Image - Canadian Solar and NCC Complete Diesel Hybrid PV Installation

Canadian Solar and NCC Complete Diesel Hybrid PV Installation

Canadian Solar, one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced the completion of the first diesel hybrid PV system in the remote microgrids in northern Ontario, Canada. The 152kW rooftop solar array on the Deer Lake First Nation Elementary School, completed by Canadian Solar with its supplier partners, is the first project under the strategic partnership with NCC Development, LP ("NCC"), a First Nation renewabl...

Solar - Apr 16, 2014


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NREL Unlocking Secrets of New Solar Material

The band gap of perovskites can be adjusted by changing their compositions to access different parts of the sun's spectrum. A new solar material that has the same crystal structure as a mineral first found in the Ural Mountains in 1839 is shooting up the efficiency charts faster than almost anything researchers have seen before—and it is generating optimism that a less expensive way of using sunlight to generate electricity may b...

Solar - Apr 15, 2014


Image - SPG Solar SunSeeker Delivered for Utility Solar Project in Arizona

SPG Solar SunSeeker Delivered for Utility Solar Project in Arizona

SPG Solar , a leading provider of single-axis solar tracker solutions, has successfully completed the on-time delivery of the SunSeeker tracker to a 50+ MW DC system in Gila Bend, Arizona. Constructed by engineering, procurement and construction company Black & Veatch , it will be one of Arizona's largest solar power installations. "This project not only validates the incredible ease of installation and quick scalability of ou...

Solar - Apr 15, 2014