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2014-10-01 08:23:41

SAN MARCOS, Texas, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Materials Corp (OTCQB:QTMM) today announced that it is scaling volume production of photoactive quantum dots for use in next-generation photovoltaic solar power technologies. While offering numerous advantages for solar power generation, the high cost and difficulty of producing large quantities of quantum dots with which to develop thin film solar cells has until now kept them from commercial utilization and acceptance. The...

2014-09-30 23:25:05

The solar farm will be located near the town of Crewkerne, Somerset. The project forms part of OPDE’s UK development pipeline of over 200 MW. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 OPDE, a multinational solar company specialising in the development, investment, construction and operation of solar photovoltaic plants, has obtained planning consent for a new 10.8 MWp solar farm located near the town of Crewkerne in Somerset (United Kingdom). The planning approval consolidates OPDE’s position in the...

2014-09-30 20:21:01

BELMONT, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced the closing of a $50 million debt financing arrangement with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC). The debt proceeds will be used to finance the construction of a SunEdison owned 23.8 megawatt (MW) DC solar power plant in the Ma'an...

2014-09-30 08:23:55

SHANGHAI, Sept. 30, 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 supply 500KW of solar PV modules for one of the largest rooftop projects in Turkey. Located in the Izmir Ataturk Organized Industrial Zone, the solar PV power project was built on rooftops covering an area of approximately 4,000m(2). The project is financed by the Development Agency of Izmir ("ISKA")...

2014-09-29 23:02:55

Calling for “clear, credible and consistent signals from policy makers,” the International Energy Agency (IEA) today released two reports saying solar could be the world’s largest source of electricity by 2050. Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) president and CEO Rhone Resch welcomed the reports, noting that solar is already the fastest growing renewable energy source in the U.S. and accounted for more than 50 percent of new generation capacity in the first half of 2014....

2014-09-29 16:22:32

Cheng Kin Ming building first-ever, vertically integrated clean energy supply chain NEW YORK, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheng Kin Ming, whose recent investments in solar companies are estimated to be worth nearly $20 billion - making him the world's largest private investor in clean technologies - is speaking publicly for the first time about his strategy to accelerate the world's transition to green cities. His approach is to identify the world's best, complementary clean...

2014-09-29 08:24:51

AllEarth Renewables Installs 366 of Its Innovative Solar Trackers SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AllEarth Renewables and Claire Solar Partners have announced the completion of a 2.2MW solar tracker farm in South Burlington, Vt. JA Solar provided multi-crystalline 260 watt PID resistant modules for the project. The project is the largest in North America to utilize distributed inverters and dual-axis trackers to maximize production. Claire Solar utilized 366...

2014-09-27 00:20:31

OAK PARK, Calif., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Star Energy Partners Solar(TM), a customer-focused advocate for providing its customers clean, affordable solar energy, has announced it will use the best looking, better performing, black solar panels beginning in late October of this year. The cutting-edge technology of black panels means both enhanced aesthetics for the home and increased effectiveness in gathering and storing solar energy. Photo -...

2014-09-26 23:01:34

Encouraged by smart, effective public policies, more and more Maryland K-12 schools are turning to solar to power their classrooms, save money and help the environment, according to a newly-released nationwide study. Brighter Future: A Study on Solar in U.S. Schools was prepared by The Solar Foundation (TSF) – with data and analysis support from the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) – and funded through a grant provided by the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot program....

2014-09-26 08:22:29

SHANGHAI, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq:JASO) ("JA Solar" or the "Company"), one of the world's largest manufacturers of high-performance solar power products, today announced that it achieved 20% solar energy conversion efficiency in its multi-crystalline silicon ("multi-Si") solar cell. By using advanced proprietary light trapping and surface passivation technologies, the JA Solar research team attained this absolute 1% increase in conversion...


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