solar panel

SolarWorld launches 1,500-Volt Solar Panel

One of the largest crystalline-silicon solar manufacturers in the Americas, SolarWorld has announced the launch of 1,500-volt solar panel. The company will exhibit the new 72-cell XL product at SolarWorld’s Booth 7411 at Intersolar North America from July 12 to 14 in San Francisco. Compared to standard 1,000-volt solar panels, the 1,500-volt technology enables installers to increase lengths of […]

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SunPower’s four-megawatt solar power system is under construction at CSUF

SunPower has announced that construction is underway on a four-megawatt SunPower solar power system at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF)’s three parking areas. The university will purchase the solar power from solar power system under a PPA that offers competitive rates. According to CSUF this will enable the university to offset over one-third of their peak electrical […]

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SunPower sets a new solar power panel efficiency record of 24.1 percent

SunPower has set a new solar power panel efficiency record of 24.1 percent, surpassing the previous world record for the highest efficiency of a solar panel using silicon cells. Early this year SunPower achieved 22.8 percent efficiency for its X-Series solar panel. “With greater efficiency, we can fit more watts on the roof with the outstanding […]

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Panasonic introduces new solar panel installer program

Panasonic Eco Solutions North America has introduced new solar panel installer program for participating installers. The new program will allow installers to take advantage of valuable marketing, training and partner support initiatives to help develop their business. This program is comprised of two separate categories, “Authorized Installer” and “Premium Installer”, each of which come with […]

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Varanasi Municipal Corporation to install solar panel in its offices

The Varanasi Municipal Corporation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Renewable Energy Corporation of India (RECI) to install solar panels in its offices across the five zones and 14 sub-zones. Varanasi Municipal Corporation is the first municipal corporation in the state that has entered into a bilateral agreement with RECI on solar energy. […]

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The solar panels work best when they receive sunlight for longer period of time they are mounted at an optimal tilt and should face southwards. Today rooftops provide you the opportunity to turn unused space into an energy-producing, cost-cutting asset. There are several ways to mount solar panels to maximize solar exposure and energy production. […]

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Delhi College to lighten its surrounding with solar power

Delhi University’s Dyal Singh College has always aspired to make campus Green and Clean. In its latest initiative the collage has installed l00kWp Solar Power Panel on its rooftop which will partly meet the requirement of the college and surplus on certain days will be sold out to BSES, so that it can be diverted […]

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Ecotricity announces that it has acquired SunEdison UK solar business

Ecotricity has announced that it has acquired home rooftop solar business of SunEdison. Before exiting UK, SunEdison had built a portfolio of nearly a thousand rooftop solar installations, a product known as the Energy Saver Plan. Dale Vince, Ecotricity founder, in a statement said: “This is an exciting and important step for Ecotricity. As a […]

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Neurosurgeon in Brownsville wins solar panel patent

Brownsville neurosurgeon Dr. Madhavan Pisharodi has won patent for improved solar panel, which is capable to trap much of the wasted sunlight that reflects off conventional solar panels. Patent office describes Pisharodi’s solar panel patent as “photovoltaic systems with intermittent and continuous and intermittent recycling of light.” The patented panel reprocesses sunlight within the panel […]

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