Solar Photovoltaic

  • Despite environmental concerns, the California Energy Commission has given a preliminary green light to an Oakland company's second big solar project in the California desert.
  • A wooded swath between subdivisions and a school in western Chester County could soon claim a renewable-energy first.
  • via PRWEB - IS 41, a 48MW solar farm project located in Bladen County, NC, was one of the selected projects that qualified for the Duke Energy Request For Proposal (RFP) that was announced earlier in the year.
  • SPI Solar (“SPI”) (SOPW:OTCBB), a vertically-integrated photovoltaic solar developer, today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire certain assets relating to current SPI solar PV projects in Hawaii.
  • A San Diego company wants to build an 18-acre solar farm in Selkirk with more than 12,000 solar panels on land owned by the town of Bethlehem.
  • SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR), a leading solar technology and energy services provider, today announced that it has manufactured its one billionth high efficiency solar cell.
  • via PRWEB - IS 41 was one of the Duke Energy's qualifying RFP projects and after months of negotiations the purchase power agreement (PPA) was executed by ISS representatives just this week.
  • Some Marin residents interested in financing solar panels for their house -- or other energy efficiency or water conservation improvements -- have a new option.
  • REC Solar, a national leader in commercial solar system design and installation, today announced growing momentum across the state of Hawaii, with the completion of six solar energy systems for Hawaii's historic Dole Plantation and W.M. Keck Observatory.
  • SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), a leading global solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services, and TerraForm Power, Inc. (NASDAQ: TERP), a global renewable energy company, today announced the interconnection of two large-scale solar projects totalling 50 megawatts (MW) DC in the UK.
  • Dominion Virginia Power announced today that it has selected Capital One's Chester facility to house the first ground-mounted solar energy system in Central Virginia.
  • Dominion (NYSE: D) announced an agreement to acquire two solar energy projects totaling 42 megawatts from EDF Renewable Energy, one of North America's largest independent power producers and renewable energy project developers.
  • In recent years there have been a number of calls to action over climate change by everyone from Brad Pitt to Barack Obama.
  • Global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power today announces the signing of an agreement with Swiss wind farm developer NEK Umwelttechnik to purchase the 225 megawatt (MW) Ayitepa Wind Farm, located 40 kilometres from Accra on the east coast of Ghana.
  • The fight over a United Illuminating plan to install 9,000 solar panels atop the closed Seaside Park dump brought the Connecticut Siting Council to town Thursday.
  • Roseville-based solar energy developer SPI Solar says it has agreed to pay $91.8 million for an international energy company and will take over solar projects in Greece with an annual generating capacity of nearly 26.6 megawatts.
  • Xcel Energy's Southwestern Public Service Company is seeking proposals for additional solar energy resources as a component of its resource planning process.
  • Movers and shakers in solar energy from across Michigan's power grid gathered on the shore of West Grand Traverse Bay to shed some light on the alternative energy source.
  • It will be a little while longer before city residents find out whether plans by The United Illuminating Co. to operate a renewable energy complex on the site of the community's former landfill will be approved.
  • The Laurinburg City Council will hold a public hearing during its regular meeting next week on a request to rezone a 44-acre tract on X-Way Road near the John Blue House from residential to industrial.