Posts Tagged ‘solar energy’


Why the 1603 Treasury Program is America’s Great Success Story

Posted on February 22nd, 2012 by

As the Solar Energy Industries Association released the latest quarterly report, the numbers spoke for themselves; 449.2 MW of PV installations were commissioned from July[...]

Clean Energy: How Much Hot Air?

Posted on February 10th, 2012 by

NewScientist’s January 28 issue is likely to unsettle clean energy advocates – but it is worth the read. The cover article, “Power paradox: Clean might[...]

Fast Expanding Solar Energy on the Mind of Many for 2012

Posted on January 16th, 2012 by

Amidst an increasingly tough consolidation phase resulting in a number of high-profile company closures, a trade petition that resulted in the U.S. Commerce Department initiating[...]

Solar Breakthrough: Cheap Quantum Dot Solar Paint

Posted on December 29th, 2011 by

Researchers have reduced the preparation time of quantum dot solar cells to less than an hour by changing the form to a one-coat quantum dot[...]

India Embraces Solar Power, Says Price Will Equal Thermal Power in Five Years

Posted on December 15th, 2011 by

Economic South Asian superpower India has firmly embraced solar power, advancing the target date by five years for selling solar-generated electricity at the same rate[...]

Watt Really Matters: Bigger is Not Always Better

Posted on December 8th, 2011 by

Just like you wouldn’t put a Porsche engine in your Beetle or dare to run your lawn mower on a fierce V8-engine, there is an[...]

Can Renewables Survive in the U.S.?

Posted on November 23rd, 2011 by

For renewable energy in the U.S., the question of survival and growth is still unanswered. After all, the Department of Energy has been funding renewable[...]

HyperSolar Plans to Produce Renewable Natural Gas Using Solar Power

Posted on November 16th, 2011 by

HyperSolar plans to produce renewable natural gas using solar power HyperSolar Inc. has filed a patent application for the production of renewable natural gas using[...]

Solar Energy Companies Worldwide Threatened by Cuts in Government Subsidies

Posted on November 3rd, 2011 by

In any country, at the end of the proverbial day, both energy utilities and consumers are finally interested in the technologies that generate a kilowatt[...]

How Government Contracts Have Jump Started This Thin Film Solar Cell Maker

Posted on October 26th, 2011 by

Dr. Ashok Sood, President & CEO of Magnolia Solar, discusses his company’s plan to grow his thin film solar cell business by securing government contracts.

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[...]

Considering Solar? Five Questions to Ask!

Posted on October 19th, 2011 by

The bankruptcies of Solyndra, Evergreen and other solar companies raise questions about solar energy in general. The market has seen a flood of new solar[...]

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[...]

Google Helps Drive Solar

Posted on October 11th, 2011 by

On September 27, 2011, Google announced that it was putting $75 million into financing for solar rooftops on homes in California. It is great that Google made[...]

How To Save Money With Solar Energy

Posted on October 5th, 2011 by

As more and more people are becoming aware of green initiatives, saving money using solar energy has become a popular topic.  While some people choose[...]

Energy efficiency and the Solyndra effect

Posted on September 26th, 2011 by

Not so long ago the green energy movement celebrated because President Obama used words like ‘renewable energy’ and ‘climate change’ in his inaugural speech. It[...]