Solar Archive

26 Jan 2015

US To Finance India’s Solar Dreams

President Obama is in India as the state guest for Republic day celebrations here. Needless to say, clean energy is a major focus area in the dialogue between the two countries. To spur the solar sector, and
26 Jan 2015

Germany Offers Saudi Investors 15% Return On Solar Power Investments

Germany seems to be looking for new financial sources to push its solar power market to the next level. Germany has approached investors in Saudi Arabia for investment in the farmer’s solar power market. The investors are
26 Jan 2015

DECC statistics show over 125,000 UK homes went solar in 2014

Over 125,000 homes put solar on their roof last year, according to the UK’s Department of Energy and Climate Change, which published their latest statistics on small-scale solar PV installations. CTBR – News
25 Jan 2015

First Autonomous Public Lighting System That Runs On Solar + Wind Energy Developed

What is — according to its creators — the first autonomous industrialized public lighting system running on nothing but solar and wind energy was recently developed by researchers at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, in cooperation with
24 Jan 2015

Cheapest Solar In The World (Michael Liebreich Interview Series)

What’s more exciting than talking about the cheapest solar power in the world and disruptive technology with Michael Liebreich? One of the biggest solar power stories of the past year — if not the biggest — was
23 Jan 2015

Canadian Solar divests Glenarm solar plant to Dutch infrastructure fund

Canadian Solar has sold the 10MW AC Glenarm solar power plant to an affiliate of DIF Infrastructure III (DIF). CTBR – News
23 Jan 2015

Mobile App For Accessing Solar + Wind Energy Satellite Resource Maps Developed By Masdar

A new mobile application (app) allowing users to access near-live satellite maps of solar and wind energy resources in the UAE (as well as elsewhere) was recently developed by the Research Center for Renewable Energy Mapping and
23 Jan 2015

SunEdison and TerraForm secure £70m loan for five UK solar projects

SunEdison and TerraForm Power have secured £70m in financing to construct five solar projects in the UK, totaling 85.2MW. CTBR – News
22 Jan 2015

Solar = Energy Equity Solution

Originally published on For over 100 years, the American economy has been fueled by enormous expansion of fossil fuel energy. It has emitted a disproportionate share of its environmental impact (too much) and economic rewards (too
22 Jan 2015

Solar Decathlon 2015: West Virginia/Rome Team Create STILE

Originally published on 1Sun4All. The Solar Decathlon 2015 team, West Virginia University and University of Roma Tor Vergata, has designed a house that merges Italian and Appalachian design concepts with innovative energy techniques. STILE is a simple and