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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...

2014-09-16 04:20:25

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 systems, as attendees discussed at a recently held roundtable in Riyadh. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140908/705433 ) "Hybrid solar-diesel...

2014-09-15 04:20:33

CASTRO VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Solar Company is happy to announce a new partnership with Hall of Fame football player, Ronnie Lott. Lott and his wife Karen had a 26kW system installed on their Bay Area home which helps them save money on electricity while showing their commitment to living a greener life. "After my experience with The Solar Company, I can tell you that I've joined a winning team" expressed Lott. Lott's enthusiasm for switching to solar...

2014-09-15 00:20:09

SHANGHAI, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanwha SolarOne Co. Ltd. (the "Company", or "Hanwha SolarOne"), a top-10 global photovoltaic manufacturer of high-quality, cost-competitive solar modules, today announced that DK Kim will return to the company as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) effective immediately. Mr. Kim had previously served as Chief Strategy Officer of Hanwha SolarOne from December 2011 until July 2013 and was a member of the Board of Directors from December 2010 until...

2014-09-12 12:21:35

TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - EnerDynamic Hybrid Technologies Corp. (formerly MCM Capital One Inc.) ("EHT" or the "Company") (TSX-V: EHT) is pleased to announce that in the first eight months ending May 31, 2014, EHT generated $9 million in revenue and reported $867,612 in gross margin. Operations generated $304,796 before one-time charges ($838,505), amortization ($281,010) and product development ($332,009). EHT's eight month audited financial statements are available on...

2014-09-12 08:27:08

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Andalay Solar (OTCQB: WEST), a leading manufacturer of integrated solar power systems, announced that its CEO, Steven Chan, will present at the National Investment Banking Association (NIBA) investment conference on September 16, 2014 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York, New York. This event provides Andalay the opportunity to connect with broker dealers, fund managers, investment bankers, and capital market service providers and have...

2014-09-12 08:22:09

CHANGZHOU, China, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic ("PV") modules, solutions, and services, today announced it has published its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report for the 2013 calendar year. The report provides an update on Trina Solar's environmental, social and community performance, and demonstrates the Company's achievements in realizing its CSR targets and goals in 2013....

2014-09-12 08:21:46

BAODING, China, Sept. 12, 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 the Company will host its Global Investor Day from 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. PDT on October 21st, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, which will be in conjunction with Solar Power International 2014 from October 20th...

2014-09-11 20:22:27

DUBLIN, Ireland, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/psjhgr/materials_for) has announced the addition of the "Global Materials for Next-Generation Photovoltaics Market Report: 2014-2021" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/psjhgr/materials_for ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) With the solar panel industry now...


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