Solar News – Page 1248

Utility Offers Rebates For Solar Users

Posted by SI Staff on July 10, 2007

Sierra Pacific Power Co., a Nevada utility, is offering cash rebates to residential customers who install solar-power generating technology. Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis between July 16 and 31, and the approved projects must be completed [Read More]

BSE Taps Tyco Veteran For New Post

Posted by SI Staff on July 10, 2007

Blue Square Energy (BSE), a developer and manufacturer of high-performance silicon solar cells based in North East, Md., has hired Alan Swanson as vice president of manufacturing operations. Before joining BSE, he spent 30 years with Tyco Electronics (formerly AMP [Read More]

Solar Powers The Live Earth Web Sites

Posted by SI Staff on July 09, 2007

This past weekend's Live Earth concerts highlighted alternative and renewable energy resources, and its message was relayed online as well as on stage. PC World Magazine reports that Affordable Internet Services Online Inc. (AISO) of San Diego powered the Live [Read More]

Solar Wholesaler Changes Its Name

Posted by SI Staff on July 09, 2007

SolarMarkt U.S. has changed its name to ThinkSolar. According to the Oakland, Calif.-based subsidiary of the German company SolarMarkt AG, the new name is reflective ‘to better suit its mission of bringing solar to all corners of America.’ SolarMarkt AG [Read More]

More Solar Cells From China

Posted by SI Staff on July 09, 2007

JA Solar Holdings Co. Ltd., headquarterd in Hebei, China, has announced it has commenced production on four additional solar cell production lines. The company states the four new 25 MW per year lines will increase its annual manufacturing capacity from [Read More]

ICP Solar Expands Solar Power Partnership With Amazon.com

Posted by SI Staff on July 06, 2007

ICP Solar Technologies Inc., a Montreal-headquartered developer, manufacturer and marketer of solar cells and products, has expanded its partnership with online retailer Amazon.com. The company has added to the range of Sunsei Branded and Coleman solar charger products available at [Read More]

SunPower Corp. CEO Wins Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Award

Posted by SI Staff on July 06, 2007

Tom Werner, chief executive officer of SunPower Corp., a San Jose, Calif.-based manufacturer of solar cells, solar panels and solar systems, was named Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur Award in the engineering and manufacturing category for northern California. The award, selected [Read More]

Solar Integrated Vice Chairman To Retire From Board

Posted by SI Staff on July 06, 2007

According to Thomson Financial, Frederik Mowinckel, vice chairman of Solar Integrated Technologies Inc., a Los Angeles, Calif.-based manufacturer of building-integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) systems, plans to retire from the board of directors and will not be standing for re-election. Mowinckel was [Read More]

LDK Solar Appoints Bing Xiang To Board Of Directors

Posted by SI Staff on July 06, 2007

LDK Solar Co. Ltd., a manufacturer of multicrystalline solar wafers with offices in Sunnyvale, Calif., has appointed Bing Xiang as an independent director to its board of directors, where he will serve on the company's audit, compensation, and corporate governance [Read More]

Oil Emirate Embraces Solar

Posted by SI Staff on July 03, 2007

There's a major new global market for solar energy, and it's located in the middle of Persian Gulf oil region. Abu Dhabi, the capital in the United Arab Emirates, will be receiving solar technology from the Germany's Conergy AG, according [Read More]