First Wind scholars program awards 16 scholarship grants in 2012

First Wind, an independent U.S.-based wind energy company, today announced that students from sixteen high schools across the country will be awarded a scholarship through the company’s signature First Wind Scholars program. The 2012 recipients were selected from the program’s most competitive pool in its three-year history, and represented project host communities in Hawaii, Maine, […]

Solar Junction receives 5 megawatt order from SolFocus

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Solar Junction, a developer of high efficiency multi-junction solar energy cells for the concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) market, announced today an agreement with SolFocus for a 5-megawatt order.

Engensa’s new SolarLoan introduces “Pay-as-you-Save” solar to millions of UK homes

LONDON, May 22, 2012/PRNewswire/ –Offers Homeowners all the Benefits of Investing in Solar without any of the Upfront Costs Engensa, the UK’s leading home energy company [http://www.engensa.com ], today announces the launch of SolarLoan, the easiest and most affordable way for homeowners to generate their own electricity and cash from home solar panels, without making […]

Suntech introduces new compact, efficient 60-cell module

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ — Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP), the world’s largest producer of solar panels, will introduce a new compact frame design for its popular 60-cell W-Series module at Intersolar Munich.  The new slim and lightweight module format is easier to install, lowers shipment costs, and reduces the product’s […]

Advancing solar panel testing with sophisticated controller features

HOLLAND, Mich., May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Thermotron’s intuitive 8800 programmer controller meets the synchronized testing needs of IEC solar tests.

CRC Solar builds solar racking to withstand hurricane force winds

MOUNDRIDGE, Kan., May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — CRC Solar, a leading manufacturer of Fixed Tilt Ground Mount Racking Systems recently supplied specially designed solar racking for Lone Star College in Houston, Texas.

Supacat highlights role in Fred. Olsen’s BOLT Wave Energy Converter “Lifesaver” - the first installation at FabTest UK in Falmouth

Supacat is promoting its harsh environment design engineering capability at All Energy, the UK’s largest renewables event, and highlighting its role as a strategic partner to Fred. Olsen Ltd. in the development of the BOLT Wave Energy Converter, “Lifesaver”.   In March “Lifesaver” became the first installation to be commissioned at FabTest UK, Falmouth, where it […]

HyperSolar completes proof of concept prototype that successfully produces renewable hydrogen

HyperSolar, Inc. (OTCBB: HYSR), the developer of a breakthrough technology to produce renewable hydrogen using sunlight and any source of water, today announced that its first proof of concept prototype is successfully producing renewable hydrogen. By integrating its unique, low-cost polymer coating with a small-scale solar device to form a self-contained particle, the company has […]

DEGERenergie establishes MLD solar parks in Tennessee – first U.S. project with hydro aluminum

DEGERenergie has shipped 112 DEGERtrakers, featuring MLD technology, to Apex Construction Services, LLC, in Tennessee and installed them together with the Apex construction team.

Technip awarded two subsea contracts in the Gulf of Mexico

Technip was awarded by Petróleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) two subsea contracts in the Bay of Campeche, Mexico, worth a total amount of €105 million.