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Heat-resistant Materials That Could Vastly Improve Solar Cell Efficiency Developed By Scientists
2013-10-16 09:25:18

Stanford University Scientists have created a heat-resistant thermal emitter that could significantly improve the efficiency of solar cells. The novel component is designed to convert heat from the sun into infrared light, which can than be absorbed by solar cells to make electricity – a technology known as thermophotovoltaics. Unlike earlier prototypes that fell apart at temperatures below 2200 degrees Fahrenheit (1200 degrees Celsius), the new thermal emitter remains stable at...

2013-10-15 23:03:12

Walmart again tops SEIA's annual corporate solar user rankings, leading the charge for a 40 percent increase in commercial solar capacity over last year. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and the Vote Solar Initiative (Vote Solar) today released the annual Solar Means Business report identifying major commercial solar projects and ranking America’s top corporate solar users. The report found that Walmart remains America’s...

2013-10-14 23:25:11

Project owner and panel provider GES has solar projects in development all over the United States, including commercial roof-mounted systems in the Midwest, solar farms in California, and many others. Indianapolis, Indiana (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 The IND Solar Farm at the Indianapolis International Airport has introduced unique opportunities to multiple businesses. General Energy Solutions (GES), along with several organizations, such as Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA), the City of...

2013-10-10 12:22:52

IPI Filed Trade Complaint with USTR Against Hoku/TIANWEI in July, Wants Chinese Government To Settle $100 Million in American Debts CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A family-owned North Carolina-based manufacturer is calling upon the federal government and governors from five states to probe the reasons why a Chinese-owned company has failed to pay its debts and review its investment practices into foreign owned businesses. Charlotte, N.C.-based Industrial Piping, Inc....

2013-10-09 08:22:07

Nice-Pak Products, Inc. - 50-years-old and still thinking innovatively toward a clean future NEW PALTZ, N.Y., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past few weeks, Lighthouse Solar has been installing an 855kW ballasted roof-mounted system on the headquarters of Nice-Pak Products, Inc./Professional Disposables International, Inc. in Orangeburg, NY. The companies produce leading edge wet wipe products for personal hygiene, cleansing, disinfecting and sanitizing needs in the consumer,...

2013-10-09 04:20:27

Company Joins PV Consortium to Develop Rules for Calculating the Environmental Impact of Photovoltaic Electricity Generation BAODING, China, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy," "Yingli Solar," or the "Company"), the world's largest vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") manufacturer, today announced that it was selected by the European Commission ("EC") to be an active member of the PV Consortium and...

2013-10-08 23:34:44

Ohio-based solar racking manufacturer, RBI Solar, Inc., is exhibiting at Solar Power International (SPI) 2013. All the RBI Solar racking products are designed by a team of qualified engineers and designers to real site conditions and fabricated in a state-of-the-art facility. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Ohio-based solar racking manufacturer, RBI Solar, Inc., is exhibiting at Solar Power International (SPI) 2013. Four days of innovation, education, networking and exhibits start...

2013-10-08 23:22:43

First Power and Light, LLC (FPL) has received a purchase order from an existing client valued at $3.5 million. The purchase order is for approximately seven (7) megawatts of Photo Voltaic (PV) solar panels. Bridgeport, PA (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 First Power and Light, Inc. (OTCBB: VOLT) announced today that its acquisition target, First Power and Light, LLC (FPL) has received a purchase order from an existing client valued at $3.5 million. The purchase order is for approximately seven...

2013-10-09 00:20:29

BAODING, China, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), the world's largest vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") manufacturer, today commented on Energy Conversion Devices Liquidation Trust's filing of an antitrust and unfair trade practice lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2012/04/01/20120401160439160364.jpg ) "We are...

2013-10-08 08:21:36

BAODING, China, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), the world's largest vertically integrated photovoltaic ("PV") manufacturer, which markets its products under the brand "Yingli Solar", today announced that it will hold its Annual General Meeting ("AGM") at 2:30 PM Beijing Time on November 8, 2013. The AGM will be held at 3399 North Chaoyang Avenue, Baoding 071051, People's Republic of China....