Increased efficiency for ground-based applications SYLMAR, California, April , 2013 A Spectrolab solar cell recently set a world record by converting more energy from the sun into electricity than any other ground-based solar cell without solar concentration. The Boeing [NYSE: BA] subsidiary’s achievement in ground-based solar cell efficiency was verified by the U.S. Department of [...]
To watch the video, CLICK HERE. April, 2013 Washington D.C. – This month, Greenpeace launched a new video featuring the voice of William Shatner calling for the North Pacific Marine Fisheries Council to protect the Bering Sea canyons from industrial fishing. The “Save Kipper” public service announcement features a happy menagerie of domesticated animals–a [...]
Apr 13 2013 | Posted in Articles
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Washington D.C. The U.S. Department of Energy today announced the prizes for which middle and high school teams from across the nation will compete at this year’s National Science Bowl, held from April 25 to April 29 in Washington, D.C. From a total of 1,894 high school teams that competed in regional competitions this year, [...]
BRIDGEPORT, New Jersey. EnterSolar, a leading provider of commercial solar systems to corporate customers, announced the completion of an 877 kilowatt (“kW”) solar photovoltaic (“PV”) system for Chelten House Products, the privately held organic and fine food manufacturer. The solar power system was installed on the roof of Chelten House’s 150,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility [...]
WASHINGTON – As part of the Obama Administration’s efforts to help Tribal communities across the country enhance their energy security and build a sustainable energy future, the Energy Department today announced the second round of the Strategic Technical Assistance Response Team (START) Program, which provides federally recognized Tribal governments with technical assistance to accelerate clean [...]
Feb 4 2013 | Posted in Articles
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SolarCity®, a national leader in clean energy services, and the City of Globe today announced the city’s largest renewable energy project to date, a 495-kilowatt solar photovoltaic (PV) installation at the Pinal Creek Wastewater Treatment Facility. The project is expected to offset 80 percent of the facility’s electricity needs with clean power and bring the [...]
July 31, 2012 – Hackensack, NJ â€“ New Jersey Governor Chris Christie lent a hand today as Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G) and union workers broke ground on a renewable energy project that will transform a dormant Hackensack, NJ brownfield into a solar farm. While kicking off work at the job site, PSEG chairman, [...]
JinkoSolar, Southern Sky Renewable Energy LLC Revitalize Former Canton Landfill with 5.75 MW of Solar Power JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd, a fast-growing, agile global solar power product manufacturer, today announced that the company will supply its modules to a 5.75MW array of solar panels located on the site of the former Canton landfill in Canton, [...]
Jun 27 2012 | Posted in Solar Thermal
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Renewable Energy Systems Canada Inc. (RES Canada), a leader in the development and construction of renewable energy projects in Canada, is pleased to announce the completion of SunE Rutley, Ontario’s first large-scale solar Feed-In-Tariff (FIT) project. Ontario’s FIT programme was established in 2006 by the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) to stimulate investment in renewable energy projects in the province.
China Sunergy Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: CSUN) , a specialized solar cell and module manufacturer, today announced that the Company had completed delivery of 5MW in solar modules to Bulgaria for the Yerussalimovo Solar Park.
May 17 2012 | Posted in Europe
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Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G) today joined the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission (NJMC) and SunDurance Energy to dedicate the Kearny Landfill Solar Farm, the first solar project on a state-owned landfill. The 3-megawatt (MW) installation is part of PSE&G’s Solar 4 Allâ„¢ program and was built on a 13-acre capped section of the closed NJMC 1A Landfill.
Rabobank and SolarCityÂ® today announced $42.5 million in structured financing to fund over 30 commercial solar projects in California. This new fund is the latest iteration of a Rabobank-SolarCity collaboration that has produced a solar-powered electric vehicle charging corridor to connect Los Angeles and San Francisco, and a series of solar installations at local bank [...]
Wells Fargo & Company announced this week that equity financing is complete for a 53.5 megawatt (MW) multi-site solar project in New Mexico. The 53.5MW solar project, one of largest photovoltaic solar power projects in the U.S., was fully activated in December. The multi-site solar project was made possible through a power purchase agreement between [...]