Home > Press > Nanosolar Shipping for Megawatt Municipal Power Plant
|NANOSOLAR INC. PANELS|
Nanosolar Inc., a global leader in solar power innovation, and Beck Energy, a leading integrator of large-scale solar power systems, today announced that they have won a highly competitive public selection process for a solar power plant located on a former landfill owned by one of the largest waste management companies in Eastern Germany.
Nanosolar Shipping for Megawatt Municipal Power Plant
SAN JOSE, CA | Posted on December 18th, 2007
The project will employ the Nanosolar Utility Panel(TM) in combination with systems technology and services from Beck Energy. The initial size of the plant is 1MW, an amount sufficient to power approximately 400 homes.
The Nanosolar Utility Panel(TM) is Nanosolar's first product as part of its award-winning PowerSheet(TM) product line -- recently named the Top Innovation of the Year 2007 by Popular Science Magazine -- and the company's solution for building solar power plants on free fields at the outskirts of towns and cities.
"This is the first time that a solar electricity cell and panel has been designed entirely and specifically for utility-scale power generation," said Martin Roscheisen, CEO of Nanosolar. "It will set the standard for green power generation at utility scale."
"The unique design and system economics of the Nanosolar Utility Panel(TM) are instrumental in enabling us to drive the cost efficiency of solar electricity systems," said Bernhard Beck, CEO of Beck Energy GmbH. "Every town and city should have its own solar farm in the future."
Solar-electric power plants have advantages over concentrating solar-thermal plants as well as coal-fired and other conventional plants in that they can be deployed in a much broader range of possible field locations, a much broader range of possible sizes, and with much shorter project planning and implementation cycles. They now can be very economical as well, giving municipal power producers and utilities a new option for generating and delivering cost-efficient green power.
About Beck Energy
Beck Energy is a leading provider of turn-key multi-MW ground-based solar power plants. With a track record of having built some of Europe's first and largest solar power plants, Beck Energy was the first major customer of First Solar and introduced their product to the market in 2002. More information on Beck Energy is available on the Internet at http://www.beck-energy.de/ .
About Nanosolar Inc.
Nanosolar is a global leader in solar power innovation. With its proprietary nanoparticle ink and roll-printing technology, Nanosolar owns the processes and designs to produce the world's most cost-efficient solar cells and make them available in many versatile product forms. The company has manufacturing operations in Silicon Valley, California, and the Berlin capital region, Germany. More information on Nanosolar is available on the Internet at http://www.nanosolar.com/ .
For more information, please click here
Copyright © PR Newswire Association LLC.
If you have a comment, please Contact
Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.
Scientists Test Nanoparticle "Alarm Clock" to Awaken Immune Systems Put to Sleep by Cancer July 25th, 2014
A*STAR and industry form S$200M semiconductor R&D July 25th, 2014
Silicene Labs Announces the Launch of Patent-Pending, 2D Materials Composite Index™ : The Initial 2D Materials Composite Index™ for Q2 2014 Is: 857.3; Founders Include World-Renowned Physicist and Seasoned Business and IP Professionals July 24th, 2014
Iranian Scientists Produce Transparent Nanocomposite Coatings with Longer Lifetime July 24th, 2014
NNCO Announces an Interactive Webinar: Progress Review on the Coordinated Implementation of the National Nanotechnology Initiative 2011 Environmental, Health, and Safety Research Strategy July 23rd, 2014
Harris & Harris Group to Host Conference Call on Second-Quarter 2014 Financial Results on August 15, 2014 July 23rd, 2014
Deadline Announced for Registration in 7th Int'l Nanotechnology Festival in Iran July 23rd, 2014
Iran to Hold 3rd Int'l Forum on Nanotechnology Economy July 22nd, 2014
STFC takes delivery of the 100th Hitachi Tabletop SEM in the UK July 3rd, 2014
University of Maastricht Adds Complete Correlative Workflow from FEI to its Institute of Nanoscopy June 23rd, 2014
LatticeGear Sells First LatticeAx 300 Cleaving System to X-FAB: LatticeAx 300 provides fast, accurate cross-sectioning of samples for analysis — more accurately than manual methods and faster and less expensively than automated systems June 9th, 2014
UMass Amherst Purchases Nanonex Advanced 8" NIL Tool NX-2608BA May 28th, 2014
Steam from the sun: New spongelike structure converts solar energy into steam July 21st, 2014
Making dreams come true: Making graphene from plastic? July 2nd, 2014
Shrinky Dinks close the gap for nanowires July 1st, 2014
New Study Raises Possibility of Production of P-Type Solar Cells July 1st, 2014