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2014-06-12 08:22:41

A 118-Kilowatt (kW) SunPower System at DPR Construction's LEED NC V4 Platinum Certification, Net Zero Energy Designed Building Expected to Generate Positive Cash Flow of Over $200,000 in First Year SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Solar today announced the completion of a 118-kW high efficiency SunPower solar power system for national builder DPR Construction. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140611/116976 The system, which was designed,...

2014-06-10 04:20:55

-The research program will achieve a reduction in costs of solar-thermal technology while increasing efficiency. WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, together with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and the Colorado School of Mines (CSM), has been selected by the US Department of Energy (DOE) to...

2014-06-09 23:00:36

Thirty-six Years of Experience Include Leading Some of the World's Biggest Solar Projects CA (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 8minutenergy Renewables, LLC, the nation's leading independent solar PV developer, today announced that Steve Clark has joined the company as Vice President of Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC). In his 36 years of power generation experience, Steve has played a leading role in the development and/or construction of more than 25 utility-scale PV projects...

2014-06-09 12:24:29

Organizations Agree to a Multi-Year Collaboration to Advance Solar Industry SAN FRANCISCO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intersolar North America, the most well attended industry exhibition and conference in North America for solar professionals to exchange information and develop business opportunities, announced today it has formed a new, long-term agreement with valued partner California Solar Energy Industries Association (CALSEIA). Together, the partners will work to strengthen...

2014-06-09 08:22:59

Plug-and-Play Panels Easy to Order on Amazon.com SAN JOSE, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Andalay Solar, Inc. (OTCQB: WEST), a leading manufacturer of integrated solar power systems, announced that for the first time, homeowners anywhere in the United States can now purchase Andalay Solar's high-performing, easy-to-install solar panels online at Amazon.com. "Andalay Solar has already made the installation of residential solar systems very easy with our AC solar system kits...

2014-06-06 23:06:25

ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Research Report on Photovoltaic (PV) Industry in China, 2014-2018: Industry Size, Shares, Growth, Analysis, Trends And Forecast" to its huge collection of research reports. Albany, NY (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 The photovoltaic industry develops rapidly in China in recent years. China became the world's largest producer of photovoltaic products in 2007 with the export value of USD 2,838 million. In 2013, the export value of...

2014-06-06 20:20:40

A highly acclaimed renewables programme is building investor confidence in Africa's economic powerhouse, writes Simon Barber WASHINGTON, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Business leaders surveyed by AT Kearney, the global management consultancy, have more confidence in South Africa as an investment destination than they do in many western European countries and emerging powerhouses like Chile and Malaysia. One reason is Pretoria's much lauded renewable energy program which in the view...

2014-06-06 08:22:03

DUBLIN, Ohio, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ginlong Technologies (Ginlong), a world leading specialist in manufacturing PV, wind grid-tied inverters and small scale wind turbine systems, today announced that the company will present its latest inverter innovations for the next generation at Intersolar North America. The most-attended solar exhibition in the United States will take place in San Francisco from July 8 to 10, 2014. At the show, Ginlong will introduce Solis brand for Ginlong PV...

2014-06-05 23:00:50

Following a vote at its board meeting in San Francisco yesterday, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) announced that Nat Kreamer, President and CEO of Clean Power Finance, has become Chairman of the SEIA Board, effective immediately. Tom Starrs, Vice President of Market Strategy and Policy for SunPower Corp, will serve as Vice Chairman. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Following a vote at its board meeting in San Francisco yesterday, the Solar Energy Industries Association...

2014-06-05 16:22:05

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Southern Research Institute today announced that it has signed a jointly funded cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) as part of the DOE's new Concentrating Solar Power: Efficiently Leveraging Equilibrium Mechanisms for Engineering New Thermochemical Storage (CSP: ELEMENTS) funding program, part of the SunShot Initiative. CSP: ELEMENTS supports the development of high-temperature thermochemical energy...


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