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    1st solar bonds financing $4.6 billion US panel boom
    Bloomberg    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Underwriters from Bank of America Corp. to Credit Suisse AG and Citigroup Inc. are close to converting sunlight into cash to pay bond investors. Similar to asset-backed securities that finance everything from car purchases to college tuition, solar bonds will help fund rooftop power projects that Bloomberg New Energy Finance estimates will need to raise about $4.6 billion next year. Investors will be paid from monthly payments from people with photovoltaic panels atop their homes and businesses. More



    Creighton University solar project surpasses 2 year milestone
    Examiner.com    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    May 2010 marked the official announcement of the school's ambitious alternative energy project as part of a new degree program for students studying technology and applied science in the College of Arts and Sciences. As part of the initiative, students enhanced their educational opportunities by assisting with the building of the innovative solar array located in the university's parking lot. The project was featured in SEIA's Solar Generation TV public service announcement and webisode series (Solar in the Midwest). More

    Solar energy plan takes off in San Jose, Calif.
    Hydrogen Fuel News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    SolarCity, a leading provider of solar energy services, is teaming with the city of San Jose, Calif., to embark on an ambitious solar energy project. Together, the duo will work to install nearly 2.5 megawatts worth of solar energy systems in San Jose. The initiative will ultimately account for a total of 30 solar energy projects, 14 of which will find a home in the city. The solar energy projects are linked to San Jose's 2007 Green Vision initiative, which aims to draw 100 percent of the city's electricity through renewable resources. More

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    Our enthusiasm for the sun is as strong as ever. Which is why we develop innovative photovoltaic systems with one goal in mind: for you to save time and money. Let us help you get the sun on your side and earn top marks from your customers.


    Solar: Life, liberty and the pursuit of energy independence
    Forbes    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    No energy source is more American than solar. Technologies to convert sunshine to electricity were pioneered in the U.S. half a century ago at Bell Labs, and quickly became a source of inspiration and imagination. In the last several years, solar energy has awoken from yesterday's dream to today's reality. Last year, the U.S. solar energy market more than doubled in size, creating jobs in every state. More



    iPhone and iPad solar power suitability checker app released
    Sustainablog    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    A leading U.K. solar power resource website has just launched their first application for both iPad and iPhone, and great timing: The heat wave sweeping much of the U.S. right now not only has many staying inside with the air conditioning running, but also dreading the utility bill that's going to follow. A solar system may be looking like a pretty good investment, and Solar Panels UK's new Solar Panels Suitability Checker app (which works around the world) can help you find out how well your home is suited for installation of solar panels. More


    Photovoltaic Adhesive & Sealant Solutions
    ADCO Kömmerling’s HelioBond® & HelioSeal® product lines provide superior adhesion and sealing properties for the construction and installation of photovoltaic modules. MORE
    Simply Smarter

    Measuring solar radiation is the key to finding optimal locations, helping investment decisions, maximising operating efficiency, scheduling maintenance, monitoring performance and improve technology. MORE


    Suntech to sell 50 megawatts of solar panels to IBC Solar
    Reuters    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    China-based Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd. said it agreed to supply 50 megawatts of solar panels to photovoltaic systems maker IBC Solar. The companies, which have been partners since 2004, have worked together on several rooftop installations, including the New Fair Stuttgart in Germany and power plants in India. Global demand for solar panels grew by about 40 percent last year. The U.S. solar industry installed a record number of panels in 2011, more than double that of 2010, according to a report released by GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association. More

    Growatt Inverters Lead the Industry

    A new leader has emerged! Growatt Solar Inverters provide the highest energy efficiency and performance - ranked in Top 5% - and lowest cost-per-watt in the industry. The advanced circuitry and superior manufacturing process...in a lightweight, compact design… ensures years of stable, reliable power. And coming next quarter: Made In U.S.A.  MORE


