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Introduces New Line Of Solar Crystalline Modules

Posted by SI Staff on January 23, 2007

Kingston, N.Y.-based SunWize Technologies, a designer and manufacturer of solar power systems, has introduced a new line of single crystalline modules. The new SunWize SL series includes 6, 12 and 24-watt modules. Manufactured in accordance to ISO 9002 standards, SL [Read More]

Proposed Act Will Extend Tax Credits For Solar Power Installations

Posted by SI Staff on January 22, 2007

Congressmen Michael McNulty, D-N.Y., and Dave Camp, R-Mich., have introduced the Securing America's Energy Independence Act to legislation to stimulate investment in solar power. The bill would extend solar energy investment tax credits for homeowners and businesses through 2016. According [Read More]

ICP Solar Technologies Purchases California Solar Distributor

Posted by SI Staff on January 19, 2007

Montreal-headquartered ICP Solar Technologies Inc., a developer and manufacturer of solar cell products, has agreed to purchase all the issued and outstanding shares of Discover Power Inc., a San Diego-based distributor of solar electric and other renewable energy products. According [Read More]

Equipment Manufacturer Receives $900,000 Order To Develop Thin Film Modules

Posted by SI Staff on January 18, 2007

Kraft zRt., a manufacturer and designer of equipment used in the production of thin film photovoltaic (PV) modules under its parent company, Solar Thin Films Inc., has received an order from Princeton, N.J.-based Energy Photovoltaics Inc. (EPV), a developer of [Read More]

SPG Solar Hires Two Senior-Level Executives

Posted by SI Staff on January 18, 2007

SPG Solar Inc., a San Rafael, Calif.-based solar photovoltaic system designer and installer, has hired Jim O'Brien as chief financial officer and Rollie Hansen as the director of sales and marketing. In his new role, O'Brien will be responsible for [Read More]

Motorola Completes Wind And Solar Trial

Posted by SI Staff on January 17, 2007

Motorola Inc. has successfully completed a trial to demonstrate the feasibility of alternative power systems that can support remote global systems for mobile communication base stations (BTS) for wireless communication. In collaboration with Bristol, Bath and Surrey Universities, Motorola ran [Read More]

Investment Allows SolarOne To Expand In PV Market

Posted by SI Staff on January 17, 2007

TSG Equity Partners, Stow, Mass., has placed a private investment in SolarOne Solutions, a Framingham, Mass.-based provider of solar systems for commercial applications. The financing represents TSG's first investment in the Clean Tech space, the company says. SolarOne will use [Read More]

Sharp Expands Manufacturing Capabilities To Supply A Growing Solar Market

Posted by SI Staff on January 16, 2007

Sharp Corp., an Osaka, Japan-headquartered producer of solar and electronic products, has plans to increase the production capacity at its Katsuragi Plant in Nara Prefecture, Japan, by 110 MW in March to meet the demand for the company's solar cells. [Read More]

SPG Solar Opens Office In Southern California

Posted by SI Staff on January 16, 2007

San Rafael, Calif.-headquartered SPG Solar Inc., a designer and installer of solar photovoltaic systems for residential and commercial applications, has opened its first Southern California office in the San Diego area. According to SPG Solar, the new office was created [Read More]

Turner Launches New Clean Energy Business Venture

Posted by SI Staff on January 16, 2007

Dome-Tech Solar, a large-scale solar energy developer based in Branchburg, N.J., has entered into a business venture with Ted Turner to create DT Solar, a renewable energy provider. Turner, who is known for such cable networks as CNN, TBS and [Read More]