Solar in New England Saves Ratepayers Over $1.1 Billion, according to latest Value of Solar Report
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Solar projects, like this one, provide savings for everyone – both solar customers and non-solar customers. A report conducted by Synapse Energy Economics on the economic, environmental, and societal impacts of small-scale solar in New England joins a wide body of evidence demonstrating that solar has tangible benefits for all electricity ratepayers, and not just […]

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ReVision Co-Owners Bring it Home with 2020 Installs
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Sometimes it’s good to take your work home with you! Our amazing team of co-owners works hard to help you transition to clean energy every day of the work week, but they’re not just our fellow co-workers… they’re also ReVision customers! That’s right, in 2020, 16 of our super solar-slinging champions invested in solar, heat […]

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Fikile Brushett is looking for new ways to store energy
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Boston MA (SPX) Dec 03, 2020 Fikile Brushett, an MIT associate professor of chemical engineering, had an unusual source of inspiration for his career in the chemical sciences: the character played by Nicolas Cage in the 1996 movie “The Rock.” In the film, Cage portrays an FBI chemist who hunts down a group of rogue […]

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Efficient and durable perovskite solar cell materials
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Pohang, South Korea (SPX) Nov 27, 2020 Perovskite solar cells are attracting attention as the next-generation solar battery material thanks to their low processing cost and excellent photovoltaic quality. However, it is difficult to commercialize them because their key material – perovskite – is vulnerable to light and moisture. Recently, a POSTECH research team has […]

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Trina Solar and Tongwei join forces to further upgrade the 210 integrated industrial chain
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Zurich, Switzerland (SPX) Nov 20, 2020 Trina Solar reports it’s agreement with Tongwei Co., Ltd. has reached a new level, with three investments and a long term procurement cooperation framework agreement now in place. Gao Jifan, Chairman of Trina Solar, said that the two leading companies focused on 210 products and cooperated to make the […]

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Trina Solar will purchase 85 million square meters of photovoltaic glass from Almaden
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Zurich, Switzerland (SPX) Nov 19, 2020 Caption: Trina Solar signed a procurement contract for 85 million square meters of PV glass Trina Solar Co., Ltd., a leading global PV and smart energy total solution provider, and its eight subsidiaries (hereinafter collectively referred to as “Trina Solar”), and Changzhou Almaden Co., Ltd. (abbreviated as “Almaden”), have […]

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UK government commissions space solar power stations research
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London, UK (SPX) Nov 17, 2020 The UK government has commissioned new research into space-based solar power (SBSP) systems that would use very large solar power satellites to collect solar energy, convert it into high-frequency radio waves, and safely beam it back to ground-based receivers connected to the electrical power grid. It is an idea […]

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New green materials could power smart devices using ambient light
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London, UK (SPX) Nov 16, 2020 We are increasingly using more smart devices like smartphones, smart speakers, and wearable health and wellness sensors in our homes, offices, and public buildings. However, the batteries they use can deplete quickly and contain toxic and rare environmentally damaging chemicals, so researchers are looking for better ways to power […]

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Finland's battery plans spark environmental fears
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Sotkamo, Finland (AFP) Nov 16, 2020 Lines of trucks carrying piles of rock crisscross Finland’s rugged Terrafame mine, which sits 300km (186 miles) below the Arctic Circle and is Europe’s largest source of nickel for electric car batteries. At the immense, 60 square kilometre site, the extracted stone is crushed, heaped into vast mounds and […]

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