North America

Smart Grid Technologies Continue to Spread

published 2013 年 03 月 01 日 14:05
Driven by increasing shares of renewable energy in the electricity generation mix and by the need to update aging grid infrastructure, global investment in "smart grid" technologies rose 7 percent in 2012, totaling $13.9 billion w...  more

Queen Anne’S County Farmer Saves on Electric Costs with Solar

published 2013 年 02 月 28 日 14:37
Increasing energy costs, be they from electricity, propane or coal, has a major effect on a farm’s bottom line. With electricity rates steadily increasing annually, it has become critical to a farm’s future to do what it can to o...  more

First Solar Sets New World Record for CdTe Solar Cell Efficiency

published 2013 年 02 月 27 日 14:26
First Solar, Inc.(Nasdaq: FSLR) announced it set a new world record for cadmium-telluride (CdTe) photovoltaic (PV) solar cell conversion efficiency, achieving 18.7 percent cell efficiency in tests confirmed by the U.S. Department...  more