2010-09-28

LED Ferris Wheel Powered by Solar Appears in Santa Monica

The Pacific Ferris Wheel, all-new $1.5 million, 130-ft, at Pacific Park in Santa Monica, CA, has been upgraded to a new behemoth that boasts 160,000 LED lights, which will provide energy savings and complement its solar-power program by soaking up energy during th.. more
2010-09-27

KYOCERA Solar Partners with REC Solar to Provide Sustainable Energy to Castle Rock Vineyards

Kyocera Solar, Inc. and REC Solar, Inc. announced the completion of a 1.134-megawatt (MW) solar energy system at Castle Rock Vineyards, located in the heart of California’s Central Valley. The solar electric generating system, designed and installed .. more
2010-09-23

LDK Solar Expands Vertical Manufacturing in Xinyu, Jiangxi Province

LDK Solar Co., Ltd. ("LDK Solar") (NYSE: LDK), a manufacturer of multicrystalline solar wafers and PV products, announced that it has expanded its vertical manufacturing by successfully completing the installation and trial runs of the first produc.. more
2010-09-20

New Technology can Allow Turn Window to Function as Photovoltaic Panel

Researchers have long been working on advanced solar energy technologies that could allow windows themselves to function in a way similar to photovoltaic panels. And now, that effort may be closer to commercial reality with help from recent advances. According to an ann.. more
2010-09-20

Phoenix Solar AG Entered into Malaysia Market

Phoenix Solar Pte Ltd in Singapore, a subsidiary of TecDAX listed Phoenix Solar AG (ISIN DE000A0BVU93) based in Sulzemoos, Germany, has founded a subsidiary in Malaysia. The headquarters of Phoenix Solar Sdn Bhd are located in Kuala Lumpur. Th.. more
2010-09-20

NRG Energy and Kennedy Partners Join Forces to Power Arizona Schools with Emission-Free Solar Energy

As students attend classes in several Arizona school districts this fall, the schools will be featuring on-campus solar arrays specially designed to meet their own electricity needs while providing the school’s faculty with new teaching tools. This clean solar ene.. more
2010-09-17

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and BYD Partner for Grid Energy Storage Solution

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) and BYD Ltd. Corp. (BYD) announced a collaborative partnership to develop a grid-scale battery project for renewable energy storage. At a signing ceremony held this morning at the Downtown Marriott, L.. more
2010-09-15

Constellation Energy to Add 4.4 MW of Solar Power Using Yingli Solar Photovoltaic Panels at Denver International Airport

Constellation Energy (NYSE:CEG) and Denver-based Oak Leaf Energy Partners announced the development of a new 4.4 megawattsolar installation at Denver International Airport (DIA). Constellation Energy will finance, own and operate thesolar installation and.. more
2010-09-14

CNPV Signs Sales Contract with Linyi Juhuang New Energy Technology

CNPV Solar Power SA, a public limited liability company organized under the laws of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and a leading integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic products, signed a new sales contract for the supply of 1MWp of High Performance Module.. more
2010-09-14

ABB Wins Power Order for New Pumped Storage Plant in South Africa

ABB, the power and automation technology group, has won an order worth $23 million from Eskom, South Africa’s electric utility, to supply an electrical balance of plant (eBoP) solution for the Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme (PSS), currently under constructio.. more