Posts Tagged ‘pv’


Hot Nanotubes Aid Solar Panels Harness More Energy

Posted on January 22nd, 2014 by

  Hot Nanotubes Aid Solar Panels Harness More Energy Massachusetts Institute of Technology scientists are testing solar cells with a layer of carbon nanotubes that[...]

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Shunfeng to Buy Suntech

Posted on November 7th, 2013 by

Shunfeng to Buy Suntech Once a leader in the PV industry, Chinese solar PV module manufacturer Suntech has declared bankruptcy last March and announced in September[...]
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California Solar Initiative for PV Succeeds: What’s Next?

Posted on September 23rd, 2013 by

California Solar Initiative (CSI), the groundbreaking solar incentive program for consumers that began in 2007, is coming to a successful conclusion. Most of its nearly[...]
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The City of South San Francisco’s Sustainability Efforts – Progress & Accomplishments

Posted on April 25th, 2013 by

South San Francisco, California “The Industrial City” is strategically located on 9.63 square miles facing the San Francisco Bay and eight miles south of downtown[...]

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[...]

Who is carrying your precious load? The new demand behind market leading PV-Mounting Systems.

Posted on October 21st, 2011 by

As solar is becoming more and more attractive it is the modules that are savoring the spotlight: discussions usually center around the various poly- and[...]

Solyndra and the “Shakeout”: The solar industry bankruptcies in context.

Posted on October 13th, 2011 by

During August, three homegrown photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturers failed and two European manufacturers decommissioned their U.S. production lines. All told, the United States lost 20[...]

AeroVironment Installs First Electric Vehicle Commercial Charging Station in Hawaii

Posted on September 18th, 2011 by

AeroVironment installs first electric vehicle commercial charging station in Hawaii AeroVironment has installed electric vehicle charging stations at the Marriott Waikiki to serve hotel guests[...]

KB Home Launches Energy-Efficient Home Designs

Posted on September 15th, 2011 by

KB Home launches energy-efficient home designs KB Home has launched a planned nationwide rollout of its next-generation of energy-efficient home designs, a net-zero energy home[...]

Konarka Technologies, ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe to develop solar roofs

Posted on September 11th, 2011 by

Konarka Technologies, ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe to develop solar roofs, a report shows that Global PV module shipments to hit 30 GW in 2015 and an ABI Research study shows that the United States is going to become the largest PV market by 2013.
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Which States Have the Highest Solar PV Generation Potential

Posted on February 6th, 2011 by

Today, the states with the highest solar photovoltaic (PV) generation potential are the ones that provide the best business environments for companies that design, manufacture,[...]

Innovative Water Filtration System To Be Powered By The Sun

Posted on December 29th, 2010 by

Clean drinking water is an unattainable luxury for billions worldwide. Read how they conceptual "Hydroleaf" uses solar power to serve as a water filtering system and a renewable power storage device.

DOE Research Shows Wind Turbines Are Beneficial For Crops

Posted on December 20th, 2010 by

DOE researchers studied the effects of wind turbines on crops in rural areas. They found the turbines to be quite beneficial in the long run. Also, Secretary Chu approved two big loans for wind and solar projects.