JinkoSolar Signs 100 MW Agreement With Local Government

JinkoSolar, a global solar PV provider, signed project investment agreements with the local government of Hengfeng county in Jiangxi Province to develop totally 100 MW PV projects. Jinko Power will own the projects and will manage the project investment and EPC as well as operations and maintenance. According to the terms of the agreement, Jinko Power


Yingli Solar Supplies Modules For Large-Scale U.K. Projects

Yingli Solar, a large vertically integrated photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturer partnered with renewable energy developer Push Energy to supply its multicyrstalline modules for four large-scale PV power plants in the United Kingdom. The four sites will collectively have a clean, renewable electricity capacity of up to 66 MWp and will be located in East Anglia, U.K. The projects will be


Which Generating Technology Has The Greatest Advantage?

In a perfect world, all solar generating technology would work together to form an alliance to challenge conventional energy as well as competing renewable technologies for the hearts, minds and lungs of energy consumers everywhere. In an even more perfect world all renewable technologies would work together to displace conventional sources of energy, including nuclear


Perovskite: Next Big Thing In Thin-Film Solar Cells?

A new kind of chemistry could cut costs and boost efficiency in thin-film PV. By Leland Teschler, Executive Editor Researchers are saying that the use of what’s called a perovskite-structure semiconductor could dramatically lower the cost of producing thin-film solar cells. The reason: Perovskite-based cells can be processed at much lower temperatures than ordinary PV cells. Moreover,


Trina Solar Module Receives Top Certifications

Trina Solar, a photovoltaic (PV) modules, solutions, and services provider, announced the company’s new Duo-Max module, a 72-cell frameless dual glass module (the PEG14 and PDG14 series), has received quality certifications, including the IEC61215, IEC 61730 and UL1703 standards from world-leading independent testing and certification organizations, UL and TUV Rheinland. The Duo-Max module comprises two


Auhua Parterners With Purdue University For Taiwan Ziolar Project

Taiwan Ziolar Technology, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Auhua Clean Energy, recently entered into a joint development agreement with Purdue University’s Lyles School of Civil Engineering to optimize Taiwan Ziolar’s innovative solar thermal panel design. “Collaboration with Purdue University will streamline our product development cycle, advance industry applications and raise our product offering to a whole


Walmart Chooses Lumos Solar’s LSX Modules

Lumos Solar, a Boulder, Colorado based design-centric solar product company, said the company’s LSX frameless modules were used to create a custom solar canopy for Walmart in Portland, Ore. The system is a part of Walmart’s Renewable Energy Commitment, adding to their ultimate goal of achieving 100% renewable energy.   Used to shade and protect bicycles, the Portland Walmart

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Canadian Solar Sells Good Light Solar Power Plant

Canadian Solar, a global solar power company, announced its wholly-owned subsidiary, Canadian Solar Solutions, completed the sale of Good Light, a 10 megawatt (MW) AC solar power plant located in the town of Kawartha Lakes, Ontario, Canada. The deal, valued at more than $60.3 million, to a BluEarth Renewables subsidiary (“BluEarth”). This is the second of four planned solar projects


Sugar Bowl Bakery Installs Extensive Solar Energy System

Sugar Bowl Bakery, one of the largest family and minority owned bakeries operating in the United States, says its current plant will install solar modules and electric vehicle charging stations to increase the energy efficiency of the facility. With the installation of a photovoltaic system, Sugar Bowl Bakery will have the capacity to produce 700,000 kilowatt


ReneSola Supplies Solar Modules for India Utility Project

ReneSola, a technology provider of solar photovoltaic products, will provide 5.4 megawatts (MW) in solar modules to Welspun Energy Pvt. Ltd., a New Delhi-based engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) firm, for a utility-scale project in India. Under the terms of the agreement, ReneSola will provide 240W and 245W versions of its Virtus II solar PV modules, which were