    Georgia corn grower powers packinghouse with solar energy
    The Grower    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    A south Georgia sweet corn grower is using the sun to help power its packinghouse. Green Circle Farms in Bainbridge, Ga., which does business as Circle C Farms Inc., is one of the state's first packinghouses to invest in solar power. Green Circle, which sells corn through S. M. Jones & Co. Inc., uses the couple hundred solar panels on the packinghouse roof to power a portion of its electrical needs, said Greg Calhoun, Green Circle's owner. More


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    It begins with SolarBridge Pantheon™ microinverters. Integrated directly on the panel, SolarBridge microinverters enable roof-ready AC modules—cutting installation times by up to 30%. AC modules powered by SolarBridge generate 25% more energy harvest than DC systems and come with an end-to-end 25-year warranty.
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    Celebrating 25 years of Development
    & Service
    For 25 years enXco has been a trusted partner in generating sustainable solar energy solutions. As part of a global organization with utility-scale plants across North America, we bring a depth of experience and expertise to every project. MORE
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    Providing complete solutions for contractors
    If you are a solar contractor, we understand your business! WESCO strives to provide complete solutions to our customers who wish to streamline their supply chain. Visit a WESCO branch close to you to see how we can help you with your solar projects. MORE


    Brain-powered, solar-powered recycling
    CleanTechnica    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Finland-based ZenRobotics Ltd. has been marketing a robotic recycling system that works like the human brain, and now another layer of sustainability is being slathered on top. In what is apparently a worldwide first, the Belgium recycling company Containers Maes will install the company's ZenRobotics Recycler™ system and run it on solar power. Though Containers Maes has enthused that it was a "no-brainer" to choose the ZenRobotics Recycler, the heart of the system is its brain-like controlling technology. More

    Report: Energy storage prices to drop, but not enough
    CleanEnergyAuthority.com    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    If grid storage is key to developing more widespread adoption of solar power generation, it might take longer than anticipated, according to recent analysis. Lux Research analyzes emerging technologies and forecasts their progress in the market. Analyst Brian Warshay developed models of three predominant batteries with potential for grid storage — lithium-ion, molten salt and venadium pentoxide flow batteries. He then looked at forecasts for the prices of their raw materials and how economies of scale could impact their costs. More



    ESolar's bet on modular solar power towers with storage
    Greentech Media    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    The National Renewable Energy Laboratory's just-released Renewable Electricity Futures study concluded the most abundant U.S. renewable resource is solar. The U.S. technical potential of utility-scale photovoltaic was estimated at 80,000 gigawatts. Concentrating solar power was 37,000 gigawatts. Distributed photovoltaic was estimated at 700 gigawatts. The U.S. needs about 1100 gigawatts of electricity production capacity, so the race is on between photovoltaic and concentrating solar power to capture the market that other utility-scale renewables don't. More

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    MEMC's SunEdison sells 98 megawatts of solar photovolatic projects in Europe
    CleanTechnica    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    With companies about to announce their second quarter financial results, integrated solar photovoltaic products provider and project developer SunEdison released additional details on solar power projects it has completed and sold during the quarter. The MEMC Electronic Materials subsidiary concluded a contract to sell the 60-megawatt Karadzhalovo, Bulgaria, solar power farm — the largest in Bulgaria — to a group of investors made up of an affiliate of First Reserve Energy Infrastructure Fund, Turkish private equity fund Crescent Capital and Saudi Arabian project developer and power/water desalination plant owner/operator of ACWA Power. More

    Hertz plans solar power plants at JFK and Newark airports
    Bloomberg    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Hertz Global Holdings Inc., the second-largest U.S. car rental company, is building 11 solar power plants this year, including two at New York-area airports. Hertz completed a project at its Park Ridge, N.J., headquarters and is planning systems at John F. Kennedy International Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport, the company said in a statement. The projects are part of Hertz's efforts to add renewable energy generation to its facilities. More


