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2012-04-20 10:20:30

NEW YORK, April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Within the next five years solar energy in a large portion of the US will be cheaper than power from the grid. Costs of solar panels and installation keep moving down, while the transportation costs of electricity move up. When solar power reaches the 'holy grail' of grid parity the solar market in the US will boost, and a sleeping giant will awake, experts predict. "The awakening of the US solar market will be driven by grid parity within each...

2012-04-19 11:27:15

Research highlights key challenges for the government's new CCS strategy Government plans to develop carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies to reduce carbon emissions received a cautious welcome today. A new report concluded that most of the uncertainties facing these technologies can — in principle — be resolved. Carbon capture and storage: realizing the potential? is the culmination of a two-year project funded by the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC). The report...

2012-04-17 06:28:14

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES./ TORONTO, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Coxe Global Agribusiness Income Fund (the "Fund") is pleased to announce that the Fund has completed an issuance of an additional 13,780 units ("Units") of the Fund pursuant to the exercise of the over-allotment option granted to the Fund's agents in its recently completed follow-on offering which closed on April 11, 2012. As a result, in connection with...

2012-04-12 06:22:25

NEW YORK, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Locus Energy, a leading provider of solar monitoring and analytics software, was recognized as the Best Green Company by the New Jersey Technology Council at their recent Venture Conference. The awards honor emerging companies in sectors including IT/Software, Electronics, Energy, Environment, Life Sciences (including Drug Development, Healthcare and Medical Device), and Communications/Media (including social media). The winners were announced at the...

2012-04-12 02:31:11

SAN FRANCISCO, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP), the world's largest producer of solar panels, recently supplied 3.4 megawatts (MW) of solar panels for a solar installation at Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California. The solar installation at Edwards Air Force Base was designed, financed, and installed by Borrego Solar, a leading national solar solutions provider, at no upfront cost to Edwards Air Force Base. (Photo:...

2012-04-10 10:20:43

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Northern Power Systems (NPS), a company that designs, manufactures and sells wind turbines to the global marketplace from its headquarters in Vermont, will receive the Renewable-Energy Exporter of the Year award from the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank). The award will be presented at the Bank's 37th Annual Conference, "Ex-Im -Your Competitive Edge," on April 12 in Washington, D.C. (Logo:...

2012-04-09 22:20:18

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP), the world's largest producer of solar panels, today announced that Jerry Stokes, President of Suntech Europe, has been elected as a Director and Vice President of the European Photovoltaic Industry Association's (EPIA's) eight-member Board of Directors. Dr. Winfried Hoffmann, a Member of the Supervisory Board of SMA Solar Technology AG, was appointed as the new President of the EPIA....

2012-04-04 23:03:28

- Investment in Local Labor and Collaboration with Sierra Club to Protect Biological Resources Sets Standard for Cooperation on Common Goals - Folsom, CA (PRWEB) April 04, 2012 8minutenergy Renewables, LLC, a leading independent solar PV developer based in California, today announced that the Imperial County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved its utility-scale solar PV projects underway in the Imperial Valley. The approval received support from the Sierra Club, Audubon California,...

2012-04-02 02:21:33

BAODING and TIANJIN, China, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- FC Bayern Youth Cup China commenced its Hainan and Tianjin finals last week on March 24 in Haikou, Hainan and on April 1st in Tianjin. This event was jointly hosted by Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), which markets its products under the brand "Yingli Solar", National Youth Campus Football, Chinese Football Association (CFA) and FC Bayern Munich, one of the most...

2012-03-22 02:22:26

MURRIETA, Calif., March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- HelioPower delivers the highest value in home solar in California, according to an independent consumer study of all major solar power installers in the state. Figures released this month by PV Solar Report, a daily digest for California's solar power industry, found HelioPower ranked highest in the state for offering the best value to its clients, with a price per watt at $5.55, compared to the state average of $7.82 per watt as of March 14,...