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TEP to Power 21,000 Homes with New Solar Array for Historically Low Price

Tucson Electric Power (TEP) will buy solar energy at a historically low price from a new local system large enough to power 21,000 homes. The new 100-megawatt (MW) solar array and an accompanying 30-MW energy storage system are expected to be in...

Hail No! National Lab's Solar Panels Survive Severe Storm

The Denver area was pelted with an unusually severe...

FPL Files Plans to Shutter Third Coal-Fired Power Plant and Continue Modernizing its Generation Fleet, Cutting Emissions and Generating Millions in Customer Savings

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) filed a petition with the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) for approval to shut down the St. Johns River Power Park(SJRPP) at the end of this year. SJRPP is a coal-fired power plant jointly...

New Cypress Evaluation Kit Enables Simplified Design that Leverages Solar Power to Drive a Wide Range of IoT Devices

Cypress Semiconductor Corp. introduced a new kit to evaluate its energy harvesting Power Management IC (PMIC) family. The CYALKIT-E04 Evaluation Kit provide developers with an easy-to-use platform to create battery-free systems using a...

Teams from Riverside and Mira Costa High Schools Take Top Spots at Metropolitan Water District’s 2017 Solar Cup

Metropolitan Water District’s 15th annual Solar Cup™ featured boats built and raced by students from Riverside Poly and Mira Costa high schools claiming the top awards at the competition, the largest student-based solar-powered boat...

CA Solar Forum Announced for Code and Fire Officials, Builders, Solar Installers New Electric and Fire Codes and Standards for Solar Safety

As solar installations continue to grow exponentially, there is an increasing need for other professions to know more about solar technologies, both for safety and quality assurance. A half-day training session  July 12th in San...

Nationwide Energy Partners Adds Solar to Condo Microgrid, Reducing Electricity Costs

Nationwide Energy Partners (NEP) announced that it has partnered with the New Albany Park Condominium Association on a project to help develop a 25kW solar energy system within their condo community. The first customer in the NEP Innovation...

PG&E’s Solar Choice Program Brings Clean Energy to Customers at Lower Cost

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced the cost to participate in its 100 percent solar energy program has dropped by 30 percent for residential customers and by nearly 50 percent for some business customers. This significant cost...

Urban Solar joins Pennsylvania Public Transportation Association

Urban Solar is pleased to announce its new membership with the Pennsylvania Public Transportation Association (PPTA). The PPTA is a professional trade organization that advocates and strengthens the role of public transportation for all of...

PV Nano Cell Announces Japanese Patent Granted Related to Sicrys Silver Inks

PV Nano Cell (OTCQB: PVNNF), an innovative producer of single-crystal, metal nanometric based conductive digital inks, announced that the Japanese Patent Office (JPO) has granted its silver nano particles patent1.  "Japan represents one...

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

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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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