Latest Renewable-energy economy Stories

2012-02-07 14:00:00

• OPDE, a company that develops, builds and maintains PV solar farms, built and connected 51 MW in eleven facilities in Spain and Italy last year. • Together with the 101.5 MW developed in 2005-2010, they total 152.5 MW built and connected since the company´s establishment. • The company´s higher competitiveness, construction cost reduction and increased management and control efficiency resulted in last year´s record activity. • In 2011, OPDE developed...

2012-02-06 13:00:00

Region set for more than 60% growth in 2012; Downstream companies will need to adapt to changes in end-market. Santa Clara, Calif. (PRWEB) February 06, 2012 Sharp reductions in market prices combined with the impact of regional and national policies pushed the North American photovoltaic (PV) market to a new quarterly peak with 0.93 GW installed in Q4´11, according to the latest North American PV Markets Quarterly report issued by NPD Solarbuzz. The solar incentive policy mix in both...

2012-01-20 16:00:00

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global outlook on the Alternative Energy Industry. Rapidly depleting natural resources, uncertainty in the energy sector, political pressures, and environmental issues are shedding light on the rapidly evolving role of clean technologies such as solar energy, wind power, fuel-celled power automobiles, and other bio-based materials. Lower environmental impact and sustainable nature of alternative energy sources are the primary growth drivers for the...

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