Solar Archive

18 Dec 2014

US Solar + Storage Market To Go Beyond $1 Billion A Year By 2018

Originally published on Solar Love. SunPower and Sunverge just announced a big solar+storage partnership, which follows a partnership between SolarCity and Tesla as well as the announcement of several energy storage companies beginning to hit the market.
18 Dec 2014

United PV, NARI Electricity to jointly develop 1.5GW of solar power plants in China

United Photovoltaics Group (United PV) has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with NARI Electricity Design Company to set up joint ventures (JVs) for the development of 1.5GW of solar power plants in China. CTBR – News
18 Dec 2014

New Solar Cell Can Handle The Force Of 1,000 Suns

A new solar cell from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory is designed for a concentration of 1,000 suns and can reach 45.7 percent efficiency New Solar Cell Can Handle The Force Of 1,000 Suns was originally published
17 Dec 2014

Arizona Solar: So Much Potential… Under Threat

Originally published on Solar Love. What’s the first thing you think of when you hear someone say Arizona? Heat? Sunlight? Well, apparently some of Arizona’s leaders don’t want solar power, even though there is plenty of sunlight
17 Dec 2014

US Department of Commerce increases tariffs on solar equipment imports from China

The US Department of Commerce (DOC) has increased the duty rates tariffs on most imports of solar panels made in China. CTBR – News
17 Dec 2014

Solar Powered Cars, Top Solar Stocks (+ Other Solar Stories)

In case you just can’t get enough solar news, analysis, and commentary, here’s a big link drop of good solar stories we haven’t already covered on CleanTechnica. Solar powered cars, solar trees, top solar stocks, and much, much
16 Dec 2014

JinkoSolar Holding supplies 80MW solar PV modules to China General Nuclear Power

JinkoSolar Holding has supplied 80MW of solar PV modules to China General Nuclear Power Group for a solar PV project in Neihuang County, Henan Province. CTBR – News
16 Dec 2014

Australia’s Rooftop Solar PV Surpasses 4 GW

Originally published on RenewEconomy. Australia has surpassed 4GW of rooftop solar PV, according to data provided by the Australian Photovoltaic Institute. The revelation comes just days after Australian Bureau of Statistics data indicated that one if five
15 Dec 2014

JA Solar Delivers 100 MW Solar PV Modules To Pakistan’s Largest Solar Power Project

Pakistan’s largest solar power plant is progressing towards commissioning as solar PV modules for the project were delivered last week. China-based JA Solar Holdings delivered 100 MW of solar photovoltaic modules for the Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park, the
14 Dec 2014

Panasonic “Smart Town” In Japan Centered Around Solar Energy & Storage

A new experimental “smart town” based especially around the technologies of solar energy and battery storage is being developed in Japan by Panasonic Corporation (along with other public and private partners), based on recent reports. The new