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Ganassi, DC solar partner for Monster Energy NASCAR Cup races. Chip Ganassi Racing and DC solar will expand their partnership into the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series starting in 2018. 01/18/2018 ...
Meyer Burger beats revenue guidance for 2017 - and - Meyer Burger achieves highest order intake in six years - We've seen and heard much in 2017, and starting from 2015, that the solar panel manufacturing industry is in a technologically driven growth phase. This company is one of the technology ...

Armed with a solar-powered water pump for irrigation and a quarter-acre piece of borrowed land, widow Hakima Mohammed has become a Western Kenya tree tycoon. Since 2013, she has sold at least 1.5 million seedling trees, mainly to local small-scale farmers, who are planting them as a way to boost ...
GOSHEN, Ind. -- With an almost five-fold increase in Goshen homes turning to solar power since summer, volunteers with a regional initiative feel a tipping point has been reached. The 17-member solarize team, one of several throughout the state, oversaw workshops for more than 370 people interested ...
As utility-scale and residential solar markets benefited from dropping equipment prices and favorable policies, commercial solar has struggled to get off the ground -- stunting development for an estimated 20 percent of the potential solar market. "Compared to residential and utility, commercial is a little ...
"The country would achieve its target of 175 GW of installed renewable energy capacity well before 2020," Singh said on Wednesday at an event organised by the International solar Alliance (ISA) in Abu Dhabi. Installed renewable power capacity is currently about 60 GW, and India plans to complete the ...

The Boulder-based company is the industry leader when it comes to optimizing the design of microgrids, small electrical units that can generate power separate from the main grid, with the use of renewable resources like solar or wind. Everyone reached out to HOMER with the same basic question: How ...
Australia's scientific community has paid tribute to Prof Stuart Wenham, a solar energy pioneer described as the "Einstein of the solar industry", whose research increased the efficiency of solar cells a hundredfold. Wenham passed away on 23 December, age 60, after suffering from malignant melanoma.
California-based 174 Power Global is breaking ground Thursday on the largest utility-scale solar project in Texas, the company said. The project is on 1,500 acres of private land in Pecos County, IN West Texas, and area that has become a hub of utility-scale solar projects. It's 236 megawatt capacity can ...
solar advocates filed comments Friday opposing a new 1,100 megawatt combined cycle gas plant that utility DTE Energy wants to build in St. Clair County, Michigan by 2023. It would replace generation from retiring coal plants, but solar groups say it's not clean enough. The framing of DTE's analysis ...
Two U.S. solar panel makers filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission last year, arguing cheap imports from China had decimated their business. The commission is now recommending tariffs of up to 35% for nearly all solar panel imports into the U.S. Trump has until January 26 to ...
Under an April 2016 solar energy law signed by Gov. Charlie Baker, the DPU can authorize utilities to charge a "monthly minimum reliability contribution" on solar customers once the state reaches the capacity to produce 1,600 megawatts of solar electricity - a benchmark that was reached last year, ...
Troubled solar manufacturers Suniva and solarWorld launched the trade case last year under an obscure section of the Trade Act of 1974 that allows the president to implement tariffs, minimum prices or quotas on products from anywhere in the world. Last fall, the U.S. International Trade Commission (U.S. ...
The council approved a power purchase agreement in November 2016 with solar developer O2 emc, which agreed to lease the land from the town and pay to develop the solar farm. The town agreed to begin purchasing electricity at competitive market prices from the developer once the farm was complete ...
silicon solar cells, which are primarily used for terrestrial applications, are inexpensive when it comes to solar cell technologies, however, even the most efficient silicon-based solar panels only convert around 20 percent to 25 percent of sunlight to electricity. Silicon solar cells are extremely sensitive to ...
San Antonio's CPS Energy may add another $15 million to its solar rebate program. The municipally owned utility could ask its board of trustees as early as February for approval, CPS CEO Paula Gold-Williams said Thursday after she made a bimonthly presentation to City Council. CPS has used around ...
DEER RIVER -- You can't have electricity savings from community solar projects and heavily tax them, too. That was the message a New York state Energy Research and Development Authority official gave roughly 30 local municipal officials during a solar informational session Thursday night at the ...

