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Residential Solar

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Google and SunPower Team Up to Finance $250 Million in Residential Solar Lease Projects

Google Inc. and SunPower Corp.  today announced a new program that will provide financing to support approximately $250 million of residential solar lease projects.  Both companies are investing in the program, with Google committing up to $100 million and SunPower committing approximately $150 million.  Thousands of homeowners are expected to finance solar power systems through SunPower solar leases as a

Solar Thermal Energy

Solar Hot Water Contractor Receives NYSERDA Award for Overall Excellence

April, 2014 The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) recently presented an award for “Excellence in Quality” to Renovus Energy Inc., an Ithaca contractor participating in NYSERDA’s Solar Hot Water incentive program. This award is in recognition of overall excellence and responsiveness to program requirements. NYSERDA’s Solar Hot Water program provides incentives

CSP

Solar Thermal Parabolic Mirror Manufacturing

Solar Thermal Parabolic Mirror Manufacturing in China is Catching Up

Beatriz Gonzalez Just in time for MENASOL 2014 in Dubai – where Rayspower is a sponsor & exhibitor – the China-based company has completed an initial test report on parabolic trough mirrors together with the DLR in Germany. In a recent announcement, CSP mirror manufacturer, Rayspower, challenged veteran mirror manufacturers, saying that they can offer

Renewable Energy

Organizations Using Renewable Energy

U.S. EPA Announces List of Top 100 U.S. Organizations Using Renewable Energy

Top 100 Organizations Using Renewable Energy. Tech Sector Leads the Way WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s Green Power Partnership released an updated list of the Top 100 organizations that are choosing to use electricity from clean, renewable sources like wind and solar power. “By using green power, these companies and organizations are

Energy Efficiency

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New Order Announced for 300 Waste Heat Engines – Cyclone Power Technologies

Cyclone Power Technologies Inc. (OTCQB: CYPW), developer of the all-fuel clean-tech Cyclone Engine,announced that its waste-to-power subsidiary, Cyclone-WHE LLC, has received an initial purchase order from Phoenix Power Group LLC for the delivery of approximately 300 Waste Heat Engines (the WHE-DR) over the following 24 months, an order valued at $1,000,000. The binding purchase order

Electric Cars

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Tesla Chooses Hanergy Solar’s Thin-film Products for its Supercharging System

 At the recent delivery ceremony of Tesla’s first batch of Chinese orders in Beijing, two PV charging systems caught the eyes of the guests. The system was requested by Tesla Motors, and designed and manufactured by Hanergy Solar Group. Hanergy thin-film flexible PV system was Tesla’s first choice for the first PV Supercharger station in China. Elon Musk,

Solar PV

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Tesla Chooses Hanergy Solar’s Thin-film Products for its Supercharging System

 At the recent delivery ceremony of Tesla’s first batch of Chinese orders in Beijing, two PV charging systems caught the eyes of the guests. The system was requested by Tesla Motors, and designed and manufactured by Hanergy Solar Group. Hanergy thin-film flexible PV system was Tesla’s first choice for the first PV Supercharger station in China. Elon Musk,

Wave Energy

Blue Energy – Ocean Power (Piston Pump & Racks)

Blue Energy — Ocean Power (Piston Pump & Racks) Fluid Pumping Apparatuses Powered By Waves Or Flowing Currents A new invention using “Double acting fluid piston pumps extracting energy from waves or flowing currents into electricity. A revolutionary fluid currents energy converter device by combining double acting fluid pumping apparatuses and moveable racks to convert

Finance/Investing

SolarWorld Powers Spread of Community Solar Purchasing from Coast to Coast

Today, on opposite sides of the country, diverse groups of citizens, businesses and nonprofit organizations launched community solar programs in Charlotte, N.C., and Salt Lake City. These grass-roots efforts are among the latest in a nationwide wave of “solarize” programs that aim to give community members easy and cut-rate access to home solar installations.

Solar Industry News

SolarWorld Powers Spread of Community Solar Purchasing from Coast to Coast

Today, on opposite sides of the country, diverse groups of citizens, businesses and nonprofit organizations launched community solar programs in Charlotte, N.C., and Salt Lake City. These grass-roots efforts are among the latest in a nationwide wave of “solarize” programs that aim to give community members easy and cut-rate access to home solar installations.

Batteries

Prototype Advanced Battery Packs

Next Generation of Prototype Advanced Battery Packs

Next Generation of prototype advanced battery packs shows increased battery capacity of 20% with the same battery pack size and weight MISSISSAUGA, Ontario April, 2014 – Electrovaya Inc. (TSX: EFL) announced that it has delivered its next generation of prototype battery packs to Dongfeng Motors (DFM) in China. DFM, a leading Chinese automaker, is embarked on a

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