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Japan & The Next Solar Technologies

2. September 2012

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Japan & The Next Solar Technologies

Japan is currently working hard t on nuclear power. For that matter, their goal is to increase the number of project involving alternative energy. This includes initiative such as the recent solar collector, located in the Miyazaki Prefecture (University of Miyazaki’s Kibana Campus). The faculty of engineering of the university successfully completed the solar thermal [...]

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China’s 2015 target for solar power Increased by 40%

29. August 2012

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China’s 2015 target for solar power Increased by 40%

A Chinese government agency told that the cost lowering and new regulations in the field of solar energy will allow this sector to grow stronger and more profitable. The consequence of these events, China is currently climbing its 2015 objective on solar-energy capacity by 40% (approximately 21 GW). This country is the biggest exporter of [...]

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Solar Energy Conversion – Improvement Now A Reality

25. August 2012

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Solar Energy Conversion – Improvement Now A Reality

According to a recent research headed by chemist Xiaoyang Zhu (University of Texas at Austin), the productivity of conventional cells (solar cells) can considerably be increased. According to the new findings of chemist, Xiaoyang Zhu and his team using an organic plastic semiconductor material it is possible to increase the number of electrons collected from [...]

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Britain’s Power Demand for 1000 Households to Be Met with Solar Panels

4. August 2012

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Britain’s Power Demand for 1000 Households to Be Met with Solar Panels

Power demand in Britain may soon be fully met with the launch of 30 acres of solar panels to light over 1,000 homes. Highlights: • Expansive five-acre farm to be installed with 5.6 miles of frames and 1,800 solar panels • Solar power requires less infrastructure compared to wind farms • The vast farm to [...]

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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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