Products & Technology – Page 253

Study Says Conserval’s SolarWall Boosts Efficiency

Posted by SI Staff on November 26, 2007

According to a 12-month study conducted by engineering consulting company Battle McCarthy, Conserval's SolarWall solar air collector can displace over 50% of the total heat energy used in industrial buildings. Battle McCarthy monitored the newly retrofitted 410 square-meter SolarWall system [Read More]

China Sunergy Begins Production Of Selective Emitter Cells

Posted by SI Staff on November 20, 2007

China Sunergy Co. Ltd. has started mass production of its selective emitter cells after successfully commissioning recently arrived production equipment. The commercially produced selective emitter cells yielded an average efficiency rate of 17.5% during the first few days of mass [Read More]

Fat Spaniel Releases String Monitoring Service

Posted by SI Staff on November 14, 2007

Fat Spaniel Technologies, a provider of monitoring and reporting services for distributed renewable energy systems, has released its new String Monitoring Service. The service is designed to enable solar electric power purchase agreement service providers, system installers, and system operators [Read More]

Environmental Solar Systems’ SunMate Gets Highest Rating

Posted by SI Staff on November 13, 2007

Environmental Solar Systems Inc.'s SunMate hot air solar panel recently received SRCC's highest rating via its Certified Solar Collector and Water Heating and Systems Ratings. For its size, SunMate is listed as the most efficient product on the market. After [Read More]

Solarpowergetics Offering Vaughn Manufacturing Products

Posted by SI Staff on November 13, 2007

Solarpowergetics says it now offers the full line of solar solutions, with electrical backup and storage hot water tanks, from Vaughn Manufacturing. Vaughn makes premium tanks based on Hydrastone lining, which creates an effective method for preventing corrosion. Dense urethane [Read More]

Solar Energy 4 U Brings Sonnenkraft To North America

Posted by SI Staff on November 13, 2007

Solar Energy 4 U is introducing Sonnenkraft, one of Europe's leading solar thermal systems manufacturers, to the North American market. Sonnenkraft, of St. Veit, Austria, has installed thousands of intelligent, compact and robust systems that produce hot water for homes [Read More]

Honda Soltec Commemorates Opening Of Kumamoto Plant

Posted by SI Staff on November 12, 2007

Honda Soltec Co. Ltd. has officially opened a solar cell production plant in Kumamoto, Japan – one that mass-produces thin film made from a compound of copper, indium, gallium and selenium (CIGS) instead of silicon. Honda says its next-generation solar [Read More]

Energy Focus Inc. Wins Contract To Develop Cells

Posted by SI Staff on November 09, 2007

Energy Focus Inc. has been awarded a $1 million contract by the DuPont-University of Delaware Very High Efficiency Solar Cell (VHESC) Consortium to develop advanced solar cell technologies. The goal of the VHESC project is to develop 50% efficient solar [Read More]

Opel International Signs Agreement For Solar Trackers

Posted by SI Staff on November 08, 2007

Opel International, a developer and supplier of concentrating photovoltaic panels (CPVs), has entered into an exclusive agreement with FEiNA SCP to OEM and market FEiNA's line of solar trackers in Canada, the U.S., Mexico and Brazil. The solar trackers designed [Read More]

Trina Solar Casts Jumbo Multicrystalline Ingot

Posted by SI Staff on November 01, 2007

Trina Solar Ltd., an integrated manufacturer of solar photovoltaic products, says it has become the first global solar PV module manufacturer to cast a multicrystalline ingot using GT Solar Inc.'s advanced DSS 450 furnace. This milestone was achieved in connection [Read More]