Solar electricity News for August 2009

Solar electricity News Archive

First Solar to build 55 MW thin-film solar project for LADWP

First Solar has entered a contract with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) to build a 55 MW thin-film solar power project in Imperial County, California, USA.

Intertape Polymer Group develops products for renewable energy market

Intertape Polymer Group (IPG) has announced plans to develop further products designed for the wind, solar, geothermal and biofuel generation markets.

First Solar builds 550 MW of solar PV for SCE

First Solar will build two thin-film solar photovoltaic (PV) projects totalling 550 MW with an annual output of 1.2 TWh for Southern California Edison (SCE) in Southern California.

Sunstroom to build 50 MW solar thermal plant in Spain

Sunstroom Energy Investments, a designer, builder and operator of renewable energy plants, announces that it is planning to build a 50 MW solar thermal electricity plant in Saucedilla, Cáceres, in the Extremadura province of Spain.

ersol launches new micromorph thin film module

With the start of series production, ersol Thin Film GmbH, a subsidiary of ersol Solar Energy AG, is launching its first micromorph thin-film module, under the name Vega-T.

India plans massive increase in solar energy

India is targeting 20GW of solar power as part of its climate and energy strategy.

Concentrix Solar achieves 25% system efficiency Concentrix Solar achieves 25% system efficiency

Concentrix Solar has increased the system efficiency (AC) of its concentrator systems to 25%. This record was achieved using its new, CX-75 generation of modules.

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eSolar power tower plant unveiled eSolar power tower plant unveiled

The full-scale solar thermal power tower plant will produce electricity for utility Southern California Edison (SCE), and could power more than 4,000 homes in California's Antelope Valley.