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GulfSol 2013 set to address MENA solar power problems

Solar power in the Middle East seems simultaneously logical with sun-scorched deserts everywhere, and illogical, all that oil, at the same time. read more

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Kenya’s Newest Payments Innovation: Equity and Google launch Electronic Payments

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SOLARWORLD SUPPLIES LARGEST SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEM ON SINGLE ROOF TOP IN AFRICA TO VODACOM

About SolarWorld AG: SolarWorld AG manufactures solar power systems and in doing so contributes to a cleaner energy supply worldwide. The company, located in Bonn, employs approximately 2,600 people and carries out production in Freiberg, Germany, and Hillsboro, USA. From raw material silicon to the solar module, SolarWorld manages all stages of production ‒ including its own research and development. Through an international distribution network, SolarWorld supplies customers all over the world with solar modules and complete systems. The company maintains high social standards at all locations across the globe, and has committed itself to resource- and energy-efficient production. SolarWorld has been publically traded on the stock market since 1999. More information at www.solarworld-usa.com (or: www.solarworld-uk.co.uk, www.solarworld.sg , www.solarworld.co.za) read more

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SOLARWORLD AFRICA SUPPLIES WESTERN CAPE AGRI-SECTOR’S LARGEST PV SYSTEM

 

About SolarWorld AG: SolarWorld AG manufactures solar power systems and in doing so contributes to a cleaner energy supply worldwide. The company, located in Bonn, employs approximately 2300 people and carries out production in Freiberg, Germany, and Hillsboro, USA. From raw material silicon to the solar module, SolarWorld manages all stages of production including its own research and development. Through an international distribution network, SolarWorld supplies customers all over the world with solar modules and complete systems. The company maintains high social standards at all locations across the globe, and has committed itself to resource- and energy-efficient production. SolarWorld has been publically traded on the stock market since 1999 and is quoted in the technology index TecDax. SolarWorld achieved sales of about one billion euros for the fiscal year 2011. read more

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The World Market For Military Infrared Imaging Detectors And Systems (Vol. IRW-M, 2013 Edition)

FAIRFIELD, Conn., Jan., 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Maxtech International, Inc. is releasing the 2013 edition of its market research report on military infrared detectors and systems markets (Vol. IRW-M). read more

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Google’s search for wisdom

KAMPALA January 2013 – As the internet becomes readily available and continues to play an integral role in our everyday life, Google is seeking to make search hassle free by giving the web a more personal touch. read more

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Early-stage South African Entrepreneurs to be supported

A new progamme aimed at boosingt High-Growth Investment is underway.

The UCT Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) in association with growth equity fund manager Knife Capital is launching a new executive education  programme to promote the development of early-stage, high growth entrepreneurial activity in South Africa. read more

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Marvell and Global Consumer Electronics Leader Hisense Introduce New Generation of Smart TVs and Set-top Boxes with Google TV

Marvell is a world leader in the development of storage, communications, and consumer silicon solutions. (PRNewsFoto/Marvell)

Marvell’s award-winning ARMADA 1500 series SoC platform continues to lead the way for global OEMs to deliver high-performance, low-power and affordable Smart TV devices for the mass market

LAS VEGAS and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL) today announced that the award-winning Marvell® ARMADA®1500 series System-on-Chip (SoC) platform (88DE3100) is at the core of new Google TV products from Hisense, including the Hisense Pulse and the XT780 Smart TV series. Hisense’s expanding U.S. footprint underscores Marvell’s role in a growing global ecosystem for Google TV-enabled entertainment. Marvell and Hisense will demonstrate the new products – including the XT780, which has been recognized as a CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Award Honoree – at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show in Booth Nos. 31423 (South Hall 3) and 7243 (Central Hall), respectively. read more

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Technology entrepreneurs get the boost

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

The well known Oppenheimer family is investing in South African venture firm 4Di Capital, to back technology entrepreneurs. read more

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HealthQ Technologies making history in the medical arena

By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa

A Stellenbosch based company has created the world’s first open source metabolic chamber. read more

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JinkoSolar to Supply 81 MW WBHO-Building Energy in South Africa

SHANGHAI, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE: JKS), a leading global solar power product manufacturer, today announced that it has signed a contract with fix price to supply WBHO-Building Energy (Pty) Ltd. (“WBHO-BE”) with 81 MW of photovoltaic (PV) modules for the solar PV park project in Gamagara Local Municipality, Northern Cape Province, South Africa. read more

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Global Competitors Threaten U.S. Lead in Mobile Broadband: Deloitte Report

 

New spectrum policy and accelerated investment in 4G technologies needed to secure U.S. leadership read more

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JinkoSolar Cooperate with CJIC to Develop Kenya’s Largest Solar Power Plant

 

SHANGHAI, Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE: JKS), a leading global solar power product manufacturer, today announced it has signed an cooperative agreement with China Jiangxi Corporation for International Economic & Technical Co, Ltd. (“CJIC”) to provide technical support for CJIC’s 50MW solar power project development in Kenya. Under the agreement, JinkoSolar is also appointed by CJIC as the preferred module supplier for this project. read more

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JinkoSolar Selected to Power First Ever Off-grid Utility Scale PV System in South Africa

 

SHANGHAI, Aug. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ — JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (“JinkoSolar” or the “Company”) (NYSE: JKS), a leading global solar power product manufacturer, will work with EPC partner Solea Renewables to deliver a Limpopo province chrome mine with the first ever off-grid utility scale photovoltaic system in South Africa. The 1 megawatt plant will produce approximately 1.8 GWh of electricity per year and will effectively reduce the mine’s daytime diesel dependency for the next 20 to 30 years. read more

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