Photos - Recently Completed Projects
5 October 2011
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Outstanding Business Opportunity Victoria
19 July 2011
Doncaster 19 July, Oakleigh 20th July & Huntingdale 21st July 2011
A Unique Green Opportunity.
18 August 2010
Melbourne Wednesday 18th & Thursday 19th August 2010 6.30pm - 8.00 pm.
Press Release - Florida August 2010
2 August 2010
First tensile, membrane solar parking structure utilizing thin film photovoltaic solar panels.
New European Offices
17 November 2009
SKYShades International is delighted to announce the opening of three new offices.
5 August 2009
Revamp website. Launched mid August.
Field Development and Testing
15 July 2009
SKYShades today delivered panels to a firm of electrical engineers who will continue the development of the SKYShades rural isolated water pumping power supply.
This is in response to a design request and delivery for this application by an Authorised Distrtibutor.
Power Plastic Panels commence delivery
17 June 2009
Konarka has delivered the first 98 panels for umbrella applications and product development and field testing.
The panels are 'pre commercial production' models and sizes.
Prototype SOLARBrella Released
19 May 2009
SKYShades Australia today, in a strategic alliance with SKYSpan, released a prototype of its Solar Plastic Powered umbrella.
Konarka Opens World’s Largest Solar Manufacturing Facility
7 October 2008
Konarka Opens World’s Largest Roll-to-Roll Thin Film Solar Manufacturing Facility with One Gigawatt Nameplate Capacity
8 September 2008
Much field-testing has taken place since February'08 both in Orlando, Fl where SKYShades officials have been perfecting the 'bonding system' to ensure that the electricity-generating panels are protected from the elements etc., and in Lowell Mass., where Konarka’s officials have been connecting and measuring the electrical components.
(ii) Car Park Integrated Canopies
8 September 2008
It was reported earlier that SKYShades has programmed to install car park structures with Power Plastic panels over 1000 cars at the Orlando International Airport. Prior to gaining the necessary County approvals, there have been requests for SKYShades to build a 'sample' number of these structures to carry out testing of electricity reticulation and to ensure that all safety measures have been conformed with.
ANALYSIS - Solar rally seen far off as subsidy fears mount
10 July 2008
First Solar Inc (FSLR.O: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) has been a relative bright spot in the industry. Shares of the thin film solar maker, which were trading at $275.25 on Thursday, were up 92 percent from their 2008 low of $143.31, hit in January, and had declined less than 1 percent in the last three weeks.
Investing in Solar Installers - The Other Side of Solar
9 July 2008
It's fair to say that, so far, solar installers have been the red-headed stepchild of the renewable energy investment world.
Their counterparts, module manufacturers and silicon suppliers, have been in a noticeably different boat. And rightly so.
Renewable energy in 'green gold rush'
1 July 2008
Labelled a "green gold rush," global investment in renewable energy surged some 60 per cent to $148 billion in 2007.
Global investment in renewable energy surged 60 per cent to $148 billion (74.3 billion) last year and is still accelerating despite the slowdown in the wider economy, according to the United Nations.
12 June 2008
SSA today launched a redesigned and more powerful SOLARBrella.
SKYShades Wins Design Excellence Award
24 August 2007
SKYShades has won the prestigious Design Excellence Award in the 2007 Orange County Urban Design Commission Awards Program. SKYShades took home the Award of Merit in the Commercial Projects Section with its uniquely designed Shade Structure at Images Auto Spa.