Posts Tagged ‘photovoltaic panels’

Two-Sided Solar Panels With Increased Efficiency Due to DuROCK Tio-Coating

Wednesday, December 30, 2009 5:20 No Comments

Avacos Solar helped the integration of 2 great newly developed technologies from Sanyo Canada Inc and DuROCK Alfacing International Inc. On one side Sanyo has developed a HIT (Heterojunction with Intrinsic Thin-layer) double bifacial solar photovoltaic module which has a 30% more efficiency than normal photovoltaic cells, while on the other hand DuROCK has developed [...]

This was posted under category: solar power Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

More Solar Energy on the U.S. Market

Monday, May 11, 2009 4:05 No Comments

The German company Schott Solar, which is trying to capture a big chunk of the U.S. solar market, will open a new U.S. facility on Monday, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where it will produce both photovoltaic and solar-thermal components.

This was posted under category: Green News, solar power Tags: , , , , , , , ,

A solar airplane will cross Europe

Friday, February 27, 2009 1:33 2 Comments

A solar plane will cross Europe being powered only by solar energy. The aircraft called the Sunseeker II is the enhanced version of the first solar airplane that crossed the United States, Sunseeker I.

This was posted under category: solar power, Wind Power Tags: , , , , , ,

World’s Largest Solar Plant Works at Full Capacity

Tuesday, December 30, 2008 8:06 No Comments

The Amareleja solar plant, located in southern Portugal, presented as ” the world’s largest” came into operation at full capacity, announced the plant director. The plant provides the energy needs of 30,000 households.

This was posted under category: solar power Tags: , , , , , , , ,

A Swiss Made The World Tour in a Solar Cab

Saturday, December 6, 2008 14:54 No Comments

A taxi inventor, whose car runs on solar energy, drove around the world, to fulfil his mission of making the people aware of the weather changes. Louis Palmer finished the trip, this week, in Poland. Palmer has traveled in his car with solar panels for 17 months and crossed 38 countries without any drop of [...]

This was posted under category: solar power Tags: , , , , , , ,

Solar Panels Installed in Cemetery

Sunday, November 30, 2008 6:44 No Comments

A lot of solar panels were installed in a cemetery from Santa Coloma de Gramenet, a town situated in Spain. The 462 photovoltaic panels produce enough electricity to supply 60 homes annually, thus avoiding the 62 tons of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) per year. It was chosen the cemetery because it is located on a [...]

This was posted under category: Green News, solar power Tags: , , , , , ,

Vatican’s Solar System Was Activated

Wednesday, November 26, 2008 5:03 No Comments

This week, Vatican was activate the solar system to power several important buildings and by 2020 this system will power 20% of the town needs. The giant roof of Vatican’s auditorium, known also as Nervi, in commemoration of Pierluigi Nervi, the building’s architect, was covered with 2.400 photovoltaic panels. The new system will provide electricity [...]

This was posted under category: solar power Tags: , , , , ,