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Eaton to Sponsor University of Michigan Solar Car Team

Power management company Eaton announced that it will sponsor the University of Michigan’s Solar car team for the next two years, which includes providing products for the vehicle and engineering support for the team. The UM Solar Car program...

Saudi Arabia Issues Rules for Small-Scale Solar Energy Generation

Saudi Arabia has issued a regulatory framework for electricity consumers to operate their own, small-scale solar power generating systems and export unused power to the national grid, the government said..  The rules will come into force...

The Plan to Turn Africa’s Mobile Phone Towers Green

GreenWish Partners, a renewable energy company run by a former Morgan...

Verditek Subsidiary Wins Trial Contract with Media One

Verditek announced its 51% owned subsidiary, Greenflex Energy, an Italian based manufacturing solar photovoltaic (PV) technology company, won an initial trial contract with Media One to supply and install its proprietary solar PV technology to power...

Yellow Door Energy, Elcome Sign Agreement to Begin Installation of a 311 kWp Rooftop Solar PV Plant

Yellow Door Energy (YDE), a Dubai-based firm that invests in and operates distributed solar and energy efficiency assets, announced that it will begin the installation of a 311 kWp solar PV plant at Elcome's headquarters located in Dubai...

Van Nuys Airport Gets First Solar Rooftop Project, Long Beach Airport May Be Next

When Curt Castagna built four new airplane hangars at Van Nuys Airport, he started to think about all the wasted space — on the roof. So he decided to fill up that space by going into the solar energy business, a first for his group and a first...

Solar Energy Plant Coming to Lauderdale County in 2019

Nashville-based Silicon Ranch Corporation is investing $100 million in a solar energy plant in Lauderdale County, with Mississippi Power Co., as its sole customer. The Mississippi Public Service Commission on Thursday OK’d a 52.5-megawatt plant...

Ecolibrium Solar Named to Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Companies 2017

Ecolibrium Solar, maker of industry-preferred simple racking solutions for commercial and residential solar, announced it has been named to the 36th annual Inc. 500|5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in America.  Inc. Magazine...

Current, powered by GE Helps Home Depot Expand Rooftop Solar Energy to 30 East Coast Stores

The Home Depot has selected Current, powered by GE (NYSE:GE) to support a significant expansion of its rooftop solar energy program.  Current partnered with Home Depot on site selection,...

Georgia Power to highlight impact of solar eclipse on solar generation during Facebook Live event August 21

Millions of Georgians are anticipating the first significant solar eclipse to cross the state in more than 30 years and, to illustrate the real-time nature of solar generation, the company invites energy fans to tune in to a special Facebook Live...

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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

To produce the maximum amount of energy, solar cells are designed to absorb as much light from the Sun as possible....

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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