Solar Photovoltaic

  • Shares of SunEdison Inc. rose 6 percent this morning after Bloomberg reported that investor David Einhorn recommended the shares of the Maryland Heights-based solar energy company and those of its affiliated company TerraForm Power.
  • Having seen sales impacted by U.S. antidumping measures, Solartech Energy and Tainergy Tech are currently expanding their overseas capacities in Malaysia and Vietnam, respectively.
  • Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company (Panasonic) announced it is providing engineering, construction and procurement services to Powertree Services Inc. (Powertree) to build 68 electric vehicle charging stations at multi-unit residential properties in San Francisco.
  • Sunrun, the largest dedicated residential solar company in the United States, today announced a partnership with OutBack Power Technologies, Inc. to pilot renewable energy storage-based systems for a select group of Sunrun solar customers.
  • Today, Pierre Arcand, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Minister responsible for the Northern Plan, Mario Plourde, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cascades, and Mathieu Chagnon, President of Rackam, inaugurated the Alain-Lemaire Solar Park, which will supply energy to Cascades' units in Kingsey Falls.
  • Solar Wind Energy Tower, Inc. (OTCQB: SWET) ( the "Company"), the inventor of large Solar Wind Downdraft Tower structures capable of producing abundant, inexpensive electricity, today announced that its subsidiary Arizona Green Power, LLC , the owner/operator of the San Luis Arizona Energy Tower project, has submitted an application form CEC-RPS-1to the California Energy Commission for Renewable Portfolio Standard "RPS" Precertification, filed as a not yet commercially online facility using renewable fuel, seeking an initial evaluation for compliance as to eligibility for the RPS.
  • Enel Green Power S.p.A., a renewable energy corporation, has begun construction of Lalackama II, a photovoltaic plant in Chile.
  • Kyocera Solar, Inc., a provider of innovative solar power solutions, and Healthy Planet Partners (HPP), a Clean Energy Solutions Fund that finances renewable energy and efficiency projects that optimize performance in commercial buildings, today announced a strategic partnership that will result in lowering capital costs for solar developers and benefit Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) customers.
  • Borrego Solar Systems Inc., a leading designer, developer, installer and financier of grid-tied solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, and sPower (Sustainable Power Group), a prominent renewable energy provider, today announced that they are commencing construction on a solar project located in Suffolk County, Long Island, New York.
  • Andalay Solar (OTCQB: WEST), a leading manufacturer of integrated solar power systems, announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO") granted the company a new patent that covers key aspects of its solar system technology in recognition of the unique and proprietary nature of Andalay's core technology.
  • Suniva Inc., America’s leading manufacturer of high-quality, high-efficiency crystalline silicon photovoltaic (PV) solar cells and high-power solar modules, today announces that three of its partners have been nominated for the 2014 Solar Builder’s Project of the Year award.
  • ET Solar Energy Corp. ("ET Solar"), a leading smart energy solutions provider, announces that it has supplied 5 MW polycrystalline photovoltaic modules to a leading mining operation in Suriname.
  • Galenfeha, Inc. (OTCBB: GLFH), is pleased to announce that the Company has completed successful field testing of its portable, solar regenerated power supply station.
  • The private sector investment arm of the World Bank, International Finance Corporation (IFC), had announced in September that it may offer a loan of $34 million to New Delhi-based solar power developer ACME Solar Energy Pvt Ltd. for a solar project in Rajasthan.
  • Two out-of-state companies are suing Los Angeles after their plan to install an array of 3,500 solar cells on the northeast edge of the San Fernando Valley was thwarted by a local commission.
  •  JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar") (NYSE: JKS), a global leader in the solar photovoltaic (PV) industry, and sPower (Sustainable Power Group), a prominent renewable energy provider, announce details of the first partnership between the two companies.
  • Environment New Jersey issued the following news release: Twenty New Jersey solar businesses issued a letter to the White House today, endorsing limits on carbon pollution from power plants and advocating that solar energy become a focal point of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed Clean Power Plan.
  • Xcel Energy issued the following news release: Today, Mayor Betsy Hodges and the City Council approved agreements with Xcel Energy and CenterPoint Energy that, among other things, establish a first-of-its-kind City-utility Clean Energy Partnership which will have the City and the utility companies collaborating in new ways to help Minneapolis achieve its clean energy goals.
  • SPI Solar (“SPI”) (OTCBB: SOPW), a vertically-integrated photovoltaic solar developer, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Xinyu Xinwei New Energy Co., Ltd. (“Xinwei”), has signed engineering, procurement and construction (“EPC”) agreements for 100 megawatts (“MW”) of solar PV projects in Julu County, Hebei Province, China.
  • The Southern Environmental Law Center issued the following news release: Today, Governor McAuliffe is expected to outline his vision for a "New Economy of Virginia" through implementation of the 2014 Virginia Energy Plan.