Solar Archive

24 Nov 2014

India’s Largest Power Producer Expands Solar Energy Plans

State governments across India are implementing highly ambitious plans to rapidly expand solar power generation capacity. While a few are roping in private sector companies, most are opting for large government-owned companies with proven track records in
23 Nov 2014

Keystone, Schmeystone: US Marines Want More Portable Solar Power To Fight The War Of The Future

All that hot air over the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline doesn’t mean beans to US Marines: they want more portable solar power for the war of the future Keystone, Schmeystone: US Marines Want More Portable Solar Power
22 Nov 2014

Solar & Waste Heat (TalkSolar Podcast)

Leveraging waste heat is a model for making any energy production more efficient. In the TalkSolar podcast below, I interview Phil Brennan, I his company’s technology fits in with the solar equation and the DOE project that is exploring waste heat and
22 Nov 2014

AllCell consortium to install solar EV charging stations in Jordan

A consortium of AllCell Technologies and Hyseo International has signed a letter of commitment (LOC) with the Jordanian Government to start the deployment phase of a network of solar powered electric vehicles (EV) charging station throughout the
21 Nov 2014

Solar And Storage: How Australian Utilities Are Preparing

Originally published on RenewEconomy. It’s the big question facing energy utilities around the world: How quickly will rooftop solar and battery storage change the nature of the energy market, and how long can those who currently dominate
21 Nov 2014

99 Days: Solar Impulse Round-The-World Solar Flight (VIDEO)

Originally published on 1Sun4All. The pilots of Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) have been diligently testing the solar-powered aircraft for the 2015 round-the-world flight. This first in aviation history will take the pilots, the crew and the entire Si2 team around the world: crossing
19 Nov 2014

Forget Perovskite, We’re Talking Iron Pyrite For Low Cost Solar Power

Fool’s gold might seem like an unlikely pathway to low cost solar power but new research reveals some promise under the shiny skin of iron pyrite Forget Perovskite, We’re Talking Iron Pyrite For Low Cost Solar Power
19 Nov 2014

How To Profit From Solar & Storage

By Brandon Chase, Fellow at the Clean Energy Leadership Institute Wind turbines and solar panels both use natural resources to produce clean, renewable energy. However, the intermittency of these energy sources (i.e. speed and availability of wind
19 Nov 2014

DEWA signs MoU with ABB to develop solar power project

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Switzerland-based ABB to develop a solar power project with a grid connected rooftop 277kW photovoltaic (PV) system. CTBR – News
18 Nov 2014

Negative Impacts of Rooftop Solar Will Fall on Utility Investors

Negative impacts of rooftop solar will fall on investors: potential earnings could drop +40% in some scenarios. Ratepayers will be relatively unaffected Negative Impacts of Rooftop Solar Will Fall on Utility Investors was originally published on CleanTechnica.