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    Chain stores said to lead firms in use of sun power
    The New York Times    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Led by the likes of Walmart, Costco and Kohl's, commercial installations of solar power have increased sharply in recent months. More than 3,600 nonresidential systems were activated in the first half of 2012, bringing the number of individual solar electric systems to 24,000, the report said. Whether driven by brand identity or cost concerns, almost half of the top 20 commercial solar customers are major retailers like Bed Bath & Beyond and Staples. More



    Sun peeks through in solar
    Wall Street Journal (subscription required)    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    The U.S. is on pace to install as much solar power this year as it did in this century's entire first decade: at least 2,500 megawatts, the equivalent of more than two nuclear-power plants. The U.S. added about 742 megawatts of solar capacity in the second quarter, or enough to power about 150,000 homes, the Solar Energy Industries Association said in a report. More

    Solar installations surge on strong utility market
    Reuters via Chicago Tribune    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    U.S. solar installations jumped 116 percent in the second quarter from a year ago thanks to the completion of more than 20 big projects for utilities, according to a recent industry report. The quarter was the largest ever for utility installations, which represented 447 megawatts of the 742 megawatt total. More



    China speeding US solar-dumping case as election nears
    Bloomberg    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    China is accelerating a dispute with the U.S. over solar-energy taxes, moving forward its next salvo to hit as President Barack Obama faces re-election. China's Ministry of Commerce will make preliminary findings as early as November, eight months before the deadline, on a complaint that U.S. manufacturers are dumping polysilicon, according to officials at Daqo New Energy Corp. and Jiangsu Zhongneng Polysilicon Technology Development Co. More

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    Solar cell maker Silevo plans to ramp up, with new funds
    GigaOM    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Many investors aren't feeling much love for solar manufacturing, a field where many startups have disappeared like the sun behind the San Francisco fog. But some of them apparently are willing to take a gamble on Silevo, a solar cell manufacturing startup which is looking to raise an equity round of $40 million to $50 million by October or November, the company's vice president of business development and marketing, Chris Beitel, said. More

    Danny Kennedy and Sungevity: Solar power is here
    The Huffington Post    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    In California, one of the states hit hardest by the Great Recession, Danny Kennedy is working to spur growth and innovation by casting light on an often misunderstood industry: solar energy. Kennedy's mission is to recast the way consumers think about solar energy by providing an energy solution that is easy to implement and easy to understand. "For a long time, solar power was not understood," he said. 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


    Zoo adds solar panels for charging stations, grid support
    Coronado Patch    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    The San Diego Zoo will get solar panels to provide juice to five electric vehicle charging stations and shade for vehicles, zoo officials and members of Smart City San Diego said. The panels, expected to provide about 90 kilowatts, will be mounted on 10 canopies in the southeastern section of the parking lot, and any excess electricity will be sold into the region's power grid. The canopies will provide shaded parking for about 50 vehicles. 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


    First Solar wins 25-megawatt supply contract from Green Infra
    Bloomberg    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    First Solar Corp., the largest maker of thin-film photovoltaic panels, won a contract to supply 25 megawatts for a project that Green Infra Ltd. is developing in India. Timing for the supplying of the modules and terms weren't disclosed by First Solar in a website statement. Green Infra hired Germany's Juwi Holding AG to design and build the solar power plant. More

    Suntech, Solarstrom in solar deal
    Zacks Equity Research    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    One of the world's largest producers of solar panels, Suntech Power Holdings Co. Ltd. has entered into a contract with Solarstrom AG. As per the terms of the contract, the former will deliver approximately 26 megawatts of monocrystalline and polycrystalline solar panels to the latter. 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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    Card Acceptance Program
    Our goal at CBS is to provide our merchants with a wide range of card-based payment options to offer their customers. Whether your business is a cyber store, mail order, transportation, distribution or one of hundreds of other business types, CBS can give your business a boost. We have a comprehensive array of products, services and an expansive knowledge base to help you streamline your operations. More info
    WESCO:
    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


    Eaton, Tangent Energy partner for solar projects in US
    Energy Business Review    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Eaton and Tangent Energy Solutions will jointly install solar projects at Eaton's facilities in Pennsylvania. A 1.3-megawatt ground mount solar array will be installed at Eaton's Beaver, Pa., facility, and a 200-kilowatt rooftop array will be installed at Eaton's facility in Coraopolis, Pa., which will together generate 1.76 million kilowatt-hours of clean electricity. Tangent will provide on-site solar generation assets for the project and monitor and maintain the facilities over their life cycle. More



    Solar energy project planned near Camp Pendleton, Calif.
    Camp Pendleton Patch    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    By the end of 2012, eight acres of dirt field adjacent to Camp Pendleton, Calif., will be dotted by solar panels in Oceanside, Calif. About 30 officials, builders and residents gathered under a tent on the site recently as ground was broken for the project, which is designed to furnish a quarter of the energy needs for the city's nearby San Luis Rey Water Reclamation Plant. More

