SPI Solar a vertically integrated photovoltaic solar developer, announced that it has entered into an engineering, procurement and construction agreement with a subsidiary of KDC Solar to design and build multiple solar energy facilities for KDC Solar at the Mountain Creek Resort and Grand Cascades Golf Resort in Vernon, New Jersey
JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE: JKS), a vertically integrated solar power product manufacturer based in China, announced that it filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on April 18, 2012.
Solar Junction is targeting a median cell efficiency of 42% on 150mm substrates.
China Sunergy Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: CSUN) a specialized solar cell and module manufacturer, announced that the Company has begun assembling solar modules in France through OEM cooperation with KDG Energy, a French manufacturer of high quality PV modules. Today, the first order will be delivered to Akuo Energy Group, a leading developer, investor and operator [...]
Solar3D, Inc. (OTCBB: SLTD), the developer of a breakthrough 3-dimensional solar cell technology to maximize the conversion of sunlight into electricity, have spotlighted a report published by Research and Markets which forecasts the dramatic shift in the solar industryâ€™s next generation to high efficiency solar cells. Solar3Dâ€™s 3-dimensional solar cell is forecast to be the [...]
Mar 28 2012 | Posted in Solar PV
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Under this Notice of Opportunity for Technical Assistance (NOTA), DOE will provide technical assistance to the photovoltaic (PV) industry and other stakeholders in the form of validation testing and systems monitoring through DOE Regional Test Centers (RTCs). While the primary mission of the RTCs is to develop standards and establish the technical basis for bankability, [...]
MEI LLC has made a significant process breakthrough to create ultra-pure electronic-grade polysilicon ideal for manufacturing high efficiency photovoltaic (PV) solar cells and semiconductors. MEIâ€™s Puraâ„¢ wet processing system for polysilicon manufacturers achieves ultra-pure levels, dries tiny granular materialâ€”that prior to now was thought to be impossible to dry in large quantitiesâ€”and reduces energy consumption [...]
MiaSole, the leading manufacturer of copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS) thin-film photovoltaic solar panels, today announced the appointment of Michael Povlin as Director Sales and Marketing EMEA. This appointment emphasizes MiaSole’s continued strategy to expand its business globally and to execute on strategic, international partnerships. Povlin provides a vast knowledge of the solar and technology [...]
Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) Â offerered the following statement regarding the preliminary determination of countervailing duties by the U.S. Department of Commerce: On March 20, 2012, a preliminary determination was announced by the DOC in Washington, DC regarding the exportation of Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells and Modules from China. The ruling establishes a preliminary rate [...]
Baker Valley Unified School District voted unanimously to award PsomasFMG, LLC a contract to design, finance, build and operate a photovoltaic system on District Land. The 2.5-3 MW revenue generating project will feature Concentrated Photovoltaic (CPV) technology from Sol Focus. The district will pay no money up front and is set to receive a percentage [...]
PsomasFMG LLC and NRG SolarÂ LLC, a division of NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG) plan to develop jointly an initial portfolio o fsolar projects totaling over 11 megawatts (MW). The two largest projects are a 7.3 MWÂ project for the William S. Hart School District in Santa Clarita, Calif., and a 3.3 MW project withÂ the County of [...]
As part of the Obama Administration’s blueprint for an American economy built to last, Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced $3 million available this year to support research to significantly lower the cost of solar energy. The funding will enable collaborative research teams from industry, universities and national laboratories to work together in the Energy [...]
According to estimates from BSW-Solar (German Solar Industry Association) in Berlin, solar power production will see a further 70% rise in the next four years alone. In order to take full advantage of this capacity in future, the industry needs to address grid stability, intelligent solutions for on-site consumption and efficient, economical storage as a [...]