Reporting from PV Magazine and Greentech Media indicates that Panasonic began producing solar panels at Gigafactory 2 in October, and solar Roof production began in December. Tesla also said that solar Roof tiles are now being shipped to customers who aren't Tesla employees, essentially their ...
If trends in solar power around the world deserve a theme song, it's "Here Comes the sun." But as foreign solar rises, the Department of Energy seems to be "Blinded by the Light." And those blind spots could leave us unprepared for solar's brightening future. Later this month, the department's Energy ...
Several solar energy developments may be lying in wait across St. Clair County. Local officials have begun to familiarize themselves with solar energy while independent power producers continue to wait for a change in state rules before kicking off any local projects. The Washington, D.C.-based company ...
Regardless of one's opinion of tariffs, they're not all created equal. The president has multiple options available to him in the final weeks of the Section 201 solar trade case. He can decide to impose a direct tariff on imports from China. He can decide against pursuing tariffs overall. Or he can make a tougher ...
In Virginia, Dominion Energy has 27 solar generating facilities covering nearly 4,700 acres either in operation or under development. Dominion has several high-profile solar projects in the works, including one to power facebook's $750 million data center in Henrico County and a partnership with Amazon ...
Using batteries, often wind or solar charged, for utility-scale power storage is a new, but rapidly growing component of the utility industry. Batteries, with their instantaneous response time, help flatten the duck curve by storing, then releasing energy during evening peak demand hours. The batteries can ...
COLUMBIA -- solar companies see opportunity, as the South Carolina Legislature continues to wrestle with the cancellation of two unfinished nuclear reactors at V.C. Summer station in Fairfield County. A new legislative energy caucus met for the first time Wednesday, after being organized in the wake of ...
"Even more unusual," Kramers added, "the matrix contains a high amount of very specific carbon compounds, called polyaromatic hydrocarbons, or PAH, a major component of interstellar dust, which existed even before our solar system was formed. "Interstellar dust is also found in comets and meteorites ...
Just before Christmas, the U.S. Department of Energy announced a new round of funding for projects that advance solar forecasting technologies. Eight projects were awarded a cumulative total of $12 million. Add the cost-share requirements for awardees, and the total value of the projects comes to $14.6 ...
The explosion of commercial and residential rooftop solar photovoltaic installations over the past five years has created serious mindshare for distributed energy technologies. Now, Scottsdale, Arizona-based startup Zero Mass Water is borrowing that philosophy to disrupt the way people can access clean ...
In December, Astronomers checked every inch of an interstellar object that had entered our solar system for evidence of artificial technology. They spent weeks pouring over the data, looking for radio signals that would suggest the object, known as 'Oumuamua, may be something other than a just a strange ...
The solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) commended the New Jersey Legislature for passing Senate Bill 2276, which raises the state's solar energy goal and will enable the state's solar industry and its 6,000-strong workforce to keep growing. New Jersey's solar market is at risk of coming to a halt in ...
How to Halve the Cost of Residential solar in the US - Here in the land of technology leadership and free-market enterprise, American regulation has more than doubled the cost of solar. The regulation comes in three un-American guises: permitting, code and tariffs -- and together they are killing the U.S. ...
solar energy could be stored, bottled and shipped globally in existing ammonia infrastructure as a zero carbon liquid fuel, according to Keith Lovegrove, the author or co-author of over 170 research papers and technical reports. His comments come at a time when ARENA, the Australian Renewable Energy ...
The Brookhaven Planning Board on Monday approved a scaled-down solar project for a parcel of land in Mastic that was the subject of a state law that would have blocked its development until Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo vetoed the measure last month. The planning board's approval gives the go-ahead for ...
When the numbers are finally tallied, Massachusetts is likely to have had a banner year for non-residential PV installations in 2017. According to the recently released Q4 2017 U.S. solar market Insight report, the Bay State is forecast to grow nearly 20 percent over a record-breaking 2016. But the fanfare ...
As the fight continues over whether South Carolinians should get their money back for a failed nuclear project, another battle is developing that could affect monthly electricity bills. South Carolina is nearing a state-set limit on solar energy that would curtail the expansion of rooftop solar systems for ...
