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LED and Transistors Integrated On Same Chip

Engineers from the Smart Lighting Engineering Research Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have successfully integrated a light-emitting diode (LED) and a power transistor on the same gallium nitride (GaN) chip. The ability to integrate LED and a power transistor on one chip opens the way to a new generation of LED technology that would be […] Read more


DelSolar, GCL-Poly in long-term strategic alliance

DelSolar Co. Ltd recently announced that it has signed a long-termsilicon wafer supply contract with GCL (Nanjing) Solar Energy Technology Co. Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Ltd toestablish a long-term strategic alliance. GCL-Poly is one of the world’s leading silicon materials suppliers. According to the contract,GCL-Poly will provide local supplies of wafers […] Read more


7 Green Stocks That Should Recover Short Term

The euro is crumbling… the oil spillwill completely annihilate entire ecosystems… the New York StockExchange needs duct tape… Is the sky falling? It sure seemed that way last Thursday… One piece of bad news after the otherseemed to be the trend last week. But on Thursday afternoon, as we sat around the flat screen in […] Read more


CNPV signs long-term strategic partnership with Photovoltaic Experts

CNPV Solar Power SA, a leading integrated manufacturer of solarphotovoltaic products from the production of ingots, wafers and cellsto the assembly of PV modules that designs, manufactures and supplieshighly efficient and cost effective crystalline solar photovoltaicmodules, today announced that it has entered into a long-term strategicpartnership sales agreement with Photovoltaic Experts GmbH, a Germanleading photovoltaic […] Read more


U.S. Renewable Energy Industries Say Long-Term Growth Reliant on Government Action

Thanks to the stimulus package, U.S. geothermal and solarindustries achieved record growth in 2009, however both industries saylong-term growth relies on more clean energy public policy being passed. Money from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will continueto flow into alternative energy sectors in 2010; so, this year isexpected to be another growth year for […] Read more


Amplesun Solar reaches a long term partnership agreement with AGS Energy Srl

Amplesun Solar has reached a long term partnership agreement with AGS Energy Srl of Italy. GuoqingJin, CEO of AmpleSun Solar, said, ‘This agreement builds up a strategicpartnership between AGS Energy Srl and us, provides more visibilityinto the demand in major PV markets and increases our customerportfolio for 2010.’ Based in Hangzhou, China, AmpleSun Solar deliversits […] Read more


Mass. Solicits Long-Term Solar Contracts

As part of the Bay State’s Green Communities Act, investor-owned utilities must solicit bids for 10-15 year renewable energy production contracts at least twice in the next four years. The first round of solicitations–for 750,000 MWh–is being organized by the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER). The state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard requires electricity suppliers to include […] Read more


CNPV Solar Power signs long-term strategic partnership with Galip Solar

CNPV Solar Power SA, a leading integrated manufacturer of solarphotovoltaic products from the production of ingots, wafers and cellsto the assembly of PV modules that designs, manufactures and supplieshighly efficient and cost effective crystalline solar photovoltaicmodules, has entered into a long-term strategic partnership salesagreement with Galip Solar GmbH, a well-known project development anddistribution company in […] Read more


Trina Solar (TSL) Extends Long Term Supply Agreement With GCL-Poly

Trina Solar (TSL) has announced this morning that it has extended its eight year supply agreement with GCL-Polyanother five years, extending the supply deal through 2020.  GCL-Polywill supply Trina Solar with enough polysilicon and wafers to produceabout 8500MW in solar modules over the next 13 years. “We are very pleased to strengthen our long-term relationshipwith […] Read more


Trade Idea For Wednesday – Yingli Green Energy (YGE)

YGE – The stock failed to continued it’s bearish scenario today. Thestock topped at 13.04 and closed at 12.98. On the daily chart we cansee the short term bearish trend line has been violated to the upside.The bias is now bullish in nearest term but remains neutral in mediumterm. With KD rising we could see […] Read more


What is the Smart Energy Grid?

In the United States, electricity is generally something that wetake for granted.  We flip a switch and a light illuminates the room. Yet the system behind that switch is extremely complex and increasinglyinefficient.  Luckily, entrepreneurs, utility owners, and policymakersare collaborating to address such inefficiencies with the applicationof digital technology.  The smart grid.  You’ve probablyheard the term […] Read more



Hoku, Tianwei amend polysilicon supply agreements

Hoku Materials Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hoku Scientific Inc.,established to manufacture and sell polysilicon for the solar market,and Tianwei New Energy (Chengdu) Wafer Co. Ltd., a subsidiary ofTianwei New Energy Holdings Co. Ltd. that manufactures silicon wafers,photovoltaic cells, and modules in China, have amended their twopolysilicon supply contracts. This amendment is meant toaccelerate […] Read more


Report: Renewables Could Supply 10% Of U.S. Energy Needs By 2020

Renewable energy resources in the U.S. are sufficient to meet asignificant portion of the nation’s electricity needs, says a newreport from the National Research Council. Accordingto the report, non-hydroelectric renewable resources – solar, wind,geothermal and biomass – which currently account for only 2.5% of U.S.electricity could contribute up to 10% by 2020, and 20% or […] Read more