compared to the traditional 3-busbar cells, the Violin PV cells will have better performance, including: -Decreasing current transmission lost due to shorter distance between busbars ; -Reducing resistance between cell arrays; -Increasing cell...

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...


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