Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa unveiled an ambitious plan for installing solar panels on residents’ rooftops to meet 10 percent of the city’s energy needs by the year 2020.The energy plan, Solar..
It seems Christmas fever has already started in Japan. Today Mitsukoshi department store in Tokyo’s Nihonbashi district unveiled a 15-meter-high solar-powered Christmas tree with some 20,000 light emitting diodes. The Christmas tree..
Honda’s wholly-owned solar cell subsidiary Honda Soltec Co., Ltd. will begin sales throughout Japan of thin-film solar cells for public and industrial use on October 24, 2008. Having sold solar cells for..
Tokyo Electric Power Co. has installed charging devices for electric vehicles in nine basement parking lots, including those under several office buildings, in the business district near JR Tokyo Station on a..
Sunrise Solar Corp announced the introduction of a Solar Light Brick for the integration of solar technologies into traditional construction materials. This innovative technology includes advanced solar cells, an energy storage device..
LG Group has completed Korea’s largest solar power plant in Taean, South Chungcheong Province and started producing electricity. The solar power plant with an annual power generating capacity of 19,000 MWh stands..
Kyocera is fitting out another major solar power plant with photovoltaic modules for the Spanish renewable energy company Avanzalia. When finished, the project will be one of the largest solar power generating..
Chinese electric Car Saibao jointly developed by China’s Tianjin Qingyuan Electric Vehicle Company and Hafei Auto Group recently passed Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)’s 40mph frontal offset impact test. This is..
California’s largest utility company- Pacific Gas and Electric has signed deals to build the world’s two biggest solar plants that would supply electricity to 250,000 homes and reestablish the United States as..