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February 06, 2013
Suntech Powers Largest Solar PV System in Saudi Arabia
Wuxi, China (SPX) Feb 06, 2013
Suntech Power Holdings has announced the completion of the largest ground mounted PV system in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The 3.5 megawatt (MW) system is owned by Saudi Aramco and installed on the grounds of the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC), the world's largest energy research center, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Klaus Friedl, Vice President Projects and Head Middle East of Phoenix Solar, said, "We are pleased to complete this historic project which will provide clea ... read more

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MAGE SOLAR and Paradise Energy provide PV power plant for concrete manufacturer
MAGE SOLAR and Paradise Energy Solutions have announced the completion of a 1.12 MW system for Martin Limestone. Martin Limestone is a construction materials supplier providing aggregates, hot-mix a ... more

PROINSO supplies 100kW to several net metering PV projects in Brazil
PROINSO has supplied 100kW in modules and inverters in Brazil. They were installed in the first self-consumption PV solar plants under net metering, in Fortaleza and other locations in the northeast ... more

SunPower and US Bancorp to Finance Residential Solar Lease Projects
SunPower has announced a new program with U.S. Bancorp to expand financing options available to homeowners interested in high-efficiency SunPower solar power systems, the most efficient solar techno ... more


REC Supplies 10 MW For Two Solar Power Plant Installations In India
REC has announced that it was the exclusive supplier of high-performance solar panels for two five MW solar power plants in the region of Gujarat, India, known as the 'solar energy hub'. "The ... more


Trina Solar to supply 30MW to Gestamp Solar for two projects in South Africa
Trina Solar Limited (TSL) has announced that it will supply 30MW of photovoltaic modules to Gestamp Solar, one of the world's leading companies in the development and management of photovoltaic park ... more
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Breakthrough For Hawaiian Solar Power
Today, national organizations Earthjustice and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council, Inc. (IREC) commended the Hawaiian Electric (HECO) utilities' path-breaking plans to enable more rooftop solar ... more

Envision Solar and Horizon Energy Group Announce the First Major Project
Following the recent announcement of a strategic Teaming Agreement, Envision Solar International and Horizon Energy Group have announced that they had executed a Memorandum of Understanding, dated N ... more
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Volume Production Of Improved Solar Powered Air Conditioner Started
Green Power Resource Management has announced plans to start volume production of its Solar Powered Air Conditioner and Virtual Power Plant in its new manufacturing facility located in Escondido, Ca ... more

Ex-Im Bank Loans Will Help Finance US Solar Exports To Mexico Project
A U.S. solar-module manufacturer and a Mexican company are both benefiting from the support of the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank). In a recently approved transaction, Ex-Im Ban ... more

SunEdison and CAP Sign Agreement to Build 100MW Solar PV Plant in Chile
SunEdison has signed an agreement with the Chilean mining and steel group CAP to construct what is expected to be the largest solar photovoltaic power plant in Latin America and one of the largest i ... more
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One in, two out: Simulating more efficient solar cells
Using an exotic form of silicon could substantially improve the efficiency of solar cells, according to computer simulations by researchers at the University of California, Davis, and in Hungary. Th ... more

Volkswagen Chattanooga Powers Up Largest Solar Park in Tennessee
Volkswagen has "powered up" the largest single solar installation at an automotive manufacturing facility in the United States and the biggest solar installation in the state of Tennessee. At a dedi ... more
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Black silicon can take efficiency of solar cells to new levels
Scientists at Aalto University have demonstrated results that show a huge improvement in the light absorption and the surface passivation of silicon nanostructures. This has been achieved by a ... more

Photon Energy Investments Expands to North America
Dutch-based Photon Energy Investments is expanding to North America by partnering with Toronto-based investment bank Jacob Securities. Photon Energy Investments believes North America is quickly bec ... more

Juwi Pushes Forward Thai Energy Transition with Large-Scale Solar
The German juwi group pushes forward the Thai energy transition: The company is constructing five free-field photovoltaic plants in two provinces in Northwestern and Eastern Thailand, in Kamphaeng P ... more
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Evolution Inspires More Efficient Solar Cell Design
The sun's energy is virtually limitless, but harnessing its electricity with today's single-crystal silicon solar cells is extremely expensive - 10 times pricier than coal, according to some estimat ... more

Photovoltaic Industry to Enjoy Robust Installation Growth in 2013
Global photovoltaic (PV) installations will rise this year in a continuing pattern of solid growth, but the industry will nonetheless suffer a decline in overall revenue due to lower volume growth a ... more

'Evolution' improves solar cell efficiency
U.S. researchers say they've developed a new design for organic solar cells that could lead to more efficient, less expensive solar power. ... more

Solar System to be installed at Davos Congress Centre
The municipality of Davos - and the World Economic Forum - are taking another big step towards a "Greener Davos", thanks to high-efficiency Q CELLS solar modules sponsored by Hanwha Q CELLS. A photo ... more
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Sempra US Gas and Power Energizes First Phase Of Arizona Solar Project

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Government incentives speed up installation of utility-scale solar power plants

Ford, Eaton, SunPower and Whirlpool Team Up for Electric Energy Initiative

Hanergy Aims To Be Clean-Energy Giant With More Acquisitions Of Solar Farms

Cedarville University Announces Large Solar Power Installation

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Indian states aim to boost solar power

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