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China Uplift of Solar Power Generation

24. July 2012

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China Uplift of Solar Power Generation

China is on course of boosting up its capacity of generating electricity from the photovoltaic cells. Although it won’t be sufficient to improve the situation of the besieged solar energy producing units, but it will definitely be of some help. In this very month, China’s renewable-energy division declared that the country had planned to augment [...]

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Canadian Solar Selected For 122MW of photovoltaic solar-energy projects in the United States

24. June 2012

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Canadian Solar Selected For 122MW of photovoltaic solar-energy projects in the United States

There will be an additional of 11 photovoltaic (PV) solar power plants with a size varying from 2MW to 29MW, in U.S. The last project is to be completed in 2014, and the construction is planned to commence in 2012. One of the world’s largest solar companies, The Canadian Solar Inc. announced the plan to [...]

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Can Space Beams Bring Green Solar Energy To Earth?

3. June 2012

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Can Space Beams Bring Green Solar Energy To Earth?

The efficiency of solar panels has always been an issue. However, this might be about to change. The recent test carried out on solar satellites shows that it might actually be possible to transmit beams of energy from space to power cities on earth. Microwaves or laser beams could be used to send energy beams [...]

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Walmart Planning Instal Photovoltaic Modules on 27 of its Massachusetts Stores

16. May 2012

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Walmart Planning Instal Photovoltaic Modules on 27 of its Massachusetts Stores

18-month initiative to produce 10.5 MW of clean energy The American Retail Giant; Walmart announced its intention to set-up solar panels on the roof-top of almost half of all its stores in Massachusetts. This initiative is expected to start by August 2012. The construction is currently in an engineering phase, and Walmart officials said they [...]

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Green Tech The Future Of Tata Power

29. April 2012

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Green Tech The Future Of Tata Power

India’s largest private energy producer, Tata power, is going towards green technology. The company wants to generate 25 percent of all its power from clean energy sources, and is ready to invest in business partners already developing clean renewable energy. In a recent interview, The Executive Director of Tata Power, S. Ramakrishnan told DNA Money [...]

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World’s First Plug-and-Play Solar Panels Launched

1. April 2012

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World’s First Plug-and-Play Solar Panels Launched

Westinghouse has launched the world’s first fully integrated plug-and-play solar panels. The company’s innovative trademarked instant connection system eliminates panel-to-panel wiring and racking. The company claims their system reduces installation costs by 50%. Last week, the designer and manufacturer of solar power systems, Westinghouse Solar, announced the release of a new line of solar panels [...]

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Thatta’s First 50 MW Wind Energy Project

11. March 2012

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Thatta’s First 50 MW Wind Energy Project

A significant reduction in oil importation bill has been anticipated with the installation of a 50 MW Wind Energy Project in Thatta Karachi-Pakistan. This project aims at shifting towards renewable energy hence meeting the unprecedented energy demand for both industrial and domestic use. The ultimate aim is to make burning of fossil fuels in thermal [...]

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‘Net-Zero’ Households – Say Bye to Electricity Bills

10. March 2012

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‘Net-Zero’ Households – Say Bye to Electricity Bills

It is now possible to have monthly electricity bills of USD 0, or just around that figure. Homebuilders are following various guidelines to be able to properly install solar power, insulation and energy-efficient appliances into smart green households. An example of a strong homebuilder company of environmentally friendly households is Shea Homes. The SheaXero concept [...]

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AVSE II Solar Power Plant Going Live In 2013

7. March 2012

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AVSE II Solar Power Plant Going Live In 2013

A MW photovoltaic solar power plant is being established in Maricopa County, Arizona. This was recently announced by Fluor Corporation. The company was granted two contracts for building as well as maintaining the plant. The solar farm will form part of the largest photovoltaic solar farms in the world. The project of constructing the solar [...]

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Corsican Sun Providing Solar Energy & Hydrogen Supporting

4. March 2012

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Corsican Sun Providing Solar Energy & Hydrogen Supporting

In Island, Iles Sanguinaires, at the Gulf of Ajaccio, Corsican sees the sun turning red as the night approach. However, a new renewable energy experimental facility has been built there. The solar plant has been established on the hillside of the Mediterranean where the sun merely sets. The advance use of hydrogen, enables the plant [...]

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