The Thread Group has launched an open platform that permits appliances to 'talk' and be controlled by a mobile device. Home heating and lighting systems will be a big part of the internet of things.
A solar photovoltaic (PV) energy system, which it has been said will reduce energy costs by more than USD$70,000 annually, has been installed at one of New York's leading sound stage facilities.
A new 116kW roof-mount photovoltaic (PV) solar electric system has been installed at the Ronald McDonald House of San Diego, in the U.S. It is the only one in California to use solar energy.
In a bid to "rapidly increase" its overseas business, China-based Singyes Solar has announced it is expanding its production capacity. A focus will be on Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV).
Germany-based Conergy is stepping up production in Italy with the announcement that its set to build five solar installations for the Italian hotel group, Bluserena.
The Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University has been crowned this year’s winner of the Solar Decathlon Europe 2010 competition for its Lumenhaus submission.
Solar Energy Initiatives, Inc. (SNRY) has signed a letter of intent to install USD$16 million worth of photovoltaics (PV) systems on government buildings in Pennsylvania, the U.S.
Renewable energy project developer Pacific Blue Energy Corp. (PBEC), has announced it will be partnering with Patriot Solar Inc. for the development of commercial solar farms in Southwestern U.S.
Construction of East Africa’s first solar module plant is underway. Initial production capacity is expected to be 30,000 photovoltaic (PV) modules per year, with the first lot due to be manufactured as early as this October.
Japan-based Kaneka Solartech Co., Ltd. has completed the expansion of its thin film photovoltaics facilities by 80 megawatts (MW), thus bringing its annual production total to 150 MW. Meanwhile, the company says it is looking to...
Pacific Blue Energy Corp. (PBEC) has announced its intentions to partner with Siliken Renewable Energy to build a 15 megawatt (MW) solar farm in Arizona, the U.S.
The Shunk Group has quadrupled its production capacity in the high temperatures material sector through a series of new facilities and plant expansions.
Australia is set to see its largest flat panel solar facility installed at the University of Queensland (UQ).
Korea-based Hyundai Heavy Industries has said it is looking to hit a production capacity of one gigawatt (GW) and sales of one trillion by 2012, in a bid to become a world leader in solar power production.
A two megawatt (MW) pilot project has been completed in California, thus leading the way for the Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) to develop up to 250 MW of new solar photovoltaic (PV) power in the state.
A solar energy project – tipped to be one of America’s largest corporate solar power installations – has been praised by U.S. senators, who called it a demonstration that "a clean energy future is both possible and profitable".
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