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2014-06-02 04:20:14

New RPS Ampt Mode(TM) Inverter Improves Large-Scale PV Plant Performance at Reduced System Cost CALDERARA, Italy and MUNICH, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bonfiglioli Vectron GmbH today announced global availability of the Ampt Mode(TM) version of its RPS TL inverter series. Bonfiglioli has been designing and developing innovative and reliable power transmission and control solutions for industrial, mobile machinery and renewable energy applications for over 50 years, and is a worldwide leader...

2014-05-31 23:05:48

More than 180 solar PV panels have been installed on the roof of the Pioneer Millworks shop in Upstate New York. Farmington, New York (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 From their inception over 20 years ago, Pioneer Millworks has been a green-minded company, salvaging wood across the country and repurposing it into flooring, paneling, fixtures, and more. To offset their energy consumption, Pioneer Millwork moved from wind power to solar energy with their own solar panel system. Following their ethos...

2014-05-31 23:00:34

The first all-veteran group of eight graduated on May 16, 2014, after spending five days in classroom and hands-on solar photovoltaic training. On the final day, the veterans took the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners’ NABCEP Entry Level test. Murrieta, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 On the day of graduation, two veterans were offered full-time employment with a Southern California solar sales and installation company. They will begin working the week of June 2nd, 2014....

2014-05-31 23:00:30

Solar for Ranches webinar will be held on Friday, June 27, 2014, and will target questions and issues specific to farm and ranch owners, who have more available space on the ground than rooftop, high energy usage, unpredictable ground conditions, water wells, animals, multiple structures, orchards, etc. (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 Hosted by Ambassador Energy and facilitated by solar professional, Kelly Smith, the seminar will cover, but is not limited to the following topics:...

2014-05-30 23:12:47

ETA® International recently hosted a solar panel workshop by Blue Rock Station that gave students hands-on experience and prepared them to take the ETA Photovoltaic Installer certification exam to get a competitive edge in the solar energy workforce. Greencastle, IN (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Solar energy is the cleanest and most abundant renewable energy source available. Recognizing solar's potential, ETA® International hosted a solar panel (photovoltaic) certification workshop...

2014-05-30 23:01:25

2014 NEXTies highlights Santa Cruz’s leading movers and shakers with new, high-energy format. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 The 2014 NEXTies, to be held from 7-10 p.m. on May 30 at the Rio Theatre, is shaping up to be the largest celebration in the event’s five-year history. Allterra Solar is proud to be involved as a sponsor of Santa Cruz’s most notable award show honoring Santa Cruz’s most creative, innovative and inspirational community members. This year, attendees will...

2014-05-30 16:22:31

ReportsnReports.com adds "Thin Film Material Market By Type (CdTe, CIGS, a-Si, Others), End-User Industry [Photovoltaic Solar Cells, MEMS, Semiconductors and Electrical (Circuit Boards), Optical Coating, Others], and Deposition Processes - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018" to its store. DALLAS, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The thin film material market has a significant number of small as well as few big manufacturers. The companies in thin film material market are segmented according...

2014-05-30 08:21:59

DES MOINES, Iowa and SAN JOSE, Calif., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MidAmerican Solar and SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR) are making significant progress at the Solar Star projects, co-located in Kern and Los Angeles counties in California. The one millionth photovoltaic module has been installed at the Solar Star development, which is now delivering more than 170 megawatts to the California ISO grid. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140530/92548 When complete, the 579-megawatt...

2014-05-30 04:21:08

GUELPH, Ontario, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. ("Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that it is scheduled to attend Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Global Technology Conference on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in San Francisco. During the conference, Mr. Michael G. Potter, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will be available to meet with institutional investors....

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...


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