Solarmer hits 7.6% OVP Effieciency

And we have a new world record set!!! One of the world leaders in organic photovoltaics, or OPVs, Solarmer Energy Inc, based in California,  announced they set a new world record for plastic solar ce...

Suntech to supply Ontario with 17MW

Suntech Power Holdings has recently signed a memorandum of understanding with Canadian based Pure Energies to supply up to 17 MW  in 2010. Wuxi,  Chinese crystalline silicon photovoltaic module manu...

Solar Power for the Sunshine State

At Thanksgiving the California Public Utilities Commission approved a new 500 kV transmission line from the southeastern desert where several solar projects are installed to cities on the coast. Initi...

Solar Panels Sold Out in Germany

German homeowners and solar investors has rushed the solar energy sector of the economy to set a new record with installing about 3GW of solar power this year. This is partially explained by the feed-...

50% Down and Counting

A research by alternative energy research company New Energy Finance says that solar energy will cost up to 50% less at the end of this year in comparison with 2008 prices. And this is without subsidi...

Flexible Solar Cells

It was just yesterday when GOT POWERED! wrote about new paper-thin batteries being invented but the science of today is skimming above the surface of everyday life to surprise us more and more, more o...

Solar plant in Alcazar to store energy

SolarReserve and Preneal in process of garnering the essential permission to build a 50-megawatt thermal-solar plant in Spain. This solar plant will use molten salt to store and release solar energy. ...

Dell Grows Trees

It’s not a surprise anymore that companies of the hi-tech sector become trend-setters for green technologies. The more hi-tech their products get, the more greener their offices turn. First it w...