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    Register for PV America East: Discounts ends Oct. 18
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    Feb. 5-7, 2013 | Philadelphia
    Kick start your 2013 business resolutions at PV America East, the annual, eastern U.S.-focused show that brings together photovoltaic manufacturers and service providers with installers, contractors, engineers and policy makers. Showcase your photovoltaic business solutions and connect with 4,000 solar professionals and 170 exhibitors. SEIA members save $150 on already reduced rates. Learn more about SEIA membership.




    Solar businesses alive and well in New Mexico
    The Associated Press via Seattle Post-Intelligencer    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    New Mexico's solar manufacturing industry is alive and well despite a market glut of solar panels that forced one producer to close its doors. The Albuquerque Journal reports that most of New Mexico's solar manufacturing businesses aren't making solar panels and instead are building mounting platforms, solar-tracking systems and other components for solar installations that are in high demand. More

    First Solar finds love in India
    GigaOM    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    It's been nearly two years since First Solar announced its first solar panel deal in India, and India has proven to be one emerging market that the company has found some success in. Now the company said it will sell 50 megawatts of its solar panels to developers Kiran Energy Solar Power and Mahindra Solar One for two projects in the Indian state of Rajasthan. First Solar has won many solar panel sales contracts in India thanks to India's national solar policy that calls for installing 20 gigawatts of grid-connected solar energy generation projects by 2022. More

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    Solar venture funding falls to lowest since 2008: Mercom
    Bloomberg    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Venture capital funding for the solar power sector fell 81 percent to $72 million in the third quarter, the lowest since 2008, according to a report by Mercom Capital Group LLC. This was the first sub-$100 million quarter in five years, the Austin, Texas-based clean energy consulting firm said in a statement. The market is challenging, particularly for upstream companies, said Raj Prabhu, managing partner at Mercom Capital. More

    Arizona continues push to become solar energy capital
    KTAR-FM    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Business leaders, community leaders, students and solar industry representatives will gather at Arizona State University's SkySong for Arizona Solar Summit III. Former Arizona Corporation Commissioner Kris Mayes is with ASU and said most Arizonans believe solar energy represents the economic destiny of the U.S. in many ways. "We have more sun here than any other state in the country and probably any other place on the planet. Arizona trails only California when it comes to solar development, and the top spot is in reach," Mayes said. More


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    13th Forum Solarpraxis
    Recent developments in photovoltaic and solar thermal systems will be opened up for discussion at the 13th Forum Solarpraxis on 22 and 23 November 2012 in Berlin.


    US, Korean associations partner to promote solar
    Solar Novus Today    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    The Korea Photovoltaic Industry Association and the Solar Energy Industries Association have announced their formal partnership in an effort to strengthen the solar energy industries of both countries and boost the competitiveness of solar energy globally. With this strategic partnership, the organizations will work jointly to promote the healthy and sustainable growth of solar energy markets at home and abroad. Specifically, SEIA and KOPIA will work together on communications, events, policy initiatives and market research to promote the adoption of solar energy. More

    SolarCity's IPO bid shows solar sector's upside
    The Energy Collective    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Demonstrating there are two sides to the solar sector coin, SolarCity has filed to go public. It might sound crazy given all the headlines about failing solar companies, but as an installer, Solar City has benefitted from the same low module prices that have made life so difficult for manufacturers. In its filing with the Securities and Exchange Comission, the company — nearly one-third owned by Tesla founder Elon Musk — said it hopes to raise $201 million with the initial public offering. More



    Solar device looks to add outlets to remote spots
    The Associated Press via CBS MoneyWatch    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    South Dakota entrepreneur Brian Gramm was tailgating outside a college football game one sunny day when he wondered why he couldn't use that energy to plug in a radio. The first-world inconvenience led him to develop the Forty2, an all-in-one "utility in a box" that Gramm now thinks could change millions of third-world lives. The device, which looks like a quadruple-sized laptop computer, could generate and store enough solar power in a remote African village to run a dorm refrigerator filled with medicine, a couple of fans and a dozen LED lights, said Gramm, founder and chief executive of Peppermint Energy. More

    Washington Gas Energy Systems, Kenyon Energy to develop solar array in US
    Energy Business Review    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    WGL Holdings subsidiary Washington Gas Energy Systems has secured a contract from the Dorchester County Public school System and Kenyon Energy to build own and operate a 803-kilowatt solar array in Dorchester County, Md. The ground-mounted array will employ 3,276 photovoltaic panels to produce 1,108 megawatt-hours of electricity and power Mace's Lane Middle School in Cambridge, Md., under a 20-year power purchase agreement. The solar array will to be located on a property owned by the Dorchester County Public Schools and is expected to be operational by 2012. More


