Tags: Solar Panels

SunPower Acquires US Rival SolarWorld Americas

The company will inject fresh capital into the SolarWorld Americas facility and implement leading-edge, high-efficiency P-Series solar panel manufacturing technology. SunPower has acquired 100 percent of the Hillsboro, Oregon-based SolarWorld Americas, a leading American manufacturer of solar panels. However, the purchase price was not disclosed by the company. The company will inject fresh capital into the […]

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Sweden to Boost Spending on Solar Energy

Due to the high popularity of shifting to solar power there is a long waiting list of the people who want installation of solar panels with the support of the state. In the spring 2018 budget the Sweden government wants to boost the scheme supporting installation of solar energy by pumping in 16 million Euros […]

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New Research Brings Us Closer to Cheap, Transparent, Organic Solar Cells

The age of fossil fuels is coming to an end, and the age of renewable energy has dawned—or, it will be dawning soon. In 2014 the World Bank estimated that over 80 percent of the world’s energy came from fossil fuels. That figure is set to drop as countries adopt ambitious goals to move towards […]

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Indian Railways to Provide Rooftop Solar Panels at More Stations

It has planned to source 500 MW solar energy by providing rooftop solar panels at its railway stations and other buildings. In a move to go green, Indian Railways (IR) has planned to provide solar panels at many of its railway stations. Railway Ministry in reply to a question in Rajya Sabha said, it has […]

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India’s PV Module Manufacturing Sector Needs Serious Attention

India’s manufacturing sector is set to take a giant leap forward, with the government announcing a slew of measures to boost domestic manufacturing in recent past. As a result, various companies are gearing up to expand their production facilities in India. However, Indian manufacturers continue to face a stiff competition with Chinese and other global […]

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LG Technology Powers Utility-Scale Solar+Storage Projects in North Carolina

LG Electronics’ involvement in these projects underscores the company’s commitment to providing innovative, market-leading solutions to its partners and customers. LG Electronics joined Cypress Creek Renewables, to celebrate the official opening of solar-plus-storage installation in the continental United States – an 8.5 megawatt portfolio of utility-scale solar projects, with storage capacity of 12 megawatt hours, […]

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AECC Signs PPA to Buy 100 MW of Solar Power from RES

The 100MW project, consisting of over 362,000 solar panels, will create as many as 175 jobs during the peak of construction, with up to three permanent jobs once construction is completed. In a significant development, Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC) has signed a power purchase agreement with Renewable Energy Systems Americas (RES) to supply 100 […]

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Microsoft Makes Largest Solar Deal in US, Buys 315 MW from 750,000 Solar Panels

The power will come from 750,000 solar panels spread across 2,000 acres at projects called Pleinmont I and II. The company says its total renewable energy portfolio will reach 1.2 gigawatts globally, which a Microsoft representative described as “enough power to light up 100 million LED bulbs. Microsoft just announced what it calls “the single […]

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Chint Solar Inaugurates New 15.5 MW Solar Park in Netherlands

The solar park, which will, during its operational lifetime, offset more than 240 kilotons of CO2, will produce enough energy every year to power 5,900 homes. Chint Solar officially inaugurates a new 15.5 MW solar park in the municipality of Veendam, Province of Groningen, Netherlands. The project, which was the largest solar PV project connected […]

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