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February 15, 2013
Trina Solar Ranked No. 1 in Australia
Changzhou, China (SPX) Feb 14, 2013
Trina Solar has announced that it has achieved the No. 1 position in Australia's PV market. According to a new report from Solar Business Services ("Australian PV - Technology and Brands 2013"), Trina Solar was the most popular solar panel brand in Australia during 2012, accounting for 100MW of installations. The rise to the top position is attributed to the success of its high-performing Honey Cell Technology based products, which are well suited for Australia's rooftop system requirements. ... read more

Japan market entry made easy with ABC Solar Japan
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Panasonic Teams With Power-One For Solar Inverters
Panasonic Corporation has announced that it has entered into a strategic alliance agreement with Power-One of the US. The agreement aims for the global promotion of energy management businesses, suc ... more

New world record efficiency for thin film silicon solar cells
The Photovoltaics-Laboratory (PV-Lab) of EPFL's Insitute of Microengineering (IMT), founded in 1984 by Prof. Arvind Shah and now headed by Prof. Christophe Ballif, is well known as a pioneer in the ... more

New Material Promises Better Solar Cells
Single atomic layers are combined to create novel materials with completely new properties. Layered oxide heterostructures are a new class of materials, which has attracted a great deal of attention ... more


Astrum Solar Teams with DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions
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


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
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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
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Self-regulating corals protect their skeletons against ocean acidification

Covering the bases with cover crops

Forage crop promising as ecologically friendly ornamental groundcover

Colorful caterpillar chemists

Quantifying the impact of climate on ecosystems worldwide

Accurate timing of migration prolongs life expectancy in pike

Fertilizing and recycling Si in Vietnamese fields


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

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
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Tempur-Pedic Mattress Comparison & Memory Foam Mattress Review

Training Space Professionals Since 1970

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

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
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Robotic Laser Astronomy on the Rise

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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

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

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
Newly discovered plant structure may lead to improved biofuel processing

Herty Advanced Materials Opens First New Pellet Mill

California is the Top State in US for Advanced Biofuel Companies

Foundation Helps Promote New Robotics Teams Worldwide

Insect drives robot to track down smells

Humans and robots work better together following cross-training

Spotting the invisible cracks in wind turbines

Gone with the wind: French scheme targets farting cows

Global wind energy capacity grows 19 per cent in 2012

Virtual vehicle vibrations

Nissan profit tumbles on China, Europe woes

Japan's Suzuki sees April-December net profit rise 19%


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

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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Vanishing Acts: A Call for Disappearing Delivery Vehicles

Two more Japanese detained for spying in China

'Fiercest clashes' as Syria regime advances with Russian support

ULA launches spysat for NRO

Russian Defense Ministry Receives New Early Warning Network Satellites

US Spends $1Bln Annually Protecting Vulnerable Space-Based Assets

Outgoing Army Secretary calls for larger U.S. land force


US challenges India at WTO over solar panel rules


Apple hints at solar-powered iPhone


SunPower and US Bancorp to Finance Residential Solar Lease Projects


SunEdison and CAP Sign Agreement to Build 100MW Solar PV Plant in Chile


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


Suntech Powers Largest Solar PV System in Saudi Arabia


Breakthrough For Hawaiian Solar Power


Envision Solar and Horizon Energy Group Announce the First Major Project

Volume Production Of Improved Solar Powered Air Conditioner Started

Ex-Im Bank Loans Will Help Finance US Solar Exports To Mexico Project

One in, two out: Simulating more efficient solar cells

Volkswagen Chattanooga Powers Up Largest Solar Park in Tennessee

Black silicon can take efficiency of solar cells to new levels

Photon Energy Investments Expands to North America

Juwi Pushes Forward Thai Energy Transition with Large-Scale Solar

Evolution Inspires More Efficient Solar Cell Design

Photovoltaic Industry to Enjoy Robust Installation Growth in 2013

'Evolution' improves solar cell efficiency

Solar System to be installed at Davos Congress Centre

Solarize Harvard Installations Complete

Leading New Jersey Commercial Property Owner Taps Rooftops to Go Solar

Shaner Industries' Steel Foundations Support Large Solar Dish Assemblies

One Million Solar Home Systems By Grameen Shakti

A new world record for solar cell efficiency

Dow Corning and Crystal Solar to collaborate on silicon based materials for solar applications

Don't Keep Your Insurer in the Dark about Your Solar Panels

Swiss Make Major Breakthrough In Highly Efficient Thin Film Solar

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

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