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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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