Solar News – Page 1240

SPG Solar Receives Sustainable 6 Award

Posted by SI Staff on June 08, 2007

SPG Solar of San Rafael, Calif., has received the Sustainable 6 award for the company's work in the design and installation of solar photovoltaic systems for homes, businesses, and large-scale commercial and government facilities. The Sustainable 6 award recognizes green [Read More]

PV Powered Hires New VP Of Engineering

Posted by SI Staff on June 07, 2007

PV Powered Inc., a solar power equipment manufacturer based in Bend, Ore., has appointed Steven G. Hummel vice president of engineering. Before joining PV Powered, Hummel was vice president of advanced technology at Nanometrics. Prior to Nanometrics, he was chief [Read More]

Tioga Energy Initial Funding Round Opens

Posted by SI Staff on June 06, 2007

Tioga Energy, Inc., a solar electricity services provider that offers power purchasing services to organizations and industry, launched today with an initial funding round of more than $10 million. Leading the investments were venture capital groups NGEN Partners, Draper Fisher [Read More]

PV Powered Announces Availability Of New Data Monitoring System

Posted by SI Staff on June 05, 2007

PV Powered, a solar power generation technology provider headquartered in Bend, Ore., has released the PVM1010 data monitoring system, which is designed to help photovoltaic (PV) power system owners monitor and evaluate the performance of their systems. According to the [Read More]

Clean Power Systems Named Premier Dealer

Posted by SI Staff on June 01, 2007

San Diego-based Clean Power Systems, a solar electricity system provider for residential and commercial buildings, has been named a Premier Dealer for SunPower Corp.'s solar panels in San Diego County. ‘We are very pleased to be recognized as SunPower's Premier [Read More]

Carmanah Releases Solar-Powered Light Box For Outdoor Ads

Posted by SI Staff on June 01, 2007

Carmanah Technologies Corp. of Victoria, British Columbia, has released its i-PANEL solar-powered light box for outdoor advertising. ‘The i-PANEL illuminated advertising panel is an ideal application of our solar-powered LED lighting and patented MICROSOURCE solar energy management technologies,’ says Art [Read More]

ICP Launches New Line Of Thin-Film Panels

Posted by SI Staff on June 01, 2007

ICP Solar Technologies Inc., a developer, manufacturer and marketer of solar cells and solar cell-based products and building materials, has launched its 2007 Coleman Solar Charger line of thin-film solar panels at Wal-Mart's Sam's Club division for Samsclub.com. The new [Read More]

GE Energy Releases Its Brilliance Solar Energy System

Posted by SI Staff on June 01, 2007

GE Energy has unveiled its new wireless meter for the Brilliance residential solar energy system, which allows homeowners to measure and compare a home's consumption and solar array production. The new solar meter enables consumers to view daily, monthly and [Read More]

Mitsubishi Improves Multi-Crystalline Silicon Solar Cell

Posted by SI Staff on June 01, 2007

Mitsubishi Electric Corp., a global manufacturer of electrical and electronic equipment, has achieved a record photoelectric conversion efficiency rate of 18% in a 150-mm square practical-use multi-crystalline silicon solar cell. This rate is an improvement of 1.2% over the company's [Read More]

Gov. Schweitzer Signs Clean Energy Bill

Posted by SI Staff on May 31, 2007

Gov. Brian Schweitzer, D-Mont., recently signed House Bill (H.B.) 3, which provides tax incentives for the future development and transmission of renewable energy. ‘This [bill] will spur economic growth all over Montana, create good paying jobs and help our nation [Read More]