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Trina Solar Announces Record Breaking Aperture Efficiency for “Honey Plus” Multicrystalline Silicon Solar Module

Trina Solar Announces Record Breaking Aperture Efficiency for “Honey Plus” Multicrystalline Silicon Solar Module. Trina Solar Limited, a global leader in photovoltaic (PV) modules, solutions and services, today announced that its State Key Laboratory of PV Science and Technology of China (the “SKL PVST”) has set a new world record of 19.86% aperture efficiency for […]

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SEIA Announces Women’s Solar Empowerment Initiative, Debuts Series in San Francisco

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is bringing its highly successful Women’s Empowerment Series to the West Coast with Women’s Empowerment: Leaders in Solar Energy kicking off in San Francisco on Oct. 20. It comes on the heels of a standing room only event in Washington, D.C., earlier this year. Sunrun’s CEO Lynn Jurich will […]

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Energy Storage Systems Market to Reach $264,953 Million by 2022

A new report published by Allied Market Research titled, Energy Storage Systems Market by Technology, End-User, and by Application-Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2014-2022, projects that the world energy storage systems market is expected to reach $264,953 million by 2022 from $172,236 million in 2015, registering a CAGR of 6.4% from 2016 to 2022. […]

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Solar Farm Developer offers Early Access

For the past couple of years, a leading Utility Scale Solar Farm Developer in the US (ISS), has implemented, what many consider to be, the largest and most aggressive pipeline of Solar Farms Projects in the Western Hemisphere. This developer has over 120 Solar Farm Projects, active in development, in over 17 states. These projects […]

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Canadian Solar Inc. Will Light Up Australia With 47MW of Clean Power

Canadian Solar Inc.  (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced that it has been awarded US$3.5 million funding from Australian Renewable Energy Agency (“ARENA”) for two of its solar power projects, totaling 47MWp in Australia. The two solar power projects, located in Longreach and Oakey, Queensland, are 17MWp and 30MWp […]

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U.S. Adds Over 2 GW of Solar Power in 2016

Growing 43 percent year over year, the U.S. saw 2,051 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaic (PV) installed in the second quarter of 2016. According to GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) latest U.S. Solar Market Insight report, this marks the eleventh consecutive quarter in which more than a gigawatt (GW) of PV was […]

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Solar Power International 2015 Welcomes Vice President Joe Biden

SOLAR POWER INTERNATIONAL 2015 WELCOMES VICE PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN Largest Solar Power Trade Show In North America Demonstrates Industry’s Growth and Impact ANAHEIM, CALIF. – Solar Power International 2015 (SPI) today welcomed Vice President Joe Biden, as he became the first sitting Vice President to deliver remarks at a solar power conference in North America. […]

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New York Leading the Way on Home Solar Energy

As published in Mother Jones “New York Just Showed Every Other State How to Do Solar Right.” The Empire State has set some very aggressive targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. While that’s great news for solar companies and environmentalists, it’s a bit of a problem for electric utilities. New York ranks ninth overall for total […]

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SolarCity’s integrated solar-roof tech planed for 5 million homes.

According to a story in the guardian SolarCity plans go beyond just retrofitting existing roof with solar cells. The plan is not just to add solar capability to an existing roof, but to use roofing materials that actually integrate solar cells directly as a substitute for more traditional materials, such as tile or steel. But a […]

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Con Ed is Installing 4 Megawatt-Hours Across 300 Homes in Brooklyn and Queens

Each of the 300 homes will be outfitted with a 7-kilowatt to 9-kilowatt rooftop PV system and a 6-kilowatt/19.4-kilowatt-hour energy storage system.  The project is meant to explore the revenue streams made possible by software-enabled aggregation of energy storage. It’s an opportunity to learn how batteries operate in the real-world residential environment and how much consumers […]

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