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2014-07-25 16:21:33

El Salvador's electricity distribution companies select SolarReserve's 20 megawatt (MW) Acajutla photovoltaic (PV) project for the country's first utility-scale solar power SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SolarReserve, a leading global developer of utility-scale solar power projects and advanced thermal energy storage technology, today announced that it signed a supply contract for its 20 megawatt (MW) Acajutla photovoltaic (PV) solar power project in El Salvador...

2014-07-24 23:14:15

Montezuma Basin Productions, producers of "Skiing Everest," turn to AspectSolar for high power solutions in extreme conditions. Layfayette, Colo. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 AspectSolar, the leading name in solar power and technology, was recently featured as the technology provider for Montezuma Basin Productions, the producer of documentaries that include “Skiing Everest.” AspectSolar solar power technologies, including the EP-55 Solar Panel and the EnergyBar 250, were the...

2014-07-24 08:25:31

Xcel Energy Signs 25 Year Agreement to Purchase Electricity at Costs Competitive with Natural Gas BELMONT, Calif., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE), a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced its acquisition of the 156 megawatt (MW) DC Comanche Solar project from renewable energy developer Community Energy. SunEdison is partnering with Community Energy to complete the final development stage of the...

2014-07-24 04:20:40

Revenues will double by 2020 - Solar PV is becoming a high-growth mainstream energy source in emerging markets LONDON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Increased focus on curbing the emissions of greenhouse gases and other pollutants is fuelling the global solar power market. Coupled with favourable legislation and the need to enhance energy self-sufficiency and security, these factors will help the solar power market grow rapidly. While sale volumes are primarily concentrated in Asia-Pacific,...

2014-07-23 08:25:51

RWAMAGANA, Rwanda, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Government of Rwanda is preparing to commission in early August 2014 the first utility-scale solar PV power plant in East Africa with a production capacity of 8.5 MWp. The project has commenced testing phase of up to 20% of its total capacity. At present, less than one in five households in Rwanda have access to electricity, and this will increase the country's production capacity by up to 8%. Access to electricity is crucial...

2014-07-22 16:22:15

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Engine development company Scuderi Group, Inc., today announced it filed a new patent application for a dual-output power generation system and method that can be implemented with both conventional or Scuderi Split-Cycle internal combustion engine technology. This adds to the current Scuderi Group Patent Portfolio containing hundreds of patents and patent applications, which are issued or pending in several countries. The...

2014-07-22 08:24:05

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Andalay Solar, Inc. (OTCQB:WEST), a leading manufacturer of integrated solar power systems, proudly announced that its panels are now being used for a solar initiative pioneered by DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU) in conjunction with Washington, D.C.-based contractors, including WDC Solar, Inc. Mark Davis, CEO of WDC Solar, began working with the DCSEU in 2012 to convert houses in low-income communities in Washington, D.C. to solar...

2014-07-22 08:24:03

Agreement Provides 20 Years of Fixed Energy Pricing BELMONT, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE:SUNE), a leading solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, today announced that it has signed a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA). The power purchase agreement enables SNWA to lock in a significant portion of its energy costs at a fixed rate, providing an effective hedge against future...

2014-07-21 08:23:32

JIASHAN, China, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReneSola Ltd ("ReneSola") (www.renesola.com) (NYSE: SOL), a leading brand and technology provider of solar photovoltaic ("PV") products, today announced it has entered a framework agreement (the "Framework Agreement") with China Seven Star Holdings Limited ("China Seven Star"), a Hong Kong listed company, regarding a partnership in potential sales to China Seven Star of no less than 200 megawatts ("MW") of existing and new PV projects...

2014-07-18 23:07:59

Solar Investments now offers U.S. consumers the largest collection of consumer-created solar reviews, the most used solar estimator tool and the largest online solar knowledge forum. Through these sites the company helps educate consumers about solar and connects with local solar installers and developers. Lakewood, CO (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Solar Investments extended its reach to an additional 1 million consumers per year who are contemplating buying solar with the purchase of...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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