Tesla said on Tuesday it began manufacturing its premium solar roof tiles at the company's Buffalo, New York factory last month and has started surveying the homes of customers who made a deposit of $1,000 to reserve the product last year. The solar roof, which generates electricity without the need for ...
It was supposed to be China's grand "photovoltaic highway" -- a solar energy-collecting, 0.6-mile stretch of road that symbolized the country's extraordinary clean energy ambitions. But that was last month. Five days after the road opened in the industrial city of Jinan for testing on Dec. 28, inspectors found ...
He said it's aimed at making more understandable the complex terms that are often associated with distributed electricity generation, which includes rooftop solar systems, and power purchase agreements or leases. The attorney general's office said it is also interested in hearing from non-English-speaking ...
As someone who has worked in sales for the solar industry, I know that one of the most common misconceptions about solar in Pennsylvania is that it is "too cloudy" here. Simply put, there seems to be a widespread misunderstanding on how the technology works. According to the National Renewable ...
"Even after the project is done, people are still stealing," he said. "It's very upsetting." The one-kilometre section of highway can generate up to 1m kilowatt-hours of power a year, enough to power about 800 homes, according to state news agency Xinhua. China has the most installed solar capacity at 78.1 ...
As before, my approach to valuation is a probability-weighted sum-of-the-parts (SOTP) analysis across 4 scenarios - Downside, Base, Growth and Upside - that I believe represent the range of potential future outcomes for the business as it manages through current solar market conditions and transitions ...
China has been leading the world in construction of solar energy plants, building dozens of new solar farms over the past few years. In addition to building standard solar farms, the country has also been experimenting with more innovative ways to draw energy from the sun. Recently, the city of Jinan built ...
The Indian solar power sector is off to a good start in 2018. After months of a dry pipeline, the industry now has over 4,000 megawatts (MW) of projects that it can bid for and execute across the country. In the first week of this year alone, the central government-run solar energy corporation of India (SECI) ...
For years, the concept of "solar-powered cars" has loomed over the electric car industry as a hopeful, possible future. But there are many who argue that this concept is not only impractical, it is basically impossible. For instance, a solar roof that was designed to power the Toyota Prius was found to only be ...
An incredibly rare event will occur on this January 31. The end of the month will see a lunar eclipse happen during a blue moon. A lunar eclipse occurs when the earth moves in front of the moon, in between the sun and the moon. This casts a shadow on the moon. Meanwhile, a blue moon refers to the ...
California is ready to spend $1 billion over the next decade on rooftop solar installation for low-income residents. In December, the California public utilities Commission (CPUC) approved the creation of the solar on Multifamily Affordable Housing (SOMAH) program. Funded by the statewide greenhouse ...
The solar industry may have added 51,000 new solar jobs in 2016, but many of those jobs went unfilled. The solar Foundation found that 84% of solar installers reported difficulty filling open installation positions in 2016. "The overwhelming majority of employers are having difficulty hiring, and then a ...
Macho Springs solar in New Mexico generates 50 megawatts of electricity and Newman solar generates 10 megawatts for a total of 60 megawatts. And there is an impressive array of solar panels here at the Northeast El Paso power plant. Both are generating power for El Paso Electric. According to their ...
An Xcel Energy solicitation set a new solar-plus-storage record after attracting a median price of $36 per megawatt-hour. The rate is 20 percent lower than the cheapest PV-plus-battery power-purchase agreement seen to date, which came in a NextEra Energy Resources contract for Tucson electric power ...
Suaoki (99% positive feedback all-time) via Amazon offers its 100W 18V solar Panel Charger with MC4 Connector for $99 shipped when promo code L7V8AVBD is applied during checkout. That's a $81 savings off the regular going rate and the best that we've seen by $20. With a flexible design (up to ...
One thing most people can agree on when it comes to renewable energy is that it will displace fossil fuels when the technology becomes the cheaper and more convenient choice. According to a Gallup Poll from March 2017, 7 out of 10 Americans favor the development of alternative energy over oil, gas, ...


 

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