ECO Energy

Chinese PV Industry Brief: Huge orders for Trina Solar and JYT Corporation

Trina Solar has secured a 4 GW solar module order from US company Nextera Energy and wafer manufacturer JYT Corporation closed deals to supply a total of 1,906,000,000 wafers. January 8, 2021 Vincent Shaw and Max Hall Chinese panel maker Trina Solar said on Thursday it secured a 4 GW order for its Vertex modules from US energy company NextEra Energy. The company said the products will be shipped between 2022 and 2023 and the purchase price will be negotiated on a monthly basis according to market prices.Shanghai-listed silicon wafer manufacturer, JYT Corporation, announced on Thursday that two supply agreements were signed with two major solar cell manufacturers for long-term wafer supply over the next three years. Through one deal, JYT will supply Tongwei with 960 million mono-crystallin

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Free Electricty

Lightsource Begins Construction on the Wildflower Solar Project

Lightsource bp, a global solar development company, has successfully closed on a $20 million financing package and has mobilized construction on its Wildflower Solar project located in Rio Linda, about 10 miles north of Sacramento, Calif. All of the electricity generated by the 16.5 MW DC/13 MW AC project will be purchased by the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD), a community-owned, not-for-profit electric service provider, through a long-term power contract.SMUD will use the power purchased from Wildflower to support its Neighborhood SolarShares program that can provide solar to new housing developments through an off-site utility-scale solar project. The community solar program gives developers the ability to deliver the environmental benefits of solar power without having to

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Solar

What do Solar Panels Do

What do Solar Panels Do We all know that solar photovoltaic (PV) panels convert sunlight into usable electricity, but few people know the real science behind this process. This week on the blog we are going to bring the kitty-gritty science behind solar. This may sound complicated, but it boils down to all photovoltaic effects; The ability of a substance to emit electrons when bathed in light. What Is A Solar Panel? Solar energy begins with the Sun. Solar panels (also known as "PV panels") are used to convert light from the sun, which is made up of particles of energy called "photons", into electricity whose Can be used to perform electric loads. Solar panels can be used for a wide variety of applications, including cabins, telecommunications equipment, remote power systems for remote

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Green Energy

Berkshire Bank Chooses Nexamp as its Community Solar Provider

Berkshire Bank, a community bank headquartered in Massachusetts, has chosen Boston-based Nexamp as its community solar provider. Founded more than 170 years ago, Berkshire Bank operates 130 branches across seven Northeastern states. By enrolling in the Nexamp community solar program, the bank is taking an active role in the advancement of clean energy.Corporations and large organizations looking to embrace clean energy have a number of compelling options today, but a community solar subscription provides a unique opportunity in scale and savings potential, while helping to green the grid in the areas they work. Nexamp operates hundreds of community solar farms that generate clean electricity fed directly to the local utility grid and allocates the value of that energy to subscribers to he

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