Archive for the ‘Solar’ Category

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Is Your Roof Suitable For Solar Panels?

Posted on November 12th, 2012 by

  The majority of domestic home roofs are suitable for solar panels, because of the wealth of panels and installation options available in the marketplace[...]
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Bandgap Engineering Aims to Double Solar Cell Efficiency

Posted on November 9th, 2012 by

Bandgap Engineering, a startup company that received  $750,000 in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy in 2011, is aiming to double the efficiency of[...]
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Printing Solar Profitability

Posted on October 19th, 2012 by

Solar installations are rocketing worldwide as solar electricity becomes cheaper than electricity from fossil fuels – it’s already happened in 105 countries. This is the tipping[...]
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Profiling DuPont’s Solar PV Business

Posted on September 18th, 2012 by

Conrad Burke, GM of DuPont Innovalight, discusses his company’s solar business.
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New Solar Concentrator Can Boost Efficiency 35%

Posted on September 17th, 2012 by

Concentrated solar power (CSP) is usually a term used to describe devices that concentrate sunlight onto water, which then is run through a steam turbine[...]
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Telescope Solar Panels to Double Efficiency Rates?

Posted on August 15th, 2012 by

Inspired by traditional telescope technologies and solar power in space, a small research team at the University of Arizona (UA) has designed a solar system[...]
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Learn About Solopower’s Newest Creation

Posted on August 13th, 2012 by

Robert Campbell, Senior Vice President of Solopower, discusses his company’s innovative solar technology.
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It’s Time for India to Get Serious About Solar

Posted on August 9th, 2012 by

600 million people without power – and those were the ones expecting to have power. I’m not going to join the chorus of critical voices[...]
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Feed-In Tariffs: A Good FIT for the U.S. Solar Market

Posted on August 7th, 2012 by

The Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami of March 2011 was one of the worst natural disasters of modern times. Consequent meltdowns and explosions at[...]
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How Cogenra Solar Is Turning Solar Cogeneration Into A Reality

Posted on August 1st, 2012 by

Mahi Thothadri, Senior Director of Product Management & Marketing for Cogenra Solar, discusses how his company combines PV and thermal technology to produce heat and electricity[...]
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Agua Caliente in Arizona to Deliver 290 MW Solar Power by 2014

Posted on July 22nd, 2012 by

The massive solar farm located in Yuma County, Arizona, is now delivering over 200 MW of clean solar electricity – making it the world’s largest[...]
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Community Energy & MLB Phillies Team Up To Purchase Renewable Energy

Posted on July 10th, 2012 by

Jay Carlis of Community Energy, discusses his company’s renewable energy partnership with Major League Baseball’s Philadelphia Phillies.
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Solar Plane Completes Its Second Flight

Posted on July 7th, 2012 by

Solar Plane Completed Its Second Flight The Solar Impulse has already completed its first flight from Switzerland to Morocco last June. Recently, it has also[...]
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Rapid Growth in Third-Party Owned Solar in California

Posted on July 3rd, 2012 by

The heavy upfront costs of a residential solar system is one of the biggest obstacles for people that want to start generating their own clean[...]
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How to Grow a Solar Energy Garden

Posted on June 29th, 2012 by

Getting energy from the sun is a great idea. However, installing solar panels house-by-house is slow, costly and cumbersome, and downright inefficient if the goal[...]
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Solar Power Provided 10 Percent of Germany’s Electricity Needs

Posted on June 23rd, 2012 by

Solar Power Provided 10 Percent of Germany’s Electricity Needs According to the data by a German water and energy trade association, solar power generated from[...]