Solar Energy News


Sep 16, 2009 (11 hours ago)

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–( BUSINESS WIRE )–Camstar Systems, Inc. announced today that Canadian Solar Inc.(NASDAQ: CSIQ), a leading vertically integrated provider of ingots, wafers, solar cells, and solar modules, has selected Camstar’s SolarSuite™, configured for the Solar industry on the Camstar Enterprise Platform, to help reduce cell and panel cost per watt and create a more effective manufacturing process environment. Canadian Solar will deploy the solution in its cell manufacturing site in Suzhou and its module manufacturing site in Changshu, both in Jiangsu Province, China. “In order to create optimal efficiency and deliver top quality while growing and innovating, Canadian Solar strives to continuously improve its processes and methods,” said Mr. Dacheng Fang, VP of Business Integration at Canadian Solar. “The platform will help us improve manufacturing control, visibility and traceability of cell and module processes and materials, and consistent application of operational standards. Reliable, timely information will help us more quickly resolve issues and make fact-based decisions.” “Standardizing on one platform for both cell and module production is key to support growth,” sai..Solar Energy News
Sep 15, 2009 (18 hours ago)

Next week New York City will host the leaders of every country in the world for a special United Nations Climate Summit. Convened by the United Nations Secretary General, this summit is the last opportunity for political leaders to discuss a global climate deal before the deadline in Copenhagen , this December. But right now, there’s very little public pressure surrounding this summit. Without a large public showing in New York, this meeting could start and end with little attention directed on it. And that would invariably lead to a less ambitious outcome, farther away from the goal we’re all aiming for: a treaty that gets us back to 350 parts per million CO2 – the carbon threshold that scientists believe we must not pass if we are to avoid the most catastrophic effects of climate change. Our partners at Oxfam and tcktcktck have come up with a fun and impactful action for Central Park, on the day before the meeting starts. Come to the Trump Wollman Ice Rink in Central Park at 1 pm on Sunday, September 20. It’s called the Human Countdown, involving hundreds of people in a choreographed piece of aerial art. It’s a fantastic way to spend a Sunday in the park, and it’s great fo..Solar One
Sep 15, 2009 (1 day ago)

Date: 2009-09-14, 8:39AM CDT Reply to: Woodstar Energy specializes in energy efficiency upgrades, renewable energy production and backup power. Energy efficiency upgrades consists of replacement windows, doors, siding, roofing, insulation, whole house fans and tankless water heaters. For renewal energy production we focus on solar photovoltaic’s, solar hot water heaters and solar pool heaters. With backup power comprising battery backup sump pumps, standby generators and battery backup systems. We are currently looking to bring on a commissioned based sales rep. We are looking for someone that is well organized, personable and outgoing. A sales or construction background is a plus but not mandatory. Must be able to learn new concepts, try creative sales approaches and have a positive attitude. Expected commissions are between $50-100K a year and are paid as 50% of gross profit. Leads are a combo of company provided and self prospecting. You would be required to go around neighborhoods that we are doing work to generate business. If interested please send your resume to Brian. Location: Des Plaines IL Compensation: Commission paid as 50% of gross ..Solar Power Buzz