Toshiba says it will help design, engineer and construct Japan’s largest PV power plant, at 50 megawatts, with construction set for 2012.
To help raise awareness about solar energy in the Sunshine State, Florida Power & Light donates a 5-kilowatt demonstration PV system to Zoo Miami.
GE is working on two projects funded by the federal Sunshot Initiative aimed at cutting the cost of rooftop PV by more than half.
The Interstate Renewable Energy Council’s annual report says U.S. grid-connected PV installations doubled in 2010, and the trend line is still heading up.
Singapore researchers say they’ve developed an innovative manufacturing process for thin-film solar cells that produces electric current at record high levels.
As cheaper PV steals business from concentrating solar thermal, Sopogy introduces a new parabolic collector that it says offers greater efficiencies.
Davidson College in North Carolina will soon install a solar hot water and pool heating system and a PV array to offset energy costs at its sports complex.