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February 13, 2013
Astrum Solar Teams with DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions
Annapolis Junction MD (SPX) Feb 13, 2013
Astrum Solar has announced it has reached an agreement with DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions (DuPont) to collaborate on standards for solar installation offerings and ensure the continued use of premium quality system components. The agreement is designed to speed home solar installations through the adoption of product specifications that improve efficiency and lifetime, lower costs and increase returns on investments. One of the fastest-growing companies in the nation, Astrum Solar, enables homeown ... read more

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Daimler India Sets Up Solar Power Plant To Meet Purchase Obligation
Daimler India Commercial Vehicles has announced that it has set up a 300 kW solar power plant at a cost of Rs 4 crore to meet the 'solar purchase obligation (SPO)' mandated by the Tamil Nadu governm ... more

Locus Energy Launches Two New Major Platform Components
Locus Energy has released two new major components to its solar PV monitoring platform. The SolarNOC - an enterprise-grade web application for managing fleets of residential, commercial and utility ... more

Sunora Energy Solutions Completes Educational Solar System
Sunora Energy Solutions just completed a solar photovoltaic installation at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Charter School for Science and Technology in New Orleans. The installation, donated by NRG ... more


Nautilus Solar Completes 1,360 kW Project for the Lindenwold Board of Education
Nautilus Solar Energy ("Nautilus Solar") has announced completion of a 1,360 kW solar photovoltaic system located in Lindenwold, NJ. The project is on the rooftop and parking lots of the Lindenwold ... more


ET Solar AC Modules Installed in Residential Systems in the US
ET Solar Group has announced the completion and grid connection of multiple residential PV projects using ET Solar's new AC Modules with integrated microinverters in California and Colorado. A ... more
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Promoting Reliability Standards for Solar Modules
Astrum Solar has announced it has reached an agreement with DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions (DuPont) to collaborate on standards for solar installation offerings and ensure the continued use of premiu ... more

Three groSolar Projects Receive Awards
This week three projects that groSolar constructed in Pennsylvania and New Jersey received awards, being recognized by industry leading associations for outstanding project results. The three projec ... more
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Kazakhstan launches renewables push
Kazakhstan, which is chronically short of electricity generation capacity to meet its growing demand, is opting for a big push into renewables, the government says. ... more

The Safety Zone now Features Solar Powered Warehouse
Independence Solar, together with its installation partner, Pat Munger Construction Company, have announced the completion of a rooftop solar energy system at the Connecticut distribution center for ... more

Verengo Solar Featured on Torrance CitiCABLE's "Common Cents"
Verengo Solar is currently featured on Torrance CitiCABLE's business program Common Cents. Hosted by Renee Eng, the show throws a spotlight on local businesses that contribute to the economy and com ... more
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Trina Solar supplies 20MW to launch abakus solar partnership
Trina Solar has announced that it is to become the new module supplier to solar PV systems provider abakus solar. The partnership will begin with four projects constituting a combined volume of 20 m ... more

Draker Clarity DC Selected for 2MW Utility-scale Solar PV Plant
Draker is pleased to announce that it has been selected to install its fully integrated Draker AC and Clarity DC panel-to-grid (P2G) monitoring solution at a 2 MW-AC site, the largest installation t ... more
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India's solar program a trade issue
The United States has launched a complaint with the World Trade Organization over India's National Solar Mission. ... 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

China's solar glass a trade issue
In yet another wrinkle in the solar trade war with China, a consortium of European manufacturers filed an anti-dumping complaint with the European Commission against solar glass from China. ... more
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Mainstream Renewable Power Starts Building Wind Farm in Chile

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US challenges India at WTO over solar panel rules
The United States took the first step towards a full-blown trade dispute with India Wednesday on the solar power sector, the World Trade Organisation said. ... more

Apple hints at solar-powered iPhone
Apple has filed for a patent for a combined touch screen/solar panel that could be used to allow solar charging of its iPhones and iPods, U.S. documents show. ... 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

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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
India test fires ship-based nuclear-capable missile

Iran nuclear deal to enter into force early January: deputy FM

Hague court begins hearing into South China Sea row

N. Korea slams South's live-fire drill

NATO head urges 'calm, de-escalation' after Russian plane downed

A Tornado With Rockets: New Russian Launch Vehicles Get Guided Missiles

Russia Develops New Tactical Missiles for Iskander-M System


Trina Solar to supply 30MW to Gestamp Solar for two projects in South Africa


MAGE SOLAR and Paradise Energy provide PV power plant for concrete manufacturer


PROINSO supplies 100kW to several net metering PV projects in Brazil


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Breakthrough For Hawaiian Solar Power


Envision Solar and Horizon Energy Group Announce the First Major Project


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Photon Energy Investments Expands to North America

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Photovoltaic Industry to Enjoy Robust Installation Growth in 2013

'Evolution' improves solar cell efficiency

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Solarize Harvard Installations Complete

Leading New Jersey Commercial Property Owner Taps Rooftops to Go Solar

Shaner Industries' Steel Foundations Support Large Solar Dish Assemblies

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Trina Solar supplies 61MW of solar PV modules for Green Tower project

Standard Energy Solutions Expands to Provide Comprehensive Home Solar, Energy Efficiency and Energy Management Services

Emerson to apply Ovation technology at first US commercial scale solar power facility

Tri City Christian first Vista school to implement solar energy

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