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Aerial view of the 46 MW Landmead solar PV farm

Belectric, First Solar connect 46 MW Landmead solar PV farm in the UK to the grid

2014-12-19

Belectric UK and First Solar have connected the 46 MW Landmead solar farm in East Hanney near Abingdon in Oxfordshire to the grid. The solar photovoltaic (PV) plant will supply around 45 million kilowatt hours of solar power annually, enough to power 14,000 average homes. And the PV plant will displace an estimated 20 million kilograms of greenhouse gas emissions per year. Read more...

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Aerial view of the 46 MW Landmead solar PV farm

Belectric, First Solar connect 46 MW Landmead solar PV farm in the UK to the grid

2014-12-19

Belectric UK and First Solar have connected the 46 MW Landmead solar farm in East Hanney near Abingdon in Oxfordshire to the grid. The solar photovoltaic (PV) plant will supply around 45 million kilowatt hours of solar power annually, enough to power 14,000 average homes. And the PV plant will displace an estimated 20 million kilograms of greenhouse gas emissions per year. Read more...

Aerial computer rendering of the Fort Huachuca solar PV plant. Photo: David Sanders/TEP

E.ON commissions large scale wind farm and 18 MW solar PV project in the US

2014-12-19

With the commissioning of two renewables projects E.ON (Dusseldorf, Germany) is strengthening its position in the U.S. market for green energy. Both the start of commercial operation of the onshore wind farm Grandview I in the Texas Panhandle and of the Fort Huachuca Solar Plant in Arizona occurred in a single week, the company emphasizes. Read more...

United Photovoltaics Group reference PV plant

United PV announces strategic cooperation with NARI Electricity to construct solar PV plants totaling 1.5 GW in China

2014-12-19

United Photovoltaics Group Limited (United PV, Hong Kong, China) on December 17th, 2014 announced today that it entered into a strategic cooperation agreement with NARI Electricity Design Company Limited on the development, construction and operation of solar photovoltaic (PV) power plants. Read more...

Advansolar offers off-grid and on-grid solar photovoltaic EV charging infrastructures

Frost & Sullivan: Solar-powered e-mobility recognized as product innovation of the year

2014-12-19

Based on its recent analysis of the electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure market, the prestigious consulting firm Frost & Sullivan (San Antonio, TX, US) recognizes Advansolar (Nice, France) with the 2014 New Product Innovation Leadership Award for its “Sunpod Auto”. As a pioneer in the field of solar EV charging infrastructure, Advansolar advocates the practice of on-site self-consumption of solar power rather than remote solar energy utilization. Read more...

SMA’s solar power storage solution “Sunny Boy Smart Energy“ combines PV with ESS

GTM Research: Market for solar PV plus energy storage in the U.S. to grow from USD 42 million in 2014 to more than USD 1 billion by 2018

2014-12-19

The idea of combining solar photovoltaics (PV) with energy storage systems (ESS) for retail electricity customers in the U.S. has received tremendous attention in recent months in anticipation of the first wave of growth in markets such as California and Hawaii, matched by a flurry of announcements, GTM Research (Boston, MA, US) reports. Annual market value in dollars is expected to grow from USD 42 million in 2014 to more than USD 1 billion by 2018. Read more...

The recent addition of the 150 MW “Solar Gen 2” Imperial Valley PV project boosts the total amount of solar and wind transmitted by Sunrise Powerlink to more than 1 GW

SDG&E's transmission line Sunrise Powerlink reaches 1,000 MW renewable energy goal

2014-12-19

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) on December 18th, 2014 announced that more than 1,000 megawatts (MW) of renewable power is being delivered to the San Diego region, made possible by the Sunrise Powerlink transmission line. Before the nearly USD 1.9 billion infrastructure project was approved, SDG&E pledged that Sunrise would be used to deliver substantial amounts of Imperial Valley renewable power to the California market. Read more...

SunPower has invested in several smart energy solutions for its residential, commercial and utility customers

SunPower invests in the smart energy home

2014-12-19

Throughout the year, SunPower Corp. (San Jose, CA, US) has invested in integrated technology solutions to help customers manage their cost of energy. These moves reinforce the company's evolution to offering Smart Energy solutions for its residential, commercial and utility customers, Sun Power emphasizes. Read more...

LDK Solar announced that the closing date for its restructuring transactions occurred on December 17th, 2014

LDK Solar confirms closing date of restructuring transactions

2014-12-18

LDK Solar CO., Ltd. in provisional liquidation (Xinyu City, China) on December 18th, 2014 announced that the closing date for the restructuring transactions in respect of LDK Solar's senior noteholders and preferred shareholders, as contemplated in the Schemes, occurred on December 17th, 2014. Read more...

CSUN’s new solar PV modules assembled with mono-crystalline silicon solar cells are rated at over 325 W

China Sunergy launches high power output PV modules, receives Shanghai Enterprise Technology Center Award

2014-12-18

China Sunergy Co., Ltd. (CSUN, Nanjing, China) on December 18th, 2014 announced the launch of two new sets of high-output solar photovoltaic (PV) modules with rated power of over 270 W assembled with multi-crystalline silicon solar cells and over 325 W assembled with mono-crystalline silicon solar cells. The Company also announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, CEEG (Shanghai) Solar Science Technology Co., Ltd. (SST), was recognized as Shanghai Enterprise Technology Center by the Shanghai Economy and Information Technology Commission (EITC). Read more...

NREL’s new achievement represents one of the highest solar photovoltaic (PV) research cell efficiencies achieved across all types of solar cells

NREL pushes the limits of solar conversion, demonstrates 45.7% efficiency for concentrator solar cell

2014-12-18

The U.S. Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory on December 16th, 2014 announced the demonstration of a 45.7 percent conversion efficiency for a four-junction solar cell at 234 suns concentration. NREL's new solar cell, which is designed for operation in a concentrating photovoltaic (CPV) system where it can receive more than 1,000 suns of concentrated sunlight, greatly improves earlier designs by incorporating an additional high quality absorber layer to achieve an ultra-high efficiency. Read more...

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