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    'PowerCloth 1G': Utah researchers develop ultra-light, flexible and foldable solar panel fabric
    Phys.Org    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Exotic Solar LLC, a Salt Lake City based renewable energy startup company, announced that they have developed a technique to manufacture cheap, flexible and foldable solar panel fabric that can be integrated with day-to-day attire to make them a power source. Their patent pending technique converts brittle and fragile solar cells into flexible solar panels. More



    Soitec Solar wins $25 million federal energy grant
    Poway Patch    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Soitec Solar, which has promised 450 jobs at its new Rancho Bernardo, Calif., plant, has won a $25 million Department of Energy grant, news outlets report. The French-based firm that invested $150 million in a 176,000-square-foot plant "was recently awarded a $25 million SUNPATH grant to support its project on 15 acres near Rancho Bernardo Road and I-15," said areadevelopment.com. More

    Hanwha invests in silent power for solar energy storage system
    Bloomberg    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Hanwha Group, a closely held South Korean industrial conglomerate, plans to offer energy storage systems from Silent Power Inc. with solar panels from its Hanwha SolarOne unit. The bundled offering with solar panels and storage will be available to residential, commercial and industrial customers starting in September, according to a statement. Hanwha also invested $8 million as part of Silent Power's Series B financing round. Storage technology will increase the value of solar systems, which operate intermittently and often aren't generating electricity when energy use on the grid peaks, Hanwha said. More



    Solar power amping up in central Ohio
    WCMH-TV    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    VideoBrief In the past two years, the price of solar panels has dropped dramatically. In Ohio, the industry is creating jobs and helping boost the economy in a big way. And the growth is just beginning. Central Ohioans are jumping on the solar bandwagon. Dave Cohen from Dovetail Solar said, "Ohio's, actually, surprisingly, been one of the most active solar markets in the last five years." Dan Fortin owns Fortin Ironworks in Grandview, Ohio. He received a grant from the federal government to become more energy efficient. More


    Busting Myths:
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    Leasing can cost customers 20% more than financing and prevent you from getting paid quickly. Offer homeowners solar for zero down and low payments. MORE
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    FIBOX, global manufacturer of corrosion resistant, NEMA 4X enclosures. We offer over 1000 off the shelf sizes to protect your electrical or electronic innovations. In house customization to help get your product to market quicker! MORE


    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley attends groundbreaking ceremony for largest solar power array in state
    The Herald Mail    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Under a broiling sun, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley joined a groundbreaking ceremony recently for what will be the largest solar power array in the state — and one of the biggest on the East Coast — when it is completed later this year. The 100-degree temperature was "a reminder from Mother Nature that the sun is our most abundant resource," O'Malley told an audience of about 100 guests sitting inside an air-conditioned tent before the ceremony. More



    South Texas wastewater plant goes solar
    The Associated Press via Houston Chronicle    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    The 1,316 solar panels at a southern wastewater treatment plant in Weslaco, Texas, gleamed in the heat June 27 — their second day on the job. When the panels were officially plugged in, the facility went from being an energy consumer to a self-supporting energy generator. "We did see the meter turn backward here — when you're producing more energy than you're using and your energy company will pay you back," said Eric Kay, technician specialist and master electrician with Meridian Solar, the company that installed the panels. More


    TARIFF-FREE Solar Panels by RITEK SOLAR
    Los Angeles, CA - RITEK SOLAR USA, manufacturer of high performance solar panels produced in Taiwan with Los Angeles warehouse, is announcing its support to Solar Contractors by supplying tariff-free solar panels. RITEK Solar modules are installed on elementary schools, medical buildings, Caltrans, HUD projects, pole mounts & more. See specifications here...
    AEG Power Solutions Solar Inverters
    Engineered for maximum yield and reliability, the Protect PV.500 inverter and the new Protect PV.630 inverter from AEG Power Solutions deliver efficiencies greater than 98%. The 510kW and 630kW inverters support DC input voltages up to 1000 volts and flexible grid management features making them ideal for utility-scale deployment. MORE
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