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February 21, 2013
Panasonic Enters Multi Year Development Agreement With Coronal Management
Secaucus NJ (SPX) Feb 18, 2013
Panasonic Eco Solutions North America announces that it has signed an exclusive multi-year solar photovoltaic (PV) solutions development agreement with Coronal Management LLC. The agreement highlights Panasonic efforts to bring the only comprehensive, end-to-end solution for solar PV projects from 250 kilowatts up to 20 megawatts to the commercial, industrial, municipal, and small utility sectors. Together, the two companies aim to develop, build and operate a portfolio of solar PV systems in the ... read more

Japan market entry made easy with ABC Solar Japan
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Benenson Capital Partners Completes State-of-the-Art Solar Installation
Benenson Capital Partners has completed the installation of state-of-the-art rooftop solar energy equipment and paneling at its six-story, 260,000-square-foot, technologically-advanced 1600 Summer S ... more

Azure Power commissions the largest solar PV project
Azure Power has commissioned its 35MW plant in village Kathauti, Nagaur, Rajasthan with effect from 12th February 2013, weeks before the deadline. The plant is an expansion of Azure Power's existing ... more

A cooler way to protect silicon surfaces
Silicon, the material of high-tech devices from computer chips to solar cells, requires a surface coating before use in these applications. The coating "passivates" the material, tying up loose atom ... more


Independence Solar Completes 300 kW Rooftop Solar Array
Independence Solar and its installation partner, Pat Munger Construction Company, has announced the completion of a 300 kW rooftop solar array for The Safety Zone, a Guildford, CT manufacturer and d ... more


SOLON Completes 459 kW Solar Project for Gila Bend Water Treatment Facility
SOLON Corporation has announced it has completed construction of a 459 kilowatt (kW) PV system at the Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Facility for the Town of Gila Bend, Arizona. The system is ... more
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Trina Solar Ranked No. 1 in Australia
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"), Tri ... more

Sign of the times: Saudis go solar
Saudi Arabia, the world's leading oil producer, has completed its biggest solar power plant as the Persian Gulf petro-powers increasingly turn to solar energy and other renewables. ... more
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Pope warns poverty fuels conflict on landmark Africa trip

France to deploy 11,000 police for climate summit


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
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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

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
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Comet fragments best explanation of mysterious dimming star


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

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
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Avoiding virus dangers in 'domesticating' wild plants for biofuel use

U.S. grasslands losing to biofuel crops

Brain prostheses create a sense of touch

The quest for a better bionic hand

Robots with lift

Spotting the invisible cracks in wind turbines

Global wind energy capacity grows 19 per cent in 2012

New framework for wind energy assessments

Bridgestone reports soaring annual profit

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NYC looks at electric vehicle charging


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

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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Poland wants NATO-Russia deal scrapped: minister

Under junta rule, Thailand pivots towards China

Reality check for Putin after Turkey shoots down plane

Chinese, Lao leaders mark successful launch of communication satellite

US Engine Dilemma: No Space Without Moscow

Japan rocket launches its first commercial satellite

China's scientific satellites to enter uncharted territory


Kazakhstan launches renewables push


Verengo Solar Featured on Torrance CitiCABLE's "Common Cents"


Trina Solar supplies 20MW to launch abakus solar partnership


Draker Clarity DC Selected for 2MW Utility-scale Solar PV Plant


India's solar program a trade issue


REC Supplies 10 MW For Two Solar Power Plant Installations In India


China's solar glass a trade issue


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

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