Recent Solar

Clean Energy Collective brings Roofless Community-shared Solar Solution to Texas

The world’s leading community solar provider, Clean Energy Collective (CEC), has announced today a partnership with NEC Retail Co-op Electricity to bring community-shared solar to south Texas. CEC will develop a 700 kW (AC) solar PV facility, giving customers the opportunity to own local clean energy generation through CEC’s roofless solar program. This array will […]

SunEdison And Green Charge Networks Team Up To Deliver Additional Electricity Savings With Solar Plus Energy Storage Offering

Silicon Valley Power is the First Joint Customer of the New Strategic Partnership California Commercial and Municipal Customers Can Save Even More with Zero Upfront Costs SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), the world’s largest renewable energy development company, and Green Charge Networks, the largest provider of commercial energy storage in the U.S., today announced that they […]

Strata Solar adds 188 New Jobs

Strata Solar hired 188 new solar workers from the Fayetteville area to immediately begin work on a solar project in Duplin County. To meet its growing construction demand, Strata Solar held back-to-back job fairs in May and June in Fayetteville. The job fairs attracted over 735 people and led to 188 job offers from Strata […]

First Solar Cell Made of Highly Ordered Molecular Frameworks

New Material Based on Metal-organic Frameworks (MOFs) Is Suited for Photovoltaics/Publication in the Journal Angewandte Chemie International Edition Researchers at KIT have developed a material suited for photo-voltaics. For the first time, a functioning organic solar cell con-sisting of a single component has been produced on the basis of metal-organic framework compounds (MOFs). The material […]

UCLA chemists devise technology that could transform solar energy storage

The materials in most of today’s residential rooftop solar panels can store energy from the sun for only a few microseconds at a time. A new technology developed by chemists at UCLA is capable of storing solar energy for up to several weeks — an advance that could change the way scientists think about designing […]

SunEdison Announces The Completion Of A 1-Megawatt Canal Top Solar Project For The Karnataka Government

SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), the world’s largest renewable energy development company, today announced the completion of a 1-megawatt DC canal top solar power plant built for Krishna Bhagya Jala Nigam Ltd (KBJNL), the Karnataka government agency responsible for the Krishna River and Dam. Pashupathy Gopalan, president of SunEdison Asia-Pacific said: “SunEdison is extremely proud to […]

First Solar Modules to power Landmark 200 MW Solar Photovoltaic Project in Dubai

Consortium led by ACWA Power establishes global cost benchmark with Middle East’s largest PV plant First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced that it has signed an agreement to supply its high performance photovoltaic (PV) modules to power the 200 megawatt (MW)AC second phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai, […]

Clean Energy launches Community Community Solar Software Platform for Utilities

Clean Energy Collective (CEC), the company that pioneered roofless community-shared solar, today announced the launch of its Community Solar Platform (CSP), a comprehensive suite of software tools and services for utilities, solar developers, and other enterprises to successfully deploy and manage community solar programs. At the core of this game-changing solution is CEC’s proprietary SaaS […]

Andalay Solar Completes License Agreement with Hyundai Heavy Industries

Andalay Solar (OTCPink: WEST), a leading supplier of integrated solar power systems, has entered into a License Agreement with Hyundai Heavy Industries whereby Hyundai has licensed Andalay’s Instant Connect ® frame technology to manufacture solar modules. The new Hyundai-branded TG-Series solar modules are available now in the US market. They use 60-cell monocrystalline or polycrystalline […]

Toward tiny, solar-powered sensors

New ultralow-power circuit improves efficiency of energy harvesting to more than 80 percent. The latest buzz in the information technology industry regards “the Internet of things” — the idea that vehicles, appliances, civil-engineering structures, manufacturing equipment, and even livestock would have their own embedded sensors that report information directly to networked servers, aiding with maintenance […]