Solar Archive

21 Oct 2014

Low Carbon and Nur Energie partner to develop 2GW TuNur solar project in Tunisia

Low Carbon and Nur Energie have partnered to develop the 2GW TuNur solar export project in the Tunisian Sahara. CTBR – News
20 Oct 2014

First Solar installs initial panel at Latin America’s largest solar plant

First Solar has installed the initial solar panel at the 141MWac Luz del Norte photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Chile. CTBR – News
20 Oct 2014

Kyocera Solar To Offer Stem Intelligent Energy Storage System

Solar power news keeps getting better. Stem and Kyocera Solar have joined forces to provide both solar panels and an intelligent energy storage system. Stem says that up to 50% of an energy bill can be based
20 Oct 2014

This startup is putting solar cells on a diet, because thinner is better

Solexel hopes to achieve something that has eluded so many startups: successfully launching a new solar technology using good ol’ silicon and engineering lighter cells. Gigaom Search
20 Oct 2014

Foresight Solar Fund raises £60.1m

Foresight Solar Fund (FSFL) has raised £60.1m in an initial placing and offer on the London Stock Exchange. CTBR – News
19 Oct 2014

Canadian Solar Hits It Big With 146 MW Module Supply Deal In Honduras

The noted solar PV module manufacturer and utility-scale project developer Canadian Solar recently hit it big with a 146.4 MW module supply order in the Central American country of Honduras. The modules from the supply contract will
19 Oct 2014

South Africa’s Largest Thin-Film Solar PV Project Commissioned

Projects allocated under South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer programme are taking shape and boosting renewable energy infrastructure in the country. Moncada Energy Group, through its South African subsidiary, has commissioned the largest thin-film solar power
19 Oct 2014

India Expands Solar Power Target, Will Add 15 GW Over Next Five Years

The new Indian government has delivered on its promise to enhance the solar power capacity addition targets under the ambitious National Solar Mission announcing revised guidelines for capacity allocation. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy recently
19 Oct 2014

Corporations With Most New Solar

Solar Love. US commercial solar energy continues gaining steam, with Walmart leading the way in terms of total installed solar power capacity (despite recent criticism for funding anti-solar organizations). The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has just
18 Oct 2014

Solar Storage — The Technology Is Here

Bill Radvak joined American Vanadium as President and CEO in January, 2010. He spearheaded the company’s transition from a mineral exploration company into a vertically integrated energy storage company with the execution of the Master Sales Agreement