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Putting Solar Panels Over Canals Makes Sense In India

India is one of the most densely populated nations on earth. In fact, its population density is three times greater than neighboring China. India’s expanding economy means that it will need three times as much electrical energy in 2030 as it has available today as the country seeks to meet the needs of the 300 […]

January 29th

Which Solar Panels Are Most Efficient?

Updated several times, last time being March 21, 2015, in order to update the efficiency records. Reposted from Cost of Solar: One of the most common things people ask when they start to consider going solar or start to plan their life-changing solar expedition is which are the most efficient solar panels. However, first of […]

July 18th

SunPower Launches Commercial Solar Panels With World Record Efficiency — X-Series

SunPower is the well known leader in solar module efficiency. It has raised the bar yet again with the release of some super efficient ” X-Series Solar Panels.” As I reported less than one month ago, SunPower now holds the record, and second place, and third place in solar module yield tests. Those records were for SunPower’s […]

April 8th

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

10 New SunShot Winners Announced

A total of fifty-four startups have participated in the SunShot Incubator program since it began back in 2007, and 10 new startups have joined the seventh incubator program launched this month. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, who funds the program, “the Incubator program provides early-stage assistance to help startup companies cross technological barriers to […]

November 27th