Not Your Typical Solar Panel
Crystal Green Energy Corporation is an emerging green technology company currently developing Combined Heat and Power (CHP) panels (which they call Solar Optic Modules) for residential and commercial applications. Their patent-pending Luminosity Lens concentrates the sun’s rays on an extremely compact (1×1.1sq.m) panel, delivering over 600W CHP per panel. Compared to a traditional solar panel operating at around 15% efficiency, the SOM boasts a remarkable efficiency close to 40%.
A byproduct of this revolutionary design is a substantial amount of thermal heat. That heat could be used to decrease your domestic hot water or heating system costs.
The Sudbury, Ontario-based company is hoping to have SOMs available on the market by early next year. While the technology has potential commercial and industrial applications, the company expects the first users to be residential customers and small business owners.
At this time, Crystal Green Energy is a private company. For more information on Crystal Green Energy, visit their website at www.crystalgreenenergy.com and follow @cgenergycorp on Twitter.
GUELPH, Ontario, April 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that it has connected an additional six solar power plants, totaling 39.4MWp to the grid, bringing its total fleet of solar power plants in commercial operation in the United Kingdom to approximately 103.0MWp.
The six solar power plants were connected to the grid in March 2016 under the Renewable Obligations Certificate (ROC) program.
"We are very pleased to announce that our portfolio of operating solar power plants in the UK has now reached over 100MWp," commented Dr. Shawn Qu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Solar, "We remain committed to leveraging our industry-leading position and expertise in solar project development to meet the growing demand of clean solar energy in the UK and around the world."
About Canadian Solar Inc.
Founded in 2001 in Canada, Canadian Solar is one of the world's largest and foremost solar power companies. As a leading manufacturer of solar photovoltaic modules and a provider of solar energy solutions, Canadian Solar has a geographically diversified pipeline of utility-scale power projects. In the past 14 years, Canadian Solar has successfully deployed over 14 GW of premium quality modules in over 90 countries around the world. Furthermore, Canadian Solar is one of the most bankable companies in the solar industry, having been publicly listed on NASDAQ since 2006.
Source: Canadian Solar Inc.
Potentia Solar - Partnering with Ontario School Boards for a Cleaner, Greener Tomorrow
Potentia Solar is a leading independent solar power producer in Ontario. Through partnering with school boards, Potentia is installing solar rooftops while making much needed roof repairs for schools across Ontario, while helping educate future generations on the benefits of solar power.
Potentia Solar is focused on developing, owning and operating solar photovoltaic energy systems for rooftop and ground installations. Their proven technology and demonstrated track record of delivering solar-powered electricity into Ontario’s energy mix enables communities to lessen their reliance on fossil-based fuels.
For more information on Potentia Solar, visit their website at www.potentiasolar.com.
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We believe it is essential that we move to a clean energy economy and lessen our dependence on fossil fuels this decade. This blog shares ideas, news and other information about better, cleaner ways to meet our energy needs.