SolarWorld to sponsor solar decathlon Southwest and West Virginia teams
May 8, 2013 - PV Tech
US solar manufacturer, SolarWorld, is to sponsor a joint team from Arizona State University and University of New Mexico as well as a team from West Virginia University in the Solar Decathlon organized by the US Department of Energy.
Duke Energy Buys 21 Megawatts of Solarworld Farms in California
Apr. 10, 2013 - Bloomberg
The twin solar farms, Highlander 1 and Highlander 2, near Twentynine Palms, California, will be run as one operation and will provide power for more than 4,000 homes, Charlotte, North Carolina-based Duke said in a statement today. Edison International’s Southern California Edison will buy all the electricity under a 20-year agreement.
SolarWorld Launches “Made in America” Home Solar Financing Program
February 18, 2013 - Clean Technica
Looking to capitalize on the boom in third-party solar leasing and “Made in the USA” campaigns, SolarWorld on February 12 launched “the solar industry’s first financing program dedicated exclusively to American-made solar products.”
SolarWorld panel may be industry’s future
March 29, 2013 - Hillsboro Tribune
Called Sunmodule Protect and described as a "glass-glass solar panel," it will have a 30-year performance guarantee, one of the longest in the industry. The lengthy guarantee is based in large part on improved protection from the elements achieved by using glass panels on both sides of the energy-producing solar cells
Video: How A Solar Panel Is Made: From Polysilicon To PV
October 17, 2012 - Earth Techling
Watching solar’s place in the world grow led us to ask a question that you might have wondered about yourself: How is solar power made? And by that we don’t mean the process of converting sunlight to electricity; instead, we wanted to understand the manufacturing process better
Water Missions’ new headquarters takes shape on former Navy base
March 6, 2013 - The Post and Courier
The charity Water Missions International is putting the finishing touches on its new headquarters in North Charleston, and that includes hooking up one of South Carolina’s largest solar arrays.
SolarWorld Unveils 270-Watt, 60-Cell Panel
September 17, 2013 - Solar Power World
The light-capture and energy-conversion technology platforms underlying the panel include more advanced technology on the front of the cell to convert more light into electricity, modifying the back of the cell to increase electrical conductivity and adding anti-reflective glass coatings that transmit more light while withstanding environmental degradation
SolarWorld Announces $27 Million Technology Upgrade
August 6, 2012 - Solar Novus Today
SolarWorld announced investments totaling US $27 million to upgrade and replace several factory systems and debut technological advances that the company says will boost the power output of its solar panels.
30-Year-Old Solar Module Performing to Factory Specs
October 26, 2012 - Renewable Energy World
Martin Halloway, a green building designer, had been living without electricity for five years before he purchased his first solar panel in 1980. This exact module, an Arco Solar 16-2000, 33 Watt solar panel, was manufactured in 1979.