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    China may soon stop handing out cheap solar panels for everyone
    The Washington Post    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Over the past five years, China has invested heavily in its wind and solar industries so as to dominate the world market. But as Keith Bradsher reports in the New York Times, that strategy is backfiring. The world is buying more solar panels and wind turbines, but China's manufacturing capacity has grown even faster, thanks to state subsidies. There's too much supply. More

    Renewable Energy Trust projects REITs could reduce solar financing by 20 percent
    CleanEnergyAuthority.com    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Renewable Energy Trust Capital is working to bring a common financing method, real estate investment trusts, to the solar financing market. If successful, it could be a powerful tool to help reduce the cost of financing solar, and it would allow more people to invest in solar — even if not for themselves. The group is headed by John Bohn, who has served as commissioner of the California Public Utilities Commission, president and CEO of Moody's Investor Services and chairman and CEO of the U.S. Export Import Bank during Ronald Reagan's administration. 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


    Solar support overwhelming across all parties
    Fierce Energy    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    According to Hart Research Associates, the majority of potential voters in the upcoming presidential election support solar energy and government efforts promoting industry growth — regardless of political affiliation. More than nine out of 10, or 92 percent, want the United States to be involved in the development and use of more solar energy. For the most part, political parties actually agreed with 84 percent of Republicans, 95 percent of independents and 98 percent of Democrats in support of solar. More

    Renewed debate on tortoises vs. solar
    San Francisco Chronicle    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    For a sense of how complicated it is to combat climate change without collateral damage, consider the $56 million spent so far to rescue and relocate desert tortoises from the upheaval caused by the construction of a Mojave Desert solar plant. When completed next year, the $2.2 billion Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System will use 173,500 computer-controlled mirrors to aim 1,000-degree rays at boilers mounted atop three 459-foot towers, turning water into enough steam-generated electricity to power 140,000 homes. More



    Concentrating solar power: World's largest linear fresnel solar thermal power station commences operation
    SolarServer    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Puerto Errado 2, the 30-megawatt solar thermal power station in Murcia, Spain, built by Novatec Solar using its proprietary solar field technology, has been completed and is in operation. Puerto Errado 2 is the world's largest operational solar thermal power station based on linear Fresnel collector technology, Novatec Solar emphasizes. More

    Boulder, Colo., schools go solar
    SustainableBusiness.com    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Solar panels installed on the roofs of 14 schools in Colorado's Boulder Valley school district are now generating 1.4 megawatts of electricity while saving money for education. In one of the biggest solar projects for a school district, half the schools now run on solar — 30 in total. SolarCity installed the 5,000 solar panels on the 14 roofs under its solar leasing model. More


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    Solar, wind power used to grow greenhouse crops in Ohio
    The Columbus Dispatch    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    By growing food in environmentally sensitive ways with electricity and heat from the wind and sun, Barry Adler combines two things he loves into one business: horticulture and renewable energy. "It's a good feeling to know I'm not polluting in the process of using energy," said Adler, owner of RainFresh Harvests, which grows herbs, greens and other vegetables for local restaurants and stores. More

    Solar REITs: A better way to invest in solar
    Forbes    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    The last day for a solar developer to submit an application for the U.S. Department of the Treasury's 1603 grant program was Sept. 30, and only for grandfathered solar projects which broke ground before the end of 2011. Solar panel prices have continued to drop, but solar project development remains a capital-intensive business. The 1603 program allowed solar developers to monetize the solar investment tax credit much more quickly than they could otherwise, and this essentially reduced their cost of capital. More

    New Load Break Switch For PV Combiner Boxes And Inverters

    Woehner USA has announced the availability of Telergon’s S5000 DC Load Break Switches for use in photovoltaic combiner boxes and inverters. They are ETL Listed to the UL98B standard for making and breaking DC current at up to 1000Vdc and are available in four standard sizes of 250, 400, 700 and 1250 amps.


    Solar photovoltaic grid parity could be reached in 2013
    Domestic Fuel    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    Solar power is expected to reach grid parity when solar panels can be produced for under $0.70 per watt, with a total system cost under $2. As solar photovoltaic costs have been trending downward, grid parity could be reached as early as 2013 if the trend continues. This is according to a new free white paper, "Investing in the Power of the Sun: The Capitalist Case for Solar Energy," authored by Michael Gorton, chief executive officer and chairman of Principal Solar, along with Dan Bedel, executive vice president of corporate development of Principal Solar. More

    T-Solar to spend $160 million building photovoltiac plants in US and Puerto Rico
    Recharge    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
    T-Solar says it will spend $160 million building the two arrays — one of them in El Centro, Calif., and the other in the Puerto Rican municipality of San Germán. Both projects are expected on line by the second half of 2013, and will generate an estimated 100 gigawatt-hours of electricity each year. T-Solar is among the world's largest independent solar power producers, with 216 megawatts of operational capacity under management across 45 ground-mounted arrays — more than two-thirds of them in Spain. More
     

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