Solar Photovoltaic

  • Green Power EMC, the renewable energy supplier for 38 Georgia Electric Membership Corporations (EMCs), has reached a new agreement to purchase the full output of a new 52 megawatt (MWAC) solar array planned for construction in southeast Georgia.
  • Today, Bullfrog Power®, Canada's leading green energy provider, and Montana First Nation, a community in Central Alberta, are announcing a partnership to construct a new solar installation and set up a solar training program.
  • Helen Limited, an electric utilities firm, has announced the construction of Kivikko solar power plant in Helsinki, Finland.
  • SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE) the world's largest renewable energy development company, today announced that it has signed agreements with five municipal entities on Long Island to build seven solar power plants totaling 14 megawatts (MW) DC. The electricity from these power plants will be sold to the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA), an …
  • Atlantic Wind & Solar, Inc. (OTC: AWSL) is pleased to announce it has completed construction on a 160 KW utility scale solar project in Canada and announces the launch of a newly formed Yieldco. The $1.0 million commercial rooftop installation is expected to produce 3,300 megawatt hours of power over the next 20 years supplying Ontario with clean reliable …
  • Apple, Facebook and Google, which own energy-hungry data centers in North Carolina, have called on legislative leaders to halt a move to freeze the state's renewable energy standard.
  • Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that it has supplied modules to Turkey's largest PV project, the Kayseri Organized Industrial Zone PV Plant. The 7.5 MW (AC) ground-mounted PV plant is located in one of Turkey's largest industrial zones, the …
  • Phoenix Solar Pte Ltd., the Singapore-based subsidiary of Phoenix Solar AG, has won a contract to construct a 1.96MWp of rooftop photovoltaic, or PV, systems at the Tuas and Gali Batu train depots in Singapore.
  • Kyocera Corporation (President: Goro Yamaguchi; herein “Kyocera,”) and Century Tokyo Leasing Corporation (President: Shunichi Asada; herein “Century Tokyo Leasing”) announced today that Kyocera TCL Solar LLC has completed construction of its third floating mega-solar power plant in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. A ceremony was held on May 24 to commemorate completion of the 2.3-megawatt (MW) plant, which will generate an estimated total of 2,680 megawatt hours (MWh) per year — enough electricity to power approximately 820 typical households*.
  • Rautaruukki Corporation, a provider of metal-based components and systems, has introduced Ruukki on-wall solar system, a new solar panel solution that can be installed on building's facade.
  • Today, Conergy, a leading global solar company, and Demeter Power, supported by the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative, announce the launch of a new commercial solar financing structure -- PACE Lease(R) (Property Assessed Clean Energy) financing -- and the first customer to benefit from it.
  • Duke Energy Florida today received approval to build, own and operate a 5-megawatt solar facility that will serve the Reedy Creek Improvement District near Orlando.
  • The so-called clean technology sector contributes $2.5 billion to the area's economy and employs 20,000 people in Central Texas, according to a new study released by city leaders and industry advocates Wednesday.
  • Is storage hopeless?
    May 28, 2015 | Allen Greenberg

    DALLAS -Jigar Shah left his audience gasping. "If the storage industry is dependent on backing up solar, it's hopeless. You should quit your job today," Shah, a co-partner in Generate Capital, a San Francisco-based renewables financing firm, told them.

  • A proposed 5-acre solar energy farm at Mitchell International Airport took one step forward this month with a consultant's report showing there are a dozen open spaces large enough for a broad array of sun-tracking panels that would not interfere with aviation or traffic control.
  • Calling it a "huge momentum boost," the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) today praised two Florida newspapers, The Gainesville Sun and Ocala Star-Banner, for their editorial support of a pro-solar, statewide ballot initiative organized by Floridians for Solar Choice. Today, only Florida and a handful of other states ban their residents from …
  • The growing popularity of solar power generation has spurred the Blue Earth County Board to pass regulations about where the panels can be built and what permits will be required.
  • SolTerra Systems, a solar and sustainability contractor, found time and again that when developers looked to cut costs on residential or commercial developments, its work was first to go.
  • The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission will conduct a public hearing on a proposed rate that owners of renewable energy facilities such as solar panels or wind turbines would receive if they sell energy to the city-owned utility.
  • Avista Utilities will harness the sun for power generation through a community solar project in Spokane Valley.