Solar News – Page 1263

$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]

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]

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]

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]

Kameyama Plant Exemplifies Renewable Energy

Posted by SI Staff on September 19, 2006

Sharp Corp., a provider of electronics and LCD technology, has recently opened its Kameyama Plant No. 2 in Japan, which features a renewable energy supply system independent of the utility power grid. These power sources include a PV power system [Read More]

Expands Business Development Efforts With New Sales Manager

Posted by SI Staff on September 18, 2006

Aliso Viejo, Calif.-based XsunX Inc., a provider of thin-film technologies for the solar energy industry, has hired Kurt Laetz as vice president of global sales, where he will focus on managing business development and promoting the company's brand to U.S. [Read More]

Extends Sales Team With New Western Regional Manager

Posted by SI Staff on September 15, 2006

Open Energy Corp., a Solana Beach, Calif.-headquartered renewable energy company that focuses on the design and manufacturing of solar products, has hired Mark Bettis as the western regional sales manager. Bettis brings to Open Energy a strong background in solar [Read More]