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2014-05-14 16:24:05

Global energy leaders to help accelerate manufacturing ramp-up and expansion in North America and internationally MENLO PARK, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QBotix, which delivers up to 20% improvements in solar PV project economics with the optimized Robotic Tracking System(TM) (RTS), today announced $12 million in Series B financing. E.ON and Iberdrola (Inversiones Financieras Perseo, S.L.) joined existing investors, New Enterprise Associates, Firelake Capital Management and...

2014-05-14 08:23:33

GUELPH, Ontario, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced a partnership with IKEA Australia, a globally celebrated leader of the retail industry. The 3.6MW project will span across seven IKEA sites located in Victoria, New South Wales, and Queensland, and will generate enough clean energy to offset approximately 4,000 tonnes of CO2 annually. This is the company's largest commercial PV project...

2014-05-14 08:23:20

BAODING, China, May 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 it will provide engineering, procurement and construction services to the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) for a 5 MW solar power plant in Thailand as a member of a four-party Consortium...

2014-05-13 23:06:41

HP’s Palo Alto campus outfitted with more than 4,000 solar panels, enough to offset more than 20 percent of the facility’s current electricity usage Palo Alto, Calif. (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 SolarCity (Nasdaq: SCTY) is helping HP’s corporate headquarters go solar in a project expected to significantly reduce the technology giant’s greenhouse gas emissions and help it achieve its ambitious renewable energy goals. SolarCity and HP, along with the City of Palo Alto, City of Palo Alto...

2014-05-13 20:21:46

- Combined intellectual property delivers unique paste compositions to PV Industry SHANGHAI, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Through Heraeus' acquisition of the Ferro PV Pastes Business in early 2013, Heraeus has developed groundbreaking metallization paste technology to improve the output of crystalline silicon solar cells. The first major product developed from this innovative technology will be featured at the SNEC (2014) International Photovoltaic Power Generation Conference &...

2014-05-12 23:08:02

American Solar Direct, a Leading Residential Solar Provider, Earns Distinction for Company’s Strong Growth, Superior Operations; Unique Customer Focus Among Many Reasons for Success Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 American Solar Direct (ASD) was named a finalist in the 2014 American Business Awards as company of the year in the energy sector, and for being among the fastest-growing companies with less than 2,500 employees. The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier...

2014-05-12 04:20:55

GUELPH, Ontario, May 12, 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 won the Randstad Award as One of Canada's Most Attractive Employers, in a survey by Randstad Canada, the country's leading staffing, recruitment, and HR services company. Canadian Solar was selected as the fourth most attractive employer by more than 8,500 Canadians and ranked...

2014-05-10 23:02:09

Global Solar PV Backsheet Market 2014-2018 is the new research report added to ReportsnReports.com. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 Many vendors are involved in technological development to provide better services to their customers and increase their competency in the market. For instance, market vendors have recently invented a two-in-one structure of polyolefin back encapsulant films which eliminates delamination and helps to ensure easy lamination and improved module performance....

2014-05-09 16:20:56

Keynote address will focus on Space Solar Power LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SPACE Canada (Solar Power Alternative for Clean Energy), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the promotion of solar energy from space; is sponsoring a dinner at the International Space Development Conference (ISDC 2014), the yearly conference of the National Space Society (NSS). The dinner will be held on Saturday, May 17 from 7:00-9:30 p.m. PT in the Grand Ballroom at the site of...

2014-05-09 08:22:29

5.1MW DC SunPower System Is First To Utilize LADWP's Net-Metered Solar Incentive Program and Solar Feed-In Tariff Program on One Site LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an event today attended by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, PermaCity Solar and American fashion retailer Forever 21 unveiled plans to install a 5.1-megawatt (DC) high efficiency SunPower solar power system at Forever 21's headquarters in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. The system will be...


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