    Solar power in the film and TV spotlight
    GetSolar.com    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Two recent developments in the solar energy industry are adding a splash of tinseltown glory to the renewable energy source. The projects are designed to raise public awareness regarding the eco-friendly electricity supply. A new project by a Los Angeles-based nonprofit group is seeking to tap the city's film industry talent to help promote Los Angeles solar installers and others working on photovoltaic energy in the area. More

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    Los Angeles seeing the light? Big jump in rooftop solar
    Earth Techling    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Los Angeles is picking up the pace on distributed solar power installation, with a record 22 megawatts of capacity going atop homes and businesses in the recently concluded 2011-2012 fiscal year, according to the city's municipal utility. True, 22 megawatts of capacity in a gigantic city that, on a hot summer day, can demand more than 6,100 megawatts of power is pretty puny. But the rate of change — annual installations totaled five megawatts two years ago and nine megawatts a year ago — is pretty impressive. More



    New solar-powered splash pad to open in Houston's Fifth Ward
    Houston Chronicle    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Summer may be over and public pools are now closed, but a new solar-powered splash pad opening in fall in Houston's Fifth Ward will be a new way for neighborhood families to cool off. Reliant announced that it will donate the solar-powered splash pad to the community. More

    SoloPower received 50th patent allowance
    Solar Novus Today    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    SoloPower, the California-based manufacturer of high efficiency, lightweight and flexible thin-film solar cells and modules, has received its 50th patent allowance, adding to its intellectual property portfolio that includes manufacturing technology and processes. SoloPower says it is the first company to receive certification of flexible copper indium gallium selenide panels by both the Underwriter Laboratory and the International Electrotechnical Commission standards. More


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    Legrand PV panel supports - Designed for any size solar array.

    For Utility Arrays over 50kW, Legrand offers steel pre-fabricated PV panel supports that reduce on-site racking labor up to 75%.
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    Enphase Energy offers cash rewards for installers
    PV-Tech    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    A new initiative is being launched by micro-inverter pioneer Enphase Energy to boost the use of its technology in commercial photovoltaic projects. The new program includes cash rewards for installers undertaking commercial-scale photovoltaic projects. Enphase said that it had expanded its Commercial Solution program to add a limitless features list including cash rewards. These are to enable faster installations, reduced system design costs and lower levelized costs of energy. More



    Clean Power Finance to unveil National Solar Permitting Database
    CleanTechnica    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    One of the biggest hindrances to the installation of solar technology is obtaining the correct permit to do so. The rules and regulations change from city to city, state to state and are costly at that. At Solar Power International 2012, Clean Power Finance plans to unveil the initial prototype of the National Solar Permitting Database that it has been working on. More

    GM getting its 2nd sun-tracking solar tree from Envision Solar
    Torque News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Imagine driving your electric car to work and parking beneath a large shade structure that you can actually plug your car into — and it tracks the sun, delivering up to 30 percent more power from the sun's daily trek. General Motors is getting their second Tracking Solar Tree at its Milford Proving Ground in Milford, Mich. More


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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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    Korea Midland joins Thai project to build solar power plant
    Bloomberg    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Korea Midland Power Corp. joined a Thai renewable energy project to build an eight-megawatt solar power plant in the southeast Asian country, according to the unit of Korea's monopoly power distributor. Korea Midland signed a contract with Toyo-Thai Corp., a Thai construction company, and Siam Steel Grating Group, a Thai utility equipment maker, to build the solar farm in Ang Thong, Thailand. More

    Arizona PV power plant now world's biggest
    Earth Techling    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    It's not to the finish line yet, but in less than two months, workers have added another 50 megawatts to the Agua Caliente solar power plant, making the vast array in the Arizona desert the world's largest operating photovoltaic power plant. This announcement came just as the Solar Energy Industries Association was putting out word that utility-scale photovoltaic developments had boomed in the second quarter. More



    Firms unite to showcase Wisconsin solar sector
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    A coalition of Wisconsin firms involved in the solar power and solar hot water industry are joining together to market the state at the solar sector's major annual conference. "We want to raise awareness of what Wisconsin has to offer the solar industry," said Amy Heart of Milwaukee Shines, the city's solar program. "In Milwaukee, we are known for making things, and making things well. We are taking that tradition and reputation to the solar supply chain." More

    SolarWorld to set up 25-megawatt solar plant in Mojave Desert
    AZoCleantech    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    SolarWorld is a pioneer in the production of solar power and has been in the market for about 35 years. The company uses silicon power technology to harness solar energy. It proposes to establish a Solar Power Plant in the Mojave Desert area of California. The Desert Star Solar Project is intended to be built in an area of about 164 acres between the California cities of Twentynine Palms and Joshua Tree. More


    Woehner's New PV Power Distribution Products At SPI 2012
    In Booth 3387 at SPI 2012, Woehner USA will showcase products for distributing power in photovoltaic installations, including fuse holders for PV panel strings to busbar systems and fuse holders for high current inverter assemblies. Telergon switches for load break PV applications will also be featured.
    Call: Kevin Saunders (603)433-2121.
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    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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