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New Jersey Solar Developer Changes Its Name

Posted by SI Staff on May 03, 2007

The board of directors of Pennington, N.J.-headquartered WorldWater & Power Corp., a solar system developer and marketer, recently approved the company's name change to WorldWater & Solar Technologies Corp. According to the company, the new name better reflects its role [Read More]

Ignite Clean Energy Selects Its Winner

Posted by SI Staff on May 03, 2007

Westborough, Mass.-based RSI Silicon was selected as the winner of the Ignite Clean Energy Business Presentation Competition. Sponsored by the MIT Enterprise Forum Energy Special Interest Group, the competition gives start-up clean energy companies and entrepreneurs the opportunity to develop [Read More]

California Winery Goes 100% Solar

Posted by SI Staff on May 03, 2007

El Dorado Hills, Calif.-based Premier Power Inc. has completed the installation of a 200 kW solar electric system for Calistoga, Calif.-headquartered Chateau Montelena Winery. According to the winery, the system will supply 100% of the company's electricity. ‘Thanks to this [Read More]

California Winery Goes 100% Solar

Posted by SI Staff on May 03, 2007

El Dorado Hills, Calif.-based Premier Power Inc. has completed the installation of a 200 kW solar electric system for Calistoga, Calif.-headquartered Chateau Montelena Winery. According to the winery, the system will supply 100% of the company's electricity. ‘Thanks to this [Read More]

Ascent Solar Makes Several Management Changes

Posted by SI Staff on May 01, 2007

Mohan Misra, chair of Ascent Solar Technologies Inc. – a Littleton, Colo.-based developer of thin film photovoltaic materials and modules – has agreed to also serve as the company's chief strategy officer. As chair and chief strategy officer, Misra will [Read More]

WorldWater And Power’s Executives To Present At Clean Technology Conference

Posted by SI Staff on May 01, 2007

Quentin T. Kelly, chair and chief executive officer of WorldWater & Power Corp., and Larry Crawford, the company's chief financial officer, will present at the Jefferies Global Clean Technology Conference at the Mandarin Oriental in New York on May 2. [Read More]

XsunX Plans Multi-Megawatt Solar Cell Factory

Posted by SI Staff on April 30, 2007

Aliso Viejo, Calif.-based XsunX Inc., a developer of manufacturing systems and cell structures for thin film photovoltaic solar energy, has announced plans to build a multi-megawatt production facility in the U.S. With this new manufacturing facility, XsunX will focus on [Read More]

Enerize Corp. Improves Quality Control Methods

Posted by SI Staff on April 30, 2007

Enerize Corp., an emerging alternative energy company based in Coral Springs, Fla., has developed nondestructive testing methods and equipment that can be applied to real-time in-line quality assurance while manufacturing solar cells. ‘To meet global needs for cleaner energy, both [Read More]

Xantrex Selected To Develop Solar Inverters

Posted by SI Staff on April 27, 2007

Xantrex Technology Inc., a Vancouver, British Columbia-headquartered manufacturer of renewable energy products, has been selected to develop solar inverters to support the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Solar America Initiative. In March, DOE announced the selection and future funding of [Read More]

OPA Signs Contracts With 36 Small Renewable Energy Projects

Posted by SI Staff on April 27, 2007

Since its inception in November 2006, the Ontario Power Authority's (OPA) standard offer program has signed 36 contracts – totaling 238 MW of power – with small renewable generators to provide electricity to the Ontario grid. The standard offer program [Read More]