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Recycling Company benefits from Photovoltaic Plant with Q Cells Solar Modules

340 KILOWATT SOLAR PLANT ON METAL REFINER’S ROOF FEEDS INTO THE GRID SOLAR PLANTS MAKE SENSE FOR COMPANIES IN AUSTRIA Q CELLS MODULES IMPRESS WITH RELIABILITY AND QUALITY The recycling company RAGG GmbH from Austria has started operations of their new photovoltaic system with Q CELLS solar modules. The specialist in metal refinery feeds the […]

German Energy Transformation Widely Accepted – Interdisciplinary Research Project Aims to Facilitate Germany’s Transition to Renewables

Under the leadership of the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, an interdisciplinary team is investigating how the transition to an energy system based on renewables finds durable acceptance among the German population. In addition to Fraunhofer ISE, the partners involved are the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI, the Center for […]

SMA introduces Integrated, Compact DC-to-AC System Solution for Utility-Scale PV Power Plants

Utility Power System Delivers Higher Energy Yields, Lower Capital and Operating Expenditures SMA has expanded its power plant solutions portfolio with the new Utility Power System. This compact, DC-to-AC system solution for utility-scale PV consists of advanced engineered components, including the new Sunny Central 2000-US inverter, medium-voltage transformer, DC combiners, high-speed plant control and system-wide […]

SEIA Applauds University’s Decision to Expand Use of Solar

Calling it a win for both the economy and the environment, Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), today applauded a decision by the University of California to significantly expand its use of solar energy. As part of an ambitious plan to become carbon-neutral by 2025, university officials this week […]

JinkoSolar Connects 100MW Solar PV Project in Xiangshui, Jiangsu Province to the Grid

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the PV industry, today announced that its 100MW solar PV power plant in Xiangshui, Jiangsu Province was connected to the grid. The company has so far successfully connected to the grid for more than 300 MW of solar PV power projects. […]

CSP Alliance issues updates Report on Economic Value of Concentrating Solar Power with Storage

Updated report features the latest valuations of CSP with thermal storage and a new, expanded international section The Concentrating Solar Power Alliance (CSPA), an advocacy organization dedicated to educating U.S. regulators, utilities and grid operators about the unique benefits of Concentrating Solar Power (CSP), today issued an updated version of a technical report titled, The […]

Prestigious Solar Training Accreditation Awarded to IBEW Wireman Programs

13 Electrical Worker Training Locations Accredited Across NY State IREC announced today the 13 training centers operated by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) –National Electrical Contractors Association JATCs have received the prestigious IREC Training Provider Accreditation for photovoltaic systems content in their Inside Journeyman Wireman program, based on the NABCEP PV Installation Professional […]

Meridian switches on two new wind farms

Meridian Energy’s two new wind farms are “live” with all 26 wind turbines at Wellington’s Mill Creek and 64 turbines at Mt Mercer wind farm in Victoria, Australia, now producing electricity. Mill Creek has been generating since May, when Prime Minister John Key switched on the first turbine. Mt Mercer has been producing electricity since […]

aleo solar unveils new High-Power Module – Prenzlau production plant up and running again

aleo solar has presented a new high-power module that generates yields of around ten percent higher than those produced by conventional PV modules. Since being acquired by the Taiwanese solar company Sunrise Global Energy in the spring of this year, aleo has reopened its production plant in Prenzlau under German-Taiwanese management and has now released […]

Canadian Solar Completes the Sale of Mighty Solar Power Plant to Concord Green Energy

Canadian Solar Inc. (the “Company”, or “Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., completed the sale of the 10 MW AC Mighty Solar power plant (“Mighty Solar”) valued at over C$60 million ($54.9) to One West Holdings Ltd., an […]