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How Toxic Are Solar Panels? Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition Solar Scorecard 2013

The Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition (SVTC) moments ago released its annual Solar Scorecard. I had the opportunity to talk with Sheila Davis, Executive Director of the Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition, last week in advance of the official release. Below are some key notes from the official release and from my chat with Sheila. Unfortunately, one of the main […]

August 13th

SunPower Tops Solar Module Yield Test (Ranks #1, #2, And #3)

US-based solar module company SunPower has apparently taken the first, second, and third spot in PHOTON International’s 2012 solar module yield test. PV-Tech writes: The company’s SPR-327NE-WHT-D module came in first place with an annual yield of 1,144.1kWh per kW. The performance ratio estimates 95.2% according to a theoretical approach of 1,202 kWh per kW output. […]

March 26th