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2014-02-25 08:25:17

Lumos LSX is the only solar module to achieve a Class 4 hail rating BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boulder, Colorado based Lumos Solar announced today that their LSX frameless solar module has undergone durability testing "never-before-seen in the solar industry" and has emerged unscathed. Test modules underwent extreme architectural grade hail testing to confirm that LSX is the industry's most impact resistant solar module. LSX's 6mm frontsheet glass sets it apart...

2014-02-25 08:24:19

ST. PETERS, Mo., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) today is filing a Form 8-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission to provide its 2014 financial outlook. Capital Markets Day SunEdison will be holding a capital markets day today, February 25, 2014. A live webcast will be available on the company's website at www.sunedison.com, along with relevant materials that will be posted to the company's website prior to the commencement of the event. Outlook...

2014-02-25 08:23:52

397.5 kW rooftop solar installation to save JCC over $1.5 million over 20 years, reducing carbon footprint of LEED certified campus over 9,500 tons PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Palo Alto's second largest solar roof system has been installed at the Oshman Family JCC (OFJCC) campus to reduce energy costs and further its green building credentials. Developed through a partnership with THiNKnrg, the 397.5 kW system is also the largest installation of Trinasmart...

2014-02-25 04:21:23

BAODING, China, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), the largest vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") module manufacturer in the world, known as "Yingli Solar", today announced that it will supply 54 MW of solar modules to seven projects in the United Kingdom ("U.K.") that are developed by Grid Essence UK Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Grid Essence Holdings Ltd. The Company's...

2014-02-24 16:22:43

- The project will go into operation this year and will supply enough clean energy to power around 5,000 homes. WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), an international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has been chosen by EDP Renovaveis to carry out the engineering, building and implementation of a 30 Megawatt (MW) photovoltaic project in California. Abengoa will...

2014-02-24 08:23:42

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TCL Communication (ALCATEL ONETOUCH and TCL) and Sunpartner Technologies today unveiled a smartphone that can recharge itself by light (Wysips® Crystal). Seen for the first time at Mobile World Congress 2014, the smartphone demonstrates the real world effectiveness of this technology to enhance battery lifetime and deliver access to critical handset functions even when the battery is drained. To date, Wysips® Crystal has a maximum...

2014-02-24 08:23:07

GUELPH, Ontario, Feb. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 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 18MW of photovoltaic ("PV") modules to Hitachi, Ltd. ("Hitachi") for a solar power project in Japan. The project is owned by Eurus Energy Holdings Corporation with Hitachi as its EPC contractor. "Quality and reliability are key...

2014-02-24 08:22:29

SHANGHAI, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced that it will launch a new series of Smart Modules at the PV Expo in Japan on February 26, 2014. JinkoSolar Smart Modules correct mismatch issues towards cells and module strings by using embedded cell optimizer ICs that provide sub-panel level Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) functions. This allows any...

2014-02-24 08:22:24

SAN RAMON, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc., (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced it was selected by Strata Solar to power five utility scale projects totaling 30 MW. The five North Carolina projects are located in Orange, Lincoln, Union, Rockingham and Caswell counties. The power plants will power approximately 3,750 households, many of which are located in...

2014-02-21 08:23:13

Leading Spontaneous Construction in Solar Rich Texas AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Butler Firm, PLLC is proud to assist First Solar in the beginning stages of the 22 MW Barilla Solar Project in Pecos County, Texas. Construction on Phase I of the 22 MW utility solar plant was announced January 22, 2014 and is on track to begin commercial operation mid year. The Butler Firm team proudly performed legal and regulatory services on behalf of this truly ground-breaking...