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Sainsbury’s seizes title as Europe’s top solar generator

Posted on August 4th, 2012 · Posted in solar power

Sainsbury’s has today revealed that it has installed over 69,500 solar panels on its stores, laying claim to the title of Europe’s top solar generator. The company said that it.. read more

Connecting a 2.26 MWp solar carport

Posted on July 26th, 2012 · Posted in solar carport, solar power, solar power in south africa

From this week on, visitors of the Warner Brothers Movie Park in Madrid can admire a new attraction before even entering the park. Within a few months, the German project.. read more

High Cost of Electricity in South Africa

Posted on July 26th, 2012 · Posted in nuclear energy, renewable energy, solar power

The latest electricity price hike of 14.6% will hit the poor hard – as usual – but in fact it is the least of their worries. Despite South Africa’s sunny.. read more

Historic Solar-powered plane ends flight

Posted on July 26th, 2012 · Posted in solar power

Reuters The Solar Impulse plane’s project co-founder and CEO Andre Borschberg (L) welcomes project president and pilot Bertrand Piccard (C) after a 19-hour flight from Madrid at Rabat’s International airport.. read more

Germany paid for universal PV R&D Costs

Posted on July 19th, 2012 · Posted in solar power, solar power in south africa

A recent comment on the article… “The ANC know exactly what they are doing about energy ?” worth repeating… Daryl Hunt said… “Most of my feelings are similar but I would.. read more

South African solar training academy launched

Posted on July 19th, 2012 · Posted in solar power, training

Solar power integrator Solsquare has collaborated with Germany’s Maxx Solar Academy to introduce a solar training academy in South Africa, boosting installation standards in the photovoltaic industry. The academy is.. read more

South African Upington solar park jobs potential

The planned solar park in Upington would create a significant number of construction and manufacturing jobs, which would not only benefit the Northern Cape, but also extend beyond the province,.. read more

Citizens will be able to sell electricity to Swaziland Electricity Company

Posted on July 16th, 2012 · Posted in renewable energy, solar power

16 July 2012 – The Times of Swaziland reports that people in Swaziland will be able to generate electricity and sell it to the Swaziland Electricity Company (SEC). Lindiwe Ntshangase,.. read more

Solar Power in Germany Increases 40 Percent

Posted on July 16th, 2012 · Posted in solar power

Solar power accounted for 10 percent of Germany’s total electricity production in May, an increase of 40 percent from the previous year, as reported by the Federal Association of the.. read more

Tracking Solar PV Systems Explained

Posted on July 13th, 2012 · Posted in solar power, solar tracking

Solar tracking systems are a great way to maximize the efficiency of solar panels. They track the sun’s motion across the sky and depending on the type of system, the.. read more

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