• EU PVSEC: PV among fastest growing industries in the world

    The tenth edition of the PV Status Report, published by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC), indicates that in 2010, the photovoltaic (PV) industry production more than doubled and reached a world-wide production volume of 23.5 gigawatts (GW) of photovoltaic modules. Since 1990, photovoltaic module production has increased more than 500-fold from 46MW to 23.5 GW in 2010, which makes photovoltaics one of ...

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  • Free Solar Panels Available to UK Households

    Energy sector organisation EnergyLink has called on British households to act now and take advantage of the opportunity to dramatically reduce their carbon footprint, without spending a penny. While many low carbon technologies such as wind turbines or heat pumps may be too expensive or impractical for the average UK consumer, free solar panels allow households to help protect the environment and make big savings on their energy bills. An increasing number of solar panel companies across ...

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  • Can Silicon Valley Re-Charge Solar Energy?

    Silicon Valley innovators Apple and Google may be the best hope left for rescuing the struggling solar power industry. At a time when solar energy companies continue to file for bankruptcy under the pressure of heavy debt loads, Google has been sinking hundreds of millions of dollars into new solar power initiatives. This summer, for example, Google launched a $280 million solar power initiative to bring solar power to residential homes in California. Over the ...

    Posted at September 3, 2011 | By : | Categories : news | 0 Comment
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