Global consultancy and certification firm DNV KEMA has envisaged the concept of floating solar islands as a part of clean energy solutions. Called SUNdy, the real idea behind the concept is creation of 2 MW hexagonal array which floats on the sea surface.
Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) has awarded the construction of a 13 MW Photovoltaic power plant to Arizona-based First Solar Inc.
The flower-like design of nanoflowers proves to be better store for solar energy as its petals offer an enormous surface area.
In Japan, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has given a green signal to clean energy projects totalling around 1,780 megawatts of capacity. This decision has been taken under a government incentive program, which increases dependence on solar power up to 83% until the end of September.
GCL-Poly, the Hong-Kong-based company is all set to build and operate a solar power plant in China by partnering with Foxconn Technology Group.
Tanzania has launched the installation of the largest solar energy project in the country’s history with an aim to provide safe, clean and reliable electricity to its people.
SoloPower Inc. in California is set to manufacture flexible solar panels! Company’s first commercial plant will be set in Portland.
A solar array has been installed at the new Big Y supermarket in Lee, MA by Real Goods Solar, Smart Energy Capital and Hudson Energy Solar. The setup supports 15% of the building’s annual electricity needs.
On 11 September, 2012, Trina Solar Ltd. (TSL) revealed plans to shape its business by separating photovoltaic module and system units.