Solar News – Page 1248

New Joint Venture Will Offer Solar Cell Technology

Posted by SI Staff on October 26, 2006

RoseStreet Labs LLC, a Phoenix-based supplier of renewable energy products, and Sumitomo Chemical Co., a Tokyo, Japan-headquartered chemical company, have formed a joint venture named RSL Energy Inc., a Phoenix-headquartered developer and manufacturer of solar cells. RSL Energy will use [Read More]

Offers New Clean Technology Practice To Clients

Posted by SI Staff on October 17, 2006

Text 100 Public Relations, a San Francisco-based public relations firm with offices throughout the globe, has formed a clean technology practice that will focus on helping organizations promote energy-efficient technology and services. Through its newly formed practice, Text 100 will [Read More]

Home Equity Finance Program For Solar Energy Systems Now Offered

Posted by SI Staff on October 17, 2006

Sharp Electronics Corp., the U.S. subsidiary of Sharp Corp., and CitiMortgage, a St. Louis-headquartered provider of mortgage products and member of Citigroup, have developed the CitiMortgage Home Equity Program that allows consumers to use the equity in their homes to [Read More]

$100 Million Sales Agreement To Distribute Modules

Posted by SI Staff on October 16, 2006

Marlboro, Mass.-headquartered Evergreen Solar Inc., a manufacturer of solar power products, has entered into a four-year supply contract with Mainstream Energy LLC, which has subsidiaries involved in the sale, distribution and installation of residential and commercial solar electric systems nationwide. [Read More]

Inverter Series Now Available In The U.S.

Posted by SI Staff on October 16, 2006

San Francisco-based KACO Solar Inc., a manufacturer of sine inverters for photovoltaic applications, has released the KACO inverter grid tied blue planet inverter series, with accessories, to the U.S. market. After many years of operation in the European and Asian [Read More]

$13 Million to Expand Solar Energy Technologies

Posted by SI Staff on October 12, 2006

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that it will fund more than $13 million of research development in solar technology as part of President Bush's $148 million Solar American Initiative, which aims to make solar power cost-competitive with [Read More]

PV Developer Submits Grant Response

Posted by SI Staff on October 03, 2006

XsunX Inc., an Aliso Viejo, Calif.-based developer of manufacturing systems and cell structures for solar energy, has submitted a grant response for project funding opportunities under the president's Advanced Energy Initiative, which is designed to promote thin film photovoltaics and [Read More]

Turlock Irrigation District Issues RFP

Posted by SI Staff on October 03, 2006

Turlock Irrigation District (TID), a Turlock, Calif.-based water and electricity provider, has issued a request for proposals (RFP) to increase the portion of its electric energy requirements from facilities that qualify as eligible renewable energy resources according to both California [Read More]

Tool Designed To Assist Installing Solar Rooftops

Posted by SI Staff on October 02, 2006

Conergy, a Santa Fe, N.M.-based manufacturer and distributor of renewable energy products, has introduced the Conergy SunTop photovoltaic (PV) mounting system to the U.S. market. The Conergy SunTop system is used to mount framed solar PV modules to building roof [Read More]

Town Takes Action, Will Vote For Energy Ordinance

Posted by SI Staff on October 01, 2006

A renewable energy ordinance for solar and wind energy is up for a vote at the Dryden town board, N.Y., for the first time in the Tompkins county. It came about after a couple in Dryden was denied permission to [Read More]