Daily Archives: June 21, 2016

LA County approves SnapNrack’s integrated grounding system for use in projects

By Steven Bushong SnapNrack, a manufacturer of residential solar panel mounting solutions, announced the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works has accepted its Series 100 UL 2703 Listing for Integrated Grounding System installations in Los Angeles County. The acceptance was received on April 12, 2016. “Acceptance of SnapNrack’s UL 2703 Listing for Integrated Grounding…

The five fundamentals of solar marketing

By Steven Bushong By Silas Ellman, executive vice president, and Matty Byloos, SEO/content king, at RGR Marketing The fundamentals of marketing for the solar industry aren’t terribly dissimilar to the marketing fundamentals of any other industry these days. While marketing can be second nature for some, it can be challenging work for many others. Understanding…

Millennials Pushing Utilities Towards Renewables and Efficiency

By Press Release Millennials are more concerned about shifting to cleaner sources of energy, are more willing to pay for this shift through a surcharge in their electricity bills, and are also more interested in incentives for saving electricity and purchasing related technologies. The post Millennials Pushing Utilities Towards Renewables and Efficiency appeared first on…

imec demonstrates solar cells with near 100% bifaciality

By Kelly Pickerel imec, the world-leading nano-electronics research center and partner in Energyville, will present at Intersolar Europe/EU PVSEC a highly efficient bifacial n-PERT (BiPERT) solar cell featuring a bifaciality value close to 100%. With arear cell efficiency close to the efficiency measured from the front of the cell, imec’s new achievement underscores the ability…

Shanghai May Be Home to Tesla’s China Factory

By Jon LeSage Tesla Motors may be setting up a manufacturing plant in Shanghai to serve the China market. An unnamed source has told Bloomberg that Jinqiao Group, a Shanghai government-owned company, has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding with Tesla that will lead to a $9 billion factory investment in the area. Tesla and…

PSA Group and Iran Khodro sign JV agreement

The PSA Group and Iran Khodro have signed the final joint venture agreement to produce latest-generation vehicles in Iran. This 50/50 joint venture is expected to invest up to €400 million over the next five years in manufacturing and R&D capacity. The capacity to export joint-venture products across the region. million vehicles in 2011. BriefBrought…

How China Can Ramp up Wind Power

By Massachusetts Institute of Technology China has an opportunity to massively increase its use of wind power — if it properly integrates wind into its existing power system, according to a newly published MIT study. The post How China Can Ramp up Wind Power appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For…

Sweden’s 100 Percent Carbon-Free Emissions Challenge

By Press Release The Swedish power supply is largely free of carbon emissions. Indeed, it is mainly based on a combination of hydroelectric and nuclear power combined with power exchange with neighbouring Scandinavian countries. The post Sweden’s 100 Percent Carbon-Free Emissions Challenge appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Read Full Article Here For more great…

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