Solar News – Page 1270

Expands Inverter Offerings Into North American Market

Posted by SI Staff on September 01, 2006

SunPower Corp., a San Jose, Calif.-based designer and manufacturer of solar cells and panels for residential, commercial and remote power applications, has added two products to its line of solar inverters in the North American market – the SPR-3300x and [Read More]

Software Performs Solar Site Analysis In 90 Seconds

Posted by SI Staff on September 01, 2006

Linden, Tenn.-headquartered SolarPathfinder, a developer of products that test an area's solar potential, has released the SolarPathfinder Assistant, a software program that performs a solar site analysis in just 90 seconds. The SolarPathfinder Assistant works in conjunction with the SolarPathfinder [Read More]

Backsheet Materials Increase Module Efficiency And Lifetime

Posted by SI Staff on September 01, 2006

Wilmington, Del.-based DuPont – a worldwide innovator of products and services for a variety of industries, including renewable energy – has developed the DuPont Tedlar PV2100 Series polyvinyl fluoride (PVF) film, which is used in the protective backsheet of PV [Read More]

Battery Producer Offers Seven-Year Solar Warranty Program

Posted by SI Staff on September 01, 2006

The Trojan Battery Company, a Santa Fe Springs, Calif.-headquartered producer of deep cycle batteries, has plans to launch a seven-year limited warranty program for North American battery customers in the solar/renewable energy market. The warranty covers Trojan's six-volt L16P and [Read More]

German Manufacturer Takes First Step Into The U.S. Solar Industry

Posted by SI Staff on August 31, 2006

ErSol Solar Energy AG, a manufacturer located in Germany that produces mono- and multi-crystalline silicon solar cells, has completed its first major contract in the U.S. with PowerLight Corp., a Berkeley, Calif.-based provider of large-scale solar power systems. In the [Read More]

Agreement Made To Develop Large-Scale PV Systems

Posted by SI Staff on August 24, 2006

Nanosolar Inc., a Palo Alto, Calif.-headquartered designer of solar cells and panels using thin-film technology, and Germany-based Conergy Group, an international supplier of renewable products, have signed a long-term agreement to develop large-scale photovoltaic (PV) systems. ‘Delivering the next level [Read More]

Fourteen Participating Cities Race Toward Clean Energy

Posted by SI Staff on August 16, 2006

Fourteen cities representing nearly four million citizens have signed up to participate in the Energy Freedom Challenge (EFC), a race to encourage U.S. cities to achieve independence from foreign and environmentally harmful energy sources, in its first year. The race [Read More]