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Suntech Celebrates 10th Anniversary With 5-GW Milestone

Suntech Celebrates 10th Anniversary With 5-GW Milestone

October 13, 2011 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. , a producer of solar panels, celebrated its 10th anniversary by announcing that more than 5 GW of Suntech solar panels have been installed by customers and partners around the world since its inception in 2001. The 5 GW of Suntech solar panels can generateRead More

Hawaii PUC Approves SunPower-Hawaiian Electric Contract for 5-MW Solar Farm

Hawaii PUC Approves SunPower-Hawaiian Electric Contract for 5-MW Solar Farm

October 13, 2011 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has approved a contract for SunPower to sell energy to Hawaiian Electric Company from a 5-MW solar PV farm planned for Kalaeloa in West Oahu. SunPower Corp., will design, build and operate the facility. Subject to receipt of applicable permits, SunPower plans to begin constructionRead More

Install of 1-MW Winery Solar Power System Begins in Oregon

Install of 1-MW Winery Solar Power System Begins in Oregon

October 12, 2011 at 11:16 am Comments are Disabled

King Estate Winery, an Oregon producer of Pinot Gris and Pinot Noir, is teaming up with SolarCity, a national leader in solar power design, financing, installation, monitoring and energy efficiency services, as well as Lane Electric Co-op and Advanced Energy Systems, to install the largest solar power system at aRead More

sonnen_systems Opens North American Headquarters

sonnen_systems Opens North American Headquarters

October 11, 2011 at 4:25 pm Comments are Disabled

sonnen_systems Inc., a global manufacturer of dual-axis tracking systems, is expanding its operations in North America. Customers in the U.S. will be supported from the new office and warehouse in Richmond, Calif., located close to downtown San Francisco. According to Mayor of Richmond Gayle McLaughlin, “sonnen_systems has done business inRead More

Molex: SolarSpec panel-mount DC connectors

Molex: SolarSpec panel-mount DC connectors

October 11, 2011 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

Molex Inc. has further expanded its range of SolarSpec products with the development of pin (male) and socket (female) panel-mount DC connectors. SolarSpec panel-mount DC connectors, with internal locking and touch-proof design for superior safety, feature an innovative nut mechanism for simple assembly to the panel and a durable connectionRead More

AETI: 1,000-volt solar inverters

AETI: 1,000-volt solar inverters

October 11, 2011 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

Houston-based American Electric Technologies Inc. (AETI) today announced the introduction of two new models in its 1,000-volt, Integrated Solar Inversion Station (ISIS) product line. Utilizing the industry’s first 1.0 MW solar inverter architecture witness-tested to UL 1741 at 1,000 volts, the new 1.5 MW ISIS inversion system with the newRead More

Unirac: Improved ISYS ground mount

Unirac: Improved ISYS ground mount

October 11, 2011 at 10:06 am Comments are Disabled

Unirac Inc., North America’s leading provider of infrastructure for solar power systems, today announced the newest generation of its premier product for commercial installations, the ISYS Ground Mount racking system. Available now for order, ISYS Ground Mount (IGM) 2.0 is stronger, lighter and installs more quickly than its predecessor. Engineered to accommodateRead More

Solaria Receives 2011 Breakthrough Award

Solaria Receives 2011 Breakthrough Award

October 10, 2011 at 3:43 pm Comments are Disabled

Today, Popular Mechanics announced that Solaria Corporation, a solar module manufacturer, was honored as a winner at its annual Breakthrough Awards. Now in their seventh year, the Popular Mechanics breakthrough awards recognize leading individuals and products in the fields of technology, medicine, space exploration, automotive design, environmental engineering and more.Read More

Indium Corp.: No-Clean Liquid Tabbing Flux

Indium Corp.: No-Clean Liquid Tabbing Flux

October 10, 2011 at 3:37 pm Comments are Disabled

Indium Corp. will feature its family of PV Module Assembly Materials, including their industry-adopted GS-3434 No-Clean Liquid Tabbing Flux, at Solar Power International (SPI). While most fluxes used in the industry were developed for wave soldering applications, Indium Corp. specifically formulated GS-3434 for PV soldering applications. GS-3434 provides excellent bondRead More

Mayberry Goes Solar

Mayberry Goes Solar

October 10, 2011 at 1:14 pm Comments are Disabled

Mount Airy, N.C., the birthplace of Andy Griffith and the basis for his popular show’s town “Mayberry,” has gone solar. “Tens of thousands of people visit Mount Airy each year in search of a simpler time and place, but this is a city that is preserving the best of itsRead More

 
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