green energy

JA Solar starts mass production of PV panels at its newest manufacturing facility in Xingtai, China

JA Solar Holdings has announced that it has started mass production of high performance PV panels at its newest module manufacturing facility in Xingtai, Hebei province, China. The new manufacturing facility of JA Solar is located in the Economic Development District of Xingtai city, has an annual capacity of 1.5 GW with fully automated assembly […]

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Enphase Energy’s Enphase AC Battery is now available in Australia and New Zealand

Enphase Energy has announced that Enphase AC Battery is now available from authorized distributors and accepting orders from installers in Australia and New Zealand. The first global shipment is expected to arrive in Australia in August this year. Company’s partner network of over 1,000 installers located in the region will be the first in the […]

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Martifer Solar signs DA with Canadian Solar for a 63MW PV plant project in Mexico

Martifer Solar and its JV MIRE partners have signed a Development Agreement with Canadian Solar for a 63MW solar power project in Aguascalientes, Mexico. The joint venture formed by Martifer Solar Sistemas Solares, S.A., Energía ECG, S.A.P.I de C.V. and Ithaca Environmental Ventures Limited to develop projects in Mexico. MIRE began the development of this […]

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Airports in India to install solar power plants

Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju at a program on Sunday asked all the airports across India to install solar energy units. As part of the program, 12 MW solar power units have been already installed at Kochi airport run by the Cochin International Airport Limited. Currently entire airport is operated on solar power. Addressing […]

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S&C Electric Company completes one of the largest energy storage systems in Ohio

S&C Electric Company has completed one of the largest energy storage systems in Ohio. The 7-MW system located in Minster, Ohio, was built in partnership with Half Moon Ventures (HMV) and the local municipal utility, the Village of Minster. The project at the Minster Solar + Storage Facility was officially inaugurated on May 6 t to the residents of Minster. […]

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This new material keeps solar cells cool while still catching lights

Solar cells capture sunlight and turn it into electricity, but most of the surplus energy turns into heat, which actually harms the solar cell and interestingly solar cells are only about 20 percent efficient. Researchers at Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA have come out with a technology to keep the solar cells cool. The […]

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Tekno Ray Solar commissions 18.5-MW PV power facility in Konya, Turkey

Tekno Ray Solar has inaugurated first stage of Turkey’s largest PV power plant with a total power capacity of 22.5 MW. The company has commissioned first 18.5-MW phase of the 22.5-MW photovoltaic (PV) power facility in Konya province, which will meet the electricity demand of more than 20,000 households. The plant located on a 430,000-square-meter […]

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Vishay Intertechnology introduces new 650 V EF Series devices

Vishay Intertechnology has expanded its portfolio of fast body diode n-channel power MOSFETs with the launch of new 650 V EF Series devices. The 650 V EF Series devices include the Vishay Siliconix SiHx21N65EF, SiHx28N65EF and SiHG33N65EF which according to the company will provide additional voltage headroom for industrial, telecom and renewable energy applications when […]

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