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Like A Hall Of Mirrors, Nanostructures Trap Photons Inside Ultrathin Solar Cells

Tom Abate | Stanford Engineering In the quest to make sun power more competitive, researchers are designing ultrathin solar cells that cut material costs. At the same time they're keeping these thin cells efficient by sculpting their surfaces...

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2014-04-23 23:15:52

Excelsior, MN company offers an energy saving “assist” to ice arenas throughout the “State of Hockey” using Minnesota companies and Minnesota investors. Excelsior, MN (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 JJR Power has devised a plan to help ice arenas combat rising operating costs in Minnesota. Electricity prices have increased approximately 40% in the last 10 years in the “State of Hockey” and nearly half of the 235 arenas in Minnesota are now forced to replace cooling systems using Freon....

2014-04-22 08:24:50

GUELPH, Ontario, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 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 43MW of photovoltaic ("PV") modules to the second largest solar power plant project in Japan. "We are proud to announce this large module supply agreement to provide our high efficiency modules to the second largest solar power...

2014-04-21 08:22:05

The two companies join forces to satisfy the requirements of French National Tender Program BAODING, China, April 21, 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's subsidiaries in China and France agreed to cooperate with a leading French PV module manufacturer...

2014-04-21 08:21:52

Under Governor Cuomo's NY-Sun Initiative, Companies Continue Successful Sustainable Business Practice ORANGEBURG, N.Y., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nice-Pak Products, Inc. (Nice-Pak) and its sister company, Professional Disposables International, Inc., (PDI) - the world's leading producers of pre-moistened wipes - celebrated Earth Week with a ceremony marking completion of the solar array that was installed on the roof of its headquarters and manufacturing plant....

2014-04-18 16:21:23

SHANGHAI, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced that the Company filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013 with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 18, 2014. The Company's annual report on Form 20-F contains its audited consolidated financial statements and is available on the Company's website at...

2014-04-16 08:23:03

SHANGHAI, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the solar PV industry, today announced that its 24MW solar PV power plant in Xinyi, Jiangsu Province and 15MW solar PV power plant in Lianyungang, Jiangsu Province were successfully connected to the grid. The company has so far successfully connected to the grid for more than 252 MW of solar PV power projects. The 24MW Xinyi and 15MW Lianyungang power...

2014-04-14 20:22:44

DUBLIN, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/f8ctqh/global_building) has announced the addition of the "Global Building Integrated Photovoltaics Market Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/f8ctqh/global_building ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Building Integrated Photovoltaics...

2014-04-14 12:25:30

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (NU) - With solar installation booming in the U.S., a growing number of consumers are choosing American-made solar panels for their homes. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140414/72969 To date, about 13 gigawatts of solar electric capacity have been installed nationwide -- enough to power over 2 million households. Simultaneously, 82 percent of people who responded to a recent solar survey said they support making solar panels...

2014-04-14 12:23:47

HANGZHOU, China, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Astronergy announces that it has begun mass production of new polycrystalline modules with average output of the 60-series reaching 260W per panel. The integration of new technologies, materials and manufacturing process leads to a significant increase in module efficiencies. Reaching the average output of 260Wp for each panel which is composed of 60 high efficiency poly cells makes Astronergy stand out in the market. "Our continuous...

2014-04-14 12:23:29

BAODING, China, April 14, 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 its wholly-owned subsidiary, Yingli Energy (China) Company Limited ("Yingli China,") has entered into a framework agreement with United Photovoltaic Group Limited ("United PV" ) for the acquisition of...