Category Archives: Other renewables


More Solar Brought Online in the U.S. Than the Previous Three Years Combined

The U.S. Solar Industry has experienced a resurgence over the past year as newly-imposed import tariffs on Chinese solar cells have helped companies compete with their Chinese competitors. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association the U.S. solar industry market increased to $11.5 billion, a year-over-year increase of 34 percent. Five Star Equities examines the […]

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IDB to Finance Three Private-sector Photovoltaic Solar Energy Projects in Chile

Pozo Almonte and Calama Photovoltaic Project in the Atacama Desert will supply the country’s mining industry The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a loan package for $41.4 million to private sector firms for the construction, operation, and maintenance of three photovoltaic solar power plants in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile. The financing consists of a […]

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DOE Launches Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative, Releases Solar Funding

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has launched the Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative (CEMI), a new initiative focused on growing American manufacturing of clean energy products and boosting U.S. competitiveness through improvements in manufacturing energy productivity. Today, I announced the Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative at the ribbon cutting of a new facility that I believe […]

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DuPont materials used in over 200 million solar panels in the world

UAE remains key market for solar energy technology with pioneering projects including the world’s largest concentrated solar power plant. Innovative science, private sector investment and public-private collaboration are the foundation for harnessing new sources of energy, said DuPont Chair and CEO Ellen Kullman. In the area of solar energy, DuPont offers the broadest portfolio of […]

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KSK Energy Ventures and MiaSole announce commissioning of 11.6MW solar power project in Rajasthan, India

KSK Energy Ventures, a leading India power development and generation company, and MiaSole, the leading manufacturer of copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS) thin-film photovoltaic solar panels and system solutions, today announced that the commissioning of an 11.6MW solar photovoltaic project occurred on February 26, 2013. The project is under India’s Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission […]

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Intersolar Europe 2013 focuses on renewable heat and solar thermal

June 17–20, 2013, the accompanying Intersolar Europe Conference offers additional insight into and an overview of the most important technologies and trends world-wide. Solar process heat, the use of solar heat for industrial production processes, is one of the most promising markets of the future for solar thermal technology. Improved subsidies provided by the Federal […]

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Solar plant Shams 1 in the desert of Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates


In association with MENASOL 2013, CSP Today and PV Insider have announced they will host this year’s Women’s Solar Seminar in Dubai, with leading speakers including Mona Ghalayini – Chairman Founder of Arab Society for Environmental and Sustainable Development and Lori Atwater – Senior Project Engineer at SolarReserve. After the success of Women’s Solar Seminar […]

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Suntech’s fall rings alarm bell for China’s solar energy industry

The bankruptcy of Chinese leading solar panel maker Wuxi Suntech stunned the domestic photovoltaic (PV) industry last week, raising wide speculations on the future of the company and the whole sector. On Wednesday, the Wuxi City Intermediate People’s Court approved the company’s bankruptcy and ruled that it was undergoing “bankruptcy reorganization.” The announcement came two […]

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DuPont Joint Venture develops new fluid for solar thermal

DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products announces the introduction of Greenway® solar heat transfer fluids manufactured by Climalife and made with Susterra® propanediol. Susterra® propanediol offers solar thermal equipment owners a high performing, biobased glycol which can improve energy efficiency and reduce maintenance costs. Susterra® is certified 100 percent biobased by the U.S. Department of […]

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