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Panasonic Solar Grows Solar Installer Program, Promoting Three New Authorized Installers to Premium Level

Panasonic’s Solar Installer program is comprised of “Authorized” and “Premium” installers. Premium installers are those companies that have completed a minimum requirement of HIT module installations and have met an annual wattage target. Panasonic Corporation of North America has announced the expansion of its Solar Installer program, with three authorized installers of HIT solar modules being promoted […]

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SunPower Collaborates with True Green Capital Management to Finance $140 Million of U.S. Commercial Solar Projects

As part of the three-year agreement, SunPower will deliver turn-key distributed solar electric power projects for commercial and public sector customers that will be acquired by TGC. SunPower has collaborated with True Green Capital Management LLC (TGC) to establish a $140 million fund expected to finance approximately 50 megawatts of SunPower solar energy systems. Projects […]

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Dominion Energy Virginia to Power Facebook’s New Data Center with Solar Power

The new data center in Henrico County will be comprised of two separate buildings and administrative space totaling nearly one million square feet. Dominion Energy Virginia plans to construct multiple solar facilities in the Commonwealth (sites still to be determined) to both meet Facebook’s needs Dominion Energy Virginia has announced that it will add new […]

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Center for High-Efficiency Solar Cells – Cornerstone Laid For a New Laboratory Building at Fraunhofer ISE

Fraunhofer ISE’s new “Center for High-Efficiency Solar Cells” in Freiburg builds upon this solid foundation. It will include infrastructure to replace the outdated clean room for solar cell development and is also perfectly equipped for the next generation of solar cells. When the Fraunhofer ISE Photovoltaic Technology Evaluation Center PV-TEC was inaugurated in Spring 2006, […]

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New Nanomaterial Can Create Hydrogen Fuel from Seawater

Researchers from University of Central Florida in the US developed a new catalyst that is able to not only harvest a much broader spectrum of light than other materials, but also stand up to the harsh conditions found in seawater. In a breakthrough, scientists have developed a new nanomaterial that uses solar energy to generate […]

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EBRD Earmarks 200 Million Euros for Renewables in Kazakhstan

The EBRD Board of Directors has approved a financing framework of up to €200 million. This will be used to finance primarily private renewable energy projects with a total generating capacity of 300 MW within the next five years. As Kazakhstan prepares to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its independence, the European Bank for Reconstruction […]

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Discover Battery Appoints David Norman as New Director – Product & Business Development (AES)

David comes to Discover with a wealth of experience within the solar industry, having spent the last 17 years at Schneider Electric and Xantrex Technology in global roles leading Product Management and Commercial organizations   Discover Battery has announced that David Norman has joined the team to further develop the company’s growing solar storage business, […]

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BASF and SoloPower Launches New Roofing Solution

Multi-layered roofing system can be up to 60% lighter than conventional roofs due to its unique light weight construction materials throughout its design. This solution includes roof panels, waterproofing membrane and solar panels. BASF and SoloPower Systems, a photovoltaic technology company has launched the seamless and multi-layered roofing system that is an interface between a […]

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Scatec Solar Has Teamed With Statoil for 162mw Solar Power Plant in Brazil

Statoil will also acquire a 50 percent share in the project execution company, enabling Statoil to participate in building and operating solar projects in the future. Scatec Solar ASA (SSO) and Statoil ASA (STL) have agreed to establish a 50/50 Joint Venture to build, own and operate large scale solar plants in Brazil. The Joint […]

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