Posts tagged: solar panels


PA-ID PROCESS GmbH is a machine manufacturer who develops and produces systems for the solar-industry. Furthermore PA-ID works on improvements of solar panels. The result is the 2Power-module which generates electrical and thermal power. 2 Power Module Concept Photovoltaic cells use sunlight to produce valuable power. 2Power-technology also delivers warm water.Photovoltaic modules reach temperatures of […]

Growth of Global Solar and Wind Energy Still Bigger Than Other Renewable Energy Technologies

Solar and wind continue to dominate investment in new renewable capacity. Global use of solar and wind energy grew significantly in 2012. Solar power consumption increased by 58 percent, to 93 terrawatt-hours (TWh), while wind power increased by 18.1 percent, to 521.3 TWh. Although hydropower remains the world’s leading renewable energy, solar and wind continue […]

New Solar Panel Warranty Verification Portal By PowerGuard®

Insurance coverage for purchased panels can now be easily verified 24/7 online PowerGuard Specialty Insurance Services has launched their Solar Panel Program Warranty Verification Portal, accessible from their Web site at or directly at The Warranty Verification Portal was developed to help those purchasing panels from PowerGuard’s solar manufacturing clients verify the existence […]

Printer For Solar Panels Developed In Australia

Researchers at Australia’s Victorian Organic Solar Cell Consortium (VICOSC) — a collaboration between the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), the University of Melbourne, Monash University and industry partners — have successfully printed an A3 sheet of photovoltaic cells. The printer is relatively cheap and uses common industrial chemicals and the resulting solar cells […]

Largest U.S. Rooftop Solar Lease Financing Platform By SolarCity And Goldman Sachs

SolarCity (Nasdaq: SCTY) has recently announced a lease financing agreement with Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) to fund more than $500 million in solar power projects which equals around 110 megawatts in generation capacity for homeowners and businesses. Image Source: SolarCity The financing provides the opportunity for homeowners, businesses, government and other non-profit organizations to install […]

How To Choose Rooftop Solar Panels For Your Home

2012 was a  record-breaking year for rooftop solar panel installations in the U.S. in 2012. Currently there is a huge amount of information overload on how to proceed with solar panels getting installed on your rooftop. Choosing the right solar panel service company usually requires a considerable amount of effort in order to figure out […]

Technology Improvement In Solar Panels 1953-2015

This is a short infographic created by Solar Sphere. It shows the long way solar panels have come since their inception in the 20th century. Efficiency, size, and cost have made dramatic moves and the technology keeps moving as research and development continues.   Last Updated On:25th March 2013