Category: Press Releases

Saint Gobain Solar Introduces Lightswitch Portfolio Of Solutions For Photovoltaic Modules

Saint-Gobain Solar, a leading manufacturer of sustainable materials and engineered renewable energy solutions, introduces its new LightSwitchTM portfolio of solutions, including LightSwitch Frontsheet, LightSwitch Encapsulant, and LightSwitch Frontsheet Complete, as well as a design program for photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturers. A high-performance and durable alternative to conventional materials, LightSwitch film products provide PV module manufacturers… Read more »

Solar Panels From 3s Photovoltaics Top Of The List Of Swiss Solar Prize Winners

Eight prize winners of the 20th Swiss Solar Prize rely on the aesthetic and functional quality of the integrated photovoltaic panels from Lyss From the new Monte Rosa cabin to energy retrofitting for old buildings and energy-plus houses, to the largest photovoltaic installation integrated into any building in Switzerland – on the roof of a… Read more »

DNV acquires behnke erdman whitaker engineering inc

The acquisition of Behnke, Erdman & Whitaker Engineering, Inc. (BEW Engineering, Inc.) in San Ramon, California, supports the DNV strategy of growth in Clean and Renewable energies. “With the addition of BEW, DNV has further strengthened our service lines to the renewable energy market. In particular, we now offer a more complete service portfolio for… Read more »

Solar Energy to Focus on Nuclear Energy

Solar Energy Limited (the “Company”) is pleased to update its shareholders regarding the fulfillment of its corporate mission statement. The Company intends to focus its activities in the green energy market by establishing itself at the supply-end of the nuclear power chain: specifically, uranium exploration. Nuclear Power, a green energy source with a very low… Read more »

Offshore Wind Monitoring Program Advancing

Preparing for deployment of monitoring equipment while saving New Jersey $1 million Garden State Offshore Energy (GSOE) today announced it was moving forward with plans to install state-of-the-art mobile wind resource assessment equipment – SeaZephIR – a patented, floating platform with an integrated ZephIR LIDAR system powered by solar and wind energy. The New Jersey… Read more »

One-day symposium at Wisconsin Wind Works

The Wisconsin Wind Works, a one-day symposium on October 13, will feature panel speakers from the first tier wind production and aftermarket operations and maintenance sectors. Panel hosts and moderators include representatives from AWEA, Office of Energy Independence, Milwaukee 7, and Great Lakes Wind Network.Symposium attendees will:Learn about Wisconsin’s 1st tier market from Wausaukee Composites… Read more »

Wind Energy Can Power Much of the East Coast

The strong winds off the Atlantic Ocean could become a cost-effective way to power much of the East Coast-especially North and South Carolina, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Virginia, a new study says. The report by the conservation advocacy group Oceana argues that offshore wind could generate 30% more electricity on the East Coast than… Read more »

MECASOLAR opens a tracker manufacturing centre in Ontario (Canada)

• The Spanish multinational has opened a new manufacturing facility located in Wallaceburg (Ontario), from which it will distribute 1 and 2-axes trackers both to Canadian customers and those in north-eastern USA (Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Indiana and Illinois, among others). • The new plant in Wallaceburg, which is over 20,000 square feet with 2 acres… Read more »

United Solar to Supply New Jersey Resources Clean Energy Ventures With a 870 kW BIPV System

United Solar, a leading global manufacturer of building-integrated and rooftop photovoltaics under its UNI-SOLAR(R) brand — and a wholly owned subsidiary of Energy Conversion Devices announced today it has signed an agreement to supply a 870 kW building-integrated photovoltaic system to New Jersey Resources Clean Energy Ventures (NJRCEV). Developed with United Solar’s technical expertise, the… Read more »

Cal Poly Pomona’s Lyle Center Becomes Carbon Neutral with Amonix Solar Energy Systems

Installation Marks Major Milestone in 12-Year Partnership Cal Poly Pomona University is celebrating becoming carbon neutral at its 16-acre John T. Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies with an event called “Plug into the Sun: Green Light to Carbon Neutral.” The milestone was made possible by the installation of concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) solar energy systems from… Read more »

Cool Earth Solar Named a 2010 Platts Global Energy Award Finalist

Company’s CPV Technology Shortlisted for Sustainable Technology Innovation of the Year Award Cool Earth Solar, an innovative solar company providing clean energy, has been named a finalist in the 2010 Platts Global Energy Awards, an annual competition honoring top achievers in the utility industry. Established in 1999 and widely recognized as the “Oscars” of the… Read more »

NextEra Energy Resources’ Subsidiary Raises $71 Million in Capital for Wind Projects Through Differential Partnership Structure

NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, announced today that its subsidiary Heartland Wind Funding, LLC has issued Class B membership interests to JPM Capital Corporation in exchange for approximately $71 million up front and a commitment to fund expected capital contributions of approximately $195 million in the future. Heartland Wind consists of 309 megawatts of wind energy… Read more »

SOLON to develop and build 18MW solar power plant for Arizona Public Service

Tucson-based SOLON Corporation, a subsidiary of SOLON SE and one of the largest crystalline silicon solar module manufacturers and provider of turnkey solar power plants in the U.S., announced a contract with Arizona Public Service (APS) to develop, design and construct an 18-megawatt (MW) solar power plant featuring SOLON’s turnkey system design, high-efficiency modules and… Read more »

APS Continues to Bring More Solar to Arizona

New 18-Megawatt Plant to Be Located in Gila Bend’s New Solar Zone Arizona Public Service Company’s drive to develop more solar energy took another step forward today with the announcement of an 18-megawatt solar photovoltaic plant to be located 70 miles southwest of Phoenix in Gila Bend. The plant will be owned by APS and… Read more »

PGE Withdraws Waiver Request for Wind Farm

Timeline No Longer Requires Expedited Process Portland General Electric Company has withdrawn a petition requesting a one-time waiver of Oregon Public Utility Commission competitive bidding guidelines for new energy resources. The petition was filed September 2, 2010, and reflected PGE’s need to execute a time-sensitive agreement with Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES Americas) for… Read more »

New CD Series of Torque Wrenches from Tentec – Robust Yet Refined for Accuracy and Ease of Use

Tentec is pleased to announce the launch of an innovative range of low profile, direct drive hydraulic torque wrenches. Developed for a host of applications throughout industry, the CD Series of versatile tools incorporates a unique non-circular drive piston that gives the wrenches their slim profile, enabling engineers to reach those awkward, restricted bolts. Although… Read more »

SGS to Participate at the Annual Conference and Exhibition "RenewableUK 2010" in Glasgow

The Annual Conference and Exhibition “RenewableUK 2010” – the UK’s premier renewable energy event – will be held from November 2nd through to the 4th, at the Scottish Exhibition Conference Centre (SECC) in Glasgow. SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, will be demonstrating a wide scope of Renewable Energy Services at… Read more »

Rehm Thermal Systems to celebrate 20 years of innovation with forthcoming Technology Days

Having recently celebrated two decades of innovation in the thermal technology arena, the team at Rehm Thermal Systems is preparing to mark the occasion with a series of Technology Days in Blaubeuren-Seißen. Open to anyone with an interest in how the company’s thermal technologies could transform their electronics or photovoltaic production processes, the events will… Read more »

SGS Announces a new Business Development Manager for Renewable Energy Services in Scandinavia

On September 1, 2010, SGS announced Michael Ruiberriz as the new Business Development Manager for Renewable Energy Services in Scandinavia. Michael will focus on creating competitive strategic plans for the growth of Renewable Energy Services revenue within SGS Industrial Services and identifying and securing new contracts and projects. In addition, he will be responsible for… Read more »

Solar Power Leader Torresol Energy Selects IFS Applications

Torresol Energy, a leader in the concentrated solar power (CSP) sector, has selected IFS Applications to manage the entire lifecycle of its engineering projects and to maintain its solar thermal energy plants. Torresol Energy’s objective is to become a worldwide leader in the solar thermal energy industry. Every new project that the company develops, regardless… Read more »

2-Megawatt solar power plant installed in Bulgaria with inverters made by Sputnik Engineering

Today, the Bulgarian company Sunservice Ltd. is commissioning its first photovoltaic power plant fitted with SolarMax inverters in the western Bulgarian town of Ihtiman . The system delivers an output of 2 megawatts. Beside amorphous silicon modules the Sofia based company has also installed six central inverters of the type SolarMax 330C-SV. The devices each… Read more »

SGS to Attend the International Wind Turbine Blade Manufacture Conference 2010 in Dsseldorf

From December 7th through to the 9th, SGS will be attending the International Wind Turbine Blade Manufacture Conference 2010 in Dsseldorf, Germany. During the three day event, SGS experts will present a wide array of Wind Turbine Blade Testing services, including live demonstration of static and fatigue tests. From December 7th until the 9th, SGS,… Read more »

Solar Energy Options Major Uranium Prospect in the Athabasca Basin

Solar Energy Limited (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with an arms’-length vendor by which the Company can earn a 100% interest in the West Carswell Property (the “Property”). The Property consists of two contiguous mineral dispositions, covering an area of ~2000 hectares, in the western Athabasca Basin,… Read more »

