Articles Tagged with ''solar''

Feb. 7, 2012: U.S. Jumps to No. 1 in 2011 Global Clean Energy Investments

February 7, 2012
The United States topped China for the first time since 2008 as global clean energy investment reached a new record of $260 billion in 2011, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

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Concordia University Launches Solar Simulator-Environmental Chamber

February 6, 2012
Concordia University has announced the opening of its new Solar Simulator-Environmental Chamber, a unique laboratory that the university said will revolutionize solar energy applications and building standards.

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Jan. 31, 2012: Mitsubishi Plastics to Test-Market Compact Adsorption Chiller in the U.S.

January 31, 2012
Mitsubishi Plastics Inc., in collaboration with Union Industry Co. Ltd., has developed what it says is an easy-to-install compact adsorption chiller with an integrated cooling tower (cooling capacity of 10 kW).

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Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012: KU Solar Enters the U.S. Market

January 25, 2012
Bob Solger of KU Solar introduced the company at its press conference. He said KU Solar is a manufacturer and distributor of solar air cooling and heating systems.

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Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012: Titus HVAC Expands Displacement Ventilation Line

January 24, 2012
Titus HVAC announced that it has expanded its Plexicon line of displacement ventilation systems to include solar capabilities. The solar Plexicon uses a wireless, energy harvesting process to power the unit.

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Enerconcept Technologies Inc.: Rooftop Solar Hot-Air Collector

January 23, 2012
An efficient and lightweight rooftop solar hot-air collector — the Luba™ GL — is designed for supplemental outside air heating in commercial, institutional, and industrial facilities. Patented by Solarventi Ltd., the technology has a maximum thermal output of 247 Btuh/square foot.

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IKEA to Install Solar Panels on Five Locations in the Midwest

January 16, 2012
IKEA has announced plans to install solar panels on five more of its United States locations — all of them in the Midwest. Pending governmental permits, installation is expected to begin this winter, with completion expected in summer 2012.

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Jan. 9, 2012: Researchers Discover Method to Develop New Nanocrystal-Based Energy Technologies

January 9, 2012
Researchers have discovered a technique for utilizing nanocrystals that overcomes an obstacle to their integration into devices. These findings could enable the development of new nanocrystal-based technologies for energy storage, photovoltaics, and solar fuels.

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Lochinvar: Solar Thermal Storage Tank

December 31, 2011
Lochinvar’s new Strato-Therm+ integrates three appliances into one by functioning as a solar thermal storage tank, indirect water heater, and buffer tank for hydronic applications.

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Hybrid Solar Thermal System Enables Brewing of 'Green Beer'

December 26, 2011
Net Zero Impact has begun installation of a hybrid solar-thermal system at Hale’s Ales, the company’s largest and most sophisticated solar project to date. Located in Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood, the project kicked off with the lowering of a 1,200-gallon storage tank through a temporary opening in the brewery’s roof.

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