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MISP Strengthening UAE’s Solar Power Capacities with Novel CSP and TES Techs

In recognition of the increasingly important role CSP will play in achieving the UAE’s renewable energy target, the Masdar Institute Solar Platform (MISP) was launched in 2015. As a unique CSP and TES research facility that enables researchers...

Panasonic Solar Expands Premium Installer Program with New Additions in the Central, Eastern and Western Regions

Panasonic Solar Group announced key additions to its Premium Installer program in strategic markets. This year, Panasonic has promoted 42 installers across the country to premium status, enabling more residential homeowners access to...

Texas Cooperatives Agree to Purchase 7 MW of Distribution-Scale Solar Energy

Five electric distribution cooperatives in Texas have signed agreements to purchase 7 megawatts (MW-dc) of distribution-scale solar generation, providing an increased supply of cost-effective and clean energy to their members while increasing local...

Buenavista Renewables, ESCO, and Zodiac Aerospace Enter into Long-Term PPA

Buenavista Renewables México, S. de R.L. de C.V. ("BVR"), a Buenavista Renewables company, and ESCO Comercializadora Energética S. de R.L. de C.V., a qualified supplier from Mexicali, Baja California, announce they have entered into a...

Fox Valley Lands Largest Solar Development in Area History

Three area municipalities and a non-profit organization will save a combined $14.5 million in energy costs over the next 25 years from solar energy projects approved by the State of Illinois. When "energized" it will be the largest...

RREAL a Winner in a National Competition to Expand Solar Access

The Rural Renewable Energy Alliance (RREAL) announced that it won Runner Up for the Best Low- and Moderate-Income (LMI) Projects in the Solar in Your Community Challenge, a $5 million prize competition from the U.S. Department of Energy that aims to...

Hyoshiga Ike: Another Ciel & Terre's Floating PV Plant in Japan, Preserving (Agri)culture

The 2.7 MWp floating solar farm, constructed with Ciel & Terre’s Hydrelio technology, was recently successfully grid-connected. At the origin of this project, among others, the Energy Bank Japan (EBJ), an Osaka Gas Company’s...

Xcel Energy, Labor, and Clean Energy Groups Reach Consensus on Proposal to Accelerate the Transition to a Clean Energy Economy

Clean energy groups, LIUNA Minnesota & North Dakota, and Xcel Energy announced support for a consensus proposal to accelerate the transition to a clean energy economy while creating high-quality local jobs in the solar industry. The proposal...

NSG Group and Ubiquitous Energy to Jointly Develop Transparent Solar Windows

NSG Group (Nippon Sheet Glass, Co. Ltd. ), one of the world’s largest manufacturers of glass and glazing products for the architectural, automotive and technical glass sectors, has announced a joint development agreement between its...

Tribal Leaders Gather in Spokane to Celebrate Children of the Sun Solar Initiative

The Spokane Tribe of Indians is bringing together tribal leaders and project partners to celebrate the Children of the Sun Solar Initiative (COSSI). In 2016, the Cayuse Mountain Fire burned more than 18,000 acres, destroyed 14 tribal homes, cut...

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Helios Solar and Renusol America Announce Completion of Michigan's First Brownfield-to-Solar Energy Project

Helios Solar and Renusol America have announced that a 100 year-old community waste landfill in Eaton Rapids has...

The Solar Cell that Also Shines: Luminescent ‘LED-type’ Design Breaks Efficiency Record, Illuminates 50-Year Mystery

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Solar Installations Rise in Second Half—but Module Revenue Growth Stalls

Despite a recovery in global solar installations in the second half of the year, plunging prices will result in zero...

Pilot Credit Encourages LEED Building Projects to Become Active in the Smart Grid

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the release of the comprehensively updated LEED Demand Response Pilot...

World Premiere: Organic Solar Cells for Building Integrated Photovoltaics

Konarka Technologies is starting as the first company world-wide to manufacture organic solar cells for...

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