Wind turbine maker Suzlon tops 5,000MW in Indian installations

India’s largest wind turbine manufacturer SUZLON ENERGY (BSE:532667) last Friday said it has crossed 5,000 MW (megawatt) of cumulative installations in India, underlining the strong momentum in the country’s fast-growing wind energy market. Suzlon has cumulatively added over 5,000 MW of wind powercapacity for over 1,500 customers in India across 40 sites in eight states…. Read more »

DEK Solar appoints new Solutions Engineer to drive alternative energy production start-ups

DEK Solar has announced the appointment of Ed Rabbitt as its new Solutions Engineer. A highly experienced addition to the team, Ed’s primary responsibilities will be working with start-up alternative energy companies to develop print process solutions for advanced applications, in addition to supporting new solar installations to meet the demands of evolving production challenges…. Read more »

Thanet wind farm comes online

Britain’s growing offshore wind energy industry has taken another stride forward as the Thanet Offshore wind farm came online. One hundred giant Vestas V90 turbines – each on pedestals 115 metres (380 ft) tall – were switched on which together capable of generating up to 300 Megawatts of power. Thanet is now the biggest offshore… Read more »

ExxonMobil Protects Wind Turbines with Advanced Lubricants

ExxonMobil‘s Mobil SHC-branded synthetic gear oil is now being used to protect more than 30,000 wind turbine gearboxes worldwide, demonstrating how its lubricants are helping the wind energy industry become more cost competitive worldwide. As the wind turbine market has experienced rapid growth around the world over the last decade, ExxonMobil’s Mobilgear SHC XMP 320… Read more »

HUSUM WindEnergy: Construction of New German Offshore Wind Park Completed

Construction of Germany’s newest offshore wind park has recently been completed. The 21 wind turbines that make up the Baltic Sea wind farm – dubbed Baltic 1 – are now complete and set to enter the commissioning phase, the final step before energy production can begin. This milestone for Germany’s growing offshore industry highlights the… Read more »

Sunvalley Solar Partners With GRID Alternatives

Sunvalley Solar, Inc., a leading solar power technology and solar system integration company, announces a statewide partnership with GRID Alternatives to provide solar solutions to low income families in California. Since 2001, GRID Alternatives has been working to bring the power of solar electricity and energy efficiency to low-income homeowners, and to provide community members… Read more »

Petra Solar President & CEO Speaks at United Nations Energy Conference

Dr. Shihab Kuran, President and CEO of Petra Solar, the internationally renowned cleantech company based in New Jersey, is one of the featured panelists at the High-Level Conference on Energy at the United Nations on Friday, Sept. 17, at the UN headquarters in New York City. Dr. Kuran is speaking about shaping the future with… Read more »

New Contact Pastes from Ferro Electronic Materials for High-Efficiency Solar Cells

Pastes Optimized for New Silicon Cell Architectures Ferro Electronic Materials, a leading supplier of materials for fabricating photovoltaic silicon solar cells for more than 25 years, introduced a new series of silver and silver/aluminum contact pastes at the 25th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition held in Valencia, Spain, September 6–9. The PS 33-650… Read more »

Wind Works Power Corp. Signs Joint Venture Agreement to Develop a 20MW Wind Energy Project in Germany

Wind Works Power Corp. is pleased to announce it has signed a joint venture agreement to develop a 20 megawatt (MW) wind energy project in Germany. The agreement is with Energy Farming International GmbH (EFI), one of the leading wind farm developers in Germany. EFI has developed over 1,000 MW in the past 10 years,… Read more »

Dow, MAG and Astraeus to Advance Wind Industry Technologies

State of Michigan Provides Funding Support Companies Will Work to Develop Material-Enabled Automation Technology The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), Astraeus Wind Energy Inc. (AWE) and MAG Industrial Automation Systems (MAG) announce today a project that will be a catalyst for the advancement of the wind industry enabled by funding from the state of Michigan. The… Read more »

Phoenix Solar AG: market entry into Malaysia .Phoenix Solar founds a company in Malaysia .Inauguration ceremony of a 169 kWp rooftop plant in Malaysia

Phoenix Solar Pte Ltd in Singapore, a subsidiary of TecDAX listed Phoenix Solar AG (ISIN DE000A0BVU93) based in Sulzemoos, Germany, has founded a subsidiary in Malaysia. The headquarters of Phoenix Solar Sdn Bhd are located in Kuala Lumpur. The company will develop and build turnkey ground-mounted and rooftop photovoltaic plants.The range of products and services… Read more »