Tag: Solarpanels

  • Toyota Launches All-New Prius PHEV in Japan

    Toyota Launches All-New Prius PHEV in Japan

    Toyota announced today that it will commence sales of all-new Prius Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) models, offered as the Z grade, on March 15. Developed under the Hybrid Reborn concept, the new Prius has been reborn as a high-performance version equipped with the latest plug-in hybrid system, which combines a compact, high-capacity drive battery, high-output drive…

  • LG to close its solar panel business by June30

    LG to close its solar panel business by June30

    The board of directors of LG has decided to close its solar panel business by June 30. The board decision comes as uncertainties in the global solar panel business continue to increase due to a variety of contributing factors, including the intensification of price competition and the rising cost of raw materials. Solar panel production…

  • New Nissan LEAF owners in Japan offered free installation of solar panels for their homes

    New Nissan LEAF owners in Japan offered free installation of solar panels for their homes

    Owners of the new Nissan LEAF in Japan are offered free installation of solar panels for their homes if they sign up for an electricity retail plan offered by Ecosystem Japan. The offer is part of a joint campaign by Nissan and Ecosystem Japan. It aims to promote the use of clean energy to power…

  • Samsung SDI to unveil residential energy storage system products at Intersolar Europe 2017

    Samsung SDI to unveil residential energy storage system products at Intersolar Europe 2017

    Samsung SDI will unveil its residential energy storage system products at the world’s largest exhibition for the ESS and solar industries- Intersolar Europe 2017. Residential ESS is a battery system installed in homes. It saves electricity generated from solar panels in batteries for later use. The so-called high-capacity modules are scalable to connect maximum 39…

  • Honda to Establish a Base for a Hydrogen Energy Demonstration with the goal to prevent global warming

    Honda to Establish a Base for a Hydrogen Energy Demonstration with the goal to prevent global warming

    Tottori Prefecture, Tottori Gas, Sekisui House and Honda,today signed an agreement to jointly pursue Tottori Prefecture’s project to establish a base for a hydrogen energy demonstration (and environmental education) with the goal to prevent global warming and create a sustainable and low-carbon society. The purpose of this project is to promote the popularization of smart…

  • LG to triple its solar energy solution business in South Korea

    LG to triple its solar energy solution business in South Korea

    LG today announced plans to significantly expand its solar energy solution business with a multimillion dollar investment to expand its solar panel manufacturing capabilities in South Korea. LG entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Korean city of Gumi to invest USD 435 million (KRW 527.2 billion) to expand LG’s solar cell manufacturing facilities…

  • Asahi Glass unveils ultra-lightweight solar panel-Lightjoule

    Asahi Glass unveils ultra-lightweight solar panel-Lightjoule

    AGC (Asahi Glass) announced that it will start the sales of Lightjoule, an ultra-lightweight solar panel this month. Using Leoflex , a thin and strong chemically strengthened specialty glass, as the cover glass, AGC successfully reduced the panel weight of Lightjoule by nearly 50% compared to conventional solar panels. In recent years, large rooftops, such…

  • Largest solar bridge in the world generates enough energy for 80,000 cups of tea a day!

    Largest solar bridge in the world generates enough energy for 80,000 cups of tea a day!

    Last month, the largest solar bridge in the world was officially declared opened. Networkrail – owner and operator of Britain’s railway infrastructure, developer Solarcentury and train operator First Capital Connect had a free hot beverage for every commuter passing through Blackfriars station in the morning, drawing attention to the fact that the bridge generates enough…

  • Kyocera starts operation of Japan’s largest offshore solar energy plant in Kagoshima

    Kyocera starts operation of Japan’s largest offshore solar energy plant in Kagoshima

    Kyocera today announced the launch of a 70 megawatt (MW) solar power plant in Kagoshima Prefecture, southern Japan. The Kagoshima Nanatsujima Mega Solar Power Plant went online on November 1 and is being operated by a special purpose company established by Kyocera and six other companies to sell the electricity to a local utility under…

  • Kyocera to supply 30 MW of Solar Power to one of the largest solar power projects in Japan

    Kyocera to supply 30 MW of Solar Power  to one of the largest solar power projects in Japan

    Kyocera today announced that it is supplying approximately 30 megawatts (MW) of solar power generating systems to one of the largest solar power projects in Japan which is being implemented by the National Federation of Agricultural Cooperative Associations (herein “Zen-Noh”) and Mitsubishi. Within the project, Kyocera Solar Corporation will be in charge of supplying, engineering,…