FAFCO has been around since 1969 in the solar thermal manufacturing space and is taking its latest brainchild to crowdfunding. The concept they are looking to crowdfund is CoolPV — an enhanced solar electric panel that generates electricity and heats water using the same panel on the same valuable solar roof space. BecauseRead More
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For an update on what’s happening with solar thermal, we chatted with Bob Leckinger, CEO of FAFCO, the oldest and largest US commercial and residential solar thermal manufacturer with more than 200,000 customers. FAFCO recently launched the nation’s first-ever, commercially viable, combined solar electric/thermal system, CoolPV. This panel technology providesRead More
The world’s first PV-powered solar water heating solution – Next Generation Energy’s Sun Bandit – is now eligible for financing with the nation’s largest and fastest-growing PACE providers. Sun Bandit’s eligibility for PACE financing brings a lower cost of entry to the solar PV marketplace, putting Sun Bandit’s solar hybridRead More
Ice Energy, a leading provider of distributed thermal energy storage solutions, has launched the Ice Cub – a reimagined way to cool and heat the home, store energy and optimize solar PV. Building upon Ice Energy’s patented thermal energy storage and load management technology, the Ice Cub is designed toRead More
5D Watts, a custom composite manufacturing company, sent word that it has initiated formal certification testing of Hybrid Solar Concentration PV and Heat Energy System. After completion of a production prototype, and in-house testing for almost two years, the company says it is ready to complete certification testing with CERT. “Having reachedRead More
Delta Group sent word about its participation in SolarReserve’s Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project, the world’s largest concentrating solar power plant with integrated molten salt energy storage. Check it out above. A key part of the electricity generation operation is Delta’s solar tracking solution, which synchronizes and manages over 10,000 trackingRead More