Solar Topps Supports the Indian Community by Sponsoring the June 19th Sonu Nigam Concert and Dance Extravaganza …

TEMPE, AZ–(Marketwire – 06/10/11) – Solar Topps ( ), leading solar installation and solar leasing company, is proud to support the Indian community in Arizona by sponsoring the upcoming concert for one India’s greatest music superstars. Sonu Nigam and band will provide a music and dance extravaganza to a nearly sold out crowd at Read More

First Solar Inc.

The Arizona-based solar panel maker said it will build two new factories to help meet demand. The plants, planned for the United States and Vietnam, will boost First Solar’s manufacturing capacity by nearly 500 megawatts when they are completed in 2012. The factories are in addition to planned facilities in Malaysia, Germany, and France. When Read More

SunEdison Scores Big Solar Contracts

The solar services provider SunEdison had a few big announcements recently. This week, the company said it was awarded a contract to build a 14.5 MW solar PV plant at an Air Force Base in Arizona, as well as a contract to deploy 2.2 MW on rooftops in the province of Ontario.

E-Ton subsidiary Adema lands 1.89MWp PV project in Arizona

Taiwan-based solar cell maker E-Ton Solar Tech on July 30 announced Adema Technologies, a California-based mono-Si ingot maker wholly owned by E-Ton’s subsidiary Gloria Solar International Holding (GIH), has signed a contract worth NT$210 million (US$6.5 million) with Arizona-based Tucson Electric Power (TEP) to set up a 1.89MWp PV system, with completion scheduled for the Read More

First Solar awaits clear signals from China

BEIJING: US company First Solar, which plans to build the world’s largest solar power plant in Inner Mongolia, could hear from China in coming months the amount of subsidy it will get, the company’s president said. “Right now, the National Energy Administration is still deliberating over those prices,” Bruce Sohn said in an interview during Read More

SOLON Corporation Brings Affordable Solar to Schools

TUCSON, Ariz.—-SOLON Corporation, one of the largest crystalline silicon solar manufacturers in the U.S. and a fully owned subsidiary of SOLON SE, today announced it has more than 8.7 megawatt of solar energy projects in two Arizona school districts, including the largest K-12 rooftop system in the nation.

The K7RA Solar Update

Sunspots made a strong return this week — and so did geomagnetic activity. The average daily solar flux increased 4.2 points to 79.6; on Wednesday, May 5, the daily sunspot number reached 77, the highest in nearly four years. The sunspot number hasnt been as high since May 28, 2006, when it was 78. Sunspot Read More