Solar Energy News:

Sunvalley Solar Awarded 1,122KW New Solar Installation Contract
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 03:00:00 -0700
WALNUT, Calif., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunvalley Solar, Inc. (SSOL), a leading solar power technology and solar system integration company, announced today that it has been awarded a new 1,122KW solar system installation contract from Wreden Ranch in Handord, CA. The 1,122KW contract is for a system capable of generating 2,096,352Wh of electrical power annually. The system utilizes 3,740 ...
Where Paul Krugman Goes Wrong On Solar Power And Climate Change
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 06:25:58 -0700
Paul Krugman turns his attention to the impact of declining solar power prices on the prospects for climate change today and while his central fact is entirely correct there's two errors in his argument. His central fact is that the price of solar power has fallen considerably in recent years, to the point that it's becoming generally grid comparable in price. However, he then goes on to say ...
Solar Power Satellites: A Visual Introduction
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:08:17 -0700
Of all the spaceflight concepts NASA has seriously studied, the most enormous of all was the Solar Power Satellite (SPS) fleet of the 1970s. Czech-born physicist/engineer Peter Glaser outlined the concept in a brief article in the esteemed journal Science in November 1968, and was awarded a patent for his invention on Christmas Day 1973. [?]
A Molecular Approach to Solar Power
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 06:41:23 -0700
It?s an obvious truism, but one that may soon be outdated: The problem with solar power is that sometimes the sun doesn?t shine.
Rays Power Infra mulls entering highways sector
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:02:22 -0700
Solar power developer Rays Power Infra plans to enter into the highways sector in the next two years, a top company official said. "In the next two years, we will venture into the highways sector and in the first few projects, we will partner ...
Con Ed Headquarters Switching to Solar Power
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:42:03 -0700
Con Ed says two stories of its Manhattan headquarters will now be powered by solar energy.
1-2-KNOW: Flying on sun power
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 21:13:34 -0700
MODERN-DAY jets ferry hundreds of people from one end of the world to another in relative comfort, in addition to carrying accompanying luggage but the amount of fuel required can be quite substantial. Will there come a time when airplanes can run on solar power?
SolarCity NZ acquires specialist solar installation company
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 21:25:32 -0700
To continue the growth of its in-house engineering expertise, SolarCity NZ today announced the acquisition of SmartSparky, a specialist solar design and installation company. SolarCity NZ is the country?s leading solar power company, and is the only solar company in New Zealand with in-house engineering expertise to support the wider installer network. "SolarCity is committed to improving ...
Sangre Chronicle > Eagle Nest > Dixon firm pitches solar power options for Eagle Nest
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 04:18:35 -0700
EAGLE NEST ? A solar power company will present a pitch to the Eagle Nest Village Council Tuesday (April 15) on how the firm plans to help the municipality reduce its environmental impact and save on energy costs.
Astrum Solar and Ethical Electric Announce Partnership
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 07:20:15 -0700
WASHINGTON -- Astrum Solar, a leading national full-service residential solar provider, and Ethical Electric, a renewable energy provider that connects consumers to 100% renewable energy in minutes with ...