Solar Archive

20 Apr 2014

Solar Industry’s Threat To Utilities Greatly Exagerrated, Says Solar CEO

One of the world’s leading solar company CEOs, Arno Harris of Recurrent Energy (a US arm of Sharp), has backed up Warren Buffet and said that much of the hype over solar’s threat to utilities is an
19 Apr 2014

ET Solar sets up Australian subsidiary focused on business solutions

ET Solar Energy, a leading smart energy solutions provider, announces the establishment of its new subsidiary ET Solar Australia, a company focused on business solutions for Asia-Pacific region customers. CTBR – News
19 Apr 2014

‘MatHero’ Project to Create Greener Organic Solar Cells

A new project coordinated by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), called “MatHero”, aims at making organic photovoltaics competitive to their inorganic counterparts by enhancing the efficiency of organic solar cells, reducing their production costs and increasing their life-time.
19 Apr 2014

Scientists Reduce Solar Panel Glare, Increase Efficiency

Scientists at Loughborough University have found a way to reduce solar panel glare while simultaneously increasing the efficiency of a solar installation. And they didn’t even need to use gold to achieve this goal. Read more »
19 Apr 2014

SPG Solar SunSeeker delivered for utility solar project in Arizona

SPG Solar, a leading provider of single-axis solar tracker solutions, has successfully completed the on-time delivery of the SunSeeker tracker to a 50+ MW DC system in Gila Bend, Arizona. CTBR – News
18 Apr 2014

Solaire Generation and IRC install long span 360 solar carports at Danversport Yacht Club

Solaire Generation’s first Long Span 360 solar carport system was recently commissioned at the Danversport Yacht Club, bringing 253kW more renewable energy to the Bay State. CTBR – News
18 Apr 2014

U.S. Army to Develop Largest Solar Array on a Military Installation

The U.S. Army announced this week plans to start development of a solar array that will provide about 25% of the annual installation electricity requirement of Fort Huachuca. Read more » The Daily Fusion
17 Apr 2014

Danish Project to Make Polymer Solar Cells More Profitable

Project Megawatt intends to make polymer solar cells profitable enough to allow power generation from polymer solar cells to compete on market terms with traditional coal-fired power plants. Read more » The Daily Fusion
17 Apr 2014

HASI and Sol Systems announce debt financing for distributed solar project developers

Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital (HASI) has partnered with Sol Systems to jointly originate, structure and fund up to $ 100m of construction and term debt financing for developers and owners of distributed solar projects in the
17 Apr 2014

JinkoSolar connects 39MW Chinese solar PV projects to grid

JinkoSolar, a China-based solar panel maker, has connected its two solar PV projects totalling 39MW to the grid in Jiangsu Province. CTBR – News